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Deserts, ravines, ancient ruins: How Google’s Street View is scrambling along in Indiana Jones’ footsteps

Google has been rolling out Street View to new locations in Jordan, Umm Al Quwain, Sharjah, and Ajman, with potential benefits for people across the Middle East and worldwide. 1,147 more words

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​Can ‘oil shock’ help kickstart a new tech dawn for Saudi Arabia?

The Saudi Arabian government has set out a new plan for the country’s digital future. This piece, first published by ZDNet explores their proposals.

With oil prices potentially in the doldrums for the foreseeable future, the petrochemical-dependent nations of the Gulf are looking to step up efforts to diversify their economies. 1,240 more words

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Medibank launches VR for Australian hospitals on Google Daydream View

Australian health insurer Medibank has launched an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience for Australian hospitals on Google Daydream View, in collaboration with a group of neuropsychologists at Melbourne-based VR developers Liminal. 837 more words

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Spark launches 'gigabit' broadband at 700-900Mbps speeds

New Zealand telecommunications provider Spark has launched its Ultra Fast Fibre MAX broadband service, providing customers with claimed “gigabit” speeds of between 700Mbps to 900Mbps down and 400Mbps up. 843 more words

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Digital Transformation Agency chief digital officer Paul Shetler resigns

Paul Shetler has resigned from the position of chief digital officer for the Australian Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) after just over a month in the position. 326 more words

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Internet Archive looks to take digital collection to Canada

The Internet Archive is looking to replicate its database in Canada in the face of potentially increased surveillance powers under a Donald Trump presidency in the United States. 631 more words

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ASX-listed DroneShield launches signal-jamming DroneGun

Drone detection company DroneShield has unveiled its handheld rifle-style DroneGun, a device that jams communications between drones and their pilots in an effort to help fight terrorism. 601 more words

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