The new Google Tech Hub space, first announced in 2014, will be the first Google partner in the MENA region.
Astro Labs would like to focus on mobile app development, which they see as a huge growth area in the Middle East, thanks to high mobile penetration rates.
It has been called the Vegas of the Middle East, but Dubai goes way, way beyond that: By 2010, if all goes according to plan, it may well be the greatest city on earth. A guided tour through steroidal capitalism, world revolution, and the finest hotel rooms money can buy If you are like I was three weeks ago, before I went to Dubai, you may not know exactly where Dubai is. If America was looking for a pluralistic, tax-free, laissez-faire, diverse, inclusive, tolerant, no-holds-barred, daringly capitalist country to serve as a shining City on the Hill for the entire Middle East, we should have left Iraq alone and sponsored a National Peaceful Tourist Excursion to Dubai and spent our 90 quadrillion Iraq War dollars there.
Somewhere north of Pakistan, an idyllic mountain kingdom ruled by gentle goatherds? You might also not know, as I did not know, what Dubai is all about or why someone would want to send you there. By 2010, if all goes according to plan, Dubai will have: the world's tallest skyscraper (2,300 feet), largest mall, biggest theme park, longest indoor ski run, most luxurious underwater hotel (accessible by submarine train); a huge (2,000-acre, 60,000-resident) development called International City, divided into nation-neighborhoods (England, China, France, Greece, etc.) within which all homes will be required to reflect the national architectural style; not to mention four artificially constructed island mega-archipelagoes (three shaped like giant palm trees, the fourth like a map of the world) built using a specially designed boat that dredges up tons of ocean-bottom sand each day and sprays it into place.
Work hard, take risks, maybe build your own business. Of course, there's another highly traditional path to acquiring wealth that isn't talked about quite as much these days: Marry money. As in not a mere millionaire (a dime a dozen these days) but an honest-to-goodness billionaire - make that 10 figures after the dollar sign, please.
True, it's not politically correct to go hunting for a marital meal ticket (or for that matter, to write about it).
He tends to go for more of a swagger and 'baby I want you' flavor to his music so this is a nice change up.
No more scrimping and scraping to make your annual Roth IRA contribution.
The dedicated gym bunny took to the sea in a brightly coloured kayak and flexed her strong biceps as she chopped through the waves with her oar.
While away on her mini-break, Chloe also went for a cooling dip in the pool and took the opportunity to showcase her fit frame in a white two-piece with a fetching palm tree print.
They also hope to increase female-led startups by 25 percent.
In addition to a partnership with Google, the new hub will allow movement in the ecosystem from both directions, as they will be bringing in startups from India.
(An Indian kid shouted, "Dad, looks like a microchip!