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Employers Demanding Skills In Data, Analytics And Digital, As Employees Become

Zomato Sells Its UAE Business To Rival Talabat’s Parent Firm For $172 Million

Investcorp Steps Up GCC Investment With Acquisition Of Kuwait’s International

Lyft’s Revenue Doubled In 2018 As It Gains On Uber In U.S., But Losses Still

Banks Are Promoting 'Female' Chatbots To Help Customers, Raising Concerns Of

Uber Resumes Talks To Buy Middle East Rival Careem - Reports

An Insider's Take On Ultimate Software's $11 Billion Private Equity Takeover

Middle East And Africa To Have 30 Million 5G Subscriptions By 2024

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Employers Demanding Skills In Data, Analytics And Digital, As Employees Become More Risk Adverse

Candidates looking for new opportunities in the Middle East have become increasingly risk adverse, with culture and leadership overtaking higher salary as key considerations before a move.
2 weeks ago

Zomato Sells Its UAE Business To Rival Talabat’s Parent Firm For $172 Million

Delivery Hero also invested an additional $50 million in Zomato, bringing the total deal size to $222 million.
By Mary Sophia 4 min read
3 weeks ago

Investcorp Steps Up GCC Investment With Acquisition Of Kuwait’s International Inspection Center

The purchase of International Inspection Center Co.  will further boost NDT CCS’s growth in Kuwait, allowing it to add its technical capabilities and further expand its clientele.
By Mary Sophia 4 min read
3 weeks ago

Lyft’s Revenue Doubled In 2018 As It Gains On Uber In U.S., But Losses Still Growing

Lyft’s revenues doubled in 2018 to reach $2.2 billion, up from $343.3 million in 2016 and $1.1 billion in 2017. 
By Biz Carson 8 min read
3 weeks ago

Banks Are Promoting 'Female' Chatbots To Help Customers, Raising Concerns Of Stereotyping

The proliferation of bots with female names raises questions about whether they might also perpetuate gender stereotypes, particularly around the notion of women in the role of assistants.
By Parmy Olson 15 min read
3 weeks ago

Uber Resumes Talks To Buy Middle East Rival Careem - Reports

Uber first started talks to buy Careem last year, but the discussions were reported to have stalled.
By Mary Sophia 3 min read
3 weeks ago

An Insider's Take On Ultimate Software's $11 Billion Private Equity Takeover

In February, Ultimate Software was sold to Hellman & Friedman for $11 billion, or $331.50 a share.
By Antoine Gara 28 min read
3 weeks ago

Middle East And Africa To Have 30 Million 5G Subscriptions By 2024

Ericsson predicts that the majority of 5G deployments are expected to come from advanced ICT markets such as  Saudi Arabia, the UAE and South Africa.
By Mary Sophia 5 min read