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EMC participates in third e-govt forum

Posted by on 16/11/2015
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EMC participates in third e-govt forum

EMC participates in third e-govt forum

KUWAIT: EMC is participating in the third E-Government Forum (EGOV3) that is being held in Kuwait from Nov 15-17 to discuss the future of effective and secure government services. Held under the patronage of HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the third edition of the largest e-government event in Kuwait brings together […]

‘Peace for Paris’ symbol goes viral – Muslim Australian donates $1 for every hate-filled Tweet

Posted by on 15/11/2015
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‘Peace for Paris’ symbol goes viral – Muslim Australian donates $1 for every hate-filled Tweet

‘Peace for Paris’ symbol goes viral – Muslim Australian donates $1 for every hate-filled Tweet

PARIS:  A “Peace for Paris” symbol, combining the city’s beloved Eiffel Tower with the peace sign of the Sixties, has gone viral following the Paris terror attacks. The designer is a 32-year-old French graphic artist, Jean Jullien, who lives in London. Listening to the radio, he became horrified by the violence unfolding in his nation’s […]

French seek friends, shelter on social media after attacks

Posted by on 14/11/2015
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Apple apologizes after African students kicked out of a store

Posted by on 12/11/2015
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Apple apologizes after African students kicked out of a store

Apple apologizes after African students kicked out of a store

SYDNEY: An Apple manager has apologized to six teenagers of African descent after staff kicked them out of an Australian store citing concerns they “might steal something”, with a video of the incident going viral on Facebook. The video, recorded by one of the students from Maribyrnong College in the southern city of Melbourne, has […]

ControlCase re-certifies Equinix with PCI-DSS

Posted by on 11/11/2015
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ControlCase re-certifies Equinix with PCI-DSS

ControlCase re-certifies Equinix with PCI-DSS

KUWAIT: ControlCase, a leading provider of compliance, information security and risk management solutions has announced that it has re-certified the Equinix Dubai data center with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) certification. Equinix had secured the certification last year for its data center in Dubai and having secured it again this year only […]

For a happier life, give up Facebook

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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For a happier life, give up Facebook

For a happier life, give up Facebook

COPENHAGEN:  Always envious? Got a non-existent social life and struggle to concentrate? All this might be down to Facebook if you believe a study showing those who go a week without using the social network feel happier than others. Carried out by the Happiness Research Institute, the study involved a sample of 1,095 people in […]

Facebook rides mobile wave to boost profits, user base

Posted by on 09/11/2015
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Facebook rides mobile wave to boost profits, user base

Facebook rides mobile wave to boost profits, user base

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said surging mobile advertising lifted its profits and revenues as the world’s biggest social network grew to over 1.5 billion people. Net profit in the third quarter jumped 11 percent from a year ago to $891 million as revenues leapt 41 percent to $4.5 billion, despite the negative impact of a strong […]

Alibaba to take over China’s YouTube

Posted by on 08/11/2015
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Alibaba to take over China’s YouTube

Alibaba to take over China’s YouTube

BEIJING: Billionaire Jack Ma’s Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced an estimated $4.8 billion deal to take over video streaming service Youku Tudou as it seeks to spread its online empire. Alibaba is snapping up Youku Tudou, China’s equivalent to YouTube, in the latest of a string of acquisitions as it sets its sights far beyond […]

Microsoft gets stingy with free online storage

Posted by on 04/11/2015
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Nissan test car drives itself safely, recognizes pedestrians – ‘Intelligent driving’ feature is smart to navigate intersections

Posted by on 03/11/2015
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South Korea pulls plug on child monitoring app

Posted by on 02/11/2015
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South Korea pulls plug on child monitoring app

South Korea pulls plug on child monitoring app

SEOUL: The most widely used child surveillance app in South Korea has been pulled from the market after security specialists raised serious concerns about the program’s safety. Moon Hyun-seok, a senior official at the Korea Communications Commission, told The Associated Press that “Smart Sheriff” has been removed from the Play store, Google’s software marketplace, and […]

Time Warner Cable plans for TV on the Internet

Posted by on 31/10/2015
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Time Warner Cable plans for TV on the Internet

Time Warner Cable plans for TV on the Internet

NEW YORK: Hate your cable box? In a few weeks, Time Warner Cable is going to start testing in New York City a cable service that doesn’t need one and is delivered over their customers’ home Internet. And that could one day expand beyond New York as cable companies try to appeal to younger people […]