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Cisco is paying $610 million to acquire Viptela, a software-defined-networks (SDN) start-up in Silicon Valley that was co-founded in 2012 by Pakistani-American entrepreneurs Amir Khan, Atif Khan and Khalid Raza. "Together, Cisco and Viptela will be able to deliver next-generation SD-WAN solutions to best serve all size and scale of...
Smokers and lovers of sugary drinks will find their wallets significantly lighter this Sunday - but will hopefully emerge much healthier and fitter as a result. In a landmark move, the price of tobacco products and caffeinated drinks is to double with the introduction of what has been labelled a...
It is easy to assume that the United States still wears the crown for having the best programmers in the world with the fame of movies such as Hidden Figures. The film depicts the effort input by American programmers to making a remarkable first-time expedition to the moon. History...
Big data is more than just a marketing tool. It's a way to aggregate together useful information and draw interesting conclusions. For example, banks and other companies that compile data about consumer purchases are starting to learn things about how people spend money and ways that they could save....
Being in debt is not a pleasant thing. And though everyone likely knows that, debt is a painful experience many often endure for a long time. Some people find themselves in debt because of low income and other financial issues. Others think living in debt is a normal way...
Amitabh Kumar Singhal spent a childhood obsessed with Star Trek. On his parents’ black-and-white TV, Singhal would compulsively watch reruns of the science-fiction franchise and dream of building starship computers that could answer questions instantly. It was a bit of a long shot for a kid born in Jhansi...
A Saudi livestock breeder sold a male goat to his counterpart, at a whopping price of 13 million riyals, the highest ever price paid for a domestic animal in the Kingdom’s livestock markets, reported a Saudi newspaper. The Arabic daily ‘Okaz’ said the deal which was struck in the capital Riyadh...
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All Pictures of Kalyan Jewellers ceremony with all stars. Kalyan Jewellers opened six retail stores in Dubai and in attendance for the big event were brand ambassadors Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Aishwarya opted for a red velvet Sabyasachi long anarkali featuring gold sleeves and gold net dupatta. The Bollywood actress...
International business travel presents exciting opportunities, not just professionally, but personally as well, so you must get the most out of it. Asia is a common destination for many corporations given the significance of the region in the global economy. Business travelers to countries such as Korea, Japan, and...
Checking your credit score regularly is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Your credit score is more than just a number banks use to determine what you can borrow for a home, car, or personal loan. It’s also the number future employers use to determine whether...
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Samsung’s new Galaxy Alpha Android smartphone finally demonstrates that the South Korean giant can do high-quality design and fantastic build quality, and begs the question why wait till now to do it. The 4.7in Galaxy Alpha the smallest flagship smartphone in Samsung’s large range of devices. It sits under the...
Companies are starting to apply the Airbnb Business Model to the rental of cars and other types of transportation. Companies such as Uber are putting pressure on the rental car industry and companies that use the Airbnb model are not helping the industry, either. How It Works A typical rental car...
For many years, it has been believed that finding work in Saudi Arabia is not easy, especially in non-oil sectors. Unemployment is a matter of great worry, even though there has been a slight improvement in this area.The economy has always been heavily dependent on the oil industry, thus...
IMA works aggressively to develop, certify, connect and support India’s accounting and finance professionals on a global platform Dubai, UAE, April 7, 2016 – IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, announced today the completion of a successful India by for Gary Cokins,...
It seems as if the rules of email marketing are changing all the time. As advancements in software continue to progress, so too must best practices for email marketing. Avoiding the Gmail spam filter should be your first priority. You can do so by connecting with your readers, getting...
A jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $55 million to a woman who claims talc in the company’s baby powder caused her ovarian cancer. On Monday, a jury in St. Louis, awarded Gloria Ristesund $5 million in damages and $50 million in punitive damages, Reuters reported. The verdict comes months...
Each finalist team was tasked to develop a solution, present it to an audience and receive recognition for their efforts based on the effectiveness of the solution. The five finalist teams were from the New York University (Abu Dhabi), Middlesex University (Dubai), Jubail University College (KSA), Institute of Management Accountants...
(Reuters) - China's securities watchdog said it is ready to turn over audit documents of a Chinese company listed in the United States to U.S. regulators, signaling a second breakthrough in a two-year international dispute over accounting scandals. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been struggling to get...
Responsible authorities in a business know that high employee turnover is not a favorable condition at all. What everyone misses or fail to realize is the reason behind it. Is it something that the HR hiring policy is to be blamed or something else? Something beyond than the stereo...
Apple's staff huddled like a sports team and chanted cheers, ready to welcome the throng outside their store. At exactly 4pm, Apple rolled out the red carpet to its first customers on Thursday as it officially opened one of its first two retail outlets in the region at Dubai's Mall...
MOSCOW—When it comes to household wealth, it seems Russia has come full circle. In the days of the Soviet Union, the country boasted that all its citizens shared the wealth equally, but a new report has found that a mere 20 years after the end of Communism, wealth disparity has...
A big switch to diesel vehicles in the country is expected following the recent move by the UAE Government to set petrol and diesel prices more in line with world market levels. Industry executives say commercial fleet operators in particular have been studying the effects of the change in the...
Bored of stuffed crusts and margheritas? Why not try the Kit Kat pizza? With Nestle launching its new Kit Kat Bake bar in Japan, ingenious pizza makers have already started putting the sweet treat on their pizzas. In March, Nestle Japan launched their new bake-ready Kit Kat, which can either be...
Nintendo Co. began selling its Wii U home console in the United States on Sunday amid tight supplies and delays in implementing a new TV-viewing service, aiming to prove it can still succeed by marrying its hardware to exclusive software. The first new video-game console put on the U.S. market...
JUST over a month since flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, the struggling Malaysia Airlines has offered to almost double the commission Australian travel agents earn from selling seats on its planes. Agents have been advised that for the next month, all Malaysia Airlines tickets issued in Australia will...
The UAE cabinet on Sunday approved the country’s long-awaited draft law on bankruptcy. In a series of tweets, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President of the UAE and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, said: “Today, we approved the final draft of the Federal law on Bankruptcy. “The law aims...
Some managers believe that employee personal issues are irrelevant in regards to how a person performs at work. It would be great if employees could truly leave all problems at the door when walking into work. However, this isn’t the reality of life in the workplace. Each employee is...
UAE Works salary & happiness
Just three percent of UAE workers are happy with their current salary, according to the findings of a poll, while 67 percent believe they are underpaid compared to their industry peers. The survey, by local recruitment firm Bayt.com, found that almost two thirds of employees in the Gulf state receive...
The dictionary defines blue-collar workers as wage earners whose jobs are performed in work clothes and often involve manual labor. That sounds about right, but how many people fit that description? For the sake of this discussion, a good blue-collar job is one that is performed by a person...
Nakheel says local entrepreneurs are queuing to be part of its ambitious plan for a night market in Dubai – with one family even booking space for three dozen shops. The developer said yesterday that leasing had begun for retailers and restaurants at its Night Souq, which is to have...