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Mastercard goes ‘green’ with carbon calculator to combat global warming

In its latest attempt to join international efforts to combat global warming, Mastercard has its eyes set on a new innovation that could change spending habits. Mastercard launched a calculator that measures the carbon footprints...

Facebook sued over ‘failure to censor anti-Muslim hate speech’

A US-based Muslim advocacy group is suing Facebook over alleged failure to monitor content that violates its policies, especially anti-Muslim hate speech and threats.  Non-profit group Muslim Advocates took legal action against Facebook Inc. over...

Leaked LinkedIn data is being sold for Bitcoins online: report

A wave of ‘hacktivism’ struck a number of social media platforms recently and LinkedIn is the newest on the list.  Days after Facebook's massive data breach, CyberNews reported a cyber attack on LinkedIn, where data...

Qatar establishes cancer treatment centre in Burkina Faso

The centre is expected to help thousands of cancer patients in Burkina Faso journey to recovery and help enhance the health care sector in the country.  A new Cancer treatment centre has been opened in...

Microsoft to install three Azure Cloud data centres in ‘digital hub’ Qatar

The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced the completion of three data centres for Microsoft Azure.  Three Microsoft Azure data centres are due to begin operations in Qatar next year, the Ministry of Transport and...

SpaceX: Could ‘space tourism’ rocket despite $55 million ticket?

In 2001, Elon Musk envisioned a project that would build a greenhouse on Mars and grow plants on the planet. This led to the founding of SpaceX. Some 20 years after it first emerged...
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