GITEX 2013 Conference: Big Data, Bigger Information, Smarter Decisions for Biggest Return

Posted October 22nd, 2013 in Regional by RaniDababneh

Though we’ve been dealing with it since the beginning, data has become more useful – thanks to the science behind creating a new ROI, Return On Information, where return has grown much recently as 90% of such has been created only in the past 2 years – as shared in one of the sessions today [...]

GITEX 2013 Conference: Cloud Confex, It’s No Longer What Nor Why, Yet How!

Posted October 21st, 2013 in Regional by RaniDababneh

During an era where every business is a digital business, cloud computing is becoming less-optional for most sectors. Today’s conference at GITEX Technology Week, has been interesting while focusing less on what and why, and more on how to transform to cloud, trends, and special auditing certificates, since benefits of cloud computing as improving agility [...]

UAE Internet Fastest in Region, Still Below Global Average

Posted September 30th, 2013 in Regional by RaniDababneh

Latest figures from the NetIndex Report measuring the average peak connection speed, as a result of millions of internet speed tests all over the world to rank consumer download speeds around the globe, has shown that UAE is leading the MENA region. United Arab Emirates is ranked first in the MENA region at 15.44 Mbps, [...]

Jordan Disturbs Its Own Telecom

Posted September 20th, 2013 in Regional by RaniDababneh
Jordan Disturbs Its Own Telecom

Jordan, the small country in the Middle East which main asset is human resources and biggest selling point is its security and stability, has been recently disturbing the stability and growth of its own telecom industry. A couple of months ago, the Jordanian government has doubled the tax on mobile phone sales and subscriptions, where [...]

LG Optimus 4X HD Review, Pros and Cons

Posted November 17th, 2012 in Gadgets Reviews by RaniDababneh
LG 4X HD

Thanks to LG Jordan I’ve had the chance to experience their latest smartphone, LG Optimus 4X HD, which really blows one mind to touch how LG is actually accelerating and catching up on the smartphone industry, which they ran relatively late into it, to compete and actually become one of the leaders – especially with [...]

Nokia N9 Review, A Great Yet Dead Man Walking!

Posted January 14th, 2012 in Gadgets Reviews by RaniDababneh
Nokia N9 Review

I know it’s late but I’ve recently received the Nokia N9 to experience for couple of weeks so here I will post my brief review. When you first play with the device, you’ll touch the – late – great shift in Nokia Mobiles, which used to be the leader before the smartphones era. The device [...]

Google Chrome Penalized by Google for Violating Its Own SEO Policy, A Brilliant Marketing Stunt?

Posted January 8th, 2012 in SEO by RaniDababneh
google chrome penalized

The story has been all over the web for the past week. Google Chrome ran a sponsored Pay Per Post (PPP) campaign, paying bloggers to market their browser for business. Such campaigns don’t violate Google SEO Policies if backlinks included were all “nofollow” i.e. crawler would ignore – hence wont pass any PageRank juice for [...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Review, Pros, Cons, Specifications compared to iPad2

Posted December 24th, 2011 in Gadgets Reviews by RaniDababneh
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Amman Jordan

I’ve recently received the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to experience for couple of weeks so here I will post my brief review. Of course the first thing to notice was the shift since the – last year – Galaxy Tab 7.0 I’ve reviewed and owned, in terms of physical size, thickness and mobility, beside the [...]

The Role of Social Media Session at the World Economic Forum 2011, Deadsea – Jordan

Posted November 7th, 2011 in Social Media by RaniDababneh
Rani Dababneh, The Role of Social Media Session at the World Economic Forum 2011, Deadsea - Jordan

I have been invited to take part, as a panelist, at The Role of Social Media Session, held on October 22, during the World Economic Forum 2011 – Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World, held in King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center, Deadsea, Jordan. Whereas I’ve been previously invited [...]

Samsung Galaxy SII Review, Pros and Cons

Posted September 16th, 2011 in Gadgets Reviews by RaniDababneh
Samsung Galaxy SII

I’ve recently received the Samsung Galaxy SII to experience for couple of weeks so here I will post my brief and quick review. Samsung Galaxy SII could be the finest smartphone in the world, beside being the thinnest, yet it still has couple of cons. Samsung Galaxy SII Pros The phone has the latest version [...]

LG Optimus Black Review, A Shift in LG Mobiles

Posted August 21st, 2011 in Gadgets Reviews by RaniDababneh
LG

I’ve been impressed by the huge shift in LG Mobiles Technology, as I’ve been reviewing and actually using the latest LG Optimus Black P970, after facing couple of limitations and glitches while reviewing the previous LG Optimus One P500, where you can skim through in the brief below. [LG Optimus One P500 Review: Dialer not [...]

LivingSocial acquires GoNabIt, first acquisition of e-commerce business and a major moment for group buying in the Middle East!

Posted June 27th, 2011 in Wide Web by RaniDababneh
Gonabit LivingSocial

As a proud member of the GoNabIt family, or as we call our selves “Nabberteers”, I’m glad to be part of such a major moment, for e-Commerce and Group Buying business in the Middle East. Yes, LivingSocial, a global group-buying giant and leader, has acquired GoNabIt, middle east leader and pioneer, after one year of [...]

Google Adsense Western Union Quick Cash Payment Now in Jordan

Posted June 27th, 2011 in AdSense by RaniDababneh
Adsense in Jordan

Since couple of years I’ve been receiving my Google Adsense payments via checks, as the only payment method available in Jordan, which takes time (almost a month), hard to find agents to withdraw, and relatively expensive fees applies. Almost 4 months ago, Google Adsense has sent me an invitation to participate in beta testing for [...]

What is a Geek?

Posted June 26th, 2011 in Wide Web by RaniDababneh
what is a geek

The definition of  a “geek” is changing over time, hence people are no longer agreeing on a definite meaning and taking geek definition as a controversial topic. A geek, for me, is someone who is obsessed about something, and most importantly, turns this obsession into a tangible product or service. A nerd is obsessed as [...]

Hello world! Ping!

Posted May 25th, 2011 in Wide Web by RaniDababneh

This is a test post. Ping <world> -t Ping localhost Ping globalhost ;) Link to this post!