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Careem denies Saudi customer database was hacked
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Careem denies Saudi customer database was hacked

Monday, 26 September 2016 12:48 PM

Careem's private site for registering drivers was hacked, but Saudi database for Careem Go was not, said cab booking company

Saudi teen said to propose design for headscarf emoji
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Saudi teen said to propose design for headscarf emoji

Friday, 16 September 2016 12:13 AM

Rayouf Alhumedhi has sent a proposal to The Unicode Consortium, a non-profit corporation that reviews and develops new emojis

Saudi authorities employ drones to watch over haj pilgrims
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Saudi authorities employ drones to watch over haj pilgrims

Sunday, 11 September 2016 3:46 PM

Drones are part of plan to avoid repeat of last year's crush in which hundreds of pilgrims were killed

Chinese tech giant wins licence to sell directly to Saudi market
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Chinese tech giant wins licence to sell directly to Saudi market

Saturday, 10 September 2016 12:17 AM

Huawei also agrees plan with Saudi's SAGIA to launch innovations centre and technology training hub

Haj pilgrims given electronic bracelets to avoid deaths repeat
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Haj pilgrims given electronic bracelets to avoid deaths repeat

Sunday, 4 September 2016 4:08 PM

Action taken to avoid repeat of crush that killed hundreds in Saudi Arabia in 2015

39% of Saudi hacking attacks ‘target government websites’
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39% of Saudi hacking attacks ‘target government websites’

Sunday, 4 September 2016 2:21 PM

Other top targeted sectors for hackers were media, telecoms and utilities

Microsoft apologies after Saudi translation error
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Microsoft apologies after Saudi translation error

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 9:12 AM

Dr Mamdouh Najjar, head of Microsoft in Saudi Arabia said error may have been caused by Bing’s crowdsourcing function

Saudi Telecom, Lebara in talks on Egypt 4G mobile licence
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Saudi Telecom, Lebara in talks on Egypt 4G mobile licence

Monday, 29 August 2016 1:50 PM

Representatives from telcos are in Egypt to discuss possibility of obtaining fourth-gen mobile phone licence

Saudi-Palestinian firm invents solar umbrella for Muslim pilgrims
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Saudi-Palestinian firm invents solar umbrella for Muslim pilgrims

Sunday, 21 August 2016 8:52 AM

Smart Umbrella says looking for investors to start mass production of the solar powered umbrellas

Five GCC firms named in new list of 'global challengers'
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Five GCC firms named in new list of 'global challengers'

Friday, 19 August 2016 12:00 AM

Emirates Global Aluminum, Etihad Airways, Etisalat, Qatar Airways, and SABIC hailed for efforts in reshaping their industries

Saudis split over playing Pokémon at Grand Mosque
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Saudis split over playing Pokémon at Grand Mosque

Friday, 29 July 2016 12:01 AM

Scholars and others warn it threatens security and sanctity of Islam’s holiest place

Zain Saudi Q2 net loss widens, misses forecasts
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Zain Saudi Q2 net loss widens, misses forecasts

Thursday, 28 July 2016 12:20 PM

Company said its losses were mainly driven by spending on its network infrastructure, the cost of new biometric fingerprint identification regulations, and an increase in the cost of financing

Saudi Telecom Co posts 27% slump in Q2 net profit
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Saudi Telecom Co posts 27% slump in Q2 net profit

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 5:24 PM

Telecom operator says it made net profit of nearly $500m in the three months to June 30

3 million Saudi mobile phone connections cut due to fingerprint law
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3 million Saudi mobile phone connections cut due to fingerprint law

Monday, 25 July 2016 2:03 PM

Law is meant to protect personal information of SIM cardholders, prevent use of fake or stolen identification cards

Saudi Arabia denies issuing new fatwa against Pokemon
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Saudi Arabia denies issuing new fatwa against Pokemon

Thursday, 21 July 2016 7:51 PM

Council of Senior Religious Scholars refutes media reports that it has revived 2001 decree against card game


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