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Screenshot muslimbc whose CEO Rias A. Sherzad I interviewed back in April 08, is in few days time –next Tuesday-  to rebrand to SALAMBC short for Salam Business Club. (Screen shots at the end of this post.) MuslimBC was initially aiming to be a Linkedin for Muslims, but the startup found out a different target market than initially planned accordi...
Screenshot Yamli's the Arabic transliteration technology now available on iGoogle custom homepage.Yamli's  gadget now allows users to type in English and get Arabic letters right  from their Google homepage, to search the web, news, images, videos, wiki, or to use the notepad to copy and paste somewhere else. This is a smart move by Yamli to enable i...
Screenshot If you are a blogger or a mid-sized website who wants to monetize your traffic and manage your ads easily and with less hassle, the free open source company OpenX 's announced OpenX Hosted is the solution for you. OpenX Hosted, the hosted version (SaaS) of the company’s popular open source ad server that powers a community of more than 100,00...
Screenshot Joining forces with Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) , Intel announced its investment in Dubai-based Sphere Networks, an emerging Arab based software development firm specialized in enterprise management. Intel Capital did its first investment in the region in 2000, when it poured an undisclosed amount of money into a portal company,  Arabia Online, ...
Screenshot Press Release: The Arab social Web shopping portal, SouqElArab.com, partners with LebanonPath.com to better serve Arab communities across the globe with the finest Lebanese and Arab products. LebanonPath.com is an Online Lebanese shopping Web site that serves directly from the heart of Lebanon with products such as Lebanese sweets, food, coff...
Screenshot UPDATE: see Editor's note bellow. I have received from Delphine Eddé the founder of Wikeez an email answering my questions and giving more insight into Wikeez: Who are we ? An online community for fans ! As you said it  in your article we're a social entertainment site, it defines it very well ! Wether your are fan of a movie, an actor,...
Screenshot   Wikeez a Lebanon based new social entertainment web site has received USD $250,000 from Kuv Capital, the funding will be used for development and attracting market adoption. Wikeez allow people to publish and exchange on their favorite subjects centered on entertainment topics (TV shows, movies, celebrities, music and sports). In wikeez...
Screenshot If you are outside USA, Canada and UK, you no longer can get your twitter friends update via SMS, though a number of starups came along to offer you twitter SMS but with hefty charge per SMS. Well that change now if you use Brightkite (BK)- which is still in privet beta- because BK now supports international SMS updates via a UK number, in-boun...
Screenshot The Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF), a regional and international non-profit NGO, in collaboration with Intel announced the launch of the 4th Arab Technology Business Plan Competition, and the start of the 2nd Made in the Arab World Competition, across more than ten Arab countries including the UAE, KSA, Jordan and Egypt. ASTF was ...
Screenshot  Current Arabic based SaaS blogging platforms are even homegrown such as Maktoob Blogs , Jeeran Blogs , and Albawaba Blogs. Or International platforms like Wordpress.com and Blogger (from Google) .  While they all offer similar features -AC will review them later-, HydePark has a different approach, in which it wants to take Arabic blogging to a...
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