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TECNO launches SPARK 4 with 6.52" screen and 13mp AI triple camera Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday 6 November 2019  

2019 Global premier mobile phone brand TECNO Mobile unveiled its latest offering, the TECNO SPARK 4 smartphone, equipped with AI Bright Camera. This model has an extra large screen and a 13MP AI Triple Rear Camera. Priced at AED 459 with 32GB ROM+ 3GB RAM , and AED 529 with 64GB ROM + 4GB RAM...

Del Monte® Opens Its Fresh-Cut Facility in Kuwait -Wednesday 6 November 2019  

Del Monte®, a leading provider of fresh, healthy and great-tasting food to consumers around the globe, opened its fresh-cut facility in Kuwait on Monday October 21, 2019. The opening comes in line with Del Monte’s endeavors to expand in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in...

Mohamed bin Zayed Inaugurates EDGE, An Advanced Technology Conglomerate, Poised to Transform Defence Industrial... -Tuesday 5 November 2019  

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces today inaugurated EDGE, a company set to reposition the UAE as a notable global player in advanced technology. With the digital era creating unprecedented challenges...

Edoardo Rizzi, Former Viavi and TekComms Leader, Joins Empirix Leadership Team -Tuesday 5 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Empirix® Inc., a leader in network test automation and service and application performance visibility today announced that Edoardo Rizzi has been appointed SVP, Product Management and Marketing. Prior to his appointment, Rizzi held leadership roles at Viavi/JDSU, Trendium, and...

GA-ASI’s Predator Series Aircraft Pass Six Million Flight Hours -Tuesday 5 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) today announced that its Predator®-series of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), which includes the Predator, Predator B, Gray Eagle, Avenger® and MQ-9B SkyGuardian® lines, has surpassed six million flight hours. The milestone...

Atkins appoints Edward McIntosh as Regional Design Director for the Middle East -Tuesday 5 November 2019  

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward McIntosh as Regional Design Director for the Middle East. Based in the United Arab Emirates, he will focus on expanding Atkins’ design and architecture business presence and capitalizing on its regional...

Stars of Science Welcomes Newborn to the Family -Tuesday 5 November 2019  

In a season of many firsts, Stars of Science welcomed a new face into their midst as Season 11 finalist Nuha Abu Yousef delivered a baby boy – while participating in Qatar Foundation’s (QF) premier innovation TV program. The Jordanian doctor’s accomplishment shatters stereotypes and...

ABS Classes World’s Biggest Floating Wind Turbine -Monday 4 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The largest floating wind turbine in the world, an 8.4-megawatt (MW) ABS-classed offshore wind turbine, is about to be installed. It is the first of three ABS-classed, SEMI Submersible Type units designed by Principle Power housing MHI Vestas turbines that will make up for a...

Timeless Peru to come alive at Expo 2020 Dubai -Monday 4 November 2019  

Peru kicked off its plans at Expo 2020 Dubai  with a  ground-blessing ceremony, led by H.E. Edgar Vásquez, the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru, Mr. Luis Torres, the Executive President of the Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Export and Tourism (PROMPERÚ), Alvaro Silva...

Saputo Family Makes Visionary $10 Million Donation to Support First-of-its-kind Social Innovation Centre at Concordia... -Monday 4 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A visionary gift of $10 million from the Mirella & Lino Saputo Foundation and the Amelia & Lino Saputo Jr. Foundation will allow the creation of a first-of-its-kind multi-stakeholder collaboration centre at Concordia University. The new SHIFT Centre for Social...

Dangerous Driving Increases Slightly, but Remains on Relatively Low Level – ‘UAE Road Safety Monitor’... -Monday 4 November 2019  

The results of the 8th cycle of the unique and long-running ‘UAE Road Safety Monitor’ study once again underline the authorities’ efforts to further improve the country’s road infrastructure and this directly contributes to all-time-high values for driving enjoyment and a slight decrease...

11th Edition of International Perishables Expo Middle East to Highlight Latest Trends and Technologies of... -Monday 4 November 2019  

The upcoming 11th edition of International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP DUBAI), the Middle East’s leading exhibition for the fresh produce business, which will be held from November 12 to November 14, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), is expected to throw the spotlight on emerging...

Largest Horticultural Trade Fair in the Gulf Region to Start from November 12 to 14 -Monday 4 November 2019  

To meet the increasing demands in the sector, International Plants Expo Middle East (IPM DUBAI), the region’s leading horticultural event, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Airports, jointly...

Takeda Reports Solid Second Quarter FY2019 Results and Raises Profit Guidance for the Full Year -Sunday 3 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502)(NYSE:TAK): Underlying Revenue declined -0.2% vs FY2018 H1 pro-forma revenue2 Takeda’s 14 global brands with reported revenue of 547.0 billion yen in aggregate posted a strong year-over-year underlying growth of...

Sharjah Research Academy, University of Sharjah, SEWA and QATRA organise workshop on ‘Wastewater Treatment &... -Sunday 3 November 2019  

The Sharjah Research Academy organised a workshop on ‘Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Methods in cooperation with the University of Sharjah, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) and QATRA, a joint venture to develop a new water reuse plant in Sharjah. The workshop was part of the...

Lesaffre Optimistic About the Region after Successful Gulfood Manufacturing Showcase -Sunday 3 November 2019  

As curtains came down at the Gulfood Manufacturing showpiece, regional food processors and manufacturers were upbeat about the industry’s performance and growth, which are mainly driven by a ballooning appetite for healthier options, safer products and efficient food production...

Select Group announces completion of Studio One in Dubai Marina -Sunday 3 November 2019  

Select Group, UAE’s leading real estate developer, has begun handover of its premium urban development Studio One in Dubai Marina. Situated in the heart of the up and coming west-end of the Dubai Marina, Studio One is located within close proximity to the Bluewaters Island and next door to...

YITU Attended ICCV 2019 with Self-developed Cloud AI Chip, Showcasing Integrated Software and Hardware Strength -Saturday 2 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 17th International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2019) was convened in Seoul, South Korea this week. YITU Technology attended the conference with its latest researches. Known as the world’s top-notch computer vision conference, ICCV is held once every two years, of...

Expo 2020 buzz adds to positive traction in UAE realty market -Saturday 2 November 2019  

Less than a year ahead of the World Expo 2020 Dubai, the buzz of one of the biggest global events is already being experienced by the market players across the sectors, particularly the UAE’s real estate industry, according to an expert. “The upcoming Expo 2020 is adding to the business...

Talented Trio of Stars of Science Innovators Head to Grand Final -Saturday 2 November 2019  

The stakes were high in the penultimate episode of Stars of Science Season 11, as the final four contestants in Qatar Foundation’s edutainment TV show were determined to earn top marks from the jury in the last elimination round and secure their place in the Grand Final. In this week’s...