Abu Dhabi: Four jailed for YouTube videos

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Public Prosecution has ordered the imprisonment of three young men and a girl for posting unlawful video clips on YouTube. They were detained for seven days for further investigation, the prosecution said on Sunday. #شرطة_أبوظ ... ( read original story ...)

Evolution of e-banking in the UAE

The banking industry, integral to our commercial and personal lives, has evolved with the times to embrace new challenges and cater to constantly changing consumer behaviour and attitudes. Technology has undoubtedly played an obvious and increasingly ... ( read original story ...)

UAE banks poised for strong H2 performance

Dubai: Financial results of UAE banks in the second quarter of this year point to improving profitability, modest balance sheet growth, margin expansion and improving costs, according to banking sector analysts. While the underlying trend of a turnaround ... ( read original story ...)

Souk Madinat Jumeriah now has free WiFi

UAE residents and tourists can now enjoy free WiFi at Souk Madinat Jumeriah courtesy of WiFi UAE. The service is available through two options, either WiFi UAE which is free or WiFi Premium which is a paid service. Users can take advantage of the service ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai road accidents lead to massive traffic jams

Dubai: Long delays and queues greeted motorists in different parts of Dubai during early morning rush hours on Sunday, as vehicular accidents caused some tailbacks on major thoroughfares. Civil works on busy streets have also added to the traffic woes of ... ( read original story ...)

Technology has blurred lines between workplace and home

Dubai: Although the term ‘Leaveism’ was coined recently ... In fact this issue has been around for a long time, said Nseir. “[Technology has] brought changes to the work requirements ... even in the day-to-day dynamics in the workplace and to ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police urge Filipinos to report crimes

Dubai: Dubai Police officials on Saturday met with Filipino community leaders to raise awareness on UAE laws — including the new traffic laws — and urged them to help ‘police’ the city by reporting crimes, emergencies, or any violations. The ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Noor Bank cuts dozens of jobs

Dubai-based Noor Bank has laid off several dozen employees, banking sources told Reuters on Tuesday, the latest lender to adjust to more subdued growth levels in the local financial services sector. Although the number of jobs cut in the past few weeks was ... ( read original story ...)