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Posted: 01-08-2011
UAE. Nada al Qassimi was the head of media and marketing at the Dubai Health Authority when the company hired to run the campaign on diabetes botched the job. Having seen too many companies, especially foreign ones, run bad campaigns because of the lack of understanding of the local culture, she decided to open her own company, Two 12, in the midst of the recession in March 2008, to provide better marketing and advertising services to organisations in the UAE. Over in Abu Dhabi, Ziad al Khaja and Abboud al Braiki of Visual Advertising created the city’s first roadside recycling bins that g
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Announced MENA IPO deal value reached US$236.7 million in Q3 2017; Musharaka REIT Fund in Saudi Arabia raised US$ 95.1 million, largest IPO by capital raised; Global IPO activity for 2017 on course to be the busiest year since 2007.
Posted: December 15, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. AI will create 2.3 million jobs in 2020, while eliminating 1.8 million.
Posted: December 15, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Nearly all (94%) device makers have invested in software development in the past five years; Nine in 10 (88%) believe the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving growth within the manufacturing industry; 84% have changed their business model to put software at its core in delivering services and generating revenue.
Posted: December 14, 2017
UAE. As the interconnection junction between network providers, cloud providers and the enterprise, Equinix has a unique perspective on IT trends and where things are headed.
Posted: December 14, 2017
UAE. IA professionals and executive stakeholders increasingly want internal auditors to become strategic business partners.
Posted: December 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. As our systems will get smarter, so too will our ability to understand their interconnectedness. Imagine the transformative power we could unlock if we could see the cumulative impact of a billion small actions in motion. Could IoT be the hero to save us from ourselves?
Posted: December 13, 2017
UAE. The first of its kind survey in the Middle East aims at gauging the "market sentiment" and share the internal challenges faced by the downstream industry in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Posted: December 12, 2017
UAE. Forty-four of the top 100 UAE-based companies have reported on their sustainability performance, according to a KPMG survey.
Posted: December 11, 2017
UAE. "The primary objective of any strategy should be to improve student outcomes through removing barriers to learning and improving students' social, emotional and behavioural learning and wellbeing."
Posted: December 11, 2017
UAE. White paper - in collaboration between Etisalat Deloitte and Huawei - shares lessons learned in how technologies combined can elevate a Telco's capabilities to revamp their business.
Posted: December 10, 2017
UAE. Declining reserves and revenues, along with rising domestic energy demand, require a shift to enable performance and sustainability.
Posted: December 9, 2017
UAE. Recent geopolitical developments on the regional front and new residential legislation in Dubai are both likely to impact the emirate's property market. 
Posted: December 8, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. While these predictions do not constitute Saxo's official market forecasts for 2018, they represent a warning of a potential misallocation of risk among investors who typically see just a one percent likelihood to these events materialising; 2018 will be a true roller coaster ride compared to an outrageously placid 2017.
Posted: December 8, 2017
UAE. JLL's latest Global Cities Ranking highlights the city's growing global influence in the lead up to Expo 2020; Dubai ranks 27th out of the 300 cities surveyed.

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date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Announced MENA IPO deal value reached US$236.7 million in Q3 2017; Musharaka REIT Fund in Saudi Arabia raised US$ 95.1 million, largest IPO by capital raised; Global IPO activity for 2017 on course to be the busiest year since 2007.
date:Posted: December 15, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. AI will create 2.3 million jobs in 2020, while eliminating 1.8 million.
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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