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  • Want to know what a stress test is?

    Want to know what a stress test is?

    In Europe, the stress test for banks and the likely impact of any results are being keenly watched. But what does a stress test involve? Less than you think.

    July 8, 2010 7:05
  • More romance… and other stupid ways to measure the downturn

    More romance… and other stupid ways to measure the downturn

    The media loves to find new ways to put spin on the downturn, and they can often be entertaining. Pity they’re an utter nonsense, says Sam Potter.

    July 6, 2010 4:27
  • Note to Murdoch: People won’t pay

    Note to Murdoch: People won’t pay

    As News Corp’s titles attempt one of the boldest publishing moves in history, Kipp’s poll reveals that people simply won’t pay. No surprise there, says Sam Potter.

    July 5, 2010 3:09
 
  • A wake-up call

    A wake-up call

    The UAE’s tentative steps toward a more competitive telecoms industry should give Lebanon pause for thought, says Katherine Azmeh. Is “going public” the only way forward for the country’s telcos?

    July 4, 2010 11:46
  • News flash! There’s always another innovation

    News flash! There’s always another innovation

    Instead of queuing overnight to be one of the first to get your hands on an iPhone 4, why not just… well, not?

    June 29, 2010 3:06
  • The most annoying things this summer

    The most annoying things this summer

    Angry at the din created by vuvuzelas, Kipp decided to see what else would be upsetting readers this summer. The results are in.

    June 28, 2010 4:10
 
  • Serious about safety? Not serious enough

    Serious about safety? Not serious enough

    New efforts are being made to encourage UAE companies to make their workplaces safer. But Sam Potter thinks that businesses probably need a bit more than ‘encouragement.’

    June 27, 2010 12:44
  • Stating the obvious

    Stating the obvious

    Sam Potter hates pointless research, especially when it states the obvious. But on this occasion, it just might be necessary, he thinks.

    June 23, 2010 5:27
  • Trains, planes, and… other basic infrastructure projects

    Trains, planes, and… other basic infrastructure projects

    The UAE is getting there when it comes to infrastructure, but it still needs to remember the basics, says Sam Potter.

    June 22, 2010 1:42
 
  • All eyes on the World Cup

    All eyes on the World Cup

    Nowadays World Cup fans have a myriad of options when it comes to watching the games, and to avoid absenteeism businesses are feeling obliged to provide ways to watch the tournament.

    June 21, 2010 5:20
 
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