Archive for the ‘Arab World’ Category


Screenshot There are a very few Bitcoin ATMs in the United States, and many more worldwide but for the Arab world until recently there has been non. For those who do not know what Bitcoin is, it is a cryptocurrency that is P2P and is not controlled by any central authority. Sergey Yusupov co-founder of umbrellab a bitcoin software company posted on T...
Screenshot Another sad and bad news for troubled Egypt, Intel is closing its offices in Egypt and firing all employees according to sources in Egypt. Intel confirmed the news and said its closing its R&D and engineering unit in a statement sent to the media Intel said that it is committed to the Egyptian market and the decision have nothing to do wit...
Screenshot Procured Health, a startup that offers help to hospitals better discover, evaluate and adopt quality medical device has raised $4 million in Serias A funds from health care-focused firm FCA Venture Partners. Procured Health is cofounded by Egyptian entrepreneur CEO of the company Hani Elias, it also previously raised $1.1 million in seed fun...
Screenshot Marking the 10th anniversary of the killing of Hamas spiritual leader Shiek Ahmad Yassen by “Israeli” army, the military wing of Hamas Ezz Al Deen Brigade launched a physiological attack on “Israel” by sending threating SMS messages to high ranking “Israelis” and foreign reporters in occupied Palestine including the “Israeli” def...
Screenshot We accused facebook of joining the American government conspiracy against the revolution in Iraq by banning users from creating pages that has the title “iraqi revolution” in Arabic text. And by shutting down the Iraqi revolution page. However facebook issues a statement saying that this is not true and that it was bug and now fixed. The I...
Screenshot E-commerce is booming in the Arab world, as we have many companies and startups running e-commerce businesses. However the leader in that space is souq.com. According to sources for to Arabic tech blog one has, Amazon is currently negotiating an acquisition deal with souq.com. Souq.com started as an auction site like ebay around 2005 and then...
Screenshot Startup Weekend Amman concluded this Saturday with the winners are: DroidPress is an impressive idea, the startup provide a wordpress plugin that enables any wordpress site to have a native android app that is a market of 20 million blogs. The startup plans to add support to other CMS platforms such as Joomla and offer free plan and paid plans a...
Screenshot Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Timeline Cover Photo has been removed, as shown in the above Screenshot. Egyptian Hacker with nickname 'Dr.FarFar', claimed that he has hacked the Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Profile and removed the Cover Photo using a private exploit according to post on the thehackernews.com According to The Hacker News the h...
Screenshot The UAE government is working in using drones to deliver official documents to its citizens as part of an initiative to develop government services. One UAE government official has demoed a drone that is 1 meter long and works via a buttery and can carry mail, the drone has the UAE symbol and has 4 fans. The drone will be tested in Dubai ...
Screenshot Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding S.A.E. (“OTMT”) and its fully owned subsidiary OTVentures (“OTV”) which is the largest digital group in Egypt and a major Internet player in the Arab world announced today that Hanan Abdel-Meguid, Chief Executive Officer of OTV, has decided to step down from her current executive position and ...
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