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Telr: The New Revolution In Payment Gateway

Elias Ghanem – Ceo & Co-founder Telr is the new kid on the crowded payment industry block offering payment gateway services. As the industry has its fair share of  big boys (i.e. PayPal), young upstarts (i.e. Stripe) and many more, why would another rival matter? Or why would someone...
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Vodafone Qatar Launches – A Smart Nation Designed By You

Vodafone Qatar has launched the “Design Your Qatar” project in an effort to educate people and facilitate a conversation about Smart technology in Qatar. Their aim is to create a hub where people can contribute ideas, learn, share, and have fun. The below video elaborates on what makes a...
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One On One With Jaguar Land Rover MENA

It is no surprise that the sales of the luxury vehicle manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover Middle East and North Africa achieved an all time sales record in March as MENA became its 3rd fastest growing region in the world and its 5th largest market. Afterall, the brand was presented the highly acclaimed...
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Amman: The Regional Tech-Hub Of MENA

An infographic prepared by Innovative Jordan in collaboration with Int@j, Oasis500, Silicon Badia and Kharabeesh, demonstrates the impressive figures of Jordan’s achievements. Amman, the capital city of Jordan is predicted to be the silicon valley of the region. It has arisen to become number one...
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UAE Leads In Attracting Global Talent: A LinkedIn Report

LinkedIn analyzed how its 300 million registered professionals are moving around the world to pursue career opportunities. This provided them with a better view of which countries gained and lost the most talent between November 2012 and November 2013, and what characteristics are shared by those...
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Here Comes Middle East’s First AngelHack!

The Spring 2014 AngelHack aims to be the largest hackathon series in the world, with more than 6,000 developers participating across 30 countries, including the UAE. On May 23-24, AngelHack comes to Dubai, where developers, designers and entrepreneurs are invited to participate alone or as a team for...
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An Interview With The Founder Of Mawwell – Middle East’s Crowdfunding Portal

Launched in Beta in July 2013, Mawwell is the first rewards based international crowdfunding destination for creative and innovative projects with a special focus in the Middle East and North Africa market. Mawwell, which means “fund” in Arabic, aims at giving the opportunity for project creators...
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The Future Of Personal Computer In Middle East and Africa

Source: NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report The Middle East and Africa Personal Computer market suffered losses during the fourth quarter of 2013 due to the increasing demand for tablet devices, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). PC shipments in EMEA...
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The Future of Connected Devices In Middle East And North Africa

There will be four billion connected devices by 2020 across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to a new forecast by Frost & Sullivan, a research company based in the United States. Such items include gadgets and home appliances with access to the internet and the ability to...
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Middle East And Africa Leads The Mobile Data Traffic Growth Globally

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) will post the world’s-fastest mobile data traffic growth rate from 2013-2018, according to a new Cisco study. The Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2013 to 2018 reports that mobile data traffic in the region will increase 14-fold...
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MENA Youth – Digital Attitude And Aspirations

An Ooredoo survey of digital attitudes & aspirations of over 10,500 young MENA youth across 17 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The research looks at the pivotal role that the evolution of digital technology and connectivity has in the lives of youth in this region. The results highlight...
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Two-Thirds Of The Developing World Will Be Internet Users by 2014​

According to the United Nations International Telecommunications Union report, globally, Internet users are expected to hit 3 billion by the end of 2014, which accounts for about 40 ​%​ of the world’s population. Among those users, over three quarters are from developed countries while two-thirds...
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