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A new update from “WhatsApp” against spam messages.

WhatsApp has finally grants its users the ability to get rid of annoying messages forever. The “Times News Now” site said, “WhatsApp” has provided its users with the option to “mute certain chats forever”, to get rid of the spam without entering into controversy embarrassing them. With this new technology, individual chats or groups can be silenced forever without applying the option to block or exit the group. In the new feature, the application provides 3 options to silence chats, either 8 hours, one week, or forever, instead of the “one year” option. A while ago, WhatsApp had introduced this feature in the beta version of WhatsApp Beta, but it finally moved it to the public version of the app.

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Amazon unveils an electric delivery van from Rivian

Amazon unveiled the first electric vehicle designed and built in partnership with Rivian. It is one of three different models that Amazon invested in and has been fully customized with Rivian to improve the driver’s experience and improve safety. Amazon has ordered a total of 100,000 vehicles from Rivian by 2030. The first 10,000 of them will be on the road in early 2022. Rivian will deliver the first batch of the electric vehicle fleet to Amazon at the beginning of 2021.

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E-scooters will take over the streets of Dubai next week.

The trial run of the Dubai E-scooters will begin next week and will start in five zones : Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai Internet City, 2nd December Street, Al Raqqa, and Jumeirah Lakes Towers.with a price starting from 3 dirhams.Five operators were selected through a tender3 international and two locals. The Executive Director of the Traffic Department at the Roads and Transport Authority ( RTA) , Hussein Al-Banna, indicated that compliance with the requirements and standards currently regulating the trial operation process, which will last for a year and will be adhered to provide the future plan for the electric scooter activity according to the results and data of the experimental stage.

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Soon “WhatsApp” allows users to shop through the application with the imposition of fees on merchants

The social media giant “Facebook” announced that it will start charging merchants by offering purchases within the “WhatsApp” application, such as shopping in the chat, as WhatsApp has become a starting point for companies to chat with customers and sell products And, “Facebook” plans to reap some profits, according to the British newspaper “Daily Mail”. One of the main advantages coming to the application is to give companies the ability to sell products within “WhatsApp” through “Facebook” stores, which consumers can buy directly. From the chat. Companies can also add “Buy” buttons to other places that direct customers to the messaging service to purchase goods or services. The announcement shares that “WhatsApp” is now entering the cloud computing sector, providing companies that use customer service messaging tools the ability to store those messages on servers. “Facebook”. Facebook is trying to increase sales from high-growth units such as Instagram and WhatsApp, […]

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A new technology that extract drinking water from the air through solar energy

A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States has created a new technology to extract potable water directly from the air in dry areas by means of solar energy generation systems, depending on the heat, whether from the sun or from any other source. The new technology relies on a material with the ability to absorb moisture from the air called “zeolite”, which is made from a chemical compound called iron aluminum phosphate. This material is widely available, and can be used to extract water from the air at normal temperatures and under sunlight. The idea of ​​the new system also depends on extracting water from the air through two stages, where in the first stage the heat resulting from the generation of solar energy is collected by special panels, and it is used to heat the zeolite material, which leads to the condensation […]

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US Department of Justice sues “Google” in “largest monopoly case in decades”

The US government is preparing to sue Google, in the largest monopoly case in decades. The “Wall Street Journal” and “The New York Times” revealed last May that the US Department of Justice, in cooperation with a coalition of prosecutors, are preparing to sue “Google” for its monopoly and dominance of the digital advertising market. Google holds nearly 75% of the online advertising market. The move comes after months of investigations by federal antitrust agencies. The investigations conducted by these agencies are not only related to “Google”, but also to investigate the lack of hegemony of other Internet giants, such as: “Amazon”, “Facebook”, and “Apple”. Also, the investigations will not include abuse of power by Google towards competitors only, but towards users as well. So far, the nature or the details of the lawsuit have not been disclosed, but it may take years to reach rulings. This issue may prompt […]

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Apple releases the new iOS 14.1 update for iPhones …

Apple INC released “iOS 14.1” and “iPadOS 14.1” updates, which focus mainly on improvement and are available for all compatible “iPhone” and “iPad” phones. The company released this latest update in less than a month after the introduction of “iOS 14.0” .1 “and” iPadOS 14.0.1 “. With these early updates, the company offers bug fixes that come with “iOS 14” and “iPadOS 14”, as well as solutions to problems. New updates also provide “10-bit HDR” video playback and editing support for all “iPhone and iPad” devices. The company has also solved the problem related to pulling tools using the latest update, and with “iOS 14.1”, Apple has also fixed problems related to the “Mail” application. On the other hand, the “iPadOS 14.1” update includes fixes for errors related to tools, icons, folders and the Mail application. IPad users also get support for 10-bit HDR video playback and editing support for […]

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Bitcoin jumps to its highest level in 15 months with optimism about crypto assets.

Bitcoin continues to gain at the barrier of 12 thousand dollars during trading, to jump to the highest level in about 15 months, supporting optimism about the use of the crypto asset. Bitcoin rose by 6.9% to reach $ 12,698,000, the highest level since July 2019, at 6:17 pm Beirut time. The world’s largest cryptocurrency crossed the $ 12,000 mark yesterday for the first time since early September. At the same time, the currency “Ethereum” rose by 5.1%, while the “Tether” remained unchanged, while the “Ripple” rose by 3.3%, and the “Bitcoin Cash” increased 5.1%. As for the market value of all virtual currencies, it reached 384.36 billion dollars, compared with the level of 366.3 billion dollars recorded yesterday.

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The Kingdom organizes the first international summit for standards.

The Saudi Organization for Standardization, Metrology and Quality, in partnership with a number of local and international bodies, is organizing the first international summit to discuss issues related to standard specifications and their role in facing crises and supporting digital transformation, as part of Saudi Arabia’s efforts during its presidency of the Group of Twenty to enhance cooperation between countries of the world in various fields The activities of the International Standards Summit will start on Wednesday, November 4, and will be jointly organized by the Secretariat of the Group of Twenty, the Food and Drug Authority, the Communications and Information Technology Commission, the International Organization for Standardization, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the International Telecommunication Union. The summit will focus on the role of standards and national standardization bodies in facing crises and discuss the role of standards in enabling governmental, private and non-profit institutions to overcome those […]

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Microsoft creates an artificial intelligence system that describes images better than humans

Microsoft has developed an advanced artificial intelligence system in describing images with a quality that is almost superior to humans, and this model is twice as good as its predecessor used since 2015, and Microsoft plans to provide the system to Azure for artificial intelligence as part of its cognitive services to help developers Applications, according to the Microsoft website. The new “Microsoft” system helps the blind and visually impaired to name their surroundings, browse the Internet and navigate more easily. The system will be available in the “Power Point” program on the web, “Windows” and “Apple” devices, which will make presentations more Suspense. Azure CEO Eric Boyd said that explaining the image is difficult in artificial intelligence, as it is not only related to understanding things in a place, but also to how they interact and how they are described, according to Engadget.

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Through Google … this is how you can easily get the song you are looking for

Google LLC has introduced a new feature within its search tools, which can now detect a beep or “hum” to show the song the user wants to search for. Machine learning techniques are used to try to recognize the song, and users can click on the microphone icon and say (What is this song?) Or click (Search for a song) and start singing for 10-15 seconds. This feature is available today in English on the “iOS” operating system and in more than 20 languages on the “Android” system, with plans to add more in the future. This feature comes among many of the features recently launched by “Google” aimed at improving searches.

