From Google cars in Dubai to social TV and the first generic Arabic domain name, here are 10 things that'll keep you up to speed with digital developments in the MENA.
1. Social TV is coming to the Middle East via YouToo, a service which will allow viewers to interact in real time - from the web or their mobile device - with TV programs using video, pictures, voting and social media.
2. The latest Visual Networking Index, which contains Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecasts for 2013–2018, suggests MENA will see the strongest mobile data traffic growth of any region in the next five years.
3. UAE proposes drones to deliver ID cards and driving licenses. Al Jazeera quotes Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as saying: “We want to save time, to shorten distances, to increase effectiveness and to make services easier”.