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Screenshot Many Android devices offer dual SIM feature built in, but for the iPhone that is not the case, having a dual SIM in a phone enables you to have mobile lines in one phone instead than carrying 2 phones with you which is a cumbersome effort in terms of carrying space and contact and apps sync. Dual SIM comes handy in many cases say you travel to...
Screenshot One has to wonder what makes most successful consumer Internet websites in the globe the likes of facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google, Instagram and Whatsapp, Americans? Some would say because America has the most developed innovation ecosystem in the world, that might be a reason. But the root to this is British Colonialism of the world. Here...
Screenshot #This is a guest post, guest posts do not necessarily reflect ArabCrunch opinion. There is an American saying “What goes around comes around” When a company starts collaborating with the CIA and the US government it becomes domed look at Yahoo and where it is today and look at Twitter shaky future. Twitter last quarter showed th...
Screenshot ​The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) is the oldest sovereign wealth fund  in the world was founded in 1953. KIA invests in real estate and wide array of sectors in order to maximize the return on its fund. Looking at Crunchbase profile we could track 4 investments KIA has made in 2015 and 2014 and they are: 1-Alkem Laborato...
Screenshot Update: Idriss Al Rifai co founder and CEO if Fetchr was working with the french military according to his linkedin profile "Advised the French Minister of Defense for 2 years on France's strategic involvement in Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia and Cote d'Ivoire" the french occupation of central Africa resulted in the extension of Muslims there ...
Screenshot You must heard the term crowd funding, it exploded in the recent years in US with sites such as Kick Starter and Indiegogo. Crowd funding comes in many forms, the most popular is offering a donation for a cause or a product and there is collecting investments from the crowed for exchange of equity. Here is a list of 8 crowed funding platforms...
Screenshot San Francisco based mobile-app-based transportation network Uber which allows consumers to submit a trip request via their mobile phones, which is routed to crowd-sourced taxi drivers has launhced in Amman Jordan. The launch in Jordan makes Amman the 300th city for Uber in the World.Yazeed Abul Failat, presenter of Jordan Star&...
Screenshot Wael Ghonim has been silent politically since Al Sisi coup in Egypt, his twitter account had around 6 tweets only since July 2013 the date of the coup. Wael was google MENA marketing head when his facebook page We are All Khaleed Saed called for the Egyptian revolution in Egypt January 25, 2011 a revolution that turned now into a guerrilla wa...
Screenshot Updated. stion  German e-commerce group Rocket Internet agreed to buy Kuwait-based food delivery service Talabat for about $169.6 million according to Reuters as part of efforts to create one of the largest delivery network in the world. This is the largest Arab tech exit since Maktoob Yahoo deal in 2009.  Talabat, operates in GCC...
Screenshot The world does not progress with stuff like buzzfeed, however people like entertainment in the US people like entertainment stories more than political news, thats why buzzfeed which is focused on viral entertainment stories has around 200 million visitors a month. RaheebFeed comes to clone buzzfeed but in Arabic, we do not know if that will ...
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    • saranraj: These crowd funding platform is an need ...
    • Farnsworth: Really?? Arab crowdfunding???? o0?? Why ...
    • Danni: Nice to know these kind of crowd funding...
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    • Salem: That is a very strategic addition to Cyb...