Is Cloud Computing here to stay?

Everyone these days is talking about cloud computing.  Some think-tanks are also calling this the future of computing. There is a lot of marketing hype and confusion regarding what it really is. As with any new hot technology, one really has to understand the benefit and limitations before jumping onto […]

The most striking videos of 2011

INDONESIA: Members of a Muslim group lynched by extremists In February, members of the Ahmadiyya community – an Islamic movement considered a sect by Islamic traditionalists – became victims of an extremely violent lynching, as police looked on helplessly. Our Observer received footage of this barbaric act from one of […]

Muslims to form ‘i-mosque’ network

The Jakarta Post JAKARTA: The Indonesian Muslim Intellectuals Association (ICMI) says it wants to develop a digital “i-mosque” network to expand the role of the nation’s mosques. “It is an effort to build an Islamic civilization,” ICMI chairman Ilham Akbar Habibie said on Thursday as quoted by as quoted by […]

How much of TV is too much for kids?

By DIANA AL-JASSEM | ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: Advanced technology has made it difficult for parents to know what their children are watching on Television and the Internet. However, experts say parents must keep monitoring what their children look at to prevent them from dangers that might emerge as a result […]

Limits of Magical Thinking

October 25, 2011 Limits of Magical Thinking By MAUREEN DOWD Steve Jobs, the mad perfectionist, even perfected his stare. He wanted it to be hypnotic. He wanted the other person to blink first. He wanted it to be, like Dracula’s saturnine gaze, a force that could bend your will to […]

Another reason to quit Facebook!

Source:  Facebook’s New Grab for More Data The network’s new redesign aims to get you to provide more info they can use to serve you ads—and make more money. The question is whether users will be in control of privacy, says Justin Brookman. by Justin Brookman | September 23, 2011 1:33 AM […]

Google will Photograph Israel’s Streets

……. Now, after careful reviewing of the laws in place, Israel has finally agreed to let Street View photograph the streets and bylanes of Israel, but not before Google complies to the set of laws laid down by the government. According to a post of the Israeli Ministry of Justice’s […]

Woman disables anti-Islam websites

By ARAB NEWS DAMMAM: An Alkhobar woman studying in the United States is taking credit for destroying 23 Danish websites that denigrated the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), Al-Madinah newspaper reported on Thursday. Nouf Rashid told the Arabic newspaper she was hacking into Danish websites having references to cartoons […]