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Kuwait announces initiative for $200m technology investment fund

The GCC state will give $50m to the fund to allow investment in the fields of technology and digital economy Kuwait is launching an initiative...
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Google Plans High-Flying Balloons to Provide Internet in Africa

Bringing fast, widespread internet to rural Africa has proven vexing for companies that have tried—and largely failed—with strategies ranging from drones to satellites. Now,...
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Kidfluencers’ Rampant YouTube Marketing Is Minefield for Google

On Feb. 13, JoJo Siwa posted a YouTube video from a Target store, detailing her plan to buy “every single item of JoJo merch”...
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Zuckerberg Says Facebook to Focus on Private Communication

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said the future of his company’s product development will be focused on private, ephemeral and encrypted communication,...
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Flawless Phishes, Monetisation and Intelligence: What’s Ahead for Cybersecurity in 2019

What lies ahead for companies, governments and individuals regarding cybersecurity in 2019? Will we see the EU government forcing US data centers to hand...
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Omantel supports subsea cable investments to serve growing demand for Cloud...

Omantel recently participated in Capacity Middle East 2019, the largest carrier event in the region. The event, which took place last week in Dubai, brought...
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Abu Dhabi, Tech Giants Said to Vie for $3 Billion Watson...

(Bloomberg) -- Mubadala Development Co., the Abu Dhabi sovereign fund, and Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. are weighing bids for part of Temasek...
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Omantel offers ‘Carrefour Oman’ advanced digital marketing using TASIL’s Big Data...

Omantel signed an agreement with Majid Al Futtaim Retail, which operates Carrefour in Oman, to launch targeted digital marketing advanced services using Omantel’s state-of-the-art...
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Calls for Global Internet Regulations

(Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg called for new global regulations governing the internet on Saturday, recommending overarching rules on hateful and...
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Mastercard and mada team up to offer Apple Pay in Saudi...

Further highlighting its commitment to enhancing the cashless payments ecosystem in Saudi Arabia, Mastercard, has collaborated with the national payment system of Saudi Arabia,...
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