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Billionaires' Race To The Outer Space

IBM Is Reinventing Itself, And Blockchain Is The Key

Saudi Arabia's Million Dollar Cinemas

The $1 CEOs: Executives Drawing $1 As Salary

Donna Benton’s Discount Voucher Business Went Digital And Investors Lined Up

This Chinese Construction Firm Is Aiming For The Top In The Middle East

Home Movies: Oscar-Nominated Syrian Director Feras Fayyad Is Readying His Next

Translating Success: Egyptian Actor Amr Waked Wants To Produce Films On The

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7 months ago

Billionaires' Race To The Outer Space

Billionaires are in a race with each other to make space travel cheaper, faster and more accessible to the common man.  
By Jason Lasardo 3 min read
7 months ago

IBM Is Reinventing Itself, And Blockchain Is The Key

IBM’s Middle East and Africa head Takreem El-Tohamy is steering the firm to focus on emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence.
By Samuel Wendel 21 min read
7 months ago

Saudi Arabia's Million Dollar Cinemas

The Gulf region is expected to see investment worth more than $3.54 billion in cinema screens after the Kingdom moved to allow public cinemas.
7 months ago

The $1 CEOs: Executives Drawing $1 As Salary

Many founder-CEOs draw just a token salary of $1 while the bulk of their remuneration is tied to the company's performance. Here are the top CEOs in the Silicon Valley who drew just $1 as salary.
By Jason Lasardo 9 min read
8 months ago

Donna Benton’s Discount Voucher Business Went Digital And Investors Lined Up

As the creator of the discount voucher app The Entertainer, Dubai expat Donna Benton is in the business of finding good deals. Consumers in the Gulf flock to her app, which has more than 10 million...
9 months ago

This Chinese Construction Firm Is Aiming For The Top In The Middle East

A lone painting of a Dubai landmark project, Palm Jumeirah, hangs behind Yu Tao’s desk in his high rise office. “I have this photo here to remind me of how difficult this project was,” says the...
11 months ago

Home Movies: Oscar-Nominated Syrian Director Feras Fayyad Is Readying His Next Film

Feras Fayyad turned heads with Last Men in Aleppo, earning him an Oscar nomination for best documentary feature. The Syrian filmmaker is now finishing his next film, which promises to be as poignant.
By Samuel Wendel 16 min read
11 months ago

Translating Success: Egyptian Actor Amr Waked Wants To Produce Films On The World Stage

t’s a late afternoon in June and Amr Waked has just returned from his Spanish lessons—part of his new daily routine in Barcelona. The 45-year-old Egyptian actor and producer relocated full-time to...
By Samuel Wendel 17 min read