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Norton & Betabrand Unveil RFID-Blocking Jeans

How widespread is identity theft? It’s expected to impact over 10 million people next year. How widespread are blue jeans? About a billion people are wearing them right now. Could fashion provide the front line of defense against cyber crime? Norton, the leader in online security and Betabrand,...
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Majid Al Futtaim Ventures Announces Landmark Investment In Beam Wallet

Beam Wallet, a mobile commerce and rewards platform developed and launched in the UAE in 2012 – has announced a landmark investment from Majid Al Futtaim Ventures. The partnership marks a first-time entry into the fast growing tech industry for Majid Al Futtaim Ventures, which operates as the growth...
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UAE Launches Website To Spread Culture Of Innovation

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior hosted a ceremony in his office at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) to announce the launch of the Ministry of Interior’s brand new Innovation Website. A first-of-its-kind in the Middle East,...
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Virtual Sphere Keyboard Can Make You The Next Iron Man

A group of Lund University engineering students have designed a touch-free interface that enables advanced control of digital devices – simply by twisting and tapping an imaginary sphere. When Örs-Barna Blénessy and Holger Andersson met at Lund University, they were writing a lab report one day when...
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Wally + for Android: Now Available to Everyone

Wally, the world’s leading lifestyle app for insights into how your money behaves today announced the public release of Wally+ for Android. Over 5000 people from the global community helped by beta testing Wally+ to obtain early access. Wally first launched in 2013 on the iPhone where it maintained...
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BECO Capital increases its stake in propertyfinder

Following aggressive expansion in the region, going from two to seven markets in 12 months, propertyfinder’s lead investor, BECO Capital, has committed to further funding of the leading property site in the MENA region. “Execution is what will set aside a winner from its peers and the propertyfinder...
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YouTube Is Experimenting With GIF Style Videos

YouTube has started offering the capability to create GIF videos from its existing uploaded videos. It has started experimenting this feature on PBS Idea Channel’s page. How does it work? Simply click the share button, then drag the trim selector to pick the start and the end of your GIF video. The...
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THE Petroleum Institute Launches Solar Car

The Petroleum Institute (PI) today launched the solar-powered car that will represent the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the inaugural Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge, January 15-19, sponsored by ADNOC and hosted by Masdar. The super-sleek, high-tech vehicle will compete against 20 international teams in a...
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E-commerce In The Arab World To Reach USD10 Billion By 2018

Regional payment gateway Payfort has released its latest infographic providing an overview of the core markets in Egypt, KSA, Kuwait and the UAE. It includes insight into consumer behavior, the travel market and what we can expect in years to come. You can also read the full report here. According to...
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Gangnam Style Has Now Been Viewed 2,147,483,647 Times

Gangnam Style is still breaking records. The song also topped various music charts when it was first released, topping music charts across 30 countries. It was also the most liked video on YouTube and has become a permanent part of pop culture especially at the peak of its success in 2012. Psy’s...
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