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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 ...
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 ...