Oracle invites developers to take on the Java IoT Developer Challenge

DUBAI-The Java Internet of Things (IoT) Challenge is underway and Oracle is on the lookout foravid developers to submit their entries for a chance to win a trip to JavaOne 2014, in San Francisco, California. Sponsored by Oracle Technology Network (OTN) and Oracle Academy, the challenge is a global online competition open to developers who create applications using Java Embedded with devices, boards and other IoT technologies. The competition has two categories, professional and student, […]

Al France Property sees 10% increase in property sales from GCC investors at the beginning of 2014

Al France Property sees 10% increase in property sales from GCC investors at the beginning of 2014

UAE– Abu Dhabi-based Al France Property, part of the French conglomerate Groupe LB Immobilier, sees a 10% increase in property sales from GCC investors in 2014, following strong last quarter results in the previous year. In 2013, Al France Property reported sales of €11.5 million from GCC investors across its property portfolio in France and Geneva, with Emirati nationals accounting for 50% of the total sales, with Kuwait and Saudi investors share at 29% and […]

Cointalks Dubai: The digital currency of tomorrow

Cointalks Dubai: The digital currency of tomorrow

DUBAI- The rise of the Internet is forcing businesses to adapt to new strategies. What was once a trusted bricks and mortar system has now been replaced with buying and selling online that can spread across the globe at an incredibly rapid pace, leaving consumers vulnerable to obstacles such as fraud and a violation of their privacy with their information being sold on to companies when making web transactions. Addressing this imperative topic, The Capital […]

Dubai hosts world bowling tilt for overseas Filipinos

Dubai hosts world bowling tilt for overseas Filipinos

DUBAI- Filipino bowlers from around the world are poised to showcase their competitive form as they convene in Dubai for the inaugural World Overseas Filipino Bowling Tour (WOFBT) on May 1-4, 2014. Taking place at the world-class facilities of the Dubai International Bowling Centre in Mamzar this weekend, the maiden tournament will welcome over 100 delegates from Filipino clubs based in South East Asia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE. The World Tour […]

Abu Dhabi high-level climate meeting to set stage for Global Action on Climate Change  

Abu Dhabi high-level climate meeting to set stage for Global Action on Climate Change   

ABU DHABI–Abu Dhabi will host government, business and civil society leaders at the “Abu Dhabi Ascent,” May 4-5,in preparation for the Climate Summit being hosted by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York on 23 September. The Secretary-General has challenged world leaders to advance an ambitious climate agenda by bringing bold announcements to the Summit. “The Climate Summit is a critical opportunity to inspire and scale up the actions that will lead us […]