Saturday 23rd of March 2019
Samsung’s US marketing chief abruptly leaves company
Samsung conducted an internal investigation of its US marketing operation and laid off a number of employees as a result, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The timing is notable give...
Finland to investigate suspected Nokia Chinese data breach
Finnish authorities will launch an investigation into claims that Nokia phones have been transmitting users’ personal data to China, the country’s data protection ombudsman announced on Thursday
BisB convenes ordinary meeting, elects new board
Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) announced the approval of its ordinary General Assembly on all items of the agenda, in its meeting held on Thursday 21st March 2019 at 10:00 am at the Bank’s headquarters i...
Restaurant Brands CEO: Burger King’s $5 coffee subscription will help it win the breakfast wars
Subscriptions have become popular across industries — from New York Mets tickets to exercise bikes — as a lucrative way to build brand loyalty
Tesla is suing former employees and self-driving startup Zoox for allegedly taking secrets
Tesla is suing self-driving car startup Zoox and several former Tesla employees for allegedly stealing company information
Leonardo DiCaprio Has a New Job: Advising a Climate Tech Fund
Leonardo DiCaprio is joining a climate-technology fund as an adviser, bringing the Oscar-winning actor’s environmental activism deeper into the capital markets
Cadillac banks on SUVs, electric vehicles to revive brand as sales languish
General Motors’ luxury brand Cadillac is rolling out a new vehicle every six months, including what the automaker is billing as a major new product set to debut at the New York International Auto Show...
Network International confirms plans for London IPO
UAE-based payments provider Network International has confirmed plans to go ahead with an initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange, the company announced on Thursday
Oman denies involvement in $3.85bn Sri Lankan refinery
Oman’s government has denied that it is part of a $3.85 billion project to build an oil refinery in Sri Lanka following claims from officials on the island nation
Abu Dhabi's Masdar City launches new hub for tech start-ups
Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s flagship sustainable urban community, has launched Tech Park, a new destination for start-ups focused on technology, sustainability and the digital economy
Kuwait Airways denies ban on flying some nationalities
Kuwait Airways has rejected reports it has imposed a ban on some nationalities boarding flights at Kuwait International Airport
GCC consulting market hits $3bn for first time
The GCC consulting market passed $3 billion in revenues for the first time in 2018 - growing at 9.1 percent, largely driven by an uptick in demand in Saudi Arabia