Monthly : October 2013

24 Oct

Qatar Sharpens Its e-Commerce Potential

by William Nestor

In the wake of Qatar National Bank’s (QNB’s) new partnership with PayPal, we discussed the security benefits of the online money transfer service, how online spending is on the rise in the region, and why businesses should take the step into the market with Managing Director for PayPal Middle East and North Africa, Elias Ghanem. E-commerce […]

08 Oct

The State of the Net in Qatar

by William Nestor

Northwestern University in Qatar’s third Media Industries Forum brings to lights a plethora of interesting and relevant research results regarding digital content, e-commerce, internet usage and sentiments towards speaking your mind online in Qatar. The results from various studies and surveys were discussed during the forum by many leading representatives in publishing, electronic media, digital […]

08 Oct

Our 25 top MENA and global ICT stories from Q3 2013

by Damian Radcliffe

Blink and before you know it, another three months have passed. That can feel like a lifetime in the fast-moving digital space, so over the past few weeks we took the opportunity to step back and identify the most interesting digital developments that we spotted over the summer. You can see our selected highlights in the […]

03 Oct

“Mobile, Digitization, Paperless” Are Keywords For Future Qatar

by Anirudh Sharma

How do we end up using a huge amount of paper considering that we are living in an era of mobile and technological innovations? We rely so heavily on online communications – we write hundreds of emails, we submit online forms, we have automated online processes in place, we send requests for processes through phone…you […]