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Batten down the Hatches: is Coming
Business & Money | Tuesday 14 November, 2017 12:12 pm
Examining Amazon story in India Can Help Us Prepare, says Azur Digital Earlier this year, news that Amazon had acquired threw the Middle East retail scene into turmoil, for the e-commerce giant's hunger for growth is legendary. Yet over the ensuing months, business has more or less...
90% of internet users recognize the Twitter logo
Business & Money | Tuesday 14 November, 2017 10:07 am
By Carla El Maalouli, Head of Business Marketing, Twitter MENA   What is a logo? Why do companies put in effort to redesign, refresh and update their logo? By definition, a logo is a symbol adopted by an organization to identify its products or services. Ultimately, the logo is the...
Simple Steps to Online Safety
Technology & IT | Tuesday 14 November, 2017 8:47 am
On the heels of some very high-profile and disturbing data breaches, this year’s Cyber Security Awareness Month is timely. After the announcements of major data breach announcements from Equifax, Deloitte and the Securities and Exchange Commission, and with the increased publicity and impact...
Ericsson Mobility Report: 17 million 5G subscriptions in the Middle East and north Africa by 2023
Technology & IT | Wednesday 8 November, 2017 4:32 pm
According to the latest regional appendix to the upcoming Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) Mobility Report, the first 5G subscriptions in the Middle East and north Africa region are expected during the period 2020 to 2022, reaching around 17 million subscriptions by 2023.   The Middle East and...
British Airways: The Ultimate 2017 Festive Travel Guide
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 6 November, 2017 12:08 am
Flying to more than 200 global destinations, British Airways is providing additional sparkle this festive season with the launch of their Global Sale, offering travellers the chance to experience new destinations with all the family.   Those looking to watch the ball drop in New...
Commercial Security Market to reach US$4.8 billion by 2021
Business & Money | Sunday 5 November, 2017 12:33 pm
Growing demand for streamlined and IP network security systems will double the value of the Middle East’s commercial security market over the next four years, with hospitality likely to witness the highest growth of all end-user segments, according to new research.   Driven by...
UAE ranks first in MENA region & 12th worldwide in contract enforcement category
Business & Money | Sunday 5 November, 2017 4:39 am
The UAE ranked first in the MENA region for the third year in a row and 12th worldwide in the contract enforcement category of the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Report 2018.   H.E. Taresh Al Mansouri, Director General of Dubai Courts, said that Dubai Courts played a pivotal role in...
Measuring trust in organizations
Business & Money | Wednesday 1 November, 2017 12:22 pm
GREAT PLACE TO WORK® KSA concluded the registration process for the 2017 “Great Workplaces List Saudi Arabia 2017”, which results will be announced by December 20th, 2017.   Mr. Ziad Ghosn, Managing Director of Great Place to Work® Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, explained...
Moving to IaaS is Fundamental to Remaining Competitive, Oracle study finds
Technology & IT | Tuesday 31 October, 2017 7:23 pm
The proportion of businesses reaping the rewards of embracing cloud infrastructure services is increasing, according to the latest quarterly global survey of 1,610 IT professionals. Two-thirds of respondents from Saudi Arabia (66 percent) believe Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) makes it easier...
(MENAFA) reports exceptional results in the 4th Middle East Franchise Expo
Business & Money | Tuesday 31 October, 2017 4:16 pm
The Middle East and North Africa Franchise Association reported exceptional results at the recently concluded 4th Middle East Franchise Expo held at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE. The opening ceremony was lead by Dr. Khalid Alsharfa, Chairman of MENAFA, Mr. Atiq Juma Faraj Nasib, Vice...