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Posted: 01-08-2011
UAE. Nada al Qassimi was the head of media and marketing at the Dubai Health Authority when the company hired to run the campaign on diabetes botched the job. Having seen too many companies, especially foreign ones, run bad campaigns because of the lack of understanding of the local culture, she decided to open her own company, Two 12, in the midst of the recession in March 2008, to provide better marketing and advertising services to organisations in the UAE. Over in Abu Dhabi, Ziad al Khaja and Abboud al Braiki of Visual Advertising created the city’s first roadside recycling bins that g
Posted: June 20, 2018
UAE. 75 percent of beta advertisers said they will use carousel ads in their next Sponsored Content campaign, largely because of increased engagement and click-through rates.
Posted: June 18, 2018
UAE. 24% of Middle Eastern entrepreneurs are motivated by social impact and view it as their top priority as a business owner; 66% are undertaking angel investing.
Posted: June 16, 2018
UAE. MENA region recorded 93 deals amounting to US$15.4b in Q1 2018; UAE records highest announced Q1 deal value in the region at US$5.1b; Oil & gas deal value reached US$7.2b in Q1 2018; Almost 80% of MENA boards focused on portfolio transformation.
Posted: June 14, 2018
UAE. McAfee report sounds industry alarm: Don't start the blockchain revolution without making security a top priority.
Posted: June 13, 2018
UAE. Sophos Email now boosted by artificial intelligence; Protects emails on Microsoft Office365, Google G-Suite, Exchange 2003+; Cloud-managed protection through Sophos Central.
Posted: June 12, 2018
UAE. Blockchain's system for record-keeping, transparency and verification could replace the role of trust in our society; It can bring new efficiencies to commerce and profoundly change how the world conducts business and interacts with governments.
Posted: June 12, 2018
UAE. Two trends are clear: 1) as you move up the price points, the ratio of sales appears to progressively lean towards the ready market; 2) where they have worked, it has been in an environment where there has been genuine value on display.
Posted: June 11, 2018
UAE. Global study reveals benefits transcend productivity, but organizations must prepare for data security risks.
Posted: June 9, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. The key factors driving the FinTech Blockchain Market include its high compatibility with the financial industry ecosystem, faster transactions, reduced total cost of ownership, and the rising cryptocurrency market cap and Initial Coin Offering (ICO).
Posted: June 8, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. To tackle this crisis, there is an urgent need for governments, industry and entrepreneurs to develop systemic, more innovative, and more audacious solutions that prevent plastic from becoming waste in the first place.
Posted: June 7, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The findings were indicative of a moderate improvement in business conditions, with the latest expansion being the strongest registered in three months.
Posted: June 6, 2018
LONDON. UAE ranks 44th amongst 163 countries, positioned 12 spots higher than the previous year; 92 countries deteriorated whilst 71 countries improved between 2016 and 2017 - the worst result in the last four years.
Posted: June 5, 2018
SINGAPORE. As Singapore develops its digital economy, a trusted ecosystem is key, where industries can benefit from innovations in technology while consumer confidence and understanding can be assured.
Posted: June 4, 2018
UAE. With future attacks on personal data almost certain, it's time to add a new layer of security analytics and monitoring.
Posted: June 4, 2018
UAE. If oil prices remains buoyant, as seems likely, and regional investment flows are boosted by IPOs and a rise in foreign inflows, non-oil GDP growth in 2018 should be slightly stronger than in 2017 which, combined with flat (rather than reduced) oil production, should result in stronger overall growth for the year.

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date:Posted: June 18, 2018
UAE. 24% of Middle Eastern entrepreneurs are motivated by social impact and view it as their top priority as a business owner; 66% are undertaking angel investing.
date:Posted: June 16, 2018
UAE. MENA region recorded 93 deals amounting to US$15.4b in Q1 2018; UAE records highest announced Q1 deal value in the region at US$5.1b; Oil & gas deal value reached US$7.2b in Q1 2018; Almost 80% of MENA boards focused on portfolio transformation.
date:Posted: June 14, 2018
UAE. McAfee report sounds industry alarm: Don't start the blockchain revolution without making security a top priority.
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