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Telecom Egypt   11.48        GMC GROUP FOR INDUSTRIAL COMME   1.29        Modern Company For Water Proof   1.03        Ismailia Misr Poultry   2.45        El Arabia for Investment & Dev   0.34        Pioneers Holding   2.84        Ezz Steel   7.86        Egyptian Real Estate Group   6.85        Rakta Paper Manufacturing   4.39        Orascom Telecom Holding (OT)   3.92        Naeem Holding   0.19        Egyptian Iron & Steel   6.87        Northern Upper Egypt Developme   4.93        Canal Shipping Agencies   7.39        Misr Chemical Industries   5.65        United Arab Shipping   0.43        Egyptians Housing Development    1.94        Universal For Paper and Packag   4.94        Egyptian for Tourism Resorts   0.69        Upper Egypt Contracting   0.8        Egyptian Financial Group-Herme   7.42        Orascom Construction Industrie   240.82        Modern Shorouk Printing & Pack   7        Heliopolis Housing   21.65        Raya Holding For Technology An   4.57        United Housing & Development   8.93        International Agricultural Pro   2.1        Gulf Canadian Real Estate Inve   18.08        Alexandria Pharmaceuticals   45.71        Arab Cotton Ginning   2.46        Egyptian Chemical Industries (   7.26        National Real Estate Bank for    11.84        Six of October Development & I   15.03        National Development Bank   6.72        Oriental Weavers   20.66        Arab Gathering Investment   16.29        Egyptians Abroad for Investmen   2.75        Credit Agricole Egypt   9.04        Palm Hills Development Company   1.61        Remco for Touristic Villages C   2.13        Commercial International Bank    29.87        El Ezz Porcelain (Gemma)   1.9        Egyptian Starch & Glucose   5.4        Arab Real Estate Investment (A   0.41        South Valley Cement   3.12        Citadel Capital - Common Share   2.5        Ceramic & Porcelain   2.88        Rowad Tourism (Al Rowad)   5.05        Union National Bank - Egypt "    3.25        El Nasr Transformers (El Maco)   4.78        Egyptian Media Production City   2.31        GB AUTO   27        Sharkia National Food   3.78        Egyptian Transport (EGYTRANS)   7.85        El Kahera Housing   4.97        El Shams Housing & Urbanizatio   2.45        Egyptian Kuwaiti Holding   0.7        Cairo Poultry   8.32        ARAB POLVARA SPINNING & WEAVIN   2.11        Egyptian Financial & Industria   8        T M G Holding   4.03        Asek Company for Mining - Asco   10.66        Misr Hotels   27        Egyptian Electrical Cables   0.56        Medinet Nasr Housing   22.51        Mena Touristic & Real Estate I   1.21        ELSWEDY CABLES   18        Prime Holding   0.91        Al Arafa Investment And Consul   0.17        Alexandria Spinning & Weaving    0.74        Gharbia Islamic Housing Develo   8.41        General Company For Land Recla   16.6        Alexandria Cement   8.9        Arab Valves Company   0.94        Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals   12.4        TransOceans Tours   0.09        Egyptian for Developing Buildi   6.43        Egyptian Gulf Bank   1.24        Kafr El Zayat Pesticides   18.19        Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt -   35.1        National company for maize pro   11.86        Delta Construction & Rebuildin   4.03        Zahraa Maadi Investment & Deve   48.25        Samad Misr -EGYFERT   3.52        Egypt for Poultry   1.41        Cairo Development and Investme   11.7        Cairo Pharmaceuticals   20.1        Maridive & oil services   0.9        Suez Canal Bank   3.75        Nile Pharmaceuticals   15.81        The Arab Dairy Products Co. 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Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-23 13:16:27
GITEX  Technology week 2013 one of the biggest and most important IT and business events in MENA region which lasted over 4 days and Egypt participated in it headed by Eng. Atef Helmy, the Egyptian Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for the event of launching PLUTO tablet in collaboration with Arab Organization for Industrialization(AOI) , Intel which is the first tablet to be assembled in Egypt with Intel. The PLUTO tablet with Intel Inside will strike the Egyptian market with the balance between price, performance and elegant design and is specifically designed for cost-conscious consumers and first-time tablet buyers who do not want to sacrifice device performance or user experience over cost. The PLUTO tablet with Intel Inside will be available for sale in Egypt across different retail stores by end of this year 2013 through Nordix Egypt, who will be responsible for the supply, marketing, distribution and sales of the product and will be offered for the price of 1777EGP. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-23 08:30:56
