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Cisco unveils network of the future that can learn, adapt and evolve

Posted by on 21/06/2017
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Cisco unveils network of the future that can learn, adapt and evolve

Cisco unveils network of the future that can learn, adapt and evolve

DUBAI: Cisco unveiled intent-based networking solutions that represent one of the most significant breakthroughs in enterprise networking. The introduction is the culmination of Cisco’s vision to create an intuitive system that anticipates actions, stops security threats in their tracks, and continues to evolve and learn. It will help businesses to unlock new opportunities and solve […]

Zain, IBM launch Cloud Disaster Recovery service

Posted by on 20/06/2017
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Zain, IBM launch Cloud Disaster Recovery service

Zain, IBM launch Cloud Disaster Recovery service

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, and IBM, today announced their collaboration to launch the Zain Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud DR) service in Kuwait. The new service will provide Zain’s enterprise customers with cloud-based business continuity capabilities and faster disaster recovery of their critical IT systems. Through the new service, customers will benefit […]

Google intensifies campaign against online extremism

Posted by on 19/06/2017
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Google intensifies campaign against online extremism

Google intensifies campaign against online extremism

NEWARK: Google is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups. The renewed efforts arrive in the wake of violent attacks in the US and elsewhere. A van struck a crowd of people outside a London mosque Sunday, the second […]

Dutch firm aims to deliver first flying car next year

Posted by on 18/06/2017
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Dutch firm aims to deliver first flying car next year

Dutch firm aims to deliver first flying car next year

RAAMSDONKSVEER: From “The Jetsons” to “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, flying cars have long captured the imagination. While several futuristic projects are under way in different countries, a Dutch design may be the first one sold and soaring into the skies. After years of testing, the PAL-V company aims to pip its competitors to the post. […]

Facebook deploys AI to fight ‘terrorist content’

Posted by on 18/06/2017
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Facebook deploys AI to fight ‘terrorist content’

Facebook deploys AI to fight ‘terrorist content’

Technology blocks child pornography from Facebook SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has started deploying its artificial intelligence capabilities to help combat terrorists’ use of its service. Company officials said in a blog post Thursday that Facebook will use AI in conjunction with human reviewers to find and remove “terrorist content” immediately, before other users see it. Such […]

Drones carrying defibrillators could aid heart emergencies

Posted by on 14/06/2017
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Drones carrying defibrillators could aid heart emergencies

Drones carrying defibrillators could aid heart emergencies

CHICAGO: It sounds futuristic: drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest. Researchers tested the idea and found drones arrived at the scene of 18 cardiac arrests within about 5 minutes of launch. That was almost 17 minutes faster on average than ambulances – a big deal for […]

Marissa Mayer departs as Yahoo ends its run

Posted by on 12/06/2017
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Marissa Mayer departs as Yahoo ends its run

Marissa Mayer departs as Yahoo ends its run

Iconic Silicon Valley company selling core internet operations SAN FRANCISCO: Marissa Mayer was hailed as Yahoo’s savior when she took charge of the pioneering internet firm five years ago. But Mayer was unable to stem the decline of the iconic Silicon Valley company, which is set to close a deal on Tuesday selling its core […]

Social media back in Ethiopia after block

Posted by on 11/06/2017
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Social media back in Ethiopia after block

Social media back in Ethiopia after block

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia re-activated cellphone data services and unexpectedly allowed access to social media sites that had been blocked since a wave of anti-government protests last year, a government spokesman said on Thursday. Africa’s second most-populous country shut down internet access even to diplomatic installations last week in a move the government said was necessary […]

Apple’s new speaker wants to rock the market

Posted by on 07/06/2017
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Apple’s new speaker wants to rock the market

Apple’s new speaker wants to rock the market

High-end HomePod faces challenges SAN FRANCISCO: Apple’s new HomePod speaker may be music to the ears of its loyal fans, but how much it can crank up volume in the smart speaker market remains to be heard. Apple unveiled its long-awaited HomePod at its annual developers conference taking place this week in the heart of […]

Internet extremism and how to combat it

Posted by on 05/06/2017
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Internet extremism and how to combat it

Internet extremism and how to combat it

DETROIT: In the wake of Britain’s third major attack in three months, Prime Minister Theresa May called on governments to form international agreements to prevent the spread of extremism online. Here’s a look at extremism on the web, what’s being done to stop it and what could come next. Q. What are technology companies doing […]

India shows off space prowess with launch of mega-rocket

Posted by on 05/06/2017
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India shows off space prowess with launch of mega-rocket

India shows off space prowess with launch of mega-rocket

Mission takes India closer to next generation launch vehicle NEW DELHI: India yesterday successfully launched its most powerful home-produced rocket, another milestone for its indigenous space program which one day hopes to put a human into orbit. The 43-metre rocket hurtled into a clear sky at 5.28 pm (1158 GMT) from the southern island of […]

WannaCry might be the tip of the iceberg

Posted by on 04/06/2017
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WannaCry might be the tip of the iceberg

WannaCry might be the tip of the iceberg

The attack on 200,000 plus computers across more than 120 countries around the world by the WannaCry ransomware certainly got the attention of governments, media, consumers and law enforcement. But the actual impact could have been so much worse. Much ink is still being expended trying to determine who was responsible and what their motives […]

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