A couple of weeks ago and a couple of days ago, two similar press releases have been published in our daily newspapers, they were explaining the circumstances that caused the internet problem in Jordan and why it became very slow lately.
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I was surfing YouTube when I stopped by a teaser from Ragheb Alama’s new video clip for his song “Ser Hobbi”. Apparently from the 30 seconds of the video, the director has moved to another level of shooting that I haven’t seen before in the Arab world. The way it’s done seems to be very professional and different than the ones when you see the artist goes to the hospital to see her/his love dying and she/he rescue him/her with a kiss.
Lately I was invited to more than one event about entrepreneurship and innovation, those events had a lot of people in the IT field attending them. All were discussing an issue that companies’ owner are facing in Jordan, one of those attendees was the Reuters’ reporter in Jordan. The issue simply is that our man power is “ESCAPING” from Jordan seeking a better opportunity mainly in the gulf so that we are lacking the experience.
Yesterday YouTube hosted its first ever live streaming event. It was a cool show, and one of the parts was when they awarded Queen Rania the first ever YouTube Visionary Award because of her dedication to breaking down stereotypes.
The Tunisian director Shawqi Al-Majedi, has done a great job, in translating the story of Jenin camp that has been written again by the Palestinian writer Reyad Saif, into an amazing picture that makes you feel like you are really watching the Israeli invasion into Jenin camp.
Last night, the global financial collapse seemed far behind as one of the most outlandish architectural extravagances of recent times opened with a $20m celebration with a feast of 4,000 lobsters.
A company has created a fruit-flavoured herbal drink that claims to deliver the same fix as cigarettes. Called Liquid Smoking, it promises an instant high followed by a ‘euphoric calming feeling’. It is targeted at those who can no longer light up inside public premises under the smoking ban but want to feed their cravings.
Have you ever seen the Google Talk chat box on the left side of the GMail page?! If you use GMail offently so you saw it definitely.
Today, GMail launched the video/audio chat with their Google Talk chat client on the email page.