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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: January 21, 2018
UAE. The risk landscape in the Middle East is changing rapidly. Every day brings new challenges that considerably alter how companies respond to and manage risk; Organisations can remain strong and resilient by proactively adapting to these trends.
Posted: January 20, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers developed a single blood test that provides a unique new framework for early detection of the most common cancers.
Posted: January 20, 2018
LONDON. The impact of machine learning applications - from machine vision to voice recognition - will be massively enhanced via the deployment of 800,000 machine learning centric chips in data centres this year, roughly quadruple the volume in 2016.
Posted: January 19, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank's strategy team sees a market full of potential hazards as we head into 2018; From central bank policy normalisation to rising inflation expectations, from fiscal deficit expansions to cross-asset correlations, the signs are all there.
Posted: January 19, 2018
LEBANON. 2018 annual consumer trends report from J. Walter Thompson's Innovation Group MENA, forecasts 100 trends depicting the region's fast-paced evolution; It captures key themes accelerating the pace of change for consumers.
Posted: January 18, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Gemalto and Ponemon Institute study reveals regional disparities in adoption of cloud security; Half of global organizations believe that payment information (54%) and customer data (49%) is at risk in the cloud; Over half (57%) think using the cloud increases compliance risk.
Posted: January 17, 2018
UAE. Here are the top five technology trends that digital leaders should invest in for 2018: Put your data to work; Re-invent how networks work; Automate your virtual assistant; Embrace all the clouds; Embed security in everything.
Posted: January 17, 2018
UAE. Consumers who own in-home digital voice assistant devices are using their smartphones less often for entertainment and online purchasing.
Posted: January 16, 2018
UAE. The Board's role in understanding and monitoring digital and cyber risk has been highlighted by a multitude of lawsuits alleging Boards were asleep at the switch in the face of a known danger.
Posted: January 15, 2018
UAE. Deloitte reveals several key trends and developments within family-owned businesses in the Middle East as they continue to seek growth in an environment which poses ongoing challenges.
Posted: January 13, 2018
LONDON. One of five key family office trends in 2018 will be the development of new investment opportunities; There will be a pick up in the pace of creating their own investment funds.
Posted: January 12, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. AI will drive the most compelling user experiences at home and in the workplace; By 2022, personal devices will know more about an individual's emotional state than his or her own family.
Posted: January 11, 2018
UAE. Recent press reports talk about a newly discovered form of security threat that involves attackers exploiting common features of microprocessors that power computers tablets, smartphones, and other gadgets.
Posted: January 10, 2018
UAE. This unique partnership will create worldwide talent networks through which U21 students can have exposure to new global work opportunities and where they can communicate their specialist knowledge, skills and talents to potential employers.
Posted: January 9, 2018
UAE. The Internet of things and hyper connectivity will fundamentally disrupt traditional security safeguards; Network security will ultimately be driven by Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 22, 2018
UAE. Diversity, New interviewing tools, Data and Artificial Intelligence were identified based on numerous expert interviews and a survey of 9,000 talent leaders and hiring managers.
date:Posted: January 22, 2018
LONDON. Ending absolute poverty is best done by ensuring the right institutional framework exists to enable economic growth. But instead, Oxfam is promoting a race to the bottom.
date:Posted: January 22, 2018
UAE. All sectors of the market remain in the downturn stage of their cycle, according to JLL's UAE Real Estate Market Overview for 2017; The start of 2018 could see a reduction in activity and performance due to uncertainties around the impact of VAT.
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