Musician, Zakir (Zak Zorro) releases debut album from UAE

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To mark his global debut, Zakir (Zak Zorro), known for his powerful vocal abilities will be bringing his unique fusion of songs to music lovers around the world in different genres, Pop, Rock, Hip-hop, Rap, Trap, RNB, Blues, Jazz, Sufi, Qawwali and Ghazals etc.

All the songs are written and produced in Dubai UAE. The Debut rock song is Taqdeeron ke Khilonay for which the music video will be released on 1st April 2020 followed by six songs from Zakir’s Fusion album. In his music video, Zak’s charisma and presence is established with dynamic choreography and storyline inspired by real facts of life that everyone can relate to.

Speaking of his musical journey, Zakir said, “My passion for music began from childhood and I started singing four years ago with Urdu and Hindi poetry which then evolved into songs. I dedicated lot of time for voice training in Hindustani Music and Western music by different vocal trainers. After over 3000 hours of vocal training, I worked with several different music composers producing different genres of music and found a unique style that worked for me. Every song has a unique story and mood in the lyrics.”

Zak Zorro also established Audio studio for himself and other upcoming artist providing a platform to individuals who needs guideline in their passion in music industry with professional equipment for sound, audio and videography.

“With the support of my brainchild studio, Icon Art Production and the talented production team, we worked on the initial videos and then there was no looking back,” said Zakir.

Music lovers can enjoy Zak Zorro Poetry and Music videos on YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/ZakZorro.

All malls under Line Investments & Property LLC close temporarily to beat Coronavirus (COVID -19)

Retailers recommended to comply to stop the spread of the disease

Al Wahda Mall

Line Investments & Property LLC, the real estate arm of Lulu Group International will be closing all shopping malls in UAE for two weeks with the recent developments relating to the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID -19) and the precautions taken by the UAE Government after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a state of emergency around the world.

Only the supermarkets and pharmacies based in the malls will be open for customer convenience in Al Wahda Mall, Khalidiyah Mall, Mushrif Mall, Madinat Shopping Center, Al Raha Mall, Mazyad Mall, Mafraq Centre and Hameem Mall, in Abu Dhabi as well as Al Foah Mall and Barrari Outlet Mall in Al Ain. In the Northern Emirates, RAK Mall, Mall of Um Al Quwain and Lulu Mall in Fujairah will also have the supermarkets and pharmacies open.

Mr. Wajeb Al Khoury, Director of Line Investments and Property LLC said, “Our aim is to ensure the safety of the public and our employees as well as to limit the spread of the virus. We will be supporting the nation’s initiatives in combatting the virus for areas that are open with frequent sanitization of public areas, washrooms, escalators, elevators, information counters, parking areas and areas near the supermarket and pharmacies with government-approved products.”

As per Government regulation, thermal cameras and instructional signage at our Mall entrances will help protect the wellbeing of mall visitors, tenants, and staff for outlets still open as well as the cleaning and security crews. Line Investment & Properties LLC will continue to monitor the situation and make further adjustments to their action plan if and when necessary.

Line Investments & Property advocates strict social distancing practices to everyone in the UAE during these challenging times.

 

Remain healthy during self isolation by tracking your fitness levels with eufy Smart Scale

Keep your health and fitness on track with the Eufy App during self-isolation

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Staying inactive at home during self-isolation with the fridge full of food easily accessible may lead to unhealthy eating habits but fear not. Anker Innovations has unveiled the new eufy Smart Scale C1, offering an easy way to keep track of your health journey by recording 12 essential body measurements such as Weight, Body Fat, BMI, Bone Mass, Muscle Mass, and more.

The eufy Smart Scale is available online and via Jumbo Electronics and Sharaf DG stores. The Eufy app supporting the product is designed to show health data with the time and date of previous measurements so users can monitor their health over a set period of term and stay focused on their health goals.

The rounded-glass top plate safeguards users from bumping into pointed edges and the anti-slip top plate and low, stable design ensures stability when stepping on the scale. Two pairs of super-sensitive G-shaped sensors ensure precise measurements.

Users can also switch from pounds to kilograms and back while fast wireless data transfer allows viewing measurements in seconds on the phone with historical data of progress and health trends.

The water resistant, modern and stylish scale is designed to suit every home and personality, runs on 3 AAA batteries and syncs data via the Eufy App. Eufy Smart Scale also allows tracking of measurements on third party apps like Apple Health, Google Fit, and Fitbit.

Easy to use, eufy Smart Scale C1 can connect up to 16 users and is intelligent enough to match measurements to the correct user profile, automatically.

