Checkout FeedYak: A New Video Feedback App

FeedYak®, a video platform and app, has officially launched and is now available for both Android and iOS. The new platform is disrupting the way people request and give feedback, endorsements and recommendations about individuals and businesses. The app can be downloaded immediately at FeedYak.com...
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Worldwide Wearable Devices Sales to Grow 18.4 Percent in 2016

Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016, an increase of 18.4 percent from 232.0 million units in 2015 (see Table 1). Sales of wearable electronic devices will generate revenue of $28.7 billion in 2016. Of that, $11.5 billion will be from smartwatches. "From...
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CASHU moves its regulated business to Singapore

CASHU, one of the leading players in the online payment industry in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has announced that it has successfully migrated its regulated business to Singapore and is now regulated under The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The move, which follows a recent management...
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Etisalat launches new Personalised eLife TV Viewing Experience

Etisalat launched its new eLife user interface (UI), designed to create a deeply personalised experience as well as to improve content discovery across its eLife TV channels and on-demand services. The new eLife UI will be able to tailor programming to customer interests, allowing eLife TV viewers to...
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6 ‘Mobile-First’ Ways for Retailers in UAE to Keep Shoppers in their Stores

During the National Retail Federation (NRF) Retail’s BIG Show 2016, the largest retail show of the year, wireless network provider Aruba took the opportunity to collect new data on the the impact of shoppers’ mobile phone and retail mobile app usage on brick-and-mortar stores. During the course of...
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Digital threats for Modern Fans in UAE

Tamim Taufiq, Head of Norton by Symantec in the Middle East, has penned vital tips to keep all us modern and smart fans safe. Our beloved mobile devices now play a central role in the way we book tickets and experience concerts. However, today's "modern fan" needs to be aware of the new digital dangers....
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Samsung and Apple Continue to Lead as Top Global Semiconductor Customers in 2015

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2015, representing 17.7 percent of the market, according to Gartner, Inc. Samsung Electronics and Apple together consumed $59.0 billion of semiconductors in 2015, an increase of $0.8 billion from 2014 (see Table 1). "Samsung Electronics...
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Samsung Gear VR brings virtual technology to the masses

Virtual reality (VR) was among the top trends identified at CES 2016 in Las Vegas earlier this month. This industry interest reaffirms the potential of VR, which with its wide-ranging applications is not only transforming entertainment, gaming and business, but is transporting people to places they would...
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Netflix UAE has only 618 TV and Movie titles

Netflix video-streaming service Netflix went live in the UAE and more than 130 other countries last week. The service was launched with the offer of a one-month free ­trial, after users provide their credit card information. But according to Unotelly, a VPN service Netflix UAE has only 618 TV and...
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Digital brands win largest share of positive sentiment from consumers in 2015 UAE BestBrand Rankings

Digital brands dominate seven places in the UAE’s top 10 most positively perceived brands for 2015 following new entries from WhatsApp and YouTube, according to the 2015 BestBrand Rankings, launched today by global market research company, YouGov. The BestBrand Rankings are compiled using YouGov’s...
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