Saturday 23 May 2015

UAE plans official launch of space agency

The UAE is set to officially launch its space agency besides introducing a number of initiatives and programs to help the nation become a key player in space science exploration. The UAE Space Agency launch will be held a day ahead of the 5th Global Space & Satellite Forum (G


New secure file share service launched in Dubai

Dubai-headquartered ZipIt, a Web-based file-sharing service that allow businesses to share files easily and securely, announced its official launch yesterday (May 20). With ZipIt, businesses can share files among their employees, clients, and customers using a variety of features


IS hacks website of cultural centre in Bahrain

Hackers claiming allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group have brought down the website of a Bahraini cultural institution. The website of the Isa Cultural Centre (, in Juffair, was targeted on May 18 by a group calling itself Fareeq Fadhaeh Al Elmania


Swedish search tech firm names Mena VP

Sweden-based search technology company Truecaller has appointed Husain Misherghi as vice president of Growth & Partnerships for Mena. Misherghi will lead the company’s operations in the region and will focus on growing the user base and establishing partnerships across


Regional PR agency TRACCS wins top honour

TRACCS, a regional public relations (PR) network, has been named the ‘Best Consultancy to Work For’ in Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa by The Holmes Report. It is the first regional agency to win the accolade, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN),


Bahrain’s PM salutes ‘Fourth Estate’, honours journalists

Bahrain’s Premier has saluted generations of journalists and columnists ‘who toiled to promote the Fourth Estate in Bahrain and support national causes.’ "Successive generations enriched the media and laid the foundations for a trailblazing Bahrain school o


Bahrain to host major international art fair

Bahrain is set to host a major international art fair in October this year, exhibiting the works of many acclaimed artists from around the globe. Held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of the King of Bahrain and President of the Sup


Expert to hold business idea sessions in Dubai

Business idea generation, creation implementation, and overcoming of challenges will form part of the agenda for an upcoming series of workshops to be conducted by an Australian business expert in Dubai, UAE. Simone Milasas, director of numerous global companies and worldwide coo


Shipments of digital signs set to top 17m units

Global shipments of digital signage displays will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.7 per cent in the next five years to reach 17.2 million units by 2019, a report said. Global shipments of connected digital signage displays grew by 21.7 per cent to 7.3 million u


Advertising trends highlighted at IAA forum

More than 200 delegates from 25 countries gathered yesterday (May 18) at a forum in London the International Advertising Association (IAA) to hear about the key insights, issues and trends in advertising and marketing communications The one-day 2015 Leadership Forum – &ldqu

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