Criminals may already have made off with up to $500 million worth of bitcoins since the virtual currency launched in 2009 - and you can double that if it turns out they emptied Mt. Gox.
Internet criminals, security experts say, are attracted to bitcoin because of its stratospheri
Kuwait's stock market suffered a blow to its prestige last year when global index compiler MSCI decided to upgrade Qatar and the UAE, leaving Kuwait languishing in a lower category. Being left behind may prove profitable for investors in Kuwaiti shares, however.
Qatar and the
An overwhelming majority (91 per cent) of consumers find it easier to purchase in-store than either online or by mobile, while about 46 per cent said they plan to buy more online in future, according to a survey.
Accenture’s retail survey, which polled 1
The inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners-Lee, has called for bill of rights to protect freedom of speech on the Internet and users' rights after leaks about government surveillance of online activity.
Exactly 25 years since the London-born computer scientist invented t
Saudi Arabia's fierce campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood, already on the run in its Egyptian birthplace, has divided a Gulf bloc, causing discomfort in some member states where the Islamist group is embedded in daily politics.
Feuding with Qatar over Brotherhood's pl
The prospect of seeing Sebastian Vettel beaten for the first time since last July is just one of the many novelties Sunday's season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix promises to deliver.
Just how much trouble Vettel's Red Bull team might be in is one of the questi
When President Bill Clinton announced in 2000 that Craig Venter and Dr Francis Collins of the National Human Genome Research Institute had succeeded in mapping the human genome, he solemnly declared that the discovery would "revolutionise" the treatment of virtually all human disease.
A $40 billion deal for Dubai firm Arabtec to build one million homes in Egypt may mark the start of politically-inspired Gulf investment in the country's creaking infrastructure, from housing to transport, power generation and agriculture.
Egypt's economy is recovering on
Newborns freezing to death in hospital incubators, doctors cutting off limbs to stop patients from bleeding to death, surging cases of polio: a new report published on Monday paints a dire picture of Syria's collapsing healthcare system.
The report, issued by charity Save the
Nearly two-thirds of women in the news media have experienced acts of intimidation, threats and abuse in relation to their work, ranging in severity from name-calling to death threats, a report said.
The most frequently reported acts were classified as “abuse of power or au