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Reprocessing Can Cut the 150 Tonnes of Medical Waste In GCC

Miele Professional, the industry focused arm of the German manufacturer of high-end domestic appliances and fitted kitchens, will showcase its latest additions to medical technology at Arab Health 2015, as hospitals in the Middle East demand more advanced methods of reprocessing medical equipment to...
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E-commerce In The Arab World To Reach USD10 Billion By 2018

Regional payment gateway Payfort has released its latest infographic providing an overview of the core markets in Egypt, KSA, Kuwait and the UAE. It includes insight into consumer behavior, the travel market and what we can expect in years to come. You can also read the full report here. According to...
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GCC Internet Penetration Rates On Growth Track

The internet penetration rates in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) will increase from 54.99% last year to 66.82 per cent by 2017, according to a new study revealed on Tuesday. The first ever Arab Knowledge Economy Report 2014 is a joint study done by Madar Research and Development and Orient Planet...
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Two-Thirds Of The Developing World Will Be Internet Users by 2014​

According to the United Nations International Telecommunications Union report, globally, Internet users are expected to hit 3 billion by the end of 2014, which accounts for about 40 ​%​ of the world’s population. Among those users, over three quarters are from developed countries while two-thirds...
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UAE Leads The Tablet Usage In The Middle East

According to a report by Ooredoo New Horizon Research, only 8% of the youth in the Middle East use tablet and 32% say they want to start using one. UAE leads the tablet usage in the Middle East @ 35% followed by Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar. Surprisingly Saudi Arabia is not there in this list.   Inforgraphic...
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State of YouTube In The Middle East – An Infographic

Startappz, In collaboration with some of the best resources on YouTube videos in the Middle East, released an infographic explaining the state of YouTube content producers in the Middle East covering various countries and categories, such as Jordan, Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, UAE, Saudi Arabia,...
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Rising Kuwaiti Entrepreneurs Sell Comics, Sheep And Makeup On Instagram

Kuwaiti officials worrying about how to bring down the gulf state's unemployment rate — estimated at more than 3% — may have another resource to tap besides crude oil: Instagram. The photo-sharing service is becoming popular among local entrepreneurs advertising a diverse array of products — from...
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Saudi Arabian Consumer Electronic Retailers Take The Lead On Social Media

Source:Matt Hamm,via Creative Commons According to a research by Channel EMEA consumer electronic retailers in the Middle East have caught up with Social Media. Retailers in Saudi Arabia have the most number of followers on Twitter and Facebook. Big box retailer Extra takes the lead on both Twitter...
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e-Commerce In The Middle East: Countrywise Penetration, Consumer Habits, Popular Websites, Online Banking

Ipsos MENA had released interesting stats at a presentation done last week at ArabNet conference covering statistics related to e-commerce consumption habits in the region. Ipsos is the 3rd largest market research firm in the world with over 5000 clients worldwide and a direct presence in 85 countries....
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A Taiwanese Startup Is Gaining Traction in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

Source: Got harassed by strange calls? Every time when you see a new number showed on the phone, do you hesitate to answer it? Wouldn't it be a relief if you get to know who is the caller? A group of Taiwanese app developers have cracked the solution for this problem. Last year the app...
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