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Charity donations now open through Saudi Arabia’s Tawakkalna app
Technology & IT | Thursday 10 February, 2022 10:40 am
The Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) launched a donation service for the Ehsan platform through the Tawakkalna application. On Wednesday, the authority said that the service aims to harness data in charitable work and expand the impact of Ehsan to reach more...
Saudis join hands with world youth to develop digital games
Technology & IT | Wednesday 9 February, 2022 10:41 am
Around 500 Saudis participated at the Global Game Jam held last month across the Kingdom in seven cities — Riyadh, Jazan, Abha, Hail, Madinah, Jeddah and Al-Ahsa — to compete in creating digital games.  The 10-day event was concurrently held at 860 locations in 113 countries, where...
Cabinet reviews outcomes of LEAP22 conference in Riyadh
Technology & IT | Wednesday 9 February, 2022 10:34 am
The Cabinet session, chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Tuesday, considered the outcomes of the global technical conference LEAP22, held in Riyadh.They also reviewed the launch of initiatives and investments exceeding $6.4 billion, as an...
ZATCA launches new application for smartphones
Technology & IT | Monday 7 February, 2022 1:40 pm
The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority (ZATCA), in line with the efforts to develop its electronic services, launched Sunday its new application for smartphones "ZATCA", which includes various services that help taxpayers perform their services quickly and automatically.The new app, in addition to...
Smart Madinah Forum 2022 to kick off on Sunday
Technology & IT | Sunday 6 February, 2022 7:25 pm
The Smart Madinah Forum 2022 to kick off on Sunday at the city’s Namaa Almunawara building with the theme “Where technology meets tranquility.”Organized by the Madinah Regional Development Authority, the forum aims to discuss the concept of smart cities and how they would improve quality of...
Female developers join the program as Apple academy opens in Riyadh
Technology & IT | Sunday 6 February, 2022 7:12 pm
The first Apple Developer Academy in the Middle East opened its doors last week in Riyadh, offering female tech enthusiasts an opportunity to become programmers and developers. “Our goal is to become the region’s premier center for female iOS developers while supporting them in becoming...
100,000 registered attendees see LEAP22 leapfrog into first place in international technology events
Technology & IT | Saturday 5 February, 2022 12:47 pm
The inaugural edition of LEAP has set new records for a debut technology event, attracting over 100,000 registered attendees from more than 80 countries. Over 700 exhibitors including the world’s leading technology companies and over 1,500 of the most innovative start-ups, along with more than...
Culture Ministry launches two initiatives at LEAP22
Technology & IT | Thursday 3 February, 2022 10:27 am
The Ministry of Culture announced Wednesday the launch of two qualitative initiatives that support the objectives of the Digital Content Council, on the sidelines of the global tech conference “LEAP” organized by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology here. The two...
Saudi connectivity takes off with next generation Wi-Fi, satellites, and frequency auction
Technology & IT | Thursday 3 February, 2022 10:18 am
The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), Saudi Arabia’s digital regulator, has announced the launch of WiFi-6e as part of a raft of measures aimed at boosting connectivity in the Kingdom.The latest generation of Wi-Fi technology offers data transfer speeds more than five...
Huawei launches its much-awaited flagship smartphones, HUAWEI P50 Pro and HUAWEI P50 Pocket in the region
Technology & IT | Wednesday 2 February, 2022 5:43 pm
Huawei Consumer Business Group announced today the launch of the new HUAWEI P50 Pro, the ultimate camera phone with aesthetic design and HUAWEI P50 Pocket – its latest foldable phone that takes fashion beauty and technological innovations to next level, during a regional launch event that took...