October 15, 2018

The Chinese phone giant that beat Apple to Africa

One of China’s biggest smartphone makers has never sold a handset in the country. Yet thousands of miles away, it dominates markets across Africa. Unknown in the West, Transsion has left global players like Samsung and Apple trailing in its wake in a continent that’s home to more"...

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October 15, 2018

KhalifaSat countdown begins

The team from Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) are looking relaxed ahead of the planned October 29 launch of KhalifaSat. They are in Japan to conduct the final tests on the satellite as it was prepared for the mating with the launch vehicle at the Tanegashima Space Centre

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October 15, 2018

UAE gold prices rising ahead of Diwali

Dubai: Gold jewellery rates in the UAE are again on the rise after declining for quite some time, as people are buying into the precious metal amid uncertainties in equities.

The price of 24-karat gold stood at Dh148"...

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October 15, 2018

LMIFW: Indian designers celebrate love on runway

Over 40 renowned designers including names like Manish Malhotra, Samant Chauhan and Gaurav Gupta came together to celebrate the power of genderless love and the Supreme Court’s decision to repeal Section 377, which criminalised homosexuality, at the grand finale of the Lotus Make-up"...

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October 15, 2018

Top firms to showcase innovations in packaging materials...

Leading companies from across the globe will showcase their latest innovative high-performance packaging materials and solutions at the 6th Specialty Packaging Films Asia conference, to be held next year in Thailand.

The event will take place on March 19 and 20, 2019, in Bangkok,"...

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October 15, 2018

Visa to unveil new platform, Fintech startups at Gitex

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, will showcase its Visa Developer platform and fintech partners from regional programs including winners of its ‘Everywhere Initiative’ and participants of DIFC’s Fintech Hive accelerator program, at the Gitex Future Stars.

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October 15, 2018

BOE’s Carney warns against `weaponization’ of...

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned against “weaponising” assets in the global financial system as central bank chiefs fretted about the impact of a trade war.

Speaking at the Group of 30 conference"...

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October 15, 2018

Executive travel: Singapore Airlines' Premium Economy a...

With pressure on companies to reign in costs - while still ensuring their executives arrive after a flight as fresh as possible – the Premium Economy ticket is proving increasingly attractive.

Singapore Airline’s"...

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October 15, 2018

Apple buys music start-up to aid targeting content

Apple has acquired music analytics start-up Asaii, Axios reported on Sunday, citing sources, in a bid to strengthen content recommendations to its music users.

Apple’s deal to buy Asaii was worth less than $100"...

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October 15, 2018

Eight in 10 Middle East business execs say tech is part...

The majority of business executives in the Middle East believe technology is firmly embedded in the daily activities of the region and that industries and governments are using it to transform their core operations and reshape methods of working and communicating, a new report says.

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