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Google looking to future after 20 years of search

In August 2004, Google went public on the stock market with shares priced at $85. Shares in the multi-billion-dollar company are now trading above $1,000.   Google celebrated its 20th birthday Monday, marking two decades…



Saudi mobile service providers forced to correct prices and offers

RIYADH: Communication companies must correct violations that had been found in some promotional offers and packages, the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) . The commission has referred some violations to a committee looking into…




Homeland Security says Russian hackers compromised US utilities

According to Homeland Security officials, state-sponsored Russian hackers compromised US utility networks in a campaign affecting ‘hundreds’ of victims. The Wall Street Journal cites officials from the DHS (Department of Homeland Security) claiming that hackers…



O2 implements Enhanced Voice Services on LTE network

Telefonica Deutschland has announced that it has successfully implemented Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) within its national LTE network, enabling O2 customers to make calls in full HD voice quality. To benefit from the new standard,…


Iraqi government to auction fourth licence

Iraq’s cabinet has approved plans to relaunch efforts to auction a fourth mobile licence, after its previous attempt in late 2015 proved unsuccessful. The cabinet ruled that a committee would be established – headed by…