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Can I store a picture of my grandmother who passed away in my phone, and is it a sin if I cry about her death?

To feel grief when someone has died is totally normal and so it is not a sin to feel sad. However there are things which are haram such as mourning out loud, hitting yourself, ripping your clothes and ...
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Can I delete Qur'an recitation audio clips from my phone?

Electronic copies of the Quran doesn't come under the same ruling as mushafs. Because writing Quran on the mobile phone or computers is not like writing it in a Mushaf. Electronic texts are not ...
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Is it haram to make humanoid robots?

Use of robots that do not resemble creatures is permissible. What is not permitted is the resemblance to Allah's creation as quoted in Abi Zur'a's hadith (also in Sahih al-Bukhari 7559) in your ...
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Is black-hat hacking haram?

Cryptocurrency mining entails heavy use of computing hardware (GPUs), which results in electricity costs. Moreover, you're describing the use of the services of a rental business without paying the ...
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Is it prohibited to send Quranic verses by WhatsApp where people delete it after reading it?

Deleting electronic verses of the Qur'an is not considered a big deal according to multiple fatawa. An Ask Imam fatwa sums up why nicely: When disposing of Quranic verses, the main objective is to ...
3 votes

Will there be swords in the last hour?

There's a famous statement of Ali ibn Abi Talib which is quoted in sahih al-bukhari but not translated by the translator on sunnah.com as he quotes the hadith confirming it without quoting the content....
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What is the Islamic position on artificial intelligence?

Before research... I'm certain that creating a computer that simulates intelligence would be frowned upon. From what do you draw this thought? It is an assumption to which as far as Islamic text ...
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What is the Islamic position on artificial intelligence?

Turing test is a test of a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behavior similar to a human. That machine is not a human. This machine (shown above) is known as ASIMO. It is a robot which can ...
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Can I store a picture of my grandmother who passed away in my phone, and is it a sin if I cry about her death?

Storing her picture on your phone is ok. What is NOT okay is that you hang a photo on the wall. No, crying about her won't count a sin for her as long as she didn't tell you to be sad about her death ...
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Is it haram or halal to do research for bug bounty programs and is the prize money halal?

I'm not a Muslim but logically it is allowed. You are not doing anything malicious, only acting upon an invitation by said company to find an eventual mistake made by their developers. If you were to ...
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To read the Qur'an on a mobile, should I do wudu? Is it complsory?

It is not compulsory or needed to read Qur'an on mobiles with wudu or purity of menses as scholars classify the Qur'an on mobiles (soft copies) to not be related to the rules that apply to the written ...
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what should i do after liking an offensive picture mistakenly?

If you have done something by mistake or unintentionally Allah might forgive you. Allah has forgiven for me my nation their mistakes and forgetfulness, and what they are forced to do." (Sunan ibn ...
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Do Islam reward teaching?

The major points here are: your intention your sincerity and whether what you actually teach is halal or haram I've addressed the two first points to some extent in my answer on Will I get ...
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How Islam allow or disallow new innovation and technology?

Basically, there is no set or defined rules to identify any newly introduced thing as Halal or Haram (which is not specifically mention in the Quran and Hadith). Otherwise, anyone can become Mufti and ...
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Is building a hackintosh computer haram?

Once you purchase a product, it's halal for you to dispose of your possession as you see fit, and the seller cannot place a condition on how you will or won't use your possession. Therefore a contract ...
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Can I store a picture of my grandmother who passed away in my phone, and is it a sin if I cry about her death?

As long as the picture is not exposed (open for anyone to see), you can store her picture in your phone. Your mourning won't count as a sin, but it may make her soul sad. (Mourning on her grave) May ...
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Is it halal to design or sell a phone (which can access porn, music, games, etc.)?

No device is haram or halal. Its the use of the device that makes it halal or haram. Why don't you think that one can also learn about Islam through phones.internet,cds and movies ? One can also gain ...
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Is it haram to make humanoid robots?

بَلِّغُوا عَنِّى وَلَوْ آيَةً Propagate / Pass from me, Even if it is a single verse. Allah demands to propagate his religion using most advanced technology. Analyzing Multiple meaning of Verse 25 of ...

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