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Mobile operator Beeline Uzbekistan has introduced a promotion for customers using its roaming services in Saudi Arabia. The promotion is available using services on the network of mobile operators Zain and STC. Incoming calls are on offer for UZS 4,210 instead of 10,104 per minute, the rate of outgoing ...
Google aims to expand its offerings in Saudi Arabia to increase the amount of Arabic language content on the internet to better serve the hundreds of millions of Arabic speakers, The National reported. Lino Cattaruzzi, the UAE-based managing director for Google Mena, told The National that Google is ...

Lucie Krahulcova, a policy analysts at Access, a digital rights NGO, told me that “there is evidence that Saudi Arabia imported internet surveillance systems capable of carrying out mass surveillance,” and Access has lobbied for stronger controls to stop European companies from exporting tech to countries ...
Global Game Jam a success in three Saudi cities. In GGJ participants meet up and form teams to create a playable game demonstration in only three days. A man plays a computer game at an internet cafe in Beijing May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon. Hala Tashkandi ...
China already is a mobile-gaming leader, with internet giant Tencent in particular raking in profits from games like the hit "Honour of Kings" in which players spend on things like outfits for their characters. In "Love and Producer", the player runs a fictional TV production company that they must save from ...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — shrouded in secrecy and intrigue has netted more than $106 billion in financial settlements with 56 people remaining in custody, Saudi Arabia said Tuesday. Saudi Attorney General Saud al-Mojeb said the settlements include seizure of real estate assets, commercial entities, securities and ...

RIYADH: The first Saudi International Exhibition and Conference for Internet of Things (IoT) opened Sunday, representing a major step in supporting Saudi Vision 2030, which has allocated a great deal of support to the IT sector and affirmed full support for creative and innovative thinking to motivate the ...
Among the most spectacular cyberattacks attributed to Iran is Shamoon, a virus that hit the state-run giant Saudi Arabian Oil Co. and Qatari natural gas producer RasGas, deleting hard drives and displaying a picture of a burning American flag on computer screens. Saudi Aramco ultimately shut down its ...
The authorities have banned all demonstrations, and at around midnight (2300 GMT Saturday), the Internet, email and social media messaging networks were cut in the capital, AFP correspondents said. Security forces have installed roadblocks on major routes into Kinshasa, while armed officers are ...
CISCO Monday announced the appointment of Hani Raad as general manager for its West Region in the Middle East. In his new role, Raad will focus on leading Cisco's digital transformation initiatives in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the Levant and Iraq, and will work closely with its partner ecosystem to support ...
Bulgarian EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel was speaking after launching a task force of around 40 experts, including a representative from AFP, to draw up ways to address fake news in the internet age. Her call comes amid increasing worry that Russia has devised misleading social media activity to ...
In 2015, Saudi Arabia's largest telco, STC, was losing ground to broadband competition due to a disconnect with the youth – the most avid YouTubers in the world. So, STC launched a branded content hub called “LaYawgif”. The name is a message in itself. Meaning “non-stop,” LaYawgif aimed to give ...
In 2015, Saudi Arabia's largest telco, STC, was losing ground to broadband competition due to a disconnect with the youth – the most avid YouTubers in the world. So, STC launched a branded content hub called “LaYawgif”. The name is a message in itself. Meaning “non-stop,” LaYawgif aimed to give ...
In fact, internet in the U.S. is far cheaper than what residents in 113 countries pay, including those in Saudi Arabia ($84), Indonesia ($72), and Greenland ($84). On average, internet costs in Asia and Russia tend to be among the lowest, while access is prohibitively expensive in sub-Saharan Africa and in ...
The phenomenon has reached the shores of the region, and teens and tweens are flocking to the Internet to learn more, not only about K-pop, but Korean culture as well. This series will cover mini-stories of young ladies who have not only expressed their interest in Korean pop culture, but have taken the ...
JEDDAH — Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) have increased the prices of data packs by up to 50 percent. ... competition in the market and confront the monopoly of a small group who increases prices to unreasonable levels for extending poor Internet services," Al-Asheikh said.
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said certain countries are waging a "proxy war" against the Islamic republic via social media and the Internet. The United States, Britain and Saudi Arabia are behind the recent riots in Iran, he said. The hashtags and campaigns on social ...

