Monthly Archives: February 2015

Umniah Adopts the Internet of Things

As part of its commitment to keeping abreast of latest global trends in the field of ICT and transformation towards the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine communication to serve customers, Umniah announced, and for the first time in Jordan,…

RS4 Avant: Grace, Pace, and Space

Few cars can hope to match the RS4 Avant’s astonishing mix of utility and brute power. By Ghaith Madadha Audi’s RS4 Avant is a rare example of a vehicle that gets pretty much everything right. It manages to simultaneously be…

Cash Subsidies Missing the Mark – Report

A significant number of poor Jordanian households are losing out because the targeting mechanism for the Kingdom’s cash subsidy program isn’t accurate enough, an Identity Center report said. The report by the development think tank found that the targeting method,…

The Longines Hong Kong Masters

The 2015 Longines Hong Kong Masters were marked by amazing performances amongst which the victory of Julien Epaillard on Pigmalion du Rozelat the Longines Speed Challenge on Friday and the brilliant win of John Whitaker on Argento witnessed by Longines…

Hellofood Pushes into Online Groceries

Online food ordering giant Hellofood has joined forces with the Dukkan supermarket chain to launch an online grocery delivery service. “We have started expanding to grocery stores as our aim is to become the leading marketplace for food,” said Hellofood…

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Waiting on the Internet of Things

Everyone agrees the Internet of Things will revolutionize our homes. But it’s not clear when this might happen. By Zeid Nasser Some find it hard to define, but the Internet of Things (IoT) simply refers to ‘things’ that are connected…

Developing A Facebook Strategy

Facebook is one of the most useful tools in marketing. But is your company making the best use of it? By Jane Hosking Many companies have a Facebook presence, but according to social media consultant and trainer Khaled ElAhmad, few…

The Haves and the Have Nots

The world’s richest 1 percent will own more than half of global wealth by next year, a report by anti-poverty charity Oxfam revealed. The richest 1 percent currently own 48 percent of all global wealth, Oxfam said. In 2016 that…

ESKADENIA at Arab Health Exhibition

Under the umbrella of the Information and Communications Technology Association of Jordan (int@j), ESKADENIA Software exhibited at the Arab Health 2015; the largest healthcare congress and exhibition in the Middle East. ESKADENIA Software was located within The Jordan Healthcare ICT…

Too Little, Too Late

Too many entrepreneurs fall into the trap of releasing underwhelming products that have already missed the proverbial boat. By Robert Carroll An all too common mistake made by entrepreneurs is to create a product that’s only marginally better than its existing…