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Kaspersky shares 10 tips for Zoom security and privacy
Technology & IT | Monday 20 April, 2020 2:13 pm
With social distancing and quarantine measures implemented around the globe, people quickly started searching for effective means of communicating with each other. With its reported ease of use and attractive pricing, Zoom quickly rose in popularity. With so much use, Zoom’s flaws came rapidly to ...
KPMG urges companies to improve cashflows during COVID-19 era
Business & Money | Sunday 19 April, 2020 9:50 pm
Short-term cashflow challenges threaten survival of some businesses   Operating cashflow challenges in the short term are creating major challenges for many  businesses, as the COVID-19 pandemic creates unprecedented levels of disruption and uncertainty on a local and global...
Bayt.com: 2 in 3 GCC Professionals Foresee Increase in Virtual Job Search Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic
Business & Money | Sunday 19 April, 2020 12:36 pm
81% of GCC Professionals Believe Technology Is Helping Mitigate the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic   ing their everyday professional life, while 77% declare that it is influencing their everyday personal life. Many businesses are developing or implementing work-from-home...
MBC Group – Tuning Into Another Week of The Ultimate In TV Entertainment
Culture & Education | Sunday 19 April, 2020 12:32 pm
In closely monitoring the evolution of the Covid-19 situation and its precise and ongoing impact on TV Advertising, the latest weekly data findings (For the period spanning March 29-April 4) are once again indicative of MBC Group’s unmatched leadership and potential for...
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,...