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What Type Of Cars Are People Searching For In The Middle East?

In 2014, for the first time ever, sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossover vehicles (CUVs) surpassed sedans in the United States, accounting for 36.5% of the new vehicle market. For decades, the traditional four-door sedan has dominated global roadways, but the gap has narrowed for years in the West....
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Ooredoo Launches Smart Fleet Services

Ooredoo has today announced the launch of a new “Smart” solution – Smart Fleet – designed to enhance Qatar's transport sector and boost the knowledge-based economy, in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030. Ooredoo’s Smart Fleet Management Solution is designed to fit the needs of any company...
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10 Facts About Social Media In The Middle East In 2014

Ever since the start of the Arab Spring in 2011, there has been considerable interest in the role that social media plays in the Middle East, and how this enabling technology can act as a tool for discourse and information sharing. Although the role of social media as an agent for cultural and political...
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Nexthink Secures $14.5 million Funding From Qatar’s Mannai Corporation

Nexthink®, the unique provider of End-user IT Analytics, today announced 60% year-on-year growth in 2014 and continuing momentum into 2015 with its flagship event Analytics’15. In addition, Nexthink has secured $14.5 million in a Series D round of funding, led by Auriga Partners with participation...
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Whatsapp Leads The Social Media Usage In Qatar

The research paper, entitled “How Qatar uses WhatsApp, Snapchat and other social networks” provides an insight into how people are utilising online media to communicate, as well as giving indications of some of their preferences. After interviewing 1,000 online users in Qatar (500 Qatari and 500...
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Qatar Launches 4G+ LTE Advanced Network

Ooreedo yesterday launched 4G+ network to enable its customers to use mobile services at nearly double the speed of existing 4G network. The current available 4G speed is up to 150 Mbps. With 4G+, customers will be able to reach up to 225 Mbps, almost double the average 4G speed in areas of Doha. Customers...
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Meddy: A HealthCare Startup In Qatar

How many times have you been to a doctor and regretted the visit because of his/her bad bedside manner. Had you been given an opinion earlier on about the doctor or if you could have looked up the doctor's credentials you could have avoided the bad experience. Meddy is aimed to solve the problem of...
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Half the world will be online by 2017

Over 50% of the global population will have Internet access within three years’ time, with mobile broadband over smartphones and tablets now the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2014 edition of the State of Broadband report. Released today in New York at the 10th meeting...
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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...
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