Monday 23 January 2017
 
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Apple, Google remain top most innovative companies

Apple, Google, Tesla, and Microsoft retain the top four spots in The Boston Consulting Group’s annual survey of the most innovative companies. Amazon moves up four spots to round out the top five. Netflix and Facebook join the top 10 for the first time, moving up 15 and 19

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Dubai's Moral Machine throws up some surprises at Davos

The Moral Machine from Dubai's Museum of the Future has thrown up some surprising results in a survey of over 1,000 presidents, CEOs and other leaders at the the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The Moral Machine is an exhibit at the WEF, developed and designed by

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Two terror suspects killed in Jeddah anti-terror raids

Two terror suspects blew themselves up on Saturday during a firefight with security forces in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah and two others were arrested in another operation, said a report. Security forces raided a suspected “terrorist” hideout used for making explosive b

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MEA to spearhead $2.2trn packaged food industry growth

The global packaged food market is expected to reach $2.2 trillion by 2020 mainly driven by the demand from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market and Asia-Pacific region, said a report released ahead of a key industry event in Dubai UAE. The Gulfood 2017 is the world’s la

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Masdar partners with Thales for hybrid airship

UAE-based Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, has signed a MoU with French company Thales/Thales Alenia Space and a French engineering university Mines ParisTech to develo

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Ramada Ajman to improve food waste management

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman in the UAE is aiming to boost its current food waste management scheme through the installation of a new WasteStation machine.   Developed and distributed by the UK-based Imperial Machine Company (IMC), the WasteStation is an innovative food w

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UAE releases report with 112 predictions at Davos

By 2020, 20 per cent of households will run on solar energy, while electric, self-driving cars will make up 90 per cent of all vehicles by 2035, says a report containing 112 predictions released at the World Economic Forum by the UAE. The State of the Future report, a first if it

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UAE video surveillance market to hit $200m by 2021

The UAE’s video surveillance market is set to reach $200 million in 2021, when the Middle East’s market will reach $1.8 billion, according to a recent report by IT market research firm 6Wresearch. “CCTV has long been used to prevent crime – now the UAE gov

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Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship enters quarter finals stage

The organizing committee of the third edition of the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship has announced the commencement of the Quarter Final stage for participating Bahraini companies. Held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince

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Clifford Chance ME team puts focus on Africa projects

Clifford Chance, a leading international law firm, is responding to demand for more Africa-focused expertise from clients in the Middle East by strengthening its regional presence. Edmund ‎Boyo, the head of Clifford Chance's Anglophone West Africa practice relocated in ea

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