?Super heroes!? are those strong men in colourful attire, striving to save the world from evil. All of us have grown up with superheroes like Superman, Batman, Ninja Turtles, Spiderman and so on. However, how many of us have...
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...
MediaCityUK, modelled on Dubai Media City, has been voted as the Britain?s ?ugliest' development. The site, which is the new home of BBC, was ranked worst amongst other competitors in the Building Design magazine?s ?Carbuncle Cup?. MediaCityUK is an...
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...
Language inspired by the Internet and modern short forms has found its way into the Chambers Dictionary?s latest edition. The 200-year-old publisher will be adding around 200 new words and phrases that come from language used mainly on the Internet...
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...
Reports coming from investigations into News Corporation?s News of the World, closed down after the hacking scandal broke out, reveal that tabloid?s journalists not only hacked mobile phones, but also personal computers. Police and parliament initially focused their investigations on...
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...
THE STORY News Corp., Rupert Murdoch?s media empire had recently found itself tangled in a phone hacking scandal. And although sufficient evidence could not be gathered by investigators. Although the investigators could not find sufficient evidence to confirm that the organization?s...
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...
News Corp. (NWSA)?beat analysts? estimates with a sudden increase in sales allowing it to raise its dividend 27%, thereby cushioning investor losses that followed a phone-hacking scandal which hurt the stock. This Thursday owner of Fox TV and the Wall...
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...
Place Abu Dhabi Time October 10-11, 2011 Story National Media Council (NMC )discusses the media arrangements for World Economic Forum Summit Objective To ascertain the media role in World Economic Forum?s 2011 Summit on the Global Agenda World Economic Forum?s 2011 Summit on the...
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...
The phone hacking scandal has led to a spate of resignations from top executives, comes another big blow. Sir Paul Stephenson, Metropolitan Chief Commissioner, quit over criticism of his links to a former News of the World deputy editor.? The head...
Les Hinton, the top executive of Rupert Murdoch's?Dow Jones?& Co, resigned after becoming one of the targets of criticism for the phone-hacking scandal that occurred when he oversaw News Corp's British newspapers, the company said. Mr. Hinton said that he...
After targeting a spur of celebrities, royals and commoners, News International is now facing a backlash from Ex-prime minister Gordon Brown. He condemned "the most disgusting work" of?News International?journalists for using known criminals to invade the privacy and feelings of...
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...
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said he has no plans of selling his share at News Corp .?No change, my investment is strategic, not thinking of selling anything,? he told Reuters by telephone. ?The crisis does not make...
According to a new study (conducted by a web portal), Egypt?s pop singer Amr Diab is the richest Arab pop star in the Arab world. The 49 year old singer and composer is also the best selling Arab artist...
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...
The UAE?s ministry of labour has stated that the private sector cannot appoint expatriate women in their public relations section. This job is highly restricted to the Emiratis. ?The ministry of labour will not grant exemptions to any private sector...
Maqbool Fida Husain, one of India?s best known artist, passed away in London, earlier this morning. He was 95. Husain, a Qatari citizen?since 2010 had to leave his motherland (India) in 2006, after a series of legal cases and death...
Coupon selling websites have made it possible for the middle class to get experiences otherwise not easily accessible through modern means of marketing and social media. The sole purpose of social media is to provide users to be able to...
Yahoo is set to launch a mobile website in Arabic tailor-made for the Middle East in June, thus looking to exploit the region?s booming smartphone market, according to reports. Internet users in the Arab world who currently browse Yahoo...
The Hangover Part II is the top film of the week in the US and Canada this weekend, as the film generated $86.5 million for Warner Bros. This is the best debut collection for a comedy ever. The collection at...
The weekend saw Hangover Part II debut the theaters globally; and along with it, a character from the movie made an appearance in Mike Tyson?s iPhone game in a Warner Bros. promotion for the film. A free update to the...
Arab entertainment group, Melody group has acquired a license from the Fujairah Media group to begin operations from the emirate?s Creative City media free zone. The license may have been acquired to continue operations from a zone, free of...
The Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced 25 new grants, as financial support to Arab movie makers, at the Cannes. Amid the changing political societies, DFI has called for more collaborative financial support from the Arab world to support...