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Technology NCA Launches 'Cybersecurity Research and Innovation Pioneers Grants' Initiative

NCA Launches 'Cybersecurity Research and Innovation Pioneers Grants' Initiative

The National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA) announced the launch of the "Cybersecurity Research and Innovation Pioneers Grants" initiative. This initiative aims…

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SDAIA Launches Awareness Campaign About Protection of Personal Data

The Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence (SDAIA) launched on Wednesday an awareness campaign under the slogan "Understand the Meaning of Your…

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Technology Members of the National Samsung Electronics Union gather during a rally as they began a three-day general strike outside of Samsung Electronics' Hwaseong campus in Hwaseong, South Korea, Monday, July 8, 2024. (Hong Ki-won/Yonhap via AP)

Samsung Elec Union in SKorea Says it Will Strike Indefinitely

A workers' union at tech giant Samsung Electronics in South Korea said on Wednesday it would continue to strike indefinitely, stepping up its campaign for…

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Technology Nao robots of the Nomadz team, programmed by the ETHZ and Insait Bulgaria, play a game of soccer during the AI for Good Global summit on artificial intelligence, organised by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in Geneva, Switzerland, May 30, 2024. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File photo Purchase Licensing Rights

AI Startup Funding More than Doubles in Q2, Crunchbase Data Shows

Investments in artificial intelligence (AI) startups surged to $24 billion from April to June, more than doubling from the previous quarter, according to data…

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Technology FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung is seen on a building during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

Samsung Electronics Wins Cutting-edge AI Chip Order from Japan's Preferred Networks

Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday it won an order from Japanese artificial intelligence company Preferred Networks to make chips for AI applications using…

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Technology Laboratory buildings at KAUST's campus in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. Image: AT Service/Wikimedia Commons

KAUST and Google Collaborate to Enhance AI Research in Saudi Arabia

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) launched its investment project in supporting AI research in the Kingdom in collaboration with…

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Technology The National Samsung Electronics Union (NSEU) workers hold placards and shout slogans during a general strike to disrupt production between July 8 and 10, in front of the Samsung Electronics Nano City Hwaseong Campus in Hwaseong, South Korea, July 8, 2024. REUTERS/Kim Soo-hyeon

Samsung Electronics Workers Strike as Union Voice Grows in SKorea

Samsung Electronics workers began a three-day strike for better pay on Monday, with their union pointing to further action should South Korea's biggest…

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Technology The pavilion includes an event titled "Virtual Reality Races on Jeddah Corniche Circuit," one of the main attractions offering visitors a unique experience through competitive races in a virtual environment simulating the famous Jeddah Corniche Circuit. (SPA)

Saudi Aramco Highlights Innovation in Pavilion at Esports World Cup Events

Saudi Aramco's pavilion at the Esports World Cup, the largest event in gaming history being held at Boulevard Riyadh City until August 25, stands out with…

Technology The Falcons emerged as champions in the popular game "Call of Duty: Warzone," earning 1,000 points. (SPA)

Saudi Team 'Falcons' Wins First Place in Esports World Cup

Saudi Arabia’s “Falcons” team won its first title during the Esports World Cup, the most prestigious global gaming event. The Falcons emerged as champions in…

Technology Peter Wennink, President and CEO of Dutch chip machine maker ASML presents his company's Q4 results, in Veldhoven, Netherlands January 24, 2024. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights

Former ASML CEO says US-China Chip Fight Will Continue

The recently retired CEO of semiconductor equipment maker ASML said in an interview with Dutch radio station BNR on Saturday that US-China disputes over…

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Technology Supported by stc's world-class connectivity services, the Esports World Cup is contributing to the growth of the gaming sector in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)

stc Group Supports Esports World Cup with Digital Content for Game and Esports Fans

stc Group has strengthened its leadership in enabling digital transformation in Saudi Arabia by supporting the first edition of the Esports World Cup, where it…

Technology Smartphone with Epic Games logo is seen in front of Apple logo in this illustration taken, May 2, 2021. (Reuters)

Apple Okays Epic Games Marketplace App in Europe

Apple said on Friday it has approved Epic Games' games marketplace app on iPhones and iPads in Europe, after the "Fortnite" maker escalated its feud with the…

