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NTRA licences Etisalat Misr to provide triple-play services in compounds

The National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) has granted the mobile network operator, Etisalat Misr, a triple-play telecom licence that allows the firm to provide mobile and landline services, high-speed broadband, and fiber-optic TV services. NTRA’s Acting Executive President, Mostafa Abdel Wahed, and CEO of Etisalat Misr, Hazem Metwally, has singed the license agreement. “We are …

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Schneider Electric applies EcoStruxure to reduce carbon footprint

Schneider Electric has revealed the deployment of its EcoStruxure Facility Advisor solution, which helps monitor energy use and asset availability and enhance efficiency. The firm provides the giant retailer Carrefour in Egypt with this technology solution to reduce its carbon footprint. EcoStruxure Facility Advisor is a cloud–based platform which provides insights on consumption and alerts …

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Uber users face technical problems in Cairo

Many users of Uber, the US based ride-hailing application, said they experienced technical problems in using the service. The company has not yet revealed the reasons behind this issue. “It doesn’t work. Both Uber website and app are down. I don’t know what is going on,” an Uber user, who has faced some problems in …

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Hackers attack targets in Middle East through Google Drive via Excel documents

Researchers at 360’s Threat Intelligence Centre (360 TIC) identified attacks carried out by a group called DarkHydrus advanced persistent threat (APT), against targets in the Middle East of political value, luring them with Excel documents laced with malicious VBA code (macro). Macro are disabled by default in the Microsoft Office suite for security reasons, and …

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Internet mystery: an egg becomes the Most Liked Photo on Instagram

In the latest example that internet dominance is as fragile as an eggshell, a photo of a regular egg dethroned Kylie Jenner’s birth-announcement post and became the most liked photo ever on Instagram with a new record of more than 26 million likes. The photo of  the egg was posted to an account called @world_record_egg …

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