Monday, May 28, 2018

Tech & Telecoms

Cyber attacks to intensify, warn experts in Oman

Oman should brace for more ransomware attacks; the Sultanate’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) and specialists in the country have said. “The reason cyber-attacks will...

Saudi unemployment continues to rise

Over 900,000 Saudis are seeking jobs, 219,000 men, and 687,500 women. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Western tech giants, including the leaders of Facebook and...

New UAE-based cryptocurrency exchange launched

Dubai-based blockchain start-up ArabianChain has launched a new digital asset exchange designed to make it possible for investors to buy, sell, and trade various...

Galaxy S8 handset

Galaxy S8 set to have an ‘UltraHD’ edge to edge display. Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy handset will feature a radical 5.5inch ultra HD display - but...

Beware: New voice phishing scam emerges in UAE

Bankers are warning their customers of a new wave of voice phishing — or ‘vishing’ — a fraudulent means through which confidential data is...

UAE clamps down on social media influencers

Individuals and institutions who carry out commercial activities on social media have been warned they must be fully complaint with new electronic media regulations...

Oman launches hospitals e-payment system

Oman's Ministry of Health will start implementing the e-payment system on January 1, 2018 at all hospitals and other government-run medical facilities.It announced that all...

Tesla car of the future?

What are the pros and cons of buying an electric car? In Europe, electric and hybrid cars account for about 5% of new vehicle sales....

Facebook is tracking you. Here’s how to stop it.

Social media allows us to share everything public or private. It is not that only your friends can track you but there are certain...

Kuwait to monitor social media users

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: A governmental committee will be formed soon to deal with social media users who spread rumors, attack other countries or...

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