Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tech & Telecoms

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...

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...

Innovation and Intellectual Property

A way to fast-track economic and intellectual growth. The Bahrain Economic Development Board, in association with Tamkeen, locally based IT company Technobay, and Silicon Valley...

How to capture shared photos and videos on Snapchat without anyone...

Snapchat frowns upon user’s taking screenshots of snaps and retaliates by alerting the other party with an icon in their inbox. However, Apple's just-released developer iOS...

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