Saturday , November 17 2018


Youth’s curiosity in AI reflects knowledge of future needs

Dubai / WAM Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, has highlighted that Emirati youth’s keenness and willingness to learn Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology reflects their high level of awareness in enhancing their skills and technological abilities to better prepare them for jobs of the future. ...

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Salvini visits Moscow pledging to fight EU Russia sanctions

Bloomberg Italian Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini visited Moscow on Wednesday to drive home one of his favorite points: that European Union sanctions on Russia hurt Italy and should be repealed. “The Russian sanctions are a social, cultural and economic absurdity,” Salvini told the annual meeting of the Russian branch of ...

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International Franchise Exhibition inaugurated

Abu Dhabi / WAM The 6th edition of the International Franchise Exhibition (IFE), organised by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, kicked off with the participation of key government entities, numerous major international brands, companies, and renowned experts alongside thousands of visitors from 16 countries. The exhibition is ...

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Japan to hire foreign workers as labour shortage bites

Bloomberg A strict immigration policy has helped make Japan one of the world’s oldest and most homogeneous societies. Now, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to invite as many as half a million foreign workers is testing the country’s tolerance for change. Abe is preparing to introduce legislation to allow migrants ...

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Uber, Lyft race towards IPOs next year as banks line up

Bloomberg Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc are solidifying plans for initial public offerings next year, when a wide pool of investors will decide what the money-losing ride-hailing businesses are actually worth. Wall Street’s top banks, vying for a coveted underwriting spot on Uber’s IPO, suggest the San Francisco company ...

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Netflix soars as blistering subscriber growth restores faith

Bloomberg Netflix Inc is growing faster than even its most bullish fans on Wall Street predicted, soothing doubts about its global prospects and sending its already-stratospheric stock higher. After a stumble with its previous results, the world’s largest paid online TV network added far more subscribers than analysts expected in ...

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