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Sony returns to demonstrate 'Beyond Definition' vision
Technology & IT | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 11:17 am
Sony Professional, the world leading supplier of audio visual and technology solutions, returns to Cabsat for the 19th consecutive year. With Sony’s focus on 4K technologies and innovative solutions for the broadcast industry, attendees will be able to experience stunning content first-hand,...
Investcorp portfolio company L’azurde announces dividend of $16.7 million
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 11:13 am
Investcorp, the asset management firm specialising in alternative investments, today announced that its portfolio company L’azurde, one of the world’s top five gold jewellery manufacturers, has distributed $16.7 million in dividends to its shareholders, following a strong performance in...
France will be attending CABSAT in Dubai in March 2015
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 10:43 am
This year, Business France is proud to present 20 innovative companies on the French Pavilion. The audiovisual sector in France is mainly driven by the development of digital technology that has led to radical changes both in industry and in the services development. The major event of recent...
Bayt.com Named Among Top 10 Best Places to Work in Asia
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 10:28 am
Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading career site, has been named among the top 10 Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Asia, in the prestigious 2015 Best Workplaces in Asia awards that were announced this month. The ranking follows Bayt.com’s top-10 ranking in the Top Places to Work in the UAE...
McDonald’s and MasterCard Announce Three-Year Strategic Collaboration
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 10:22 am
MasterCard and McDonald’s today announced a strategic collaboration to introduce innovative electronic payment solutions at McDonald’s restaurants in Saudi Arabia and across other key markets in the Middle East and Africa. The announcement, which highlights the iconic quick-service brand’s...
Cabinet discusses nuclear pacts with South Korea
Government | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 7:38 am
Adel Al-Toraifi, minister of culture and information, said the Cabinet meeting on Monday discussed several draft agreements signed with South Korea on nuclear energy. The two sides agreed last week to conduct a feasibility study on building nuclear reactors worth SR7.5 billion across the country....
Makkah governor stresses key role of universities
Culture & Education | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 7:31 am
Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, said that scientific research is the launch pad for universities to play greater role in community services. He said this while receiving President of the Umm Al-Qura University Bakri Assas, a science research team of the Technology Invention Center at the...
Transport, telecom services reviewed
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 7:29 am
The Council of Economic and Development Affairs held a meeting in Riyadh on Monday under the chairmanship of Defense Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman, chief of the Royal Court, and discussed matters related to transport, telecom services and other development projects.The meeting heard a...
Eight-year limit on expats’ stay to be implemented in stages
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 6:41 am
The Labor Ministry has denied a report that it plans to limit the stay of foreign workers to eight years, but a ministry source on Monday insisted that the proposal is being studied and would be implemented. The source was quoted in a local publication as saying that the implementation would be...
New Retina MacBook release
Technology & IT | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 1:08 am
Apple CEO Tim Cook took to the stage on 9 March at the company's Spring Forward Apple Watch event to unveil the latest development in its MacBook line-up, simply named the New MacBook to create an all-new notebook line, rather than MacBook Pro or MacBook Air (those got their own, smaller updates)....