Wednesday, July 24, 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.

Innovation and Intellectual Property

A way to fast-track economic and intellectual growth. The Bahrain Economic Development Board, in association with Tamkeen, locally based IT company Technobay, and Silicon Valley...

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on voice and video calls? Will...

The Saudi Arabian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Abdullah Al-Sawah, on Wednesday, announced that the ban on Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) calls...

NEOM: Saudi’s city of the future

In October, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) unveiled Riyadh’s plans for NEOM, a futuristic desert city that he hailed as a...

Bahrain: First ‘Solar Home’ Launched

Bahrain has unveiled the country's first ‘solar home,’ which is connected to the governmental electricity network through a net metering system.It allows individuals and...

WARNING – iPhone owners beware

If you haven't updated your iPhone to iOS 11.4 yet, you may want to hold off a bit longer. Frustrated Apple users are complaining that...

Bahrain ends 1 year validity for prepaid mobile phone lines –...

 Telecom companies in Bahrain are no longer allowed to provide year long validity for prepaid mobile phone lines. This follows new regulations just announced...

Cyber attacks to intensify, warn experts in Oman

Oman should brace for more ransomware attacks; the Sultanate’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) and specialists in the country have said. “The reason cyber-attacks will...

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...

Saudi Aramco in talks for stake in world’s no. 4 chemical...

Saudi Aramco said on Thursday it is looking to buy a stake in petrochemical maker Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), a move that could...

Saudi: Luxury Buses With Live TV Now a Reality

The Saudi Public Transport Company (Sabtco) has announced the launch of new luxury bus services between cities with live TV and Wi-Fi.Director of external...
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