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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 ...
Screenshot After deleting the Iraqi Revolution page for the third time, facebook went into more unjust measures by banning any users from creating a page that has the title “Iraqi Revolution” in Arabic. We tried to create a page that has the title “Iraqi Revolution” in Arabic “الثورة العراقية" and facebook system did not allow y...
Screenshot Facebook has deleted for the second time the great Iraqi revolution page for the second time, according to a tweet by the page account on Twitter. The first page had over 200 thousand fans. We do not know what would facebook claim in doing so, but as with the Syrian revolution facebook has been deleting pages of the Syrian revolution that cal...
Screenshot ICT Qatar has published an infographic about social media in MENA region. The infogrpahic mentions that there are 56 million facebook users in the region, 14 million in Egypt alone, where 38 million login daily. It also mentions that there is 3,766,160 twitter users in the region, where Arab produce 10 million tweets every day, 73% of these tw...
Screenshot Arabreneur announced the first investment of around half a million US Dollars in four Palestinian startups The announcement was made today by Dr. Abdulmalek Al-Jaber, Founder of Arabreneur and MENA Apps, to the media. “We are pleased to announce the first investment of 440 thousand USD in four leading, innovative startups”. Arabreneur, ...
Screenshot Last year the revelation about NSA massive spying on American and International citizens whether allies to the US or potential enemies came to alert the public about the importance of their privacy online and securing it, also the growth of online hacking has was no doubt an opportunity for startups to offer more secure solutions in our digital lif...
Screenshot Most of the stories that we and other who publish news about Arab tech and startups tend to focus on web startups, but what about inventions in other teach sectors namely hardware? From now on we will be posting stories about Arab hardware inventions and startups. Today we present a story about Egyptian students designing an ROV Underwater Re...
Screenshot Here we come tomorrow 2013 will end and 2014 will start, what were the most popular Arab tech and startups stories in 2013 on ArabCrunch? Well we have put a list using google analytics showing the most popular first, note that ArabCrunch site was hacked earlier this year and the hack destroyed our SEO ( we did not announce it, but if someone ...
Screenshot The technology ecosystem in the Arab world is improving with more M&A deals happening, when Yahoo! Acquired Maktoob, the Jordanian founders of Maktoob launched Jabbar group to invest in e-commerce businesses, while they themselves become angle investors. Like wise cobone and travel website Triperna founder and CEO Paul Kenny become a VC after ...
Screenshot Go Gluf has created an infogrpahic about online ad spending in the Arab world, it says that it is growing at a rate of 37% each year.  Currently, estimated at 10% of the total Ad spend, digital Ad spend in the Middle East is expected to reach $1 Billion by 2017.  UAE account for 47.1% of GCC online ad spending followed by Saudi Arabia at 33%,...
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