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Abu Dhabi’s ‘safe zone’ at UFC Fight Island ensures maximum safety for all

An 11-square-kilometre stretch of Yas Island has been blocked off from the public to create a safety bubble for all those involved with the ongoing UFC event

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA merged company to be called Stellantis

The merger is expected to be completed in early 2021

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MEBAA business aviation airshow will be held this December in Dubai

It will take place from December 8-10, 2020, at the DWC, Airshow Site in Dubai

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Ford’s new 2021 Bronco will revive iconic model after 24-year hiatus

The car will enter into production at Ford’s Michigan plant early next year

Dubai’s La Perle to open DSS edition show on July 30

Dubai’s aqua theatre show will reopen after temporary closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic

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How the private aviation sector in the Middle East is responding to the Covid-19 crisis

Pre-pandemic estimates suggested that there are approximately 800 private jets registered in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

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Menswear major and America’s oldest retailer, Brooks Brothers, goes bankrupt

The company listed assets and liabilities of at least $500m each in court papers

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UAE residents and citizens cannot travel abroad for tourism

Residents who wish to visit their home countries and return to the UAE will be permitted to do so

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit to feature a drive-in cinema

The movies will be showcased every Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting July 9

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Netflix 4K support expected on Mac devices via Apple’s upcoming Big Sur update

Apple is expected to release the update this fall

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Geneva Motor Show 2021 cancelled, event to be sold

The foundation that runs the show said that it will sell the rights to the show to Palexpo SA, the exhibition center that hosts the event

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Mercedes-Benz And Nvidia to collaborate on automated driving technology

Mercedes vehicles featuring the new technology are expected to debut in 2024

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Dell launches powerful midrange G7 gaming laptop

It will be available in two versions: 15- and 17-inches

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Nissan Middle East reports 0.5% growth in domestic sales for FY 2019

It will introduce eight new models to the region over the next two years

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BMW And Mercedes end self-driving car partnership

The two carmakers had previously said that they intended to jointly develop a Level 4 self-driving car by 2024

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Hands-on review: OPPO Find X2 Pro 5G

A new flagship 5G device which is in many ways a response to the pandemic that now requires smartphones to be mini workstations in themselves

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The OPPO Find X2 Pro 5G is coming to the UAE market

It will be launched in partnership with Etisalat on June 18

UAE residents, citizens allowed to travel to select countries from June 23

The categories of people allowed to travel along with the approved destinations will be announced at a later date

Abu Dhabi issues guidelines for reopening museums, cultural sites

Visitor occupancy must not exceed 40 per cent of the total capacity at these facilities

Hyundai to donate medical equipment worth $2.4m to countries in MEA

Over 603,000 items including face masks, hand sanitisers, protective equipment and 43 ambulances will be donated to 37 countries

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Cyber-attack forces Honda to halt production at a few of its factories

Investigators believe that the virus was a type of ransomware called Snake

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Ralf Brandstätter appointed as Volkswagen brand CEO

He previously occupied the position of COO of Volkswagen Passenger Cars

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Casio watch inspired by Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed to aid Emirates Red Crescent

Of the money earned through its sale, 30 per cent was donated to the UAE-based humanitarian organisation

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Aston Martin appoints SentinelOne as official cybersecurity partner

The cybersecurity firm’s endpoint protection platform will help secure the carmaker’s manufacturing, headquarters, supply chain, and field offices

Listen in: OPPO Enco W31 launches in the Middle East

The company’s first-ever wireless headphones is now available in the region

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Nissan posts biggest loss in 20 years, unveils turnaround plan

A four-year plan calls for production to be cut by 20 per cent to about 5.4 million vehicles a year

Saudi Arabia among first destinations to adopt global safety stamp protocol

Eligible businesses such as hotels, restaurants, airlines, cruise lines, tour operators, restaurants, outdoor shopping, transportation and airports, will be able to use the stamp once the health and hygiene protocols have been implemented

Vox temporarily closes drive-in cinema at Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates

The move come after the government modified the timings of its daily sanitisation drive

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Tesla expected to soon reveal ‘million-mile-battery’

Tesla has collaborated with Chinese company Contemporary Amperex Technology for this battery