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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: November 6, 2018
UAE. In IT, we are used to thinking of agility in terms of the development team. Today, CIOs need to build an entire agile IT organization, which requires moving to a new IT operating model.
Posted: November 6, 2018
UAE. "Analysis shows that public spending on salaries in the region, which is high relative to peers, does not correlate with good services and relatively attractive public sector jobs can distort the private sector labour market."
Posted: November 5, 2018
UAE. Headline PMI falls to 55.0 in October, from 55.3 in September; Sharp increase in new orders; Business confidence hits record-high; New business growth remains strong in non-oil private sector.
Posted: November 4, 2018
UAE. Overall salaries projected to increase by 4.8% in the UAE across industries in 2019; Life Sciences industries had the highest salary increase in the UAE at 5%.
Posted: November 3, 2018
UAE. Sensitive information stored in the cloud, SaaS collaboration and IaaS/PaaS configuration mistakes, along with cloud threats, are at all-time highs - creating significant risks to enterprise data.
Posted: November 2, 2018
UAE. ACCA and Institute of Management Accounting reveal the latest The Global Economic Conditions Survey report; Middle East region witnesses subdued growth in economic confidence due to macroeconomic factors.
Posted: October 23, 2018
UAE. With information technologies increasingly woven into the fabric of society, going about our days without the internet is next to unthinkable; Security ought to be your top-of-mind concern.
Posted: October 22, 2018
UAE. Deloitte's Rana Salhab and Cynthia Corby recognized for their women empowerment work in the Middle East.
Posted: October 19, 2018
UAE. Artificial Intelligence basically makes it possible for machines to learn from neuro experiences, adjust outputs and perform human-like tasks, it could be thought of as the simulation of human intelligence.
Posted: October 18, 2018
UAE. A study on the cost of residential real estate versus the GDP per capita in key city hubs globally reveals that Dubai offers one of the most attractive value propositions for investors.
Posted: October 17, 2018
UAE. GITEX - Day 3 highlights: AI is the next big opportunity for cities; Cognitive solutions that leverage AI algorithms to make decisions like a human brain; Saudi Accelerator Day gets underway at GITEX Future Stars; A stark warning to customer-focused industries in the tech age: evolve or die.
Posted: October 16, 2018
UAE. GITEX - Day 2 highlights: Sir Tim Berners-Lee announced his new platform 'Solid'; Alibaba executive talks City Brain, while Google delves into the future of efficiency; Smart Dubai is inspiring new realities by leveraging technologies like AI, IoT and Blockchain.
Posted: October 15, 2018
UAE. Launch is part of AWS's continued investment in the UAE and Middle East; Amazon CloudFront locations offer all organizations in the region faster content delivery and added cybersecurity protection.
Posted: October 14, 2018
UAE. From Dubai's first autonomous taxi, to 5G powered flying cars, to AI glasses to assist the visually impaired: industry-shifting future tech debuts at GITEX 2018
Posted: October 14, 2018
UAE. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, founder of the World Wide Web, to deliver landmark keynote address on his new industry-shifting startup alongside A-list tech leaders from ASOS, Amazon, Alibaba, Google, all amongst 4,500+ live demonstrations of future tech.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 19, 2018
UAE. Large majority of UAE survey respondents willing to bank with established technology companies, says Bain & Company study.
date:Posted: November 19, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. First mover advantage for Saudi companies that protect consumer data.
date:Posted: November 16, 2018
UAE. The new cybercriminals are effectively a cross-breed of the once esoteric, targeted attacker, and the pedestrian purveyor of off-the-shelf malware, using manual hacking techniques, not for espionage or sabotage, but to maintain their dishonorable income streams.
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