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INTERNATIONAL. In its latest monthly Global Focus, Standard Chartered predicts there will be no sharp upturn in the current US recession and it will have a global impact. The rest of world may be better insulated, but not decoupled, and as risk aversion mounts, countries with current account deficits will see their currencies under pressure.The big story that is set to continue to unfold over coming months, and indeed years, is how the balance of global economic and financial power is shifting, from West to East. But three issues currently stand out. First, how severe will be th
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 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 11, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The evolution of our way of life is moving at an exponential rate with all these innovations. If this is how our needs are addressed now, imagine what it would be like in 20 years.
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 9, 2017
UAE. Latest GSMA Mobile Connectivity Index tracks global progress on mobile internet adoption.
Posted: October 9, 2017
UAE. Adoption of mobile across diverse region driving innovative new services, generating employment and connecting the unconnected
Posted: October 6, 2017
LONDON. A new special report by A.M. Best states that while domestic markets remain important to MENA reinsurers, in a global reinsurance world, they are also looking further afield for diversification in order to stabilise earnings against the uncertainties and volatility of their local markets.
Posted: October 6, 2017
UAE. Oil and gas companies consider themselves least digitally mature but believe digital transformation can drive vital process efficiencies, according to global study.
Posted: October 5, 2017
UAE. A solution that shows for the first time ever how disruptive technologies, including Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Analytics, can be harnessed to transform customer experience.
Posted: October 5, 2017
UAE. Spotlight on frontier tech that will transform corporations into global powerhouses - blockchain, AI, robotics, and IoT; Dr Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon.com, to address the region for the first time.
Posted: October 5, 2017
UAE. UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman have priciest schools in the Middle East; Overwhelming majority of parents in UAE are demanding higher academic standards from schools; Renewed focus on early education as part of long-term aims to improve future success.
Posted: October 4, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Defined by continuous and intelligent collaboration between individuals, devices and the built environment, the GigaWorld has the potential to change the way we live; New applications could fuel global market of up to 3.5 trillion euros per year.
Posted: October 3, 2017
UAE. JETRO to showcase future star innovators at GITEX; Leading Middle East tech entrepreneur Paul Kenny mentors early-stage startups to leverage presence at the premier tech trade show, strengthening trade ties between the UAE and Japan.
Posted: October 2, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. While expectations for AI run high, few companies invest much in current efforts; Majority of executives expect no workforce reduction in foreseeable future.
Posted: September 30, 2017
UAE. Based on PwC's latest Aviation Comparative Jurisdiction Report, focusing on the wide UAE double tax treaty network.

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date: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.
date: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.
date:Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon white paper explores a new narrative around the ROI of intelligent buildings; Short-term focus on construction costs often has crippling effect on design innovation.
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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