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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: October 21, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Leadership commitment, resilience and collaboration critical to success; 40% of survey respondents cite the disruption of operations as the biggest consequence of a cyberattack, followed by the compromise of sensitive data (39%), harm to product quality (32%), and harm to human life (22%).
Posted: October 21, 2017
UAE. 65% of GCC CEOs are more optimistic than their global counterparts about disruption; 87% embrace disruption as being more of an opportunity than a threat.
Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Fintech will reduce the profitability of some of the UAE. GCC banks' business lines, particularly money transfer and foreign-currency exchange.
Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Equity and equity-related issuance: US$1.2 billion; Debt issuance: US$84.1 billion; Investment banking fees: US$669.2 million.
Posted: October 19, 2017
Analysts discuss security trends at the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in Dubai; Security services will continue to be the fastest growing segment in line with global trends, especially IT outsourcing, consulting and implementation services.
Posted: October 19, 2017
UAE. Contractors and developers are racing against time to complete some of the major infrastructure and mixed-use projects for Expo 2020; These projects will create 500,000 new employment over the next 8 years.
Posted: October 18, 2017
UAE. New survey reveals progressive CIOs tap machine learning to solve everyday work problems.
Posted: October 15, 2017
UAE. New report illustrates how creative uses of unmanned aerial vehicles are disrupting the way companies build, operate and maintain their networks.
Posted: October 14, 2017
UAE. The company conducted simulations of its advanced technologies including machine learning, artificial intelligence and analytics to illustrate how they are helping address challenges, enhance competitiveness and deliver tangible benefits to businesses.
Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. 44 of the world's cities ranked according to their "magnetism" in The Mori Memorial Foundation's GPCI 2017; Dubai featured for the first time with strong ratings for corporate tax rates, ranking No.11 in that category.
Posted: October 12, 2017
UAE. As communities mature, and as end users start to dominate certain areas, qualitative factors start coming to the forefront; these factors not only help in the guidance of investors, they also assist in designing subsequent master communities.
Posted: October 11, 2017
UAE. Strategic cooperation to leverage Cisco's expertise to deliver effective, technology-enabled safety and security and facilitate the management of the UAE's capital.
Posted: October 11, 2017
UAE. 2017 shows signs of improvement on 2016, but less than anticipated due to the oil market; Deficits could be larger than anticipated, likely prompting additional borrowing; Momentum building in key parts of the regional economy, though potential headwinds from further fiscal tightening and political climate.
Posted: October 10, 2017
UAE. Saudi Arabia gears up to drive startups to the next level at the Middle East and Africa's largest startup conference; Ecosystem heavyweights Wa'ed Ventures, Badir and more join 250 of the world's leading venture capitalists and innovation champions to redefine global startup agenda.
Posted: October 9, 2017
UAE. The FSRA's Guidance provides clarifications for those who seek to use ICOs to raise funds, and those who are considering investing in them.

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date:Posted: October 21, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Leadership commitment, resilience and collaboration critical to success; 40% of survey respondents cite the disruption of operations as the biggest consequence of a cyberattack, followed by the compromise of sensitive data (39%), harm to product quality (32%), and harm to human life (22%).
date:Posted: October 21, 2017
UAE. 65% of GCC CEOs are more optimistic than their global counterparts about disruption; 87% embrace disruption as being more of an opportunity than a threat.
date:Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Fintech will reduce the profitability of some of the UAE. GCC banks' business lines, particularly money transfer and foreign-currency exchange.
INTERNATIONAL. Leadership commitment, resilience and collaboration critical to success; 40% of survey respondents cite the disruption of operations as the biggest consequence of a cyberattack, followed by the compromise of sensitive data (39%), harm to product quality (32%), and harm to human life (22%).
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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