Technology Nvidia Corp CEO Jensen Huang speaks at the COMPUTEX forum in Taipei, Taiwan May 29, 2023. (Reuters) 

AI Means Everyone Can Now Be a Programmer, Nvidia Chief Says 

Artificial intelligence means everyone can now be a computer programmer as all they need to do is speak to the computer, Nvidia Corp CEO Jensen Huang said on…

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Tourism Development Fund Acquires ISO Certification in IT Service Management

The Tourism Development Fund (TDF) has acquired the ISO/IEC 20000 Certification in Information Technology Service Management, issued by the International…

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Technology Saudi astronauts Rayyanah Barnawi and Ali Al-Qarni at the ISS. (SPA)

Saudi Astronauts Conduct Space Kite Experiment with School Students in Saudi Arabia

Saudi astronauts Rayyanah Barnawi and Ali Al-Qarni conducted a second educational experiment, the “space kite”, from the International Space Station (ISS) with…

Technology FILED - 26 April 2022, Bavaria, Kempten: The logo of Twitter is seen on the display of a laptop. Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH/dpa

Twitter Cannot Hide from EU Rules after Exit from Code, Breton Says

Twitter cannot run away from its obligations even after quitting a voluntary EU code of practice to tackle disinformation, EU industry chief Thierry Breton…

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Technology FILE - Japan's Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura speaks during a joint news conference by host country Japan, Germany and Italy in the G7 ministers' meeting on climate, energy and environment in Sapporo, northern Japan, on April 16, 2023. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, File)

Washington and Tokyo Vow Closer Chip Cooperation

The United States and Japan will deepen cooperation in the research and development of advanced chips and other technologies, they said on Friday, the latest…

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Technology People waiting at the bust stand near the 'MY 5G' advert on a LED screen in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 03 May 2023.  EPA/FAZRY ISMAIL

Portugal Moves Closer to Banning Chinese Suppliers from 5G

Portugal's cybersecurity council CSSC has issued a resolution that could formally bar telecom operators from using Chinese equipment in their high-speed 5G…

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Technology FILE PHOTO: The logo of OpenAI is displayed near a response by its AI chatbot ChatGPT on its website, in this illustration picture taken February 9, 2023. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration/File Photo

OpenAI CEO Reverses Earlier Threat to Leave Europe

OpenAI has no plans to leave Europe, CEO Sam Altman said on Friday, reversing a threat made earlier this week to leave the region if it becomes too hard to…

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Technology FILE PHOTO: Men interact with a Baidu AI robot near the company logo at its headquarters in Beijing, China April 23, 2021. REUTERS/Florence Lo/File Photo

CEO: Baidu Will 'Very Soon' Officially Launch Generative AI Model

Chinese search engine giant Baidu's CEO Robin Li said on Friday that the company will "very soon" officially launch Ernie 3.5, a generative AI large-language…

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Technology A man walks past the logo of the Israeli firm NSO Group at one of its branches in the Arava Desert of Israel on July 22, 2021. (Reuters)

Researchers Find Israeli-Made Spyware Deployed across Armenia

Researchers have discovered Israeli-made Pegasus phone hacking software deployed against targets across Armenia, including reporters at a US government-funded…

Technology H100, Nvidia's latest GPU optimized to handle large artificial intelligence models used to create text, computer code, images, video or audio is seen in this photo, Santa Clara, CA US, September 2022. (NVIDIA/Handout via Reuters)

Nvidia Close to Becoming First Trillion-Dollar Chip Firm after Stellar Forecast

Nvidia Corp soared about 25% on Thursday to near a market value of $1 trillion after its stellar forecast showed that Wall Street has yet to price in the game…

Technology FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his security detail depart the company’s local office in Washington, US January 27, 2023.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Elon Musk Wants to Build a Digital Town Square. But His Debut for DeSantis Had a Tech Failure.

