Wednesday, 03 October 2018 18:27

Protecting People from Bullying and Harassment

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By Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety

Everyone deserves to feel safe on Facebook, and it's important that we help people who encounter bullying and harassment online. Today, we're introducing new tools and programs so people can better control unwanted, offensive or hurtful experiences on Facebook.

By: Lars Herrmann, general manager, Workload Strategy for Cloud Platforms, Red Hat


In many ways, age brings refinement. Wine, cheese, and, in some cases, people, all improve as they grow older. But in the world of enterprise IT, age has a different connotation. Aged systems and software, can bring irrelevance and technical debt and, at worst, increased security risks. With the rise of Linux containers as a functional underpinning to the digitally-transforming enterprise, the ill effects of technological age are front and center.

Sunday, 30 September 2018 13:52

Top 10 tips for moving out of your apartment or villa

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By mplus+, property maintenance experts


They say moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do in your life, so if you are planning a move, some strong friends and expert advice can help you get through it. Marc Daly, general manager of leading UAE-based property maintenance company, mplus+ provides these helpful tips on what to look out for when making your next big move, together with some useful ideas to ensure it all goes to plan.

By Dr. Richard Ford, Chief Scientist, Forcepoint


First, I think it’s great that Facebook appears to have reacted so quickly, as it’s a sign of the growing maturity around breach response that we’re starting to see as GDPR comes into effect. Understanding if there was a pattern to the impacted accounts versus just random selection is the difference between someone trying to hack the system for fun or a coordinated nation-state attack that compromises specific users to ultimately gain access to sensitive data.

By Jamal Al Jassmi, General Manager of the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS)


The banking sector in the UAE plays a fundamental role in fueling the country’s economy and supporting the government’s Emiratization initiatives.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 05:21

How to Get More Done Without Hiring More Employees

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By Allison Zimmer – Communications Specialist, Commercial Excellence at Xerox


For most businesses, productivity is synonymous with return on investment (ROI). For example, the cost of an employee versus the value that they generate for the business (a difficult number to calculate in any circumstance).

By Kushal Nahata, Co-founder & CEO, FarEye


Today’s customers are digitally connected, engaged and influenced. The phenomenon of the e-commerce industry has grown beyond comprehension in terms of volume, scale, markets and countries. With shopping online and at retail stores at the same time becoming a reality coupled with devices connecting every aspect of consumers’ lives, the shift is making way for the tidal wave of industry transition in the Middle East.

Words by Ebraheem Al Samadi, CEO of Al Samadi Group and Forever Rose London


Flowers are undoubtedly a great gift for friends and family to congratulate them on their successes, celebrations and achievements. But why should flower arrangements be saved just for special occasions? With people spending most of their time at work, it is important to find ways to ensure the work environment is one that is calm, inviting, and overall allows for productivity. Incorporating flowers into your daily work environment does not only provide beautiful decor, studies have shown that flower bouquets reap many benefits when placed within an office space. As a big believer in “flower power” and often known as the “Blooming Man” or “King of Roses”, Ebraheem Al Samadi, CEO of Al Samadi Group and Forever Rose London, rounds up his top five benefits of having flowers in the office.

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 12:39

Beauty food for your skin

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With the healthy eating revolution in full swing, most of us try our best to be a part of it. From checking what we eat and the way we live to the products we buy, there has been a considerable change. Products like rice, wheat, cereals, which previously took up most of the space in a grocery cart, have now given way to healthier options like quinoa, chia seeds, flax seed etc. A lot has been said about the benefits of these superfood to our health, how they can prevent various diseases and help us live a longer healthier life. But the benefits of superfoods does not end there. The good news is, that these superfoods are good enough to take care of your skin inside out. Topical application of some superfood can work as well as they do when consumed.

By Ahmed Al Haddad, COO, Jafza


Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the Middle East's premier business hub and global trade enabler DP World’s flagship trade centre, handled the lion's share, accounting for more than Euro 9.3 billion (US $10.8 billion) worth of automotive trade in 2017.

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