Porsche

Porsche nears agreement to join Formula 1, VW CEO says

Both Porsche and Audi have started work on F1 engines

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Rado CEO Adrian Bosshard on why the Middle East remains a key market for the Swiss watchmaker

Rado recently opened a new boutique in Dubai’s bustling Al Fahidi Street located in Meena Bazaar, its sixth store in the UAE

Ras Al Khaimah Airventure

Ras Al Khaimah offers new hot air ballooning experience

The RAK Airventure attraction is open daily at Manar Mall and is part of the emirate’s sustainable tourism initiatives

Sacha Jafri on the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Helipad

Artist Sacha Jafri on UNESCO World Heritage sites, NFTs and sending art to the Moon

He discusses the breadth of his projects this year, from a piece that will be placed for eternity on the Moon, to an exhibition that pays tribute to this planet’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, and also an NFT-linked project that celebrates the legacy of Expo 2020 Dubai

Airbnb

Airbnb says employees can work remotely forever

Airbnb employees who work in lower cost-of-living areas won’t see their compensation change

Lucid Motors

Lucid will sell up to 100,000 EVs in deal with Saudi Arabia

Lucid said it would start delivering the vehicles by the second quarter of 2023

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Arabian Travel Market 2022 edition in Dubai to feature over 1,500 exhibitors

Beginning on May 9 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, it expects to receive around 20,000 attendees

GM and Honda in talks to develop solid-state EV batteries

A GM and Honda partnership for solid-state storage would deepen their growing relationship

Tesla notches record profit, sees big 2022 production gain

It delivered about 936,000 cars in 2021

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Watch: Trailer of new documentary that chronicles Dubai’s fight against Covid-19

The first segment of the two-part documentary will air on Discovery on May 7

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Netflix loses 200,000 customers, its first decline in a decade

The streaming service platform also projects it will lose another two million customers in the current second quarter

Ring announces customisable security system for customers in the UAE

For an extra layer of security, users can integrate the system with the company’s video doorbells and security cameras in the Ring app

WhatsApp announces addition of new ‘communities’ feature

People will be able to receive updates sent to the entire ‘Community’ on Whatsapp and easily organse smaller discussion groups on what matters to them

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Hayya Card mandatory for all visitors to Qatar during the 2022 FIFA World Cup

At the moment, the card is only being issued to those who have a ticket for the tournament

How the 2022 edition of the Dubai International Boat Show elevated the global yacht industry

The Dubai International Boat Show which took place last month highlighted the resilience of an industry that fought its way through a difficult two-year period to come out stronger than ever on the other side

The Dubai Mall - IWC Boutique New Flagship

Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes F1 car is on display at IWC’s new flagship boutique in Dubai

Located in Dubai Mall, it is the first IWC store in the world devoted entirely to the Big Pilot collection

In pics: Dubai’s most expensive residential villa on Palm Jumeirah

The ten-bedroom property with its private beach has just sold for Dhs280m

Dubai Future Foundation partners with Richemont to explore solutions for luxury retail sector

The innovative solutions will be developed as part of the Future of Luxury Retail challenge by participating startups at Area 2071

MSI upgrades its business laptops with 12th Gen Intel core processor

The series is also implemented with enterprise-grade securities such as webcam and port locks, discrete TPM support, and webcam status notification

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED: The latest ultraportable device with Win 11

This versatile 2-in-1 device is best known for its all-in-one productivity and entertainment capabilities

Raed Barqawi with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Journalist Raed Barqawi explains the inspiration behind his first book

Raed Barqawi has spent more than three decades observing the meteoric rise of Dubai and the UAE. His book chronicles the formative years of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who has played an instrumental role in transforming the country into a global powerhouse

Adam Scott

Adam Scott on winning a major, players with potential and his favourite luxury timepieces

Adam Scott has been playing at the highest level of golf for over two decades, though he’s far from done. At the level he is performing, a second major is a very real proposition.

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The first-ever Michelin Guide Dubai will debut this June

Dubai becomes the 36th destination globally, and the first within the Middle East, for the Michelin guide to be present within

Emaar to manage new Armani hotel in Saudi Arabia’s Diriyah development

Armani Hotel Diriyah will include 70 rooms and two restaurants, with its suites featuring their own spa and swimming pool

Saudi developer Dar Al Arkan enters Oman with SAR6bn project

Located 20 minutes from Downtown Muscat, the project is spread over a total area of 11 million sq m, and will comprise of 3,500 residential units and two hotels

Introducing the stunning $260 Omega x Swatch collection

The all-new Bioceramic MoonSwatch collection is taking the watch world by storm

Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi to open Natural History Museum in 2025

The museum, currently under construction, is located in the Saadiyat Cultural District

Dr Jan Becker, CEO of Porsche Lifestyle Group

From real estate to horology, Porsche Design marks 50 years of pushing the boundaries

Dr Jan Becker, CEO of Porsche Lifestyle Group, is taking the powerful brand name and applying it far beyond the automotive world – across hotels, residential towers and accessories – and then pushing even further

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Dubai Police to get 400 W Motors Ghiath Smart Patrol vehicles in Dhs196m deal

The first batch of 10 vehicles have been handed over to the police force

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Dar Al Arkan teams up with Elie Saab for new residential project in Qatar

Les Vagues will feature 70 one-, two- and three-bedroom sea-front residences