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The Bigger Picture: Dubai International as Viewed from Space

Dubai International (DXB) makes an indelible impression even when viewed from outer space with the addition of Concourse D. Concourse D, which is the last...

Brexit will allow Middle East investors eyeing London property to benefit

With Britain waking up to a new and uncertain dawn, Cluttons, the leading international real estate consultancy has said that for those invested in...

Impact of the Leave Vote on UK property

One of the first outcomes from the result of the referendum is that the value of the pound will inevitably fall in the near-term,...

58% of UAE consumers enjoy the hunt for a good deal

Consumers Use In-Store Conveniences Such as Banking (55%), Fast Food Services (52%) Or Pharmacy (52%) Part of the fun of shopping is the thrill of...

Tough times for UAE retailers; Consumers spend on out-of-home dining

The retail sector in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi saw no noticeable growth during first half of 2016, according to Knight Frank. Demand remained subdued...

The New Kindle: Thinner and lighter, with twice the memory

Amazon today introduced a new Kindle, making its most affordable reader thinner, lighter, and with twice the memory as the previous generation for the...

Dubai Properties launches flexible payment plan for Ramadan

Leading developer to offer flexible, post-handover payment plans in key mid-market developments at Arabella and Serena Dubai Properties, a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer...

Dubai, Abu Dhabi amongst The Most Expensive Cities Worldwide

Dubai and Abu Dhabi have been ranked the most expensive cities to live in across the Middle East, according to Mercer’s 2016 Cost of...

Increase In U.S. Rig Count Will Not Cap Oil Prices

The impact of rising oil prices on North American light tight oil (LTO) production is said to be a “Catch 22”, the title of...

Instagram tops half a billion users

Instagram blew past a significant milestone today by hitting 500M monthly users. The Facebook property is also over 300M daily active users with a striking...

Forget Alexa and Siri, The Google app is your doctor

Picture this: you woke up today with a headache. It’s been getting worse all day, and you aren’t sure if you should be worried...

As expected, Android apps on Chromebook launch with bugs

The Play Store is officially on Chrome OS. More precisely, it is out for one device - the ASUS Chromebook Flip - and only...

Apple, Dubai Duty Free expand retail portfolio

Dubai Duty Free officially opened two Apple store programmes at Dubai International T3 on 14 June. The stores are said to represent the largest Apple experience...

Dubai to host World Real Estate Congress in 2018

Dubai Business Events, the city's official convention bureau and a division of Dubai Tourism, in partnership with the Dubai Real Estate Institute, DREI, the...

Just a fraction of Amazon Eco skills can keep you busy...

Amazon recently announced that the Alexa AI powering its voice speakers has now learned 1,000 “skills”. In case you’re not up to date, we...

Smartphones are Top Productivity Killer

While technology helps workers stay connected while away from the office, in many cases it is causing them to disconnect while in the office,...

World’s First Tango-Enabled Smartphone – PHAB2 Pro

Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) launched the much anticipated PHAB2 Pro – the world’s first Tango-enabled smartphone to enable augmented reality experiences –...

Microsoft unveils Xbox One S

The Xbox One just got a lot smaller. Announced today at E3 in Los Angeles, the new Xbox One S takes the original Xbox...