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Digital banking getting popular in the UAE, but customers still need the human touch

May 15 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Tirad Al Mahmoud
Is the closing bell sounding for banking as we know it? Many would have us believe that digitisation, and even artificial intelligence, will soon eradicate humans from our personal financial world. Bankers could become the new “Luddites", raging against the machine. But just ... Read More

Chat bots are the latest tech trend that will go nowhere

May 12 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Peter Nowak
Bots, bots, bots, bots, bots. Welcome to the technology world’s latest trend. Move over wearables, step aside connected home – it’s time for bots to have their moment in the sun. Bots – or, more specifically, quasi-intelligent automated chat bots for popular messaging apps ... Read More

The new Apple app that pays you to exercise more

May 11 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Reuters
A free smartphone app that will pay people to be physically active has launched in Britain, with users given digital “sweatcoins" depending on how many steps they take that can be exchanged for rewards or traded like money. It’s the latest initiative in an emerging fitness ... Read More

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S review: 2-in-1 tablet to rival Microsoft Surface Pro 4

May 09 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: John Everington
Samsung’s Galaxy TabPro S Windows tablet is the latest in a line of devices including the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and iPad Pro designed to persuade customers to ditch their laptops once and for all. And while the TabPro S is up against some stiff competition, it succeeds by ... Read More

Emirates Defense Technology to develop self-propelled artillery

May 08 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Michael Fahy
Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Defense Technology (EDT) has signed a deal with the UK-based aero­space and defence company BAE Systems as a partner to develop artillery vehicles. The agreement signed includes the opportunity to use BAE Systems’ towed M777 155mm Lightweight Howitzer ... Read More

Virtual reality is going to lead to real carnage, and maybe some cheap laughs

May 05 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Peter Nowak
Coming soon to YouTube: videos of people injuring themselves and destroying property while deep in the throes of virtual reality. I almost learnt this the hard way the other day while playing with the HTC Vive VR headset. I was trying an early, as-yet-unreleased version of a ... Read More

India rejects Apple’s plan to import used iPhones

May 04 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Reuters
India has rejected a plan by Apple to import used iPhones, government officials said, a blow to the US technology giant which has been seeking to revive flagging sales of its flagship smartphones. Apple sells what it calls refurbished iPhones at a discount in some countries ... Read More

Bitcoin creator finally unmasked as Australian tech entrepreneur

May 02 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Agencies
The Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright, long-suspected of having created crypto-currency Bitcoin, has today confirmed his identity. Mr Wright has publicly identified himself as the Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto in an interview with the BBC and two other ... Read More

Samsung S7 Edge: probably the best smartphone in the world right now

May 02 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: John Everington
What was true of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge at its launch in early March remains the case two months later: the Korean giant’s new flagship is the best smartphone in the world right now. The S7 Edge builds on the raw promise of its predecessor, the S6 Edge, delivering a ... Read More

UAE start-ups take on might of the big grocery stores with online retail

May 01 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Andrew Scott
Online grocery shopping is moving down the food chain as smaller start-ups take on the big hypermarkets in the battle to win the shopping baskets of millenials. El Grocer officially launched in January with groceries reaching app users in Dubai in less than one hour. It is ... Read More