WhatsApp Emphasizes Reliability and Simplicity as Core Principles for Success One billion people are sending 55 billion messages a day “We want people to think of WhatsApp as a utility, a key component of everyday life,” says Neeraj Arora WhatsApp,...
Kinshasa joins flydubai’s growing network in Africa Dubai-based carrier to start operating daily flights to the Congolese capital from 15 April with an enroute stop in Entebbe Carrier grows network in Africa to 13 destinations in 10 countries Dubai-based flydubai has announced...
  Experts in education and learning participated in a conversation at the World Government Summit (WGS 2018), outlining the opportunities and challenges faced by governments to redefine the process of learning to the country’s advantage. Max Ventilla, entrepreneur and CEO...
  SAP CEO Bill McDermott today praised the UAE’s efforts in using artificial intelligence to transform the country’s digital economy, fuel job growth and accelerate innovation. “The UAE is taking bold steps to bring its digital dream to life by creating...
  AED 2 million (~ $545,000) seed grants to support new research into space settlement & space habitation The space challenge is composed of three categories in the areas of Space Settlement, Terraforming & Space Ecology, and on Economics, Business Model &...
  British Airways has started powering some of its long-haul aircraft with high-speed Wi-Fi, with its first three connected aircraft now in service. The airline will connect 118 of its long-haul aircraft over the next two years. Customers will be advised...
EdArabia's latest study on schooling around the world gives an overview of the state of education and literacy in some parts of the world. Education is fundamental to growth and development. Education is one crucial resource for kids all over the world....
  HP’s comprehensive end-to-end solution for product development workflows showcased at SOLIDWORKS World News Highlights: HP Z4 Workstation to support Intel® Xeon® or Core™ X processors along with support for dual extreme graphics. HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset - Professional Edition...
Worldwide Tablet Market Trends: Apple maintains leadership, Amazon pips Samsung to second position According to the latest data released by International Data Corporation (IDC) on worldwide tablet shipments, Apple maintains the leadership position, while Amazon.com clinched the second spot from...
  An increasing number of Dubai residents prefer newly developed suburbs for relocation compared to highly populated established areas like Dubai Marina and Downtown. Dubailand has climbed to the top position on the list of most popular areas in Dubai,...
  Baros Maldives has been named the Top Luxury Hotel in the World 2018 by the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, in their annual Travelers’ Choice Awards. The resort was also acclaimed as being among the Top 25 hotels in...
The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) of the United Arab Emirates has issued a warning yesterday to investors on all digital, token-based and ICOs for fundraising activities, the state news agency WAM reports. The regulatory authority said, "...SCA has raised...
Latest Emirates NBD UAE PMI data shows that the UAE's economic output growth picks up at start of 2018. Improving economic conditions resulted in further gains in output and new orders at UAE non-oil companies at the start of 2018....
  26 years old Stephanie Farah is the latest entrant to Dubai's Entrepreneurial scene. She is the youngest PR Professional to ‘Go Solo in Dubai’. Her company Empyre targets a young audience. Arabian Gazette interviews the enthusiastic (and glamorous) PR...
A dozen executives from the country’s top real estate companies convened at Propertyfinder Group headquarters recently in an on-the-record quarterly forum. The group discussed the current hot trends in the UAE property sector as well as their thoughts on the...
Global smartphone shipments decline slightly (~1%), with consumers in two major markets China and the United States not keen on high-priced flagship devices. Apple Passes Samsung to Capture the Top Position in the Worldwide Smartphone Market. A slower than expected 2017...
Insight from IHS Markit about 2017 global smartphone unit shipments shows that Apple and Samsung lead the race with 77.3 million units and  74.3 million units respectively. Based on preliminary data from IHS Markit, global smartphone unit shipments declined by 4.5 percent...
BenQ Takes the Lead Role to Popularize 4K Home Cinema into Everyone’s Home with Lineup of 4K UHD HDR Projectors World leader in DLP Projectors, BenQ has launched a new series of projectors for professionals and home users to bring an...
A beagle-inspired handheld lantern for the 2018 Lantern Festival was unveiled on Thursday, with long ears that “flap” when the lantern moves and a special belly that casts a paw-shaped shadow. Representing the upcoming Year of the Dog in the...
Huawei P smart is the new exquisite smartphone with personalized photography functions Huawei has introduced the all new P smart with FullView display and exceptional features for consumers’ everyday use. Huawei P smart continues the design language of the sought-after...
