Instant View: Alibaba to Split into Six Units

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it plans split its business into six main units covering e-commerce, media and the cloud, adding that each will explore fundraising or initial public offerings. Alibaba’s U.S.-listed shares rose 7% in pre-market trading. Here are comments from analysts: THOMAS HAYES, CHAIRMAN AT GREAT HILL CAPITAL, NEW YORK “This is the […]

Empowering Regional Creativity

I’ve known Heather McDonald, one of the two protagonists of this article, for the better part of a decade. The impression she made on me, and doubtless, the whole media industry in the UAE was pure dynamite. As head of Filmmasters MEA, she had vision and an uncompromising attitude towards quality in both the films […]

Overview of Guided and Unguided Media

The world currently relies heavily on data transfer and media transmission. Yet the two types of media remain a topic under-discussed. Guided and unguided media transmit the media as we know it today. Wired or wirelessly, the technology we use couldn’t be perfected today without the presence of these two types. Guided Media The media […]