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Recent articles by Damian:

Meet the next digital decade: Middle East experts' tech predictions for 2020

The tech that will shape the Middle East, from 5G and 4G adoption, upheaval in finance, to shifts in retail and AI. → Read More

Middle East tech's biggest trends in 2019? Startups, 5G – and internet shutdowns

It was the year of unicorn sales, the launch of 5G, and enthusiasm for e-commerce, amid government crackdowns. → Read More

Tech in Egypt: Here's what you need to know about Middle East's biggest market

With more than 100 million inhabitants, Egypt is the most populous country in the Middle East. → Read More

Middle East innovation: These four startups are making their mark

Despite the region's political instability, Middle East tech entrepreneurs are still launching a range of businesses. → Read More

Six tips to improve your radio and podcast interviews

Learn how to pick the right guests and not over-edit the conversation → Read More

First Souq.com, Careem: Now here are four more Middle East tech startups to watch

Uber's $3.1bn acquisition of Careem earlier this year has put the region's startups in the spotlight. → Read More

Middle East technology: The good, the bad and the ugly told in these key stats

We've pulled together 19 facts and statistics that shed light on tech in this complex region. → Read More

Middle East has a big problem: It loves tech but can't stop blocking it

Concerns about free expression and privacy are shaping online behaviors in the Middle East, as more governments crack down. → Read More

Social media in the Middle East: five trends journalists need to know about

What is the most popular channel in Saudi Arabia and how many young people still use Facebook? Here are some key facts about one of the most youthful regions on the planet → Read More

Middle East tech: Nine things the region must do to safeguard its financial future

As AI and automation arrive, countries across the large and diverse Middle East and North Africa region have some major structural issues to tackle. → Read More

Driverless air taxis, drones, pods: Dubai puts future tech at heart of transportation

Dubai wants 25 percent of its total transportation to be autonomous by 2030. But that's just the tip of the technology iceberg. → Read More

Middle East tech: What does 2019 have in store?

Experts set out their predictions on the tech trends to watch in the Middle East and North Africa this year. → Read More

Middle East youth and tech: What's happened since the Arab Spring?

The Arab Spring showed the potential of young people in the Middle East armed with technology. But the picture since then has been patchy. → Read More

Google, YouTube, Samsung are world's top brands, but how do they do in Middle East?

Although tech brands dominate everywhere, in the Middle East there are some key differences from the global picture. → Read More

​Mobile in Sub-Saharan Africa: Can world's fastest-growing mobile region keep it up?

Sub-Saharan Africa has led the world in mobile take-up growth in the past few years, but a range of issues now threaten that momentum. → Read More

​5G rollout: Why the Gulf wants to win race for Middle East superiority

Arabian Gulf nations have ambitions to use 5G networks to carve out a leading role on the global IT stage. → Read More

*Updated* 41 Must Read websites and newsletters for journalists interested in social media

NB: Updated, 20th August 2018. I’ll keep adding to this list, if/when other good sources emerge. → Read More

5 global social media trends to know

These five key trends and charts help us to better understand today’s social media landscape. → Read More

What's driving Middle East's rush to social media?

The rise of visually orientated social networks, video, and messaging apps is helping shape usage. → Read More

7 reasons you should pay attention to podcasting

Information for and about the digital publishing industry from the leading trade association dedicated to representing the interests of high-quality digital publishers before the advertising community, the press, the government and the public. Includes recent news and latest research on the industry, as well as membership information. → Read More