Saturday 30 August 2014

Emirati writer’s novel on sale at Amazon

The 'City of Stars,' an English fiction written by a young Emirati student Sara Galadari, is currently on sale online at Galadari’s book, targeted at young adults, is about the tale of a young woman who fights against the ideas of prejudice and the stigm


Etisalat offers free invites to 'Disney On Ice'

UAE's leading telecom services operator Etisalat is offering customers a chance to win free invites to the 'Disney On Ice' show to be held from September 10 to 13 in Dubai. The free invites are being given through Etisalat Marketplace application and social media cont


Bahrain election campaigns on social media

Hi-tech election campaigns are taking Bahrain by storm this year as more candidates than ever before turn to social media to get their message across, a report said. Online services such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are already a flurry of activity ahead of the national pol


400 exhibitors to showcase at Dubai signage show

More than 400 exhibitors from across 30 countries and more than 10,000 trade visitors are set to take part in a top signage show in Dubai in January next year. The 18th edition of SGI Dubai will take place from January 11 to 13 at the Dubai World Trade Centre and its has been an


Samsung launches Level Box mini

Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of Samsung Level Box mini, the latest addition to its Level series of premium audio products. The new Level Box mini delivers high-quality sound as the Level Box but within a lighter, more compact metallic body. The Level Box mini come


Winners of KPV’s Ramadan raffle announced

The final draw took place on August 14 at KPV’s Sitra showroom under the patronage of Saud Saif Al Subhi, representative from Ministry of Industry and Commerce and in the presence of the KPV managers and officials. Riyad Abdul Hameed was the lucky winner of the grand prize


Amazon snaps up live video startup for $970m snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting chief executive officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations. The move, announced by the two com


Social media push for Bahrain elections

A social media campaign designed to keep voters informed ahead of this year's general elections in Bahrain is ready for launch, alongside a dedicated hotline and website. Election organisers said that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts were being prepared to not only an


Bahrain warns over abuse of social media

A government crackdown on "fraudulent" social media use could result in its regulation, the Bahraini authorities have warned. Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science director-general Brigadier Abdulrahman Sinan yesterday (August 25) warned of "the risks involve


Sony PlayStation network back online; user data safe

Sony Corp's PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend, which coincided with a bomb scare on a US commercial flight carrying a top Sony executive. Sony said on its PlayStation blog that the network had been taken

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