Monday 20 May 2019

BenQ unveils 32-inch curved gaming display

BenQ, a leading global innovator of displays, has unveiled its curved 32-inch display featuring dazzling HDR performance with stunning gaming capabilities and immersive viewing. The company also announced its latest milestone in visual technology earning VESA Display HDR 400 and


Arab Luxury World returns to Dubai in June

The sixth edition of Arab Luxury World, the Middle East’s leading luxury business conference, will be held on June 12 and 13 at the JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai.   The theme for this year’s conference will be Digital Transformation Focusing on Data and


Samsung launches Apple TV App, AirPlay 2 on select TV models

Samsung Electronics has announced that from today (May 15) all 2019 Samsung Smart TVs and select 2018 TV models with a firmware update will feature the new Apple TV app in more than 100 countries and offer AirPlay 2 support in 176 countries. Samsung customers will now be able to


Majid Al Futtaim lists world’s first corporate green sukuk

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia today (May 15) has announced the listing of the world’s first benchmark corporate green sukuk (Islamic bond) at Nasdaq Dubai. Valued at $600 million


Thuraya’s satellite smartphone wins top award

Thuraya Telecommunications has won the Top Mobility User Experience Solution at this year’s Mobile Satellite Innovation award organized by Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) for its X5-Touch, the world’s smartest satellite phone. The announcement was made durin


Huawei’s shipment of smartphones up 50pc in Q1

Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has recorded the second highest number of smartphone sales worldwide for Q1 2019 resulting in a 50 per cent growth in the number of Huawei smartphones in the global market, a report said. The International Data Corporation (IDC) Q1 2019 report


Carrefour opens at Dubai’s Cityland Mall

A 109,000-sq-ft Carrefour Hypermarket, developed as part of major retail development, Cityland Mall, off the 311 Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed highway in Dubai, UAE has opened its doors. The 1.2 million-sq-ft GLA Cityland Mall is adjacent to Global Village, and Carrefour, being devel


Kuwaiti group Mezzan posts $205m Q1 revenue

Kuwait-based Mezzan Holding has recorded strong revenues for the first quarter which surged to hit KD62.6 million ($205.1 million) driven by solid performances in both its food and non-food segments.    One of the largest manufacturers and distributors of f


Samsung Q1 profit plunges 60pc to $5.33bn

Samsung Electronics has posted KRW6.2 trillion ($5.33 billion) in operating profit during the first quarter (Q1) of the year, marking a 60 per cent drop against KRW15.64 trillion registered during Q1 2018. The Korean giant posted KRW52.4 trillion in consolidated quarterly revenue


Al Futtaim announces big Cairo mall expansion

Al Futtaim, a leading UAE diversified company, said its mall division has started work on a new 22,143-sq-m expansion project at its retail destination, Cairo Festival City Mall, which on completion will add several new luxury brands. Spanning a land area of over 3 million sq m,

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