Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tech & Telecoms

Saudi: Facial-recognition system for Expat immigration

The General Directorate of Passports, also known as Jawazat, is making use of the latest technology to make it easier monitor and control the...

World’s most futuristic looking hotel – guests to sleep in 19-metre-high...

This is the space-age design for a new hotel that will see guests sleep inside luxury triangular pods that stand 19 metres high.Tetra Hotel...

Is Skype about to make its BIG return to the UAE?

An infamous ban on video calling apps such as Skype and FaceTime could soon be lifted within the U.A.E. after reports emerged that the...

Saudi: Luxury Buses With Live TV Now a Reality

The Saudi Public Transport Company (Sabtco) has announced the launch of new luxury bus services between cities with live TV and Wi-Fi.Director of external...

Dubai: Smart Number Plates that connect directly to Police soon to...

Dubai's authorities are planning to introduce a digital number plate capable of tracking drivers locations and informing the police of bad driving.The new plates...

Saudi reveals first movie to screen after 35 years

Marvel's box-office hit Black Panther is reportedly set to become the first movie shown in Saudi Arabia when a decades-old cinema ban is lifted...

Saudi Arabia plans to create the world’s largest solar power plant

Saudi Arabia announced last week that it's partnering with Japanese internet giant SoftBank to build a solar power plant with 200 gigawatts of capacity. At...

Bahrain: First ‘Solar Home’ Launched

Bahrain has unveiled the country's first ‘solar home,’ which is connected to the governmental electricity network through a net metering system.It allows individuals and...

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...

“I’m Sorry”, Says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook has been rocked by a scandal in which a data firm affiliated with President Donald Trump was able to obtain Facebook data for...
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