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Steve Jobs Said It Best: Marketing is About Values (Video)

There is so much noise out there when it comes to the how and why of marketing. Thousands of marketing experts and gurus line up to throw some BS here and there, and show you how to market your product and…

Chat with Dr. Sayd Farook: Islamic Economy, Entrepreneurship and The Dubai Startup Ecosystem

The UAE today is a hub for entrepreneurship, finance, islamic banking, arts and everything in between. It can get messy at times to understand and appreciate the importance of the emirates as a global power player and trendsetter, so it is only fair…

Abu Dhabi Art 2015 Galleries and Programme of Art, Talks and Performances Revealed

Abu Dhabi, September 16 2015: Abu Dhabi Art presents a selection of the world’s leading modern and contemporary art galleries alongside a dynamic programme of performances, talks and sensational experiences taking place at Manarat Al Saadiyat from November 18 –…

Shut Up And Take Our Money: The One And Only ICON A5 Is A Plane Everyone Can Fly

If you’re one of the many who always dreamt of flying a plane but couldn’t afford to do so either because planes are so damn expensive or because learning how to fly one was a daunting undertaking, then rejoice because the…

VUL9 Security Solutions: How A Startup Is Trying To Build A Safer Cyberspace In The Middle East

Ashley Madison, Sony, the US government, Iran Nuclear Centrifuges and ARAMCO facilities in Saudi Arabia. These are just a few of the high profile targets that have been hacked in the past and that reminds us all how vulnerable the…

Coders Rejoice: Here Is The Software Engineer’s Ultimate Online Handbook by Toptal

Always wanted to take your coding game to a whole new level but never knew how? Overwhelmed with tons of online courses that promise to turn you into the next Mark Zuckerberg? How about a curated list of resources and…

Apple Is Running Low On Time: LVMH to Rival Apple Watch

It was reported a while back that tech tycoon LVMH has plans to release their own smart watch, presumably under one of their subsidiary companies, that would rival Apple’s Apple Watch, which was released earlier to mixed reviews. Apple is used…

Donald Trump Is The Right Guy For The Job And Here Is Why

Politics has never been this interesting or entertaining since Ronald Reagan, and judging from the growing interest in the presidential race and the plethora of candidates that would make any news channel salivate lining up the GOP field, we can’t help but admire…

Innovation 4 Impact Competition: Time To Get Your Ideas In Front of Decision Makers and Opinion Leaders

One of the models for entrepreneurial development which has attracted a lot of replication in many places, Dubai included, is the Singapore model.  Its government-led programs have sparked a rapidly developing venture capital ecosystem that, while dwarfed in size by…

Moroccan Global Alliance: An Elite Network Set On Transforming Morocco

Selective networks across the world are nothing scarce, from the dark Skull & Bones in Yale University to more transparent groups such as Kairos Society, they come in all sorts of flavours and degrees of openness. Yet, what these usually tend…

Cybersecurity in the Middle East: You’re Not As Safe As You Think

You go online, start shopping on on E-commerce site or open an online banking account with your financial institution, and a week later you find abnormal purchases made through your card or paid service signups under your name. This is…

The Golden Age Of Aviation: Emirates Strikes Back At US Airlines With Brilliant Ad (Video)

Dubai based carrier Emirates Airlines, the global aviation superpower accused of receiving government subsidies by US based carriers, has struck back with a brilliant ad lashing out against the current state of aviation. Titled Golden Age, the ad goes back in…

Ramadan: The Ultimate Guide To The Islamic Holy Month

Muslims around the world are preparing for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. From waking up in the early hours for a quick bite and sip of water, to the waiting – date in hand – for the seconds to…

Donald Trump Has Officially Announced His Run For President In 2016

HARD as it may be to believe, Donald Trump’s announcement on June 16th that he is running for president as a Republican is the first time that the property tycoon and media bon vivant has launched an official campaign. Mr Trump…

The All New BMW 7 Series: Driving Luxury (Video)

Slick, luxurious, elite, and fills you with confidence. It’s the all new BMW 7 Series! The new masterpiece goes head on against Audi’s and Mercedes’ new luxury cars, making it quite a hard choice for many to decide which baby…

Photographer Turns His Lens To Give An Inside Look Into The Syrian And Iraqi Conflicts

How much do you know about what’s going on the ground in Iraq and Syria? Who is fighting who? Can you put a face on the conflict? Why does a Kurdish female militia group take up arms and fight? Why do…

How Do You Actually Cancel A Football World Cup Tournament?

It has never been done before and no defined procedure for doing it exists but, in theory, withdrawing the right to host a World Cup from a host nation should be an easy thing to do. Football has been in…

Zara’s Owner Has Passed Warren Buffett To Become The World’s Second-Richest Man

Amancio Ortega, the Spanish fast-fashion baron behind Zara—known for peddling cheap, trendy items like $15 crop-tops—has surpassed Warren Buffett to claim the title of world’s second-richest person. His net worth, according to Bloomberg, is $71.5 billion compared to Buffett’s $70.2 billion—although Buffett…

World Cup 2022: Qatar Says No Lives Lost On World Cup Construction Sites

The Qatari government has issued a firm defence in response to a Washington Post article last week that claimed 4,000 migrant workers are likely to die while working on 2022 World Cup sites in Doha, and that 1,200 have already…

In Defence Of Sepp Blatter: You May Not Be Perfect, But Neither Are We

You know what’s more ignoble than being corrupt or having flaws and drawbacks, it’s being shamed for one’s faults and disregarded for one’s accomplishments. It is with a global euphoria that the world received the resignation of sepp blatter, and…