Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tech & Telecoms

Bahrain starts its own space program

 Bahrain has set up a “space team” with the aim of launching the kingdom’s first satellite into orbit in the next two years, according...

Israel announces new high-tech AI tank for “guerrilla clashes”

The Israeli army on Thursday revealed details of a new tank it was developing, designed more for use in guerrilla warfare conditions.The Merkava 4...

Saudi Aramco in talks for stake in world’s no. 4 chemical...

Saudi Aramco said on Thursday it is looking to buy a stake in petrochemical maker Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), a move that could...

Bahrain to launch its first artificial satellite in 2 years

Bahrain is setting up a highly-qualified team to launch its first artificial satellite in space within two years. The National Space Science Agency (NSSA)...

Qatar “Seeks $4 Billion Loan” for Typhoon Fighter Jets

Qatar is seeking to raise more than $4 billion from banks to finance the purchase of Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets, according to people with...

Expat in ‘desperate state of health’ after being locked up for...

A British expat who was jailed in the United Arab Emirates for sending an 'electronic insult' has been freed. Christian Wilke was said to have sent...

Is your phone SPYING on you?

Researchers have uncovered that smartphone applications record video footage and screenshots of your activity and then send the recordings to third parties. In some cases,...

Chinese researchers plan to turn Abu Dhabi desert green

A Chinese-UAE venture has announced plans to implement experiments dedicated to desert soilization technologies.UAE-based Mawarid Holding signed an agreement with Chongqing Earthskin Eco-technology to...

Bahrain: First country to acquire latest version of F-16 fighter jet

Bahrain has become the first country to acquire the latest version of the F-16 fighter jet following an agreement with the US Government in...

Bridging the Digital Gap – A conversation with Waqfe

Waqfe is a digital platform that allows people to bank anywhere and anytime in a fast and friendly manner. Waqfe aims to bridge the...
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