Technology

Canon Middle East, world-leader in imaging solutions,  today launches four new imageFORMULA cheque scanners, the CR-190i II and CR190i II UV, and the CR-135i II and CR-135 II UV.

Just last week ESET reported on Nemucod shifting away from ransomware and downloading the ad-clicking malware Kovter instead. Now, it seems that the operators of the notorious downloader went a step further and are serving their victims the whole package – ransomware as well as ad-clickers.

Google’s challenge to FaceTime with its launch of Duo, is set to rock the foundations of the video calling market when it launches today. Overnight it will become the nemesis to Facebook Messenger, Skype and Snapchat among others, with its attempts to topple the dominate players with its fuss-free claims of being devoid of complicated bells and whistles.

This Ramadan, Lenovo launched HadiaTime, an Android-based application that encouraged family members to spend time together during the holy month, and consequently donating data for migrant workers to reach out to their loved ones back home. With more than 31,000 app downloads the top ranking app on Google Play had over 11,000 registered users from across the region donating almost 3 million minutes to those in need.

Nissan is conducting a series of real- world experiments and trials to bring future mobility scenarios to life through several “Living Labs” underway at Nissan Future Lab. The “Living Lab” research provides user data to help Nissan anticipate and evolve to meet future transportation needs.