Wednesday 2 December 2015

Yahoo mulls sale of Internet business

The board of Yahoo Inc is weighing a sale of its core Internet business when it meets this week, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. The board's meeting comes amid a broader debate about the future of the company and that of high-profile chief executive Marissa Ma


Facebook CEO to give 99pc of shares to charity

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said on Tuesday they will give away 99 per cent of their Facebook shares, currently worth about $45 billion, to a new charity in a letter addressed to their daughter, Max, who was born last week. Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuck


Hinduja honoured at Asian Business Leadership Forum

The Hinduja Brothers were recently honoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF) Series, which recognises the most powerful and influential business leaders.   ABLF Royal Patron, Sheikh Nahayan Maba


New ENBD initiative tests amateur golf skills

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, has launched a unique putting competition that will test golf skills of amateur players. The Emirates NBD Million Dirham Putt campaign, which is organised in conjunction with the bank’s sponsorship of the Omega Dubai Ladies Master


Abu Dhabi to host World Police Games 2017

The UAE capital Abu Dhabi has been chosen as the venue for the second edition of the USIP World Police Games which will see teams from 45 countries take part in various sports tournaments in 2017. The announcement was made following a joint meeting between the officials of the UA


Du offers free access to OSN for National Day

UAE-based telecom company du is offering its Talk, Surf & Watch customers complementary access to selected OSN channels between December 1 and 15 to mark the UAE National Day. Home customers should restart their decoder on December 1 to enjoy OSN channels at no extra cost, a


Richard Dreyfuss to attend DIFF screening of Jaws

Legendary actor Richard Dreyfuss will attend the screening of Jaws, one of the classics of American cinema directed by Academy Award winning director Steven Spielberg, as DIFF marks its 40th year anniversary next month. The special complimentary presentation screening wi


Indian expats gear up for UAE National Day fete

The Indian Pavilion at the Dubai Global Village is set to mark the UAE National Day in grand style with a host of activities including special dance and musical shows and a performance by India’s Vilas Nayak, the leading speed painting artist in Asia. Nayak is known for his


Murdoch plans Tribune papers sale, LA Times split off

Rupert Murdoch, co-chairman of Wall Street Journal publisher News Corp, on Friday said he had "strong word" that the Tribune Publishing Company's newspaper group will be bought by a Wall Street firm, while the Los Angeles Times will be split off and purchased by local investors in


Sky News Arabia to host panel discussion on climate change

Sky News Arabia is set to host a televised panel discussion in association with Masdar and the Zayed Future Energy Prize on November 27, as part of its sustained focus on climate issues and the impact of climate change on nations and societies.   Hosted at Masda

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