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Virtual Reality is the Future of the Gaming Industry

The future of gaming looks promising, and at times frightening. At the rate graphics have been developing, we’re getting closer to seeing life-like environments where gamers cannot differentiate between the virtual world and reality anymore. It comes as no surprise…

Film Festival to Give Audiences Powerful View of World Through the Eyes of Women

The unique film festival which gives audiences a powerful view of the world as seen through the eyes of women will present a fascinating collection of short works from around the world when it returns to cinema screens in Dubai….

VUL9 Security Solutions Enters Moroccan Market, with Manageo.ma as First Partner

UAE based Cybersecurity company VUL9 Security Solutions is making fresh strides in the Moroccan market after recently signing a security audit agreement with Manageo.ma, a leading CRM and ERP solutions provider in Morocco. The agreement comes at a time when…

‘Grace’: An Exhibition by Renowned Photographer Joanne Savio To Open At NYU Abu Dhabi

The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce the next show at its auxiliary venue, The Project Space. Presented in collaboration with the Trisha Brown Dance Company and the NYUAD Arts Center, Grace: A Retrospective of Dance…

All You Need to Know About The iPhone 8 Rumours (Infographic)

2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the Apple iPhone. The smartphone has been the most iconic device in mobile technology. Spectators are predicting a big release by Apple to mark the occasion. Many believe that they will skip the 7s…

ICD – Thomson Reuters Islamic Finance Development Report Strikes Positive Note

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, and the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector development arm of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), today released the key…

Thomson Reuters launch Venture Capital Report on Economic Development in Bahrain

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today released the findings of a Venture Capital Report on Economic Development in Bahrain. The report was launched at the World Islamic Banking Conference in Bahrain. The…

Alabbar’s Digital Revolution Needs An Adequate Cybersecurity Strategy

As if there isn’t enough evidence already to support the alarming need for a better cybersecurity strategy across the GCC’s digital landscape, the recently revealed cyberattack against Saudi Arabia is a stark reminder about the cyber threats the region is facing today….

Louvre Abu Dhabi Announces Contemporary Commissions

World-renowned artists Giuseppe Penone and Jenny Holzer creating artworks which will be installed underneath the dome’s ‘Rain of Light’ Louvre Abu Dhabi has commissioned two internationally acclaimed artists to create site-specific artworks that will be displayed in the museum when opening…

Samsung’s Exploding Scandal in Numbers (Infographic)

2016 has been a bit of an unfortunate year for Samsung. The smartphone brand has been faced with bad press left, right and centre. Batteries on their new device, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 started bursting into flames. In September, they…

Trump Victory Leaves Capital Club Dubai Members Speechless

Early this morning, Capital Club Dubai members and media representatives were looking for a much needed dose of caffeine through event-sponsor, De’Longhi. They shuffled into the breakfast event at the Dubai International Financial Centre. The projector screens should have been…

GCC Women Striving Professionally, but Expect Employment Difficulties

In light of the upcoming Arab Women in Leadership and Business Summit, Oxford Strategic Consulting compiled key findings from its GCC Employment Reports 2016 to help shed light on female aspirations and employment views across the region. The reports, which…

Palazzo Versace Dubai Receives Prestigious “Luxury Hotel Brand” Award

Following the acceptance of the Global Excellence Award for Best New Hotel Opening 2016, Palazzo Versace Dubai was named the Middle East’s “Best Luxury Hotel Brand” at the 2016 World Luxury Hotel Awards on Saturday, 29th October. The ceremony, which…

Applications are open for the National Pavilion UAE’s 2017 Venice Internship at la Biennale di Venezia

Applications are open for the 2017 edition of the Venice Internship of the National Pavilion United Arab Emirates (UAE) – la Biennale di Venezia. The yearly internship program offers emerging arts professionals the opportunity to spend one month in Venice…

New York University Abu Dhabi to Host a Local Edition of the Hult Prize

College Sophomore Diego Sandoval recently announced that New York University Abu Dhabi has been selected to host a local edition of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses. The annual Hult Prize…

Dear Mr. Khalifa Haftar: An Open Letter from a Libyan Citizen

Dear Mr. Haftar, Please allow me to share a personal story that exemplifies the absurdities you have allowed to occur. Not many weeks ago, while seated in the kitchen of my grandmother’s peaceful house in Tripoli (or rather, the city…

Architecture Without Architects: Reflecting on the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale (National Pavilion UAE)

Yasser Elsheshtawy, the curator of Transformations: The Emirati National House, the exhibition presented by the National Pavilion UAE at the 2016 edition of la Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale), will speak at a series of public events at some of…

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) Announces Winner of Innovation 4 Impact Awards

A US company that allows Muslims around the world to hear Friday prayers from Islam’s holiest sites took first place in the Innovation 4 Impact Awards at the Global Islamic Economy Summit. The competition, organized by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority…

Exclusive: Robert De Niro Visits Dubai to Promote Projects in Antigua and Barbuda

Robert De Niro is expected to arrive in Dubai next week… and this time he means business. The veteran actor and producer (and venture capitalist) is one of many Hollywood A-listers to become involved in the Caribbean tourism industry in…

The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi Announces its Upcoming Public Program

he Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce a series of upcoming events, panel discussions and workshops for all ages as part of the public program of its current exhibition, Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents. Taking place…