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Qatar sees nearly 12,000 cyberattacks on smartphones between January and June: Kaspersky

Qatar sees nearly 12,000 cyberattacks on smartphones between January and June: Kaspersky

The number of malicious attacks on smartphone users in Qatar reached 11,883 so far in 2020, Internet security firm Kaspersky has said in a report.

Eid celebrations witness demand surge for smartphones

Eid celebrations witness demand surge for smartphones

The recent Eid al-Fitr celebration in Qatar witnessed a demand surge for electronic gadgets, mainly in the smartphones category

Rwanda launches first 'Made in Africa' smartphones

Rwanda launches first 'Made in Africa' smartphones

Rwanda's Mara Group launched two smartphones on Monday, describing them as the first ‘Made in Africa’ models and giving a boost to the country's ambitions to become a regional technology hub.

Samsung planning smartphones with 1TB of storage

Samsung planning smartphones with 1TB of storage

Your current phone probably has 64 or 128 GB of memory, meaning you likely have to often delete photos to make space.

Belgium reviews smartphone use by troops to counter spying

Belgium reviews smartphone use by troops to counter spying

Belgium's defense ministry is reviewing restrictions on the use of smartphones by active-duty soldiers on operations to counter potential espionage and data tracking especially by Russia, local media reported on Saturday.

Smartphones raising a mentally fragile generation

Smartphones raising a mentally fragile generation

San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge sees smartphones and social media as raising an unhappy, compliant ‘iGen.’

Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones vulnerable to hacking –researchers

Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones vulnerable to hacking –researchers

Samsung's Galaxy S7 smartphones contain a microchip security flaw, uncovered earlier this year, that put tens of millions of devices at risk to hackers looking to spy on their users, researchers told Reuters.

French lawmakers vote to ban smartphones in schools

French lawmakers vote to ban smartphones in schools

French schoolchildren will have to leave their smartphones switched off or at home as the new academic year begins in September, after lawmakers voted for a ban on Monday.

Another woman lynched in India after WhatsApp rumours

Another woman lynched in India after WhatsApp rumours

More than 20 people have been killed in similar incidents in India in the past two months.

5G-capable smartphones expected by June 2019: Ooredoo Qatar CEO

5G-capable smartphones expected by June 2019: Ooredoo Qatar CEO

Handset manufacturers have committed 5G-capable smartphones by June 2019, said Ooredoo Qatar CEO Waleed Mohamed al-Sayed.

Kahramaa launches new mobile application

Kahramaa launches new mobile application

The update is part of Kahramaa’s “endeavour to provide high-quality smart services in accordance with the highest quality standards”, the corporation has said in a press statement.

Global smartphone sales keep momentum: IDC

Global smartphone sales keep momentum: IDC

An estimated 373.1 million smartphones were shipped worldwide during the third quarter of this year in a 2.7% rise from the same period in 2016, IDC said in a statement.