Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tech & Telecoms

UAE’s First Home-Grown Satellite Set To Launch In 2 Days

Monday morning, KhalifaSat will face its most testing moment with the launch into Earth orbit. It’s the most sophisticated and technologically advanced satellite ever...

Bahrain: Online payments hit record $132 million during H1

The value of the epayments in Bahrain exceeded BD50 million ($131.8 million) in the first half of the year, marking a year-on-year increase of...

UAE Successfully Launches Its First Home-Grown Satellite

KhalifaSat, UAE's first home-grown satellite, has lifted off into space from Tanegashima Space Centre in Japan onboard the H-IIA rocket.KhalifaSat, one of the most technologically advanced...

Iranian hacking group is expanding operations in Middle East – report

An Iran-based hacking group that in the past has conducted domestic surveillance is turning its gaze outward across the Middle East, according to a new...

Telecoms revenues hit BD450 Million despite increased competition

Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority’s (TRA) latest Annual Market Indicators Report Indicates that revenues in the telecoms industry continue to rise, reaching BD450 million in...

The Major Role Of The Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Mr. Al Ahmadi is an active member of many professional and charity associations and was Chairman of MEPEC Conference and Exhibition 2013 & 2015....

Saudi UN Envoy Highlights Need To Abandon Nuclear Weapons

The Saudi ambassador to the UN, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, has stressed the importance of efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons.The international community needs to adopt existing...

Facebook & WhatsApp are most popular Social Media

* WhatsApp most popular preference for citizens and residents* Least popular are Snapchat and LinkedIn* Instagram second preference for citizens, whereas residents chose FacebookFacebook and WhatsApp are...

A New iMac Rival?

Take a look at the gorgeous new computer that could potentially rival the iMac.There are desktop computers, and then there’s the Microsoft Surface...

Oman: Solar Projects Worth $1.6 billion In Next 5 Years

Oman is planning to develop four utility-scale solar-based projects worth RO616 million ($1.6 billion) at key locations across the sultanate over the next five...
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