Friday 19 December 2014
 
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Dubai signage show to feature giant robots

DigiMatrix Technologies, a leader in digital and 3D printing solutions, will be bring giant robotic machines to the Signage and Graphic Imaging (SGI) 2015 show in Dubai, UAE, said event organisers. The Dubai-based company has come on board as the gold sponsor for the 18th edition

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New Arabic new channel to launch in February

A new Arabic news channel being set up in Bahrain to rival some of the region's biggest names in broadcasting will begin transmission on February 1. Al Arab News Channel was due to commence operations by the end of this year, but sources said the launch had been pushed back b

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New Arab news channel to launch on February 1

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), and owner of Alarab News Channel, announced that the channel would begin transmission on February 1, 2015. Prince Alwaleed also announced the appointment of Fahad AlSukait as the chairman o

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Du hosts ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ premiere

More than 600 cinema-lovers joined UAE-based telecommunication operator du for an exclusive premiere of the final film in Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy, ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’, at VOX Cinemas in Mall of the Emirates. As ma

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DSF lines up Arab superstars for grand celebrations

With the Dubai Shopping Festival fast approaching its landmark 20th edition, the organizers, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), have announced a mega concert series - DSF Celebration Nights - that will give resi

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Facebook dumps Microsoft Web search results

Facebook has stopped including results from Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine on its social networking site. The move, confirmed by a company spokesperson, comes as Facebook has revamped its own search offerings, introducing a tool on Monday that allows users to quickly fin

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Original Apple computer sells for $365,000 at NY auction

A fully operational Apple computer that company co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents' garage in 1976 for $600 sold for $365,000 at Christie's. The Ricketts Apple-1 Personal Computer, named after its original owner Charles Ricketts, is the only known surviving App

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'Birdman' leads Golden Globe nominations

The surreal show business satire "Birdman," a darling of critics for its innovative storytelling, led the Golden Globe Awards film nominations on Thursday, with its seven nods making it a frontrunner early in the Hollywood awards season. The story of a washed-up actor p

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Dubai Design and Fashion Council unveils purpose

The Dubai Design and Fashion Council brought together a wealth of design and fashion industry experts and top tier journalists for its inaugural community event in Dubai, UAE. Nez Gebreel, chief executive officer of the council, welcomed guests at the pop-up urban majlis and reve

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Yahlive adds African channel to its platform

Yahlive, a UAE-based satellite broadcasting company, has added ‘Clouds TV International,’ an entertainment channel from Africa, to its platform. The new station joins Yahlive’s growing portfolio of channels broadcasting from the East Beam across the Levant, GCC

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