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Screenshot Apple's VP of Education, John Couch, is negotiating a high-stakes Apple iPad deal with Turkish President Abdullah Gül. The deal is for 15 million Apple iPads that would be used for Turkish students. Apple is trying to get the country to sign a contract that would value the tablets at $300 USD for each unit. Some of the talk focused on the Tu...
Screenshot Saudi Arabia is looking for investors for a $109 billion plan to create a solar industry that generates a third of the nation’s electricity by 2032 according to bloomberg. The plan is to have 41,000 megawatts of solar capacity within two decades, nuclear, wind and geothermal would contribute 21,000 megawatts. The government is targe...
Screenshot Opera Software today released the beta version of Opera 12, codenamed “Wahoo”, the latest entry in Opera’s long line of desktop web browsers. Opera 12 is both smarter and faster than its predecessors and introduces new features for both developers and consumers to play with ahead of the final launch. Discover Opera 12 for yourself at http...
Screenshot Saudi Arabia occupied the first rank among the countries with the highest proportion of mobile phone users in the world with a ratio of 188%, followed by Vietnam and Oman in the second and third places respectively, according to a recent study. The study conducted by the United Nations Conference on Trade and development (UNCTAD) indicated t...
Screenshot Twitter is now available in four new languages Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu. This happened after Thirteen thousand volunteers around the globe worked in translating and localizing Twitter into these languages. Twitter is now available in 28 different languages around the world. Twitter says that it solved the issue when Tweets co...
Screenshot The number of mobile subscriptions in the Middle East (see note) will cross the 250-million mark during 2012, reaching 271.27 million at end-2012 and rising to 352 million at end-2016, according to forecasts by Informa Telecoms & Media. Additionally, the average mobile penetration rate for the Middle East will cross the 100% mark in 2012: It wil...
Screenshot Preston & Walker Pte Ltd. singapore based investment firm is offering 1 Million USD for the most promising business plan with a global scope. "Our aim really is to look for the next big thing - whether it is an idea to generate more jobs, to change the way the game is played in a specific industry, to create a more socially responsible world -...
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Google has launched recently gmail SMS chat  in many Arab and some African and Asian countries with a number of mobile operators. 

SMS with Gmail enables users to send free text messages (SMS) to  their friends directly from their Gmail accounts. if the user's contact replies, the text message response will appear as a reply in C...
Screenshot Tomorrow is Eid Al Fitr in most Muslims countries. In this occasion I send my greetings (see my Video below) to All Muslims worldwide and specially AC's Muslim reader: Happy Eid, Eid Mubarak and May Allah accept from me and you. If you are not Muslim then I also wish you a happy Tuesday  :). What Is Eid Ul Fitr? Muslims celebrate 'Eid ul F...
Screenshot As in most countries in the world Ramadan is one day to start. a new startup has emerged to provide Islamic mobile apps for all devices. which would be handy to help Muslims during the holly month. Islamic Appstore provide Muslims direct access to thousands of Islam-oriented contents in different sections such as The Holy Quran, Ahadith, Pr...
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