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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: January 23, 2015
UAE. A virtualised desktop is an individual users' interface becoming accessible in a virtualised setting, which, in essence, means that employees can work remotely, from anywhere, as effectively as if they were in the office.
Posted: January 22, 2015
PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES. Middle East-based app sharing application nears 500,000 downloads on Google Play.
Posted: January 22, 2015
UAE. ESET has identified a new strain of ransomware affecting the GCC and the UAE; encrypts and locks users' data until a ransom of 8 Bitcoins, equivalent at present to US$1680, is paid to the attackers.
Posted: January 21, 2015
UAE. Deloitte report assesses television's current performance and outlook given the growing number of digital challengers; finds that the outlook for TV remains positive in the Middle East.
Posted: January 21, 2015
UAE. Business needs to reset its purpose to attract Millennials; Leadership aspiration gaps exist between women and men, emerging and developed market.
Posted: January 21, 2015
UAE. New predictions by F5 Networks also highlight how region is driving digital innovation and pioneering context-aware public services.
Posted: January 20, 2015
UAE. Smartphones now make up 75% of the phones shipped in the GCC, with buyers increasingly moving toward 4G handsets as the market matures.
Posted: January 20, 2015
UAE. 60% of respondents stated that their expectation of service was higher for Islamic banks than traditional banks; For Western expats, the number one priority was a tailored rewards credit card (45%) followed equally by "an expat focused package".
Posted: January 20, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. For the 2015 season, the partnership sees CNN's branding appear on the front-wing endplates of the new McLaren-Honda MP4-30 Formula 1 car.
Posted: January 19, 2015
UAE. Registration still open for advanced InfoSec training event covering hacker techniques, web app penetration testing and reverse-engineering of malware.
Posted: January 19, 2015
UAE. DANONE recently decided to consolidate their business for 2015 across three major divisions - dairy, water, and Nutricia early-life products.
Posted: January 16, 2015
UAE. Malvertisers will dole out trouble as they infiltrate ad networks; The Internet of Things (IoT) will expose new security risks; POS systems will continue to be under fire, but smart cards will come to the rescue.
Posted: January 15, 2015
UAE. A two day event bringing together women tech geniuses from across the region.
Posted: January 14, 2015
UAE. Millennial readers preferring print to digital, helping 2015 sales to be five times higher than eBook; A million drones predicted to be in use worldwide by end of 2015; For the first time ever, the smartphone upgrade market predicted to exceed one billion.
Posted: January 13, 2015
UAE. To remain competitive, hotels in the region need to leverage a smarter, adaptive network infrastructure that delivers stable, simple, smart, secure Wi-Fi access to thousands of devices at a time, supports mobile collaboration for staff, and enables personalized and location-based mobile engagement for guests.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 25, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Gold priced in euros was the winner, both on the week but also in terms of its overall performance so far this month; Both Brent and WTI crude oil have settled into a US$5 range.
date:Posted: January 24, 2015
QATAR. Deflation is starting to spread into lower global consumer prices, depressed wages and, to a lesser extent, softer asset prices. Unless an appropriate fiscal response is found, this disinflationary dynamics is likely to continue in 2015 and possibly beyond.
date:Posted: January 23, 2015
KUWAIT. Strong growth in American supply boost non-OPEC output by 3.65% in 2014; OPEC not opting for output cut to halt drop in price; Downside risks prevail as world supply increases.
UAE. Russian shoppers caught in a currency crunch are staying away from the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) this year, but visitors from elsewhere look set to make up the numbers at the annual retail bonanza.
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