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Snapchat adds a long-awaited feature…

Snap is committed to its promise to bring music to the Snapchat platform and prepare itself to compete more with TikTok and Instagram. The company announced that it now allows all (iOS) users around the world to add song clips before or after capturing the snapshots. The feature was available to users in New Zealand and Australia, and the company said in August that it will bring music to more regions this fall. Snap doesn’t mention when the voices might be available on Android devices.The company also says: It is testing letting people make their own voices and add them to shots, and this feature will be rolled out globally in the coming months. To note that Snapchat still lacks a feed like TikTok that pushes music content massively to users.Instead, Snapchat focuses on its partnerships with major publishers and the tightening of social bonds between users. And if someone […]

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To limit the spread of Corona … a Japanese computer reveals a “surprise”

A Japanese supercomputer showed that humidity can have a significant effect on limiting the spread of virus particles, indicating an increased risk of infection with the emerging coronavirus in dry indoor places during the winter. The results indicate that using humidity control devices may help reduce infection during times when windows cannot be opened for ventilation, according to a study published, Tuesday, by the Riken Research Institute and Kobe University. The researchers used the supercomputer “Fujaco” to simulate the emission and flow of virus-like particles from infected people in a variety of closed spaces. The simulations showed that air humidity of less than 30 percent resulted in more than double the amount of volatile particles compared to humidity levels of 60 percent or more. The study also indicated that face shields are not as effective as masks in preventing the spread of spray. There is a growing consensus among health […]

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YouTube Tests whether the products in the videos can be sold.

A new report revealed that Google intends to start a plan that may be considered the biggest shift in the history of YouTube, making it a great competitor to giant stores such as Amazon, or major players in this field such as Facebook. Google began by asking some users to indicate the products they use in videos, and that data is sent to Google for analysis to work on developing special tools that allow shopping through YouTube or support the integration of specialized services such as “Shopify”. The plan is still in its early experimental stages as it is being tested with a limited number of channels. It is still unknown what percentage of the commission the company will charge from every sale made on its platform. Google wants to allow YouTube channels to transform into an online store so that they can sell the products shown in the videos.

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Microsoft chief warns of the dangers of working from home policy

Satya Nadella The CEO of “Microsoft” company warned of the dangers of staying away for a long time from offices, despite the company benefiting from the policy of working from home due to the global epidemic. He said at an event organized by the Wall Street Journal that online meetings can make employees feel overwhelmed, not to mention the difficulty of moving from a work mindset to private life. The CEO of the American technology company pointed out that “when you work from home, it sometimes feels as if you are sleeping at work.” Video meetings can be particularly annoying, Satya says, citing studies indicating that thirty minutes after a morning online meeting an employee may feel overwhelmed by the focus they need. He continued: “Remote work lacks some of the advantages of the office. Video meetings are only transitional. Work takes place before and after these meetings.” Microsoft’s share […]

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Apple is seeking a patent for a “Self-Healing” foldable phone screen.

Apple has applied for a patent to self-repair a foldable smartphone screen, or what what is called ”Self-Healing” According to what was reported by “Bentley Apple”, the iPhone maker filed for the patent which enables the device to repair scratches on the screen without requiring its owner to do anything . According to the patent application, the self-repair function fixes the protective layer which covers the entire screen of the device – through light, heat and electric current while the device is folded, and it can be operated automatically or at the user’s discretion.

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“Farmville” The game on Facebook will be suspended at the end of the year

“Zynga” The development company of the famous Facebook game Farmville announced the suspension of the Game as of December 31, 2020, because creating and maintaining the virtual farm depends on the Adobe Flash web platform. 🙂 The American company “Adobe” announced that it would stop supporting the “Flash” platform for all browsers by the end of this year. Therefore, the “Facebook” network also announced that it would stop all flash games, starting from this date. “Zynga” revealed that players can still buy what is known as “Farm Cash”, which is used to buy animals and other purposes, until November 17, but that the balance of the farm funds must be used until December 31 as a maximum. Because Zynga excludes refunds.

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A Chinese company introduces a smartwatch with amazing capabilities …

The Chinese company “Mobvoi” announced the launch of its smart watch “TicWatch Pro 3”, and the new watch offers many health and sports functions, as it can record heart rate and measure oxygen saturation and stress level. Among the amazing capabilities, the new watch can record air pressure and analyze training units in special modes, where it can also train according to heart rate ranges. The watch is the best for swimming, because it supports the protection class “IP68”, and has a built-in microphone that can record ambient sounds in a range of 30 to 120 decibels, weighs only 42 grams, and comes with dimensions of 47 x 48 x 12.2 mm, and pulse inside. The Snapdragon 4100 processor is supported by 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory, using the “Wear OS” operating system. Among the important capabilities is that the battery, which comes with a […]

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It opens your phone camera and records the calls … a dangerous application on Android

Technical experts recently warned of a spyware program that can penetrate Android phones and access a number of important data. According to “ESET” the company specialized in cybersecurity, the spyware that was discovered can record calls and steal numbers and data, as well as read messages. This spyware, known as “Android / SpyC23.A”, is being delivered to target phones via fake apps. According to the British newspaper “Mirror” these applications deceive users by disguising themselves in the form of known applications in order to successfully penetrate devices. The researcher at the Slovak company, Lucas Stefanko, said that experts had discovered a fake app store spreading the malicious program. The expert stated that this program does things that cause concern when it succeeds in penetration, because it can take pictures, record audio, delete files, and possibly screen capture. To avoid these risks, experts advise to limit the downloading of applications from […]

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Masks that sterilize and receive calls and play music .. Is this the future with Corona?

Masks have become an urgent necessity during the time of the spread of Corona virus but they can be cumbersome and prevent some activities such as talking on the phone and listening to music. The Bone Conduction mask filters dust, bacteria and other suspended particles, while allowing you to make calls and listen to music. The design of the “Bon Condection” sports mask is characterized by advanced technology, with excellent filtering of air particles, as well as Bluetooth for listening to music and calls. The mask battery, which lasts for 7 hours of use, can be recharged. This unique mask features a bone conduction headphone to free your ears and reduce direct damage to the eardrum, as it ensures that you enjoy private music while still being able to receive sounds from your surroundings, keeping you alert and aware of what is going on around you all the time. This […]

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Wikipedia presents its first website redesign since 10 years.

The overall look of Wikipedia for desktop browsers is undergoing a transformation for the first time in a decade. To make the site more relevant for new users, Wikipedia has been an integral part of web culture for nearly 20 years, allowing users to browse and browse millions of text-intensive encyclopedia entries on various desktops, tablets or smartphones. You can browse all the new features suggested in the mediawiki post, and there are some animated GIFs to show you what they might look like. Some may like the new table of contents feature, and some may be tempted to read wiki pages for public figures, and this new format may make it much easier to skip specific sections of the page without having to scroll down the browser The collapsible sidebar will be the first change to be introduced, and this will allow users to collapse the menu on the […]

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Instagram is making changes to the Reels feature to compete more with TikTok

Instagram announced today about some changes to the new Reels feature that competes with the TikTok app. This includes the ability to create longer videos, in addition to making it easy to trim videos. Not only will this feature help you compete with TikTok, but it may also help attract some of the top influencers from TikTok to Reels. The most important of these new features include changing the time allowed in each clip. You can now record clips of up to 30 seconds long. The other big change is the ability to set the timer for a longer period, so that it is now 10 seconds. You can also trim and delete any clip in a video, instead of the one you just finished recording. These are minor updates, but they definitely make creating Reels videos less difficult, but there are still some problems with Reels that Instagram has […]

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Is it true that there are apps spying on your WhatsApp activity?

There are some applications that spy on users and monitor their activities on WhatsApp, for commercial purposes and send advertisements. These apps monitor user activity and can tell when someone else was. Additionally it draw graphs of user activity, as they send all kinds of notifications when the user interacts with the phone. Among these applications, those developed by parents to monitor children, but at the same time monitor everyone’s activity. According to experts, these apps cross all red lines for user privacy, and at the same time, they use data that the user himself allows them to access.

