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Historic Jeddah Festival opens with fanfare
Culture & Education | Friday 16 January, 2015 1:54 am
Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed, chairman of the Tourism Development Council, opened the second Historic Jeddah Festival here Wednesday, which will feature 89 heritage, recreational, cultural and marketing events.Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and...
Saudia: Canceled ticket’s refund to be sent to account
Business & Money | Friday 16 January, 2015 1:52 am
Saudi Arabian Airlines announced Thursday it would deposit the refund amount of canceled cash tickets in customers’ accounts in seven days.“The new service will save a lot of time and energy of customers,” said Mohammed Al-Bakri, executive vice president for finance at the airline.Refund...
Travel boost: Jazan, Abha, Arar to get new airports
Business & Money | Friday 16 January, 2015 1:50 am
The General Authority of Civil Aviation will build three new airports in Jazan, Abha and Arar this year as part of efforts to meet the demand of growing passenger traffic. This has been revealed by Prince Fahd bin Abdullah, president of GACA.Speaking to reporters after inspecting progress of work...
IBM Launches Most Powerful and Secure System Ever Built
Technology & IT | Friday 16 January, 2015 1:40 am
IBM [NYSE: IBM] has announced the z13—one of the most sophisticated computer systems ever built. It delivers scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics to help meet the expectations of consumers for speed and safety for trillions of transactions in the mobile economy....
10 Cars Set to Hit the Roads in 2015
Cars & Autos | Friday 16 January, 2015 12:29 am
As we move out of the haze of end-of-year celebrations and back into high gear for 2015, let’s take a look at what the automobile industry has to offer us this new year. With everything from compact hatchbacks to powerful all-wheel drives to highly exclusive luxury sedans, this list has a little...
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 15 January, 2015 3:55 pm
-Technology to play a key role in Middle East travel for this year-Travellers will be looking for all-round travel experiences In a media round table hosted by Amuda Goueli, CEO and cofounder of Destinia.com, the online travel agency revealed this year’s trends for the travel industry in the...
Philips monitor with Adobe RGB technology ensures color consistency for professionals
Technology & IT | Thursday 15 January, 2015 3:40 pm
MMD, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors, today announced a new 27-inch IPS-AHVA display with factory-calibrated color support across the Adobe RGB color space. With the wide gamut of Adobe RGB, the display can reproduce over one billion colors with...
Ericsson takes legal action to ensure fair licensing agreement with Apple for mobile technology
Technology & IT | Thursday 15 January, 2015 1:54 pm
Following Apple's action, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has today filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas requesting a ruling on Ericsson's proposed global licensing fees with Apple. During the past two years of negotiations, the companies have not been...
Liquid Jade S: Faster, More Powerful, Still Beautiful
Technology & IT | Thursday 15 January, 2015 1:06 pm
Acer announces the Liquid Jade S that brings additional speed and performance into the Liquid Jade smartphone series. Akin to the original Liquid Jade, the new S version continues to astonish with its superb sleek looks featuring 4G LTE connectivity, true octa-core processing power with 64-bit...
Eight detours set to ease traffic at Grand Mosque
Government | Thursday 15 January, 2015 3:01 am
Makkah’s traffic department has approved eight detours to ease congestion close to the Grand Mosque caused by huge numbers of Umrah pilgrims and visitors.Col. Salman bin Mayous Al-Jumaihi, director of the traffic department, said the measures have been taken to prevent pilgrims heading to the...