It’s official! Amazon Will Acquire Souq.com

Souq.com issued a press release earlier today where they confirmed they've reached an agreement with Amazon. Souq.com is the biggest e-commerce marketplace in the Middle East and is often referred to as “the Amazon of the Middle East". Techcrunch reported that the deal may be at around $650 million. Now we wait and see if we're going to get an amazon.ae soon or souq.com will remain as is. A week ago, Dubai's Emaar Malls made…
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World’s First 3D Printed Skyscraper Will Be in Dubai

8 months ago
Dubai is already home to the world’s first functional 3D printed office building which was only built in 17 days and it might soon be home to the world’s first 3D printed skyscraper. Dubai-based construction ...
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Nissan Middle East just Introduced Desert Camel-Power

8 months ago
When I first read “Desert Camel-Power”, I thought it was some sort of joke or marketing stunt but then I watched the whole documentary on National Geographic Abu Dhabi and it’s pretty awesome. Basically, Nissan ...
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New Radars Installed in Dubai To Catch Queue Jumpers

8 months ago
The Dubai Police has installed on Wednesday new radars capable of detecting motorists who illegally try to cut in, bypassing long lines of traffic. The camera, which is equipped with a video-analytics feature to analyse ...
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Would You Use a Self-Flying Taxi?

9 months ago
Dubai has announced that self-flying taxis are coming this summer and will start taking people across the city starting July. The self-taxi in question is the Chinese-made EHang 184, which can only take one passenger ...
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Tesla Launching in the UAE Next Week

9 months ago
Elon Musk is coming to Dubai on February 13th for Tesla’s official launch event. It is reported that the company has already sent out invites for the launch at the Armani hotel in the Burj ...
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DCD Fire Fighters Using Jetskis & Jetpacks

9 months ago
Dubai’s Civil Defence recently launched “Dolphin”, a jetski service aimed at reducing the time needed to extinguish fires, especially when there’s a heavy traffic around. The jetski comes equipped with a jetpack which the firefighter ...
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Qatar & the UAE Have the Fastest Broadband Internet In The Middle East [2016]

10 months ago
US-based cloud services provider Akamai published its Q3 2016 internet connectivity report which includes “data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform, covering Internet connection speeds and broadband adoption metrics across both fixed and mobile ...
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