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THE Internet Of Things Increases Risks Of Cyber Attack

While the innovation brought by the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon leads to growth and convergence of processes, smart devices and data, IoT will significantly expose businesses and consumers to cyberattacks. Industry experts believe that any smart and computing devices can be compromised and serve...
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Half the world will be online by 2017

Over 50% of the global population will have Internet access within three years’ time, with mobile broadband over smartphones and tablets now the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2014 edition of the State of Broadband report. Released today in New York at the 10th meeting...
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GCC Internet Penetration Rates On Growth Track

The internet penetration rates in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) will increase from 54.99% last year to 66.82 per cent by 2017, according to a new study revealed on Tuesday. The first ever Arab Knowledge Economy Report 2014 is a joint study done by Madar Research and Development and Orient Planet...
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Lebanon To Have Fifth Highest Internet Penetration Rate In The Region

The number of internet users in Lebanon is expected to reach 3.2 million in 2017, according to a study by a Dubai- based market research firm, Madar Research & Development According to the report, the number of Internet users in Lebanon would account for 4.1% of total Internet users in the Levant...
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Attitudes And Behaviors Of MENA Internet Users

The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR) has launched the key findings of a major new study into the attitudes and behaviors of Internet users in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The research, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the region, was launched...
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Middle East Internet Usage And Projections Until 2015

The following informative infographic - Middle East Internet Usage , shows internet usage statistics and prevailing trends throughout the Middle East. Middle East internet use is 90 million and this figure will climb to 413 million by 2015.     
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Two-Thirds Of The Developing World Will Be Internet Users by 2014​

According to the United Nations International Telecommunications Union report, globally, Internet users are expected to hit 3 billion by the end of 2014, which accounts for about 40 ​%​ of the world’s population. Among those users, over three quarters are from developed countries while two-thirds...
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E-Commerce Trends In The Middle East On Mobile and Desktop: A Study By PayPal

A recent research conducted by The PayPal on e-commerce in the Middle East in conjunction with Ipsos shows that the Middle East’s online commerce market grew 29% from $7 billion in 2011 to $9 billion in 2012. The Middle East market will  reach $15 billion by 2015 and this year’s growth reveals...
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Firewall Glitch Brings Hope For Iranian Internet Users

credit, Barbara Dieu:Creative Commons Internet users in Iran were surprised on Monday to find that they could access Facebook and Twitter without having to evade the government's firewall, which had blocked direct access to the websites for years. Hours later, the same sites Tuesday chewed over the...
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Internet Is Among The Top Sources Of Entertainment In the Middle East

65% of the people in the Middle East consider Internet as one of the source of their entertainment. A recent study released by the Northwestern University in Qatar revealed some interesting statistics on which mediums are the key sources of entertainment in the Middle East. The most important source...
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