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TikTok introduces a new image-sharing app called "Whee"
asmaa - 2 weeks

TikTok has launched "Whee," a photo-sharing app aimed at fostering intimate connections among close friends through spontaneous moments.

Dubai Launches 3-Month Trial for Robot Parcel Deliveries
asmaa - 2 weeks

The Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ) and logistics giant Aramex are testing out a cutting-edge multi-cabin delivery robot in the United Arab Emirates. Today marked the beginning of the three-month pilot program, with the goal of...

UAE: AUS researchers pioneer sensors for detecting toxic compounds
asmaa - 2 weeks

Researchers at the American University of Sharjah have pioneered state-of-the-art sensors capable of detecting minute quantities of phosphorus-containing toxic compounds.

UAE to launch Smart applications for managing VAT services soon
asmaa - 2 weeks

The Federal Tax Authority has announced plans to transition to the "Integrated Tax Management System," a comprehensive initiative aimed at overhauling its technical infrastructure.

Saudi Authority announces the launch of self-driving air taxi during Hajj 2024
asmaa - 1 month

The Transport General Authority of Saudi Arabia has declared the commencement of a self-driving air transport trial at sacred sites.

UAE launches a Unified Platform for Residency Services and Work Permits
asmaa - 1 month

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has embarked on the second phase of its "Work Package" initiative, extending its services to all emirates through the "Work in the Emirates" digital platform.

Dubai launches a new system to get instant access to a used car accident history
asmaa - 1 month

AI technologies are set to revolutionize the way accidents are analyzed and reported, particularly in the context of vehicle purchases in Dubai.

Dubai inaugurates a new Dh2-million station in Jebel Ali to monitor air pollutio
asmaa - 1 month

Dubai has just revealed an advanced air quality monitoring system that can detect 101 distinct air contaminants. This cutting-edge facility, valued at Dh2 million, is a major step forward as the first permanent air quality monitoring station set up...

Visa merges debit and credit into one card, unveils a new payment options
asmaa - 1 month

Visa's latest announcement signals a significant shift in the payment landscape, particularly in the Middle East, as it introduces a groundbreaking initiative to offer both debit and credit services on a single card.

China's $10,000 EV Invades Europe! Can Carmakers Compete?
Muhammed Farghaly - 1 month

Already, low-cost electric vehicles from China are making their way into Europe, which is putting one of the most important sectors in the area under pressure. BYD Company, which had previously surpassed Tesla Inc. as the largest electric vehicle...

UAE Issues an Apple Security Alert as Residents Warn Against Hackers
asmaa - 1 month

The UAE's Cybersecurity Council (CSC) recently issued a security alert strongly advising residents to promptly update their Apple devices.

OpenAI introduces "GPT-4o" a new AI model
asmaa - 1 month

OpenAI has introduced GPT-4o, the latest advancement in AI technology, aimed at democratizing access and enhancing user experience across voice, text, and vision applications.

UAE announces New WhatsApp updates to improve privacy, convenience
asmaa - 1 month

WhatsApp, a widely utilized messaging application, has recently unveiled three novel updates in the span of the last month, with a primary focus on bolstering privacy measures, fortifying security protocols, and augmenting user convenience.

UAE announces the launch of "Cabby" app for taxi drivers in Ajman
asmaa - 2 months

The Ajman Transport Authority has introduced the initial phase of its innovative 'cabby' application tailored specifically for taxi drivers.

UAE launches A new feature in WhatsApp that eliminates the need for the Internet
asmaa - 2 months

The renowned WhatsApp messaging application is poised to introduce an innovative feature aimed at facilitating file exchange among users without the necessity of an active internet connection.

UAE: Flying Taxis to Cut Abu Dhabi-Dubai Travel to 30 Minutes
asmaa - 2 months

A US-based enterprise is advancing the development of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for the purpose of launching commercial passenger services, aiming to commence operations by either 2025 or early 2026.

Tesla announces the launch of new models ahead of planned timeline, shares jump
asmaa - 2 months

Tesla announced plans on Tuesday to introduce new models by early 2025, leading to an impressive surge of nearly 11% in its shares during after-hours trading.