Billionaire Carlos Slim could funnel one of Latin America’s steadiest streams of cash into Telekom Austria AG or Telecom Italia SpA (TIT)’s Brazil unit after his botched bid for Royal KPN NV. Slim’s mobile-phone carrier America Movil SAB (AMXL) generated more cash than 99 percent of Latin American companies in each of the four quarters through June, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Cash flow amounted to at least $2.83 billion in each of the past eight quarters, meaning even a transaction the size of Slim’s withdrawn $9.9 billion offer for Dutch phone carrier KPN could be funded from operations in as little as a year.After the failed attempt to acquire KPN, the continuous flow of phone-bill payments into Slim’s coffers gives him flexibility to pursue alternative telecommunications assets as they become available. Telekom Austria and Telefonica (TEF) SA’s Czech unit may give Mexico City-based America Movil more ways to expand in Europe, while Telecom Italia’s struggles to pay down debt may put its controlling stake in Brazilian mobile carrier Tim Participacoes SA (TIMP3) up for grabs, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Inc. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-23 07:25:29
Apple Inc on Tuesday offered free upgrades for life on its operating system and business software, and unveiled thinner iPads and faster Mac computers ahead of a competitive holiday shopping season. The debut of the one-pound iPad Air and MacBook Pro with sharper 'retina' display repeats a pattern of recent launches with improvements in existing lines rather than totally new products, and Apple shares fell 0.3 percent for the day. Apple said upgrades to its Mac operating system and iWork software suite, which compete with Microsoft Corp's Excel, Word and other applications, will now be offered for all MacBooks and Mac computers. That brings Apple's model of free system software upgrades on phones and tablets to the computer market, where Apple is still the underdog to Microsoft's Windows. Apple may be trying to safeguard its grip on mobile software as Microsoft revs up its Windows-powered Surface Pro, which runs applications, such as Word or Excel, that are the standard for business customers, analysts said. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-23 07:24:40
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp has halted at least one of its four main manufacturing lines, accounting for at least a fifth of total capacity, and is outsourcing production as a sales slump puts pressure on its cash flow, according to sources with direct knowledge of the situation. A Reuters reporter who visited an HTC factory at the company's former headquarters in Taoyuan, about an hour's drive from Taipei, saw loading docks shuttered and a sign on a locked lobby door that read: "Lobby is temporarily closed for use. Thank you for your cooperation." HTC launched its latest version of the flagship One series handsets this year but has struggled to gain traction in a market dominated by larger rivals Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. The company, whose woes have been exacerbated by supply chain constraints and internal turmoil, reported its first ever quarterly loss this month and its cash flow from operations dropped to a negative $707.27 million as of the end of June. Despite lackluster sales, HTC devices usually receive rave reviews, and it has in recent months expanded its range to include smaller and larger models of the One phone and hinted at further products, including a tablet and a wearable device. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-22 14:43:43
Telecom Egypt (ETEL.CA), the country’s landline phone monopoly, has not received a formal offer a from Vodafone Plc (VOD) to acquire 45 % stake of its Egyptian unit, owned by Telecom Egypt. This comes after media reports published early Tuesday revealed that Vodafone Plc expressed interest in buying the shares it doesn’t already own in Vodafone Egypt, owned by the country’s landline phone monopoly. The long-awaited integrated license would allow Telecom Egypt, 80 percent owned by the government, to provide mobile services. The company said in August it’s not obliged to sell the Vodafone stake to acquire license. Telecom Egypt shares have gained 1.9 percent this year compared with a 14 percent advance for the benchmark. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-22 09:39:05
