Category: Review

RS4 Avant: Grace, Pace, and Space

Few cars can hope to match the RS4 Avant’s astonishing mix of utility and brute power. By Ghaith Madadha Audi’s RS4 Avant is a rare example of a vehicle that gets pretty much everything right. It manages to simultaneously be…

Developing A Facebook Strategy

Facebook is one of the most useful tools in marketing. But is your company making the best use of it? By Jane Hosking Many companies have a Facebook presence, but according to social media consultant and trainer Khaled ElAhmad, few…

8 Signs You’re Not an Entrepreneur

By Sadad Talhouni Before you quit your job and jump into the world of startups and accelerators, are you sure you’re capable of captaining your own company? We asked the pros at Oasis 500 what warning signs indicate that someone…

Galaxy Note 4: A Multitasking Monster

Samsung’s flagship smartphone improves on its predecessor in every way. By Sadad Talhouni With the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung finally seems to be getting the hang of upgrading their devices in worthwhile ways. Almost every aspect of the phablet is…

Venture Explains: 3D Printing

What is it? Many are predicting a manufacturing revolution is about to be ushered in by 3D printers: machines that can create a three-dimensional replica of almost any object, from toy figurines to human cartilage. While the technology for 3D…

Dana Reserve: A Serene Getaway

Escape the chaos of the city with a trip to the beautiful and tranquil Dana Biosphere Reserve. By Jane Hosking The sand and crimson colored rock features of the Dana Biosphere Reserve, shaped by water and wind over thousands of…

Maserati: Luxury Uncompromised

Maserati’s new Quattroporte four-door sports sedan is quick, luxurious, and eminently practical. By Ghaith Madadha A few years ago at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Italy, a Ferrari executive hosting the media dinner was adamant his iconic company would never produce…

From Family-Run to Family-Owned

As it proved with the Nuqul Group, separating ownership from management can help a family business thrive.  By Elisa Oddone Family-owned businesses make up 90 percent of the companies in our region. But as important an economic driver as they…

Venture Explains: Cheap Oil

For as long as they last, cheap oil prices have far-reaching implications.  Why are oil prices so low? Fracking, which involves shooting a mixture of water, sand, and chemicals into the ground to crack open deposits of oil and natural gas,…

Dealing with Disaster

From a computer crash to a natural disaster, is your company prepared? By Jane Hosking With the imminent arrival of snow storm Huda, businesses across the Kingdom may be forced to suspend operations for days and could be at risk…