Monthly : June 2013

27 Jun

Generation Integration: Are We Including The Elderly In The Digital Era?

by William Nestor

My mother recently purchased her first smartphone. It hasn’t been a smooth transition from her old Nokia device which, in fairness, has stood the test of time and never failed to follow the basic commands of text messaging and phone calls. Neither of my parents have ever independently worked a computer. They also struggle with […]

18 Jun

e-Commerce, The Instagram Way

by Thamer Al Thani

e-Commerce is still in its infancy in the Gulf. Although thanks to efforts such as government commitment, retailer investment and – most importantly – a young population open to trying new technologies and innovations, this is changing. Barriers like payment security concerns faced by the countries in the region, including Qatar, had been hard to […]

07 Jun

Top 10 Tech Stories from May 2013

by Thamer Al Thani

We read the technology and Internet related news so that you don’t have to. This month’s list highlights the news that were the most eye-catching ones to us. We hope you enjoy these and don’t feel shy to share your views on what technology and internet related news caught your eye. Happy reading! 1. Yahoo […]

02 Jun

Studying Abroad: A Digital Platform To Help You Settle Down

by Thamer Al Thani

Just like sectors such as tourism, business, health, etc., education too has become a key “industry” to attract international students. The number of educational institutions offering targeted programs just for students from overseas has increased multifold in the last two decades.  Youth from countries like China, India, etc. are especially attracted to well established western […]