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Broadband access is a 'basic right', says Etisalat chief
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Broadband access is a 'basic right', says Etisalat chief

Friday, 6 March 2015 9:47 AM

CEO Ahmad Julfar calls for public-private sector partnerships to make internet accessible for more of world's population

Apple suffers production delay for large-screen iPads
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Apple suffers production delay for large-screen iPads

Thursday, 5 March 2015 2:30 PM

Supply-chain issues with displays knock production debut back to September

Mobily shares surge on hopes for indirect Saudi gov't support
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Mobily shares surge on hopes for indirect Saudi gov't support

Thursday, 5 March 2015 2:02 PM

Troubled Saudi telecom operator gets stock boost after last week's shock restatement of 2014 earnings

Dubai's DEWA plans to launch use of drones
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Dubai's DEWA plans to launch use of drones

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 3:16 PM

State utility says drones will provide early detection of problems, will help to monitor contractors

Qatar inks technology deal for Doha metro
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Qatar inks technology deal for Doha metro

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 1:02 PM

Consortium of five technology firms to supply systems needed to run driverless metro network

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Congo's human-like robots

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:59 PM

The Congolese branch of Women Technologies developed three new human-like robots which were recently installed in Kinshasa to help tackle the hectic traffic in the capital. The new robots are equipped with cameras that allow them to record traffic flow, and information will be transmitted in real time to a traffic control room.

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Google's new Street View allows viewers to explore Amazon jungle

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:58 PM

Google has teamed up with the Sustainable Amazon Foundation(FAS) to give armchair explorers a close-up view of the Amazon jungle in Brazil.

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Uber 'killing our jobs,' say Brussels taxi drivers

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:58 PM

Taxi drivers in Brussels have protested against ride-sharing smartphone application Uber.

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Motion sensors take centre stage at Spain mobile expo

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:58 PM

The last year has seen an enormous rise in popularity of devices that record, transmit and analyse data. It is the result of cheaper smaller and better connected sensors coming on the market, and has the potential to change the way many people and businesses operate.

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Forensic holodeck creates 3D crime scenes

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:58 PM

A holodeck is no longer the preserve of TV sci-fi classic Star Trek, thanks to researchers from the Institute of Forensic Medicine Zurich, who have created what they say is the first system in the world to visualise the 3D data of forensic scans.

Saudi's Mobily says can meet all debts after earnings debacle
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Saudi's Mobily says can meet all debts after earnings debacle

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:44 AM

Saudi Arabia regulator to resume trade in Mobily shares on Thursday

DubaiEscorts.com web domain sells for $46,000
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DubaiEscorts.com web domain sells for $46,000

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:42 AM

Shisha.com sold for $190,000 earlier this year, to a buyer registered in Florida

Dubai Mall's Sphere to showcase the city from all angles
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Dubai Mall's Sphere to showcase the city from all angles

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 4:26 PM

New attraction will use Dubai360.com content to give visitors a new look at Dubai

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Vietnam woos smartphone makers

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 12:39 PM

Vietnam is becoming an increasingly attractive alternative for companies that find it expensive to do business in China. Tax incentives and a cheaper workforce have helped make it a global hub for smartphone makers.

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Mobile World Congress: Let the battle begin!

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 12:38 PM

The fierce battle for slices of the lucrative telecoms market is on show in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress.


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