In a first, anonymised data from mobile phones and satellite imagery data can be combined to create high resolution maps to measure poverty.
Digital transformation across industries can help save trillions of dollars in cost and consumers stand to benefit more from it provided there are policy incentives to improve societal outcomes, says a report.
It’s the end of an era and another sign of digital dominance: Friday is the final day screaming, gesturing traders can buy and sell commodities, including oil, on a trading floor in New York.
Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and the University of Sharjah, have discussed collaboration in research, as both sides share common goals and interests in supporting students and the business community, as well as building a knowledge-based economy.
As India embraces a cashless economy, there has been a sudden spurt in new mobile wallet companies — but most of these start-ups are setting up digital shops without knowing the cyber risks involved, a top executive from US-based cyber security firm FireEye has emphasised.
High-school graduates employed by the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) Group will be trained through a technical work readiness programme for the oil and gas industry under an agreement between ENOC, a wholly owned entity of the Government of Dubai, and the Higher Colleges of Technology’s Centre of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT).
India and Vietnam will have the highest salary increases next year with a projected rise of 10.8 per cent and 9.2 per cent respectively among Asia Pacific’s emerging economies, according to a report by a global consulting firm.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that a well educated population, adequately equipped with knowledge and skills, is a precondition of sustained economic growth.
Income inequality and a rising rural-urban divide compounded by political instability, are the most challenging issues in the Near East and North Africa, says a new report released today in Tunis by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).