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Qualitynet wins award for ‘Best Digital Experience’ – 5th Annual CEM ME Summit

Posted by on 17/04/2016
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Qualitynet wins award for ‘Best Digital Experience’ – 5th Annual CEM ME Summit

Qualitynet wins award for ‘Best Digital Experience’ – 5th Annual CEM ME Summit

KUWAIT: IQPC, a well-known organization specialized in conducting worldwide conferences, seminars and learning programs, held its 5th Annual Customer Experience Management Summit in Telecoms for the Middle East region, in Dubai – UAE. Qualitynet was awarded with the ‘Best Digital Experience’ award for the entire Middle East region, for its competitiveness in successfully engaging customers […]

Facebook: New ways to chat, stream video – Tech giant brings ‘chatbots’ to Messenger

Posted by on 13/04/2016
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Ramsomware: Extortionist hackers borrow customer-service tactics

Posted by on 12/04/2016
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Ramsomware: Extortionist hackers borrow customer-service tactics

Ramsomware: Extortionist hackers borrow customer-service tactics

TEWKSBURY: When hackers set out to extort the town of Tewksbury, Massachusetts with “ransomware,” they followed up with an FAQ explaining the attack and easy instructions for online payment. After balking for several days, Tewksbury officials decided that paying the modest ransom of about $600 was better than struggling to unlock its own systems, said […]

How stealthy is Navy’s new destroyer? It needs reflectors – ‘It’s pretty mammoth’

Posted by on 10/04/2016
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Russia, China are greatest cyberthreats, Iran is growing

Posted by on 06/04/2016
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Russia, China are greatest cyberthreats, Iran is growing

Russia, China are greatest cyberthreats, Iran is growing

WASHINGTON: Russia and China present the greatest cyber security threat to the US, but Iran is trying to increase and spend more on its capabilities, the Navy admiral in charge of the military’s Cyber Command told Congress Tuesday. Adm. Michael Rogers told the Senate Armed Services Committee that while the US has more overall military […]

Facebook tests tech to help blind people enjoy photos

Posted by on 05/04/2016
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Facebook tests tech to help blind people enjoy photos

Facebook tests tech to help blind people enjoy photos

MENLO PARK, California: Facebook on Monday began using artificial intelligence to help people with visual impairments enjoy photos posted at the leading social network. Facebook introduced machine learning technology trained to recognize objects in pictures and then describe photos aloud. “As Facebook becomes an increasingly visual experience, we hope our new automatic alternative text technology […]

Affordable Model 3 is Tesla’s biggest test yet

Posted by on 04/04/2016
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Microsoft displays latest technologies at Innovation Bazaar

Posted by on 03/04/2016
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Microsoft displays latest technologies at Innovation Bazaar

Microsoft displays latest technologies at Innovation Bazaar

KUWAIT: Game-changing technology products and solutions were displayed recently at the ‘Innovation Bazaar’ organized by Microsoft Kuwait at the Salwa Al-Sabah Hall in Salmiya. Guest speaker and COO of Microsoft Gulf Jaime Garviz told Kuwait Times that Microsoft had an investment of about $15 billion in research and development to achieve its objectives. “The investment […]

Apple still clueless on how FBI hacked iPhone without help – Complicates Apple’s job repairing software flaws

Posted by on 30/03/2016
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US hacks iPhone, ends legal battle but questions linger – FBI mysteriously hack mass shooter’s iPhone

Posted by on 29/03/2016
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US hacks iPhone, ends legal battle but questions linger – FBI mysteriously hack mass shooter’s iPhone

US hacks iPhone, ends legal battle but questions linger – FBI mysteriously hack mass shooter’s iPhone

WASHINGTON: The extraordinary legal fight pitting the Obama administration against technology giant Apple Inc ended unexpectedly after the FBI said it used a mysterious method without Apple’s help to hack into a California mass shooter’s iPhone. Left unanswered, however, were questions about how the sudden development would affect privacy in the future, and what happens […]

Cisco to address cyber security risks inhibiting digital ambitions

Posted by on 28/03/2016
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Cisco to address cyber security risks inhibiting digital ambitions

Cisco to address cyber security risks inhibiting digital ambitions

DUBAI: Cisco announced its participation in the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC 2016),which will take place under the collective banner of Future Technology Week, to be held at Dubai World Trade Centre from March 29-31, 2016. As a high level sponsor, Cisco will showcase its strategy of ‘Threat-centric Security’, which includes threat detection, […]

US wearable tech takes aim at healthcare costs – Employers stepping up use of technology in ‘wellness’ programs

Posted by on 27/03/2016
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US wearable tech takes aim at healthcare costs – Employers stepping up use of technology in ‘wellness’ programs

US wearable tech takes aim at healthcare costs – Employers stepping up use of technology in ‘wellness’ programs

WASHINGTON: Stroll around the office or neighborhood six times a day, and earn $1.50 toward your health insurance. Step up activity a bit more and bring the total to $1,400 annually. The catch: you need to wear a special activity tracker that monitors steps taken, “intensity” levels and other physical indicators. That’s the offer in […]