Solar Impulse 2 concludes global journey in Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse 2 concludes global journey in Abu Dhabi

TheSolar Impulse 2 aircraft, which is entirely powered by solar power, has successfully concluded its 16-month journey around the world in the city of Abu Dhabi.

Study questions UAE’s higher education system

Study questions UAE’s higher education system

A new study has raised some questions over the quality of the higher education system in the United Arab Emirates.

The new paper titled "Factors favouring or impeding building a stronger higher education system in the United Arab Emirates" described the quality of UAE's higher education system as "debatable". The researchers aimed to examine the efforts in research, teaching and student recruitment in the country.

Panera Bread Co Reports Increased Same Store Sales in 2Q

Panera Bread Co Reports Increased Same Store Sales in 2Q

On Tuesday, St. Louis, Missouri based Panera Bread Co, the American bakery-café fast casual restaurant chain operating in the United States and Canada reported its second quarter earnings reports that ended on June 28. The company said its same-store sales in the second quarter climbed 2.3 percent and that also surpassed the estimates of analysts.

It can be a hint that the softening in the U.S. demand trend is gradually coming to an end. Shares went up about four percent during the extended trading.

Fiat Chrysler Reports U.S. Sales Numbers with New Reporting Practices

Fiat Chrysler Reports U.S. Sales Numbers with New Reporting Practices

On Tuesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobile's, American-based operations reported sales numbers after revising its reporting practices in the US, amid investigations being conducted by federal officials and claims of exaggerated sales numbers.

FCA US also announced a new methodology which focuses on being more consistent and transparent, while reporting numbers of consumer and fleet sales.

Twitter Adds Healthy Number of Monthly Users and Posts Q2 Earnings Topping Expectations

Twitter Adds Healthy Number of Monthly Users and Posts Q2 Earnings Topping Expec

Twitter reported its second quarterly earnings that surpassed analysts' expectations but could not match the total revenue forecasts.
Twitter reported total revenue of $602 million which is a twenty percent increase on a year on year basis. However, the numbers missed expectations of $607 million. Earnings per share were more than expected at $.13.

UAE advises travellers to be careful while using public Wi-Fi abroad

UAE advises travellers to be careful while using public Wi-Fi abroad

The authorities in the United Arab Emirates have advised travellers from the country to be careful while using public Wi-Fi networks abroad.

Travel industry experts said that a growing number of establishments including malls, coffee shops, restaurants, hotels and airports are offering free public Wi-Fi hotspots. These connections allow mobile convenience to the users, who can use the internet without additional costs but they might be exposing themselves to hackers.

183 new hotels with 54,000 rooms are planned in UAE

183 new hotels with 54,000 rooms are planned in UAE

A new report has shown that a total of 183 hotel projects and 54,000 hotel rooms are in the pipeline in the United Arab Emirates.

The country's hospitality sector is expected receive a boost with the new hotels and additional capacity. The hotel construction report by Tophotelprojects prepared for The Hotel Show Dubai 2016 showed that the most of the planned hotels will open before the year 2020, when Dubai will host the massive 2020 World Expo event.

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