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Power to the people in Saudi Arabia
Energy»

Power to the people in Saudi Arabia

Friday, 2 December 2016 1:04 AM

As Saudi Arabia fights to control surging electricity demand, the government is increasingly turning to the private sector. With an 80-year history in the kingdom, General Electric’s recent $1bn of investment is starting to pay off

Inside Google's brave new world
Technology»

Inside Google's brave new world

Friday, 2 December 2016 1:03 AM

The $500bn technology giant is extending its reach into hardware and artificial intelligence, ultimately aiming to create a sophisticated robot that can communicate with smart-device users to get things done. In London, Google’s senior executives talk Arabian Business through its bold vision

Accounting meets religion in challenge for Islamic banks
Banking & Finance»

Accounting meets religion in challenge for Islamic banks

Monday, 28 November 2016 3:20 PM

Reconciling accounting standards and religious principles is challenging Islamic banks and regulators as they adapt to new international book-keeping rules

Under attack: how to beat the hackers
Technology»

Under attack: how to beat the hackers

Saturday, 26 November 2016 1:30 AM

The smarter technology gets the more opportunities there are for cyberattacks. As threat levels are elevated to unprecedented heights, companies, governments and security experts are frantically re-assessing how they manage the risks

After all the hype, what's the future for Hyperloop One
Transport»

After all the hype, what's the future for Hyperloop One

Monday, 21 November 2016 12:55 PM

Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One may have struck a deal this month with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority to explore the case for an ultra-fast levitating transport system in the UAE, but there will be plenty of speed bumps along the journey.

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RAK to the future: Forging a reputation on the global business stage
Politics & Economics»

RAK to the future: Forging a reputation on the global business stage

Saturday, 19 November 2016 10:46 AM

Ras Al Khaimah, the UAE’s second-smallest emirate, is quietly boosting its tourism, free zones and real estate.

The greatest salesman on earth
Business»

The greatest salesman on earth

Thursday, 17 November 2016 12:48 PM

Every year, ten thousand sales executives, marketing professionals and managers head to Dreamforce, to see one man speak. His name is Tony Robbins, and they believe he will teach them to make an awful lot of money

The upstream movement: Oil producers must invest to avoid another crisis
Energy»

The upstream movement: Oil producers must invest to avoid another crisis

Saturday, 12 November 2016 2:42 PM

While oil producers continue to debate a reduction in output, attention is also flowing towards upstream operations.

Anxious times as Middle East awaits clarity on Trump's policies
Politics & Economics»

Anxious times as Middle East awaits clarity on Trump's policies

Saturday, 12 November 2016 2:40 PM

Donald Trump’s surprise presidential win is expected to rattle financial markets globally for some time to come, with the Middle East particularly watching to see how the contradictory, unpredictable Republican will lead the world’s most powerful country.

Luxury in the clouds: Crystal Aircruises' bespoke Boeing
Leisure»

Luxury in the clouds: Crystal Aircruises' bespoke Boeing

Thursday, 10 November 2016 11:58 AM

Crystal Aircruises' bespoke Boeing 777-200LR is a commercial aircraft of unrivalled sophistication

Focus: Gulf airlines face looming growth threat from 'protectionist' Trump government
Transport»

Focus: Gulf airlines face looming growth threat from 'protectionist' Trump government

Thursday, 10 November 2016 10:53 AM

Election of Donald Trump, one-time owner of now-defunct East Coast airline Trump Shuttle, to the US presidency could revive nationalistic attitudes to air access

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Brandline: The history of Rolex
Business»

Brandline: The history of Rolex

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 11:26 AM

Once a lowly manufacture in the foothills of Bienne, Switzerland, and now the undisputed King of watches. Rolex rise to fame came slowly but surely

Saudis could raise oil output again as sparring with Iran returns-sources
Politics & Economics»

Saudis could raise oil output again as sparring with Iran returns-sources

Saturday, 5 November 2016 10:47 AM

Saudi comments at meeting surprise other OPEC delegates

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Saudi's Naimi's battles against Western 'greed' shine light on Aramco IPO
Energy»

Saudi's Naimi's battles against Western 'greed' shine light on Aramco IPO

Friday, 4 November 2016 4:28 PM

Former minister releases memoirs 'Out of the Desert'; reveals infighting over future of state-run oil giant

Pyramid selling: Egypt's rollercoaster economy
Politics & Economics»

Pyramid selling: Egypt's rollercoaster economy

Friday, 4 November 2016 1:19 AM

Egypt has been walking a tightrope since 2011, with two revolutions and continued security concerns testing what was once a stalwart economy. Fed up, Egyptians are again becoming restless as they await the impact of an imminent $12bn loan from the IMF


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