BlackBerry cancels UAE launch party for new smartphone

Organisers said on Tuesday that an exclusive preview of the new BlackBerry Pearl 9105 smartphone device in Dubai has been cancelled. Arabian Business can reveal that the preview party, which was due to be held at Prive at the Armani Hotel on Wednesday evening, has been postponed until a later date. The decision follows an announcement on Sunday by the UAE that it will ban certain BlackBerry services in the country from October 11.

Sky City One in China: 104 elevators, living space for 174,000

Broad Group, a construction company in China, has announced it will built the world’s tallest skyscraper in just 90 days. Plus, says Broad Group, its building will be much cheaper to build than the Burj Khalifa in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) which is currently the world’s tallest manmade structure at 830 meters (2,723 feet).

Record-breaking Time Out Dubai measures in at 828m. Get your copy while you can

Time Out Dubai’s commemorative Burj Khalifa edition is on sale now. To mark the occasion of the opening of the world’s tallest building.Time Out has created the world’s tallest magazine.

One World Trade Center Tower now World’s most expensive

The politically-charged project has experienced waves of delays and price increases in the decade since the September 11th attacks, almost doubling from its original estimate of $2 billion. Even at these more modest numbers, however, the tower would still have dwarfed other global projects, including the Burj Khalifa - the world’s tallest tower - at a mere $1.5 billion.

Underwater neutrino detector will be the second largest structure ever built

Plans are afoot to build a gigantic, state-of-the-art neutrino detector beneath the Mediterranean Sea. This particle-hunting behemoth would be taller than the Burj Khalifa and the second biggest structure ever built, second only to the Great Wall of China.

Unplugged Burj Khalifa turns into Earth Hour’s tallest dark tower

The world’s tallest tower plunged into partial darkness for an hour yesterday to commemorate Earth Hour, the world’s biggest awareness event dedicated to fighting climate change. The Burj Khalifa joined landmarks such as the London Eye, the Eiffel Tower, the Pyramids and the Forbidden City in Beijing in the campaign, which aimed at attracting a billion people this year.

Burj Khalifa – World Record For Highest Aluminium And Glass Facade

Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, 828 meters, was inaugurated on Jan 4, 2010. The tower accomplished a world record for the highest installation of aluminium and glass façade, at a height of 512 meters.

Sky Has a Limit in China, ‘Supertall’ Designer Says

Malott also gave an example of what wouldn’t be built in China: “One Kilometer Tower,” a proposed supertall building that would be the first to reach 1,000 meters (3,281 feet). By comparison, the world’s highest building, recently completed Burj Khalifa in Dubai, tops out at a mere 828 meters (2,716 feet).

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