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1 year ago

PayFort Registers In Saudi Arabia To Crack $8.3 Billion Digital Payment Market

Online payment platform PayFort, owned by Amazon, registered a new, wholly owned company in Saudi Arabia to expand its business there. Details about the new company were not disclosed. This is a...
1 year ago

How To Answer: "What Are Your Weaknesses" At A Job Interview

"What are your weaknesses?" can be a tricky question to answer—at a job interview, candidates are trying to make a good impression on the employer, so admitting to weaknesses might feel unwise. We...
1 year ago

Bridg: When You're Building A Startup, You're Taking A Risk

Bridg is a mobile payment platform that uses a Bluetooth-like connection instead of the internet. Its co-founder, Moussa Beidas, says the payment sector within fintech will become mainstream...
1 year ago

Google, Microsoft And Amazon Are Now Ferreting Out The Next Tech Unicorn

Google, Amazon and Microsoft could be omnipresent tech titans today but they too began as humble startups decades ago. Today these industry giants are pumping in their funds and expertise to ferret...
1 year ago

Snap's Analyst Rating Slips After Over 1.2 Million Users Protest Update

Citigroup analysts reportedly downgraded Snap Inc. from “neutral” to “sell” after more than 1.2 million Snapchat users signed a petition against a wildly unpopular recent app update. It presented a...
1 year ago

Saudi Arabia Embraces The $44 Billion Modest Fashion Market As It Gears Up To Host Its First Fashion Event

Saudi Arabia will host its first ever Arab Fashion Week in Riyadh this March, signalling its willingness to tap into the $44 billion modest fashion industry in the world. The Arab Fashion Week,...
1 year ago

Who Are North Africa's Billionaires?

Forbes listed 23 billionaires in Africa this year, nine of whom are from North Africa. These billionaires of North African origin had a combined net worth of $25.7 billion. The list is dominated...
1 year ago

Warren Buffett Ups Stake In Apple, Sells Off IBM Shares

Billionaire Warren Buffett bought 31.2 million shares of Apple in the last three months of 2017 through his company Berkshire Hathaway, increasing his shares in the technology giant by 23.3% to 165.3...