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The street smart honor 5X arrives in Middle East

Posted by on 07/02/2016
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The street smart honor 5X arrives in Middle East

The street smart honor 5X arrives in Middle East

KUWAIT: honor, the number 1 smartphone e-brand has officially launched its critically acclaimed 5X ‘street smart’ device in the Middle East, available from 8th February on www.HonorArabia.com. With a superior combination of full metal body that screams ‘premium’, multi-fingerprint sensor and innovative yet solid specs, this 5X device far outweighs competitors in the same price […]

Twitter blocks 125,000 accounts for ‘promoting terrorist acts’

Posted by on 06/02/2016
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Alphabet/Google overtakes Apple as biggest company

Posted by on 02/02/2016
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Virtual agents need to evolve towards Smart virtual intelligence: Turgeon

Posted by on 01/02/2016
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Virtual agents need to evolve towards Smart virtual intelligence: Turgeon

Virtual agents need to evolve towards Smart virtual intelligence: Turgeon

KUWAIT: Virtual agents need to evolve towards Smart virtual intelligence, delivering big data through real-time smart analytics, said Jean Turgeon, Avaya’s VP & Chief Technologist, Software Defined Architecture, World Wide Sales, during an interview. Excerpts: Q: Scanners, CCTV, detectors, are all in place to prevent crime, loss of lives, etc. What is the advantage of […]

Drone schools spread in China to field pilots for new sector

Posted by on 31/01/2016
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Drone schools spread in China to field pilots for new sector

Drone schools spread in China to field pilots for new sector

BEIJING: Joysticks at their fingertips, the mostly male students packing the classroom lift their virtual helicopters into the air, part of a new cottage industry that’s sprung up in China: drone pilot schools. China is already the world’s biggest drone manufacturer, churning out remote-controlled flying machines that range from 3-D urban mappers to tear-gas spraying […]

Japan unveils first stealth fighter jet

Posted by on 28/01/2016
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Japan unveils first stealth fighter jet

Japan unveils first stealth fighter jet

KOMAKI, Japan: Japan yesterday unveiled its first stealth fighter jet, officials said, with the maiden test flight planned for next month. The defence ministry’s acquisition agency showed off the domestically developed, radar-dodging X-2 fighter at a regional airport near the central city of Komaki. Its first flight is scheduled in mid-February before delivery to the […]

Yahoo Japan defends online ivory sales; criticism grows

Posted by on 27/01/2016
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Yahoo Japan defends online ivory sales; criticism grows

Yahoo Japan defends online ivory sales; criticism grows

TOKYO: Yahoo Japan said yesterday it is strengthening policing of illegal ivory on its online commerce site as criticism grows it is supporting a trade that fuels the slaughter of wild elephants. A spokeswoman for the company said it prohibits sales of raw ivory and ivory products that breach a 1989 treaty largely banning the […]

Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints!

Posted by on 26/01/2016
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Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints!

Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints!

KUWAIT: At street level, architecture, shops, street art and people often catch your eye. It is these aspects that make a city so vibrant, but beneath our feet, off the beaten track and not visible on maps is a secret world you never knew existed, waiting to be explored. An urban jungle, packed full of […]

India to build satellite tracking station in Vietnam that offers eye on China

Posted by on 25/01/2016
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India to build satellite tracking station in Vietnam that offers eye on China

India to build satellite tracking station in Vietnam that offers eye on China

NEW DELHI/HONG KONG: India will set up a satellite tracking and imaging center in southern Vietnam that will give Hanoi access to pictures from Indian earth observation satellites that cover the region, including China and the South China Sea, Indian officials said. The move, which could irritate Beijing, deepens ties between India and Vietnam, who […]

Harnessing app technology in International Healthcare

Posted by on 24/01/2016
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Harnessing app technology in International Healthcare

Harnessing app technology in International Healthcare

KUWAIT: Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital (GOSH), one of the top five children’s hospitals in the world, located in London, England, has developed GOSH Global, a free-to-download app that allows healthcare professionals throughout the world to access a comprehensive database of clinical specialties and world-leading consultants, and make an instant referral of a patient for […]

Mumbai travelers log on as Google starts train station Wi-Fi

Posted by on 23/01/2016
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Mumbai travelers log on as Google starts train station Wi-Fi

Mumbai travelers log on as Google starts train station Wi-Fi

MUMBAI: Google Inc has begun offering free Wi-Fi to Mumbai train passengers in hopes of boosting its role in the Indian market. Giggling groups of students, bored commuters and snack-shop vendors were all logging on Fr iday at Mumbai Central Train Station, the first of 400 stations the company plans to eventually reach with the […]

Cisco Annual Security Report reveals decline in defender confidence, increased impact of industrialized attackers

Posted by on 20/01/2016
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Cisco Annual Security Report reveals decline in defender confidence, increased impact of industrialized attackers

Cisco Annual Security Report reveals decline in defender confidence, increased impact of industrialized attackers

KUWAIT: The Cisco(r) 2016 Annual Security Report released today, which examines threat intelligence and cybersecurity trends, reveals that only 45 percent of organizations worldwide are confident in their security posture as today’s attackers launch more sophisticated, bold and resilient campaigns. While executives may be uncertain about their security strength, 92 percent of them agree that […]