As part of Anker Innovations, one of the leading and most trusted consumer electronics brands in America, eufy caters to the needs of discerning consumers looking for the latest innovations, new age technologies and convenience for reliable home and security solutions.

Ease your mum’s life with Anker gadgets that make her life easier

Gift practical gadgets that eases your mum’s life

This year, show gratitude to your mum with a range of products from Anker Innovations that would make her life easier and more fun.

Gifting gadgets from Anker for special occasions satisfies different personalities with different tastes as products range from Bluetooth speakers, headphones, security cameras, smartscales to power banks.

We suggest three products on this special day that would make your mum’s life more musical, ease her household chores and let her put her feet up with the latest state of the art cinema experience in the comfort of her home.

Liberty Air 2 Black and White

Soundcore Liberty Air 2

Download your mum’s favourite songs and let her listen to them using Soundcore Liberty Air 2.

The true wireless in-ear headphones come with four built-in microphones with noise cancellation and filters out ambient noises.

Environmental noises are reduced by 60% to 95% to ensure crystal-clear diamond enhanced sound with twice the amount of bass. The HearID technology maps hearing sensitivity at multiple frequencies and intelligently analyzes results for a truly personalized listening experience.

For convenience, the one-Step Pairing ensures automatic connection to your device. The earbuds allow for 7 hours of playtime but the charging case provides a longer battery life of 28 hours on the go. Liberty Air 2 can also recharge its power through wireless chargers.

With a comfortable fit and the IPX5 (Splash Proof, Liberty Air 2 gives freedom from messy wired headphones and offers the convenience of listening to music by the pool, during morning walks or while cooking and relaxing.

Nebula Apollo

Nebula Apollo Pocket Projector

Mum can now watch her favourite Netflix shows with friends, news and music videos wherever she is comfortable, including projecting her favourite cooking shows on the kitchen wall while cooking with Nebula Apollo Smart Pocket Projector.

Nebula Apollo Smart Pocket Projector is a new generation pocket cinema in a compact, mobile and soda-can size design. Hosting capabilities such as Google Assistant, remarkable clarity with Sharp 200 ANSI lumen image and improved audio, it is the perfect entertainment partner for your mum while she is having a down time or when she has a girl’s night in with her friends.

Nebula Apollo is perfect for consumers who want to enjoy their favorite video apps and movie streaming apps on the go on a bigger screen powered by Android 7.1 which brings great content to you, so you spend less time browsing and more time watching movies with loved ones.

Nebula Apollo provides 4-hours of video playtime with single full charge and offers big 360o sound with a 6W speaker. Nebula Apollo offers an advanced entertainment experience, anytime, anywhere with your loved ones.

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RoboVac 30C

Instead of cleaning the house, we like to see our ladies relax with a cup of tea watching their favorite programmes or out for a walk to enjoy some fresh air.

Stronger, slimmer, and the most convenient RoboVac to use, the RoboVac 30C makes a perfect gift for your mother as it comes with Wi-Fi, Amazon Alexa, and the Google Assistant-compatibility, meaning it is 100% hands-free cleaning.

The slim 2.85in profile glides under sofas and beds with super-strong 1500Pa suction power and three brushes that effectively cleans up dust and furs for up to 100 minutes, leaving the house spotless.

RoboVac uses drop-sensing technology to avoid falling down stairs and specialized dual-hall sensors detect Boundary Strips that ensures RoboVac only cleans the areas you want. Nine anti-collision infrared sensors helps RoboVac avoid bumping into obstacles and clean non-stop.

Eufy Security

EufyCam 2C

Keep an eye on your mum abroad or let her watch her grandkids grow as well as keep the family secure with the neweufyCam2. Working mums will appreciate the EufyCam 2C to keep an eye on intruders and be able to communicate with the nanny and the kids in real time.

The neweufyCam2C is a wireless Home Security Camera System with 180 -Day Battery Life and comes with features that include HD 1080p for clear crystal footage, IP67 Weatherproof that withstands cold, heat, dust and rains, state of the art Advanced Night Vision and is compatible with Amazon Alexa and Homekit.

It has a 2-Cam Kit and does not bind users to a monthly fee which means a one-time purchase that combines security with convenience. Eufy Security products store, process, and calculate user data locally using military grade encryption.

The Smart Image Enhancement feature gives a clearer, brighter view of the people in-shot while the built-in AI technology identifies and focuses on the human in the image. The Instant Mobile Alerts notifies users in seconds when suspicious motions are detected while Real-Time Response allows being able to speak directly to anyone who approaches your home via a two-way audio giving you complete control over your surveillance.

