IAB GCC announces new Board members and elects Chair and Vice Chair

IAB GCC announces new Board members and elects Chair and Vice Chair

Dubai – United Arab Emirates – The IAB GCC held its General Assembly on 6 April 2022 in which it announced the new Board for the 2022-2024 period. Comprised 15 different companies representing: · Publishers/Sales Houses: Anghami, Augustus Media, Choueiri Group, MBC, MMP · Agencies: GroupM, Havas, MCN, Omnicom Media Group, Publicis Media · Technology Platforms: Amazon, Google, Meta, Snap, Twitter In the first board meeting of their term on 21 April 2022, representatives of these companies re-elected Rayan Karaky as Chair of the Board Michel Malkoun as Vice-Chair of…

TRON Founder H.E. Justin Sun Announces the Launch of USDD — A Decentralized Stablecoin

TRON Founder H.E. Justin Sun Announces the Launch of USDD — A Decentralized Stablecoin

GENEVA – H.E. Justin Sun, Founder of TRON, announced today in an open letter on Twitter that an all-new stablecoin is launching on the TRON blockchain, USDD (or Decentralized USD), marking its official entry into the field of decentralized stablecoin. TRON DAO will partner with other blockchain industry leaders to establish USDD. It will leverage the power of mathematics and algorithms to achieve the overarching goal of financial freedom for all. In another open letter, Sun mentioned that a TRON DAO Reserve would be established to ensure the sustainable development…

ADCB Islamic Banking announces latest winners of Millionaire Savings Accounts

ADCB Islamic Banking announces latest winners of Millionaire Savings Accounts

Abu Dhabi, 22 April 2022: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) Islamic Banking announced March 2022 million-dirham winner of its Millionaire Destiny Savings Account (MDSA) and the winner of the Emirati Millionaire Savings Account (EMSA) grand prize, bringing the total millionaires announced so far to 158 millionaires from all walks of life. Ms. Asma Makki, Millionaire Destiny Savings Account (MDSA) customer is the latest winner in the monthly prize draw of AED 2,000,000 for MSDA account holders. The other winner of AED 500,000, from EMSA is Mr. Saqer Almansoori. Additionally, 20…

Technology Innovation Institute Announces Launch of NOOR, the World’s Largest Arabic NLP Model

Technology Innovation Institute Announces Launch of NOOR, the World’s Largest Arabic NLP Model

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Technology Innovation Institute (TII), a global research center and applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council, today announced the launch of NOOR, the world’s largest Arabic natural language processing (NLP) model to date. TII’s team of advanced researchers and Artificial Intelligence (AI) specialists, has joined forces with LightOn, a technology company that unlocks extreme-scale machine intelligence for businesses, to transform the Arabic NLP model. The NOOR model has the capability to carry out tasks beyond the domain of language – offering…

ADCB Islamic Banking announces latest winners of Millionaire Savings Accounts

ADCB Islamic Banking announces latest winners of Millionaire Savings Accounts

Abu Dhabi, 24 March 2022: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) Islamic Banking announced February 2022 million-dirham winner of its Millionaire Destiny Savings Account (MDSA) and the winner of the Emirati Millionaire Savings Account (EMSA) grand prize, bringing the total millionaires announced so far to 157 millionaires from all walks of life. Mr. Motassem A. Millionaire Destiny Savings Account (MDSA) customer is the latest winner in the monthly prize draw of AED 1,000,000 for MSDA account holders. The other winner of AED 500,000, from EMSA is Mr. Farid Juma. Additionally, 20 other customers have won AED…

UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science Names Fourth Cycle Awardees

UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science Names Fourth Cycle Awardees

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP) announced the winners of its fourth cycle grant during a ceremony held at Expo 2020 Dubai under patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs. Each recipient will receive US$1.5 million grant distributed over three years. The fourth cycle awardees include Dr. Bradley Baker, Principal Investigator at SPEC Inc, who received the grant for his research proposal ‘Enhancing Rain in the UAE via Hygroscopic Seeding with Nano-Seeding…

Saudi Arabia Pavilion to host an array of extraordinary events to celebrate the kingdom’s national day at Expo 2020

جناح السعودية يعلن عن فعاليات متنوعة في إكسبو 2020 دبي احتفالا باليوم الوطني للمملكة

DUBAI, 5 January 2022 – The Saudi Arabia Pavilion will host an array of extraordinary cultural experiences, performances, and events across the Expo 2020 Dubai site to celebrate the kingdom’s national day on 7 January. The celebrations will showcase the opportunities, innovation, culture, and creativity of Saudi Arabia, while exploring the country’s heritiage and highlighting its bright future. Ahead of the highly-anticipated event, Commissioner General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion, Hussain Hanbazazah, said: “It is an honor to welcome His Highness Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al-Saud,…

Sir Tim Clark kicks off ATM Virtual with realistic outlook for the aviation sector

السير تيم كلارك يعلن انطلاق النسخة الافتراضية من معرض سوق السفر العربي

Sir Tim Clark kicks off ATM Virtual with realistic outlook for the aviation sector President of Emirates believes demand for air travel could come back at a ‘staggering rate’ by Q4 2021, if the vaccine programme beats the virus Aviation, regional tourism, destinations and technology some of the key topics discussed on the first day of ATM Virtual 2021 Following last week’s in-person Arabian Travel Market the Middle East’s largest travel and tourism showcase, continued this week with the opening today (Monday 24 May 2021) of ATM Virtual. Under the…

Abu Dhabi Festival Launches First-of-its-Kind Series of Virtual Performances and Talks in Global Oud Forum 2021

مهرجان أبوظبي يعلن انطلاق الدورة الثانية

With support from Lead Partner Mubadala & in cooperation with oud master Naseer Shamma Abu Dhabi Festival Launches First-of-its-Kind Series of Virtual Performances and Talks in Global Oud Forum 2021 27 oud musicians from 14 countries, plus oud makers and historians Seven TV-format episodes Performances by 27 oud musicians from 14 countries Held between 25 March and 15 June Six reputable oud makers from across the Arab world discuss the state of their craft Seven distinguished musicologists talk about the past, present and future of the oud Supported by Lead…