Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tech & Telecoms

Latest updates on the implementation of new tech and telecom projects in and around the GCC region and global updates on social networking platforms and computers.

Facebook To Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Next Year

Facebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, allowing users to make digital payments in a dozen countries. The currency, dubbed GlobalCoin, would...

UAE: First Ever Whatsapp Banking Launched

Emirates Islamic has announced the launch of chat banking services for customers via WhatsApp, marking a global first in the Islamic banking sector.The bank...

SADAD Launches Bahrain’s First Gift Vouchers On Blockchain

SADAD Bahrain, a leading FinTech company in the kingdom providing a comprehensive digital payment platform, has become the first company in the Middle East...

Saudi Arabia To Start Issuing Drone Permits

Commercial and recreational drone operator permits are now being issued by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).The two-year permits, which cost $67...

Dubai To London May Take Only 29 Minutes Soon

Ultra-fast spacecraft could one day soon see passengers traveling between Dubai and London in just 29 minutes, according to a new report from UBS.The...

Bahrain’s TRA Signs MoU With Royal University For Women

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Royal University for Women (RUW) to strengthen the frameworks of...
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Bahrain’s Batelco joins with Ericsson to launch 5G Services

Batelco, the leading telecom service operator in the Kingdom has joined with Ericsson one of the major global technology to deploy the commercial 5G...

Bahrain Aims To Provide Commercial 5G Services By June

Bahrain has announced that preparations for the rollout of 5G networks in the Kingdom are complete and will provide services by June, pending availability...

Auto-Update Virus Affects Thousands Of ASUS Computers

In a sophisticated targeted espionage operation, hackers infected an enormous number of ASUS computers with malicious software using the company’s online automatic update service. Kaspersky...
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National Passport And Residence Affairs To Use Skiplino Application

The services at the Muharaq Security Complex by the Nationality, Passport and Residence Affairs (NPRA) can be accessed by downloading the Skiplino Application from...
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