Even as BlackBerry Ltd. (BB)’s sales tumbled in recent years, the company continued amassing patents, building an intellectual-property hoard that’s now central to its effort to entice bidders. The struggling smartphone maker received 986 patents last year, a 49 percent increase from 2011, according to figures compiled by the Intellectual Property Owners Association. BlackBerry’s patents are valued at anywhere from $1 billion to $3 billion, depending on how many of them have already been licensed out, analysts and patent experts estimate.Working in BlackBerry’s favor: The patents cover similar technology as Apple Inc.’s intellectual property, and much of the portfolio is only a few years old. The downside is that the market for such assets has cooled. Previous patent buyers such as Apple (AAPL) and Google Inc. amassed broad portfolios in patent deals two years ago. “This is an incredibly volatile market,” said Ron Laurie, managing director of Palo Alto, California-based Inflexion Point Strategy, who advises companies on patents. “It all depends on perceived demand and strategic value.” A higher patent valuation would help the company as it seeks offers better than Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. (FFH)’s tentative $4.7 billion buyout proposal, even if it means breaking the company up to get the fullest value for the assets. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-22 08:57:07
Telekom Austria AG and local units of Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. (13) and Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE) tightened their hold on the Alpine republic’s mobile-phone market in a spectrum auction that raised 2 billion euros ($2.7 billion). Telekom Austria bought half of the 28 available frequency blocks for 1.03 billion euros, the Rundfunk & Telekom Regulierungs broadcast and phone-industry overseer said yesterday. Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile unit spent 654 million euros on nine packages, and Hutchison’s Three division paid 330 million euros for the remaining five, the regulator said.The price tag is “clearly above expectations,” Bernd Maurer, an analyst at Raiffeisen Centrobank, said by phone. Telekom Austria fell the most in almost four years in Vienna trading. The auction, the biggest in Austria’s history, was delayed by a year after Hutchison agreed to buy mobile operator Orange Austria from Mid Europa Partners LLP in 2012. Three and larger operators Telekom Austria and T-Mobile are the only mobile-service providers in the country following the takeover. No other company took part in yesterday’s competition, in which the regulator was seeking a combined minimum of 526 million euros from all suitors. Telekom Austria dropped as much as 8.8 percent to 5.73 euros, the steepest intraday decline since December 2009. It traded 8 percent lower at 5.78 euros as of 10:11 a.m. in Vienna. Deutsche Telekom fell 0.8 percent in Frankfurt while Hutchison rose 1.7 percent in Hong Kong. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-21 12:26:12
Samsung Gulf Electronics Co, Ltd., a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, announced the launch of the world’s largest display unit for luxury retail outlets and corporate venues at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai. The 95-inch Large Format Display (LFD) (Model #ME95), which is available for the first time in the region, offers LED Backlit technology (, crystal clear picture quality and superior reliability. Boasting a super slim bezel width of 1.5mm and a total width of just 45.8mm this LED display is ideal for easy installation within meeting rooms or retail spaces. The 95-inch display also offers a dual core processor and high definition graphics with Wi-Fi capabilities. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-21 12:16:03
Samsung Electronics Co. has signed cooperation protocol recently with the Education Ministry in order to develop 11 computer labs in many schools in Beni Suef. Mohamed Hossam, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education in Beni Suef, Mr. Duke Park, General Manager of Samsung Egypt, have signed the protocol  in the presence of Beni Suef Governor, Mohamed Magdy Al-Batity. Duke Park said supporting and developing the coming generations throughout technology is the first step to form the future of Egypt, stressing that the governorate’s youth and children deserve all the opportunities which will help them to achieve their goals and express their views. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-20 10:37:00
Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (“Global Telecom” or “GTH”) (GTHE.CA) announced that its Algerian subsidiary Orascom Telecom Algerie (“OTA”) has been awarded one of the three provisional 3G licenses offered in Algeria, at a formal ceremony. Final licenses with the relevant coverage obligations are expected to be granted after payment of fees, satisfaction of the conditions indicated in the tender documents and receipt of clearances and approvals from various governmental authorities. The 3G license will cost DZD 3 billion (approximately USD 40 million) and will be valid for 15 years, after which successive renewals will be in five year fixed terms. OTA received an exceptional approval from the Bank of Algeria allowing OTA to make foreign payments to acquire equipment exclusively dedicated to 3G technologies. This exception is a conditioned derogation to the current ban on foreign payments. More»