Category: Review

The Alt-Right

Venture Explains: The Alt-Right

The term alt-right, short for alternative right, was first coined by self-described American white nationalist intellectual Richard Spencer. The movement’s libertarian, anti-elitist, overwhelmingly male supporters say it represents a backlash against stifling mainstream political correctness and a sclerotic conservative establishment…

Laptops

Laptops Galore

Whether you need one for the classroom, office, or home, there’s a plethora of great laptops around at the moment. Here are four of the best. By LaithAbou-Ragheb   Apple Macbook www.apple.com Apple’s laptop range is looking pretty tired at…

McLaren 570S

The Marvelous ‘Entry-Level’ McLaren

With the more affordable 570S, McLaren clearly has the Porsche 911 and Audi A8 squarely in its sights. By Ghaith Madadha The McLaren 570S is the first in the British super car maker’s more practical and most useable entry-level Sports…

The berm

Venture Explains: The Berm

What is it?  Aid agencies say around 75,000 Syrian refugees have amassed in a buffer zone around the berm and are unable to pass into Jordan or receive adequate aid as the border was recently sealed off by the Jordanian…

Bentley Mulsanne: An Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove

Bentley once again shows the competition how to combine brute power with luxurious refinement. By Ghaith Madadha Representing both the sporting and high luxury sides of Bentley’s heritage, the Mulsanne Speed is the more powerful version of the British brand’s…

ARTICLE 50

Venture Explains: Article 50

What is it? Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty outlines exactly how an EU member can voluntarily leave the 28-nation bloc. “Any member state may decide to withdraw from the union in accordance with its own constitutional requirements,” the article…

Maserati Levante S

Maserati Levante S: Ciao Bella

More and more luxury sports car makers are beginning to break with convention and release SUVs. This month we say hello to Maserati’s beautiful, and blisteringly fast, Levante S. By Ghaith Madadha Highly anticipated since the Italian brand’s 2003 and…

Summer Tech

Best Summer Tech

From smiley domestic robots, to digital assistants that obey your every command, it seems the shops are heaving with amazing bits of tech this summer. Here are four of the best. By Laith Abou-Ragheb   Amazon Echo www.amazon.com Amazon seems…

Staying Liquid

Staying Liquid

Knowing how much cash reserves your company needs to maintain is tricky, but balance is key according to Mohammad al-Karaki, partner at Ernst and Young Jordan. By Rebecca Irvine Cash reserves are a company resource like any other, and should…

chatbots

Venture Explains: Chatbots

What are they? Artificial intelligence programs that mimic being another human being when you interact, or ‘chat,’ with them via voice or text messages. What can they be used for? At the moment, there are chatbots on hand to advise…