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Screenshot Plug and Play Silicon Valley startups incubator and accelerator has launched its offices in Cairo Egypt in Smart Village calling it PlugandPlayEgypt. PlugandPlayEgypt will offer Egptian entrepreneurs and startups physical office space, mentorship, access to its network for angel and venture capitalists and funding from its Venture Capital pa...
Screenshot F.B.I. director Robert Mueller III travled to Silicon Valley, Tuesday, to meet with top executives of several tech companies including Facebook and Google about a proposal that would make it easier to  spy on Internet users. According to NY Times report, under Mueller's proposal, " firms would have to design systems to intercept and unscram...
Screenshot Sawari Ventures a venture capital (VC) firm founded by its chairman Ahmed El Alfi used to be based in LA, CA, USA has moved recently to Egypt in order to invest in Arab tech companies and startups. Today in a press release Arab Finance got hold of Sawari Ventures has announced that it invested in Vimov Alexandria, Egypt based iPhone and iPad de...
Screenshot Our friend Slim Amomo 33 years old free speech and open source activists was arrested around 2 weeks ago during the Tunisian revolution against the regime of fallen president Zien Al Abden ben Ali. Slim was released few days ago and now has been appointed by the prime minister as Secretary of State for Youth and sports in Tunisia. Slim is a ...
Screenshot Mohamed Bouazizi, an unemployed 26-year-old university graduate (correction he did not finish a BA degree as per Tunisian Arabic newspaper Sabah who interviewed his sister) sold groceries illegally in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid to survive as he could not find a job. When police confiscated his produce because he didn't have a permit he becam...
Screenshot On the 29th of November ArabCrunch represented by its founder Gaith Saqer, went to Egypt’s boarders with Gaza strip at the city of Rafah, trying to get an entry to the besieged strip. Saqer’s intention from entering Gaza is purely humanitarian and non political, the plan was to connect with relevant parties and AC’s team in Gaza to p...
Screenshot The recently announced Egyptian Mossad Agent Tariq Abdel Razaq Hassan reveled that the Mossad revealed that he used several websites to announce phony telecom jobs targeting Syrian and Lebanese in order to recruit them to join the Mossad. According to Egyptian newspaper Alyoum Alsabe , Tariq Abdel Razaq Hassan said he joined the Mossad via...
Screenshot Despite that "israel" has a peace treaty with Egypt since over 20 years and officials from both government meet regularly,seems "Israel" never stopped plotting and spying against Egypt. According to Islammemo and a number of Egyptian news sites the ongoing investigation with the Egyptian spy Tariq Abdel Razaq Hassan revealed that the Israeli...
Screenshot Yahoo Maktoob is spending ad dollars on advertisements being displayed on Taxi cars in Cairo Egypt. Seems the Arabic branch of Yahoo wants to push more into mainstream Egyptians. The ad asks Egyptians to make Yahoo Maktoob their default home page to access Yahoo mail Facebook and so-forth. Yahoo has recently redirected its homepage in th...
Screenshot Markedu is brining its top trainer and speaker Michael Leander to train Egyptian marketers in latest methods of social media and email marketing during its Social Media & Email Marketing Summit which will be held in Semiramis Intercontinental hotel in cairo 20th and the 21st of this month. Michael Leander who is chairman of the Federation of...
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