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Digital privacy fatigue: with data concerns on the rise, 1-in-3 don’t know how they can fully protect their privacy online
Technology & IT | Wednesday 24 April, 2019 2:16 pm
  With the amount of personal data shared on the internet continuing to grow, some of us are resigned to think that any attempts to maintain online privacy will be doomed to failure. Kaspersky Lab has recently discovered that (37%) consumers in the META region and (32%) in the UAE do not...
Bilingual communication the most demanded skill in the UAE this year – research
Business & Money | Tuesday 23 April, 2019 9:40 am
Most UAE employers are demanding ‘good communication in English and Arabic’ as well as ‘being a team player’ as top skills for their hires this year, according to research by and YouGov. “Hiring activities never stop across the region or on our job...
 UAE Interior Fit-out market for the Residential Sector expected to be worth AED 1.2 Billion by 2022
Business & Money | Sunday 21 April, 2019 11:30 am
ECC Renovations, an entity of ECC Group, specializing in small-to-medium scale niche construction, renovation and fit-out works, were recently awarded the contract for Dusit Princess Residences located in the heart of Dubai Marina.  The scope of work of the project includes the external...
 Enova Says Smart Facilities Management Enhances Saudi Arabia’s Sar 86 Billion Leisure and Hospitality Sector
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 19 April, 2019 5:00 am
Ahead of the Saudi Entertainment and Amusement (SEA) exhibition in Jeddah from 21-23 April 2019, Enova, the Middle East’s leading energy and facilities management specialist, reaffirms the importance of integrated Energy & Facilities Management services for the Kingdom’s nearly SAR...
Google is Saudi Arabia’s Most Influential Brand, According to Ipsos Survey
Business & Money | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 3:17 pm
Ipsos in KSA has announced the results of its “Most Influential Brands” survey, conducted for the first time in Saudi Arabia. The study measured consumer perceptions towards 120 leading National, Regional, and Global brands in terms of their influence on people, based on a...
Kpmg: Mid-income Housing Gains Traction in Riyadh, Jeddah
Business & Money | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 1:00 am
Demand for lower- and middle-income housing remains strong in two of the major cities in Saudi Arabia, despite current slowdown in the market and subdued performance over the last few years, reveals the latest real estate report by KPMG Al Fozan & Partners, a leading audit, tax and advisory...
TajMahal: rare spying platform with 80 malicious modules, unique functionality and no known links to current threat actors
Technology & IT | Thursday 11 April, 2019 4:47 pm
Kaspersky Lab researchers have uncovered a technically sophisticated cyberespionage framework that has been active since at least 2013 and appears to be unconnected to any known threat actors. The framework, which researchers have named TajMahal, features around 80 malicious modules and includes...
Developers turn to innovation to counter softening market
Business & Money | Thursday 11 April, 2019 10:57 am
Apartment and villa rentals declined 2% Q-o-Q, while average apartment and villa sales were down 3% and 1% respectively during the same period Off-plan transaction values topped AED7.85 billion in Q1 2019, up 35% from the previous quarter; completed units up 5% to AED5.64 during the...
Saudi Tourism Sector Worth Over $70 Billion in 2019
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 11 April, 2019 4:00 am
Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to data from the World Travel and Tourism Council, as exhibitors prepare to showcase what the Kingdom has to offer at this year’s...
90% of Jobs Today Require Creativity and Innovation, Poll Shows: 85% of professionals describe their work culture as creative
Business & Money | Tuesday 9 April, 2019 5:40 pm
Many of today’s most pressing business problems require creative thinking to solve them, and creativity is an essential ingredient for business growth. Creativity and Innovation in the MENA poll conducted by, the region’s number one job site, shows that nine in 10 jobs nowadays ...
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