ITU all praise for Saudi Arabia’s technology infrastructure

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has highlighted the telecommunications and information technology record figures achieved during Haj this year, praising the Kingdom's distinguished infrastructure which has served as many as 2.5 million pilgrims in...

Instagram begins letting users report misinformation

Instagram on Thursday added a way for users to easily report deceptive posts at the photo and video-oriented social network owned by Facebook. A new tool being rolled out out lets Instagram users tap a...

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright

Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their...

Samsung’s new Note takes on Huawei in selfie beauty pageant

Samsung unveiled a new version of the Galaxy Note smartphone on Wednesday with fast 5G network connection and improved camera features, hoping the premium model helps it revive slumping profit and widen the gap...

eBay claims Amazon managers illegally tried to recruit its top sellers

The battle between eBay and Amazon over third-party sellers continues to grow. eBay (EBAY) is once again accusing Amazon managers of illegally conspiring to recruit its "high-value" sellers, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday. The lawsuit, filed...

Apple gets lift from services, offsetting iPhone weakness

Apple on Tuesday delivered stronger-than-expected results in the just-ended quarter as growth from services helped offset weak iPhone sales, sparking a rally in shares of the tech giant. Profit in the quarter ending in June...

Samsung profit slumps more than half as chip market weakens

The world's biggest smartphone and memory chip maker Samsung Electronics on Wednesday reported second-quarter net profits slumping by more than half in the face of a weakening chip market, and as a trade row...

Samsung to launch foldable smartphone in September

South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced on Thursday it will release its cutting-edge foldable smartphone in September, despite a trade dispute between Seoul and Tokyo which analysts say will affect delivery. Tokyo earlier this month...

Use of modern technology at airports improves quality of services

Introduction of modern technology by General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) at Jeddah and Madinah airports have greatly improved the quality of services provided to the thousands of pilgrims coming from all over the...

Twitter suspends account hours after Trump retweeted it

In a move that will likely embolden President Donald Trump's claims that social media companies are biased against him and his supporters, Twitter suspended an account Tuesday evening that the President had retweeted just hours earlier. Trump...

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