ALI AL-SABAH WRITES – The previous waves of mobile communication were driven by European and American countries. The race has shifted – now dominated by China and American. Many might ask why it is even a race — why is the gaining of faster speeds such a whirlwind that seems…Full Article THE 5G GRAND PRIX: A SIMPLE EXPLANATION
DANICA CREAHAN WRITES – In response to Australia’s proposed legislation requiring both Facebook and Google to pay media companies for content that appears on their platforms, Facebook threatened to stop sharing local and international news in Australia. To be clear: The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has begun drafting a…Full Article AUSTRALIA: THE TECH TITANS ON TOP OF THE WORLD DO BATTLE WITH DOWN UNDER
LIAM ROGERS WRITES – On August 24, TikTok Inc. and ByteDance Ltd., TikTok Inc.’s parent company, filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration. This lawsuit, filed with the United States District Court for the Central District of California, accuses the Trump Administration of depriving Tiktok Inc. of due process, which…Full Article CULTURE: TIK TOK, TIME IS RUNNING OUT?
TRISH CURRY WRITES—“If you are the best of the best and you want to push the boundaries of science: we want you,” reads a recruitment advertisement posted on the official WeChat account. Huawei Technologies is ready to step up its game by attracting top talent to the Shenzen-based telecommunications company, with…Full Article CHINA: HUAWEI WOOS TOP-NOTCH TALENT WITH A LOT MORE THAN 5G PAY!
MOHAMMED AL SHAHRI WRITES– Trade has evolved owing to technological advances. Technology has developed remarkably, with the resources and tools helping people access information more efficiently. The modern e-commerce has extensively used the World Wide Web, e-mail, mobile applications, and telephone as a way to reach out to ever-larger audiences.…Full Article ASIA SHOPPING SHOWDOWN: WHY EXECUTIVES AT ONLINE LAZADA AND SHOPEE MAY FIND IT HARD TO SLEEP AT NIGHT
SARAH AL MUWAD WRITES– The world’s first operational robot policeman does not need a visa, insurance coverage or hours of training, and is ready to interact with residents and millions of tourists. This body of bolts and nuts, standing at 170 centimetres tall and weighing 100 kilograms, can determine a…Full Article Dubai: A Global Tech Leader
FAISAL BIN ESSA WRITES — Turning her misfortune into fortune is what Rawan Bin Hussain does. The 22 year-old social media influencer, popular in the Middle East, recently caught pop media attention by catching her boyfriend cheating on video. When Hussain posted the incriminating videos on several of her…Full Article KUWAIT: TRAIL-BLAZING SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER CLAIMS VIDEO CAPTURE OF ‘CHEATER’
HALEY HARBUCK WRITES — “We are running out of time,” said Dr. Andrew Rohm, LMU’s Professor of Marketing. Rohm was explaining what happens when we get carried away with our dependence on technology. As a professor, he has noticed America’s millennials’ growing use of technology that, in their minds, seems…Full Article LOS ANGELES: PROF ROHM ON HOW TECH STEALS YOUR TIME AND FEEDS BAD HABITS