Anker highlights female centric products to celebrate International Women’s Day

To honor women this International Women’s Day, Anker Innovations,committed to delivering outstanding value, continuous innovation, and exceptional products has selected a set of female centric products that makes the lives of the women in our life easier.

Faraz Mehdi, Regional Sales Head at Anker Innovations MEA said, “We appreciate the message and significance of International Women’s Day and recognize their achievements the whole month. Our team has hence looked into our range of innovative products that are designed to bring joy and recreation to the everyday activities of the women in our life.”

Gifting gadgets from Anker for special occasions satisfies different personalities with different tastes as products range from Bluetooth speakers, headphones, security cameras, smart scales to power banks.

The products below will make the life of our ladies more musical, ease her household chores and let her put her feet up with the latest state of the art cinema experience in the comfort of her home.

eufy Smart Scale C1

eufy Smart Scale C1 is the easy way to keep track of your health journey. Just step onto the scale to track 12 essential body measurements such as Weight, Body Fat, BMI, Bone Mass, Muscle Mass, and more. The rounded-glass top plate safeguards you from bumping into pointed edges and the anti-slip top plate and low, stable design ensure stability when you step on. Two pairs of super-sensitive G-shaped sensors ensure more precise measurements.

Users can also switch from pounds to kilograms and back in one second and fast wireless data transfer means you can view your measurements in seconds on your mobile phone and see all the historical data of your progress and health trends with ease. Eufy Smart Scale is also compatible and allows tracking of measurements on third party apps like Apple Health, Google Fit, and Fitbit.

Easy to use, eufy Smart Scale C1 can connect up to 16 users and is intelligent enough to match measurements to the correct user profile, automatically.

Nebula Apollo Pocket Projector

Nebula Apollo Smart Pocket Projector is a new generation pocket cinema in a compact, mobile and soda-can size cubical design. Powered by Android 7.1 Nebula Apollo Hosts loads of capabilities such as Google Assistant, remarkable clarity with Sharp 200 ANSI lumen image, improved 360oaudio and In-built video & movie streaming apps like Netflix, Youtube, Amazon Prime it is the perfect entertainment partner.

Nebula Apollo provides 4-hours of video playtime with single full charge and offers big 360o sound with a 6W speaker. Nebula Apollo offers an advanced entertainment experience, anytime, anywhere with your loved ones.

RoboVac 30C

Instead of cleaning the house, we like to see our ladies relax with a cup of tea watching their favorite programmes or out for a walk to enjoy some fresh air. Stronger, slimmer, and the most convenient RoboVac to use, the RoboVac 30C makes a perfect gift for your mother as it comes with Wi-Fi, Amazon Alexa, and the Google Assistant-compatibility, meaning it is 100% hands-free cleaning.

The slim 2.85in profile glides under sofas and beds with super-strong 1500Pa suction power and three brushes that effectively cleans up dust and furs for up to 100 minutes, leaving the house spotless.

RoboVac uses drop-sensing technology to avoid falling down stairs and specialized dual-hall sensors detect Boundary Strips that ensures RoboVac only cleans the areas you want. Nine anti-collision infrared sensors helps RoboVac avoid bumping into obstacles and clean non-stop.

 

Anker Innovations, through its brand eufy Security shares insights on the latest home and security solutions

Technology enthusiasts to get insights into Smart Home and security products at Industry event

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Anker Innovations DMCC, through its brand eufy Securityshared insights on the latest home and security solutions at the 5th Internet of Things 2020 in Armani Hotel Dubai.

The cross-industry C-level conference brings together forward-thinking experts sharing insights on business, technology and organizational transformation to leverage new business and develop new eco-systems.

Faraz Mehdi, Regional Sales Head at Anker Innovations MEA addressed the audience on how connected devices today are functional for everyday use and why security, privacy and safety can be attained with reliable devices giving peace of mind to businesses and individuals. He highlighted innovations that help the area of security and how this can be enhanced with new technology safely in the region.

Anker Innovations hada presence at the exhibition area to showcase eufy smart home Security and addressed questions from the audience on new age connected and functional devices as well as unique and innovative consumer products in smart home appliances.

 

This years edition of Talentology 2020 Grand Finale winners revealed at Mushrif Mall

Grand Finale attended by VIP’s, Media and Kris fade 

The fourth edition of Talentology 2020 Grand Finale at Mushrif Mall Abu Dhabi attracted local residents and visitors to witness the action-packed recorded performances by the twelve entrants competing to win in the adult and kids’ categories. 

