Category : Location-based

01 Dec

Richard Adler: Broadband Blueprint Leads To Rapid Change

by William Nestor

The astonishing pace of development of modern information and communications technologies is profoundly changing all sectors of society and the way in which we live our daily lives. Individuals and organizations alike are relying on modern infrastructure and services to an extent that was hard to even imagine just a few years ago. Evidence that […]

28 Nov

Blair Levin: Broadband new table-stakes for a successful economy

by Anirudh Sharma

Indeed, being connected is the essential element in modern society, conferring broad social and economic benefits. And that connection is possible with high-speed, high-capacity broadband connections. Without broadband infrastructure and services, developing countries risk being left out from flourishing global digital economy. Qatar’s National Broadband Plan, scheduled to be launched at an international-level symposium on […]

20 Nov

Let’s cull the trend of digital media rumors

by Anirudh Sharma

I’m sure you’ll nod in approval if someone asked you about having encountered a hoax or a fake image on social media. The phenomenon has existed since 1934 when Colonel Robert Wilson supposedly snapped a photograph of the Loch Ness monster but in our times of instant communication and news-sharing the Sphinx of hoaxes and digital […]

14 Nov

New Assistive Technology Resource At Your Fingertips

by Anirudh Sharma

Assistive technology is increasingly opening the doors of possibilities for people with different types of disabilities be it education, work, or everyday life in society. It is becoming that essential tool which helps individuals to become more independent, confident, productive, and better integrated into their communities. Of course, assistive technology can mean anything from simple, […]

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 […]