Three members of the Kuwaiti royal family have been jailed for five years for insulting the Emir in a group chat on WhatsAppThree members of the Kuwaiti royal family have been sentenced to five years in jail for insulting the country's ruler in a private group chatroom on messaging app WhatsApp.Thirteen people were tried by the court for sending insulting messages in a WhatsApp group with six people, including the three royals, receiving prison sentences with seven people acquitted.Unlike other states in the Persian Gulf, Kuwait does permit lawmakers and the media to criticise the government and the royal family over policy decisions, however, it is forbidden to criticise Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, who makes the final decision on all political issues.According to Reuters, one of the three royals convicted has been named as Sheikh Athbi al-Fahad al-Sabah, a former intelligence chief and the nephew of the Emir.But this isn't the first incident where royalty have been punished for criticising the Emir – in July 2012, Sheikh Meshaal al-Malik Al-Sabah, another member of the extended royal family, was arrested and held for several days for openly accusing the government of corruption on Twitter and calling for political reforms.Then in November 2012, Sheikh Abdullah Salem Al-Sabah, the grandson of the Emir's half brother, and Sheikh Nawaf Malek Al-Sabah were detained and questioned by Kuwait's secret service police, accused of insulting the Emir after they wrote tweets sympathetic to the Kuwaiti opposition.
Now, can taxitjänsten shoot börsplanerna in the future.It is the Saudi royal family-controlled fund, Public Investment Fund, the PIF, the night of Thursday, Swedish time advertise jätteinvesteringen.PIF goes up by 3.5 billion u.s. dollars, equivalent to almost sek 30 billion in the hajpade transport company Uber.the Money is said to come in handy as competition in the taxi-segment increases with each passing day.A consequence of the Saudi arabian state now becomes new major shareholder with 5 per cent of the shares are likely to Ubers long-awaited ipo is pushed forward further in time.PIF's investment means that Uber now has closed its latest financing round in which the former, inter alia, the Russian Letterone and the chinese Baidu invested.
As an air ambulance pilot, I love the fact that the helicopter I fly is fitted out with some of the life-saving medical equipment; and I consider social media to be central to how the Royal Family communicates in the 21st Century.Every year of my life has seen huge changes in the way we communicate, do business, form relationships, and choose governments.And many of you have already collaborated with charities and causes, including my own Royal Foundation, to reach new audiences in innovative and thoughtful ways.There is one issue that I want to ask for your assistance and energy, to help turn from a worrying challenge to an exciting opportunity - and that is how we protect children online.Children and young people use the Internet more than almost any of us, but are too young, inexperienced or lacking in the maturity of adults to make the right judgments about what is and what is not safe.From the girls developing eating disorders after being subjected to a campaign of abuse on social media, to the teenage boys who took their own lives following constant targeting - as a parent myself, I was appalled.
The Duke was speaking at the Founders Forum in WatfordThe Duke of Cambridge has spoken of his concern that Prince George and Princess Charlotte could be targeted by cyberbullies and called on internet leaders to fight online abuse.As Catherine and I started our family a few years ago, I was alarmed by the increasing reports of online bullying that were making headlines around the world, the Duke told the Founders Forum, a technology conference in Watford.He said reports of teenagers developing eating disorders and suicidal thoughts because of cyberbullying were particularly worrying.The Duke was speaking to an audience including influential tech entrepreneursSpeaking to an audience including Eric Schmidt and Omid Kordestani, the chairmen of Google and Twitter, he said: Thanks to the transparency that technology brings, we have the opportunities for others – friends, teachers, even strangers – to intervene.The Duke watches Nao the robot dance Credit: PA Technology companies can help by putting children at the heart of the latest social media developments.He said that social media was central to how the royal family communicates in the 21st century , but joked that he was avoiding it because he did not want to know the football score.
Why advertise with us"As Catherine and I started our family a few years ago, I was alarmed about the increasing reports of online bullying that were making headlines around the world," he said.The Duke of Cambridge said that despite the downsides, modern technology plays an intrinsic role in modern and even in royal life.As an air ambulance pilot, I love the fact that the helicopter I fly is fitted out with some of the life-saving medical equipment; and I consider social media to be central to how the Royal Family communicates in the 21st century."A lot is said publicly about the challenges that new technologies – particularly the Internet – can create for people, in terms of the spread of extremism, invasions into our privacy, and the security of our data.The robot which dances and speaks 19 languages has been described by its creators San Jose-based company Flex, as "the most advanced humanoid robot ever created."The prince also experienced "augmented reality" - or AR - glasses which enable wearers to add information and imagery to your environment and tried out a human-sized drone.
The UK s longest-ever reigning monarch 64 years in office and counting , Queen Elizabeth II, exerts an extraordinary amount of influence over Britain and the rest of the world.In an article published by Fortune Magazine in September 2015, 27 percent of Chinese shoppers said they draw inspiration for fashion and home style from the Queen and the rest of Britain s royal family.And when Chinese consumers were asked what words they associate with Britain, 25 percent said the Queen.In 1997, an estimated 32.1 million viewers watched Princess Diana s funeral on television, according to the BBC.Over 24 million viewers in the UK watched 2011 s royal wedding on the BBC and ITV, and nearly 23 million Americans turned on their television sets to watch Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot.The estimated numbers for the BBC and ITV put the royal wedding in the all-time top 10 most-watched television programs of all time in the UK.