Elon Musk wants to turn Twitter into a “digital town square,” but his much-publicized Twitter Spaces kickoff event, with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announcing…

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Technology Now in its fourth edition, this year Gamers Without Borders provided a humanitarian aid prize pool of $10 million for the elite competitions taking place across six weeks of action.

Gamers Without Borders: Gaming for Good

Do you know how special it is seeing a refugee child’s face come to life as they relish the simple but wonderful thrill of playing a video game? Being able to…

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Technology The logo of Meta Platforms' business group is seen in Brussels, Belgium December 6, 2022. (Reuters)

Facebook Owner Meta Starts Final Round of Layoffs

Meta Platforms Inc started carrying out the last batch of a three-part round of layoffs on Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter, as part…

Technology Embracer Group's computer games are seen in Karlstad, Sweden March 8, 2021. (Reuters)  

Tomb Raider Games Firm Embracer Tumbles After Partnership Talks Collapse 

Swedish games group Embracer on Wednesday said a large planned strategic partnership had fallen through unexpectedly and that it had lowered its profit…

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Saudi Arabia: NWC, WhiteHelmet Sign MoU to Activate 4G Tech in Remote Monitoring of Project Performance

The National Water Company (NWC) and the Digital Scanning Company for Information Technology (WhiteHelmet) have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at…

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US Safety Board: More Tech Investment Needed to Prevent Aviation Accidents

The US needs to invest more in aviation safety technology solutions after a series of close-call runway incidents this year, the head of the US National…

Technology The Microsoft logo is pictured outside the headquarters in Paris, on Jan. 8, 2021. (AP)

Microsoft Beefs up ChatGPT and Bing in Wide-Ranging AI Product Launch

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday started making available to users a host of AI upgrades, including to ChatGPT, its search engine Bing as well as to cloud services -…

Technology Figurines are seen in front of the Adobe logo in this illustration taken June 13, 2022. (Reuters)

Adobe Adds Generative AI Features to Photoshop Software 

Adobe Inc on Tuesday said it is adding artificial intelligence (AI) technology for generating imagery into Photoshop, its flagship software for editing images…

Technology In this photo provided by the Montana Governor's Office, Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte signs a law banning TikTok in the state, May 17, 2023, in Helena, Mont. (Montana Governor's Office via AP, File)

TikTok CEO Chew: Montana’s Ban on the App ‘Unconstitutional’ 

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew said on Tuesday the US state of Montana's ban of the app was unconstitutional and that he was confident his company will prevail in a…

Technology FILE - US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Feb. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

The US Surgeon General has Some Tips for Parents and Teens on Social Media Use

Dr. Vivek Murthy, the US surgeon general, is calling for “immediate action” by tech companies and lawmakers to protect kids’ and adolescents’ mental health on…

Technology Men pose with smartphones in front of displayed WhatsApp logo in this illustration September 14, 2017. (Reuters)

WhatsApp Allows Users to Edit Messages

WhatsApp has granted users one of its most awaited features - the ability to edit messages. "For the moments when you make a mistake or simply change your…

Technology In this file photo taken on January 12, 2023, in Toulouse, southwestern France, shows a tablet displaying the logo of the company Meta. (AFP)

Facebook Given Record $1.3 Bln Fine, Given 5 Months to Stop EU-US Data Flows 

Meta was hit with a record 1.2-billion-euro ($1.3 billion) fine by its lead privacy regulator in the European Union for its handling of user information and…

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Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi Launches ‘Certificate in Digital Humanities’

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi announced the launch of a new Certificate in Digital Humanities, under the Continuing and Executive Education Department (CEED). …

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Technology The logo of technology company Nvidia is seen at its headquarters in Santa Clara, California February 11, 2015. (Reuters)

Nvidia Chips Away at Intel, AMD Turf in Supercomputers 

Nvidia Corp on Monday said it has worked with the UK's University of Bristol to build a new supercomputer using a new Nvidia chip that would compete with Intel…