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Mimecast Report Finds 57% of Organisations in Middle East Believe they will Suffer a Negative Business Impact from Cybercriminals in 2017

Report reveals that Email is the most likely method for ransomware infection in the Middle East Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, announced the launch of the Mimecast ...
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Dubai, Abu Dhabi begin year on positive notes

UAE MARKET REPORT JAN 2017 With a rather topsy-turvy 2016 behind it, the real estate market in the UAE is expected to take positive strides in 2017. Given the uncertainty prevalent in the ...
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Transportation of the Future Discussed at World Government Summit in Dubai

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick among speakers The future of transportation, specifically the impending arrival of autonomous cars, was a major topic at the second day of the 5th ...
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Riskmap 2017: A Year of Acute Uncertainty for Business

The high levels of complexity and uncertainty attached to the key political and security issues for the year, highlighted by RiskMap, mean that boards will need to undertake comprehensive reviews of their approaches ...
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Dubai Quickly Becoming Popular as a Startup Hub

The recent immigration ban has caused a lot of startups and large tech companies in the US to rethink their strategies. It is more difficult to get existing talent – those who already ...
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Cyber Criminals Name and Shame 1000 ‘Rippers’ On New Website

Cyber criminals develop service to protect themselves from scammers A service set up to protect cyber criminals from being ‘ripped off’ by their fellow criminal cohort has recently identified the 1,000th culprit that ...
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Al Shafar Steel Engineering to Double Facilities at Dubai Industrial Park

AED175 million expansion to make ASSENT one of the largest steel companies in the region The new expansion makes Shafar one of the largest steel companies in the region, spread over an area ...
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Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Report Highlights Social Media, Internet of Things as Key Tools for Data-driven Policymaking

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specializing in public policy in the Arab world, today launched its 7th Arab Social Media Report. Titled Social Media and IoT: ...
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Five Key Questions to Ask Before Migrating to the Cloud

Migrating applications to the cloud offers incredible opportunities that can make your business more versatile and efficient. Collaboration is often easier with the cloud, for example, and it can make disaster recovery a ...
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Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance joined Dubai Quality Group as an Investor partner

Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance signed an investor partnership agreement with Dubai Quality Group (DQG) to activate fruitful cooperation between both parties to foster quality, business excellence, innovation, ...
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Emirates NBD act as Sole Global Coordinator for Africa’s $150m Inaugural Susuk Issuance.

The Africa Finance Corporation’s (AFC) issuance represents the global market’s first USD Sukuk transaction of 2017 and the first Sukuk transaction from an African supranational entity. The pan-African multilateral development finance institution and ...
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Economic Performance of GCC as Countries Adapt to Falling Oil Prices

As the GCC countries drift away from oil dependency to strengthen their economy from a diversity of sectors, the business environment has not been ideal for some countries while government initiatives to aid ...
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Midsummer and Asia Clients Produces Lightweight Solar Modules

Midsummer, a leading supplier of production lines for cost effective manufacturing of lightweight flexible CIGS solar cells, today announced that its Asian client now manufactures lightweight flexible solar modules with conversion efficiency of ...
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EGYPT: BANQUE MISR TO SIGN A 150B USD LOAN WITH ABU DHABI ISLAMIC BANK.

Banque Misr in Eqypt has announced plans to sign a loan with Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank-Egypt (ADIB) to aid the Banque Misr in strengthening is financial status and dollar liquidity. The loan which ...
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UAE’s largest lender to open 1st branch in India following Dh7.24b net profit in 2016

United Arab Emirate’s largest lender, Emirate NBD has released that it encountered a 3 per cent reduction in total income, and 1 per cent decline in net interest income for the 2016 financial ...
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ABU DHABI GRANTS JAPAN 25 YEARS ACCESS TO OFFSHORE OILFIELDS

Last Monday, Japan’s economy, trade, and industry ministry announced that it has extended its oil rights in Abu Dhabi, UAE - the second-largest supplier of crude oil for Japan. The extension allow Japanese ...
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EMAAR PROPERTIES LAUNCH NEW PROJECT ‘CREEK GATE’.

This week, Dubai Creek Harbor will see a new residential project called the 'Creek Gate' by Emaar Properties PJSC. The new residential project which is anticipated to be completed in 2020 will have ...
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