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Data centers guzzle energy to keep cool. Could snow be the answer?
Technology

Data centers guzzle energy to keep cool. Could snow be the answer?

CNN Business  —  A city in Japan has found a way to cool the vast servers that support the global…
Instagram fined $400 million for failing to protect children’s data
Technology

Instagram fined $400 million for failing to protect children’s data

Dublin – Ireland’s data privacy regulator has agreed to levy a record fine of 405 million euros ($402 million) against…
Egypt plans to extend submarine fiber-optic cable with Greece at a cost of US$60 million
Egypt

Egypt plans to extend submarine fiber-optic cable with Greece at a cost of US$60 million

Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat announced Saturday, that technical studies are currently underway for laying a…
The countries making dubious claims over Covid-19 — and what that means for the world
World

The countries making dubious claims over Covid-19 — and what that means for the world

For the past year, countries around the world have shared data on Covid-19 cases and deaths with the World Health…
Egyptian agricultural exports reached $144.3 mn in November 2020: CAPMAS
Business

Egyptian agricultural exports reached $144.3 mn in November 2020: CAPMAS

Egypt’s exports of agricultural products witnessed an increase between November 2019 and 2020 of US$15.5 million, according to data issues…
Photos: Following controversial update, here are the best alternatives to WhatsApp
Technology

Photos: Following controversial update, here are the best alternatives to WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the most popular online chatting applications, used by millions daily. However a recent update earlier this…
Smartphone vs virus, is privacy always going to be the loser?
World

Smartphone vs virus, is privacy always going to be the loser?

In Europe, officials, doctors and engineers are looking at how smartphones could be enlisted in the war against the spread…
Google to publish user location data to help govts tackle virus
Technology

Google to publish user location data to help govts tackle virus

Google says it will publish users’ location data around the world from Friday to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness…
Cloud computing: invisible, versatile and highly profitable
Technology

Cloud computing: invisible, versatile and highly profitable

With each passing quarter, Amazon, Microsoft and Google have been setting new records, while cloud computing has become the invisible…
Facebook’s settlement puts spotlight on ‘biometric privacy’
Technology

Facebook’s settlement puts spotlight on ‘biometric privacy’

Facebook’s massive settlement in a class action case over violating a state law on how it uses facial recognition is…
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