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Posted: 08-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Marc Faber the Swiss fund manager and Gloom Boom & Doom editor spoke today about the Standard & Poor's credit rating downgrade of US sovereign debt, and how the downgrade was long overdue as the 'junk bond' was no longer worth of an AAA rating. He views the downgrade as moderately positive for equities because it shows investors there is a risk in holding government bonds and discusses the conditions that will lead to QE3. Speaking in an interview from Chiang Mai, Thailand, with Susan Li on Bloomberg's "Asia Edge" this morning, Faber said a government b
Posted: July 2, 2018
UAE. Working abroad loses appeal, workplace relationships remain priority, in global study by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Network; London continues to be the first-choice city for talent worldwide.
Posted: June 27, 2018
UAE. Modern ERP, robo-workers and AI could plug industry skills gap and help businesses get fit for digital transformation.
Posted: June 27, 2018
UAE. One of the main challenges to growth in the luxury industry in the Middle East according to the Deloitte report is retaining shoppers who might otherwise buy luxury goods elsewhere, mainly in European cities.
Posted: June 27, 2018
UAE. Cryptocurrency mining and cryptojacking offer cybercriminals lower risk, higher efficacy, ease of monetization of efforts; Adding passive exploitation to portolio of ransomware extortion, data breach theft, and fraud.
Posted: June 25, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. The digital age has thrown us all into a game of Survivor that requires a brave new strategy across all organisational silos; Want to be disruption's final survivor? Learn to beat it at its own game. Learn how to be disruptive yourself, first.
Posted: June 25, 2018
UAE. 73.4% of Middle East job seekers have had positive job interview experiences, according to the Bayt.com "Job Interviews in the Middle East and North Africa" poll.
Posted: June 22, 2018
Bain & Company's spring luxury update highlights four trends shaping the personal luxury goods market in 2018 and beyond.
Posted: June 21, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Private sector can be an important partner in meeting US$320 billion in oil and gas investment, Crescent Petroleum CEO tells OPEC seminar.
Posted: June 18, 2018
UAE. 24% of Middle Eastern entrepreneurs are motivated by social impact and view it as their top priority as a business owner; 66% are undertaking angel investing.
Posted: June 16, 2018
UAE. MENA region recorded 93 deals amounting to US$15.4b in Q1 2018; UAE records highest announced Q1 deal value in the region at US$5.1b; Oil & gas deal value reached US$7.2b in Q1 2018; Almost 80% of MENA boards focused on portfolio transformation.
Posted: June 14, 2018
UAE. McAfee report sounds industry alarm: Don't start the blockchain revolution without making security a top priority.
Posted: June 13, 2018
UAE. 3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023; 5G commercial launches this year; 20% of global mobile data traffic will be on 5G networks in 2023.
Posted: June 13, 2018
UAE. Sophos Email now boosted by artificial intelligence; Protects emails on Microsoft Office365, Google G-Suite, Exchange 2003+; Cloud-managed protection through Sophos Central.
Posted: June 12, 2018
UAE. Blockchain's system for record-keeping, transparency and verification could replace the role of trust in our society; It can bring new efficiencies to commerce and profoundly change how the world conducts business and interacts with governments.
Posted: June 11, 2018
UAE. Two in three UAE respondents polled by Bayt.com and YouGov save a portion of their monthly income.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 20, 2018
UAE. Burglars can't steal your property if they can't break into your house. Here are some extra precautions you should take before leaving for your holidays.
date:Posted: July 19, 2018
UAE. The technologies most valuable to national defence are those that maximise the nation's freedom to develop and use its military capability as it sees fit.
date:Posted: July 18, 2018
UAE. Predictive deep learning technology looks for suspicious attributes of malicious code and learns as it goes to provide constantly evolving protection for servers - even if systems are unpatched.
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