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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: September 19, 2014
UAE. Saudi IT market set to top US$14 billion by 2017 with government sector fastest-growing industry; More than 500 of Kingdom's organisations set to attend GITEX Technology Week 2014.
Posted: September 18, 2014
UAE. The agreement bundles Nokia Networks' carrier-grade virtualized core applications and cloud application management products with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.
Posted: September 18, 2014
UAE. The partnership is set to redefine the role of market research in CEM ; Transformative approach helps businesses achieve true customer-centricity.
Posted: September 18, 2014
UAE. IT spending by financial institutions in the big four markets of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) - Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the UAE, and Turkey - is set for strong year-on-year growth of 10.8% in 2014, according to IDC.
Posted: September 17, 2014
UAE. compareit4me.com poll highlights untapped opportunity for UAE banks to attract savers; AED1.4 trillion is the total bank deposits in UAE banks.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. Four Communications, part of the Four Communications Group, which has offices in London, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, has made an offer to acquire 100% of Consolidated PR Limited.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. Virgin Mobile Central and Eastern Europe is an early-stage Mobile Virtual Network Operator providing innovative, affordable broadband mobile services to the youth and aspires to be the leading youth lifestyle and consumer-champion brand in the region.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. For healthcare providers, patient engagement is the primary focus for cutting costs, reducing re-admissions, and preventing future expenses, as well as ensuring a seamless experience for all customer enquiries.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. The energy industry presents unique attributes that make it more vulnerable than others to cyber attack; Preventive security measures imperative to protect critical infrastructure.
Posted: September 13, 2014
UAE. Hesham Al Qassim receives prestigious accolade at CEO Middle East Awards.
Posted: September 12, 2014
UAE. The report "strongly advised" enterprises to consider a "hybrid and layered approach" to DDoS defence.
Posted: September 11, 2014
UAE. The Middle East and Africa tablet market recorded a 2% quarterly decline in shipments during Q2 2014 to total 3.95 million units, according to the latest results released by IDC.
Posted: September 10, 2014
UAE. SAP appoints Tayfun Topkoc as new UAE Managing Director; UAE businesses are at the forefront of adopting technology.
Posted: September 10, 2014
UAE. The security industry has shifted its focus to the client side. Malware and other malicious programs are increasingly being installed unknowingly on client computers where they can replicate to other clients.
Posted: September 10, 2014
UAE. Best of breed cybersecurity solutions and services minimize the damaging impact, risks and costs to enterprises.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 19, 2014
KUWAIT. The global Islamic finance industry reached approx. US$1.9 trillion in assets as at end 1H2014; The report analyses the role of Islamic finance in supporting economic growth.
date:Posted: September 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. We have entered a new chapter in the history of central banking. This paradigm shift changes the policy tools that have traditionally defined the sphere of macroeconomic decision-making; We have built an economy that is now so leveraged that it needs zero percent interest rates just to tread water.
date:Posted: September 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. World Bank report spells out the repercussions of the political uncertainty and restrictions on movement and access and recommends remedial actions by all parties.
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Arabia will need to keep cutting oil output to sustain prices above US$100 a barrel, according to BNP Paribas and Societe Generale; "We are swimming in crude, and they know that better than anyone because they are the biggest exporter."
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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