Category : Mobile Technology

17 Jul

Technologies for a Productive Ramadan

by شهد دولة

Ramadan is a time for compassion, and the spirit of doing good is no doubt very visible during the month. It’s the time of year when Muslims try to do as many charitable deeds as possible, and donate as much as they can. So, what’s a better time than now to share with you some […]

13 May

Stuck in a traffic jam or a road block? There’s a handy app at help

by منى يونس

A friend shared with me recently that she often ends up being late to work, which results in a portion of her monthly salary being deducted. And the cause of this unintentional “late” arrival is simply the inconsistent and unpredictable commute traffic she has to deal with daily. She leaves home at the same time […]

06 Apr

Access For All – Bridging Qatar’s Digital Divide

by Anirudh Sharma

Editor’s Note: This blog has been contributed by Patricia Quinn, Senior ICT Adoption Specialist from the ICT & Society Division of the Ministry of Information & Communications Technology. Are you living away from home? How do you keep in touch with loved ones back home? Is it through your smartphone, laptop or desktop computer? Not […]

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 […]

25 Mar

What’s up with WhatsApp

by شهد دولة

Why would Facebook buy WhatsApp for $19 billion? Was I the only person to gasp when the announcement was made? Given that there were hundreds of articles surrounding the story, I have a feeling I wasn’t the only one in shock. Although Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the WhatsApp deal was a bargain, others […]