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Twitter CEO visits UAE for first time

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey visited the UAE for the first time today, launching a major philanthropic initiative, #YouthForGood, together with the UAE’s Youth Hub and Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs. Commenting on the initiative, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice …

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Workplace rules for gossip

1. If the matter is about myself, I only discuss it with a colleague if I’d be comfortable with everyone in the organization knowing it. 2. If it’s about someone else, I only say it if I would also say it directly to the person I’m talking about. 3. If …

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Smart Dubai chief hopeful Skype block will be lifted

The issue of Skype, and its legal status, has become a major talking point among the UAE’s residents since it went offline again last year. This week, Dubai’s senior government official overseeing smart cities and new technologies called the situation “annoying,” and said she was hopeful that the ban would …

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Airbnb gains a foothold in the UAE market

Despite a significant delay in its arrival caused by legal uncertainty, Airbnb is finally gaining a foothold in the UAE market, emboldened by regulators who are now keen to promote Airbnb’s offering of apartments and villas to a more youthful, intrepid audience. “Policymakers in the region are increasingly recognising the …

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What to expect at the Knowledge Summit

Embracing the changes of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and preparing for challenges ahead, is the purpose behind this year’s Knowledge Summit, the head of the organising committee told Gulf News in an exclusive interview. The fourth edition of the summit, whose theme is ‘Knowledge and the Fourth Industrial Revolution,’ …

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Twitter Suspends Rose McGowan’s Account

The actress, who has emerged as a Hollywood voice in the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal, revealed that Twitter had locked her account on Wednesday night. Rose McGowan had a hold placed on her Twitter account Wednesday night, an act that quickly sparked outrage among the many users who have …

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Top 50 Syria Websites and Blogs on the Web

The Levant has made the Top 50 List again for impartial and even-handed coverage of all affairs Syrian: http://blog.feedspot.com/syria_websites/ Last Updated Oct 4, 2017 | Syria websites List The Best Syria websites from thousands of top Syria websites in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a …

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EXCLUSIVE – Celebrity Juliana Thornhill Speaks to The Levant News of Relations that Keeps You Whole in Today’s Crazy World!

Interview conducted by Emad El-Din Aysha   Dear Juliana… well, first off, what’s your maiden name? Juliana Borba   You’re a dedicated wife and mother. How did you meet your husband? On a dating website. I was working 50+ hours a week as a area Manager for Ann Taylor at …

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