Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Tech & Telecoms

Two Saudi-Designed Satellites Launch Into Space

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) in the Saudi capital Riyadh, announced the successful launch of the Saudi Sat 5A and the Saudi...

Cloud Services To Create 5,600 Net Jobs In Bahrain By 2022

According to an International Data Corporation (IDC) research, Microsoft’s technology ecosystem and the growing popularity of cloud services will create more than 5,600 jobs...

5G Expected To Reach More Than 40% Global Population

5G is expected to reach more than 40% global population coverage and 1.5 billion subscriptions for enhanced mobile broadband by the end of 2024. This...

Batelco Announces VAT On Phone Bills From January 2019

Batelco has issued a VAT compliance circular to all its customers on its website stating the introduction of VAT in all the bills starting...

UAE: Highest Smartphone Adoption Rate In Middle East

UAE emerges as one of the top countries in smartphone adoption, with mobile devices accounting for 85 percent of total connections, according to new...

MEA: Technology Spending By Smart Cities To Double In 4 Years

Annual technology spending by smart cities in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) region is expected to double from $1.3 billion to $2.7 billion...

Dubai: Museum Of The Future Set To Open Next Year

Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has announced the completion of the structure for the Museum of the Future, which aims to be an icon of...

New Frozen Planet ‘Super-Earth’ Discovered Near Solar System

Based on 20 years of scientific observations, a frozen and dimly lit planet, dubbed a “Super-Earth,” may be orbiting the closest single star to...

Saudi Gulf Airline Signs Deal Worth US$2.1 Billion

Saudi Gulf Airline has signed a deal with Airbus for the acquisition of A320neo/A321neo family aircrafts worth more than US$2.1 billion. The commitment was...

Saudi: ‘Smart Mosques’ Introduced To Monitor All Mosques

“Smart Mosques” is a new electronic initiative that was introduced by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance to monitor the houses of...

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