EITC achieves 11.4% rise in Q2 profit; EDB reviews progress

EITC continues to deploy significant resources towards infrastructure expansion and modernisation. Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has published on Monday its financial results for the second quarter of 2021. The Dubai-based telecom major recorded a 11.4 per cent jump in Q2 net profit to Dh240 million. The company reported that,Continue Reading

Rise Gardens Logo (PRNewsfoto/Rise Gardens)

Canada’s TELUS Ventures led the oversubscribed round, joined by True Ventures, Amazon Alexa Fund, and new investor Listen Ventures CHICAGO, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Rise Gardens, which makes indoor, smart hydroponic garden systems, today announced it has raised $9 million in an oversubscribed Series A round, led by TELUS Ventures,Continue Reading

“Alibaba (BABA) will Benefit From the Rise of the Chinese Consumer”

“There are a few new learning positions too, as I described I would make in my previous letter. I’ve written on my blog about Alibaba (here). Alibaba’s mission is “to make it easy to do business anywhere” (“让天下没有难做的生意”). This subtle and elegant statement perfectly encapsulates Alibaba’s closed loop of services,Continue Reading

Shrinking Cities: The Rise and Fall of Urban Environments

Shrinking Cities: The Rise and Fall of Urban Environments Photo by Alex Brisbey on Unsplash . ImageDetroit ShareShare Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/964908/shrinking-cities-the-rise-and-fall-of-urban-environments Urban planning is often based on the assumption of ongoing demographic and economic growth, but as some environments face urban shrinkage, a new array ofContinue Reading

Cleantech Investing Is on the Rise

By Nicholas Larsen, International Banker   Short for “clean technology” and often used interchangeably with the term greentech, cleantech is an umbrella term that refers to those companies, projects and technologies involved in improving environmental sustainability. From an investing perspective, it typically covers a variety of sectors such as cleanContinue Reading

Rise in Iraqi cancer cases may be linked to wars, environment

Director of the Environmental Department in southern Iraq Walid Hamid said May 21 that “Ministry of Health statistics indicate that 2,000 cases of cancer are recorded annually due to oil flares that release toxic gases into the air as a result of extraction operations in the Basra fields,” and heContinue Reading

SAP pushes Rise, business network as keys to digital success

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it imperative for businesses to become more resilient and flexible. It has also accelerated the pace of digital transformation, as businesses are moving systems to the cloud and changing business processes to meet new requirements, according to SAP executives DJ Paoni and Julia White duringContinue Reading