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Alwaleed-backed Twitter says it plans to raise $1.3bn
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Alwaleed-backed Twitter says it plans to raise $1.3bn

Friday, 12 September 2014 10:25 AM

Social media giant announces plan to issue convertible senior notes, its first debt offering since market debut

Saudi pays $80,000 for phone number
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Saudi pays $80,000 for phone number

Thursday, 11 September 2014 1:57 PM

State-owned Saudi Telecom Company raised more than $1.3m by auctioneering 64 'special' numbers

Prince Alwaleed holds talks with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey
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Prince Alwaleed holds talks with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 4:35 PM

Meeting comes as Saudi billionaire's interest in US social media platform is worth about $1.2bn from initial investment of $300m

Saudi call charges among the highest in the world
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Saudi call charges among the highest in the world

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 12:04 PM

Shoura Council calls on kingdom’s authorities to reduce tariffs

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Saudi's Mobily launches VC fund for tech start-ups
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Saudi's Mobily launches VC fund for tech start-ups

Sunday, 31 August 2014 2:05 PM

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) fosters its position of innovation in Saudi Arabia by launching its venture capital arm to support tech start-up ecosystem

Saudi e-commerce to hit $13bn in 2015
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Saudi e-commerce to hit $13bn in 2015

Sunday, 10 August 2014 3:33 PM

Saudi Arabia’s e-commerce market will soon enter a developed market stage, according to recent analysis

Saudi judges face their own trials over political comments
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Saudi judges face their own trials over political comments

Sunday, 10 August 2014 1:43 PM

One judge allegedly criticised the sentence of a religious teacher linked to Al Qaeda,

Alwaleed-backed Twitter's user growth up 24% in Q2
Technology»

Alwaleed-backed Twitter's user growth up 24% in Q2

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:57 AM

Saudi billionaire invested in the social media site in 2011

Indian IT major inks JV deal for Saudi Arabia
Technology»

Indian IT major inks JV deal for Saudi Arabia

Friday, 25 July 2014 10:01 AM

Tech Mahindra Ltd signs agreement with Midad Holding to boost services in Gulf kingdom

Saudi's Mobily posts 18.6% slump in Q2 net profit
Technology»

Saudi's Mobily posts 18.6% slump in Q2 net profit

Monday, 21 July 2014 6:14 PM

Gulf kingdom's No 2 telecom operator records profit drop after scrapping network sharing deal with Atheeb Telecom

Saudi Telecom Co's Q2 net profit almost doubles
Technology»

Saudi Telecom Co's Q2 net profit almost doubles

Monday, 21 July 2014 1:08 PM

Gulf's biggest telco reports 96% surge in second quarter profit to $747m

Twitter, Facebook to be taught in Saudi schools
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Twitter, Facebook to be taught in Saudi schools

Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:15 AM

Social media use is restricted in the conservative kingdom but now students will learn how to ‘manage’ such websites

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Saudi judge on trial for using Twitter
Culture & Society»

Saudi judge on trial for using Twitter

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 11:00 AM

The criminal judge is the first to be charged under rule banning judges from appearing in the media

Saudi Telecom set to get windfall over seized land
Property»

Saudi Telecom set to get windfall over seized land

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 11:56 AM

Gov't took 1.05m sq m plot in Riyadh from telco; could be worth far more than its book value

Saudi's Mobily signs $200m loan with Canada export agency
Technology»

Saudi's Mobily signs $200m loan with Canada export agency

Sunday, 29 June 2014 1:57 PM

Telecom operator inks financing agreement to buy equipment from Alcatel Lucent


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