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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 ...
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...
AdColony Reveals What Consumers in the Middle East Expect From Brands During COVID-19
Business & Money | Wednesday 8 April, 2020 12:32 pm
For the past three months, the COVID-19 outbreak has radically changed people’s daily lives and preferences around the world. Across the globe, people are being encouraged to stay at home in order to ensure their health and safety. As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, technology...
MBC Group – An Indispensable Companion during Hard Times
Culture & Education | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 11:26 am
In this third installment of our series on the unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV Advertising, we take a closer look at data findings which illustrate how MBC Group has firmly established itself as a trusted companion to Saudi audiences seeking premium entertainment during these...
Study: Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report on COVID-19 to measure the t rust in governments, businesses and media
Business & Money | Thursday 2 April, 2020 4:45 pm
These last few weeks we have all lived the consequences of low trust in government and media. We have observed that large groups of people have ignored critical health guidance, in part because they doubted the veracity of available information or because they relied on disinformation. At the same...
Is ICT Technology keeping its promise as pandemic hits the world?
Technology & IT | Thursday 2 April, 2020 11:53 am
As the world faces an unprecedented crisis in the form of Coronavirus COVID-19, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is playing a critical role in bringing people together while social distancing is being practiced across the world. More than ever, information, unified collaboration,...
More than half of Arab online users are concerned about their online safety yet 41% do not use security solutions
Technology & IT | Monday 23 March, 2020 1:24 pm
Kaspersky conducted a recent survey in collaboration with popular Arabic technology news portal – AITnews. The survey aims to understand how knowledgeable online users are about threats and the best ways to respond to them. The survey revealed that 56 per cent of Arab respondents from ...
Kaspersky on how to secure your remote workplace ASAP
Technology & IT | Thursday 19 March, 2020 1:42 pm
Government, businesses and other organisations in the Middle East are increasingly encouraging home working in a bid to slow the spread of COVID-19/coronavirus. While the measure is undoubtedly effective in flattening the curve of coronavirus increase, there are cyber risks to consider in relation...
KPMG: Saudi Arabia’s banking sector resilient despite economic headwinds
Business & Money | Sunday 15 March, 2020 2:32 pm
KPMG, a leading provider of audit, tax and advisory services, released the first edition of its Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Banking Perspectives 2020 report, and based on the evaluation of the key financial indicators suggested a positive outlook for the banking...
EY: Five MENA IPOs raise US$30.0b in Q4 2019
Business & Money | Wednesday 11 March, 2020 4:12 pm
According to the EY MENA IPO Eye Report, IPO deal value in the MENA region witnessed a sizeable increase during Q4 2019 both in terms of deal volume and value, with five IPOs raising proceeds of US$30.0b, compared with the two IPOs that raised US$190m in Q3 2019.   Global IPO...