WATCH | SAUDI ARABIA CONDUCTS FIRST AIR TAXI TRIAL FOR TRANSPORTING HAJJ PILGRIMS

Sun 15 June 2024: Saudi Arabia has carried out its first trial of air taxis in Makkah for their future use during the Hajj pilgrimage, as the Kingdom looks to further streamline the industry in its increasing tech-driven modernisation drive. Branded the ‘World’s first air taxi to be licensed by a civil aviation authority’, an […]

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WHATSAPP ENHANCES VIDEO CALLING ADDING THREE NEW FEATURES

Sat 15 June 2024:  WhatsApp has upgraded its video calling capabilities, adding three key features: screen sharing with audio, support for up to 32 participants, and speaker spotlight. These enhancements align WhatsApp with rivals like Zoom, FaceTime, and Google Meet. WhatsApp introduced the screen-sharing feature in August last year. Now, the company has further improved […]

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WATCH | ROBOTS COULD PERFORM HUMAN HEAD TRANSPLANTS WITHIN A DECADE 

Sat 15 June 2024: It has been suggested that robots might be able to transplant a human head onto another person’s body within the next decade, potentially extending human life. The neuroscience and biomedical engineering startup BrainBridge announced plans to develop new technology using artificial intelligence and robots for high-speed transplants. Speed is crucial in […]

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APPLE UNDER FIRE FOR MATCHING EMPLOYEE DONATIONS TO IDF AND ILLEGAL SETTLEMENTS

Thu  13 June 2024: Apple is facing criticism from a group of self-described workers, former employees and shareholders who are calling on the tech giant to halt donations to non-profit organisations linked to Israel’s military onslaught on the Palestinians in Gaza and its ongoing illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. Details of the row […]

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APPLE UNVEILS SERIES OF AI-POWERED FEATURES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OPENAI 

Tue 11  June 2024: Apple has introduced a range of new AI-driven features, developed in collaboration with OpenAI, as the tech giant seeks to dispel perceptions that it lags behind in the AI race. During a nearly two-hour presentation at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference in Cupertino, California, CEO Tim Cook and other executives unveiled […]

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TURKIYE BEGINS MASS PRODUCTION OF ITS FIRST DOMESTIC ALTAY TANK

Sat 08 June 2024: Turkiye has begun mass producing its first domestically-manufactured battle tank, in the latest boost to the country’s defence industry. According to the head of the Turkiye’s Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB), Haluk Gorgun, who spoke to the channel, TRT Haber, “we have started the mass production of our national tank. There are […]

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CHINA LAUNCHES FIRST AI HOSPITAL TOWN WITH VIRTUAL AI DOCTORS

Image is for Illustration purpose. Sat 08 June 2024:  China has inaugurated its first artificial intelligence (AI) hospital town, where AI-generated doctors treat patients in a virtual environment, state media reported on Wednesday. “The concept of an AI hospital town, where virtual patients are treated by AI doctors, holds immense significance for both medical professionals […]

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