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Facebook: One billion friends and counting...

Facebook: One billion friends and counting...

Facebook is taking over the world, one ‘like’ at a time. The woman who oversees the tech giant’s operations on three continents, Nicola Mendelsohn, talks power, prospects and privacy

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Revealed: how to sell your car in 30 minutes

Revealed: how to sell your car in 30 minutes

The UAE’s second-hand car industry is worth over $2.5bn but remains a nightmare to navigate. Serial entrepreneur Saygin Yalcin’s latest venture, SellAnyCar.com, is threatening to completely revamp the sector

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Lighting the way: Eros chief Deepak Babani

Lighting the way: Eros chief Deepak Babani

Half of all televisions and mobile phones sold in the UAE make their way to the shelves via the Eros Group. Chief executive Deepak Babani explains how he has managed to stay ahead of a rapidly evolving market and what he thinks will drive the group over...

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Creating an icon

Creating an icon

Perhaps India’s most famous home-grown corporate, Infosys, has fallen on relatively hard times recently. Co-founder and chief executive S D Shibulal talks exclusively to Arabian Business about the IT giant’s storied past, and his plans to reinvigorate...

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Little Majlis’s big impact

Little Majlis’s big impact

Anna Bolton-Riley and Annabelle Fitzsimmons reveal to StartUp how they’re making a big impact on the UAE’s arts and crafts scene

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Buzz Aldrin: Man on a mission

Buzz Aldrin: Man on a mission

Now 84, Buzz Aldrin represents what, for many people, is one of America’s greatest ever achievements. The former astronaut speaks to Arabian Business about commercial space exploration, life on Mars, and why he will never be happy with being second

Interview: Axiom Telecom CEO Faisal Al Bannai

Interview: Axiom Telecom CEO Faisal Al Bannai

For Faisal Al Bannai, CEO of Axiom Telecom, adaptability is key to success in a rapidly changing mobile phone sector

Ronaldo Mouchawar: How I created Souq.com

Ronaldo Mouchawar: How I created Souq.com

Meet Ronaldo Mouchawar, who runs the Middle East’s biggest home-grown website. With Souq.com expanding tenfold over the last two years alone, what does the all-conquering e-commerce giant have in store for the future?

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Blending technology and spirituality: Hajjnet

Blending technology and spirituality: Hajjnet

Founder of Hajjnet, Ali Dabaja, explains how he is using apps to help pilgrims get the most out of their Hajj experience

Banking on change: Talal Bayaa

Banking on change: Talal Bayaa

Unraveling the many and varied banking products within the UAE is no easy task. Talal Bayaa of product comparison website Bayzat explains how his e-start-up is helping to make the banking landscape more transparent

Interview: Lenovo chief Yang Yuanqing

Interview: Lenovo chief Yang Yuanqing

Not content with creating a $30bn-per-year computer giant, Lenovo boss Yang Yuanqing has now set his sights on conquering the global smartphone market.

Interview: Sir Peter Ogden

Interview: Sir Peter Ogden

Serial entrepreneur Sir Peter Ogden has made his millions through banking and IT, but has still found the time to launch energy recruitment outfit Spencer Ogden, which has just opened its first office in the Gulf

Interview: Starcom MediaVest chief Laura Desmond

Interview: Starcom MediaVest chief Laura Desmond

Laura Desmond has spent a career looking after the fortunes of some of America’s biggest brands. Ahead of the Publicis-Omnicom mega-merger, the chief executive of giant ad agency Starcom MediVest Group talks trends, tech and Twitter


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One billion friends and counting...
Facebook is taking over the world, one ‘like’ at a time. The woman who oversees the tech giant’s operations on three continents, Nicola Mendelsohn, talks power, prospects and privacy.

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