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The Connected Home

From thermostats that can learn how you like to heat your home, to doorbells that show you who’s standing at the your front door on your smartphone, smart devices just seem to be getting smarter and smarter. Here are some…

Tamatem: A Jordanian success story

A promising company started working in the field of mobile games in 2013 and is valued at more than $8 million today. Here’s a look at Tamatem, a Jordanian mobile gaming company. Analysts and experts agree that mobile games is…

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Mobile World Congress Special

Countless new handsets were unveiled at last month’s Mobile World Congress, the world’s biggest smartphone show. Here are four of the best. Samsung Galaxy S9   Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone comes with a new dual aperture lens that provides better…

Amazon Go

Venture Explains: Amazon Go

Amazon has just hammered another nail in the coffin of brick-and-mortar retail by opening its first checkout-free grocery store, Amazon Go. How does it work? The 167-square-meter store has been set up in an Amazon office building in Seattle. It’s…

Refugees

Recognizing new ways to respond to refugees

At its second annual Innovate for Refugees competition in Amman in January, the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) awarded a total of $100,000 to five teams of entrepreneurs that presented innovative solutions to problems encountered by displaced people.  “There are people…

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Samsung Honored with several CES Innovation Awards 2018

CES Innovation Awards Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in technology, announced that 36 of its latest products have been recognized as CES® 2018 Innovation Awards winners. Products awarded in this prestigious program are honored for outstanding design and…

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Fighting Fake News

Independent and accurate journalism has always been hard to come by in our part of the world. But thanks to work of Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ), the tide is finally turning. By Rana Sabbagh It’s not often these…

SAFEHOUSE

The Brands of Jordan Part 3

    With dune buggies, airplane seats and halved cars, SAFEHOUSE has presented Amman with a quirky and captivating way to manage your insurance. Insurance is notorious for being one of the least romantic areas of finance. In the Middle…

Jordan Slips Down Global Competitiveness Table

Although its score remained unchanged, Jordan slipped from 63 to 65 in the newly published World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) report. The report said Jordan benefited from a relatively efficient institutional system and strong infrastructure, innovation, and business…

LG Electronics

Market Leader LG Electronics Perfects the Art of Essence

Integrating Aesthetics and Intuitive Usability: Market Leader LG Electronics Perfects the Art of Essence At this year’s IFA, the world’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, competition was fierce, with the globe’s top tech companies unveiling their latest…