Friday, June 22, 2018

Tech & Telecoms

UAE: 33 expats held over phone text message scam

The Dubai Police have arrested 33 Asians 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...

Want to be an Instagram influencer in Dubai? That’ll cost you...

Social networks such as Instagram, Facebook and YouTube are being forced to register with the United Arab Emirates government by the end of June....

UAE: 48% decline in cyber-attacks this year

The number of cyber-attacks against websites in the UAE during the first four months of the current year reached 155, compared to 297 attacks...

Ramadan moon captured by DubaiSat-2

DubaiSat-2 captured the stunning image of the Ramadan Moon.The Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre's (MBRSC) remote sensing satellite DubaiSat-2 took the image after weeks...

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...

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...

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