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Four arrested over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Four arrested over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Bitcoin is a virtual currency created from computer code that allows anonymous transactions and its value has soared since it came into being in 2009.

Qatar keeping pace with digital age, says minister

Qatar keeping pace with digital age, says minister

The QDGTP, being implemented by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, aims to build highly qualified management and boost leadership capabilities of technology personnel.

Vodafone encourages thousands to 'get fit for the future'

Vodafone encourages thousands to 'get fit for the future'

Vodafone engaged the young and old with interactive and digital activities powered by its "state-of-the-art" network, the company said in a press statement.

Airlines turn to technology to solve overbooking puzzle

Airlines turn to technology to solve overbooking puzzle

Being offered cash at the gate to take a later flight because of overbooking may become a rarity if technology being examined by major airlines such as British Airways, JetBlue and Qantas catches on.

FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said football's governing body will decide next month whether to officially endorse the video assistant referee ...

Chinese police don high-tech glasses to nab suspects

Chinese police don high-tech glasses to nab suspects

Chinese police are sporting high-tech sunglasses that can spot suspects in a crowded train station, the newest use of facial recognition technology that has drawn concerns among human rights groups.

Tesla, Australia to turn 50,000 homes into power generators

Tesla, Australia to turn 50,000 homes into power generators

Some 50,000 homes in South Australia will receive solar panels and Tesla batteries, the state government announced Sunday, in a landmark plan to turn houses into a giant, interconnected power plant.

HMC team's quick action, technology save patient’s life

HMC team's quick action, technology save patient’s life

The patient, a 33-year-old-man, lost consciousness and collapsed after having a sudden cardiac arrest while playing basketball with his colleagues.

QMIC plans services in Turkey in bid to go global

QMIC plans services in Turkey in bid to go global

Dr Adnan Abu-Dayya, executive director and CEO, says QMIC is in the process of deploying some of its platforms in other markets such as Turkey and other markets in the region and North Africa.

Australia lifesaving drone makes first rescue

Australia lifesaving drone makes first rescue

A pair of Australian swimmers on Thursday became the first people to be rescued in the ocean by a drone when the aerial lifesaver dropped an safety device to distressed teens caught in rough seas.

Patients benefitting from advanced technology at new HMC hospitals

Patients benefitting from advanced technology at new HMC hospitals

Patients attending Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) three new hospitals are benefitting from some of the most technologically advanced digital healthcare environments in the Middle East.

Vodafone Qatar receives global information security re-certification

Vodafone Qatar receives global information security re-certification

Following an extensive evaluation process, Vodafone Qatar announced that it has been re-certified the ISO 27001:2013, demonstrating the strength of the company’s information security management systems ...