The winner of the kid’s category is Peter Anthony Villegas Rosalita, a Singer from Philippines, and Suriya Badrinath a singer from India is winner in the adult category. Both winners thanked the voters and the mall for providing them a platform to show their musical abilities and their friends and families who supported them with online votes.

The event was attended by Director of Line Investments and Property LLC, Wajeb AlKhoury, Biju George, Commercial Manager as well as Chief Guest, Kris Fade, media and the local community.

Aravind Ravi Palode, Mall Manager of Mushrif Mall, said, “As an annual event, Talentology brings a creative audience to Mushrif Mall from our local communities as well as the country. We encourage young talents to positively to launch their career in the entertainment industry by helping finalists with their portfolios so they get a jump start to nurture their talent further.”  

Selected contestants were judged for appropriate artistic attire and stage presence over the weekend as they performed live on stage at Mushrif mall to get more votes online.

Talentology attracts over 10,000 registrations from mixed nationalities but only 12 finalists are selected with two winners. The grand finale winners receive AED 5,000/- worth of mall vouchers and all finalists get AED 1,000/- mall vouchers.

Talentology is an energy packed competition organised by Mushrif Mall for talented youth with a passion for success. The Mall recognizes the role the young play in society and Talentology helps promote unity in the community, assists in gaining self-confidence and provides an unforgettable experience of being part of a memorable event.

Digital Health Middle East 2020 addresses premium patient experience with the lowest cost in the future.

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Experts at Digital Health Middle East 2020 highlighted new approaches to healthcare that is set to reform the industry with preventive information and new care solutions using technologies to deliver the highest levels of safety and patient experience with the lowest cost in the future.

 

Dr Ramadan AlBlooshi, Chief Regulatory Officer, Dubai Health City Authority, said “In the past five years, the UAE Government has launched several strategies including the National Innovation Strategy, The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy and Block Chain Strategy to empower change across industries. Disruptive technologies are offering effective tools to revolutionize the health sector by enabling innovative, cost-effective and patient-centred systems. Collaborations among health authorities across block chain are allowing us to have unified health systems and laying the foundation for new healthcare services such as telehealth.

 

Lina H Shadid,Healthcare Practice Leadat PwC, spoke on the New Health Economy focussing on digital transformation and the role of data and AI in the age of Trust.

 

Lina Shadid, Digital Health Lead at PwC Middle East noted: “The promise thatdata science and artificial intelligence (AI) hold forrevolutionising healthcare is undeniable – from the way healthcare is delivered all the way through to how data is collected, assessed and used to benefit the greater good. But for AI to truly benefit the healthcare system, we need to see a concerted effort on the part of the entire ecosystem, an effort to cut through the hype and prepare for the changes and potential that emerging technology bring to the industry. This transformation requires a collective effort — from providers, payers, patients and all the way through to regulators, data scientists and academics. The promise of big data and AI in healthcare is huge.”

 

Amit Sadana, General Manager & SVPAMESAat IQVIA spoke on how genetics will take digital health to a new level and decoding a genomic revolution. He highlighted on using genome sequence and big data to manage one’s health and how genetics will take digital health to the next level.

 

Atif Albraiki, CEO at Malaffiaddressed the audience how besides the many breakthroughs in medicine, healthcare data vastly remains in silos and how this affects the provision of care. He highlighted how Health Information Exchanges connect healthcare and provides value to stakeholders.

 

Mr Albraiki added, “I am glad that HIEs are now an integral part of all conversations around improving healthcare through technology. We are happy to carry the flag for connecting healthcare, by also sharing our experience with Malaffi, which has already started to provide value for both providers and patients.”

 

Nadine de Clercqand Natasha Faizan of Amana Healthcare presented the case of using eye gaze technology to communicate with children of special needs.

 

Haytham El Sahat, surgical oncologist and Medical director at Mediclinic spoke on the role of AI in medicine and how digitization will change the distribution of personnel and leadership roles.

 

Blending Nordic experience with local excellence, experts at the conference hailed from Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and GCC. Dr. Sven Korner, NLP/AI/Deep Learning Researcher from Germany,

 

Anni Iso-Mustajarvi, Head of Business Development at Mehilainen from Finlandspoke on the digitalization of patient journey and developing high quality services beyond traditional boundaries while Claus Nielsen of Data for Good Foundation from Denmark highlighted prevention and early intervention as a goal for improved population health.

 

Magnus Clarin, Dean – School of Information Science at Halmstad University in Swedenpresented a case study on AI driven care in response to healthcare challenges with insights and results from the region of Halland.

 

Ben Furneaux, Global Head of Affordability at Cigna spoke on cost care and the need for affordable healthcare solutions while Dr. Sven Korner delivered a keynote on using AI for profitability and using semantic processing to interpret data to deliver real knowledge.

