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Less-lethal weapons getting new interest – Police shootings spur new urgency

Posted by on 25/08/2015
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Less-lethal weapons getting new interest – Police shootings spur new urgency

Less-lethal weapons getting new interest – Police shootings spur new urgency

FITCHBURG, Massachusetts: Police in more than 20 North American cities are testing the latest in less-lethal alternatives to bullets – “blunt impact projectiles” that cause suspects excruciating pain but stop short of killing them. Or at least that’s the goal. Police have long had what they considered “non-lethal” weapons at their disposal, including pepper spray, […]

Will video games become the new prescription drug?

Posted by on 24/08/2015
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Drew draws focus on technology in Kuwait – Avaya senior territory manager in Kuwait and Bahrain

Posted by on 23/08/2015
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Drew draws focus on technology in Kuwait – Avaya senior territory manager in Kuwait and Bahrain

Drew draws focus on technology in Kuwait – Avaya senior territory manager in Kuwait and Bahrain

What is your experience with the technology sector in Kuwait? I’ve been in the industry for more than 20 years, starting out in infrastructure, project management, implementation, presales design, and business consultancy. Now I’m the Senior Territory Manager for Kuwait and Bahrain. My career in the Middle East began in Kuwait in 2011, when I […]

Deleted online information never actually goes away

Deleted online information never actually goes away

Posted by on 22/08/2015
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Deleted online information never actually goes away

NEW YORK: The Ashley Madison hack is a big reminder to all Web users: If you submit private data online, chances are it will never fully be deleted. The hackers, who stole the data about a month ago and then posted it online this week, claimed in a statement that part of the reason for […]

New 4X set to spearhead honor’s growth in Middle East

Posted by on 21/08/2015
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New 4X set to spearhead honor’s growth in Middle East

New 4X set to spearhead honor’s growth in Middle East

KUWAIT: Huawei Honor, the world’s No. 1 smartphone e-brand has announced the launch of its second device to the Middle East market, Honor 4X, which will be sold exclusively on Souq.com from 25th August at 54.9 KWD. Honor has also revealed that the first 6000 users to buy the phone will get a free 16 […]

Google ‘Alphabet’ spells surprise reorganization

Posted by on 11/08/2015
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Google ‘Alphabet’ spells surprise reorganization

Google ‘Alphabet’ spells surprise reorganization

SAN FRANCISCO: Google unveiled a surprise corporate overhaul, forming a new parent company dubbed Alphabet to include Internet search and a handful of independent companies. Google chief executive Larry Page announced the change, saying he would hold the same title at Alphabet, the new holding company for the tech giant’s newer ventures such as the […]

Apple pushed down to 3rd in China smartphones market

Posted by on 04/08/2015
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For dating apps in Asia, love by numbers or chaperone

Posted by on 30/07/2015
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For dating apps in Asia, love by numbers or chaperone

For dating apps in Asia, love by numbers or chaperone

HONG KONG: Move over Tinder-a crop of dating apps in smartphone-addicted Asia is offering to recruit friends for group dates or send along a chaperone to steer the course of romance. While dating apps developed in the West encourage one-onone, often no-strings-attached meetings, many in Asia are as much about oldschool courtship or friendship in […]

Microsoft’s latest operating system ‘Windows 10’ is released worldwide

Posted by on 29/07/2015
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Tracking slave boats to Papua New Guinea – Seafood from slaves

Posted by on 28/07/2015
Filed under Asia, Subcontinent, Technology, Top Stories, World

Lawsuit reveals extent of Ethiopian hacking

Posted by on 27/07/2015
Filed under Africa, America, Technology, World

Lawsuit reveals extent of Ethiopian hacking

Lawsuit reveals extent of Ethiopian hacking

WASHINGTON: As President Barack Obama faces pressure to discuss human rights in his first official visit to Ethiopia this weekend, a unique lawsuit back home is challenging whether the African country can spy on an American by turning his computer into a giant recording device. The federal case alleges Ethiopian government agents gobbled up months […]

Microsoft aims to reboot connections with Windows 10

Posted by on 26/07/2015
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Microsoft aims to reboot connections with Windows 10

Microsoft aims to reboot connections with Windows 10

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft is aiming to build lasting relationships with Windows 10, the operating system to be launched on Wednesday and seen as critical to reviving the fortunes of the once-dominant tech giant. For the first time, Microsoft is making a major new version of Windows available free as an upgrade to anyone using either […]