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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...