 

Guests also had access to exhibitors in the foyer that included PwC, du, Evoteq, Anker Innovations, Thuraya, Prestidge Group and IQVIA.

 

The event gathered 250+ peers from across the ecosystem, and 20+ speakers for a dialogue, vital insights and networking as this C-level hub facilitates knowledge exchange and game-changing strategies. Digital Health Middle East brings C-level attendees including executives and CXO’s, governmental department heads, hospital leaders, nurse leaders, regulators, technologists, futurists and entrepreneurs.

Partners and speakers at IoT Middle East 2020 touch on utilising the IoT landscape to drive innovation

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An impressive line-up of partners and speakers addressed industry peers and stakeholders on utilising the IoT landscape to drive innovation at the 5th Internet of Things 2020, held at Armani Hotel Dubai.

The keynote addressed how AI has made business more profitable with Dr. Sven Korner and using semantic processing to interpret data to deliver real knowledge.

 Marwan bin Dalmook, SVP, ICT Commercial and Business Development and Smart City Operations, du got in conversation with Dr. Muneer Zuhdi, Partner at Bell Labs by Nokia on digitization, redefining business models and 5G.

 Jihad Tayara, CEO at Evoteq spoke about Smart homes, Office of the Future and smarter cities followed by Karl Feilder, Founder and Chairman of Neural Fuels presented AIoT cases on sustainable business models and mitigating climate change through technology.

Jassem Nasser, Chief Strategy Officer, Thuraya talked about the growing role of innovative applications before the panel discussions on monetizing IoT within ecosystems followed by Christophe Vloebergh presenting Daimler AG’s vision on the Future of Mobility.

Faraz Mehdi, Regional Sales head, eufy Security by ANKER spoke about the current challenges of home security, privacy of data, Ai in home security and ease of use with Smart Home Eco System followed by Fadi Hindi delivering a key note on the Future of the Workforce. 

Markku Willenius, Dean of Dubai Future Academy concluded the conference with a keynote on how to harness new technologies for human good and progress and how UAE will play a significant role as a testbed for resource efficient and adaptive economies.

Other notable speakers included Brian deFrancesca, Ahmed Kawakbi, Danish Farhan, Janne Kilpelainen, Dr. Mohammed Al Awadhi, Richard Estephan, Balaji Nambi and Fadi Hindi.

The cross-industry C-level conference brought together forward-thinking experts sharing insights on business, technology and organizational transformation to leverage new business and new eco-systems with a focus on how to generate business out of IoT, AI, ML and Intelligent automation. 

New tech like AI and ML needs the data of IoT to deliver accurate analyses and output. IoT adoption is hence expected to grow by two-digit numbers and reach $18 billion in MEA related IoT investments by 2023, as both governmental and private sector companies ramp up their digital transformation capabilities.

The 5th Internet of Things 2020 is a game-changing platform, attracting over 400 attendees yearly, addressing the business relevance of technology across multiple verticals.

Shoppers at Mazyad Mall Abu Dhabi can satisfy their coffee and sweets cravings at Dunkin’ Donuts

70thoutlet opens to celebrate the brands 70-year anniversary

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Shoppers at Mazyad Mall Abu Dhabi can satisfy their coffee and sweets cravings at   the newly opened Dunkin’ located on the ground floor of the Mall serving handcrafted coffee, and iced beverages, over 50 varieties of donuts, and an all-day breakfast that consists of bagels, croissants, egg sandwiches, muffins and other baked goods – their menu has something for every kind of taste bud.

 

Sineesh Vaikkattil, Mazyad Mall Manager said, “We are delighted that Dunkin’ opened their 70th UAE outlet at Mazyad Mall for their 70-year anniversary. In addition to their crafted coffee, they also produce over 30M handmade donuts per year locally to ensure every donut is fresh and full of flavour and we hope Dunkin’ Donuts becomes a regular meeting spot for our shoppers.”

 

Having established itself as a favorite among the discerning clientele of Abu Dhabi, Dunkin’ is known to go above and beyond to make sure that every cup of coffee they serve is as good as the last one.

 

Spending time with friends and family in UAE often involves a dose of ‘Qahwa’ and favourite among coffee lovers is the freshly brewed hand-crafted coffee made from high-quality, 100% Arabica beans at Dunkin’. They have their own strict coffee specifications, which are recognized by the industry as a superior grade of coffee.

 

Dunkin’s freshly ground and brewed coffee comes in a variety of delicious flavors, including Mocha, Caramel, French Vanilla, and Hazelnut.