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Lenovo Continues to Gain Momentum in First Quarter FY 2017/18
August 18, 2017

Behind the strength of its 3-wave strategy, Lenovo’s business transformation continued to gain traction during the first quarter, delivering solid profitability in its core PC and smart devices business, and revenue and profit improvements in targeted growth areas, including the data center and mobile businesses.

Fueled by new investments in people and products, Lenovo’s Data Center"...

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Spirent Tests Wi-Fi Network Performance with O2 at the Coca-Cola London Eye
August 18, 2017

Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT), today announced its Landslide E10 network test platform has been used with O2 to validate the Wi-Fi network performance and capacity at the Coca-Cola London Eye, before the launch of a new smartphone application last month. Merlin Entertainments plc, operator of the London Eye, wanted to measure its Wi-Fi network performance, to ensure its infrastructure could provide an excellent experience for users of the new app, which puts increased demands on the Wi-Fi network. “The London Eye is a global attraction and the customer experience is a big reason for our success,” said Sunny Jouhal, Coca-Cola London Eye General Manager. “Innovation and technical prowess are a key part of our attraction, and this project, with O2 and Spirent, continues that tradition.”......

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Stanford Graduate School of Business Launches Two Educational Opportunities to Empower Youth and Entrepreneurs in Southern Africa
August 17, 2017

Stanford Graduate School of Business (Stanford GSB) today announced a USD $3 million, three-year partnership with De Beers Group to empower young, budding entrepreneurs and owners of established businesses in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa through two new educational programs launching in 2018. Stanford is expanding two of its successful programs to Southern Africa: the Seed Transformation Program of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, known as Stanford Seed, and the Stanford Go-to-Market program for accelerating business ventures to market. The two programs are: Seed Transformation Program, a one-year program of intensive sessions on topics such as leadership, strategy, business ethics, accounting, marketing, and value chain innovations. Skilled facilitators assist......

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Standards institute to facilitate exports to Saudi Arabia
August 17, 2017

The Turkish Standards Institution (TSE) has begun to receive requests from companies as the authorized body to give the 'Saudi quality brand' and 'conformity certificate' required for certain products except food, cosmetics and medical products exported to Saudi Arabia.

TSE President Sebahittin Korkmaz talked about the institution's activities abroad, explaining that the"...

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Shell wraps up SADAF chemicals sale in Saudi Arabia
August 17, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell said on August 16 that the Anglo-Dutch energy giant has completed the sale of its 50% share in SADAF, the petrochemicals joint venture, located in Al Jubail, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to SABIC for $820 million.

According to Shell, this sale was announced on January 22, 2017. Completion follows anti-trust filings in the relevant countries and regulatory approval from the"...

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Saudi Arabia no more a good work destination for Pakistanis
August 17, 2017

Latest data from Pakistan’s Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment shows that manpower export to Saudi Arabia in the first six months of 2017 was just 17 percent of the total workers who went to the kingdom in entire 2016.

According to the data, Pakistan exported 77,600 workers in January-June to Saudi Arabia as compared to 462,598 workers in entire 2016.

The drastic"...

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Red Sea Housing signs MoU with AECOM for modular housing solutions in Saudi Arabia
August 17, 2017

Red Sea Housing Services (RSH) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with AECOM Middle East to collaborate in delivering modular affordable housing solutions in Saudi Arabia.

Under the terms of the deal, RSH will manufacture and deliver modular building units from its facility while AECOM will be responsible for designing, engineering, planning, and project managing the housing projects.

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Saudi Arabia to invest in amusement parks
August 17, 2017

Saudi Arabia hopes to tap into the growing regional amusement park industry with a new government-owned company set to build 24 parks in partnership with the private sector, said a report.

The initiative is part of efforts to boost tourism in the kingdom and create additional sources of revenue and jobs.

The report,"...

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Schlumberger Announces Third-Quarter 2017 Results Conference Call
August 17, 2017

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on October 20, 2017 to discuss the results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2017.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the results will be issued at 7:00 am US Eastern time.

To access the"...

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Keynote Line-Up Set for 2017 Africa CACS
August 17, 2017

Writer and podcast host Ryan Hogarth will set the pace in an opening keynote “We Are Not Robots” at ISACA’s 2017 Africa Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) Conference, to be held 11-12 September 2017, in Accra, Ghana. Hogarth, author of “How to Win Influence and Friend People,” will cull from his work in digital and business transformation, and change and customer relationship management, to make a case for increased attention to human and team behaviors for business success. “In addition to bringing research data and examples from organizations around the world, I look forward to engaging the ISACA audience--professionals across a spectrum of business-critical IT roles--and enriching their understanding about themselves; the people and behaviors they encounter every day; and the team and organizational dynamics that can accelerate, or stymie, growth and success,” Hogarth said. “There will be myths debunked,......

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