Friday 18 August 2017

Samsung Smart TV offers Shazam music service

Samsung Electronics has announced the release of a new update for its 2017 Smart TV platform to support Shazam, one of the world’s most popular music apps. Shazam provides users with a customizable service and is available on Smart Hub of 2017 Samsung Smart TVs.


Nomadic Capital among top start-up award finalists

Dubai-based Nomadic Capital Limited, company specialised in importing the latest inventions to the UAE, has been named a finalist for the prestigious “Start-Up Business of the Year Award” of the 2017 Gulf SME Awards, the company said. The 2017 Gulf SME Awards is a pro


18 candidates vie for $100m Expo Live fund

Eighteen social entrepreneurs and start-ups from 16 countries with innovative solutions tackling a wide range of human challenges pitched their projects vying for a share of $100 million funding from Expo Live in Dubai, UAE. Expo Live is an innovation and partnership programme la


OSN launches online TV streaming app

OSN, a leading entertainment network in the region, has launched its all-new online and mobile app entertainment platform, ‘Wavo’ – which is now available to download from the App Store and Google Play.   Wavo builds on the pioneering model of ‘anytim


Nadal set to defend Mubadala championship title

The upcoming 10th edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship 2017 (MWTC) in Abu Dhabi, UAE is set to be a historic occasion with Rafael Nadal confirmed to defend his current title and vying to secure his fifth. Joining Nadal for his ninth appearance at the event are curren


Diff365 to feature Michael O'Shea film

Du-powered Diff365@VOX is set to feature Michael O'Shea's brilliant and intense debut feature The Transfiguration, which was screened in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival.  The atmospheric vampire thriller set against the grit of New York City


SGI Dubai 2018 show 57pc sold out

SGI Dubai 2018, a premier sign, graphic and imaging industry event, is 57 per cent sold out almost five months prior to the show, said event organisers International Expo Consults (IEC), part of Falak Holding. The 21st edition of the event will be held from January 14 to 16 at th


Large-scale food donation drive launched in Bahrain

The Conserving Bounties Society has launched a large-scale food donation drive across Bahrain to support families and labourers with well-balanced meals sourced from large-gathering events and venues.   Many of the low-income individuals, as well as families with young childr


Abu Dhabi launches drive to maintain appearance

Abu Dhabi has launched an awareness campaign aimed at promoting the cooperation of community members in spotting waste and eyesores marring the general appearance and the streets of Abu Dhabi Emirate. The campaign, under the theme “Abu Dhabi Emaraty” was rolled out by


Morocco launches bid to host 2026 World Cup

Morocco has launched its bid to host the World Cup in 2026, the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (RMFF), the country's football association, was quoted as saying in media reports. In a short statement posted online, the RMFF confirmed that it had submitted its application t

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