Monday 29 December 2014

Sony changes tack, releases 'The Interview' online

The Interview," the provocative comedy that triggered a devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures, went straight to US consumers on Wednesday in an unprecedented online debut after hacker threats prevented its wide release on Christmas day. The film was available for rental o


ADM named media partner of Globe Soccer Awards

Abu Dhabi Media (ADM), a multi-platform media organisation in the Middle East, has been named the official media partner of the Globe Soccer Awards, which honours football personalities, next week in Dubai, UAE. The event, held annually in the UAE, will take place on December 29


Yota Devices, Al Jazeera to provide news to ME users

Yota Devices, the maker of YotaPhone 2 - a first ‘two-fronts’ smartphone, has collaborated with Al Jazeera Network to bring the latest headline news straight to its second generation devices. As the company’s newest partner in the Middle East, YotaPhone 2 will h


Grey Gold, UrbanBuz launch digital customer loyalty platform

Local franchisee company Grey Gold has partnered with UrbanBuz to launch its digital customer loyalty and engagement system called ‘Merci’ (meaning ‘thank you’ in French) for one of its international brands, La Cure Gourmande. The brand is best known for i


Anamil Tech launches new language learning app for kids

Anamil Tech Studio has launched a multilingual series of apps to cater to pre-schoolers aged two to six years called ‘Pacca Alpaca Adventures.’ The series was launched at an exclusive mother/child event themed in line with the first app to be released from Pacca Alpac


AdZouk named advertising representative for Shablol

AdZouk, an innovator in premium online advertising, has signed a deal with Shablol, a leading Arabic language web portal and safe social network for kids. AdZouk will be the sole campaign booking source for media agencies, advertisers and marketers wishing to target the specialis


Kanz Jewels hosts Bollywood movie shoot

Kanz Jewels, a leading jewellery brand in the UAE, played host to the blockbuster Bollywood movie ‘Welcome Back’ as the movie was shot extensively at the store in Dubai Gold Souk, Deira, UAE. This was the first Bollywood movie to be shot at Dubai Gold Souq, according


New trade and lifestyle magazine POST launched

POST, a magazine in print and online tailored to the diplomatic corps in UAE, Qatar and soon the whole Middle East region, has been launched this month. The magazine will serve knowing perspective on the diplomatic corps’ most pressing issues and most charismatic personalit


MICE industry leaders discuss opportunities, challenges

The meeting, incentive, conference and event (MICE) industry stakeholders in the region took stock of opportunities and challenges facing the industry at a high-profile meeting in Sharjah, UAE, recently. The meeting of the Middle East/African Chapter of the Global Association of


Dubai Customs launches ‘Mission & Commitment’ book

Dubai Customs has launched its ‘Dubai Customs: Mission & Commitment’ book at a ceremony in the emirate recently. It was attended by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, director of Dubai Customs, a host of government directors and officials, the media and Dubai Customs’ c

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