Date archive forApril, 2016
intel
By Staff writer On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016
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Intel to Cut 12,000 Jobs from Global Operations

US tech giant, Intel, is shedding 12,000 jobs as it seeks to cut reliance on the declining personal computer market. The maker of computer chips will take a $1.2 billion charge to cover restructuring costs.  The More...

GX85 Camera_Panasonic
By Staff Writer On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Panasonic launches LUMIX GX85 Camera

Panasonic has announced its new DSLM (Digital Single Lens Mirrorless) camera DMC-GX85, in the LUMIX G range, which incorporates a host of advanced technologies and practical functions in a compact body. The LUMIX More...

Nakheel - Palm Jumeirah-3962-600
By Staff writer On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Nakheel posts $400mn first quarter profit

Nakheel booked an 8% rise in first quarter earnings thanks to a strong showing from its retail, residential leasing and hospitality businesses. The developer posted a net profit of AED1.47bn ($400mn) for the period More...

Rabih Dabbousi - Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Business Development at DarkMatter
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Cyber attack threat to public utilities

Rabih Dabboussi SVP of sales, marketing and business development writes   Imagine a world without power.  No functioning air conditioning, lighting, traffic signals or computers.  This is the very real and More...

LR-Golden Tulip Westlands Nairobi - Exterior
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Golden Tulip enters Kenya with first Nairobi Hotel

Already present in 8 sub-Saharan African countries, with 13 hotels comprising a total of 2,020 rooms under its Tulip Inn, Golden Tulip and Royal Tulip brands, Louvre Hotels Group has announced its first Kenyan property More...

Pedro Bados, CEO & Co-Founder
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Nexthink Raises $40m in IPO preparation

End-user IT analytics supplier Nexthink, has raised $40m in new investment, led by Highland Europe, a leading global venture capital firm. This is the largest round of funding to date for Nexthink and includes participation More...

Mohamed Hamaki
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Mohamed Hamaki named HTC Social Media Ambassador

HTC, has named Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki, as its social media brand ambassador, working with the consumer electronics brand to establish music and sound quality as the brand’s “defining competitive More...

bloom nursery
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Bloom Nurseries announces expansion

Bloom Holding subsidiary Bloom Education, is to open 10 nurseries under the Lighthouse Nursery brand name by 2020. The first purpose-built nursery located in Bloom Gardens next to Brighton College, an upscale residential More...

Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi
By Staff writer On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Yas Island to open Warner Bros. destination in Abu Dhabi

Miral and Warner Bros. officially announced that a Warner Bros. themed destination is set to open in Abu Dhabi. Situated on Yas Island, one of the world’s leading business, leisure and entertainment destinations, More...

GMOS PRL2
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Starbucks partners with Bayt.com and EFE to organise the region’s largest CV writing workshop

Starbucks in coalition with Bayt.com and Education For Employment (EFE) is organising the MENA region’s largest training workshop on CV writing, taking place simultaneously across 30 Starbucks stores in 10 MENA More...

Lam (11 of 99)
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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In Pictures: Lamborghini Club UAE launches

The streets of Dubai and Abu Dhabi just got a lot louder as Al Jaziri Motors, the official dealer of Lamborghini in the UAE, announced the launch of the Lamborghini Club UAE Friday 8 April. A select group of petrol More...

Conrad Doha
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Conrad Doha to open 2019

Assets Real Estate company has announced the signing of a contract with Hilton Worldwide to open the Conrad Doha – a 325 key property marking the brand’s debut in Qatar. Due to open early in 2019 Conrad Doha More...

Al Maryah Island_Skyline
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Mubadala promotes Al Maryah Island at Cityscape

Mubadala has been promoting the leasing and investment opportunities at Al Maryah Island Abu Dhabi during Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2016, including premium office space and land plots.   Mubadala, which is helping More...