Sunday 23 October 2016

Batelco backs month-long PM convention

Batelco, Bahrain’s leading digital services provider, has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance (BIBF) that will see the company play the role of communications partner for the upcoming Bahrain International Project Management Convention.


DIFF calls entries for Young Journalist Award

The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has called for submissions to the Young Journalist Award (YJA), which is open to young writers wanting to pursue a career in entertainment journalism. The 13thedition of DIFF will provide a unique opportunity for eight passionate and a


AT&T to buy Time Warner in $85bn mega merger

Telecommunications giant AT&T agreed on Saturday to buy Time Warner, the home of HBO and CNN, for about $85.4 billion, creating a mammoth merger capable of both producing content and distributing it to millions with wireless phones, broadband subscriptions and satellite TV connections, a re


Maher Zein releases new album at UAE mall

Maher Zein, a Swedish R&B singer, songwriter and music producer of Lebanese origin, released his new album at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain by singing parts of his new song to the delight of the audience. The largest mall in Al Ain, it boasts over 400 shops, representing both interna


Internet attack spreads; major websites down

Dozens of popular websites, including Twitter and Netflix, unreachable in the US for parts of the day on Friday, as attackers controlling a vast collection of internet devices unleashed several massive attacks, a report said. Web-technology provider Dynamic Network Services (Dyn)


WiFi UAE records 1.5m sessions per month

WiFi UAE, a country-wide initiative to provide wi-fi access to the public, has reported nearly 1.5 million sessions per month. Almost half of the sessions (44 per cent) lasted between 11 and 30 minutes, while 32 per cent lasted between six and 10 minutes, it said.


New DIFF initiative for film industry investors

The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) will be launching an initiative aimed at individuals looking to invest in the film industry at the Festival’s 13th edition which is set to run from December 7-14.  The Dubai Investors Club is an exciting initiative designed


You can order meal via Facebook now

Facebook has started introducing a variety of new features that will help users use their connections to discover new things, decide what to do or where to go, and connect with local businesses in easier and faster ways. Facebook will allow users to order a meal, buy movie ticket


Emirates festival launches writing prize in UAE

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature and Montegrappa has launched the Montegrappa Writing Prize, offering aspiring adult novelists in the UAE the chance to take their first steps in becoming a published author.  The competition has already brought publishing success f


Bahrain to host major international defence expo

Bahrain will host a major international defence exhibition and conference next year, bringing together key players from the region and across the world, it was announced today (October 19). The first Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Bidec) will be take pla

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