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Do they damn uncle Sam?

Monday, 3 June 2002 4:00 AM

Or does the boycott hurt Arab interests more than it does America’s?

Reinventing the wheel

Monday, 3 June 2002 4:00 AM

After the closure of CSFBdirect-eUnion and the scaling down of, ihilal, now the last online brokerage company in the middle east, has restructured its business and insists it is very much here to stay

How to: get your PC singing

Thursday, 30 May 2002 4:00 AM

From trumped-up typewriters to multi-media mega machines, the PC has come a long way since it was first created. However, many people still use their PCs only for basic purposes and have not exploited its full potential. We hope to rectify this situation bit by bit. In this feature, we take you through a step-by-step guide on how to get your PC to sing.

Best foot forward

Wednesday, 29 May 2002 4:00 AM

The FIFA 2002 World Cup kicks off in Japan this month and it won’t just be Beckham's haircut that is cutting edge. The technology used to televise the event is light years ahead of anything we have seen before. Digital Studio looks forward to a viewing experience like no other.

Face to Face

Wednesday, 29 May 2002 4:00 AM

Video conferencing has become a hot topic for small and medium sized businesses as money for travel gets shorter. The latest technology looks set to make video conferencing the smart option, with the growth of bandwidth availablity helping to make video over IP become a reality.

Meddling with the Future

Tuesday, 28 May 2002 4:00 AM

In an exclusive interview with Windows Middle East, Roger Needham, director, Microsoft Research Centre (MSR), Cambridge, and Rick Rashid, Microsoft’s senior vice president of research, discuss the exceptional contributions made by the lab to Microsoft products, and the diverse, collaborative culture that made it possible.

Back to school

Tuesday, 28 May 2002 4:00 AM

When it comes to choosing the right computer for your child, there can be few better judges than a school – and especially when that school is about to allocate its IT budget. A look at the choices of a multi-million dollar IT customer — the education sector.

Tomorrow’s World

Tuesday, 28 May 2002 4:00 AM

Innovation doesn't come cheaply and new technology is usually the result of a combination of billions of dollars of annual investment and the hard work of many brilliant minds. On visiting Microsoft's Research Centre in the UK to see where minds and money come together, Windows found itself in tomorrow’s world.

Seeing Is Believing

Sunday, 26 May 2002 4:00 AM

Digital television in the Middle East is just around the corner. Expect more programme choice, more channels, more services, more interactivity. And expect a new way of seeing TV: cinemascope will soon be in your living room. reviews widescreen.

Professor Jong-Hwan Kim, FIRA president

Wednesday, 22 May 2002 4:00 AM

True to World Cup season, ITP spoke with Professor Jong-Hwan Kim, electrical engineering and computer science expert, and president of the Federation of International Robot-soccer Association (FIRA), the body behind the 2002 FIRA World Cup robo-football play offs.

Uncertainty for Islamic finance

Sunday, 19 May 2002 4:00 AM

The bullish performance of equity markets in the 1990s greatly benefited the growth of the Islamic finance industry, but a combination of market volatility and current events may have slowed the growth of the industry

Hotel occupancy rates surge

Sunday, 19 May 2002 4:00 AM

The Middle East hospitality industry was affected by the Sept 11 attacks, but seven months on, the picture is considerably different

Dubai gets a 'DMCC'

Sunday, 19 May 2002 4:00 AM

Dubai intends to capture 50% of the international gold business with the Dubai International Metals and Commodities Centre (DMCC)

Lebanon’s finances unsustainable

Sunday, 19 May 2002 4:00 AM

Lebanon’s continuing debt problem which demands 86% of the government's budget has some comparing it to Argentina

64- bit: Wave of the Future

Sunday, 12 May 2002 4:00 AM

The adoption of new technologies is often difficult as users have to be persuaded of the benefits, but it looks like 64-bit processing might finally be getting the momentum it needs.

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