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Twitter adds ‘Arabic (feminine)’ language option in diversity drive
Middle East

Twitter adds ‘Arabic (feminine)’ language option in diversity drive

Twitter on Tuesday introduced an “Arabic (feminine)” language setting enabling the social media site to speak to users using feminine grammar,…
Apple previews new software for iPhone, other gadgets
Technology

Apple previews new software for iPhone, other gadgets

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple kicked off its second annual all-virtual developer conference with a keynote that outlined new updates…
G7 nations strike deal to tax big companies and squeeze havens
World

G7 nations strike deal to tax big companies and squeeze havens

The United States, Britain and other leading nations reached a landmark deal on Saturday to pursue higher global taxation on…
Reports: Facebook to end rule exemptions for politicians
Egypt

Reports: Facebook to end rule exemptions for politicians

Facebook plans to end a contentious policy championed by CEO Mark Zuckerberg that exempted politicians from certain moderation rules on…
Musk ‘trolling’ puts brakes on bitcoin’s rebound
Technology

Musk ‘trolling’ puts brakes on bitcoin’s rebound

Bitcoin slipped four percent on Friday after Tesla boss Elon Musk was at it again – this time firing off…
Newer methods may boost gene therapy’s use for more diseases
World

Newer methods may boost gene therapy’s use for more diseases

Jordan Janz knew his gamble on an experimental gene therapy for his rare disease might be paying off when he…
Abdel Halim Hafez hologram to perform twice in June
Culture

Abdel Halim Hafez hologram to perform twice in June

The great late Egyptian singer Abdel Halim Hafez will be revived in two concerts this June using hologram technology and…
Intel reiterates chip supply shortages could last several years
Technology

Intel reiterates chip supply shortages could last several years

Intel Corp’s (INTC.O) CEO said on Monday it could take several years for a global shortage of semiconductors to be…
Kenyan arrested in Qatar first targeted by phishing attack
Middle East

Kenyan arrested in Qatar first targeted by phishing attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Kenyan security guard now facing charges in Qatar after writing compelling, anonymous accounts…
Why are Twitter and WhatsApp miffed with Indian authorities?
World

Why are Twitter and WhatsApp miffed with Indian authorities?

The Indian government’s battle with social media giants escalated on Thursday with Twitter accusing the police of “intimidation.” The micro-blogging…
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