Thursday, January 17, 2019

Probe finds battery was main cause of Note 7 fires

SEOUL: A Samsung Electronics Co Ltd investigation into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has concluded that the battery was...

Microchips get under the skin of technophile Swedes

STOCKHOLM: It's the size of a grain of rice but could hold the key to many aspects of your life. A tiny microchip inserted...

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...

Huawei and Ministry join forces to boost ICT skills

Enabling Kuwaiti students harness their potential KUWAIT: Huawei Technologies Kuwait announced today the signing of a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of...

Sultan Telecom’s ‘iZONE.services’ – join hands with eNet for easy payments

KUWAIT: iZONE.services a service developed by Sultan Telecom Company have signed a cooperation agreement with Automated Services Network Company (eNet). This is a significant...

Self-driving cars in a fast lane: Fiat Chrysler chief

DETROIT: Self-driving cars could hit roads within five years, the head of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Friday, days after the company announced an alliance...

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...

Korean giants launch new smartphone in slowing market

BARCELONA: South Korean tech giants Samsung Electronics and LG showed off their new flagship smartphones on Sunday as they fight for consumer affections with...

Too much screen time, too little horseplay for kids

PARIS: Only one in 20 kids in the United States meets guidelines on sleep, exercise and screen time, and nearly a third are outside...

Cambodian deminers bring expertise to Cyprus

MAMMARI, Cyprus: Half a world from home, Cambodian experts toil under a beating sun to demine the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, using skills they...

Galaxy Note 7 phones recall shows challenges of stronger batteries

SEOUL: Samsung's recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 phones after several dozen caught fire and exploded may stem from a subtle manufacturing error,...

Facebook launches buy and sell ‘marketplace’ – ‘Lite’ version of Messenger overseas unveiled

NEW YORK: Facebook says some 450 million people use its site - mainly the "Groups" feature - to buy and sell stuff locally, anything...

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