Monday, January 21, 2019

Tech & Telecoms

High Demand For Smartphones In GCC For The First Time

Shipments of smartphones to the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have increased for the first time since the first quarter of 2017.IDC...

APM Terminals shares start trading on Bahrain Bourse

APM Terminals Bahrain, the operator of Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), was today (Sunday, December 9) listed and traded on the Bahrain Bourse...

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...
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