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November 11, 2019

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, has announced that Brian Machamer has been named park president of Six Flags Qiddiya, Saudi Arabia.

The first Six Flags-branded theme park in the kingdom will be the centerpiece of Qiddiya, Saudi Arabia’s capital of entertainment,"...


November 17, 2019

Dubai, 16th November, 2019 (WAM) -- Growing momentum behind regional integration, economic reforms, technological advances and infrastructure development are among the key factors fuelling business growth in sub-Sahara Africa, according to a new whitepaper released by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in cooperation with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

The report, entitled Promise and Perils: Scaling up businesses in sub-Sahara Africa, was issued ahead of GBF Africa 2019 in Dubai. The findings shed light on the current business climate in sub-Sahara Africa"...

November 17, 2019

The MSM 30 Index closed the week up on support from GCC and foreign investors. Selling pressure from Omani and Arab investors was absorbed by the GCC and foreign investors. In spite of this week being a 4-day week, value traded declined on w-o-w basis only marginally.
The MSM30 Index continued on upward trajectory from the previous week, and rose by 1.07 per cent this week to close at 4,083.94. The Services Index advanced the most by 1.23 per cent w-o-w, followed by the Industrial Index which rose by 0.75 per cent w-o-w. The Financial Index declined by 0.22 per cent w-o-w. The MSM Shariah Index closed up by 0.62 per cent w-o-w.

November 17, 2019
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has been named a leader in the Enterprise Augmented Reality Platforms market for its Vuforia® augmented reality (AR) solution suite in a new research report from ABI Research entitled, “Competitive Assessment – Enterprise Augmented Reality Platforms.” The ABI Research report evaluated vendors on two criteria – innovation and implementation. ABI Research ranked Vuforia first in the innovation category due to PTC’s expansive customer and partner footprint, its advancements in transformative technology and functionality, and the company’s robust digital thread capability. In the implementation category, the ABI Research report highlighted Vuforia’s strength in device support, as well as “options from low-level development tools up through more readymade solutions.” “I’m delighted that PTC is recognized by ABI Research as the enterprise platform leader in its Competitive Assessment,” said Jim Heppelmann, president and CEO, PTC. “This validation affirms Vuforia’s technological superiority and underscores an unyielding commitment to our customers’ success.” Vuforia covers a wide-variety of industrial use cases, and the ABI Research report deemed Vuforia’s......

November 17, 2019

2019 marks the ‘UAE Year of Tolerance’ and this begs the question of how tolerant are we to each other on UAE’s roads? Obviously, a caring attitude is the foundation of a good road safety culture and one dimension of it is how tolerant motorists are to each other. This ‘first-ever’ behavior research study tries to shed light on motorists’ tolerance when it comes to true mistakes of others, deliberate bullying behavior, and what makes us fall into road rage.

The idea of a positive road culture based on tolerance, empathy and ethics"...

November 17, 2019

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in conjunction with the International Workshop of the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) held a two-day conference titled Smart and Sustainable Cities: Towards Sustainable Development Solutions.

The conference opened with welcome speeches by Professor Stephen Wilhite, AURAK Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Success, and Dr. Ahmad Sakhrieh, an AGYA alumnus.

Over the following two days, five"...

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