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NYU Abu Dhabi to launch first ever Mars Atlas in Arabic
Culture & Education | Wednesday 20 July, 2022 3:27 pm
NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) research scientist Dimitra Atri has produced the world’s first ever Mars Atlas in Arabic. The atlas uses data exclusively created from the UAE’s Emirates Mars Mission (EMM), also known as Hope or Al-Amal, in an aim to make the Hope probe’s findings more accessible to...
Trends to Watch: Twitter unveils key trends shaping the Saudi conversation in 2022
Culture & Education | Wednesday 20 July, 2022 11:27 am
 People on Twitter ignite the conversations that shape what’s happening, with the biggest movements starting as a spark. Ideas become conversations, which in turn become seismic cultural shifts. Twitter’s recent report, developed in partnership with Pulsar & Canvas8, revealed the...
Manga Productions to move base to Prince Mohammed bin Salman Nonprofit City
Business & Money | Wednesday 20 July, 2022 11:22 am
Manga Productions, the leading producer of the creative content industry in the Arab region, announced on Monday it will move its headquarters to Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Nonprofit City, which will open in 2024. The relocation will “ignite a new media sector within the city,” a statement ...
Russia says it will fine Apple for violating antitrust laws
Business & Money | Wednesday 20 July, 2022 11:20 am
Russia’s competition authority said on Tuesday it would fine US tech giant Apple for violating Russian antitrust laws and abusing its dominant position in the app store market.The federal anti-monopoly service (FAS) said it would levy a turnover-based fine against Apple, the size of which would...
Disney secures record $9 billion in upfront ad sales for 2022-23
Business & Money | Wednesday 20 July, 2022 11:14 am
Walt Disney Co. has secured a record $9 billion in commitments from advertisers for fiscal 2022-23 as demand soars for live events and the upcoming ad tier of streaming platform Disney+.Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu brought in 40 percent of the total commitments, Disney said on Monday.The media...
SAMI Aerospace signs a contract with Airbus Helicopters Arabia
Business & Money | Tuesday 19 July, 2022 1:43 pm
SAMI Aerospace, a SAMI business division, has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters Arabia, the Kingdom’s subsidiary of Airbus helicopters to support SAMI in building its technical capabilities to provide rotercraft technical support to Saudi Armed forces.  This agreement will play...
Snap introduces web version of Snapchat app
Technology & IT | Tuesday 19 July, 2022 10:27 am
Snap Inc. said on Monday it is introducing the web version of its photo messaging app Snapchat, allowing users to chat, snap and video call from their computers.The company said that the feature will be exclusive to Snapchat+ subscribers beginning July 18 and will start with subscribers in the...
Saudi authorities order doubling of admission rates for in-demand university subjects
Culture & Education | Tuesday 19 July, 2022 10:17 am
Admission rates for students in a number of faculties at Saudi universities, including engineering, technology, business and medicine, are set to double compared with 2020 levels, education authorities have announced. The Council of Universities Affairs, chaired by Hamad Al-Sheikh, the...
New-age digital marketing company YAAP fully acquires Crayons Communications to boost its market footprint
Business & Money | Tuesday 19 July, 2022 9:29 am
YAAP, a specialized content and influencer marketing company with operations in the UAE, India and Singapore, has fully acquired Crayons Communications, a well-known advertising agency with offices in Dubai, Riyadh and Manama. The 100% acquisition will see Crayons Communications merge with...
Sharjah Summer Campaign 2022 kicks off
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 18 July, 2022 11:30 am
The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has announced the return of its annual Sharjah Summer Campaign. Running through 30th September, 2022, SCTDA’s seasonal campaign features an integrated package of exclusive hotel offers and discounts on an array of activities...