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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 17, 2014
UAE. Event drives regional ICT industry to new heights; International technology giants partner with local industry leaders to transform regional ICT sector; "GITEX is unique in this region."
Posted: October 16, 2014
UAE. The Nexus 9 fuses HTC's design excellence with Google's latest Android Lollipop software to deliver a premium tablet experience.
Posted: October 16, 2014
UAE. When it comes to securing the privileged passwords, IT professionals seem to be not paying much importance, and are following flawed practices.
Posted: October 16, 2014
UAE. UAE employers will need to increase their focus on adopting organizational capability towards fast changing technology landscape to give their workers the right mix of skills.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. The UAE has been increasingly attracting international investment and businesses across the world, keen to tap into the country's tech opportunities.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. Dedicated online marketplace for luxury pre-owned watches enables watch aficionados to trade, buy and sell luxury watches.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government and SAP bring global Smart Government experts on Smart Government initiatives.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. Expedia/Egencia study examines how mobile devices impact travel; Second only to India, UAE travelers are the most dependent on mobile devices - with 86% saying their smartphone is "very important/critical" versus 76% globally.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. UAE IT market estimated value around AED15.75 billion in 2013; UAE is a major re-export hub for computer products to Africa and South Asia.
Posted: October 14, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Yahoo will continue to support its websites in the Middle East from Dubai and other regional offices; CEO Marissa Mayer is also eliminating about 400 positions in Bangalore.
Posted: October 14, 2014
UAE. Survey uncovers heightened IT security risks caused by a culture of employee complacency; identifies the four employee security behaviour profiles most likely to put business data at risk.
Posted: October 14, 2014
UAE. Mobile industry in the Arab states growing faster than global average; Industry contributes 4.4% to regional GDP and directly supports one million jobs.
Posted: October 14, 2014
UAE. BYOD driving global mobile malware types above record 3 million in 2014.
Posted: October 14, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Affluents in the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America are far more likely to own these devices than their European counterparts, according to the Ipsos Global Affluent Survey.
Posted: October 13, 2014
UAE. The mobile student has entered the campus: owns three or more connected devices, prefers a Wi-Fi connection and working outside normal school hours.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 20, 2014
UAE. "The proposed Amanat IPO is strong evidence of continuing interest in regional and international interest in IPOs in the UAE and the GCC more widely, despite the recent softening in equity markets globally."
date:Posted: October 20, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Food and rental inflation accelerate; Jadwa revises its estimates for average annual inflation to 2.8% for 2014, slightly down from 2.9%.
date:Posted: October 20, 2014
UAE. The strengthening economic fundamentals, the amelioration in the risk profile of major regional countries, the governmental implementation of key business-friendly reforms are all stimulating factors for deal generation activity, according to a Bureau van Dijk and MENA Research Partners report.
UAE. The strengthening economic fundamentals, the amelioration in the risk profile of major regional countries, the governmental implementation of key business-friendly reforms are all stimulating factors for deal generation activity, according to a Bureau van Dijk and MENA Research Partners report.
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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