Monthly Archives: December 2014

AIG Helps the Underprivileged

The Jordanian company responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of  Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) – launched its annual Winter Campaign. That was carried out in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Development. As part of the Campaign, AIG…

Uber Eyes Amman

Taxi drivers beware. Uber, the fast growing ride sharing service laying waste to transport business models the world over, is setting its sights on coming to Amman. The San Francisco-based company recently posted an online advertisement looking for a community…

EBRD Extends $20 Million MSME Facility to Cairo Amman Bank

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is partnering with Cairo Amman Bank (CAB) to increase support for small businesses in Jordan by providing the equivalent of US$ 20 million in Jordanian dinars for on-lending to micro, small and…

2014 Land Rover LR4: An Awesome All-Rounder

Land Rover has given its LR4 a refresh that somehow manages to improve on the SUV’s winning go-anywhere, do-anything formula. By Saif Haddad At first glance, the new LR4 doesn’t look that much different than its boxy predecessor. But dig…

How to (Really) be Innovative

When someone labels a new product or service innovative, it probably isn’t. By Robert Carroll Innovation is easily one of the buzziest terms of our age. It pops up all over the Internet, your boss uses it constantly in meetings,…

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Where Tech Heads Next

As 2014 draws to a close, it’s worth taking a look at past and future predictions in device sales and usage.  By Zeid Nasser      Over recent years, technology market analysts like IDC and Gartner have been obsessed with making predictions…

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Aramex Acquires PostNet South Africa

In a move that further drives its expansion in the African continent, Aramex, the leading global logistics and transportation solutions provider, today announced its acquisition of the master franchise for the PostNet brand in South Africa. PostNet is South Africa’s…

Donors Happy with Municipality Aid Package

International contributors to a $53 million aid program designed to maintain public services in communities hosting Syrian refugees around the Kingdom say they’re pleased with its results a year since its launch. “We’re very happy that the project is actually…

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Zain Jordan Receives Awards

Zain Jordan received “The Best Enterprise Solutions Award” and Zain Jordan Chief Executive Officer Ahmad Hanandeh was recognized as “The Operators’ Telecom Leader of The Year” by Telecom Review Summit during The Telecom Review Awards 2014 held in November 2014…

Venture Explains: Leviathan and Tamar

What are they? Leviathan and Tamar are two vast Israeli offshore gas fields. The former, discovered in 2010 off Israel’s Mediterranean coast, is the world’s biggest offshore gas find of the past decade. Why should we care? Though any agreements…