Tuesday 25 October 2016

Dubai Design Week opens

Dubai Design Week officially opened its doors to the public at Dubai Design District (d3) today. The inauguration event was held under the patronage of Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice chairman, Dubai Culture, in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3)


Icflix now available on Xbox One

Gamers in the Mena region can now instantly stream movies and TV series by downloading the Icflix app via their Xbox One video game and entertainment system, the company said. Xbox One users will be able to subscribe to Icflix and instantly watch original Icflix Jazwood productio


Sennheiser backs Prolight + Sound ME Show

Audio specialist Sennheiser is set to participate at the inaugural Prolight + Sound Middle East trade show, taking place in Dubai, UAE from October 31 to November 2.  As a founding partner, Sennheiser intends to demonstrate its commitment to establishing this international e


DIFF expands line-up for special programme

Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has revealed 13 new titles as part of its ‘Cinema of the World’ programme, set to thrill audiences this December. The new additions to the programme will captivate audiences, leading them through worlds of unique perspectives a


Batelco backs month-long PM convention

Batelco, Bahrain’s leading digital services provider, has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance (BIBF) that will see the company play the role of communications partner for the upcoming Bahrain International Project Management Convention.


DIFF calls entries for Young Journalist Award

The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has called for submissions to the Young Journalist Award (YJA), which is open to young writers wanting to pursue a career in entertainment journalism. The 13thedition of DIFF will provide a unique opportunity for eight passionate and a


AT&T to buy Time Warner in $85bn mega merger

Telecommunications giant AT&T agreed on Saturday to buy Time Warner, the home of HBO and CNN, for about $85.4 billion, creating a mammoth merger capable of both producing content and distributing it to millions with wireless phones, broadband subscriptions and satellite TV connections, a re


Maher Zein releases new album at UAE mall

Maher Zein, a Swedish R&B singer, songwriter and music producer of Lebanese origin, released his new album at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain by singing parts of his new song to the delight of the audience. The largest mall in Al Ain, it boasts over 400 shops, representing both interna


Internet attack spreads; major websites down

Dozens of popular websites, including Twitter and Netflix, unreachable in the US for parts of the day on Friday, as attackers controlling a vast collection of internet devices unleashed several massive attacks, a report said. Web-technology provider Dynamic Network Services (Dyn)


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.

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