Here are the latest tech news stories from the UAE and around the world.
|1. 16 Top UAE banks agree to reduce cash and coin usage by implementing a new app
The app called Klip allows all residents in the UAE to use the cashless spending, transfer, and storage of money.
| 2. Remember the big Yahoo security breach? It turns out three billion users were affected
Three years ago we thought only one billion users were compromised, but the company released a disclosure notice based on reports that all registered Yahoo user accounts at the time were breached.
| 3. Top five fake news alerts in UAE you need to be careful about
Pointers on how to protect yourself in a world of media uncertainty.
| 4. Walmart leaks Google Pixel 2 XL photos by accident
The new phone has speakers on its front and a USB-C port on the bottom.
|5. Google Pixel 2 event: start time, live stream, and live blog
|6. Microsoft’s demo on Mixed Reality
Microsoft is hoping to produce a headset that combines virtual and augmented reality.
|7. Google voice Assistant finally gets a male voice option
Now you have an option to choose Voice I or Voice II for your smart assistant.
|8. Airbnb added restaurant booking option
A partnership with restaurant booking app Resy is making things easier for hungry travellers.
| 9. Ikea is speeding up their pace with technology using AR
They have been slow to adopt technological innovations so far but now they are improving their e-commerce and online sales.
|10. Microsoft is discontinuing Groove Music Pass and is partnering up with Spotify
Groove Music Pass users will have an option to import their custom playlists to Spotify.