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A 1,000-year-old bowl from China’s Song dynasty sold at auction for $37.7m on Tuesday, breaking the record for Chinese porcelain, auction house Sotheby’s said. The small piece – which dates from 960-1127 – broke the previous record of $36.05 million set in 2014 for a Ming dynasty wine cup which...
Noon.com, a US$1 billion e-commerce platform founded by the Emaar Properties chairman Mohamed Alabbar, has launched its operations in the UAE. From Saturday September 30, customers can browse its catalogue of brands by visiting www.noon.com or by downloading the Noon Mobile App via Google Play Store. A mobile app via...
Real estate mogul Louis Glickman once said the best investment on earth is earth. And buyers in Dubai seem to be in agreement. The UAE’s resilient emirate continues to house the GCC’s strongest property market despite a stagnant three years caused mainly by economic slowdown, regional uncertainty and a rising...
Many people commonly purchase term or whole life insurance around the mid-life years after getting a few free insurance quotes from different companies. During these years, you may have gotten married, bought a house and had children. The thought of leaving a spouse and children without financial support in...
BRITAIN has awarded its first new nuclear power plant site license for 25 years to French energy giant EDF, which is looking to build a new station in southwest England. The Office for Nuclear Regulation on Monday granted the license to NNB Generation Company, a subsidiary of the French...
The popular ride service Uber is all set to roll out its new business venture in Dubai on Thursday. The new venture - UberEats - will revolutionise food delivery concept as the new app allows customers to browse more than 200 restaurants in Dubai, select their favourite food, pay with...
Cisco is paying $610 million to acquire Viptela, a software-defined-networks (SDN) start-up in Silicon Valley that was co-founded in 2012 by Pakistani-American entrepreneurs Amir Khan, Atif Khan and Khalid Raza. "Together, Cisco and Viptela will be able to deliver next-generation SD-WAN solutions to best serve all size and scale of...
Smokers and lovers of sugary drinks will find their wallets significantly lighter this Sunday - but will hopefully emerge much healthier and fitter as a result. In a landmark move, the price of tobacco products and caffeinated drinks is to double with the introduction of what has been labelled a...
It seems as if the rules of email marketing are changing all the time. As advancements in software continue to progress, so too must best practices for email marketing. Avoiding the Gmail spam filter should be your first priority. You can do so by connecting with your readers, getting...
A jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $55 million to a woman who claims talc in the company’s baby powder caused her ovarian cancer. On Monday, a jury in St. Louis, awarded Gloria Ristesund $5 million in damages and $50 million in punitive damages, Reuters reported. The verdict comes months...