Dubai

BlackBerry outage made roads safer, police claim

Police in the UAE have given a surprising explanation for a dramatic fall in traffic accidents last week: drivers’ BlackBerrys weren’t working.

Was BlackBerry’s service outage the real reason for better road safety – or were other factors at play?


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Trojan horse helped assassins track Hamas victim

Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a senior Hamas official, was murdered at Dubai’s al-Bustan Rotana hotel by a professional assassination team of 11 people.

Now a report claims that a Trojan horse helped the assassins track their victim.


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