Uber introduces safe ride-hailing accounts for teens in these countries
asmaa - 2 months

Uber has introduced a novel feature catering to families' needs by launching accounts tailored for teenagers in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Jordan.

OpenAI announces the launch of new voice-cloning tool
asmaa - 3 months

OpenAI recently unveiled "Voice Engine," a voice-cloning tool that takes a cautious approach to prevent misuse and safeguard against the proliferation of audio fakes.

Elon Musk Opens xAI’s chatbot Grok to Public Source
asmaa - 4 months

The decision to transition to open source provides the general public with unrestricted access to explore and manipulate the underlying code of the technology.

Saudi Arabia launches "Saudipedia" digital platform at FOMEX
asmaa - 4 months

Saudi Media Minister Salman Al-Dosary unveiled the digital platform 'Saudipedia' on Monday during the Future of Media Exhibition (FOMEX) in Riyadh.

UAE: Samsung Launches Galaxy S24 Series with AI Enhancements
asmaa - 5 months

Samsung has officially unveiled its latest Galaxy S24 series, introducing three variants: Galaxy S24 Ultra, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24. The devices are set to hit the UAE market later this month, and pre-orders for consumers in the UAE and Gulf...

Abu Dhabi Unveils City-Wide Free Wi-Fi for Public Connectivity
asmaa - 7 months

Unrestricted Wi-Fi access has been implemented throughout the entire emirate as part of an innovative initiative launched by the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) in Abu Dhabi.

Apple Unveils iOS 17.2 Update with Enhanced Security Features
asmaa - 7 months

In a recent announcement, Apple, the American tech giant, revealed the launch of its latest software update, iOS 17.2, aimed at enhancing the user experience on its smart devices.

Latest WhatsApp Features in UAE: Chat Lock, Channels, Edit Messages
asmaa - 7 months

In response to growing privacy concerns, WhatsApp introduced the Chat Lock feature in May 2023.

UAE Security Alert: Urgent Updates Needed for Apple and Chrome
asmaa - 8 months

On Saturday, the United Arab Emirates issued urgent security warnings, emphasizing the importance of updating software and web browsers. These warnings are directed squarely at Apple and Chrome users, who are especially susceptible to security flaws....

OpenAI Collaborates with UAE G42 to Advance AI Adoption
asmaa - 8 months

OpenAI, the organization behind ChatGPT, has entered into a partnership with G42, a prominent Abu Dhabi-based technology conglomerate.

Apple unveils iOS 17 New Features Enhancing User Experience
asmaa - 9 months

Just 17 days after introducing its iPhone 15 series at the "Wonderlust" event in Cupertino, California, Apple has released iOS 17.

Apple introduces new way to charge iPhones with latest release
asmaa - 10 months

Apple unveiled its latest lineup of iPhones and Apple Watch Series, introducing a range of innovative features and notable structural changes to these iconic devices. This announcement marked a significant moment for tech enthusiasts and Apple...

UAE Authority Raise Alarm Over Security Flaws for Apple, Android users
asmaa - 10 months

A cyber security threat that may have an effect on users of Apple and Android has been alerted to by the UAE Cyber Security Council.

Urgent statement: Tariq Phone challenges to protect your personal data
Abdallah Shahin - 10 months

According to the Security Council, Apple recently released an "emergency update" for its electronic devices that fixes a security vulnerability in some of its products.

Urgent: Apple announces an update on Apple phones that surpasses Google
Abdallah Shahin - 10 months

Apple offers a new function for Apple Maps, which can perform better than Google Maps, in the most recent update to the iOS 17 operating system. The new feature relates to the ability to pre-download Apple Maps for use in specific regions.

Twitter owner buys Lasky platform
ahmed atef - 11 months

According to a reliable source, the American billionaire Elon Musk's company, X Corp, which also owns the social networking platform company Twitter, has purchased the employment platform Lasky, which specialises in the technology sector. This...