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YallaMotor, the region’s largest automotive portal, and a subsidiary of Bayt.com, the Middle East’s #1 job site, conducted a survey to gauge car buyer’s purchasing intent and emerging trends in auto sales during the ongoing pandemic. With over 4,120 respondents from across the GCC, this follow-up survey sheds light on several aspects of auto retail – whether buyers are opting for new or used vehicles, factors that impact their decision to purchase a vehicle, and whether they are open to purchasing a vehicle online.

The UAE has emerged as a regional leader in awareness and the adoption of corporate social responsibility practices following the findings of the first annual MENA CSR Survey Report 2020, conducted by leading Dubai-based communication agency Cicero & Bernay Public Relations (C&B) in partnership with YouGov, an international research and data analytics group. The C&B YouGov report was designed specifically to identify the importance of CSR across select countries in the GCC, Levant and North Africa — with the UAE, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Egypt headlining the results.

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the way people live, connect, shop and discover. This was more evident during Ramadan, a period of introspection and celebration for nearly 2 billion people. During Ramadan, people want to come together, whether virtually or socially distanced, to share the joy with loved ones. Despite inevitable differences to recent years, we will see the emergence of new discovery and shopping behaviours.

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) released its new Quarterly Threat Insights Report, providing analysis of real-world attacks against customers worldwide. The report found that 29% of malware captured was previously unknown* – due to the widespread use of packers and obfuscation techniques by attackers seeking to evade detection. 88% of malware was delivered by email into users’ inboxes, in many cases having bypassed gateway filters. It took 8.8 days, on average, for threats to become known by hash to antivirus engines – giving hackers over a week’s ‘head-start’ to further their campaigns.

An overwhelming majority of Emirati youth are optimistic that the UAE’s best days are still ahead and most expect the world to go through a major positive transformation over the next 50 years, according to a survey commissioned by the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations (MBZMFG), unveiled today at the third session of the Majlis, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.