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Huawei wins first prize of King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award

Posted by on 14/11/2018
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Huawei wins first prize of King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award

Huawei wins first prize of King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award

Annual Award Gala held at Al-Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh KUWAIT: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, won the first place prize of the prestigious King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award. This announcement was made during the illustrious annual Award Gala which took place Monday, 12th of November […]

Ooredoo Kuwait organizes Business to Digital Forum

Posted by on 12/11/2018
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Ooredoo Kuwait organizes Business to Digital Forum

Ooredoo Kuwait organizes Business to Digital Forum

Roudan: Digital economy is one of the most important pillars of global economy KUWAIT CITY: Minister Al-Roudan said: “The digital economy is one of the most important pillars of the global economy today.” This came during his speech at the opening of the Business to Digital Forum organized by Ooredoo yesterday, which also witnessed the […]

Google outlines steps to tackle harassment

Posted by on 10/11/2018
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Google outlines steps to tackle harassment

Google outlines steps to tackle harassment

SAN FRANCISCO: Google recently outlined changes to its handling of sexual misconduct complaints, hoping to calm outrage that triggered a worldwide walkout of workers last week. “We recognize that we have not always gotten everything right in the past and we are sincerely sorry for that,” chief executive Sundar Pichai said in a message to […]

Google touts its progress in their fight against piracy

Posted by on 07/11/2018
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Google touts its progress in their fight against piracy

Google touts its progress in their fight against piracy

‘The challenge and the importance of a balanced approach’ SAN FRANCISCO: Google said yesterday it is making strides in helping internet users legitimately get songs, films and apps while choking off revenue to websites with stolen digital content. A 64-page report released by Google claimed progress in the war on piracy, but also noted a […]

China unveils new ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station as ISS days numbered

Posted by on 06/11/2018
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China unveils new ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station as ISS days numbered

China unveils new ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station as ISS days numbered

Symbolizes the country’s major ambitions beyond Earth ZHUHAI: China yesterday unveiled a replica of its first permanently crewed space station, which would replace the international community’s orbiting laboratory and symbolizes the country’s major ambitions beyond Earth. The 17-metre core module was a star attraction at the biennial Airshow China in the southern coastal city of […]

Google workers walk out in protest

Posted by on 01/11/2018
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Google workers walk out in protest

Google workers walk out in protest

Another exec out amid sex harassment tension at tech giant DUBLIN: Hundreds of employees walked out of Google’s European headquarters in Dublin yesterday as part of a global campaign over the US tech giant’s handling of sexual harassment that saw similar protests in London and Singapore. At Google’s Dublin campus, around 500 people walked out […]

Australia spooks emerge from shadows with tweets, China warning

Posted by on 30/10/2018
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Australia spooks emerge from shadows with tweets, China warning

Australia spooks emerge from shadows with tweets, China warning

Burgess defends govt decision to bar Chinese telecoms firms SYDNEY: Australia’s highly secretive signals intelligence agency-tasked with eavesdropping and decrypting adversaries’ communications-has made a tongue-in-cheek Twitter debut, while issuing a serious warning of security risks from Chinese technology. The Australian Signals Directorate, a sister agency to Britain’s GCHQ or America’s NSA, took to the social […]

Facebook unveils systems for catching child nudity, grooming

Posted by on 24/10/2018
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Facebook unveils systems for catching child nudity, grooming

Facebook unveils systems for catching child nudity, grooming

Social network simplifies Messenger app SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc said yesterday that company moderators during the last quarter removed 8.7 million user images of child nudity with the help of previously undisclosed software that automatically flags such photos. The machine learning tool rolled out over the last year identifies images that contain both nudity and […]

Moscow cryptocurrency boutique: physical portal to the virtual realm

Posted by on 23/10/2018
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Moscow cryptocurrency boutique: physical portal to the virtual realm

Moscow cryptocurrency boutique: physical portal to the virtual realm

‘I want bitcoin but I don’t know what it is’ MOSCOW: First you ring, then push through heavy doors past a suspicious security guard before arriving at Moscow’s pioneering cryptocurrency store-a physical portal to the virtual realm of bitcoin. Russia has been at the forefront of the cryptocurrency revolution and the ultra-modern “DeeCrypto” shop, spread […]

Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

Posted by on 17/10/2018
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Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

CANNES: Facebook said yesterday it was reviving the pioneering MTV reality show “The Real World” as its secret weapon to lure viewers away from YouTube. The social media giant said it was also trying to harness the formidable online power of the “cute kitten” factor with a new show called “World’s Most Amazing Dog” on […]

Bangladesh inches closer towards green power goal

Posted by on 16/10/2018
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Bangladesh inches closer towards green power goal

Bangladesh inches closer towards green power goal

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s electricity generation from renewable sources has passed the 5 percent mark with the opening of a major new solar plant – boosting hopes the country might meet its goal of getting 10 percent of power from renewables by 2020, experts say. The new 28 megawatt solar power plant in Cox’s Bazar District is […]

WhatsApp hits the road with skits to stamp out fake news in India

Posted by on 14/10/2018
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WhatsApp hits the road with skits to stamp out fake news in India

WhatsApp hits the road with skits to stamp out fake news in India

Texts, pictures and videos aim to sow discord   JAIPUR: On a hot morning in India’s tourist hub of Jaipur, an open truck painted in the signature lime-green colors of Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service pulls into a dusty lane, where five men spill out and begin to perform a skit. The event is part of […]

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