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On face recognition, Americans trust police over private firms

On face recognition, Americans trust police over private firms

A majority of Americans trust law enforcement to use facial recognition technology responsibly but fewer are comfortable about its deployment by the private sector, a poll showed Thursday.

Cloud gaming faces challenges as Google prepares launch

Cloud gaming faces challenges as Google prepares launch

Urging fans to plunge into a virtual high-res surround sound universe of extraordinary games, Google hopes its cloud-based Stadia platform will take the world by storm on its November launch.

Soyuz spacecraft carrying humanoid robot fails to dock with space station

Soyuz spacecraft carrying humanoid robot fails to dock with space station

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot on Saturday failed to dock automatically with the international space station, Moscow news agencies reported.

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

The United States and China hardened their stances over Huawei Thursday as Washington brushed aside claims of ‘bullying’ and accused the Chinese tech giant of misrepresenting its ties to the Beijing government.

14 technology startups attend third edition of Mena Dojo Series A Programme in Kuwait

14 technology startups attend third edition of Mena Dojo Series A Programme in Kuwait

As many as 14 technology startups from the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), including two from Qatar, have been able to better uncover new marketing channels, and identify untapped opportunities.

Singapore passes 'fake news' law despite fierce criticism

Singapore passes 'fake news' law despite fierce criticism

Singapore's parliament Wednesday passed laws to combat ‘fake news’ that will allow authorities to order the removal of content despite fierce criticism from tech giants, the media and rights groups.

Microsoft tops trillion-dollar mark for first time

Microsoft tops trillion-dollar mark for first time

Microsoft hit the trillion-dollar value mark on Thursday for the first time, becoming the third technology giant to reach the symbolic milestone.

QICDRC underscores role of technology in speedy dispute resolution

QICDRC underscores role of technology in speedy dispute resolution

The Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (QICRDC) has underscored the importance of leveraging technology in enabling a faster and more convenient dispute resolution process ...

NMoQ offers assistive technology and mobility aids to visitors

NMoQ offers assistive technology and mobility aids to visitors

People with disabilities (PWDs) stand to benefit from the National Museum of Qatar’s (NMoQ) state-of-the-art technologies, giving them access to an array of collections and programmes in its 11 interlinked galleries ...

UK takes aim at social networks that fail to quash 'hateful' content

UK takes aim at social networks that fail to quash 'hateful' content

Britain will make social media bosses personally liable for harmful content and shut down offending platforms under a ‘world-leading’ government plan published Monday in response to the spread of online abuses and crimes.

Mannai Corp to open new innovation centres in Lisbon, Lyon

Mannai Corp to open new innovation centres in Lisbon, Lyon

Mannai Corporation, which has a growing footprint across Europe and North Africa, is all set to open two innovation centres 'Fablabs' in Lisbon and Lyon.

Qatar's adoption of digital technology meets global standards

Qatar's adoption of digital technology meets global standards

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) on Tuesday held the second annual ceremony of Qatar Digital Government (QDG) training programme ...