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Apple will officially launch its online store in India tomorrow, Wednesday

Apple will launch its online store in India tomorrow on September 23, giving Indian customers a way to purchase Apple products directly from the company for the first time. Apple said the Indian online store will offer “a full range of Apple products and support,” and that will include new products announced this week, O’Brien said in an interview with The Indian Express. Last Tuesday, Apple announced the launch of the Apple Watch Series 6, the new iPad Air, and other announcements. India is becoming an increasingly important market for Apple. In recent years, Apple started manufacturing some of its devices in the country so that Foxconn started manufacturing iPhone 11 near Chennai in India earlier this year, and the company has manufactured other iPhone models in India since 2017.

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Tik Tok and the last minute deal.

After the United States banned the downloading of the Chinese short video app ”TikTok”of being considered a threat to national security which led to an escalating dispute with China and United States.The app is now moving on an agreement with “Oracle” as its technical provider in the United States, and “Walmart” as the commercial partner. The announcement came a day before a federal ban took effect on the Chinese company that owns the app. A spokesman for TikTok, which is owned by ByteDance, told France Presse, “We are pleased that the offer submitted by TikTok, Oracle and Walmart will solve the security concerns of the US administration and end questions about the future of TikTok in the United States.” The spokesman added that Oracle will become “the reliable technology provider responsible for hosting data for all users in the United States and securing the associated computing systems to ensure that […]

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A new Apps for business owners allows them to manage Facebook and Instagram

Facebook announced that it will enable companies to manage their accounts through “Facebook” and “Instagram” through one platform, thanks to a new application issued by the company. Facebook Business Suite looks to help SMEs adapt to a new way of doing business during the global shutdown, providing a unique interface where they can manage their profiles and pages across both platforms, Facebook and Instagram. Companies using the service, which operate via mobile and desktop devices, will be able to post to Facebook and Instagram at the same time, in addition to displaying all notifications and alerts in one place, and monitoring analytics and information in posts across both platforms. Companies will also be able to manage and receive messages through the company’s messaging platforms via WhatsApp and Messenger, which puts them in direct contact with customers. The service “Facebook Business Suite” is now available for small companies in the world, […]

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The first artificial intelligence cafe in the UAE ”Robo Café”

In line with the strategic vision of the smart government of the United Arab Emirates.This comes with the opening of the first coffee that is fully operated by robots, that depends entirely on artificial intelligence technology. “Robo Café” is located in Dubai Festival City. It allows its customers to order drinks and food via a tablet device installed on the table it relies on 3 robots that provide services to customers with music and laser shows.The robot receives customers’ requests, and then prepares and sends them via automatic paths to the customer’s table. It is noteworthy that the United Arab Emirates is one of the first and pioneering countries in the responsible use of artificial intelligence technology and its applications, by investing in the latest technologies and artificial intelligence tools and applying them in various fields of work with high-level efficiency.

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Apple announces the date of unveiling the iPhone 12.Will it support the fifth generation technology? …

“Apple” INC has officially set the date of its annual event, which is expected to witness the announcement of the latest iPhone smartphones, which will be held this year via the Internet only. The American company stated that the event will take place next Tuesday, September 15, and due to the Corona pandemic, the event will be held online. The tech giant usually unveils new iPhones during a personal event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California, in September. Although Apple announced its products in September, it may take some time for them to reach the public. Because the company announced last July that iPhone shipments would be delayed by a few weeks from the usual schedule. In addition to the new iPhone, Apple is expected to announce the sixth generation of its smart watches, “Apple Watch Series 6”, and the new version of its tablet, “iPad Air”. The event will […]

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“Samsung” introduces its new miracle.The most expensive phone in its history .The Galaxy Z Fold 2

On Tuesday September 2 The South Korean electronics giant, Samsung, officially revealed its new foldable phone, “Galaxy Z Fold 2”, which features an improved design and multi-tasking capabilities. The characteristics of the expected phone, which is the third of its kind foldable, at a major conference held over the Internet. The “Galaxy Z Fold 2” phone was previously announced on August 5, but the detailed specifications of the device or its launch date were not revealed at the time. The company said that the phone will be launched in about 40 countries, including the United States and South Korea, on September 18. While the “Sky News” network confirmed that the new phone is the most expensive in the history of “Samsung”, as its price in Britain will reach 1799 pounds (about 2400 dollars). According to “Yonhap”, the new phone supports fifth generation networks, with a 7.6-inch screen when opened, with […]

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Facebook in an unprecedented threat: No news if you impose fees…

In an unprecedented incident, the social networking giant “Facebook” launched a stern threat to Australia, promising to deprive its media institutions and residents from publishing local and international news. The British newspaper “The Guardian” reported, Tuesday, that “Facebook” threatened to prevent users from publishing news on it, and on its “Instagram” platform, in case a new media law was passed that would force the platforms to pay for the news content published on it. Facebook said personal content among friends would not be affected in Australia. Major media organizations in Australia support the bill, as a way to offset losses incurred by media outlets due to social networks such as Facebook that have taken over the ads. Statistics compiled by the University of Canberra show that 39 percent of Australians depend on Facebook for general news, and 49 of them rely on it for coronavirus news in particular. If this […]

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ZTE officially announces the Axon 20 5G … the first phone with a camera under the screen.

Yesterday ZTE has officially announced its smartphone (Axon 20 5G) , which is the first commercial smartphone in the world with a front camera under the screen. The phone which comes with a thickness of 7.9 mm and weighs 198 grams – offers a 6.92-inch OLED screen with a resolution of 2,460 x 1,080 pixels, with an aspect ratio of 20.5: 9. Under the screen, there is a fingerprint sensor, and the front camera that comes with 32 megapixels. And on the back of the phone, there are four rear cameras; The main resolution is 64 megapixels, the second resolution is devoted to ultra-wide photography of 8 megapixels, the third resolution is dedicated to photographing close-up objects is 2 megapixels, and the fourth resolution is 2 megapixels, which is dedicated to photographing depth The Axon 20 5G includes an eight-core processor (Snapdragon 765G) from Qualcomm, and thanks to the processor, […]

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Apple and Google launch an integrated notifications system to prevent corona virus.

Google and Apple announced today about a new system that will enable public health authorities to use smartphones to help trace contact without the need to create an app. A new system of exposure notifications – called Exposure Notifications Express – will allow public health officials to send a small configuration file to Apple and Google. The two technology companies will then use the file to set up systems that phone owners can subscribe to to determine if they are in close proximity to someone who has tested positive for the new coronavirus. And in the case of iPhones, a new version of iOS released on Tuesday will alert users if the exposure notification system is available from local health authorities and allow users to set it up without downloading any new apps. On Android devices, users will also receive a prompt from the phone’s operating system, but they still […]

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Apple apologizes to WordPress after allowing updates to reach users.

In the past few days, Apple stopped the WordPress application updates on the App Store and blocked the application as it did with the game Fortnite and other applications, but the ban caused a great controversy, especially since the blogging platform application does not work with the same tired mechanism of the rest of the applications which the company violates the policy of the store . The great controversy over banning the app contributed to its return to the App Store and Apple’s official apology due to the confusion caused by the deletion. The American company confirmed that it will not force WordPress to add the payment option in the application through the application store portal, as it will not need to. Usually, Apple forces all applications that provide paid services such as the application to broadcast content or provide services, most notably Netflix, Spotify, Disney Plus and games such […]

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US restrictions are “choking” Huawei … and the Chinese response would be “dangerous”

Executives and experts have warned that increased US restrictions on Huawei will likely hinder the Chinese company’s access to even already-ready chips, threaten its throne as the world’s largest smartphone maker, and disrupt global technology supplies. On Monday, the administration of US President Donald Trump expanded the restrictions it imposed on Huawei and prevented suppliers from selling chips made using the company’s US technology without a special license, which led to the closure of potential loopholes in the May sanctions that may have allowed Huawei to obtain this technology, through Third parties. These restrictions confirm the growing disagreement in Sino-US relations, as Washington is pressing governments to tighten the screws on Huawei, indicating that the company will deliver the data to Beijing for espionage purposes. Huawei denies it is spying for China. “If the suffocation against Huawei continues, this will have repercussions on the semiconductor sector … and the Chinese […]

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Apple is removing the Fortnite game from its app store.

