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19 Aug

Selfie…Self…Cell-ph!

by Wael Yousef

Have you ever thought about selfie and selfieing? What does it really mean to take a selfie? Is it old? New? Old-new? Does it reflect narcissism? Loneliness? Self-esteem? Reflects nothing at all? Is it a big deal? Is it a harmless fun or dangerous obsession? Is it really worth the noise? I will be brainstorming […]

10 Jul

10 Tech Developments in the Middle East

by شهد دولة

As always, the digital realm in the Middle East continues to grow rapidly, and in the last three months, a lot has happened. For the full picture, take a look at the latest edition of the Digital Digest, or continue reading this blog for some snippets.

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 […]

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 […]

25 Feb

MENA Digital Digest: 15 things you need to know from the last 3 months

by Damian Radcliffe

New Year. New start. Our latest quarterly round-up of regional and global tech developments is back with a whole new look and feel. You can see the full presentation below, or read on for some of the key stories. (And do let us know what you think of the new look, by emailing us socialimpact@ict.gov.qa […]