Author Archives: Jane Hosking

Project Soli: Next-Gen Gesture Sensing Technology from Google

With Project Soli, Google has developed a new gesture-tracking technology which could potentially revolutionize the way we interact with everyday devices. Instead of a physical button, gamepad, or touchscreen, the radar-enabled chip that Google has developed allows simple hand movements…

Marketing Software Tools

Having a tough time juggling managing customers, closing sales, and analyzing marketing campaigns? These three marketing software tools can help you target customers better to improve sales and ensure your company’s success. By Jane Hosking Hubspot Instead of interrupting customers,…

Jordan’s Gaping Gender Wage Gap

By Jane Hosking If men and women have the same job and do the same work, they should be paid the same wage, right? While this may seem like simple logic, the reality, however, is quite often a different story….

GAM to Convert Waste into Energy

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has loaned the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) $13 million to fund the construction of a landfill-gas recovery system which converts municipal waste into energy. The project, which is the first of its…

Red Sea-Dead Sea Project: Too Little, Too Late?

The $950 million Red Sea-Dead Sea conveyance project has finally been given the go-ahead. While it will likely save Jordan money and provide it with much-needed fresh water, doubts remain about whether it can save the fast-shrinking Dead Sea over…

Finance Apps

Keep your money matters in order with the help of these sophisticated but easy-to-use finance apps. By Jane Hosking Expensify If you’re a frequent business traveler or constantly accruing business-related expenses, then Expensify is for you. This simple and intuitive…

Sailing Ahead

Despite regional turmoil, Maersk Line’s Anne Gronbjerg says Jordan continues to show promise. The Maersk Line service that stops off at the Port of Aqaba has faced many challenges over the years. But Anne Gronbjerg, the Danish shipping giant’s managing director for…

Leveraging the Potential of LinkedIn

If used correctly, LinkedIn can be a great way to advance your business and career prospects. By Jane Hosking While most professionals have a LinkedIn profile, few are aware of the networking website’s full potential to advance their career. Maria…

The New Income Tax Law: Who Wins and Who Loses?

The new Income Tax Law finally came into effect this year in an attempt to raise more government revenue. But what does it mean for individuals and businesses? By Jane Hosking Jordan’s long awaited, and debated, new Income Tax Law…

Google’s Internet Balloons Near Lift Off

Google have never been a company to shy away from a challenge. With Project Loon, the tech giant is having a crack at connecting millions of people around the world to the Internet via balloons drifting around the stratosphere. According…