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Screenshot Updated: see below. The realtime Web tracking and analytics startup Woopra that was founded by 2 Lebanese off their homes (and reviewed by ArabCrunch here and here) announced that in the coming weeks it will remove the beta label and introduce paid accounts. Soon, Woopra will be open to anyone to register for paid accounts thus eliminati...
Screenshot Updtate: Filaty told me that the attack they got was a DoSS type, the site seems up and running now. Saleh Al Zaid the founder of Untiny the Saudi based short url untiny service provider (reviewed by AC here.), just told AC that his site is under DoS Attack since yesterday. Though the site and its services is still up and running. While Fil...
Screenshot Feedoor, Jordan based Feed management service has moved its servers to Rack Space Cloud. Cloud Computing a set of pooled computing resources, delivered over the web, powered by software. The main benefit of cloud computing is that website owners do not have to spend a lot of money and resources in managing their own servers, in cloud computing they...
Screenshot Jeeran is an interesting Arab internet company because its story resembles the stories you hear about in Silicon Valley (USA): A Tech startup that starts from the founders' garage or dorm and then makes it big (example: HP, Yahoo and Google to name a few.) Jeeran was founded in 2000 by then two Jordanian students and entrepreneurs Omar Kouds...
Screenshot Jeeran one of the popular social media communities in the Arab world has  recently launched a new subsidiary called Jeeran Research a research agency tailored to the Arab world (they call it MENA !) that competes directly with Yahoo’s Matoob Research. The new company is using a new reward based Arabic/English survey community called Nazra...
Screenshot Jordan based Wizrads Productions was founded by serial entrepreneur and ex-maktoobian Sohaib Thiab along with Hussam Hammo, Afif Toukan and Omar Turk and was angel funded by 3 friends of Sohaib. The startup which specializes in Arabic online multiplayer games, started with the hit game Arabain Hitman in March 2009 that achieved today around 94,400...
Screenshot Google had google Answers a questions and answers community site that was based on paying researchers , however that service was shutdown in 2006. In the Arab world Google just entered again the Q&A market with Google Egabat which is still in Beta. (Egabat means answers in Arabic) Egabat differs than Google Answers mainly that anyone c...
Screenshot The Middle East’s number one job site announced today the launch of a mobile version of its website, which will enable job seekers to access the Bayt.com website on their mobile devices, while on the move. Job seekers can simply enter m.bayt.com into the web browser of their mobile device, then instantly search all of the jobs that are currently ...
Screenshot Seems that facebook has finally just started rolling out its promised new tweaked inbox with a new more Ajaxy layout. On the left bar of the new Inbox page it shows a search bar, your Facebook messages, updates from facebook Fanpages you subscribed to and your sent items. Messages and Updates can now be filtered into “All” and “Unread...
Screenshot Google has been serious about the Arab world since around a year, with Arabaizing many of its products or for example launching a controversial google.ps domain for Palestine. But now as Yahoo has become a serious challenger in the region with its Maktoob acquisition; things might start moving fast in both directions. Today Google launched an ...
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