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Saudi Arabia to open MidEast's largest science laboratory
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Saudi Arabia to open MidEast's largest science laboratory

Friday, 27 March 2015 9:51 AM

The $100m facility is expected to open on Sunday with advanced testing capabilities

Payments giant Visa to open innovation centre in Dubai
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Payments giant Visa to open innovation centre in Dubai

Friday, 27 March 2015 9:50 AM

Announcement follows two-day visit to the UAE by visa's chief executive Charles Scharf

India ditches jail terms for offensive online posts
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India ditches jail terms for offensive online posts

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 12:24 PM

Verdict has been hailed as a victory for free speech in the world's largest growth market for the Internet

Twitter won't talk about Gulf jail sentences
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Twitter won't talk about Gulf jail sentences

Monday, 23 March 2015 10:11 AM

Twitter’s MENA head says it would be inappropriate to tell gov'ts not to jail users who post opinions on the social media website

Omantel shareholders approve debut sukuk plan
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Omantel shareholders approve debut sukuk plan

Sunday, 22 March 2015 7:56 PM

Telco gets the nod for first issuance of Islamic bonds, only the second such corporate deal in the sultanate

UAE is top-two victim of regional cyber attacks
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UAE is top-two victim of regional cyber attacks

Sunday, 22 March 2015 10:26 AM

Country is second most hit victim in the Middle East and 15th worldwide

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US, UAE agree deal to move forward on space cooperation
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US, UAE agree deal to move forward on space cooperation

Saturday, 21 March 2015 10:21 AM

Initial talks focus on long term sustainability of space activities, space security, space exploration, weather monitoring

US giant GE to invest $100m in new Saudi initiatives
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US giant GE to invest $100m in new Saudi initiatives

Saturday, 21 March 2015 2:20 AM

Investments aims to build innovation capacity, create jobs in advanced manufacturing and software analytics in Saudi Arabia

Siemens says first eco-trams built for Qatar Education City
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Siemens says first eco-trams built for Qatar Education City

Saturday, 21 March 2015 2:19 AM

Avenio tram bodies - the first of 19 - have been built at the Siemens production facility in Vienna,

UAE tech firm eyes Moroccan expansion after acquisition
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UAE tech firm eyes Moroccan expansion after acquisition

Friday, 20 March 2015 9:34 AM

Careem Networks, a web-based chauffeur-driven car booking service, to launch ops in Rabat and Casablanca

Emirates announces app launch for upcoming Apple Watch
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Emirates announces app launch for upcoming Apple Watch

Friday, 20 March 2015 2:22 AM

Dubai airline says it is the first carrier in the Middle East to offer an app for the new Apple product to be launched next month

UAE's Etisalat said to block second VoIP service
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UAE's Etisalat said to block second VoIP service

Thursday, 19 March 2015 2:57 PM

Move against Roamer comes just days after WhatsApp's new VoIP service was made unavailable by the operator

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Twitter says to open first MidEast office in Dubai
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Twitter says to open first MidEast office in Dubai

Thursday, 19 March 2015 2:49 PM

US-based social media network will focus on boosting advertising from local firms in region

Qatar's Ooredoo expects revenue to fall in 2015
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Qatar's Ooredoo expects revenue to fall in 2015

Thursday, 19 March 2015 12:31 PM

Annual profit for 2014 dropped 17% to $585m, the lowest since 2007

Bahrain's Batelco approves $110m cash dividend
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Bahrain's Batelco approves $110m cash dividend

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 3:59 PM

Shareholders of telecom operator raise full-year cash dividend to 25 fils per share for 2014


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