Saturday 29 August 2015

Apollo Tyres expands ManU partnership to 129 countries

Leading tyre maker Apollo Tyres has extended its association with the Manchester United Football Club to the whole of Africa, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Brunei.   This is in addition to the existing association which spans 67 count


Facebook sees a billion users in a single day

Facebook on Thursday boasted of a new achievement with a billion people using the leading social network in a single day. "We just passed an important milestone," chief executive and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook page, reported the Gulf Daily News (GD


BNA ties up with Ankara news agency

The Bahrain News Agency (BNA) and the Turkish Anadolu Agency (AA) have agreed to enhance their co-operation by exchanging news, publishing reports and photos, taking advantage of each other’s professional and technical expertise and organising training sessions. This came as a delegatio


Wavetec inks strategic tie-up with Finnish firm

Dubai-based Wavetec, a global leader in customer experience solutions, has partnered with Muodot, a Finnish company specializing in product, industrial and service area design. The partnership will provide both companies with an opportunity to share knowledge, resources and optim


'Made in Jordan' festival opens in Amman

The 'Made in Jordan' festival is set to be inaugurated today (August 27) in Amman, under the patronage of Jordan's King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein with the attendance of a number of ambassadors, diplomats, VIPs and sponsors.   It will run from August


Ericsson to launch Internet TV solutions at IBC

Ericsson will launch of new solutions and services that empower the connected consumer in the new internet era of television at the upcoming IBC 2015, a premier broadcast technology event in Amsterdam. Ericsson will extend its leadership in software defined video processing with


Mobily soars in social media popularity

Mobily, a leading provider of telecom services in Saudi Arabia has registered more than six million subscribers and followers across its social network platforms. The company’s extensive profile on social media includes more than two million followers on Twitter and over 1.


Majid Al Futtaim hosts staff in innovation contest

UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim, a leader in leisure, retail and hospitality in Mena, is hosting a hosting a group of more than 80 employees to take part in an innovation competition in Dubai in a bid to improve customer experience. Majid Al Futtaim is empowering its own employees to


Oops! Boy falls, punches hole in $1.5m painting

A T$50 million ($1.54 million) masterpiece by a 17th century Italian artist was back on display in the Taiwan capital on Tuesday after a 12-year-old boy tripped, fell and punched a hole in the canvas, the exhibit organiser said. "Flowers" by Italian master Paolo Porpora


Motorsport portal launches Arabic platform, an international network of online motorsports content, has launched its Arabic-based digital platform, - Middle East. The announcement leverages its acquisition of, a leading provider of online motorsports news and content that cov

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