Monday 23 October 2017

NYU Abu Dhabi re-imagines agricultural tourism in UAE

A dedicated team of students and faculty from NYU Abu Dhabi is set to unveil their design for the first Leed certified sustainable agricultural tourism destination in the UAE at the 19th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) taking place in Dubai from October 23 to 25.


Etihad, Alibaba partner for global shopping fest

UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways said it has joined hands with Alibaba’s Tmall and Alitrip to launch a specially-branded aircraft livery for the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2017. Five aircraft decorated with this special 11.11 exterior will depart from Abu Dhabi


Samsung unveils IoT mobile device for tracking

Samsung Electronics is launching the world’s first consumer mobile product to use narrowband network technology, low power consumption and the ability to securely connect to the internet for optimal location services. The Samsung Connect Tag offers smart location notificati


Xiaomi set to unveil Mi A1 smartphone in Egypt

China-based Xiaomi will launch its Mi A1 smartphone, the company’s first handset to run on the evolved Android One program in collaboration with Google, in Egypt on October 23. The Mi A1 combines cutting-edge technologies, featuring a flagship dual camera setup, with the mo


Majid Al Futtaim's $71m Sharjah mall revamp on track

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, said 75 per cent of the work on its Dh260-million ($71 million) City Centre Sharjah revamp project has been completed and is set for opening by the year-end.


Huawei unveils Mate 10 series smartphones

Huawei has announced the Huawei Mate 10 Series of smartphones, which will open the door to new AI mobile applications. The Huawei Mate 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 are breakthrough AI devices that combine innovative hardware, the Kirin 970 chipset and


Savola's retail unit Panda names new CEO

Savola Group, one of Saudi Arabia's leading retail and food holding companies, has appointed Bander Talaat Hamooh as the new chief executive officer (CEO) for its retail unit Panda effective October 15. Panda, 91 per cent owned by Savola Group, is a leading grocery store chain spre


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