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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...
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...
Dubai Police is set to put its first robot into service next year, it was announced on Monday. The brief announcement was tweeted by Dubai Media Office as part of GITEX Technology Week in Dubai. The tweet gave no further details but earlier this year it was reported that Dubai Police...
Hipsters beware. Instagram is being flooded with sexually explicit images, and there's nothing the company can do about it. Users of the photo-sharing website are uploading tens of thousands of raunchy pictures under various pornography hashtags, which can be accessed by anyone using the site, the Huffington Post reported. And while...
(NEWSER) – One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory—she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday that Lavigne, whose last album came out in 2013, was the celebrity...
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...
Love ‘em or hate ’em, tweets are about to get a whole lot longer. Twitter representatives announced Tuesday that the addictive microblogging site will be testing a 280-character limit for tweets, doubling its current 140-character standard. The expanded space is currently available only to a small test group, but the blog...
Viewers, beware: while you’re watching TV, your TV might be watching you back. A security firm discovered that Samsung’s Smart TV can give hackers access to the device’s built-in camera and microphones, allowing them to watch everything you do. The Malta-based firm ReVuln posted a video showing its team of...
Apple is said to be looking at ways to remove adverts from its rumoured TV set in a bid to boost sales if and when the device launches later this year. The company has reportedly spoken with broadcasters about the deal and is even thought to have offered to compensate...
Unrestricted usage of cell phones has affected the efficacy of schools and workplaces. Cell phones should only be allowed to use under strict rules and conditions. Some of the reasons about setting social rules about cell phone use in schools and workplaces are highlighted in this article. Cell phones...
Revolution in any sector always needs a revolutionary action triggered with intent to change the structure of the status quo. The action should be driven by out of the box notions, ideas and proposals. ‘Duski’ is precisely a similar attempt to revolutionize and transfigure the field of health in Pakistan. As Mother Teresa...
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has become an ally for Marissa Mayer after the Yahoo! chief came under fire for ordering stay-at-home employees back to the office. In an article published on Thursday to herald the release of her first book Lean In, described by Sandberg as a 'sort of...
(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc must defend against a lawsuit accusing the popular ride-sharing service of discriminating against blind people by refusing to transport guide dogs, a federal judge ruled. In a decision late Friday night, U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Jose, California, said the plaintiffs could pursue...
Apple is reportedly about to enter the world of “smart home” technology in a big way. According to the Financial Times, Apple is positioning the iPhone as a remote control for home automation, allowing you to turn on the lights, adjust the heat and control appliances with the device. Details of...
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...
It turns out opting to not allow apps to know your location doesn't completely protect you from the threat of being tracked, according to a new study. For now, there isn't an app capable of tracking you without your permission. But a new study out of the Department of Computer and Electrical...
Now is the right time again an alternate month of November 2014 and an alternate round of free Wordpress topic discharges! Not long from now we have a decent topic for authors called "Yarn", a great choice of business style topics that you ought to have the capacity to...
A flying car from Massachusetts-based firm Chas made its first public flight, soaring for 20 minutes in front of aviation enthusiasts in Wisconsin. The Transition vehicle is part-sedan, part-private jet and is due to go on sale as early as 2015. It was driven around the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh air show...
When faced with a question or obstacle in life, odds are you've turned to Google for guidance once, twice, or maybe a few hundred times. Well, thanks to a new website created by Google's News Lab and visual data journalist Xaquin G.V., you can take comfort in knowing you're not...
It may not be the obvious choice when looking for a hands-free way to use your phone, but a company in the Netherlands has developed an e-cigarette that can make and receive calls. Created by Netherlands-based firm Supersmoker, the e-cigarette is the world’s first electronic smoking device to wirelessly connect...
Each social media platform has cultivated a unique identity thanks to the demographics of the people who participate in the network. Some platforms are preferred by young adults, who are most active in the evening, others by high-income professionals, who are posting throughout the workday. We explained in a recent report why many...
We know him as 'Success Kid' - the toddler with a clenched fist and look of satisfaction who's become the internet's most positive meme. But now Sam Griner is eight years old and is using his online fame to help out his sick dad. His mother, Laney Griner from...
Passengers flying into, or out of Europe, will now be able to use portable electronics including phones and tablets at any time during their flights. Starting immediately, European-based airlines can, at their own discretion, allow passengers to leave electronics on throughout the entire flight, without putting them into Airplane...
After signing an agreement with the Afghan government on Tuesday, Etisalat Afghanistan, the United Arab Emirates or UAE based telecommunications service provider, will launch the country's first trial 4G network. The announcement comes just one year after Etisalat Afghanistan obtained their 3G license. "The trial of 4G technology in Afghanistan is...
There are ten emails that need responded to and your phone just started ringing. You pick it up and it's a client calling. While you're talking to your client, you hear the ding of a text message. It's your web designer texting you about a problem with your new...
When it comes to the future, there are a few technological wonders that generally come to mind: personal jet packs, housekeeping robots and, of course, self-driving cars. Out of these commonly wished for future inventions, self-driving cars are closer than ever to becoming a reality, with numerous advances in...
Work culture represents the values, norms, systems, symbols, beliefs, habits, and overall behavior of people in the workplace. A strong culture isn’t something that can be developed on its own or overnight for that matter. You have to breed in and nurture it into your business settings. A “strong” culture...
A device developed in the 1930s may be the most successful cancer cure ever invented. Rife frequency therapy is an early, non-toxic cancer treatment that has fallen into obscurity — but one that deserves to be resurrected! In 1933, an American inventor named Royal R. Rife invented an audio-frequency emitting device that...
Big data is more than just a marketing tool. It's a way to aggregate together useful information and draw interesting conclusions. For example, banks and other companies that compile data about consumer purchases are starting to learn things about how people spend money and ways that they could save....
We look at structures like Versailles or the Great Pyramid and marvel at how they were built on the whims of rich and powerful individuals. But here's the thing. Louis XIV, with his fancy house, and Khufu, with his big gravestone, haven't got a thing on Google CEO Larry Page. Page is...
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