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Confession of a Manager – Events

2022 will be a comeback year for events, I hear this often… As our world evolves, events too are evolving to accommodate the needs of our community by hosting physical, virtual, and/or hybrid events. A new era for events is gradually but certainly coming up, and the setting holds challenges from both the past and […]...Read More

Parenting in the virtual world is quite a challenge

In the summer of 2021, Allen Roach saw something that really upset him: His then-11-year-old son, Peyton, used a sword to slice off the characters legs as well as arms in a virtual reality medieval fantasy game which he then threw off a bridge. It did all happen in VR, but for Roach — who […]...Read More

Masks up, scope on! GITEX 2020 opens with a futuristic bang

The annual tech extravaganza GITEX hits the UAE once again, now in its 40th run, ready to draw in experts and buffs alike. The exhibition this year has taken a unique ‘LIVE in-person’ route boasting insightful talks by industry gurus, mind-blowing innovations from start-ups to enterprises, uber immersive pavilion experiences and a Robo-DJ and cook […]...Read More

Strict nay to New Year, Xmas gatherings warns UAE

As we sprint into the year-end celebrations, ordinarily teeming with UAE’s biggest and brashest round of festivities, the global pandemic once again rears its masked head to keep the masses in line with the government calling on people to adhere to precautions. The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) released a set of […]...Read More

‘11.11’: A row of one’s whirl in the biggest e-shopping bonanza of the year!

Consumers worldwide snapped up everything from food to electronics to beauty goods Wednesday as retailers slashed prices for the largest ‘double 11’ online shopping bonanza, closely eyed by analysts this year for deeper insight on post-pandemic consumer sentiment.  The marathon spending spree on the annual “Single’s Day” — so-called for its name-serving 11.11 date — […]...Read More

UK booksellers go digital in fight against lockdown collapse

Faced with closures amid on and off pandemic measures and rising threats from retail giant Amazon, 250 independent UK bookshops have banded together to kickstart a new online platform — to both sustain their loyal customer base and generate newer far-reaching audiences. The north London bookshop is one among the circle of bibliophiles to join […]...Read More

NASA wants you on its next historic space mission!

SpaceX’s first operational astronaut launch for NASA is just nine days away, and the agency is inviting the public to go along for the historic ride. The Crew-1 mission is scheduled to lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the evening of Nov. 14. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will send a […]...Read More