Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Tech & Telecoms

Is your phone SPYING on you?

Researchers have uncovered that smartphone applications record video footage and screenshots of your activity and then send the recordings to third parties. In some cases,...

Chinese researchers plan to turn Abu Dhabi desert green

A Chinese-UAE venture has announced plans to implement experiments dedicated to desert soilization technologies.UAE-based Mawarid Holding signed an agreement with Chongqing Earthskin Eco-technology to...

Bahrain: First country to acquire latest version of F-16 fighter jet

Bahrain has become the first country to acquire the latest version of the F-16 fighter jet following an agreement with the US Government in...

Bridging the Digital Gap – A conversation with Waqfe

Waqfe is a digital platform that allows people to bank anywhere and anytime in a fast and friendly manner. Waqfe aims to bridge the...

UAE – New visa rules for students

Last month the United Arab Emirates announced it would ease restrictions on foreign business ownership and residency rights in a move to increase investment...

WARNING – iPhone owners beware

If you haven't updated your iPhone to iOS 11.4 yet, you may want to hold off a bit longer. Frustrated Apple users are complaining that...

UAE: 33 expats held over phone text message scam

The Dubai Police have arrested 33 AsiansĀ in separate raids on their hideouts in Deira and a neighbouring emirate, who defrauded people by promising them...

Latest cancer breakthrough can raise survival chances by six times

Personalised cancer treatment can raise the chances of survival by up to six times, a study has found. The treatment, which is tailored to individual...

UAE jails activist for 10 years over social media posts

RIYADH, May 31 (Reuters) - Prominent Emirati activist Ahmed Mansoor has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and fined 1 million AED ($272,000)...

Bahrain has best telecoms market in Middle East – Research

Bahrain has the most mature telecoms market in the Middle East, according to BuddeComm.The independent research and consultancy company, which is well regarded for...

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