Tag: Tech

BECO Capital

BECO Capital Invests in MYKI

BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today announced during the Arabnet Conference taking place in Beirut that it has invested in MYKI, a Beirut-based cyber security startup that…

Feeling the Squeeze, Orange Comes Out Fighting

A revamped range of mobile packages is just one of the ways Orange Jordan CEO Jerome Henique is trying to stay ahead of the competition amidst tougher than ever trading conditions. By Laith Abou-Ragheb As well as spending millions of…

Tech Home

The Happy Hi-Tech Home

There are some brilliant gadgets around at the moment that are designed to make your home life that little bit more fun and manageable. Here are four of the best. By Laith Abou-Ragheb   Nutribullet www.nutribullet.com Don’t make the mistake…

Jordanian-led Team Develops Flying, Submersible Drone

A Jordanian-led university research team that developed a drone that can fly, float, and dive underwater has won a $1 million prize at a top international competition. The Loon Copter, which was built by a group of University of Oakland…

MadfooatCom: Paying the digital bills

Having set about transforming the way Jordanians pay their bills via its e-Fawateer platform, online payment company MadfooatCom now has its sights set on regional expansion. By Rebecca Irvine When Nasser Saleh returned to Jordan after several years of working…

digital competitveness

Coding for Kids

The ability to read and write computer code from a young age is becoming increasingly important in our technology-driven age. In an effort to address the need for greater ICT skills in the Middle East, a group of Harvard and…

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Beyond the PC and Tablet

After yet another year of falling sales, it now seems certain that PCs and tablets are quickly being pushed aside in favor of phablets, wearables, and an exciting future based around ambient computing. By Zeid Nasser The future of the…

Galaxy

Samsung Unveils Next Generation Smartphones in Connected Galaxy Experience

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge couple sleek design with powerful performance including advanced camera features, water resistance, and external memory. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd announced the newest additions to the Galaxy family of products, Samsung Galaxy S7…

LG V10: V for Victorious?

With the release of its new flagship handset, the V10, LG is going head-to-head with some of the world’s most advanced smartphone makers. So does it make the grade? By Omar Sufan The V10’s 5.7 inch display is one of…