Apple INC removed the (Epic Games) Fortnite from its app store after the game’s developer introduced its own in-app payment system, which exceeds Apple’s standard 30 percent fee. The decision marks a major escalation in the feud between (Epic Games) and one of the world’s most dominant mobile app stores. It also comes at a particularly difficult time for Apple, as the iPhone manufacturer is dealing with antitrust concerns about its management of the App Store and the rules it imposes on some developers. (Epic Games) the developer of Fortnite implemented its payment system in the Android version of Fortnite as well, but Google has not yet taken any action. Apple said in a statement: It plans to work with (Epic Games) to solve these violations so that it can return (Fortnite) to the (App Store), but it does not intend to grant (Epic Games) a special status. (Epic Games) […]

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A new giant breaks into the TikTok deal … and $ 30 billion is not enough

In a new development for the TikTok app series in the United States, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that Twitter has opened up “BytDance”,the chinese owner of the popular video sharing app, to express its interest in acquiring Tik Tok operations in the United States, at a time when it raised Experts doubt Twitter’s ability to fund any potential deal. The two sources strongly questioned Twitter’s ability to outperform Microsoft and complete such a deal, which would represent a transformation for it, within the 45-day deadline that US President Donald Trump gave ByteDance to approve the sale. The “Wall Street Journal” was the first to report the news of Twitter and TikTok entering into initial talks, and Microsoft remaining in the lead as potential buyers of the US operations for the application. According to the sources, the market value of Twitter is close to 30 billion dollars, […]

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‘Killer Robots’ existential threats to humanity.

Human Rights Watch warned of the danger of using a killer robot, a robot, in the military field, saying it poses a great threat to humanity. According to the British “Sky News” website, several countries are keen not to develop a “killer robot” that is completely independent, and the goal is to remain under human surveillance at all times. About 30 countries are seeking to develop a global convention on these weapons, because they may be able to locate targets and hit them, without resorting to humans. Critics say these robots may make decisions to kill and hit targets, regardless of any human consideration, because what matters to them is to accomplish a specific task. And press reports indicated that Russia and the United States are among the few countries that reject these proposals calling for an agreement on regulating the use of killer robots. A report by “Human Rights […]

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Zuckerberg is angry: “No to bullying between Facebook employees or else

It seems that Facebook CEO cannot tolerate “bullying” at all, as some of his employees have threatened to be fired. A new report stated that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg threatened to dismiss employees from his company last June because of “bullying” on their colleagues, after the company’s large-scale exit to protest content management policies. According to the report – which was published by Buzzfeed News, Zuckerberg said during a question-and-answer session inside the company: I was very concerned about the level of disrespect, and at times, the scathing criticism that many people in our inner community face toward each other as part of these discussions. “If you bully your colleagues in taking a stand on something, we will fire you,” he said. inner struggle The Buzzfeed report touches on Facebook’s internal struggle since the company decided not to oversee a post by US President Donald Trump who was accused of […]

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Amazon announces 1,000 new jobs in this country

Yesterday on monday 27 Amazon announced ,that it will create a thousand new jobs in Ireland, and will open a new complex in the capital, Dublin, after increased demand for cloud services. New jobs include engineers, cybersecurity professionals and big data, program managers and account managers. Technical management and senior leadership positions are also currently being assigned to Amazon Web Services and Amazon Web Services. Amazon is building a new 170,000 square foot complex on Charlemont Square in Dublin, which will open in 2022, and is used by cloud computing employees at Amazon Web Services. A topic that concerns you? The Amazon company said today, Tuesday, that it will launch a bold investment fund that will focus on investing in technology that reduces … Amazon creates a billion dollar investment fund for this purpose Amazon creates a billion dollar investment fund for this purpose The number of employees on Amazon […]

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France, Huawei and the fifth generation

The french Finance Minister Bruno Le Mer announced Tuesday that France will not prevent the Chinese company Huawei from investing in the country, unlike Britain, which decided to get rid of the company’s equipment for the fifth generation network by 2027. Le Meir told France Info radio that there is no blanket ban on Huawei in France, but sensitive sites will be protected. “We will not prohibit Huawei’s investment in the fifth generation (network), we will protect our national security interests,” he said. A few days ago, the United States welcomed the British decision to exclude Huawei from establishing the fifth generation network in the United Kingdom. US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien described the British move as reflecting an international understanding of Huawei and “others” that pose a threat to national security. Related news Withdraw Huawei equipment from the fifth generation network in Britain Britain for Japan: We want […]

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Will the Amazon and Tik Tok increase the ferocity of the war between America and China?

As if the relationship between the United States and China was missing a new factor to increase tension, despite the ongoing months of intense war between them, which started with commercial disputes, and then the Corona pandemic, through Chinese hacker attacks on some research centers related to the emerging virus, to prevent flight Or reduced by the US administration, and strict visa granted to Chinese students, and the Hong Kong and Taiwan dossier that accumulated the severity of the dispute between the two forces, a new chapter came to this strained relationship. The American giant Amazon company has ordered its employees to delete the Chinese video application “Tik Tok” from their mobile phones, and explained the reason for the “security risks”, according to an email sent by the company, on Friday. In the email, which was obtained by the New York Times, Amazon officials said that employees should delete the […]

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Amazon sparks controversy over Tik Tok and the reason was a Faulty Email.

A wave of confusion, criticism and controversy has left Amazon’s conflicting decisions over the past hours. After asking its employees to delete the Tik Tok app from their device, the company’s spokesperson quickly retracted. He said in a statement, according to what was reported by “CNN”, that “the e-mail” that was sent to the employees “by mistake.” He also stressed that “there is no change in the company’s policies currently regarding TikTok.” A topic that concerns you? The anger of the Egyptian street was not enough to calm down after the spread of a video clip of a student pulling a dog in his car to death, until the condemnation came again on … Video .. The cry of an Egyptian child who tortured his father broke the hearts Video .. The cry of an Egyptian child who tortured his father breaking the hearts Social Media And Amazon had requested […]

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Google announces 10 bn investment in INDIA

The Alphabet company that owns the search engine Google, will spend about $ 10 billion in India over the next five to seven years through equity and relationship investments, representing its largest investment in a major market outside the United States. The investments will be made through the so-called digitization fund, which highlights Google’s focus on the rapid growth of applications and software platforms in India, one of the largest Internet service markets in the world. Sundar Pichai, CEO of the company,said we will do this through a mixture of investments in stocks, partnerships, operational investments, infrastructure and the ecosystem,” in an Internet broadcast on Monday at the annual Google for India event. “This is a reflection of our confidence in India’s future and its economy.” Digital “. Pichai said the new investment – worth $ 10 billion – is the largest investment Google has made in India, adding, “We […]

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Facebook tests WhatsApp integration with Messenger

New reports revealed that Facebook is preparing to make some drastic changes to the WhatsApp and Messenger applications, allowing chatting directly with each other from within the two applications. Facebook plans to integrate WhatsApp with Messenger to make chatting easier for users, as this feature will allow only one of the two applications to be kept on the phone, to send messages to contacts via the two applications. For example, WhatsApp can be used to send messages to contacts via the app itself to those who use Messenger, or vice versa), which means that you only need to keep one of the messaging apps on your phone. While this may seem simple because the messaging services are owned by Facebook, and they have a very similar set of features, it is possible that the combination of them will lead to some problems, given that WhatsApp uses comprehensive encryption to secure […]

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UK aims to keep Huawei away from 5G Networks

Just as they did in the united states,The UK plans to keep the Chinese tech giant Huawei from setting up the country’s 5G network infrastructure due to security concerns. The decision will be announced by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after British intelligence, known as government communications headquarters, re-evaluated the risks posed by the Chinese company. In January, the British Prime Minister decided to allow Huawei to play a limited role in building the fifth generation network in the United Kingdom, as it defied security concerns, especially those coming from the United States, about the company. However, a study due to be submitted to the government this week will announce that US sanctions against Huawei will prompt the company to use “unreliable” technology, according to the reports. A report by the National Intelligence Center of the British Intelligence had stated that the US sanctions that prevent Huawei from using American […]

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European investigations with Apple related to the competition

The American Tech giant company found itself under the target of two European Union antitrust investigations into the App Store and Apple Pay, claiming that it had conducted anti-competitive business practices. The European Commission said that one of the investigations will consider obligating Apple to use its system for in-app purchases on its own store and rules that prevent application developers from informing iPhone and iPad users of cheaper options elsewhere. The case came after a complaint from Swedish music broadcast service Spotify last year, which said Apple was banning competitors for its Apple Music application. In addition to paying a 30% fee imposed on application developers. Spotify welcomed the European Union investigation, saying it hoped regulators will deal with the issue quickly. A smaller competitor also filed a similar complaint related to e-books and audiobooks last March. The European Competition Commissioner Margaret Westager said in a statement.It appears that […]

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The state of the construction sector in Saudi Arabia after the outbreak of the Corona epidemic.

