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Saudi matchmaking turns high-tech

The traditional skills of the Kingdom’s matchmakers have survived many changes, and they are confident that amid rapid social changes among the younger generation and a technological revolution they can continue to ply their trade. As men and women enjoy opportunities to mingle and meet and attitudes across the country …

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Dubai’s ‘day without service centres’ a success

Customer services in Dubai went virtual on Thursday when the emirate observed the smart initiative ‘A Day without Service Centres’ for the first time. Hundreds of service counters remained closed while executives helped the customers, who walked in, to do online transactions in an attempt to enable majority of the …

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North Korea appears to have a new Internet connection — thanks to the help of a state-owned Russian firm

A state-owned Russian telecommunications firm has given North Korea a new Internet connection, potentially increasing Pyongyang’s ability to stage cyberattacks and protect the embattled country’s online infrastructure. The new connection was first spotted by Internet analysts at Oracle Dyn, who noted that a new connection for North Koreans provided by the Russian …

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A Project to Connect Refugee Camps to the Internet- Zuckerberg

The Levant News — Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, promoted access to the Internet as “an enabler of human rights” and a “force for peace” on Saturday, as he announced that his company would help the United Nations bring Internet connections to refugee camps. “It’s not all altruism,” Mr. Zuckerberg …

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