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Posted: 08-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Marc Faber the Swiss fund manager and Gloom Boom & Doom editor spoke today about the Standard & Poor's credit rating downgrade of US sovereign debt, and how the downgrade was long overdue as the 'junk bond' was no longer worth of an AAA rating. He views the downgrade as moderately positive for equities because it shows investors there is a risk in holding government bonds and discusses the conditions that will lead to QE3. Speaking in an interview from Chiang Mai, Thailand, with Susan Li on Bloomberg's "Asia Edge" this morning, Faber said a government b
Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Nationality is seen as the biggest reason for discrimination; 69% have faced discrimination on the basis of their education.
Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Launching ahead of next week's Future Blockchain Summit in Dubai, PwC's latest study outlines approaches to enable the successful transition from proof of concept to full-scale implementation of blockchain technology.
Posted: March 22, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. "AI is going to revolutionize how program and portfolio management (PPM) leaders leverage technology to support their business goals. Right now, the tools available to them do not meet the requirements of digital business."
Posted: March 21, 2019
UAE. Zebra study: Heightened investment in disruptive technologies and enterprise-class devices will empower the majority of front-line workers by 2023.
Posted: March 20, 2019
UAE. The tale of an Argentinian teenager now shows that sleuthing for security holes in code can be a lucrative pursuit; He has come a long way since winning his first reward of US$50 in 2016.
Posted: March 20, 2019
UAE. For M&A activity in the chemical industry to continue to be strong, there will be headwinds for organizations to navigate in the coming year.
Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. With traditional security models alone proving insufficient, Help AG is set to host its Security Spotlight Forum in the UAE this March to help enterprises understand and adopt the Zero-Trust approach.
Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. Oxford Business Group launches 2019 publication on emirate's economy at Nasdaq Dubai MarketSite.
Posted: March 19, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Fifty-two percent of Saudi CEOs also believe becoming a victim of a cyber-attack is now a case of "when" and not "if" for their organisation.
Posted: March 18, 2019
UAE. Respondents were more concerned about short-term macroeconomic risks; Executives strongly advocate for economic diversification; Respondents anticipate that advanced technologies (AI, robotics, IoT, blockchain) will be used across the region over the next three to five years.
Posted: March 18, 2019
UAE. Summit to be held in Abu Dubai on 4 April, 2019 will be followed by week of SANS cyber security training delivered by industry-leading experts.
Posted: March 17, 2019
UAE. The vulnerabilities, which resided in associated smartphone apps, were both easy to find and easy to fix, according to research by Pen Test Partners.
Posted: March 17, 2019
UAE. Threat actors are relentlessly targeting end users for their credentials to penetrate corporate networks and businesses must be proactive in their cyber security hygiene measures.
Posted: March 15, 2019
UAE. Participation rates are high in the UAE at 37% compared to other parts of the world.
Posted: March 15, 2019
UAE. "With the changing role of finance and increased emphasis on technology, it presents an opportune time to drive a collective vision, which with the use of algorithms, blockchain and innovative tech can support in reducing biased decision making in the recruitment and progression processes within organisations."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Nationality is seen as the biggest reason for discrimination; 69% have faced discrimination on the basis of their education.
date:Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Launching ahead of next week's Future Blockchain Summit in Dubai, PwC's latest study outlines approaches to enable the successful transition from proof of concept to full-scale implementation of blockchain technology.
date:Posted: March 22, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. "AI is going to revolutionize how program and portfolio management (PPM) leaders leverage technology to support their business goals. Right now, the tools available to them do not meet the requirements of digital business."
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