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Snapchat’s latest edition of Spectacles is now available in KSA
Technology & IT | Friday 14 August, 2020 12:09 am
Snap Inc. has announced that Spectacles 3, the latest version of Spectacles sunglasses, are now available in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Spectacles 3 deliver innovative design with dual HD cameras to empower creativity in 3D and capture depth and dimension the way our eyes do. This new ability...
Swicorp announces the opening of the first cinema in Hafr Albatin City at Al Makan Mall
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 13 August, 2020 6:36 pm
Swicorp, the Fund Manager of Swicorp Wabel REIT (the “REIT”), has today announced the opening of a multi-screen cinema theatre at one of the REIT’s properties, Al Makan Mall, situated in the city of Hafr Albatin. AMC Cinemas, the largest cinema chain in the world and the company behind the...
State Street Expands Middle East Presence with New Office in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Thursday 13 August, 2020 2:05 pm
State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) announced today the opening of its first Saudi Arabia office, State Street Saudi Arabia Financial Solutions Company (State Street Saudi Arabia), located in Riyadh. The firm’s new office in the Kingdom, providing both institutional services and asset management, ...
“Turn Water Into Food” Program is Back to KSA
Business & Money | Thursday 13 August, 2020 2:00 pm
GROHE, the leading global brand for full bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings brought back its Turn Water Into Food program to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the second time in partnership with the Food Bank. The award-winning program designed to guarantee the responsible use of water granting...
Integrated Telecom Wins a Top International Award  in GIS
Technology & IT | Thursday 13 August, 2020 1:39 pm
Integrated Telecom Company (ITC) has won the Special Achievement in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) award). This award is given to global organizations to recognize them for using spatial analysis technology smartly to solve some of the world's toughest challenges. The award presented by ESRI, ...
Mastercard partners with AlRaedah Finance to offer unique payment solutions for SMEs in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Thursday 13 August, 2020 1:13 pm
Mastercard has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AlRaedah Finance, to launch a unique ‘SME in a Box’ payment solution for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  A first-of-its-kind initiative, the partnership will offer SMEs direct...
The Red Sea Development Company Launches Sustainability Stewards Initiative
Business & Money | Thursday 13 August, 2020 12:47 pm
The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious sustainable tourism project, is hiring a team of local Sustainability Stewards. The initiative will support with the delivery of several ongoing and new programs at the project site. Earlier this year, a ...
Saudi Arabia Launches First Luxury Cruises Along Red Sea Coast on August 27
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 13 August, 2020 9:58 am
The Saudi Tourism Authority (STA) announced the launch of the first of the Saudi cruise ship trips on August 27, 2020 to cruise the waters, beaches and islands of the Red Sea, in an exceptional tourism experience to be the first of its kind in the Kingdom to be accompanied by world-class service...
Ericsson achieves 100th 5G commercial agreement with unique communications service providers
Technology & IT | Thursday 13 August, 2020 5:49 am
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has achieved a significant 5G milestone by securing the company’s 100th commercial 5G agreement or contract with unique communications service providers. The figure includes 58 publicly announced contracts and 56 live 5G networks, spanning five...
Samba receives a license from Dubai Financial Services Authority to operate as an Authorised Firm in Dubai International Financial Centre
Business & Money | Thursday 13 August, 2020 4:04 am
Samba Financial Group has received a license from the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DSFA) for Samba Financial Group to operate as a branch from the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) to offer selected financial services to professional clients and market...