Tag: Tech

Nuclear Research Reactor

First Research Reactor Set to be Activated by September

The Kingdom’s first research and training nuclear reactor is expected to go on line by September at the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) in Irbid. Construction of the 5-megawatt reactor, which is being built by the Korea Atomic Energy…

Logistics Software for All

While global logistics companies like FedEx probably have the resources to develop their own in-house data processing systems, this option might not be available to less monolithic rivals. Cofounded by Ibrahim Naouri’s son, Kareem, LogistaaS aims to provide simple-to-use and…

Iyad Kamal, Aramex COO

Aramex Adapts

Aramex rolls out an ambitious new business plan to tackle its courier challenge and strengthen its B2C model. Aramex turns 34 this year. For the greater part of its life, it was a regular courier company that was always known…

smart city

Banging on Apple’s Backdoor

Apple’s tussle with the FBI over its refusal to create a ‘backdoor’ into a terror suspect’s encrypted iPhone has ramifications for us all. By Zeid Nasser It’s been described as a historic tussle that will determine the future of data…

NCR Corporation

Samsung Electronics announces strategic alliance with NCR Corporation

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., announced a strategic alliance with NCR Corporation, the Telecom & Technology Group. Under the terms of the agreement, NCR, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, will support Samsung’s strategy to accelerate growth in its printing…

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…