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Posted: 28-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Rising health care costs, coupled with the current state of the economy, have prompted many consumers across the globe to delay care, alter household spending and worry about their ability to pay for future health care costs according to the 4th annual Deloitte Center for Health Solutions “2011 Survey of Health Care Consumers.” “We have been examining consumers’ interactions with the health care system since 2008. A new trend has emerged this year suggesting that economic uncertainty has clearly altered spending habits with many consumers reporting an impact
Posted: October 2, 2014
UAE. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) will be 14.2% of all software spending; 18% of all app spending.
Posted: October 2, 2014
UAE. Smart technology adoption to spur region's ICT market to US$20 billion by 2020, boosted by government infrastructure spending, according to IDC.
Posted: October 1, 2014
UAE. The largest app and mobile technology conference in the Middle East; In partnership with Dubai Economic Council and supported by Dubai Internet City.
Posted: October 1, 2014
UAE. New investment to place Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise on a long-term growth trajectory; Following the divestment, Alcatel-Lucent will maintain a minority stake in a newly-formed holding company, incorporated in France
Posted: October 1, 2014
UAE. Founding director of Manchester Business School Middle East Centre, has been recognised by Forbes Middle East for her work in founding and building the MBS Middle East Centre into the largest and fastest growing in the MBS international network.
Posted: October 1, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The European Union has accused Ireland of giving Apple Inc. state aid by letting the iPhone maker shelter profits worth tens of billions of dollars from tax, in return for maintaining jobs.
Posted: September 30, 2014
UAE. Industry's first dedicated surveillance drive with rescue services optimized for reliable 24x7 video surveillance systems.
Posted: September 30, 2014
UAE. The rise is forcing operators to revaluate their customer service, prompting them to find more interactive and engaging means to communicate.
Posted: September 30, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Regional mobile telecommunications group Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa has launched the first Mobile Virtual Network Operator operation in Saudi Arabia.
Posted: September 29, 2014
UAE. Preventative measures made available to all to prevent widespread outbreak.
Posted: September 29, 2014
UAE. As we make the shift to the cloud era, computing's traditional building blocks are increasingly abstracted away.
Posted: September 28, 2014
UAE. "Maturing organizations in the Middle East are led by executives who believe that social business represents an opportunity to fundamentally change the way their organization works, and leave a positive impact on business outcomes," according to Deloitte's Rana Ghandour Salhab.
Posted: September 27, 2014
UAE. The SDN controller provides critical first steps toward the New IP era.
Posted: September 26, 2014
UAE. Professionals on the go can share multimedia and virtual paperwork on projectors and monitors for ultimate productivity.
Posted: September 26, 2014
UAE. Middle East's most anticipated Consumer IT and electronics retail show runs from 27th September - 4th October, and has a strong lineup of new and returning exhibitors.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 2, 2014
UAE. "If the GCC is to maintain long-term sustainable growth, it will be very important to invest in education, increase productivity, and attract more foreign direct investment into high value industries, and step up more diverse export industries that are not dependent on commodities."
date:Posted: October 1, 2014
UAE. The UAE took part last week in U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State; Gulf Arabs regard Islamist groups as an existential challenge to their thriving economies and monarchies.
date:Posted: October 1, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The Constitutional Court will keep challenging EU attempts at federalization and the Bundesbank will keep criticizing every measure that would reduce German sovereignty.
UAE. "If the GCC is to maintain long-term sustainable growth, it will be very important to invest in education, increase productivity, and attract more foreign direct investment into high value industries, and step up more diverse export industries that are not dependent on commodities."
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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