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Brand Finance: Mobily Brand Value up 31% to US$1.1B
Technology & IT | Thursday 9 April, 2020 3:01 pm
The London-based Brand Finance, world’s leading independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy, issued its annual brand valuation ranking where Mobily came in ninth most valuable brand in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, gaining 3 notches up the scale and increasing in value by 31% to reach ...
Pfizer says ‘thank you’ to frontline healthcare workers in Africa and the Middle East
Healthcare | Thursday 9 April, 2020 2:47 pm
On World Health Day, Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE, “Pfizer”) has launched a campaign to say ‘Thank you’ for the thousands of essential workers, doctors and nurses who are helping the community and the healthcare sector in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic across the Africa and...
Intel Commits $50 Million with Pandemic Response Technology Initiative to Combat Coronavirus
Technology & IT | Thursday 9 April, 2020 1:52 pm
Today, Intel is pledging an additional $50 million in a pandemic response technology initiative to combat the coronavirus through accelerating access to technology at the point of patient care, speeding scientific research and ensuring access to online learning for students. Included in...
Zoom it in: criminals use names of popular social meeting applications to distribute cyber threats
Technology & IT | Thursday 9 April, 2020 1:46 pm
With the rise of social distancing, Kaspersky experts investigated the threat landscape for social meeting applications to make sure users are safe and their communication experience is enjoyable. Subsequent analysis detected around 1300 files that have names similar to prominent applications like...
Shoura Council urges program to ready Saudi experts for UN human rights roles
Government | Thursday 9 April, 2020 11:06 am
The Saudi Shoura Council on Wednesday urged the setting up of a special program to prepare experts from the Kingdom to take up top human rights roles within the UN.  During the council’s 33rd ordinary session, chaired by its assistant speaker Yahya bin Abdullah Al-Samaan, delegates...
Prince Sultan Cardiac Center activates distance learning as coronavirus precaution
Healthcare | Thursday 9 April, 2020 9:07 am
The Prince Sultan Cardiac Center in Qassim, Saudi Arabia, has implemented distance for its training courses, state news agency SPA reported. The service was activated to allow nursing cardiac nursing students to finish their requirements and develop their experience following the Kingdom’s...
  AlUla Virtual Tour on Snapchat “witness the essence of AlUla”  
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 9 April, 2020 7:41 am
Elephant Rock, Hegra, also referred to the modern Mada'in Saleh, and Desert X are among the famous sites and attractions of AlUla that are now available for the public to view from the comfort of their home. The Royal Commission for AlUla has worked with Snapchat to provide this feature through ...
(KIA Aljabr) declares a package of free of charge services on road for the healthcare employees
Cars & Autos | Thursday 9 April, 2020 6:23 am
Aljabr Trading Co, Dealers of KIA Motors in KSA declares a quality initiative targeting all employees of the healthcare sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This initiative is being achieved in solidarity with them in appreciation for their great efforts being exerted to compact the new...
AudiStream: online ticket to the world of Audi
Cars & Autos | Thursday 9 April, 2020 3:38 am
Despite the corona pandemic and halted production, customers and fans can explore the high-tech production of Audi with the online AudiStream tour experience. The plant in Ingolstadt is open to visitors in virtual form. Anyone interested can book an interactive tour online...
GROHE brand adjusts production across Europe amidst coronavirus crisis
Business & Money | Thursday 9 April, 2020 2:26 am
GROHE, a leading global brand for full bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings, has implemented a next step in taking action to protect its employees across the European manufacturing sites.    For its three German manufacturing sites, production schedules and set ups were adjusted...