A Saudi government agency reported that the local contracting market in the country is witnessing a slowdown in the current period due to pressure factors that have caused the sector to decline in business, with low oil prices and the consequences of the emerging Corona virus. The Saudi Contractors Association clarified that a survey conducted by 600 contracting companies in the Kingdom revealed challenges facing Saudi contractors, which are cash flow, project delays, and supply chain disruptions, noting in a report issued recently that it expected project award to decrease by 20% during the year Current due to the pandemic. The report pointed out that the most common challenges among Saudi contractors stand out in the cash flow with 90% of the sample choices, while 86% indicated the challenge of delaying projects, while 70% of the participants identified a crisis that interrupts the supply chain. And the factor of oil […]

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The conflict with Huawei continues

In a new chapter in the “Fifth generation technology contest,” Huawei launched an advertising campaign in UK on Monday, as officials there review the role of the Chinese technology company in supplying equipment for high-speed mobile phone networks. The company has published advertisements on a full page in British newspapers outlining its commitment to provide mobile phone companies with equipment for 5G networks. The Chinese giant is stepping up efforts to win public opinion as it faces mounting pressure from a US-led campaign aimed at persuading allies to ignore telecom equipment, due to concerns that Beijing may use it for espionage or sabotage. It is a charge that the company has always denied… The heated race around the fifth generation network raises many questions about the technology, which will bring about a tremendous and positive change that pushes major countries to race and try to acquire them. But what is […]

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Social media has sparked controversy with US President

In May 28, 2020 US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at limiting the protection of major social media platforms, such as Twitter, from their legal immunity in relation to content and publishing. And in doing so, Trump carries out his threats against these sites. If this law is activated, sites such as Twitter and Facebook will be subject to legal accountability and more government restrictions. Trump, angry at Twitter, said specifically that there was a need for regulation because these companies were no longer neutral forums, but rather engaged in “political activities.” This comes after Trump entered into a confrontation with Twitter after the site tagged two of his tweets about mailing in the elections as unreliable. As US media leaks stated that Trump is seeking to remove the protection that these sites enjoy regarding publishing and content Will Trump succeed in his new battle, or […]

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Alliance of Technology and Communications companies to demand the creation of an open 5g system

More than thirty technology and communications companies have allied together in order to push forward for the creation of open and interoperable “Fifth generation systems (5G)”, allowing to eliminate the need for a single supplier such as Chinese Huawei.This alliance includes giant groups such as Google, Microsoft, IBM, AT&T and Vodafone, in addition to chip manufacturing groups such as Qualcomm, Intel and Samsung. The move comes against the background of geopolitical differences, especially between China and the United States, while the giant Chinese group Huawei dominates the fifth generation market, followed by the Europeans “Nokia” and “Ericsson”.Washington has banned “Huawei” from US networks in the name of national security concerns, and it is trying to encourage its allies to follow suit. This alliance, called “Open Run Policy Qualification”, says that an open system with invitations to tenders for different components (equipment, software, radio waves …) will allow avoiding dependence on […]

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Uber binds its drivers to wear Face masks

ِAs coronavirus spread continues around the world, Uber technologies inc want to binds drivers to wear face masks when transporting passengers. but the question is, how can they impose this on them? It turns out that they can, The company revealed that it is now working on a technology that will ensure that drivers wear masks while transporting passengers. It is unclear how you plan to do exactly that, but since Uber already has the feature of verifying face with the “Real Time ID-check” feature, it might be possible to take advantage of that to discover if drivers are wearing face masks, and may also give customers an opportunity to report For drivers who do not. In a statement to CNN Business, Uber stated: “With the countries reopening, Uber focuses on safety and proceeds with caution. Today, we still require passengers to stay indoors if they can, while we ship […]

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Using your mobile in the toilet may increase your chances from infection with coronavirus.

According to ‘Mirror’ British newspaper. People who use the phone inside the toilet increase their chances to be infected by the emerging coronavirus The source stated that the bacteria in the toilet may transfer them to the screen of your phone, which makes you vulnerable to infection, even if you wash your hands after going out, given that the bacteria moved to the phone, during your use of it. You can wash your hands after the toilet, but if you touch the screen of your phone and then touch your face, this will lead to infection,” said Professor William Kevil of the University of Southampton. To note that coronavirus can live for two to nine hours on surfaces such as metal, glass, and plastic. Previous studies have indicated that a person’s phone contains up to 17,000 bacterial species.So taking precautions was necessary even before Corona virus appearances.

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How china is using drones to warn its citizens about coronavirus.

Residents walking down the streets of Wuhan could face chastisement from drones flying overhead.

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Zuckerberg wealth drops to 80 billion.

It is not new for the Facebook founder to lose money from his wealth, this has happened previously when he lost $ 9 billion in the company’s shares, following the scandal of the robbing of data theft of millions of users on the social network during 2016. 2020 has recorded an additional loss of nearly $ 5 billion in just 24 hours, after a weak business results for the company. According to Bloomberg Index of the people personal wealth, “Zuckerberg” wealth fell by about $ 5.04 billion yesterday, taking his total wealth to $ 80 billion. This led to the shrinking of the gains of the American billionaire this year to $ 1.57 billion from the beginning of this year until the end of the January 30 session.

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Lebanon internet under the threat of interruption

Due to the economic instability in the country resulted with a lack of liquidity in hard currency,The Internet is at risk of being stopped in Lebanon if no payments in dollars is secured for international suppliers. Mr.Imad Kreidie chairman of Ogero (The fixed infrastructure operator in Lebanon) has stated in a press conference that an amount of 4 million dollars should be paid by the end of march that to keep the internet connection ongoing and to avert disconnection . To keep an eye that all sectors are suffering from the lack Hard currency needed in order to perform payments . since all the imported parts and installation equipment’s are paid in dollars and many businesses have been affected from this so far. We hope to find quick solutions to this crisis and avoid a new problem that the country is experiencing, including electricity, water, and others things right.

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WhatsApp users be aware of losing your chat !

This is a bad news for all WhatsApp users that still working on the old operating systems. Older operating systems on Apple and Android devices will no longer be supported by the App.IPhone users running on iOS 8 or earlier and Android customers with versions 2.3.7 and older will be locked out next month. So before its too late and to avoid losing your chat,you must save their data before they are locked out of the app, by going to Group Info and Export Chat. To mention that WhatsApp is most populous instant messaging App founded in 2009 by two former Yahoo employees, Brian Acton and Jan Koum. With more than 1.5 billion users in 180 countries . In February 2014 Facebook inc has acquired WhatsApp for US $19 billion, considered as the largest acquisition to date.

