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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: May 22, 2018
UAE. Cyber-criminals are turning their attention to the supply chain as a new means to exploit business data.
Posted: May 21, 2018
UAE. A new defence is being developed that will allow companies to tackle the latest threats as soon as they appear on the network; Machine learning enables AI to detect patterns in all sorts of data sources and create behaviours based on recognized patterns.
Posted: May 17, 2018
UAE. The report states that 50% of SME funding applications are rejected by banks and that alternative trade finance, powered by FinTech and Blockchain, is on the rise.
Posted: May 17, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. New research shows trust in organizations is diminished as consumers believe businesses don't know how to protect their data.
Posted: May 16, 2018
UAE. Over the last 6-12 months there has been a reversal of trends from off-plan to ready units as money flows switch from the former to the latter; There has been a slump in off-plan sales; Ready transactions remain stable.
Posted: May 16, 2018
UAE. Steady recovery of oil prices and the prospect of public and private-sector investment provide grounds for cautious optimism, says study by global professional services firm, Turner & Townsend.
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. While analysts figure out new methodologies for analyzing malware and users begin to understand how all this works, cybercriminals are seeking new ways to hide in phones and compromise devices.
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. The exploit that enabled the outbreak is still threatening unpatched and unprotected systems.
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. Creating an incident response plan is one thing, but actually using it effectively without a fire drill is a completely different enigma.
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. Global defense subsector to grow at a rate of 3.0% from 2017-2022; M&A globally drives expansion, with greater than two-fold increase in deal value over the last year.
Posted: May 14, 2018
UAE. GCC K-12 private education market is expected to double from US$13 billion to US$26 billion by 2023, driven by significant growth in KSA and opportunistic growth in UAE.
Posted: May 12, 2018
UAE. Our passwords are the key to a wealth of personal information about us; The persistently poor password practices of many others, give you a chance to be ahead of the pack.
Posted: May 11, 2018
LONDON. The panic surrounding technological development and the expanding use of robots is largely overstated, based on speculation and limited facts.
Posted: May 11, 2018
UAE. Automation, robotics and self-diagnosis will soon play a vital role in caring for ageing populations and creating better experiences for both patients and health workers, but security risks could rise, according to a new report by Aruba.
Posted: May 11, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. For those born on this side of the Millennial curtain, social media is the new normal when it comes to fostering a sense of community.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 22, 2018
UAE. Cyber-criminals are turning their attention to the supply chain as a new means to exploit business data.
date:Posted: May 21, 2018
UAE. A new defence is being developed that will allow companies to tackle the latest threats as soon as they appear on the network; Machine learning enables AI to detect patterns in all sorts of data sources and create behaviours based on recognized patterns.
date:Posted: May 17, 2018
UAE. The report states that 50% of SME funding applications are rejected by banks and that alternative trade finance, powered by FinTech and Blockchain, is on the rise.
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