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Survey: Saudis feeling more prepared to help prevent the spread of COVID-19
Technology & IT | Friday 17 April, 2020 4:00 am
A new survey from Snap Inc. reveals how people in Saudi Arabia are staying informed about the COVID-19 outbreak, and what they are doing to stay in touch with family and friends during this time.  On the whole, four in five (80%) Snapchatters in the Kingdom feel better prepared to help...
30% of Banking Malware Targets Corporate Users in KSA
Technology & IT | Thursday 16 April, 2020 5:05 pm
In 2019, 773,943 users of Kaspersky solutions were attacked by banking Trojans. Of those users, a third (35.1%) were in the corporate sector. Middle Eastern corporate sector was affected too, with Egypt being the most targeted country and the highest in terms of the share of affected corporate...
MENA Mergers and Acquisition transactions totalled US$14.8 billion in Q1 2020
Business & Money | Thursday 16 April, 2020 12:07 pm
Refinitiv today released the 2020 first quarter investment banking analysis for the Middle East. According to the report, investment banking fees in the Middle East and North Africa reached an estimated US$188.8 million during the first quarter of 2020, up 11% from last year’s slow start, with...
Television – At the Core of Entertaining Arabs in Saudi Arabia & UAE
Culture & Education | Wednesday 15 April, 2020 2:14 pm
 In this fifth installment of our series on the unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV Advertising, we examine data findings from Saudi Arabia & UAE complied over the last 2 weeks of March compared to the same period in February 2020. These depict how TV viewership, as well...
Cisco Recognized as one of the Kingdom’s Best Workplaces
Business & Money | Wednesday 15 April, 2020 1:52 pm
Cisco has been identified as one of the ‘Best Workplaces in Saudi Arabia’, by Great Place to Work (GPTW) Middle East, achieving second position in this year’s list. Great Place to Work recognized 25 private and 9 public and non-profit entities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, evaluating...
Truebell reveals top tips for responsible shopping
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 15 April, 2020 10:59 am
Truebell, a leading GCC importer of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) has outlined the importance of responsible shopping across the country - reducing the need for panic buying, stockpiling and in some cases hoarding.  Following images from around the world including the US and the UK,...
35 Industrial Cities, More than 3,500 Factories Are Leading Saudi Arabia’s Transformation into a Leading Industrial Power
Business & Money | Wednesday 15 April, 2020 10:36 am
The Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON) has achieved qualitative accomplishments in a short period of time, represented in MODON's making the most of the cooperation and complementarity relations with both public and private sectors to strengthen its strategy that...
Television – At the Core of Entertaining Arabs in Saudi Arabia & UAE
Culture & Education | Monday 13 April, 2020 5:02 pm
In this fifth installment of our series on the unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV Advertising, we examine data findings from Saudi Arabia & UAE complied over the last 2 weeks of March compared to the same period in February 2020. These depict how TV viewership, as well as the ...
As quarantine continues, online shopping and streaming phishing multiplies
Technology & IT | Monday 13 April, 2020 4:52 pm
Kaspersky experts have reported on the rapid growth of phishing attacks with websites that imitate online shopping and streaming platforms. Comparing the numbers for Q1 2019 and the same period this year, the share of users attacked by fake e-shops doubled, growing from 9 to 18%, of users, while...
69% of KSA consumers to maintain current shopping habits post COVID-19
Business & Money | Sunday 12 April, 2020 12:00 pm
A survey commissioned by Kearney Middle East reveals that 95% of KSA respondents have admittedly changed their shopping habits amid COVID-19 developments  Consumers in KSA estimate that they are now spending more online on essential (68%) and non-essential (54%) items since the introduction ...
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