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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…

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…

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…

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…

Swedish Technology Company Anima Launches Kronaby

The Swedish technology company Anima announced the release date of Kronaby, a new contemporary watch brand. The first Kronaby watch will see the light on 26th January 2017 and will be available for exclusive pre-ordering within the European Union, at www.kronaby.com. The…

Champagne De Watère Wins the Prestigious Great Gold medal at IWGA 2016

The results of the International Wine Guide Awards 2016 are out and Champagne De Watère won the prestigious Great Gold medal for both of their Champagnes! Great Gold is only awarded when Gold is not sufficient and rarely occurs. This year,…

Expo 2020 Dubai’s Premier Partnerships Take off with Emirates Airline

Expo 2020 Dubai has announced Emirates Airline as its Official Airline Partner. The partnership, signed by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, and Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister…

Free Zone of the Future Program Launched by World Free Zones Organization

 World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) today launched the ‘Free Zone of the Future Program’ on day two of its 2nd Annual International Conference and Exhibition currently underway in Dubai. The Free Zone of the Future Program is an international initiative…

Disruptive Innovation in Diamond Investment: Shining Bright in an “Opaque” Market

Loose diamonds are the most concentrated form of portable wealth in the world and yet, due to what has been described as “opaque” trading practices in the commodity, they have remained an unregulated and non-interchangeable asset class – until now….

VUL9 Security Solutions: UAE’s Newest Cybersecurity Provider Warns of Weak Cyber Defences in the GCC

The recent Qatar National Bank data leak came as a reminder to companies and governments alike in the GCC that cybersecurity is no joke (Check if you have been affected by the leak here). Whether it is financial institutions, digital…

World Class Innovations Maintain Dubai’s Status as One of the World’s Top Investment Destinations

Dubai remains a key destination for global investors, as many of the city’s upcoming property developments are set to break dozens of Guinness World Records over the next few years—records that will be in good company with existing world record…

The Top 5 Traits Of The Best Startups In The Middle East

At the Seedstars World Finals in Switzerland earlier this month, there were two startups from the Middle East among the 12 finalists, and many more among the 50+ startups from around the world. Omniup Ads from Morocco and Yaqut from…

From Arabia to the World: Mandilicious to Bring Its Authentic Cuisine of Arabia to Canada

The highly acclaimed and popular restaurant chain in the Middle East, Mandilicious™, will soon open its doors in Canada, following a Master Franchise Agreement signed with a private investment group. The first outlet will open before summer 2016, in a…

Arab World’s Leading Investment Bank Introduces EFG One on One MENA Consensus, a Unique Real-Time Poll of Top Global Investors and Listed Companies

New annual survey will be a feature of the largest MENA investor conference, which grew in size once more in 2016 More than 455 international fund managers and institutional investors from 221 institutions with aggregate assets under management in excess…

Book Your Spot: MENA Cristal Innovation & Digital Congress – February 18

The MENA Cristal Innovation & Digital Congress is an event tailored for Marketers and the Advertising industry. This year, the 11th Edition is held in Dubai on February 18th @Sofitel Jumeirah Beach. Attendees will benefit from regional and international expertise, through…

Leading Online Beauty Store Basharacare Expands across the GCC

BasharaCare, the leading online beauty store in the UAE, has now opened up to shoppers in the rest of the GCC. This expansion opens up BasharaCare’s unique shopping experience to customers across the gulf, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman,…

Jumeirah Group Appointed By Select Group for Marina Gate

Jumeirah Group, the global hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has signed an agreement with Select Group to manage 508 properties within Marina Gate, their flagship residential development at the gateway to Dubai Marina. Jumeirah Group will bring its luxury hospitality…

Launch of the Arabia CSR Awards 9th Cycle

The 2016 edition of the Arab Region’s most sought after annual awards was officially introduced in a press launch in Cairo, Egypt. In a new move, the Arabia CSR Awards 2016 first public launch was held outside the United Arab…

Mindshare’s “Content Decoded” Wraps Up in Dubai

Mindshare, which is part of WPP, is a global media agency network helping clients to make collaborative and adaptive decisions across their paid, owned, and earned marketing in real-time. “Content Decoded,” the agency’s themed annual media summit, came to a…