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His Highness Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi awards first BV Certification to Ajman Saray

(Ajman – October 25, 2020): In line with the Ajman Tourism Development Department’s guidelines and precautionary measures, Ajman Saray is the first hotel in Ajman to be awarded the BV Certification by His Highness Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi. This ensures the emirate continuous efforts in positioning itself as a favourable tourist destination for the UAE

Beauty Industry to Lose $175 Billion USD in Revenue Due to COVID-19

Consumer behavior has changed significantly as the use of beauty products has drastically declined. Data acquired by indicates that for the first time in decades, the beauty industry is set to lose $175 billion USD in 2020.  Changing consumer habits reduce revenue for almost all beauty products From the data, it is clear that COVID-19 has

Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok to Hit 5.9bn Users in 2020, a 900 Million Increase YoY

The year 2020 has witnessed a surge in the number of social media users, with millions of people spending more time indoors and online amid the coronavirus outbreak. According to data presented by, the combined number of Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok users, as the three most popular social networks in 2020, is expected to reach

Netflix Subscribers Grow by 2.2M in Q3 2020 as Its Mobile App Falls Two Spots behind Disney+

Following a blockbuster H1 2020, Netflix’s growth slowed down in Q3 2020. According to the research data analyzed and published by, net paid subscriber additions for Q3 2020 were 2.2 million. Comparatively, FactSet analysts had estimated 3.57 million while Netflix had expected 2.5 million. According to a report made by Netflix, it had added 15.77

United Arab Bank Partners with Trend Micro to Unlock USD 8 Billion MEA Banking Security Market

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates – 1 November 2020– Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), the global leader in cloud security, has announced that United Arab Bank’s security transformation is unlocking the region’s USD 8 billion banking security market. The Middle East and Africa’s banking and financial services sector, which faces three times the number of cyber-attacks as

Smart Tech Boosts UAE’s Healthcare Market to USD 21 Billion by 2021

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Smart healthcare technology innovations to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus and improve people’s daily lives are at the center of the UAE’s healthcare spend topping USD 21 billion by 2021, industry experts announced today. The UAE government continues to increase its healthcare spend – especially in supporting healthcare technology innovations that can

VMware and Samsung Form Alliance to Accelerate Communication Service Providers Transformation to 5G

PALO ALTO, Calif. and DUBAI, UAE. – November 1, 2020 – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW)  announced it has collaborated with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. to further extend its leadership in 5G. Through this alliance, the companies seek to help Communication Service Providers (CSPs) meet the requirements of 5G networks and accelerate the roll-out of 5G by optimizing Samsung’s portfolio of telco