Emirates will launch a new, five times a week, service from Dubai to Santiago International Airport (SCL), via the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, starting on July 5, 2018. The new route will be operated with a two-class configured Boeing...
Think Strawberries signs on UAE and India Representation for Visit Orlando in Florida, USA Orlando is Theme Park Capital of the World and the Most Visited Destination in the USA Think Strawberries, India's market leading travel representation company, has been appointed...
2018's first visitor to Maldives was given a warm welcome and a 7-day holiday package With the celebratory well wishes of a New Year, Maldives warmly welcomed the first visitor of 2018. At a media event held at Velana International...
Skytrax awards quality rating for premium service and first-rate comfort Lufthansa has received five-star certification from British aviation consulting specialist, Skytrax, making it the first airline outside Asia for this achievement. The quality rating for premium service and first-rate comfort...
Best opportunity for investors as UAE rental yields hold strong as property prices fall Despite the continued fall in prices across most communities, one data point is a bright spot in the real estate landscape: rental yields are staying relatively...
Finland Returns to Arab Health, Dubai 2018 with their Latest Technology in the Healthcare Sector  Over 35 Finnish companies will be returning to the Arab Health Exhibition & Congress, the largest healthcare exhibition and medical congress in the Middle East....
DTCM and Huawei CBG join forces to position Dubai as the best destination to visit  The signed MoU is testimony to the commitment of both parties in strengthening Dubai’s position as a touristic destination  Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing...
Gartner Says Artificial Intelligence Is a Game Changer for Personal Devices AI Will Drive the Most Compelling User Experiences at Home and in the Workplace Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming so sophisticated that Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2022, personal devices...
Emirates to launch non-stop Dubai-Newark service with a second daily flight from 1 June Highlights: -New York JFK services reduced from four daily, to three a day from 25 March -Daily services reinstated to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando from 25 March -Adjustments to...
IoT Middle East 2018, to be held on 13th of March in Dubai to discuss new technologies and opportunities The fifth edition of the ‘Internet of Things 2018’ will be a cross-industry conference aimed for the business community to discuss bottom-line impacts,...
Manchester United narrowly pips Real Madrid to retain position as the highest revenue generating club in world football Combined revenue for top 20 Money League clubs in the 2016/17 season grew to $8.6bn, a new record; Manchester United retain...
Year 2018 could be the year of the turnaround for UAE property prices, according to a leading real estate expert. According to analysis in Propertyfinder Trends, property prices are ripe for a rebound. Oil may command $80 a barrel by...
Midea unveiled game changing products yesterday during the company's first Kitchen Appliances Middle East and Africa Convention held at JW Marriott hotel in Dubai on Monday. Midea, the world’s largest home appliance company and #1 major appliances producer, presents new game...
Alcatel Releases A7 Series of All-New High-Performance Smartphones in the UAE Alcatel’s first dual-camera phone A7 XL helps you capture professional-looking images New A7 offers power and performance for your always-connected life Alcatel, a mobile devices brand of TCL Communication, has extended...
Thomson Reuters recently unveiled the world’s 100 leading technology companies today in its inaugural Top 100 Global Technology Leaders listing, a program that identifies the industry’s most operationally sound and financially successful organizations. United States leads with 45% companies making it to the...
At Emaar Beachfront, a private gated island destination in the Arabian Gulf, discover Miami beach style living in Dubai Emaar Beachfront launches first residential community with homes opening to pristine ocean views • Beach Vista in Emaar Beachfront offers direct access...
Gartner Says Global IT Spending to Reach $3.7 Trillion in 2018 Analysts to Discuss Latest IT Spending Outlook During Gartner Webinar January 16 at 11 a.m. ET Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of...
Emirates orders 36 Airbus A380s worth US$ 16 billion -MOU for 20 firm orders and 16 options signed today -Latest deal takes Emirates’ total Airbus A380 commitment to 178 aircraft units, underscoring the airline’s confidence in the programme Emirates, the world’s largest...
Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro and WiFi Q2 Series Wow Tech Media at CES 2018 Five reputable consumer technology organizations praise Huawei for ushering in a new era of connectivity with a class-leading smartphone and innovative Wi-Fi system Huawei is an early...
HP Reinvents Family Storytelling with its Mini Big Books Campaign  HP Inc. today launched the Mini Big Books campaign at Mirdif City Centre to reinvent family storytelling in the UAE. Taking place 18th – 27th January, the Mini Big Books campaign gives children the opportunity to take part in...