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Cloud adoption is going mainstream: Cisco study

Posted by on 23/01/2017
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Cloud adoption is going mainstream: Cisco study

Cloud adoption is going mainstream: Cisco study

KUWAIT: Cisco released the findings of a global study indicating that while cloud adoption continues to accelerate, few organizations are maximizing the value that cloud can offer. According to the study, nearly 68 percent of organizations are using cloud to help drive business outcomes, a 61 percent increase from last year’s study. The increased cloud […]

Spain arrests Russian bank account hacker wanted by FBI

Posted by on 21/01/2017
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Spain arrests Russian bank account hacker wanted by FBI

Spain arrests Russian bank account hacker wanted by FBI

MADRID: Spain has arrested a 32-year-old Russian computer programmer at Barcelona airport who is alleged to have designed and used software to steal bank account details from banks and individuals, Spanish police said on Friday. Working with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the man, named Lisov, was arrested by Spanish police on Jan […]

For driverless cars, a moral dilemma: Who lives or dies?

Posted by on 18/01/2017
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For driverless cars, a moral dilemma: Who lives or dies?

For driverless cars, a moral dilemma: Who lives or dies?

Human choice in machine hands BOSTON: Imagine you’re behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you’re confronted with an impossible choice: veer right and mow down a large group of elderly people, or veer left into a woman pushing a stroller. Now imagine you’re riding in the back […]

Probe finds battery was main cause of Note 7 fires

Posted by on 16/01/2017
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Probe finds battery was main cause of Note 7 fires

Probe finds battery was main cause of Note 7 fires

SEOUL: A Samsung Electronics Co Ltd investigation into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has concluded that the battery was the main reason, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters yesterday. The world’s biggest smartphone maker is seeking to put behind it one of the biggest product safety failures in […]

E-waste is rising in Asia dangerously: UN study

Posted by on 15/01/2017
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E-waste is rising in Asia dangerously: UN study

E-waste is rising in Asia dangerously: UN study

Gadget mountain threatening health, environment MANILA, Jan  15, 2017 (AFP) – Electronic waste is rising sharply across  Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones  and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the  environment, according to a UN study released Sunday.    So-called e-waste in Asia has jumped […]

Honor 6X launches in Middle East

Posted by on 11/01/2017
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Honor 6X launches in Middle East

Honor 6X launches in Middle East

Honor President George Zhao: Kuwait is one of our main markets and we value our target audience there LAS VEGAS: Built for the cost-conscious yet uncompromising Internet-minded millennial, the Honor 6X is the perfect technological budget beast. It features an innovative dual-lens rear camera offering a wide aperture range (F/0.95-F/16) that gives all the latitude […]

Apple proved a phone can change the world in 10 years

Posted by on 10/01/2017
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Apple proved a phone can change the world in 10 years

Apple proved a phone can change the world in 10 years

Jobs’ ‘magical product’ put computers in billions of pockets SAN FRANCISCO: Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple’s bag of technological tricks. “Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything,” Jobs declared as […]

Microsoft’s new cloud trainings and certifications to bridge skills gap

Posted by on 09/01/2017
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Microsoft’s new cloud trainings and certifications to bridge skills gap

Microsoft’s new cloud trainings and certifications to bridge skills gap

KUWAIT: In its efforts of fueling digital transformation in the region, Microsoft has launched Azure Skills – Cloud related trainings and certification offers for IT Professionals across the Country. With the aim of increasing adoption for new Cloud technologies, the Azure Skills program will help participants advance their technical acumen on Cloud; driving true digital […]

The car of the future: Getting to know you

Posted by on 08/01/2017
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The car of the future: Getting to know you

The car of the future: Getting to know you

Latest automotive technology on display at CES LAS VEGAS: The car of the future doesn’t just want to drive you. It wants to know you. The automotive technology showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show over the past week was in part about self-driving vehicles, but also about personalizing the driving experience. Artificial intelligence and facial […]

Robots show their ‘personality’ at Consumer Electronics Show

Posted by on 07/01/2017
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Robots show their ‘personality’ at Consumer Electronics Show

Robots show their ‘personality’ at Consumer Electronics Show

LAS VEGAS:  Professor Einstein rolls his eyes, sticks out his tongue, and can give a simple explanation of the theory of relativity. With his lifelike rubbery “skin” and bushy mustache, he can almost make you forget he’s a robot. The Einstein robot is among dozens roaming the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that can […]

Electric car startup unveils ‘new species’

Posted by on 04/01/2017
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Electric car startup unveils ‘new species’

Electric car startup unveils ‘new species’

LAS VEGAS: Faraday Future, the secretive electric car startup with ambitions to overtake Tesla, unveiled its first production vehicle Tuesday, proclaiming it to be a “new species” for personal transportation. The company, backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting (YT Jia), announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that it would begin taking reservations for deliveries in […]

VIVA participates in ‘CES 2017’ in Las Vegas

Posted by on 03/01/2017
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VIVA participates in ‘CES 2017’ in Las Vegas

VIVA participates in ‘CES 2017’ in Las Vegas

KUWAIT: VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced its participation in The International Consumer Electronics Show “CES 2017”, held from 5-8 January in Las Vegas, NV. For 50 years, CES has been the launch pad for new innovation and technology that has changed the world. Held in Las Vegas every year, it is […]

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