Friday 18th of September 2020
China-backed telecom firm says won't spy on Philippines
A new Philippine telecoms firm with Chinese state investment on Thursday described as “truly misplaced” concerns that communications equipment it will install at military camps will be used for spying......
AI Ethics
There global agreement among modern Artificial Intelligence professionals that Artificial Intelligence falls short of human capabilities in some critical sense, even though AI algorithms have beaten h......
Apple seeks damages from 'Fortnite' creator in App Store dispute
Apple Inc on Tuesday filed counter claims against “Fortnite” creator Epic Games asking for lost App Store fees and other damages, and seeking an order to stop the game maker from operating its own in-......
Radiation research helping UAE’s plans to build future city on Mars
A new research finding on radiation will support the UAE's ambitious project to build the first human settlement on Mars by 2117, a scientist told Emirates News Agency (WAM.)...
Coronavirus: COVID-19 saliva tests as effective as PCR nose swabs, UAE study shows
Saliva screenings are as effective at detecting the novel coronavirus as the commonly used PCR nasal swab tests, a new study conducted by researchers in the United Arab Emirates has found....
Al Awadhi: Utilizing AR technology in Bahrain brings millions of dinars
Information Technology expert Mr. Yaqoob Al Awadhi said that the initiative of government and private entities in the Kingdom of Bahrain to expand the use of VR and AR technologies in sectors such as......
The new World of AI
What will employment look like in this brave new world of AI? More routine functions will cease to be performed by humans, with intelligent machines taking over many of the jobs currently performed by......
Flying cars? Japanese firm says they are almost a reality
It might seem like a flight of fancy, but a Japanese firm says it is one step closer to making flying cars a reality after testing a drone-like prototype....
Zoom shares jump as users more than quadruple
Zoom shares soared on Monday after the video-meeting service reported that quarterly revenue rocketed as its ranks of users more than quadrupled...
Apple blocks Fortnite maker from game developer tools
Apple said Friday it has followed through on its decision to block the maker of Fortnite from developer tools needed to update games on its mobile devices...
TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer quits company amid China tensions: Statement
TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigned Thursday amid US pressure for its Chinese owner to sell the popular video app, which the White House says is a security risk...
Insect spray chemical can kill coronavirus, UK study finds
A chemical used in insect repellent can kill the strain of coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to a preliminary study by Britain’s defense laboratory published on Wednesday...