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Eng. Abdullah al-Swaha said that one of the ministry's goals is to transform the Kingdom into a window for Internet applications in the region to be in line with the Kingdom's approach towards achieving its 2030 development vision, applying the digital ...
Apple and Amazon are in licensing discussions with Riyadh on investing in Saudi Arabia, two sources told Reuters news agency. Both companies already sell products in Saudi Arabia via third parties but they and other global tech giants have yet to establish a direct presence. According to Alexa internet ...
But overall, Saudi Arabia's internet landscape is strictly monitored. Al-Dosari said he was only able to operate a YouTube show that is critical of the Saudi royal family because he was based outside the country. “You can't run a show like mine in Saudi Arabia, you can't even tweet in Saudi Arabia, you can't ...
WikiTribune talks to Assiri about how he became an activist, and what lies ahead for Saudi Arabia under the almost de facto leadership of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Saudi Arabia was relatively late connecting to the internet because the government was concerned about how this new service ...
... a special website on the internet in three languages including Arabic, English and French, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The driving force for these recent changes and reforms in Saudi ... But due to increasing access to the internet and social media many see that ...
The typical shopper in Saudi Arabia spends an average of 4,000 riyals online er annum, the report said, driven by favourable internet offers, ...
Saudi gets 20 years for supporting Daesh, plotting against government ... for 20 years after his release from prison, and from using the Internet.
On 10 November 2017, the Specialised Criminal Court (SCC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia sentenced Internet activist Naima Al-Matrood to six years ...
Saudi Arabia finds itself in the midst of a crackdown on corruption that ... the hotel's internet and telephone lines are currently disconnected until ...
In the Internet appeared the video of the helicopter crash in the South of Saudi Arabia, on Board of which was Prince Mansour bin Muqrin and a ...
Saudi Arabia is the world's largest exporter of oil, and investors ... deeper pockets and a combined wireless-home internet company that could ...
Now it appears to have become a detention center for Saudi royals ensnared in a ... "Due to unforeseen circumstances, the hotel's internet and ...
ISIS Suspect Arrested In Mumbai, Ran Terror Network From Saudi: Police ... "They used to talk via an application on the internet and Zaid was ...
... The Robot Was Granted Saudi Citizenship But All The Internet Cares About Is ... The eyes of the media were on Saudi Arabia at the Future ...
Saudi Company Agrees to Use GE Solution in Solar and Desalination Plants ... GE's application development platform for the industrial Internet.
An expatriate worker in Rabigh talking to his family using Internet data pack. ... 1 consumers will have to pay more on phone bills, Internet data ...
21 in Riyadh under the patronage of VirtuPort with lead sponsor Saudi Telecom Company - Solutions, it will be attended by leading ...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Communications and ... to extend all the Kingdom's areas of high-speed internet and to enhance the ...
A robot named, Sophia, has been granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia and Internet already thinks that it has more rights than the country's ...
The fund, which is backed in large part by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, ... "The usage of internet — the usage of artificial intelligence, ...
The first Saudi International Exhibition and Conference for Internet of ... Al-Sawaha said Saudi Arabia offers great opportunities in the field of ...
Saudi Arabia's decision to lift the ban on women driving has dominated headlines of late. The kingdom was the last country in the world where ...
Some people fly first class. Some people have private jets. And then there's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia, who flies ...
Business transformation enabler SAP will showcase how the Internet of Things can drive Saudi Arabia's digital business competitiveness at ...
RIYADH: Women and young people will lead Saudi Arabia's drive to embrace ... such as Careem, the taxi app, and Telfaz, the internet TV app.
Warming relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia in recent years may .... with artificial intelligence, with the Internet of Things — everything.”.
But that didn't stop people on the internet from becoming outraged at the news that the Saudi regime was once again treating a “woman” ...
The infiltration of the Internet into modern life changed everything from ... Investment Initiative in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, at the end of October.
That's something I couldn't do in my home country of Saudi Arabia ... But despite the pull of Internet culture, it's not at all certain that it wil be ...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has formerly announced that from today (Thursday 21 September) it will lift its ban on Voice over Internet Protocol ...
According to Tech Juice, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are already in a clash since June when Saudi-led alliance blamed Qatar of supporting ...
applications including FaceTime, Snape Chat, Skype, Line, Telegram, Tango would be available to all users who are subscribed to the ...


 

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