Monday 27 April 2015

Arab Fashion Council launches activities in region

An elite group of the fashion system pioneers has launched the Arab Fashion Council, which aims to promote Arab fashion designers in the international fashion market, and enhance the culture and system of the Arab fashion industry in the region. The Arab Fashion Council has signe


OSN blocks illegal streaming of sporting event

OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, eliminated over 60 per cent of the illegal links of the top matches at the recent 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup as part of its anti-piracy efforts. It also interrupted illegal viewing for over 50 per cent of the audience who were acces


Savage’s Procreate supports Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus

Wacom and Savage have revealed that Procreate 2.3 now supports the Intuos Creative Sylus 2, making the creating of art on the iPad more exciting. Wacom designed this pressure-sensitive stylus with the creative professional in mind, and Savage’s Procreate is the application


First Emirati artist aims to enter Bollywood

Adel Farooq, a natural actor who sings fluently in Hindi and Urdu aims to be the first Emirati artist to be become part of Bollywood, the Hindi-language film industry in India. Farooq recently acted in a hit Hindi-language television drama and has also produced several Hindi musi


CSR Summit to focus on sustainable practices

The region’s foremost CSR experts will come together next month at the CSR Summit in Dubai, UAE to tackle the transformation of corporate social responsibility into a truly sustainable business practice. The 12th edition of CSR Summit will run from May 18 to 21 at The Addre


Arab visual media industry worth $2bn

The Arab visual media industry is currently worth $2 billion, with the television sector commanding the lion's share (95 per cent) while cinema is below five per cent and digital stands at less than one per cent, said an expert. The cinema and TV industry was still in infancy stage


300 social media experts convene at Dubai summit

More than 300 senior delegates, social media marketers, communicators, managers, directors and executives gathered at the second edition of the Social Media Summit in Dubai. Hosted and organised by AreebaAreeba, the summit brought together delegates from the world’s most so


Samsung UHD TVs to offer Shahid App

Samsung Electronics, a leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, said its UHD televisions are now offering  viewers the free and exclusive Shahid App. It is the region’s leading Catch-up service to browse a new world of Arabic contents, said a statu


Bahrain’s rich cultural heritage showcased

Cultural heritage is being highlighted at an annual festival being held at Arad Fort in Bahrain. Bahrain's culture, such as handicrafts, traditional architecture, and artistic folklore are on display at the event, which features a traditional suq, coffee shops, crafts, and fo


Yas Events’ Shams Tower opens for corporate bookings

Yas Events Centre’s Shams Tower, an environmentally sustainable, VVIP-standard meeting space, is now accepting corporate bookings. Designed for the ruling family of the UAE as a private viewing platform at the heart of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix circu

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