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CMU Qatar Student Develops A Tool For Social Media Sentiment Analysis

Sabih Bin Wasi, 22, a senior at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), an ambitious computer science student has managed to turn what began as a routine class assignment into a product that could potentially change the face of social media data analysis. Bin Wasi’s ‘Feedbox’ application,...
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The Q2 Middle East Digital Digest 2014

The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT Qatar) issued its Q2/2014 market intelligence reports – known as Digital Digests – which highlight how ICT is being adopted in the region and globally. Some facts and topics about Middle East Digital scene reported are: Instagram is...
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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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Twitteratis Express Support For Labour Rights In Qatar

Photo by Richard Messenger, available under Creative Commons Aakash Jayaprakash, a researcher working on the Migrant Worker Welfare Initiative, has started an Twitter campaign to increase awareness about labour rights in Qatar. So far the support had been encouraging for Aakash who says that the “blame...
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Qatari girls crowned TAQA GCC Hybrid-Electric Challenge champions

The all-girls team Gernas 114 from Qatar University has won the region’s first hybrid-electric car challenge held this weekend in Abu Dhabi. Sponsored by TAQA and hosted by the Petroleum Institute with support from Emirates Foundation for Youth Development, the event welcomed 120 students from 11 teams...
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Overview of Qatar’s Digital Landscape

Qatar’s Digital landscape is growing at a phenomenal rate. 85% of households in Qatar are connected via broadband (gone up by 5% from 2010) . On average, a Qatar household owns three mobile phones, two computers and one smartphone. Check out the below infographic for the latest statistics and trends...
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Blackberry Apps Download Ratio Increased 5-6 Times In Qatar

Ooredoo’s innovative carrier billing service – which lets customers pay for BlackBerry apps via Ooredoo – has been a significant success since its launch earlier this year, according to the company. The number of applications downloaded from BlackBerry World App Store in Qatar has increased by...
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Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha Ranked As Most Hightech Cities In The Middle East

A study published in Al Arabiya looked at how 11 of Middle East’s largest cities have developed in terms of information communication technology (ICT). Most of the cities surveyed show a high level of technology infrastructure and usage. “Trends suggest that more than 60 percent of all people in...
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Qatar To Launch New Communications Satellite

Bill Ingalls/NASA (Creative Commons-licensed) Qatar is preparing to launch its first communications satellite this Thursday. Es’hail 1 has been built using advanced anti-interference technology and will give priority to Qatari TV and Al Jazeera broadcast signals. Es’hailSat Chief Executive...
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Ooredoo Withdraws Offer for Maroc Telecom

Ooredoo today announced that it has withdrawn its offer to acquire Vivendi’s 53% shareholding in Maroc Telecom Group. Ooredoo made an indicative offer in December 2012 and submitted a fully financed, binding offer on 22 April 2013 which met all the requirements of the process. Earlier, sources close...
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