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Happy New Year 2020 :):):)

New is the year, new are the hopes, new is the resolution, new are the spirits, and new are my warm wishes . Happy New Year for you all and i hope all your endeavors in 2020 are successful. 🙂

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Around the clock License for shops in Saudia Arabia

Among the steps taken by the Vision 2030 and the decision by the ministry of municipal affairs and the ministry of interior to enhance the macro economy by giving permission for commercial shops to work around the clock in all cities ,but with condition that surveillance cameras should be installed in shops that wish to obtain 24/7 license.with a defined price of 100.000 SR in order to obtain this special license. Some businesses have been exempted from the rule including sectors like , pharmacies,wedding halls, Educational ,Gaz station. This step allowing some business activities to work and to provide commodities and services to residents around the clock in all Saudi cities.As stated by Mr. Majed Al Qasabi, the acting Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs.

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2019 recorded some major events

This year has witnessed major events in the world of tech,in which share prices of big names such as Microsoft, Google, Apple, Amazon, Alibaba, Tencent and Facebook continued to soar and a host of start-ups went public. To mention some : Major security breach on whatsapp app has been recorded ,the resignation of the Iphone designer ” Jony Ive” from Apple,The built of the first Quantum Computer made by Google , and the launch of the broken folding phone by Samsung. In addition the revealing of a new currency by Facebook ,Uber IPO crashed and the quit of Ali Baba CEO ”Jack Ma” and his resignation from the company.This is regardless of the dispute between china and US,and the war between the two biggest economies continue,as no real signs in the short term to cool it .Remember this famous saying 🙂

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TIK TOK popularity increase

As this application became known from its distinguished name TIK TOK ,This video sharing application owned by Bytedance a Chinese company based in Beijing,and founded in 2012 designed to create short lip-sync, comedy, and talent videos of all ages .Regardless the recent news and faulty rumors that have been reported from some known sources ”Bloomberg ” stating the company intention to sell its stakes in the app .A company official and Head of TIK TOK explained through messages sent to the employees stating that the information received was not correct and the news is not true. The app continues to recent attention from US officials of so-called security threat and the increase of popularity of this App made it a source of concern, especially that the trade war between the United States and China intensifies.

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ICT coopeartion between Saudia Arabia and Egypt

A few highlight about the Telecom and Technology sector in the region, taking a part of some important news in the ICT industry,and this time was between Saudia Arabia and Egypt and the recent two memorandum of understands signed by the two countries to cooperate in all matters related to ICT and SDGS ( sustainable development goals )The contract duration was for three years and was centered around AI ( Artificial intelligence ) Digital transformation and Digital awareness areas . Cooperation means sharing ideas that enhance information exchange between the two sides,specially that two big players in the digital industry was enrolled in the agreement ,The Saudi digital academy ( SDA ) and the Information technology institute ( ITI ) in Egypt.

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Twitter, bye bye to animated portable graphics

The micro blogging social media and social networking service decided to ban the animated graphics format knows as ِِAPNG From its platform, after an attack has being made on the Epilepsy foundation and affected some people with sensitivity to motion and flashing imagery. So no more animated photos when tweeting ,for the safeguard of the app 🙂 alternatively adding multiple animated images to a tweet using animated PNG files can be the replacement of the APNG as disclosed .

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HUAWEI to ship 230 million smartphones this year

The leading Chinese telecommunication equipment manufacturer and technology provider have stated in a press conference , that the company was estimated to ship more than 230 million units by the end of this year. which comes to close in less than two weeks . to mention back that in October 2018 the company have shipped 200 millions units within 64 days and in a while earlier this year that it did in 2019 , this was despite the load of missed sales due to the US ban on Huawei product. To note that a good increase of 30 millions units of sales was recorded comparing to 2018 and can be considered as a good achievements despite the US ban imposed by the government . There is no prospect in the short term to lift the ban, so the company must consider changing its game specially if the ban continues for […]

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Wellington monument take his part this Christmas

This is a unique and beautiful precedent ,A group of Santas dressed as father Christmas decided to make the holiday cheer twice this year for their initiatives to helps deploying scaffolding in order to repair the wellington monument tower situated on the Blackdown hills in the English country of somerset. This historical landmark was designed to commemorate the Duke of Wellington’s victory at the Battle of Waterloo,dated back to 1817 ,The construction date of the original design. As we are used to, Christmas always brings us beautiful things and wonderful events .Merry christmas everyone 🙂 🙂

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Neom city phase one was kicked off

A few highlight about the recent NEOM project .The company has recently started the construction work on the first phase of the residential complexes. More than 30.000 workers will be moving to NEOM to develop a different areas of the project.The work has started with the presence of the company CEO Nadhmi Al-Nasr in addition of two other companies heads involved in the building contracts . Al-tamimi group and SATCO . Taking notes that the contract was been awarded in sep 8 for the housing and awarded for 10 yrs forward for the listed companies . To mention that NEOM project is a cross-border city in the Tabuk Province of northwestern Saudi Arabia , planned to incorporate smart city technologies and also function as a tourist destination, it is situated in the red sea and shares the common area between Egypt and Jordan, and cover a total area of 26,500 […]

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Fingerprint unlock and enhanced privacy for Whatsapp app

Another two update from Whatsapp now is being released after the latest call waiting feature updated recently for the beta and stable version. It is the privacy group setting and the fingerprint unlock support for the app. This feature allows users to decide who can add them to a WhatsApp call. You can check this out by following this path: Account > Privacy > Groups in the settings menu. The changelog of the new stable and beta WhatsApp updates also mentions the arrival of fingerprint lock feature for the app that was announced back in October. You can enable this feature by going to Settings > Account > Privacy > Fingerprint lock. The latest WhatsApp update for both the beta as well as stable Android channels brings the call waiting feature. and is now available via the Google Play Store.

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New call waiting feature by whatsapp

Whatsapp is the most used messaging apps in the world with more than 300 millions of active users until today.This is a good news and is now ready to bring the call waiting feature for the instant massaging app the Whatsapp . This feature is now available via the Google Play Store and available for both beta and stable Android channels.This features alerts users when they receive a WhatsApp call ,when they are already in the middle of another WhatsApp call with someone else. Rather than automatically disconnecting the second incoming WhatsApp. The call waiting feature on WhatsApp is now available in version 2.19.352 of the stable Android app, as well as version 2.19.357 and version 2.19.358 of the beta app. How the call waiting feature works ? When Android users received a WhatsApp call in middle of another WhatsApp call, the incoming call was automatically disconnected and they would […]

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How digital technology is changing the construction industry

The era of digital technology has been witnessed in many sectors and various industries in the world have to adapt to those new trends.The change is inevitable whether we want it or not. Embracing it now can make a huge difference in both efficiency and cost reduction. Today contractors need to review their long standing methods and recognize that the development of such old measures will soon be replaced by more digitized solutions. It’s not a now-or-never situation, rather the-sooner-the-better one. There are various other reasons why construction companies have to become more digitized. Safety in the work space is actually a priority to minimize the number of accidents on the site. Cost reduction is another factor for the change, not to mention efficiency. The shift from physical to digital is already taking place and here’s how Mobile technology and software Today, it’s possible for contractors and project managers to […]

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Dubai Jafza New distribution Center

With a total of 272m of investment the Landmark group has fully opened its fully automated mega distribution center in Dubai Jafza .The center can process 300 million units per year, and can handle pallets, cartons, pieces, ,with a storage capacity up to 2.2 million cartons and around 2 million GOH. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem ,the chairman of the ports ,customs and free zone and the jabal Ali free zone authority has inaugurated the opening of the distribution center. He stated that the mega distribution center is in line with the smart Dubai 2021 strategy aimed for the digital transformation of the city . Note that the Landmark Group is a multinational conglomerate based in Dubai. The group is involved in retailing of apparel, footwear, consumer electronics, cosmetics & beauty products, home improvement and baby products.Additionally the group also has interests in hospitality & leisure, healthcare and mall management.

