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FittPass.com turns Dubai into a workout haven
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 2:48 pm
disrupting the status quo by making fitness flexible and accessible to everyone   With its fitness revolution, FittPass empowers Dubai’s residents to workout anytime, anywhere through its flexible pay & play model   FittPass.com wants to get the city, the Emirates...
Cross-border MENA M&A activity up by 40%: EY
Business & Money | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 2:42 pm
Announced deal activity in the MENA region decreased by 13% from 104 deals in Q3 2014 to 91 deals in Q2015 according to EY’s Q3 MENA M&A Update. Deal value also declined from US$8.5b in Q3 2014 to US$5.4b in Q3 2015, a drop of 37%.    Phil Gandier, MENA...
Lenovo launched a new unified Partner Portal    to further simplify and support channel business
Technology & IT | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 2:39 pm
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) announced the launch of its new unified Partner Portal during the One Channel Roadshow which was recently held at the H Hotel in Dubai, in the presence of Eric Cador, Lenovo EMEA President, Marc Godin, Lenovo MEA VP and General Manager, and Mohammed Hilili, Lenovo...
Drive on road directly from wheelchair
Cars & Autos | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 2:37 pm
Wheelchair users can now drive on the road while sitting on the wheelchair, without any additional assistance.   Elbee, a special vehicle for wheelchair users, enables them to drive directly from the wheelchair-whether electrical or manual.  The unique vehicle will be displayed...
MiX Telematics to co-sponsor Al Khobar’s Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Conference
Healthcare | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 2:31 pm
MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, in conjunction with channel partner First Information Technologies, is the silver sponsor for the upcoming Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Conference in Saudi Arabia. The event, being held in Al Khobar...
Hublot recognised again by the Grand Prix de l’Horlogerie de Genève 2015, winning the “Ladies Best Watch”
Beauty & Style | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 1:22 pm
In front of an audience of VIPs and Swiss watchmaking industry representatives, the Grand Prix de l’Horlogerie de Genève 2015 unveiled its prize winners. Hublot was declared the winner in the prestigious “Ladies’” watches category with the Big Bang...
UAE companies paying the cost of a bad reputation
Business & Money | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 12:06 pm
- New LinkedIn study reveals potential annual cost of AED2,280,800 to UAE employers with poor employer brands - One in ten UAE professionals would take a pay-cut to work for a company with a better reputation LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD), the world’s largest professional network, today...
Saudi Telecom Company Becomes the First Service Provider in Middle East to Implement Cisco Virtualized Packet Core Technology
Technology & IT | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 6:06 am
Saudi Telecom Company (STC), the largest telecommunication services provider in the Middle East and North Africa and the leading operator within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has selected Cisco Virtualized Packet Core (VPC) to transform its mobile service delivery model and expand its customer...
Solar-powered Makkah smart city the future: Al-Bar
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 4:43 am
The Mayoralty is taking steady and solid steps to transform Makkah into smart city making use of solar power and other alternative energy resources, said Mayor Dr. Osama Al-Bar. “We’ll do everything possible to prevent wastage of energy, which is one of smart city’s...
King arrives in Riyadh
Government | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 4:42 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman being received on arrival at King Salman Air Base Airport in Riyadh on Tuesday evening from Antalya, Turkey, after leading the Kingdom’s delegation at the G20 summit that concluded on Monday.  ...