Bollywood comes to Spotify with T-Series music library

A bigger and diverse music library proves to be a main draw for users to sign up to music streaming services. Spotify has just added T-Series’ music library to cater to the Indian diaspora, and may give them the upper hand in bringing in more users.

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‘Thumbs up’ to a Microsoft global data center in Qatar

Many companies have always opened and operated multiple data centers worldwide; not just for redundancy, but also to balance performance for their users. Microsoft had announced that they were opening Azure data centers in the Middle East and they just got the stamp of approval for one in Qatar.

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Viva Las Vegas for CES 2019

2019 is less than a month away, and that means one thing – CES (Consumer Electronics Show) will kick-off the new year with keynotes and announcements of what will be coming into consumer hands. Since I went to the 50th edition of the event in 2017, what’s in store for 2019?

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State of the Middle East: Global Digital Statshot in October 2018

It’s time to look at the current state of the world’s digital usage penetration with the Q4 report by Hootsuite and We Are Social. With the ever growing demand for faster bandwidth and more digital assets being consumed worldwide, only Qatar and the UAE come out in the Top 10 for mobile internet speeds.

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Adobe Premiere Rush CC is a kickstarter for aspiring video content creators

Since there are many aspiring ‘influencers’ rising up to match the calibre of global names knwon worldwide, they may not have the patience/resources/budget to craft professional video content. Adobe has released the new Premiere Rush CC app that takes the best pro-level features of their Creative Cloud apps and merges them into one multi-device editor, geared towards those creating frequent video content.

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A bold initiative: Electric vehicles that are ‘Made in Qatar’

The Middle East, specifically the GCC region, has been known to be major exporters of oil/natural gas. With a global shift towards electric vehicles, one Middle East country – Qatar – is already taking the steps to prepare for this before their main wealth source dries out.

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