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China aims to lead Technology worldwide to compensate its economy slows

China is the world most populous country,with a population around 1.4 billion, according to the latest statistic in 2017,with a GDP around 12.4 trillions . The trade tension between china and the united states came up before one year ago, in 2018.When president trump imposed tariff and other trade barriers on china,with the goal of forcing and to make changes to what the U.S. says are unfair trade practices.Those trade practices have impacted the intellectual property and forced the transfer of the American technology to china.This trade tension between the two countries have prompted experts to speak of decoupling, referring to an increased disconnect between the world’s two largest economies.As the result of decoupling, the Chinese thought about self-sufficiency according to CNBC East tech conference Held in Guangzhou china to supports the Blockchain financial technology and 5G tech, and artificial intelligence,as a way to speed up the economy slows. Why […]

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Drones has become an instrument for transporting parts

Drone technology is constantly evolving as new innovation and big investment are bringing more advanced drones to the market. some cars manufacturer have started to use drones as an instrument for transporting parts between their storage facilities and warehouses. making it an innovative way to reduce the carbon emission and traffic congestion’s. Additionally it helps to reduce the delivery time of the goods by almost 80 percents.This flying instrument became as much as usable not only for sky surveillance solely but for other things 😉 😉 😉

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Saudia Arabia to lead the construction recovery in the GCC region

The construction sector across the Gulf region will begin to recover from the beginning of 2020. Activity in the construction sector across the Gulf region will begin to recover steadily from the beginning of 2020, after a challenging period of subdued performance.Saudi Arabia currently holds the greatest potential for the construction sector within the GCC, with more than 5,000 capital projects worth well over $1.6 trillion in the pre-execution stage.That includes over 150 development projects worth $3.27 billion, for the Tabuk region, in the northwest of Saudi Arabia, that were announced by Saudi’s King Salman in November last year. The king also launched more than 600 projects in Qassim, 400km north west of Riyadh, worth $4.36 billion and around another 200 new projects in Hail, also in the north west of the Kingdom, valued at $1.14 billion. Furthermore the Vision 2030 initiative,is the $500 billion, 26,500 sq km, Neom project, […]

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Centerpoint kuwait to launch the first E-commerce site and apps

E-commerce business is the most rapidly growing business in today’s era.The number of worldwide digital buyers is expected to reach 2.14 billion by 2021,with a global E-commerce sales up to 4.5 trillion.Today the Dubai based retail and hospitality group known as Landmark group has launched an E-commerce apps for iPhone and Android and an E-commerce site for its Centrepoint brand in Kuwait.This will be a big step for all buyers that enjoy online shopping, specially that the number of people in the region is growing exponentially .Moreover,the Landmark Group was first ventured into E-commerce was in UAE in December 2012 with a 140 percent annual growth rate from 2013 to 2018.Its know offering online shopping in five countries KSA ,Bahrain,India,UAE and most recently in Kuwait.

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2019 New IKEA store to open in Dubai south

This year will be the busiest in Dubai,with the launch of the largest new IKEA store,which is planned to open this year in December.The store will spread across 35.000 square meter of space in the south of Dubai based in Al Futtaim’s festival plaza.Al-Futtaim Real Estate group has appointed the largest UK consultancy firm Turner and Townsend to execute the planning and control of the project.Alongside of this agreement the company stated that it will work directly with Brewer smith Brewer Group to handle the design and delivery scope of the festival plaza project. This will be the largest IKEA store ever made in UAE since 28yrs, It will be equipped with a Solar Power facility and a 5.000 sqm training facility for the employees .The new store will provide an enjoyable experience and more accessibility specially in the significant area in the south.

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Everything you need to know about CRYPTOCURRENCY

Cryptocurrency was first introduced 10 yrs later by the japanese american physicist ”Satoshi Nakamoto” who developed the bitcoin’s,authored the bitcoin white paper, and created and deployed bitcoin’s original reference implementation.His goal was to invent something that many people failed to create before digital cash . HOW CRYPTOCURRENCY WORKS ? Cryptocurrency is an internet-based medium of exchange which uses cryptographical functions to conduct financial transactions. Cryptocurrencies leverage blockchain technology to gain decentralization, transparency, and immutability. The most important feature of a cryptocurrency is that it is not controlled by any central authority.The decentralized nature of the blockchain makes cryptocurrencies theoretically immune to the old ways of government control and interference. Cryptocurrencies can be sent directly between two parties via the use of private and public keys. These transfers can be done with minimal processing fees, allowing users to avoid the steep fees charged by traditional financial institutions WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN ? […]

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Latest PS5 specs and launching date

Sony declared the next generation PlayStation console and it’s landing at the end of 2020.7 years after the launch of the precedent ps4 .Sony has already confirmed the name and release window of its next-generation console and even let a few official specs slip ahead of an eventual reveal. Release date: Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan confirmed that the PlayStation 5 will launch in Holiday 2020. That will put it right up against Xbox’s Project Scarlett. What you need to know ? Price: TBDKey Games: Watch Dogs: Legion, Rainbow Six Quarantine, The Elder Scrolls VI; full PS4 backwards compatibilitySpecs: 8-core AMD Zen CPU, AMD Navi GPU, custom SSD, 4K Blu-ray playerKey Features: Ultra-fast loading times, ray tracing, 4K visuals at 120Hz, haptic controller Things you should know about the future of gaming .

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New YouTube Terms and services

Starting December 10th, YouTube’s new terms of service basically says if your channel doesnt make enough money, it has a chance of being other hands Youtube may terminate your google account access to all or part of the service if YouTube believes,in its sole discretion that provision of the Service to you is no longer commercially viable.More clearly to all smaller content creators out there , it was nice knowing you 🙂

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TAB ( Testing adjusting & balancing ) and its procedure

Today modern environmental system require a proper procedure in order to maintain a proper functionality of an HVAC systems. whether cooling is performed by air or water ( Hydronic ), TAB is necessary in order to maximize the efficiency of an HVAC systems and to maintain its stability. the TAB procedure are usually performed via a certified contractors or a third party provider who has the expertise to perform the test and using the equipment’s. some HVAC contractors would have their own in house team and that depends on company policy and size . A certified tab technician or Engineers are those who are certified and accredited to perform this kind of test and they are particularily certified from two major company standards ,the NEBB ( national environmental balancing bureau ) USA & CSA  ( Commissioning specialist association ) UK ,which are the two major international standards available to train […]

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CCTV and surveillance systems

What is CCTV cameras ? security systems or CCTV ( closed circuit television )  has become as essential as other thing in our lives. our property and premises are prone to be attacked if no proper security systems are well adopted in order to keep on surveillance on a continuous range. cctv systems are now available in different models and shapes, applications purposes and ready to keep on surveying during day and nights no matter what the weather condition is.  1- The 8 different types of cctv cameras available in the market .   2- Difference between analogue and digital CCTV : Many of us do not know the difference between analogue and digital cameras where both are behind the purpose of surveillance and providing security to our property. the main difference is that analogue CCTV cameras which use an analog video signal that is transmitted over coaxial UTP cable back […]

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Home Automation

The first rule of any technology applied in business is that automation applied in an efficient way, that’s magnify the efficiency and reduce the energy consumption of your home , We all know the light dimmer when its first introduced in 1959 by Joel spira , An american inventor and entrepreneur who find a way to change the intensity of a light bulb, by changing its voltage waveform ,know as (priming voltage).Home automation exploit the same idea of dimming, but with further controls such as wireless, wired or powered line communication to control applications like ventilation , security as well as home automaton such as Washers ,Dryers ,Home entertainment etc… in the main principal the diagram below shows the main device in the home automation system : Home automation comes in different models and features that depends on the number of peripherals named as (addresses) that you want to control.basically […]

