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Chess-playing robot star of Taiwan tech fair

Chess-playing robot star of Taiwan tech fair

A chess-playing robot stole the show as Asia's largest tech fair kicked off in Taiwan Tuesday with artificial intelligence centre stage.

CRA issues 159 violation notices to shops selling illegal devices

CRA issues 159 violation notices to shops selling illegal devices

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has conducted its first round of inspections for 2017 of shops selling telecommunications devices and equipment and issued a total of 159 written violation notices ...

Mada signs three partneagreements at Gulf conference

Mada signs three partneagreements at Gulf conference

The Qatar Assistive Technology Centre (Mada) has signed three partnership agreements with local, regional and global organisations at the first Gulf Region Education Assistive Technology ...

India's Infosys plans to hire 10,000 US workers

India's Infosys plans to hire 10,000 US workers

India-based IT services firm Infosys Ltd said it plans to hire 10,000 US workers in the next two years and open four technology centres in the United States, starting with a centre this August in Indiana.

Italian court rules mobile phone caused tumour

Italian court rules mobile phone caused tumour

In a potentially landmark case, an Italian court has ruled that excessive, work-related use of a mobile phone caused an executive to develop a benign brain tumour.

Samsung Galaxy S8 phones launched in Qatar

Samsung Galaxy S8 phones launched in Qatar

Samsung Gulf Electronics has launched the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in Qatar. A special event on Monday evening marked the launch of the new smartphones.

QU hosts robotics challenge contest

QU hosts robotics challenge contest

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) recently hosted the 'GCC Robotics Challenge - Qatar Round' ...

Ooredoo offers new 5x data for new business subscriptions

Ooredoo offers new 5x data for new business subscriptions

Ooredoo has launched a new data offer specifically for businesses to cater to the growing demand for connectivity and data across Qatar’s business sector.

Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips

Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's richest billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday.

Headphone batteries explode on flight to Australia

Headphone batteries explode on flight to Australia

A woman whose headphones caught fire on a plane suffered burns to her face and hands, Australian officials said Wednesday as they warned about the dangers of battery-operated devices in-flight.

Chinese tech giant eyes global market with custom chip

Chinese tech giant eyes global market with custom chip

Chinese technology giant Xiaomi on Tuesday unveiled an in-house processor, setting its sights on a top-tier global market long dominated by American companies.

E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health ...