Sean Hoare, one of the first journalists to go on the record and allege phone hacking at Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World was found dead Monday at his home in Watford, northwest of London, the British Press Association...
Interesting Tweets, Photos and Videos from Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2013 - Day 2
Facebook, currently having a population of 750 million, is likely to be lose sheen after 10-15 years. Mediastow, a leading media monitoring, analysis, and evaluation agency in the Middle East, reported that Facebook could face a similar death like that...
Social Media is on its way to take over the world of advertising. Facebook could become the Number 1 in display advertising, surpassing Google and Yahoo!, which was the leader till date, according to a research by EMarketer. It's expected...
The all-new baby of BlackBerry, the BlackBerry PlayBook, from Canadian firm, Research in Motion (RIM), makes its debut in the UAE market despite initial fears that delay in shipping from Europe would hold up the launch in the region. The...
Dubai's water and electricity authority (DEWA) said it has managed to grow power capacity by 18% last year amid rising demand in the emirate. The state-run utility company said its capacity increased to 8,718 megawatts (MW) in 2011 in...
With large U.S.banks reporting earnings starting today, all eyes are set on JPMorgan Chase & Co., the healthiest of the large banks, which will be reporting today. JPMorgan may report a second- quarter revenue decline of about 0.8 percent to...
Dubai Silicon Oasis announced this week positive financial results for the first half of 2011, with operating profit increasing six per cent from the same period last year. DSO earned an operating profit of Dh121.9 million, as well as Dh323.3...

iPad2 Fever

Apple was once just the name of a fruit. But today, it is a company that launches one product roughly every year which sells in the market like hot cakes. Its been over a month since iPad 2 was...
Iraq on Monday announced it has signed an initial deal with a Kuwait-led consortium and awarded contract to a Russia-led group to drill for energy, as part of efforts to strengthen its oil production capabilities. Baghdad is also considering two...
The world’s largest strategy and management competition, which pits university students and corporates against each other, kicks off for the first time in the United Arab Emirates. The Global Management Challenge (GMC) is the largest international event based on...
Epicor Software Corporation, a business software solutions provider joins hands with Aditya Birla Minacs to sell, implement and support its next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in India and the Middle East. According to Basil Daniells, vice-president sales for...
In the latest development of the ambitious UAE National Railway project, the state-owned company and leading force behind the venture- Etihad Rail- joined hands with US-based Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) in a contract that shall oversee the latter delivering seven...
Sheikh Mohammed has approved an AED2bn construction package that oversees several tourism, residential and commercial projects across Dubai emirate. "The projects include the renovation of Al Maktoum Hospital, expansion of Le Meridien Airport Hotel, development of Al Muraqqabat and...
Ramada Jumeirah is the latest from Abjar Hotels International, which is a four-star hotel with 252 rooms. The hotel is nearing completion and is scheduled to open in July. The hotel will attract business travelers and other holiday-makers due...
The last couple of months have been a rat race for many of the tech companies, they have been falling over each other in trying to obtain patents from the Nortel before it goes under. The tech giants Google, Apple,...
Moody's Investor Service, disapproves with Standard & Poor's (S & P) rating of U.S.A.'s credit status. One week ago, the world's largest economy was downgraded from AAA status to AA+ by S&P for the first time in its history. And...
A report released by World Economic Forum, UAE ranks 24th in the World and first among other Arab countries in its use of information and communication technology (ICT ) to enhance competitiveness and development. Other Arab countries in the list...

Saudi goes Solar

Saudi Electric, the utility arm of the Kingdom, has installed solar panels on Farasan Island and plans to connect to the grid in the following month. The 500-kilowatt array is a move to meet majority of its domestic electric...
  Robert Zoellick, the head of the World Bank said Sunday that the path that key market players are taking indicates that the global economy will go down a very challenging and dangerous road. DANGER ZONE In a conference held in Sydney,...
Dubai Cares has been announced as the winner of the International Stevie Award for Company of the Year in the Non-Profit or Government Organization category in The 2011 International Business Awards. By winning, Dubai Cares will also be included in...
In an effort to limit the number of stockholders, web companies Twitter, LivingSocial and Square Inc., are taking measures to restrict investors from selling shares in secondary exchanges. Twitter asked investors in its recent funding round to refrain from sales...
OPEC cartel is contemplating increasing oil production quotas amid the widening gap between supply and demand. As a response to the speculation, oil fell in New York against earlier gains. The U.S. gasoline demand fell 2.9 percent last week, according...
The Story: Based on reports from MSNBC, Microsoft has recognized several bugs in its programs which include, Internet Explorer (IE) , Windows, Visio and Visual Studio. It has issued 22 patches to fix the 13 security flaws it has recognized. Out of...
The UAE central bank released a statement in July about how its interests may be determined by the US debt crisis. The country pegs its currency, the dirham, to the dollar, which means it controls its value in relation to...
Giants are made not only by the products they sell but also how they go about selling their products. In the case of Microsoft it has decided that the best way to sell the brand is not through web advertising...