Tuesday 25 June 2019

Small Malta has many things to offer: Minister

Malta is keen to enhance its bilateral relations with all the Gulf countries, even as it enjoys good ties with them, Malta’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion, Carmelo Abela, has said.   Speaking to a delegation of journalists from the Gulf,


Galactic getaways, 3D printed dinners - welcome to hotel of 2119

Intergalactic getaways, fast-food nutrient pills, 2- to 3-hour working days and adaptable, personalised rooms that can transport guests everywhere from jungles to mountain ranges - these are the things to come, according to a future trends prediction.   In celeb


Spend on customer experience tech on the rise: study

Three-quarters of organizations said they increased customer experience (CX) technology investments in 2018 in a survey conducted by Gartner, a global leading research and advisory company. Customer analytics continues to be one of the biggest investments, with 52 per cent intend


Traditional vs crypto passive income

Financial barriers common among traditional income investments are replaced by more technical ones, as more adventurous investors seek to add them to their crypto portfolios, said a report from INDX, a UK-based crypto passive income fund. The report, entitled “Traditional v


Corporate finance leaders optimistic on Mideast growth

Corporate finance leaders across the Middle East region remain optimistic for future growth despite economic uncertainty, according to a leading survey.   Senior finance executives are positive about the economy, the outlook for their companies and their investm


Oil and gas industry gearing up for robotics adoption

The oil and gas industry is gearing up to deploy robotics across a wide range of applications in the upstream, midstream and downstream segments, primarily to drive productivity and efficiency amid volatility in crude prices, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.


AI will save banking industry $1 trillion by 2030

The face of the banking industry worldwide has undergone and is still undergoing a dramatic transformation as a result of the disruptive effects of mind-blowing digital advancements that have dominated the 21st century. Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of these major disruptiv


Oil weighed down by demand concerns

The Bloomberg Commodity Index traded higher for the first time in four weeks. While growth-dependent commodities such as crude oil moved lower despite renewed concerns about stability in the Middle East, it was once again the agricultural sector that led from the front. The metal


Industry 4.0 shaping the future of sustainable business

The Middle East and Africa market for augmented and virtual reality is expected to grow to $6 billion by 2020, according to the International Data Corporation. As the digital trend continues to innovate, it will transform the future of sustainable business. Industry 4.0 has revol


Over 2.3 billion files exposed online, says expert

More than 2.3 billion files have been found inadvertently exposed online over the past year, reads a report from threat intelligence outfit Digital Shadows. The firm’s new ‘Too Much Information: The Sequel’ report follows up on the study’s previous iterati

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