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[8 May 2008 | No Comment | 438 supporters]

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 8, 2008 – Speaking at the U.S.-Arab Economic Forum in Washington, D.C., Intel Corporation Chairman Craig Barrett shared his vision on the role of technology and education in driving a digital transformation in the Middle East.

“Education and technology can expand what is possible and create opportunities for people across the Middle East,” said Barrett. The foundation for innovation in today’s knowledge based economy relies on a highly educated workforce and a strong technology infrastructure. Together they make up the backbone of the modern economy.”
Barrett also said such …

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[27 Feb 2008 | No Comment | 983 supporters]

Introduces Immediate Worldwide Availability of Enterprise Services and Complete Open Source Portfolio of MySQL Database Products
SANTA CLARA, CA February 26, 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced it has completed the acquisition of MySQL AB, developer of the world’s most popular open source database, for approximately $1 billion in total consideration. Sun also unveiled the immediate availability of MySQL’s complete portfolio of products and enterprise services backed by its 17,000-strong global sales and services organization and its extensive international network of authorized distribution channels. Sun now provides …

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[21 Jan 2008 | No Comment | 820 supporters]

Kuala Lumpur, January 21, 2008 – Economists have long recognized the important role information technology (IT) can play in a country’s development.  To better understand that role, and to quantify the direct benefits to local economies from IT, in 2007 International Data Corporation (IDC) conducted a study of the economic impact of IT in 82 countries.
From that study, IDC reports that Malaysia’s IT sector is expected to generate more than 98,000 new jobs from 2007 to 2011 and account for the creation of more than 800 new IT companies within …