Bahraini government has signed agreements with Saudi tycoon Prince Alwaleed bin Talal paving the way to move his Rotana news and entertainment company from Cairo to the Gulf island state, the official Bahrain News Agency reported on Wednesday. The move...
Paramount Pictures has announced it will host a new themed hotel in Dubai. The resort could open its doors by 2015, Paramount Hotels and Resorts, the official licensees of Paramount, reports said. "As the official licensees of the Paramount name, we...
By M. S. Shah Jahan (continued from last week) It was 14 November 2011. Neil Heywood, a Beijing resident, arrived in fog-shrouded Chongqing and checked into Sheraton Hotel, as he was summoned on short notice for a meeting in Chongqing with...
By E. Nina Rothe I first watched The Infidel at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival in NYC, and immediately knew the film would win audiences the world over. The story, written by David Baddiel, is one that poses questions about...
Dubai eGovernment, the Department in charge of supervising eTransformation in Dubai, has launched Supply2Dubai, the official Procurement Portal of Dubai Government. The website www.supply2dubai.gov.ae is powered by Tejari and acts as the single online destination for all suppliers engaged...
By E. Nina Rothe The 5th annual Gulf Film Festival begins today, screening 155 films from 40 nations through the 16th of April. All showings are free and open to the public at Grand Cinemas, Dubai Festival City and the...
Google announced the launching of a UAE version of YouTube for users in the seven emirates on Sunday. The new YouTube.co.ae domain came amid the search giant's moves to consolidate the video platform by building a huge collection of local...
The staff at the bestselling British newspaper are alarmed and angry amid fears that the fate of News of the World would befall them. However, Rupert Murdoch moved immediately to assure the staff that the paper would not close...
For all you tweeps out there, there is something in store for you. To the Android and iPhone users, look carefully at your twitter page, you may just find a difference, or you may find the similarities between Twitter...
Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) opened Wednesday evening amidst glitterati from Hollywood, Bollywood and other regional cinemas. DIFF had its inception in 2004 and is emerging as a major silver screen event in the region. It is the time of...
Netflix CEO announced the closing down of 'Qwikster' through a post on blogspot. A company spokesman told media Friday they are abdicating their "break-up plan to keep their online streaming services and DVD-by-mail together under one website and one name...
There are social, psychological and cultural aspects to every economic slowdown. The media, however, plays a crucial role in building up these sentiments for or against any ruling government. An example of this is the recent "Occupy Wall Street" Movement,...
One thing certain about Twitter is that it brings an unappealing appearance to first time visitors. You often hear why in the world would someone go for a service that allows sending 140-character updates to your "followers"? Good question...
Advertising is an important ingredient for the success of every business. Organisations spend millions every year on advertising. The sole purpose is to educate the public about the product or service and eventually increase sales. The obvious reasons for spending...

Television viewers should soon be able to watch their favourite OSN shows via the internet on tablet computers or smartphones as the broadcaster plans to launch a digital service. David Butorac, the chief executive of the Orbit Showtime Network, said...
The 2011 Edinburgh International Festival climaxed on Classic Arabian folk tales inspired by the influence of the Arab Spring that has swept the Middle East and North Africa region since January this year. "Alf layla wa-layla" - the Thousand-And-One Nights...

The Apple iPhone 5, is set to be released in October, and Sprint Nextel will be one of its carriers, a report citing unnamed sources published in the Wall Street Journal says. Sprint shares have been falling lately but...
BBC has sold its consumer magazines portfolio in a 121 million pound ($ 200 million) deal with Exponent. The deal comprises of more than 30 magazines that were produced by BBC Worldwide and includes the outright sale of titles...
A month ago the U.K. was rocked by the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World, at that time the insatiable British appetite for dirt was blamed. Now we have witnessed one of the most horrific riots...

Patents, patents and more patents. Woes of Google seems to be never ending. Google recently pointed the finger at its rivals for buying patents in order to hold back the success of Android, a mobile operating system. Apple, Oracle, Microsoft...

The British government has decided to step up its security measures, especially after the unrest in the Arab world. It has decided to set up an early warning system to identify and prevent unrest in high-risk areas where it...
It sure looks like a family affair as each Murdoch comes to the rescue of the other. The junior Murdoch went to the seniors rescue many times. The help was mutual. When Liberal Democrat Adrian Sanders asked James if he...
Freedom of the media, freedom of expression. The world cries out. But in the light of the freedom of the press have we overlooked the freedom of individual and the right to privacy? The scandal which rocked the U.K. media...

In order to be popular in the web, your website needs to be attractive and interesting. To attract traffic to your website, it needs to have that pulling factor, that extra something that will make the online web browsers...