If, unlike me, you look ineffably cool wearing a giant parka, slogging around in the snow and freezing your bum off, you might consider a jaunt to the White Desert camp in Antarctica.Also, you ll need £55,000 for an 11-night stay.The camp has been around for some time — it s supposedly played host to members of the Saudi royal family, Prince Harry, and two brawling heiresses — but as Bloomberg reports, it recently received a complete luxury overhaul for its 10th birthday.What does that mean, exactly?Bloomberg has all the one-percenter friendly details:What it now humbly calls sleeping pods are six heated fiberglass domes, with bamboo headboards, Saarinen chairs, fur throws, and en suite bathrooms stocked with sustainable Lost Explorer-brand toiletries, created by a scion of the de Rothschild family.
If, unlike me, you look ineffably cool wearing a giant parka, slogging around in the snow and freezing your butt off, you might consider a jaunt to the White Desert camp in Antarctica.Also, you ll need $72,000 for an 11-night stay.The camp has been around for some time—it s supposedly played host to members of the Saudi royal family, Prince Harry, and two brawling heiresses —but as Bloomberg reports, it recently received a complete luxury overhaul for its 10th birthday.What does that mean, exactly?Bloomberg has all the one-percenter friendly details:What it now humbly calls sleeping pods are six heated fiberglass domes, with bamboo headboards, Saarinen chairs, fur throws, and en suite bathrooms stocked with sustainable Lost Explorer-brand toiletries, created by a scion of the de Rothschild family.
Paul Grusevich, JetSmarter's head of global expansion is sat in the corner of the private jet lounge reception.It says it gets a "vast" discount on the prices of empty legs but declined to give anGrusevich says it results in a "win-win" scenario for operators as they're able to make money
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Kate Middleton the Duchess of Cambridge, has had her iCloud account hacked and thousands of private photographs stolen, according to The Independent.The information retrieved is believed to include personal photos of the royal family and of Middleton with her fiancé James Matthews.SEE ALSO: If you use any Yahoo services, here's what to do following the massive breachThe publication noted Middleton's lawyers confirmed her account has been accessed and that her and Matthews have requested their privacy to be respected.The royal correspondent for the Daily Mail reported that 3,000 photos had been taken from Middleton's account and a person going by the name "mas" was attempting to sell them to media organizations.The most notable hacks of this kind happened in 2014, when celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Kirsten Dunst had their information stolen, including nude photographs, via an iCloud hack.
In the next few weeks, Netflix will unwrap two box-fresh British"Black Mirror," a dystopian drama from the authorial voice of Charlie Brooker, will launch on October 21. November 4, Peter Morgan's lavish royal family drama "The Crown" makes its Netflix debut.Both are made by British companies House of Tomorrow and Left
Saudi Arabia has executed the royal family in rare case, where prince Turki bin Saud al Kabir was found guilty of Adel a-Mahemidin shot to death.the Prince was executed in the capital Riyadh, told the Guardian.Kabir became 134 a person who in Saudi Arabia was executed this year.Arab News reported on the case in 2014, told, that the prince was doomed to Riyadh in court for the death of his friend's killing.In 2012, the incident began with a dispute about the desert camp.When the prince noticed that his victim was his friend and colleague, he took the Arab news was according to contact the police.
It looks like the Inhumans movie is no more.Marvel has just announced that, seemingly instead of seeing the adventures of Black Bolt, Medusa, and the Inhuman royal family as a movie, they will now appear in their own TV show on ABC.The series will be co-produced between Marvel, ABC, and IMAX—and in a strange move, will sort of still be a movie event for Marvel next year.The first two episodes of the show will premiere worldwide across IMAX-compatible theaters with a two week exclusivity window, before airing on ABC in the fall of 2017 as a weekly series.According to sources speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, The Inhumans show s first season will run for eight episodes, and the series is not considered a direct spinoff of the events of Agents of SHIELD.That is presumably because although the Inhumans as a concept have slowly begun to be introduced on TV through Agents of SHIELD, that world will be blown right open in the Inhumans show—which will indeed tell the story of Black Bolt and the Royal Family, according to the press release provided by Marvel.
It has been censored by the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society" on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand.Thailand s government dramatically increased internet censorship of insults to the royal family after the death of the nation s king last month.While the nation has collectively grieved since the Oct. 13 passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the government has also focused on eliminating online remarks it deems offensive to the late monarch, his queen or his heir-apparent, Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn.Since the king's death, Thailand has charged more than 20 people with making anti-royalty statements, requested deportations of suspects from at least seven countries and attempted to wipe out content it finds offensive from websites and social media."The amount of content restricted in Thailand under these laws is absolutely of concern, particularly as the lese majeste provisions are used to stifle legitimate dissent, both through blocking and content removal," said Madeline Earp, who researches Asian internet censorship for the nonprofit Freedom House.The military says the lese majeste law is necessary to safeguard the monarchy and national security.
the Influential billionaire investor and saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal has appealed to the women driving ban in favour of abolition, told the BBC.Alwaleed said the case was an economic necessity as well as a women's rights issue.Saudi Arabia is currently the only country in the world where women are not allowed to drive a car, and where women's rights aktivistejä is under arrest for the prohibition of defiance.Prince Alwaleed is the Saudi royal family, the outspoken member, who has been criticized in the past for women's rights restrictions in the country.he has no official political position in the country, but he is Kingdom Holding Company, the khc chairman, and the company has holdings in a large american bank in Citigroupissa as well as the Euro Disney theme park, which is listed on the Saudi stock exchange.the khc claims to be one of the largest foreign investors in the united states, and it has ties to hotels, real estate, and news media.
