Hara, an environmental and energy management software startup, already has some major customers--News Corp., Coca-Cola, and Safeway. But this week the company scored one of the biggest energy resource management deals in history.
If we were opening a Ferrari World theme park -- complete with a 149
mph Formula Rossa roller coaster and kiddie driving course with
small-scale F430 GT Spiders -- we'd probably pick Abu Dhabi as our
location too. In terms of millionaires per capita, only Singapore, Hong
Kong, Switzerland, Kuwait, and Qatar rank higher than the United Arab
Emirates. Millionaires' playground, indeed. -- EL
Polling giant Gallup has opened a new social research center in Abu Dhabi headed by a U.S. government appointee. But the center's affiliation with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Court has ramifications for public diplomacy.