Tuesday 4 August 2015

Twitter shares fall as user growth stalls

Twitter Inc's shares fell more than 11 per cent in extended trade on Tuesday after the microblogging company said its number of monthly average users grew at the slowest pace since it went public in 2013. "This is unacceptable and we're not happy about it," Jack


Huffington Post launches Arabic edition

The Huffington Post Media Group and Integral Media Strategies have launched an Arabic-language edition of The Huffington Post (huffpostarabi.com), a leading global source of breaking news, opinion, entertainment and community. HuffPost Arabi is The Huffington Post’s 14th si


Facebook to scale up free mobile Internet service

Facebook plans to scale up its service to offer free basic Internet on mobile phones, an executive said, after introducing the application in 17 developing countries over the past year. In a blog post released to mark the first year of the initiative, Facebook said it will open a


New IMAX cinema set to open in Bahrain

A new cinema boasting the country’s largest screen is expected to open on July 31 in Seef Mall Muharraq. The long-awaited IMAX cinema has been brought to the country by Emirati company Novo Cinema, which has already opened theatres in the UAE and Qatar, said a report in the


Alsayegh Media appoints key officials

Alsayegh Media, a leading Emirati full-service communications firm, has appointed Michal Gasior as digital director and Simon Thurston as senior creative copywriter, to the organization’s UAE operations. Both will report to managing director, Leila Almaeena.

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