WhatsApp urges its users to update the app

Written by on 15 May 2019

WhatsApp has urged its 1.5 billion users to upgrade the app after the Facebook-owned platform discovered a vulnerability that allowed spyware to be installed on users’ phones via the app’s phone call function. The spyware was allegedly developed by a cyber intelligence company NSO Group, reports the Financial Times. The vulnerability leveraged a bug in […]

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Fuel prices to increase in May

Written by on 29 April 2019

There is a slight increase in the fuel prices from April. The petrol costs in the UAE are set to increase in April, the country’s Fuel Price Committee announced on Monday. The per-liter prices are Super 98 at Dh2.48 up from Dh2.23 last month and Special 95 at Dh2.34 up from Dh2.11 in April. Diesel […]

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Tallest Ferris Wheel “Ain Dubai” set to open in 2020

Written by on 19 April 2019

The world’s tallest observation wheel, Ain Dubai, will be completed “in time for Expo 2020 Dubai celebrations, Meraas revealed on Wednesday. Standing at over 250 meters high, the structure will be over 200 percent taller than the first-ever Ferris wheel, demonstrating Meraas’ continuous desire to push the boundaries of what’s possible with modern engineering and […]

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Pay for fuel through your smartphone?

Written by on 10 April 2019

The UAE motorists can now pay for refueling their cars or buying other products at Enoc and Eppo fuel stations through mobile phones. Customers will need to download the EnocPay app from the App store or on Google Play for Andriod devices and register for a new account or they can log in using their […]

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Whatsapp introduces new privacy settings on group chats

Written by on 4 April 2019

WhatsApp announced a new privacy setting and Group invite system to give users more control over who could add them to a Group. On the Privacy menu under Groups, users would get three options to select from – ‘Nobody’, ‘My Contacts’ or ‘Everyone’. “The ‘Nobody’ option means you’ll have to approve joining every group to […]

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The reason why your phone says “Gov Games”

Written by on 3 April 2019

Games Etisalat as a part of the second edition of Gov Games. Where the network has changed its name to ‘Earth Hour-Etisalat, in solidarity with the global event. Gov Games 2.0 is the ultimate physical and mental challenge for government employees – and it’s bigger, harder and tougher than before.

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Facebook introduces “Dark Mode” on Messenger

Written by on 4 March 2019

The social media giant has started rolling out a new dark mode in its Messenger app for Android and iOS. Facebook’s new “Dark Mode” feature for Messenger, is now available and can be enabled manually on Android and iOS devices. The social media giant had announced last October that it would soon roll out the […]

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Written by on 20 February 2019

The UAE’s first astronaut is set to launch into space this September State-owned news agency Sputnik says that a date for the mission to space has been set for September 25 and that the Emirati astronaut, will blast off for the International Space Station as part of a three-man mission. The astronaut will spend eight […]

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Highest Lounge in the world now open at Burj Khalifa

Written by on 14 February 2019

Visitors and residents to the UAE can now visit the highest lounge in the world at the Burj Khalifa and add another ‘only in Dubai’ experience to their list, by enjoying panoramic views from the located on floors 152, 153, and 154 of the world’s tallest building, The Lounge – Burj Khalifa features an outdoor […]

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