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Virtual Learning

Wednesday, 4 December 2002 4:00 AM

As teaching and administration processes move increasingly online, enterprise information portals are proving a fundamental tool in enhancing education initiatives

Firefighter

Wednesday, 4 December 2002 4:00 AM

Adel Al Jubeir, the foreign affairs advisor to Crown Prince Abdullah bin AbdulAziz Al Saud, the heir to the throne of Saudi Arabia, speaks exclusively to Arabian Business about US-Saudi relations, the Kingdom's public relations campaign, fighting poverty, and the peace process a year after the Sept. 11 attacks.

Adapting to change

Wednesday, 4 December 2002 4:00 AM

Islamic banking is growing at 20-30% per annum with US $150-250B in deposits, but the business environment is changing, competition intensifying and to compete Islamic banks must change

Everybody hertz

Tuesday, 26 November 2002 4:00 AM

There is a quiet revolution occurring in radio. Digital Radio Monidale, a new digital system for frequencies below 30MHz, is preparing to push short, medium and long wave radio signals back into the limelight after years of FM dominance, Digital Studio asks could this be the future of radio?

It’s all about ethics

Monday, 25 November 2002 4:00 AM

Arabian Business magazine meets Khamis Al Muqla, chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi Middle East, a strong campaigner for better ethics in the regional advertising industry.

Paper chase

Monday, 25 November 2002 4:00 AM

Would be employees are spending enormous amounts of time and money earning the certifications that will help them join the Middle East’s IT workforce. However, many local companies are beginning questioning the value of paying for such qualifications.

Unspinning the spin

Monday, 25 November 2002 4:00 AM

Amidst all the talk about bridging the cultural gap and encouraging dialogue between Arabs and the West, one radio station believes it is doing just that. But some Arabs say, ‘No thank you.’

Welcome to the new e-business

Monday, 25 November 2002 4:00 AM

The latest ACN survey shows that companies are still enthusiastic about e-business, even if they now want to use it to cut costs rather than become global internet giants.

Always in touch

Monday, 25 November 2002 4:00 AM

Boeing wants to make high speed, inflight internet access a reality for the flying public and believes people will pay $35 a trip for the privilege.

Web services dream remains a distant reality

Monday, 25 November 2002 4:00 AM

Having snubbed the vendor in early 2002, the Web Services Interoperability Organisation (WS-I) has finally welcomed Sun Microsystems aboard as it looks to promote web services interoperability.

Protracted closure harms HP’s prospects

Monday, 25 November 2002 4:00 AM

When the Compaq/HP merger was originally announced in September of last year, analysts predicted that if the new entity could keep revenue losses down to around 10 to 12%, the merger would be going well.

Arrested development

Monday, 25 November 2002 4:00 AM

Royal Oman Police (ROP) is about to enter the implementation phase of its National Registration System. When live at the end of 2003, it will be used to record the civil events of the country’s population.

Java gains momentum in Middle East market

Monday, 25 November 2002 4:00 AM

In the wake of Microsoft’s .Net marketing blitz of the last 12 months, Sun Microsystems and Oracle are stepping up their Java marketing efforts.

Give your PC a face lift

Thursday, 21 November 2002 4:00 AM

Junking an old PC used to be our sole option. Today, you could add a little extra RAM, hunt around for a good graphics card, get an external hard drive or a couple of budget components from the market and have a PC that will stand you in good stead for at least another couple of years. In this month's workshop, we show you how to give your PC a facelift.

We can do IT

Wednesday, 20 November 2002 4:00 AM

The world has witnessed so much progress over the past century that fields such as technology and medicine are virtually unrecognisable one decade to the next. But one area where progress has been slow is the empowerment of women and the situation is the same in the supposedly progressive IT industry. This is, especially true, it would seem, in the Middle East region. We go in search of the few women who have made it in a world where men still seem to be calling all the shots.


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