Private jet marketplace JetSmarter has raised $105 million in a third round of funding at a $1.5 billion pre-money valuation.JetSmarter enables you to book idle jets and unused seats via an app in exchange for a membership fee.New investors in the round include an Abu Dhabi-based growth equity fund; strategic partner JetEdge, the leading large cabin private jet operator; KZ Capital, a London-based venture capital firm; and a Qatar-based private equity fund, among other strategic private investors.Existing investors who also participated include members of the Saudi royal family and musician Shawn Jay Z Carter.The company has also appointed Bradley Stewart, Xojet president and CEO and senior advisor to private equity firm TPG, to its board of directors.This announcement comes off the heels of JetSmarter s recent partnership with Xojet, to further expand its private jet offerings for members across North America.JetSmarter has more than 250 employees.The company says it doesn t have direct competitors, but startups like SurfAir are also trying to disrupt traditional air travel.JetSmarter offers services such as JetShuttle, where members can search for and book a seat on a private jet on an already scheduled route.With JetCharter, members can customize and create their own charter flights.And with JetDeals, members can book a one-way flight to a new destination city daily.Over the past 12 months, JetSmarter has significantly expanded its private jet services, with a main focus on increasing its shared, scheduled JetShuttle fights across the United States, Europe, and the Middle East, in New York, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Atlanta, London, Paris, Moscow, Dubai, Milan, and more.
A Florida startup backed by rap mogul Jay Z and the Saudi royal family said it has landed $105 million in fresh funds by promising to make it easy to book private jets through an app.JetSmarter Inc. said Monday that it raised the money from an assortment of investors including venture capitalists, fund managers, celebrities and technologists.The four-year-old company has raised at least $157 million over several funding rounds.JetSmarter, based in Fort Lauderdale, buys empty seats from private-jet operators and then makes them available through its app, either on scheduled shuttle flights on major routes or empty-leg trips, in which planes are flown empty from one airport to another for their next passenger flight.The latest round includes funding from previous investor Jay Z, whose legal name is Shawn Carter, as well as investment firm KZ Capital, private jet operator Jet Edge International and others like an Abu Dhabi-based growth equity fund and a Qatar-based private-equity fund, according to the company.JetSmarter is bringing private aviation to everyone, said Wayne Chang, a product strategy executive at Twitter Inc. and a prior investor in the company.
Last year, took the Jetsmarter, which is a kind of Uber fixed for private aircraft, approximately 172 million.On investerarlistan were, among other things, the american rapper and Tidal-owner Jay-Z, the saudi royal family, high-ranking people on Twitter and Goldman Sachs.the company Now has taken in close to a billion dollars, 105 million dollars, to a score of just over sek 13 billion, writes Techcrunch.Also in this round involved the rapper and the saudi royal family.furthermore, the Abu Dhabi-based investment fund (eif) Jet Edge, the London-based venture capital firm COMMAND of the Capital, as well as a range of strategic partners" in capital.the funds will mainly be used for global expansion and to expand the number of routes and aircraft on the platform.
Jetsmarter is the artist of Jay Z's marketplace for the flights with the private jet has received 962 million in venture capital, a business valuation at closer to 14 billion.Jetsmarter is a beta patch, where customers can get access to the jet that is not used or empty seats on existing routes.Early investors in the company was the saudi royal family and Jay Z. In this round attended the venture capital firm from London, Qatar and Abu Dhabi.JetSmarter has more than 250 employees.
Nintendo has finally announced that The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild will be released on 3 March, alongside its upcoming hybrid console — the Nintendo Switch.The gaming giant confirmed that the highly anticipated open-world RPG will be a launch title for the new system towards the end of its special Switch livestream on Friday with a gorgeous new trailer giving fans their very first look at Princess Zelda."The history of the royal family of Hyrule is also the history of Calamity Ganon, a primal evil that has endured over the ages," a voice says during the nearly four-minute trailer.While previous trailers focused more on the title's gameplay, the new footage shows off a bit of the game's story where Link seems to have lost his memory of the events that took place over a hundred years ago that changed the face of his world.In addition to featuring various other companion characters, the video also shows off the adventure game's vast landscape, diverse environments and sweeping, beautiful vistas, ranging from snow-covered fields to lush, vibrant plains.It also shows protagonist Link scaling a mountain, riding on his trusty steed, hang gliding and battling various towering creatures with some exciting gameplay footage.