Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Tech & Telecoms

Is Instagram’s popularity in decline?

Zahra Khalil, fashion blogger. Pawan Singh / The National"Have you seen my latest post? No? That’s because Instagram sucks now.”These were the words shared...

How our lives will change dramatically in 20 years – by...

By David Delahunty FollowDavid DelahuntyIn a recent interview, the MD of Daimler Benz (Mercedes Benz) said their competitors are no longer other car companies but...

Can an app help Saudi women know their rights?

Thousands of Saudi women are turning to an app to figure out how they can get the law on their side in the deeply...

Samsung’s delayed digital voice assistant Bixby may finally launch NEXT WEEK

Samsung's digital assistant Bixby might finally find its voice next week after previous reports suggested it was 'struggling to comprehend English'. When the Samsung Galaxy...

Blockchain will disempower banks, make energy grids far more efficient, fix...

"Blockchain technology represents the second generation of the internet."If that sounds like a hyperbole, it wasn't the biggest one that Alex Tapscott unleashed on...

Why Bitcoin Matters

BY MARC ANDREESSEN A mysterious new technology emerges, seemingly out of nowhere, but actually the result of two decades of intense research and development by...

Bahrain ends 1 year validity for prepaid mobile phone lines –...

 Telecom companies in Bahrain are no longer allowed to provide year long validity for prepaid mobile phone lines. This follows new regulations just announced...

UAE man abuses woman on Whatsapp, faces DH5,000 fine and deportation

A man who was convicted of abusing and insulting a woman through WhatsApp messages has had his Dh5,000 fine sentence confirmed on appeal. The Federal...

How it works: Dubai’s new smart check-in

New biometric facial recognition and new-generation smart gates will streamline check-in and immigration clearance at Dubai International Airport Terminal 3, said authorities on Tuesday.New-generation...

UAE: ‘temporary glitch’ unblocks WhatsApp voice and video calls

When it comes to the list of smartphone apps that people use the most, we’d guess that instant messaging client WhatsApp ranks pretty high, which...

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