HyperloopTT chairman and co-founder Bibop Gresta said the backing meant the company had surpassed $100m in investment. (Live science)
January 23, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
Following the announcement of a feasibility study for the Abu Dhabi-Al Ain hyperloop route, Sheikh Falah bin Zayed had signed an agreement with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies.
The LinkedIn 'most viewed' compilation is a first for the UAE. (Shutterstock/Diabluses)
January 23, 2017 - 08:04 GMT
The most viewed profiles on the professional network's list include CEOs from the public and private sector and executives from industries such as marketing and advertising, human resources, technology and lifestyle.
The Moral Machine is set in 2050, where everything that can be is automated.  (Shutterstock)
January 23, 2017 - 05:52 GMT
The Moral Machine, designed by Dubai's Museum of the Future and the Dubai Future Foundation, explores the role of super intelligent machines in global decision-making.
This year will also see Bvlgari opening hotels in Beijing and Shanghai, which will be followed by a Moscow presence in 2018-19.  (
January 23, 2017 - 05:31 GMT
Built by Meraas, 165 apartments and penthouses under the luxury Bvlgari brand will be ready by the end of 2017, with 15 mansions to be available shortly after.
Tommy Fleetwood of England poses with the winner's trophy during the final day of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship in the capital of the United Arab Emirates on January 22, 2017.
January 22, 2017 - 17:42 GMT
Fleetwood saw off Dustin Johnson to clinch the HSBC Championship
Jessie performing in Dubai. (Instagram)
January 22, 2017 - 12:39 GMT
The British singer performed at the Dubai Mall over the weekend.
Mubadala has interests in aerospace, oil and gas, semiconductors, information and communications technologies, utilities, capital investments, real estate and infrastructure.  (Mubadala)
January 22, 2017 - 12:28 GMT
The new Mubadala Investment Company, formed by the merger of the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) and Mubadala Development Company, has combined assets of $125B.
Ahlam has a vast and rich musical background and has been honored and awarded for her achievements by festivals throughout the world. (File photo)
January 19, 2017 - 17:18 GMT
Her concert will take place in February.
The State of the Future report was prepared in collaboration with 21 experts from organizations such as NASA, NYU Langone Medical Center, MIT, ConsenSys, and the SENS Research Foundation.  (Shutterstock)
January 19, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
UAE minister Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi released 'The State of the Future' report at Davos, containing forecasts in seven strategic sectors prepared in collaboration with international experts.
Anthony Joshua celebrates his gold at the London Olympics (Wikimedia Commons)
January 19, 2017 - 08:28 GMT
Anthony Joshua tweeted a picture of himself praying and was subjected to a torrent of religiously motivated hatred.
The Cats cast on stage in Dubai. (Screenshot)
January 19, 2017 - 08:10 GMT
Cycling is one of the fastest growing activities in Dubai, with an ever-increasing number of events, initiatives and groups promoting the sport. (Shutterstock/Philip Lange)
January 19, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The Nakheel Communities Cycling Masterplan by the Dubai developer will see an investment of $40.8 million to support the surge in cycling's popularity across the emirate.
Souq is now seeking other potential investors and is reportedly negotiating with mall operator Majid Al Futtaim.  (
January 19, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Global e-commerce retailer Amazon and India’s Flipkart are no longer in the running to acquire, which is currently the Middle East’s biggest e-commerce player.
Property analysts say that beach closures aren't new to Dubai, as new projects are being proposed, constantly changing the emirate's skylines.  (Shutterstock)
January 18, 2017 - 10:25 GMT
In an increasingly common occurrence, Dubai residents have found their direct access to the beach blocked, this time by Nakheel's new waterfront development.
Welcome the Year of the Rooster this Chinese New Year with a colorful program of Far Eastern performances and activities on Al Maryah Island this January. (File photo)
January 18, 2017 - 09:25 GMT
Welcome the Year of the Rooster this Chinese New Year with a colorful program of Far Eastern performances and activities on Al Maryah Island this January.
Qbara Restaurant Lounge & Bar in Dubai. (
January 18, 2017 - 09:10 GMT
Food, glorious food at TOKO restaurant, anyone?