Monday, September 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.

Google To ‘Stop Supporting’ Google Trips For Android

Google has announced that it would discontinue support for the Android travel-planning app by 5th of August. Rumours have been circulating that the standalone app...

Bahrain: Ithmaar Bank Launches Region’s First Biometric ATM

Ithmaar Bank, a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank, has announced that it has successfully launched the region’s first biometric-enabled automated teller machine (ATM) network.The announcement...
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UAE: Etisalat Reveals First 5G Compatible Device

UAE telecoms giant Etisalat said its subscribers can now enjoy 5G access on the ZTE Axon 10 Pro, the first available 5G device.Etisalat customers...
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Zain Launches The First 5G Technology In Kuwait

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced that its network is fully ready for the commercial launch of fifth generation wireless technology...
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Google Launches New Holiday Planning Service: ‘Trips’

Google has entered the online travel booking space with the launch of 'Trips', a one-stop-shop for booking flights, hotels and tour packages.The search engine...

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...

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