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In Conservative Pakistan, Careem Makes The Right Move

Taxi-hailing service Careem launched cabs driven by women in Pakistan, Reuters reported. The move is seen as a rare initiative in a conservative Muslim country where women account for only 22% of the workforce. The... (contd.)
Virgin Galactic's first spaceship fatally broke apart in 2014 during a test flight.

Virgin Galactic’s New Spaceship Makes First Glide Flight

Virgin Galactic's new spaceship has completed its first glide flight. The test was conducted Saturday over the California desert. The craft was carried aloft by its mothership, released and then glided for 10 minutes... (contd.)
The struggling blood-testing company is seeing big changes in its leadership makeup.

Theranos Dissolves High-Profile Board of Counselors

Theranos is making a huge change to its leadership. In 2017, the company said, the board of counselors will be retired. The board of counselors consisted mostly of former directors with strong government... (contd.)
At one time or another, your mental strength will be tested.

How to Stay Mentally Strong During Life’s Toughest Challenges

Whether you're dealing with a serious health problem, or you're faced with a financial crisis, tough times are inevitable. And it's during those tough times that your mental strength will be tested. Without... (contd.)

Hands Off My Data, UAE Consumers Tell Brands

A major section of online shoppers in the UAE seek better control over their personal data, according to a survey conducted by marketing analytics firm Aimia. Consumers understand the value of their data but... (contd.)
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The media company announced the purchase of the social media app for an undisclosed amount.

CNN Buys YouTube Star Casey Neistat’s Video App

CNN is betting that YouTube star Casey Neistat, who has 5.8 million followers, can help the company package news in a way that appeals to younger audiences. On Monday, CNN announced it had... (contd.)

One Of The Arab World’s Biggest Retail Groups Has Gone All In On E-commerce

Dubai-based retailer Landmark Group has unveiled seven new e-commerce websites for each of its brands. The company has replaced its existing online portal LandmarkShops.com with seven individual websites—HomeCentre.com, BabyshopStores.com, MaxFashion.com, SplashFashions.com, ShoeMartStores.com, LifestyleShops.com... (contd.)

Alabbar Gives His E-commerce Plans A Push With New $139 million Deal

Symphony Investments, an entity controlled by Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar, has signed a pact to form a 130 million euro ($139 million) joint venture with Italian online fashion retailer Yoox Net-A-Porter Group... (contd.)
Saudi Arabia unemployment rate to be 42% by 2030

Not The Vision Saudi Arabia Wants To See In 2030

Youth unemployment in Saudi Arabia is likely to hit over 42% in 2030, compared with 33.5% in 2015,  according to a report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.  Countries in the Middle East... (contd.)
When the crowdfunding startup noticed a growing number of projects that failed to deliver, it issued some new community rules.

How Kickstarter Grew Fast–by Slowing Down

Kickstarter has changed the game for entrepreneurship in many ways. The crowdfunding startup, which lets users raise funding from the public and charges backers only if a project goal is reached, has... (contd.)
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