Oracle announces Dubai Digital Hub

Oracle has announced the opening of its 400-salesperson ‘Digital Hub’, as well as the expected mid-2017 go-live of its first Middle East data centre in Abu Dhabi.

Samsung announces Galaxy Note7 fire causes

Following several months of investigations, Samsung Electronics today announced the cause of the Note7 incidents as two separate lithium-ion battery faults, as well as explaining measures to prevent a recurrence during a press conference held in Seoul, Korea.

Injazat Data Systems names new CEO

Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi investment and development company, has announced the appointment of Khaled Al Melhi as the new CEO of Injazat Data Systems (Injazat), a regional IT managed services provider wholly owned by Mubadala.

Avaya files for bankruptcy

Communications company Avaya has announced that it filed for Chapter 11 protection in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.


Google buys Twitter’s app development platform

Google has acquired Twitter’s mobile application development platform Fabric – for an undisclosed sum – to merge with its own Firebase development team. This will form part of the Google Developer Products Group.


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