Sunday 20 October 2019

DGCX chief in Forbes top Mideast executives list

Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) said its CEO Les Male has been recognised by Forbes Middle East as the 11th ‘Top International CEO in the Middle East’ region, heading a local firm.   He received the award at an exclusive event hosted by Fo


Ricoh boosts ME presence with new Dubai HQ

Ricoh Middle East FZE, the Middle East division of Ricoh Europe PLC, opened its new office for business today in Dubai Silicon Oasis. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group is a leading global technology provider specializing in document management solutions, digital cameras, softwa


Google unveils Pixel 4 phone with radar

Google has unveiled its Pixel 4 phone with a Motion Sense feature that uses a miniature radar sensor to detect movement around the phone, sensing when you’re reaching for the phone and will initiate face unlock, or turn off your screen when you’re not around. It can s


Canon celebrates 100 million EOS-series cameras

Canon today celebrated a significant camera-manufacturing milestone, as production of Canon’s EOS-series silver halide (film) and digital interchangeable-lens cameras surpassed 100 million units.   The milestone was achieved on September 2019. An EOS R mir


Gemgow gets big investment boost from Canadian tycoon

Dubai-based Gemgow, a new online platform designed to facilitate trade in precious stones and materials, has announced that prominent Canadian businessman and world-renowned investor Boris Birshtein is investing in the company. Gemgow, however, did not disclose Birshtein’s


Virgin Megastore UAE switches to biodegradable bags

Virgin Megastores in the UAE said it has replaced all its plastic shopping bags in the UAE with fully biodegradable bio-cassava bags from Avani and called on shoppers to take a stand and avoid using single-use plastic. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Megastores, announcing the


Samsung Galaxy Fold sold-out in 3 days in UAE

Samsung will start a second round of pre-orders for the Galaxy Fold in the UAE on October 17 after the device was sold out in three days after pre-orders were open on October 6. The UAE consumers who pre-ordered the Galaxy Fold will get the devices delivered to them through a con


Talabat appoints new CEO

Talabat, the largest food delivery service in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has appointed Tomaso Rodriguez as its new CEO. A successful entrepreneur, start-up enthusiast, and venture capitalist, Rodriguez is a seasoned professional with a global track record in driving


Microsoft launches new Surface Hub 2S in UAE

Microsoft underscored its commitment to enriching teamwork across the region, when it unveiled its Surface Hub 2S device, which delivers unprecedented battery-enabled mobility and collaboration in a 50-inch powerhouse, at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai.   “We designed S


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