Category : Location-based

27 May

Creating “better connections” for low skilled workers

by Anirudh Sharma

In the end it is all about creating better connections. Be it at home, school or at work. And what helps us make those connections better or enhance better connections? Technology. The huge growth in the ICT sector in Qatar and the heavy investment in technology and infrastructure is indeed bearing fruit and making a […]

08 May

Qatar Most IT-Friendly Country In Middle East

by Anirudh Sharma

For the second year running Qatar has ranked the most IT-friendly country in the Middle East. The findings of the “The Global Information Technology Report 2014: Rewards and Risks of Big Data” survey ranked Qatar 23rd globally, one place ahead of the UAE in a list of 148 economies. The Survey which was conducted by […]

26 Mar

Telecommunication Regulatory Conference Keynote: Technology Push vs Demand Pull?

by Anirudh Sharma

I had the brilliant opportunity to meet Professor Laurent Benzoni, Founder of TERA Consultant, France, and Professor of Economics at Sorbonne University, at the most appropriate place – at the first annual Telecommunications Regulatory Conference organized by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) at the Four Seasons Hotel, earlier today. Professor Benzoni gave a keynote speech at […]

12 Jan

Fed up of Facebook? Survey defies that feeling

by Anirudh Sharma

I can’t remember how many times I have wanted to deactivate my Facebook account. Especially after spending a good few hours clicking through pictures, links, jokes, news, and other random things shared by my FB friends. But have I actually deactivated my account – well maybe once or twice and that too just to avoid […]

24 Dec

So you think your 10-year-old is ready for a mobile phone?

by Anirudh Sharma

My 10-year-old son is going on a school trip from Doha to Switzerland for a week soon. This is the first time he’ll be away for such a long duration and he’s a bit worried about getting lost in an unfamiliar city without his parents. So, he’s asking me and my wife to get him […]