UAE University is to work with Google to develop a technology lab that seeks to turn young people's obsession with phones and gadgets into a desire to create their own products and businesses. The Google Innovation Hub was announced yesterday and is scheduled to open by the end of this year. The centre, to be built on the university's campus, focuses on showing young people how they could produce Android apps, build robots and how to master search engine engine technology.
An Emirati father has described how his family was pulled over and held at gunpoint by police in Switzerland, before he and his wife were handcuffed in front of their children in a bizarre case of mistaken identity. Bu Hamad, his wife and two children, four and six, found themselves surrounded by four police cars while driving between Zurich and Lugano while on holiday last week.
Asked how he saw the Middle East in 10 years’ time, the UAE Ambassador to Washington, Yousef Al Otaiba said: “What we would like to see is more secular, stable, prosperous, empowered, strong government.”These ambitions, expressed on the Charlie Rose political talk show at the weekend, would have seemed entirely reasonable to his western audience. For others it was seen as an opportunity to create divisions among the UAE and its friends and allies. For them, one word stood out: secular.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
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World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".