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Dubai’s RTA launches smart pilot to help blind navigate metro system

Dubai’s RTA launches smart pilot to help blind navigate metro system

iPhone system converts written information into voice directions including the schedules and directional signs for metro gates, stairs, escalators and station gates ...

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Safeguarding your privacy with the intelligent cloud

Safeguarding your privacy with the intelligent cloud

Brand View: Mohammed Arif, Regional Director for Modern Workplace & Security at Microsoft Gulf, urges organisations to assess and improve their data privacy and compliance standards ...

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WhatsApp seeks to stem fake news ahead of Pakistan election

WhatsApp seeks to stem fake news ahead of Pakistan election

Millions of people use WhatsApp in neighbouring Pakistan, where rumours, false information and conspiracy theories are common ...

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Mubadala unit signs agreement to bring IT services to Sharjah

Mubadala unit signs agreement to bring IT services to Sharjah

The Mubadala subsidiary will support Sharjah businesses with IT products and infrastructure services ...

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Bahrain to launch first satellite within two years, official says

Bahrain to launch first satellite within two years, official says

The kingdom is setting up a dedicated 'space team' to develop its space programme, with 400 applications so far ...

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BlackBerry awarded $814.9 million in Qualcomm arbitration

(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday Qualcomm Inc was asked to pay the Canadian company about $814.9 million in an interim arbitration decision over royalty overpayments. The co ...

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Software firm Qualtrics valued at $2.5 billion in new funding round

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Software company Qualtrics has raised $180 million from venture capital firms in a funding round the company hopes will sustain it until ...

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China live streaming: Would-be internet stars boost billion-dollar market

China live streaming: Would-be internet stars boost billion-dollar market

By Shu Zhang and Matthew Miller BEIJING (Reuters) - Jing Qi, a part-time presenter on the live streaming platform Huajiao, underwent cosmetic surgery in March to improve her chances of ...

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Japan automakers look to robots to keep elderly on the move

Japan automakers look to robots to keep elderly on the move

By Naomi Tajitsu TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese automakers are looking beyond the industry trend to develop self-driving cars and turning their attention to robots to help keep the country' ...

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Brexit referendum website might have been hacked: UK lawmakers

Brexit referendum website might have been hacked: UK lawmakers

LONDON (Reuters) - A website which allowed Britons to register to vote in last year's European Union referendum might have been targeted by foreign hackers causing it to crash before th ...

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German, Israeli companies to cooperate on cybersecurity

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The Cyber-Security Council Germany said on Wednesday it opened its first international chapter with security firm Checkmarx in Israel, establishing a bridge between ...

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Toyota robot to keep elderly mobile, one step at a time

Toyota robot to keep elderly mobile, one step at a time

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said it will commercialize rehabilitation robots later this year when it makes its robotic walk assist system available for rent, joining Honda Motor ...

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Uber’s communication head Rachel Whetstone to depart

Uber’s communication head Rachel Whetstone to depart

(Reuters) - Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc <UBER.UL> said on Tuesday its head of communications, Rachel Whetstone, will leave the company. Whetstone's departure comes ...

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SWIFT to introduce tool to spot fraudulent inter-bank messages

SWIFT to introduce tool to spot fraudulent inter-bank messages

By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) - Interbank messaging service SWIFT, which is used to transfer trillions of dollars between banks every day, will launch a new tool to spot fraudulent mes ...

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CME Group, UK’s Royal Mint test blockchain-based gold trading platform

By Anna Irrera NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chicago-based exchange CME Group Inc and Britain's Royal Mint have started testing a blockchain-based platform for trading gold, as more projects usi ...

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