Tagged : Saudi Arabia

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.

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 […]

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 […]

18 Jun

e-Commerce, The Instagram Way

by Thamer Al Thani

e-Commerce is still in its infancy in the Gulf. Although thanks to efforts such as government commitment, retailer investment and – most importantly – a young population open to trying new technologies and innovations, this is changing. Barriers like payment security concerns faced by the countries in the region, including Qatar, had been hard to […]

02 Jun

Studying Abroad: A Digital Platform To Help You Settle Down

by Thamer Al Thani

Just like sectors such as tourism, business, health, etc., education too has become a key “industry” to attract international students. The number of educational institutions offering targeted programs just for students from overseas has increased multifold in the last two decades.  Youth from countries like China, India, etc. are especially attracted to well established western […]