Monday 24 October 2016

Smartphones dominate UAE handset market

More than 77.8 per cent of all handsets registered on the UAE’s networks during the second quarter (Q2) of the year were smartphones, according to data released by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA). The TRA has revealed statistics for Q2 2016 on the nation’s


OLED TV 'new growth engine in TV technology'

OLED TV is expected to dominate the next-generation television market and is forecast to emerge as the new growth engine in the sector, industry experts have been quoted as saying. What distinguishes OLED TV from other TV technologies is that OLED has the ability to turn each ind


World's fastest street bike set for UAE expo debut

The world’s fastest street legal production bike - MTT 420 RR (Race Ready) - will be showcased at the Big Boys Toys, the region’s premier luxury, innovations and technology expo, which opens in the UAE capital next month. The seventh edition of the event will bring to


Karl Lagerfeld opens first store in Bahrain

Karl Lagerfeld, a leading international fashion house, has announced the opening of its first store in Bahrain in the CityCentre Bahrain, Manama. The impressive retail centre, spread over 158,000 sq m, is Bahrain’s largest leisure and entertainment destination. The first


Panasonic showcases wireless video intercom

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) is showcasing its latest version of wireless video intercom system expandable up to 7 monitors at the Gitex Technology Week, a major ICT show concluding today (October 20) in Dubai, UAE. Yasuo Yamasaki, director, System Solutio


UAE’s Bebuzzd to offer new loyalty scheme

Bebuzzd, a new multi-store digital loyalty programme, launched by Blackhawk Solutions DMCC, a leading IT company based in Dubai, aims to provide local businesses with a simpler way to manage a cost-effective loyalty programme. The unique system would allow all businesses to be pa


Axiom launches 'revolutionary' Moto Z smartphone

Axiom, a leading mobile retailer in the region, has introduced Moto Z Smartphone in the UAE, terming the device as the next big thing. In an era in which all smartphone innovation seems to be incremental at best, Lenovo has completely reimagined what a smartphone can deliver to t

More… invests in InstaShop grocery delivery app, the largest online marketplace platform in the region, has announced its investment in InstaShop, a hyperlocal online grocery ordering app. Through this investment has taken a significant stake in the company as a strategic investor with a view to further expan


Damas celebrates Diwali with new collection, promotions

Damas, a leading jewellery and watch retailer in the Middle East, has launched an in-store promotion and collection in commemoration of Diwali, the Festival of Lights. The promotion, which started on October 9, will run until October 30 at select Damas Collections stores across t


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