Technology FILED - 09 January 2024, US, Las Vegas: The Google logo can be seen on the Internet company's pavilion at the CES technology trade fair. Photo: Andrej Sokolow/dpa

Italy's Antitrust Takes Aim at Google over Personal Data Usage

Italy's antitrust agency said on Thursday it had launched an investigation into online search giant Google and its parent company Alphabet over alleged unfair…

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US Online Sales Hit $7.2 bln on First Day of Amazon Prime Day Event, Adobe Says

Shoppers spent about $7.2 billion online across retailers during the first day of Amazon's Prime Day in the United States, according to a report from Adobe…

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Technology General view of Microsoft Corporation headquarters at Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, France, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo

Google, Microsoft Offer Nvidia Chips to Chinese Companies

Google and Microsoft's cloud divisions are offering Chinese companies access to Nvidia's AI chips by providing data center services in locations outside China…

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Technology FILE - Mustafa Suleyman co founder and CEO of Inflection AI speaks to journalist during the AI Safety Summit in Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, England, on Nov. 1, 2023. The Competition and Markets Authority said Tuesday, July 16, 2024 that its review of the hirings from Inflection AI turned up “sufficient information” to open an investigation. Microsoft hired Inflection’s co-founder and CEO Mustafa Suleyman to head up its consumer artificial intelligence business, along with several top engineers and researchers. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Microsoft Faces UK Competition Investigation Over Hiring of AI Startup’s Founder, Key Staff

British regulators opened a preliminary investigation on Tuesday into Microsoft's hiring of an AI startup's key staff over concerns that it could thwart…

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Technology 3D printed models of people working on computers and padlock are seen in front of a displayed Kaspersky logo in this picture illustration taken, February 1, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights

Russian Cybersecurity Firm Kaspersky to Exit US

Russia's Kaspersky Labs will leave the United States, according to a pop-up seen by users on the anti-virus software maker's US website, nearly a month after…

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Technology A night view of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia Ranks Second Among G20 in ICT Development for Second Year

Saudi Arabia ranked second among the Group of Twenty (G20) countries for the second consecutive time in the 2024 ICT Development Index published by the United…

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Apple at All-time High after Morgan Stanley Calls Stock 'Top Pick' for AI Efforts

Apple's shares rose 2.5% to a record high on Monday after Morgan Stanley raised its price target on the iPhone maker's shares and designated the stock as a …

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Technology FILED - 16 May 2024, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Schwerin: The Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp apps can be seen on the display of a smartphone, in front of the logo of Meta. Photo: Jens Büttner/dpa

Meta Lifts Restrictions on Trump's Facebook and Instagram Accounts

Meta said Friday it was lifting restrictions on US presidential candidate Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts, ending measures put in place after…

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Technology FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Boves, France, May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo

Amazon Must Comply with US Agency's Pregnancy Bias Probe, Judge Rules

A New York federal judge has ordered Amazon.com to comply with a subpoena from a US civil rights agency investigating claims that the online retailer…

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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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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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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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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…

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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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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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