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ME Holds $500m In Start-Up Funds

Regional investors are ready to provide up to half a billion dollars to promote new businesses in the Middle East, say industry experts.

The Revolutionary Future Of Work

Employers need to radically change old working models, writes Alison Maitland, senior visiting fellow at Cass Business School.

Twitter Boasts 140 Million Users

The micro-blogging site, which is celebrating its sixth birthday, is now seeking to find the right revenue model.

ME IT Spend To Grow 6-8% In 2012

EXCLUSIVE: Regional IT spend will grow at double the global rate, according to EMC global CFO.

Etisalat, Emirates, STC Top ME Brands

Apple tops the global top brands list, which also includes the three entries from the GCC.

New iPad Out In UAE

Apple’s third generation iPad is finally available in select locations across the UAE.

The Problem With Daily Deals

Daily deal websites are having to face down criticism that their vouchers degrade brands and the business model is a passing fad.

SAP To Invest $450mn In MENA

The global software firm is planning to hire 500 new employees and open more offices in the region.

Starting Out

Dania Saadi reports on the new wave of entrepreneurs spreading across the Gulf, boosted by growing funding opportunities.

New App To Control Kids

The mobile app released by Norton in the UAE, will allow parents to monitor their children’s smartphone activities.

Top 10 Global Trends

New business models based on innovation and the latest technologies will make the cut, according to Frost & Sullivan’s top trends.

UAE Digital Banking Rises

Google found nearly half of the UAE uses the web for online banking and research.

RIM CEOs Step Down

Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis are replaced as Google and Apple take BlackBerry market share.

Facebook Extends Sharing Service

The social networking site will now let users know what their friends are doing on other sites.

ME Witnesses E-Commerce Boom

Online shopping is surging in the Middle East as local buyers get comfortable using credit cards over the internet.

Google Growing In MENA

Gulf Business attends Google’s groupie day in Dubai and chats with managing director, Ari Kesisoglu.

MENA CIOs Enter Boardrooms

Gulf techies are way ahead of their global peers says IBM, as the MENA region pushes for fast growth.

MENA Healthcare Soars

The regional pharmaceutical and healthcare industry is set to boom with a new $125 billion investment injection.