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 The Greens, villas: Q1 no change. 3BR - Dh210-250,000. 4BR - Dh210-260,000. 5BR - Dh220-300,000. Q1 2013-Q1 2014 5% rise. Pawan Singh / The National

In pictures: Where Dubai rents have risen and fallen, Q1 2014

Find out how rental prices in the prime locations in Dubai have altered during the first three months of the year and the current rates you will pay according to data provided by Asteco.

 Above, the private pool of Ocean Heights' five-bedroom penthouse flat. Courtesy Christie’s International Real Estate

In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living

A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.

 The cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near the Tyn nad Vltavou in Czech Republic. The country wants to continue expanding nuclear energy capacity despite cancelling a tender to build two new units. David W Cerny / Reuters

In pictures: Best business images for the week to April 17, 2014

Here are some of the best business images for the week to April 17, 2014.

 Three generations of the Hakimi family tend to their stall Crawford Market in Mumbai. Subhash Sharma for The National

In pictures: Shopper’s delight at Crawford Market in Mumbai

Crawford Market is an old British-style covered market dealing in just about every kind of fresh food and domestic animal imaginable. Later on renamed Mahatma Jotirao Phule, the market remains popular among locals and visitors by its old name, taken from Arthur Crawford who was the first municipal commissioner of the city.

 The Wind, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition takes place from April 14 to April 16. Above, the Dewa showroom during last year’s Wetex. Jaime Puebla / The National

April corporate and economic calendar for the UAE and overseas

From Cityscape to Wetex to stock-market holidays to nations reporting first-quarter GDP figures, here is our helpful calendar of April's business events in the UAE and internationally.

 Get the latest information on credit cards, bank accounts and loan products in the UAE. Mark Lennihan / AP Photo

Rates report: Latest on UAE loans, accounts and credit cards

Souqamal.com brings you the latest interest rates on banking products in the UAE.


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GlobalFoundries partners with Samsung to produce next-generation chips for smartphones

April 18, 2014

The production process utilises a three-dimensional design and results in chips that are 20 per cent faster, 35 per cent more efficient and 15 per cent smaller than those produced with the current industry standard.


HTC and Samsung square off in battle of the Androids

April 16, 2014

HTC and Samsung are once again gearing up for battle with their latest releases.


GE, Saudi Aramco launch contest to improve desalination technology

April 15, 2014

Current desalination techniques are typically very energy intensive and energy consumption can account for up to 70 per cent of costs, according to a joint statement from the two companies.


How Flappy Bird made app developer $50,000 a day

April 15, 2014

The game propelled the unknown Vietnamese developer Dong Nguyen to rock-star status.

The Life

Moto G’s high quality and low price make it iPhone rival

April 14, 2014

While budget smartphones have their drawbacks, the Moto G has few niggles. Rather, it can do everything any other Android phone can – it’s just a lot cheaper.


Fast digital growth has UAE banks looking to a mobile future

April 12, 2014

Lenders are spending billions of dollars on technology inside and outside of branches that will reduce customer stress and put their staff to better use.


Arabic domains key to expanding language’s online presence

April 5, 2014

Content in Arabic accounts for just 3 per cent of all online content, while 12 per cent of the population of the world are Arabic speakers.


Apple bitten by cheap smartphones

April 3, 2014

The branding may be more modest, but it's all about delivery on performance – and of course the price.


Mubadala, Tawazun and Emirates Advanced Investments mull defence merger

April 3, 2014

Mubadala Development, Tawazun and Emirates Advanced Investments will explore a merger of their defence services businesses


HTC launches gold-plated smartphone in the Middle East

April 2, 2014

HTC is launching a gold-plated version of its new phone exclusively in the Middle East as a show of commitment to the region.