With FAO's new tool, the WaPOR open-access database going live, measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech...
24 Apr 2017
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
WASHINGTON, US: Newsweek's Twitter feed was briefly hijacked on Tuesday by hackers who displayed messages supporting the Islamic State group...
12 Feb 2015
BEIRUT, LEBANON: Hackers targeted Syrian opposition members with online "honey traps," posing as female supporters to steal battle plans and the identity of defectors, a US security firm said Monday...
3 Feb 2015
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014
DAMASCUS, SYRIA: Residents of Syria's capital have set up a Facebook page to track near-daily mortar rounds fired by rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad.
6 Oct 2014
Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.
31 Dec 2013
NEW YORK CITY, USA: The popular New York Times website returned to service on Wednesday, 28 August, after hackers forced it down for nearly a day, with a group backing Syria's government claiming responsibility.
29 Aug 2013
DAMASCUS, SYRIA: Internet and telecommunications in Syria were down across the country according to the state news agency SANA, which blamed the cut on a fault with a fibre-optic cable.
16 May 2013