OT Provides Instant Card Issuance for Mashreq Bank in UAE

COLOMBES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions and a forerunner in the payment sector, has been selected by Mashreq Bank to deploy Instant Card ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai bank first in world to pilot sign language technology

Dubai-based Emirates NBD has become the first bank in the world to pilot KinTrans, a technology that enables easy two-way communication between sign language communicators with hearing disabilities, and people who use spoken languages. The bank said in a ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s battle-hardened military expands into Africa, Mideast

Juma Ali Khalaf al-Hamiri, a senior Emirati military official, said in a statement on the state-run WAM news agency. Media in Colombia have also reported that Colombian nationals working as mercenaries serve in the UAE's military. In 2014, the UAE ... ( read original story ...)

How the UAE immigration landscape impacts business mobility

According to statistics from the Department of Economic Development in Dubai, more than 22,000 business licenses were issued in 2015, representing a 17.4 per cent growth from 2014 despite the challenging economic environment. This growth highlights the ... ( read original story ...)

Taj targets The Palm for third Dubai property

Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces will be opening a Taj hotel in Dubai's Palm Jumeirah, marking its third landfall in the city, with its existing Taj hotel in Downtown Dubai and upcoming Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) Vivanta by Taj property, Taj Dubai general ... ( read original story ...)

Emirati teenager releases second book at book fair

Abu Dhabi: With Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF ... so to have the sequel now just feels really amazing,” Al Naqbi told Gulf News. “The first book ended with a cliffhanger so that provoked me even more to write the second part,” she said. ( read original story ...)