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Porsche Design Has It In The Bag

Porsche Design is upping the ante with their new range of women’s fine leather handbags. The introductory CosmoBag, released in all Porsch..

Wealth by U.S State: America’s Big Money

  Is your net worth debatable? This widely circulated map, produced by Movoto, got us wondering about the correlations between industry..

SUC research recognized

Sharjah’s Skyline University College (SUC) earned accolades for its scientific research, winning the award for “Best Scientific Research..

Squaring Off: BlackBerry Passport Gets Design Dialogue Going

BlackBerry is expected to release the much anticipated Passport smartphone this fall in the GCC, possibly even this month. While cyberspace ..

Five Places To Search For Fresh Inspiration

Whether at a conference or working late from home, how is that eureka moment very much the same? It’s the conditioning. Being in the momen..

I Left A Job that I Loved To Broaden My Horizons.. and It Taught Me How To Create “Space”

For what seemed like the longest time, I tried to figure out if there was ever a good time to leave behind a job I truly love. Specifically,..

du CCO Fahad Al Hassawi Talks IT Business Solutions

For the foreseeable future, cloud computing is the best solution for both SMEs and larger-scale business models. du Chief Commercial Officer..

The Power Of Architecture: How Your Environment Shapes Your Thoughts And Actions

In 1952, polio killed more children in America than any other communicable disease. Nearly 58,000 people were infected that year. The situat..

Q-Cab Transportation, Qatar’s Version Of Uber, Launches In September

Q-Cab Transportation, slotted for launch next month, will utilize new technology to enable customers to order taxi services by using mobile ..

Stacking The Construction Industry Odds In Your Favor: Communication, Cost Control, and Careful Planning

The construction industry is certainly not for the easygoing, faint-hearted type of person. Due to the client preferred procurement model to..

Emirati ’Trep Ahmed AlMentheri On Building Startup Success From The Ground Up

Emirati entrepreneur Ahmed AlMentheri encountered the same problems that a lot of other young enterprise hopefuls mention- closed doors, and..

Steve Mackie’s BSUQ Wants To Help You Start Your Business In Qatar

The tiny Arab Emirate is investing its large revenues from oil and gas in other economic sectors in order to expand its economic base and de..

Child Thought To Be “Cured” Of HIV Shows Renewed Signs Of Infection

Two years. That’s how long a Mississippi baby went without antiretroviral therapy before signs of the HIV virus were redetected in the chi..

Candid Cameras For Your Summer Vacay

Summer is here in full swing, and so are the gadgets that you need to capture and share your best moments. Whether you’re off scaling ..

Battle Of The Doppelgänger Startups That Want To Take You Places: Careem Vs. Carpool Arabia

The taxi takes an hour to pick you up, the driver is unaware of your destination, and to boot doesn’t have change. With the inconvenience ..

Katara Hospitality Chairman Sheikh Nawaf Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al-Thani Talks GCC Hospitality and Group’s Global Plans

“When I took over the reins of the company in 2003, I saw a great deal of potential for growth, but knew that we needed to alter and i..

Six Branding Principles To Take Into Consideration When Thinking Visual

The search for meaning and identity has always been and always will be a very deep need. The desire to deliver a specific message to consume..

Lorem Ipsum.. What? The Story Behind The “Dummy” Text That Caught On

If you’re a designer or you work in print media production, you’ll most likely recognize lorem ipsum. Or you may be a client who’s all..

Techie Art Installation With Tangible User-Generated Results

Imagine watching a tree grow in a matter of minutes. Now imagine that it’s your very own heartbeat that transforms that seedling into a to..

Flight-Friendly Grooming Essentials: Chanel For ‘Treps On The Go

Rather than packing your full-size grooming products for travel (or your gym bag), opt for these handy minis that are small enough to make i..

Going Global With Your Startup, One City At A Time

For all of our regular readers, you will by now have read my personal view and experiences from the past seven months. We have looked at the..

Golnaz van Huyssteen On The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence

Operations Manager of the Robot Technology Exhibition (RTEX), Golnaz van Huyssteen, discusses the what, who, and when, of A.I., and how it..

Book Review: Stress Test: Reflections On Financial Crisis by Timothy F. Geithner

If there is anyone out there who is qualified to write about financial crisis, it’s Tim Geithner. As a witness to not just the major crisi..

Married Startups: Middle East Relationships With Billion Dollar Valuations

STARTUP TRIVIA What do Eventbrite, Modcloth, and PopSugar Inc have in common? In addition to valuations in the US$1b, al three startups were..

Ritz-Carlton’s Adel Al Mahboob Insists On The Executive Experience

Adel Al Mahboob, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, is big on “thoughtful extras” for their business travelers. Al Mahboob, a 3..