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Australia probes claim Google harvests data, consumers pay

Australia probes claim Google harvests data, consumers pay

The Australian investigations stem from allegations made by Oracle Corp in a report provided as part of an Australian review into the impact that Google and Facebook have on the advertising market.

QU inaugurates multi-storey parking for 2,000 vehicles

QU inaugurates multi-storey parking for 2,000 vehicles

The parking facility, equipped with number plate recognition technology and vacant space indicators, offers QU members a state-of-the-art car park monitoring service.

Qatar e-accessibility reach best in the world

Qatar e-accessibility reach best in the world

The rate of e-Accessibility in Qatar has reached 91%, thus becoming the first among Arab and regional countries and the best in the world, HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti said ...

Iran bans banks from using cryptocurrencies

Iran bans banks from using cryptocurrencies

Iran banned the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by banks and financial institutions on Monday amid ongoing debate over how best to regulate the technology.

Qatar Airways first in MENA to provide gate-to-gate Internet onboard

Qatar Airways first in MENA to provide gate-to-gate Internet onboard

A decision by Qatar’s Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) will allow the provision of Internet service onboard aircraft at all altitudes.

Tech firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, vow not to aid government cyber attacks

Tech firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, vow not to aid government cyber attacks

Microsoft, Facebook and more than 30 other global technology companies on Tuesday announced a joint pledge not to assist any government in offensive cyber attacks.

Face detection tech used to understand human behaviour

Face detection tech used to understand human behaviour

“Face detection technology can not only recognise between two faces but also give the demographic features of the face as well as the gender, race and age of the person,” explained Dr Jisun An.

EU to unveil digital tax targeting Facebook, Google

EU to unveil digital tax targeting Facebook, Google

The EU will unveil proposals for a digital tax on US tech giants on Wednesday, bringing yet more turmoil to Facebook after revelations over misused data of 50 million users shocked the world.

Record deals signed at Dimdex 2018

Record deals signed at Dimdex 2018

The Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (Dimdex 2018) concluded on Wednesday, attracting close to 13,000 visitors over three days ...

Macron and Modi kick start International Solar Alliance

Macron and Modi kick start International Solar Alliance

The International Solar Alliance is an inter-governmental organisation that aims to help sunshine-rich countries around the world harness solar energy at an affordable cost.

AI and augmented newsroom in focus at Jazeera summit

AI and augmented newsroom in focus at Jazeera summit

The day’s proceedings got under way with a series of keynote addresses by dignitaries and panels discussing ‘Media and Cloud - Limitless Possibilities’.

Technology can help cut energy use by 30%: expert

Technology can help cut energy use by 30%: expert

“There is also a great opportunity in Qatar to increase the efficiency of electricity consumption by consuming wisely," Dr Augstin Delgado, chief innovation and sustainability officer, Iberdrola, Spain, said.