Latest in Tag: Technology Highlight

Latest in Tag: Technology


Lenovo profit up, but PC business sluggish

Chinese technology giant Lenovo has reported a decent jump in quarterly profits. A closer look at its business figures revealed that the positive result was mainly due to cost-cutting measures, while PC sales slumped.

Deutsche Welle

Haute-Tech Fashion: is Egypt ready to wear technology on its sleeves?

In 1999, model Shalom Harlow stood on a revolving platform while her classic white dress was completely transformed by none other than a pair of robotic arms. The shocking presentation was part of the late Alexander McQueen’s spring show and the beginning of a new era in fashion. Technology has greatly affected all aspects of …

Nayera Yasser

Line messenger app shares soar in IPO

Priced high to begin with, Line shares shot up even further in value in its first day of trading. The chat app’s emojis have made it a hit in Asia, and investors seem confident that it’s success will spread.

Deutsche Welle

Google gets louder on voice-activated tech

Beyond delivering search results and the Android mobile operating system, tech giant Google is moving into virtual reality and voice-activation technology – going toe-to-toe with Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon.

Deutsche Welle

CES 2016: Connected cars and smart drones

From drones and robots to jewelry, appliances and TVs, the new technology on display at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show promises to be smarter than ever. But the real stars in Las Vegas this year have wheels.
From drones and robots to jewelry, appliances and TVs, the new technology on display at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show promises to be smarter than ever. But the real stars in Las Vegas this year have wheels.

Deutsche Welle

Yahoo shuts out email users who block ads

Tech giant Yahoo has illicted ire from some of its American users after they found they could not access their email accounts. The company was reportedly testing a new feature barring users who have “ad block” software. Yahoo had the internet in an outrage on Monday following the revelation that while implementing a “test,” users …

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Siemens logs profit on restructuring effort

German technology giant Siemens has been able to considerably increase its profit in the fiscal year ending September. The company is beginning to reap the fruits of its radical restructuring drive. Siemens’ recent business reorientation saw the German company log a 34-percent jump in bottom-line profit in its 2014/2015 fiscal year ending September, the Munich-based …

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Tech experts warn against ‘killer robots’

More than 1,000 leading scientists have penned an open letter condemning the possibility of an AI arms race. It is only a "matter of time" before dictators and warlords also get the technology, they said. A group of scientists, philosophers and technology experts including Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak issued a stern warning on Tuesday against a global…

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Health risks of electronic devices

By Dr Cesar Chelala As computers and other electronic devices are becoming more widely used – particularly by young people – little consideration is normally given to the health risks they pose. This is a situation that has to change soon, to avoid unnecessary injuries and even serious health risks among people using them. Desktops …

Daily News Egypt