Sunday 1 March 2015

Apple to pay $533m for patent infringement

Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury found its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by Texas-based patent licensing company Smartflash LLC. Though Smartflash had been asking for $852 million in damages, the verdict, which came late Tuesda


Bahrain conference to focus on ‘future of retail’

The third Bahrain Retail Congress Conference and Workshops will he held in May under the patronage of Industry and Commerce Minister Zayed Al Zayani. Organised by the Albayan Media Group, the event is scheduled to be held from May 24 to 26 at the Gulf Hotel with an exhibition and


Top jewellery, watch brands on show at Doha expo

Collection of jewellery and timepieces from the most famous and reputed international brands are on show at the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition, which opened today (February 24). Hosted by the Qatar Tourism Authority, Events and Fira Barcelona, the five-day exhibiti


Top designer to headline wedding show at Sharjah

International acclaimed Lebanese fashion designer Rani Zakhem and several other regional and international designers and boutiques will showcase some of the best creations in bridal wear, haute couture, abayas and jalabiyas at a leading show in Sharjah, UAE next month. The 10th e


Samsung unveils new kitchen appliances

Samsung Electronics has unveiled a new lineup of premium home appliances that will enable consumers to manage and master the entire cooking process from start to finish. With insights from some of the world’s top professional chefs, a new refrigerator has been developed tha


Abraaj Group buys into Turkish online retailer

Private equity firm Abraaj Group has bought a minority stake in, one of the largest online retailers in Turkey, from the Dogan family, the Dubai-based firm said on Monday. No purchase price or stake size was given in the statement, which said that Abraaj would als


3 new retailers open at City Centre Qurum

City Centre Qurum, a family destination of choice developed by Majid Al Futtaim in Oman, has opened three new retail stores, demonstrating its commitment in sustaining the changing demands of the community. The newly-opened stores include one of the fastest growing food and bever

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