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Technology FILE PHOTO: AI (Artificial Intelligence) letters and robot miniature in this illustration taken, June 23, 2023. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

OpenAI's Internal AI Details Stolen in 2023 Breach

A hacker gained access to the internal messaging systems at OpenAI last year and stole details about the design of the company's artificial intelligence…

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Technology Chief of the National Data Management Office in the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) Alrebdi bin Fahd Al-Rebdi speaks at the at the 2024 World AI Conference and High-Level Meeting on Global AI Governance in Shanghai. (SPA)

SDAIA: Saudi Arabia Committed to Ensuring Ethical and Responsible AI Development

Chief of the National Data Management Office in the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) Alrebdi bin Fahd Al-Rebdi said on Thursday that…

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ITU Selects Saudi Arabia to Host Global Symposium for Regulators in 2025

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced that Saudi Arabia, represented by the Communications, Space & Technology Commission (CST), has been…

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Technology Saudi Arabia’s SDAIA Receives ISO Certificate for Global Information Security Standards

Saudi Arabia’s SDAIA Receives ISO Certificate for Global Information Security Standards

The Saudi Data and AI Authority (SDAIA) received on Tuesday the ISO 27001:2022 certificate for implementing accurate and comprehensive standards in data…

Technology The Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology met with the CEO of Amazon AWS Cloud. SPA

Saudi Minister Meets with CEO of Amazon Cloud AWS to Strengthen Strategic Partnership

Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology Eng. Abdullah bin Amer Al-Sawaha has met with the CEO of Amazon AWS Cloud, Matt Garman, and a…

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Technology FILE PHOTO: A person walks past a Microsoft sign at its office building in Beijing, China May 25, 2023. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo

Microsoft Consolidates Retail Channels in China

Microsoft is consolidating its retail channels in mainland China, the firm said in response to media reports that it is closing its network of authorized…

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Technology FILE PHOTO: A  security guard stands watch by the Meta sign outside the headquarters of Facebook parent company Meta Platforms Inc in Mountain View, California, US November 9, 2022. REUTERS/Peter DaSilva/File Photo

European Union Accuses Facebook Owner Meta of Breaking Digital Rules with Paid Ad-free Option

European Union regulators accused social media company Meta Platforms on Monday of breaching the bloc's new digital competition rulebook by forcing Facebook…

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Technology A visually impaired person walks with a six-legged robot "guide dog" during a demonstration of a field test for a Shanghai Jiao Tong University test team, in Shanghai, China June 18, 2024. REUTERS/Nicoco Chan

Chinese Robot 'Guide Dog' Aims to Improve Independence for Visually Impaired

It's less furry than a traditional companion, but a six-legged Chinese robot "guide dog" could one day help vision impaired people live more independently,…

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Technology The Google sign is shown on one of the company's office buildings in Irvine, California, US, October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Google Buys Stake in Taiwan Solar Power Firm Owned by BlackRock

Google said it has taken a stake in Taiwan's New Green Power and could buy up to 300 megawatts of renewable energy from the BlackRock fund-owned firm to help…

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Technology The logo of SK Hynix is seen at its headquarters in Seongnam, South Korea, April 25, 2016. (Reuters)

South Korea's SK Hynix to Invest $75 Bln by 2028 in AI, Chips

South Korea's SK Hynix, the world no.2 memory chip maker, will invest 103 trillion won ($74.6 billion) through 2028 to strengthen its chips business, focusing…

Technology Figurines with computers and smartphones are seen in front of the words "Artificial Intelligence AI" in this illustration taken, February 19, 2024. (Reuters)

As AI Gains a Workplace Foothold, States are Trying to Make Sure Workers Don't Get Left Behind

With many jobs expected to eventually rely on generative artificial intelligence, states are trying to help workers beef up their tech skills before they…

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Technology Temu, Shein Ordered to Provide Info on EU Tech Rules Compliance by July 12

Temu, Shein Ordered to Provide Info on EU Tech Rules Compliance by July 12

Chinese fast-fashion e-commerce retailer Temu and China-founded peer Shein were ordered by EU tech regulators to provide details on how they comply with EU…

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