Friday 21 October 2016

WiFi UAE records 1.5m sessions per month

WiFi UAE, a country-wide initiative to provide wi-fi access to the public, has reported nearly 1.5 million sessions per month. Almost half of the sessions (44 per cent) lasted between 11 and 30 minutes, while 32 per cent lasted between six and 10 minutes, it said.


New DIFF initiative for film industry investors

The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) will be launching an initiative aimed at individuals looking to invest in the film industry at the Festival’s 13th edition which is set to run from December 7-14.  The Dubai Investors Club is an exciting initiative designed


You can order meal via Facebook now

Facebook has started introducing a variety of new features that will help users use their connections to discover new things, decide what to do or where to go, and connect with local businesses in easier and faster ways. Facebook will allow users to order a meal, buy movie ticket


Emirates festival launches writing prize in UAE

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature and Montegrappa has launched the Montegrappa Writing Prize, offering aspiring adult novelists in the UAE the chance to take their first steps in becoming a published author.  The competition has already brought publishing success f


Bahrain to host major international defence expo

Bahrain will host a major international defence exhibition and conference next year, bringing together key players from the region and across the world, it was announced today (October 19). The first Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Bidec) will be take pla


Falak Power Lunch discusses women empowerment

A high-powered leadership team discussed women empowerment and progress of the women’s movement in Bahrain at the third quarterly Falak Power Lunch 2016, held recently. Falak Consulting, a leading Bahrain-based management consulting firm whose purpose is to build stronger e


Panasonic debuts Ballooncam drone at Gitex

Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF) is showcasing its latest drone ‘Ballooncam, which is set to change the future of mega events, at the Gitex Technology Week in Dubai. The drone has innovative features that enable it to produce hi-res videos and simultaneously rel


Innovation by firms key to growth, says expert

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecom operator focused on innovation in customer experience, hosted an exclusive seminar by renowned international speaker Hitendra Patel at the Capital Club in Manama. The event, entitled ‘Accelerating 10X Growth through Innovation’, focused


UMS launches Oman Digital Academy

Oman’s UMS Group (UMS), a top marketing organisation, along with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and National Training Institute (NTI), has established Ishraaq – Oman Digital Academy to develop skilled human resources for the digital age. The Academy was formally lau


LuLu customers back Dubai Cares drive

Shoppers at LuLu Hypermarkets across the UAE have donated Dh150,000 ($40,800) to Dubai Cares as part of a campaign which aims to support reading and literacy for children in developing countries. The marketing drive consisted of a partnership between Procter & Gamble (P&G

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