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Saudi information technology sector will hit $27 billion by 2025
Technology & IT | Wednesday 25 August, 2021 12:23 am
Saudi Arabia will see significant growth in all major areas of digital technology from Internet of Things (IoT) to cloud computing, increasing thereby the entire size of the information and communication technology (ICT) sector to $27 billion by 2025, the head of the Kingdom’s technology...
Probiotics for Corals Boost Resilience, Help Prevent Mortality
Technology & IT | Thursday 19 August, 2021 1:26 am
A new study shows probiotics to be helpful protagonists in boosting coral health and preventing mortality in the face of environmental stressors, such as warming oceans and changing climate conditions. Published in Science Advances, the study details research conducted by the Federal...
KAUST and Spire unveil plan to launch nanosatellite ‘KAUST CubeSat’
Technology & IT | Tuesday 17 August, 2021 4:00 am
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and Spire Global (Spire), a leading provider of space-based data, analytics and space services, announced their plans to pursue a collaborative nanosatellite mission with the launch of KAUST CubeSat. The research satellite, the first...
Ultra-thin and Powerful Acer Swift X Notebook Launches in the Middle East
Technology & IT | Sunday 15 August, 2021 12:37 pm
 The newest member of Acer’s popular line of Swift notebooks, the Swift X, has officially been launched across the Middle East. First announced during Acer’s global press conference in May 2021, the ultra-thin notebook takes power to the next level and boasts an AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series...
Huawei helps consumers in Saudi Arabia to experience seamless connectivity with its new Super Device range of smart products
Technology & IT | Thursday 12 August, 2021 12:42 am
Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia has launched its Super Device range of devices that empower consumers in KSA to unleash their creativity and productivity, while seamlessly connecting across different products.During a special launch event held at the Conference Center Banquet Hall in King...
stc and Ericsson forge ahead with 5G Standalone for consumers and enterprises
Technology & IT | Wednesday 11 August, 2021 2:46 am
stc has expanded its strategic partnership with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) for the deployment of 5G Core for New Radio standalone on Ericsson Cloud Native Infrastructure.This new expansion on stc’s 5G Core (5GC) network, will now support both 5G standalone (SA), non-standalone (NSA), in addition to...
Zain KSA ranks first in Game Mode report for the second consecutive time
Technology & IT | Sunday 8 August, 2021 4:07 am
Once again, Zain KSA ranks first in the Game Mode report issued by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) for the second quarter of 2021, recording top connectivity performance in 4 of the most popular video games in Saudi Arabia, namely Fortnite, FIFA 21, APEX Legends, and ...
IBM Report: Cost of a Data Breach Hits Record High During Pandemic
Technology & IT | Tuesday 3 August, 2021 1:48 am
 IBM Security today announced the results of a global study, based on in-depth analysis of over 500 real-world data breaches occurring over the past year across 17 countries, including the Middle East region, and among 17 different industries. According to the study, the Middle East region is...
Saudi gaming developers level up in growing market
Technology & IT | Tuesday 3 August, 2021 12:21 am
Out of the many growing industries in Saudi Arabia, the gaming industry is accelerating at an unprecedented pace, with developers taking standards to the next level in an exciting new territory. In 2020, the Saudi gaming market was estimated to be worth SR2.6 billion ($690 million), with...
Acer Middle East Portfolio Gears Up for Windows 11 Update
Technology & IT | Sunday 1 August, 2021 2:54 am
Acer Middle East has announced that it will begin shipping a wide selection of PC products loaded with the Windows 11 operating system worldwide and in the Middle East later this year. Windows 11 aims to enhance productivity, boost student engagement and employee satisfaction while becoming...