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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

Motorists playing Pokemon Go in Saudi will be fined $80
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Motorists playing Pokemon Go in Saudi will be fined $80

Thursday, 21 July 2016 11:05 AM

Security agencies have also been authorised to issue the fine

Saudi Arabia issues fatwa against Pokémon Go
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Saudi Arabia issues fatwa against Pokémon Go

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 11:51 AM

Saudi Standing Committee for Scientific Research and Ifta. said game blatantly violates Islamic teachings by promoting polytheism, gambling, and atheism

Up to 10 years in prison for Snapchat crimes in Saudi
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Up to 10 years in prison for Snapchat crimes in Saudi

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 9:36 AM

Offenders will also have to pay fines of up to SR5 million ($13,332)

10% of Saudi's Generation Y do not watch TV, says survey
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10% of Saudi's Generation Y do not watch TV, says survey

Saturday, 2 July 2016 12:50 AM

Boston Consulting Group report reveals impact of digital age on traditional media in Gulf kingdom

Saudi Arabia to introduce hi-tech bracelets in haj safety push
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Saudi Arabia to introduce hi-tech bracelets in haj safety push

Thursday, 30 June 2016 7:31 PM

Move comes after 2,070 people died in a crush near the Muslim holy city of Makkah last September

Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home
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Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home

Friday, 24 June 2016 12:52 AM

Photographs of Prince Mohammed meeting Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, and trying out a virtual reality headset, have been widely published

Saudi Arabia, Microsoft ink technology training deal
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Saudi Arabia, Microsoft ink technology training deal

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 1:46 PM

US firm to train young Saudis and help Gulf kingdom grow nascent sector under new agreement

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Silicon Valley is inspiration for Saudi tech plans
Politics & Economics»

Silicon Valley is inspiration for Saudi tech plans

Monday, 20 June 2016 1:13 PM

Deputy Crown Prince to meet US technology firms as part of US trip this week


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