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Screenshot An Algerian hacker using the online nick name MCA-CRB has managed to deface yesterday the Romanian sites of Google (google.ro) Yahoo! (yahoo.ro), Microsoft (microsoft.ro) and PayPal Romania (paypal.ro). All these sites are back online now. The attacker did not breach Google's server rather this is a a DNS attack, where the hacker redirected...
Screenshot Microsoft Corp. announced the promotion of Ali Faramawy to Corporate Vice President Microsoft Corporation and President – Microsoft Middle East & Africa. The promotion recognizes Faramawy’s strong leadership and his contributions to helping "to fuel growth across the region. " It also underlines the growing role of MEA (Arab world) as an ar...
Screenshot A US diplomatic Cabal classified as "C O N F I D E N T I A L" and sent from the American embassy in Tunis published on Wikileaks this week, disclose some details of the agreement between Microsoft and ousted regime of Zain Al Abdin Bin Ali which was signed in July 2006, Microsoft did not disclose the full details of the agrement but the cable...
Screenshot We reviewed around 2 years ago Microsoft Mareen from Cairo Microsoft Innovation Lab (CMIC), the tool competes with US startup Yamli and google's Ta3reeb as the tool converts Romanized Arabic text into Arabic. Since then the CMIC has been busy innovating new tools and technologies that help Arabic language online under the name of Afkar, and thes...
Screenshot The Arab world is one of Microsoft strong holds, the education system is Microsoft centric while open source solutions has very little presence, if any . As for companies that develop software, Microsoft technologies are the most used, in governments Microsoft products are the mains choice for many. If they were not selected then the choic...
Screenshot Microsoft's Bing the only real solid competitor to Google in search engines has started celebrating the holly month of Ramdan in its own way with impressive background images such as this one: and this one: Google usually uses it doodle to celebrate different occasion but nothing for this Ramadan. The holly Month of Ramdan is where Mu...
Screenshot After Yahoo acquired  Maktoob last year, many of Maktoob group companies were merged under one independent brand called Jabbar. Somehow similar precedence happened with Orascom Telecom's LinkDotNet 150 million USD buyout to Mobinil, but at a larger scale. Orascom Telecom which is one of the largest tech and telecom groups in the Arab world, ha...
Screenshot Updated. In what appears as a coordinated attacks following the wave of attacks against American Pizza Chain Pizza Hut and some Egyptian government websites, a massive hacking attacks have struck over 50 websites that ends of co.il the domain name used for “Israeli” websites. The attacks sounds like a DNS type of attacks. The following M...
Screenshot We reported yesterday Google Tashkeel, and if you are aware google has its own translation app and widget for websites. This translation momentum by the giant is a strategy to tab into international markets and improve search, but now google is no longer alone, As few days ago at MIX10 Microsoft jumped to to the bandwagon with Translator w...
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