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IOT & the future of economy

Imagine a world connected to the internet and shares data permanently ? imagine to set your washing machine on time and other home appliances remotely while mingling in the mall and do shopping ? Thats fun no ! We were ahead to set a new way of living immersed by technology and embedded devices , sensors , smart machines , appliances and all other stuff can be the next era for our lives . The world economy have changed a lot, since the advancement of technology & specially in the field of telecommunication and internet ,putting away a big players and giant companies to bankrupt for not keeping pace with the progress happening in the world of technologies .The evolution in the world of communication & mobile generation have put a lot of challenges for mobile operators in the market of data, over 60 percent of people nowadays are using […]

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The new PS4 Pro

Sony has just declared the new playstation 4 .The ps4 slim and the ps4 pro coming up to put again the giant of gaming in the forefront of electronic games development, over twenty years. . The ps4 is the most powerful console in the market today but after two and half years and due to the technology advances and the big competition existing in the gaming market specially from pc gaming,the company was eager to offer an advanced version of the system that offers a bit more processing power and speed to enable a better gaming and looking experience . The biggest difference between the PS4 and PS4 Slim isn’t the specs. The Slim will launch with the same internal specs as the original PS4, just with some design tweaks.Both the PS4 and PS4 Slim now also support HDR for gaming thanks to Update 4.00, so if you’ve got a […]

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Hotspot Systems

Introduction : Internet sharing has become an essential thing for many businesses which provided internet access for its customers ,when speaking about internet sharing, Hotspot systems would comes to our mind .because its the ideal solution for all internet cafes, Hotels ,shopping Malls ,Residential apartments that wants to have a secure ,reliable and continuous internet connection with an extended functionality. Hotspot systems usually comes with a built in software and embedded WYSIWYG editor which allows you to customize your landing page in order to fits with your business design also it comes with a billing interface which can be used to bills your users online or throughout an internet unique voucher code with a predefined time or data usage or via SMS customers would be able to request connection through a text message sent from their mobile phones. Hotspot technology has been improved and reached internet cloud ,Hotspot users are know […]

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How Lebanon Receives Internet ?

In this article i am pointing on the Lebanese internet and how the bandwidth are taken and distributed Between Lebanon , Cyprus , Syria and Egypt ,in 2011 and Before installing the IMEWE Cable internet in Lebanon was suffering from a lots of speed problems but know things have changed after the installation of the submarine international cable IMEWE which have boosted the internet speed and reduced the internet prices tarrif, However before 2011 internet sources was distributed as follow , Lebanon ( Beirut) and Cyprus are linked together through 230 Km , 622 Mbs submarine cable called Cadmos, This cable started its operations since 1995 but in 2010 the Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunication has signed an agreement with Cyprus and boosted its capacity to 40 Gb ,Tartus ( Syria ) receives internet from two sources Ugarit 633 Mbs from Cyprus and Aletar from Egypt a 5 Gbs cable which is connected […]

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Useful Links for web masters

1-Domain name checking tool Domain name research, including comprehensive Whois Lookup, Reverse Whois Lookup and Whois History. Domain name monitoring tools and buyer/seller 2-Geo IP Tool Checking your IP information with GEOIPTOOL 3-Checking IP Adresses IP address lookup, location, proxy detection, email tracing, IP hiding tips, blacklist check, speed test, and forums. Find, get, and show my IP address. 4-Website checking tool Checking web site info including : web site background , technology used,server side programming language,client side programming language and others … 5-Email checking tool Email address info: check if valid, photos, web search, blog entries, geo location info and more. 6-SSL checker This SSL Checker will help you diagnose problems with your SSL certificate installation. You can verify the SSL certificate on your web server to make sure it is correctly installed, valid, trusted and doesn’t give any errors to any of your users. To use the SSL […]

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How To create a New project in Dreamweaver CS4.

This video will give you a live example about making a new project in DW CS4.

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Whats the difference between Fixed,Liquid and Fluid Layout

This video will show you a live example about the difference between Fixed and Liquid Layout .

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How to transfer File to your Host through FileZilla

This video will show you an example on how you can connect and transfer files from your site to your Hosting account.

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How To install Free and Self Hosted WordPress Blog

This video will show you a Live Example on How you can setup a Free and Self Hosted WordPress Blog .    

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How To define CSS

What is Cascading Style Sheet ? CSS tends for cascading style sheets a Markup language usually used along with HTML in order to control the design (Colors,Fonts Tables ) and layout appearances of your web site. when working with CSS many aspect should be taken into considerations like Margin , Padding and Content the unit measured behind CSS box modeling are pixels as illustrated in the below photo .

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The importance of Social Media

=============================== How Social Media used to turn communication into interactive dialogue between organizations.

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Why does paypal is still banned in Lebanon ?

This topic would interest people involved with E-commerce and online payment, everyone know that Paypal is a online gate which allow you to make online payments and transferring money through the internet ,through many years a lots of people was wondering why Paypal is not active in Lebanon , there are several of common reason behind this which describe Paypal as a Jewish organization and it is banned to operate in Lebanon other reason is that because Lebanon doesn’t take a legitimate Electronic signature from Paypal inc which would make the system available in Lebanon and the parliament haven’t looked at the presented draft submitted in 1996.Another reason include insufficient regulation and security in a country’s banking system Hence, and in march 2013 Paypal has started to operates in many countries like Egypt Jordan. Yemen, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria excluding Lebanon but it should be available soon according to some resources , However […]

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Web Banners Dimensions

For your convenience i have listed below a variety of web banners that can be used depending on your needs . Size Style 468×60 Full Banner 728×90 Leader Board 336×280 Square 300×250 Square 2 160×600 Sky Scraper 120×240 Small Sky Scraper 240×400 Fat Scraper 234×60 Half Banner 180×150 Rectangle 125×125 Square Button 120X90 Button 120×60 Button2 88×31 Button3 Click this link to see a live Example : Web Banners Dimensions Not Standard Banner Size . Size Style 10×30 Button 230×33 Small Banner 728×210 Large Leaderboard 720×300 Large Leaderboard2 500×350 Popup 550×480 Popup2 300×600 Half Page Banner 94×15 Blog Button Click this link to see a live Example: Not standard Banner Sizer

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Difference Between HTML & XHTML

When choosing between HTML and XHTML both are Markup languages and used to change the way on how your CSS box modeling appearances, the main difference between them is that XHTML has less attribute than HTML for example in XHTML you can use <br/>instead of <br></br> used by HTML which require an end tag for every start tag , choosing between HTML and XHTML depends of your browser technologies and devices used whether it is a mobile phones or other small devices which can be impacted by a bad markup language therefore by combining HTML and XML , XHTML ( Extensible Markup Language )was been developed ! The main difference between both Markup languages : DOCUMENT STRUCTURE XHTML DOCTYPE is mandatory The XML namespace attribute in <html> is mandatory <html>, <head>, <title>, and <body> is mandatory EG: <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN” “”> <html xmlns=””> <head> <title>Title of […]

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Whats the difference between Liquid ,Elastic Fluid and Fixed layout

When designing  a new web site  you should take into consideration the layout size of your page which can define your appearance on different browser size, in this post i am going to describe you the main difference between all layouts Fixed Layout : A fixed layout in web design is one that uses a unit of measurement that does not depend on other factors, such as the size of the font or the dimensions of the browser window, to determine the width of a web page. To put it another way, the website appears with a constant size no matter how big the browser window is, or what sort of font is chosen for the page. Liquid layout : A relative layout in web design is one that uses a relative unit of measurement to specify the width of the page,The content of the page resizes to adapt to the size of the […]

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Top Content Management System for web site Building

Here is a list of the most used CMS content management system , CMS is widely used know for many developers for its flexibility and usability and less coding ability that can make your web presence development much easier , in addition CMS allows you to track each and every single piece of your web site content easily like modifying the  content text, photos videos further to this CMS allows you changing your web content design such as colors layouts and other features ,Although many other free CMS available some of them are easy to use and others are a bit hard and require a greater Technical knowledge , in this article i am going to spot on the most used CMS platforms for the Web : 1- WordPress : WP is a CMS platform that you can use to create a beautiful web site or Blog, it is available for free for download […]

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