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INTERNATIONAL. In its latest monthly Global Focus, Standard Chartered predicts there will be no sharp upturn in the current US recession and it will have a global impact. The rest of world may be better insulated, but not decoupled, and as risk aversion mounts, countries with current account deficits will see their currencies under pressure.The big story that is set to continue to unfold over coming months, and indeed years, is how the balance of global economic and financial power is shifting, from West to East. But three issues currently stand out. First, how severe will be th
Posted: November 24, 2017
UAE. Program aims to make it easier, faster, and more affordable for cities around the world to fund and adopt technologies that will transform their communities; new features for the Cisco Kinetic for Cities IoT data platform that provide enhanced support for public safety.
Posted: November 24, 2017
UAE. A rapidly expanding economy, a complex regional geopolitical landscape, huge infrastructure investments, as well as increasingly structured public private initiatives are all behind the surging demand .
Posted: November 23, 2017
UAE. The Global Knowledge Index is an instrument to help decision-makers in management and administration, as well as in preparing for the future; "We must invest in science and research to improve knowledge."
Posted: November 22, 2017
UAE. The panel explored the differences between a knowledge city and a "wise city"; Wise cities, distinguish themselves from their counterparts by successfully implementing knowledge and technology in a consistent framework, thereby becoming new centres of power.
Posted: November 22, 2017
UAE. Results announced at the Knowledge Summit 2017 in Dubai; The index identifies knowledge as an integral part of human life, affecting its social, economic and cultural aspects, as well as an engine for comprehensive and sustainable human development.
Posted: November 21, 2017
UAE. The Middle East region continues to have the lowest Total Tax and Contribution Rate (TTCR) and time to comply, reflecting the relatively few taxes levied and a reliance on other sources of government revenues.
Posted: November 19, 2017
UAE. Millennials feel that education has the most to gain from being shaken up by 4IR, along with energy, healthcare and government.
Posted: November 18, 2017
UAE. ICA Conference in Dubai to address the importance of GCC sovereign wealth funds and the sharing economy; Leading analyst calls for a "Mini Marshall Plan" to help the Middle East push up economic growth and reduce dependency on commodities.
Posted: November 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Findings from the Global Youth Survey, undertaken by Populus on behalf of the Misk Foundation, revealed that more than half fear that are not sufficiently tech-savvy to access the opportunities that will arise from the rush of technological progress.
Posted: November 17, 2017
UAE. Heightened fulfillment requirements transform expectations as two-thirds of shoppers prefer next-or same-day delivery.
Posted: November 17, 2017
UAE. IFS report shows that companies are focused on driving process efficiencies through investments in technologies for digital transformation as every possible competitive advantage must be found and exploited.
Posted: November 16, 2017
UAE. the technology that is used in the cryptocurrency 'Bitcoin', is revolutionary in many ways. It addresses multiple challenges associated with digital transactions, such as double spending and currency reproduction.
Posted: November 15, 2017
UAE. The success story of Amazon's Indian expansion gives us a glimpse of what to expect and to what extent retail in the Middle East will likely never be the same again once the storm arrives.
Posted: November 14, 2017
UAE. LinkedIn's annual talent survey throws light on the priorities of job-seekers; higher compensation elsewhere is still the main reason people leave jobs.
Posted: November 14, 2017
UAE. The GCC has one of the biggest construction pipelines in the world with US$3.1 trillion worth of projects planned or under way in the region, according to MEED Projects.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 15, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. AI will create 2.3 million jobs in 2020, while eliminating 1.8 million.
date:Posted: December 15, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Nearly all (94%) device makers have invested in software development in the past five years; Nine in 10 (88%) believe the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving growth within the manufacturing industry; 84% have changed their business model to put software at its core in delivering services and generating revenue.
date:Posted: December 14, 2017
UAE. As the interconnection junction between network providers, cloud providers and the enterprise, Equinix has a unique perspective on IT trends and where things are headed.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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