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Screenshot When learning one of the common programming languages like C++, English language in most cases is a barrier for young Arab kids to learn software programing at a young age. Kalimat comes to bridge the gap by offering an Arabic educational programing language for kids in which developers write the code using Arabic letters. According to Moham...
Screenshot Wikileaks has published its full archive  of 251,000 secret US diplomatist cables in an easily accessible and searchable manner. The site is here wikileaks says over Twitter, due to huge demand the site is experiencing difficulties and is asking for donation to  buy more capacity. The cables are very important because they reveal many crimes, ...
Screenshot Hacktivists group Anonymous has organized a protest against USA San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART ) for shutting down cell phone service to four stations in downtown San Francisco in response to a planned protest. The protest was planned against killing an innocents man by BART police. EFF called the action Pulling a Mubarak in ...
Screenshot Hacktivist groups Lulz Security and Anonymous have issued a statement  asking the public to boycott PayPal for refusing to release Wikileaks funds. The statement also slammed the FBI for arrest raids against sympathizers and in not differentiating between “those who are involved in ethical, modern cyber operations.” Lulz Security an...
Screenshot Wonder why the U.S Government attacked Wikileaks? they claimed it is national security, but the truth is that they did not want the world to know about their crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan and other countries, whether it is the number of civilians including children and women the US army and the CIA killed, or to know about illegal torture and rap...
Screenshot Richard M. Stallman (“RMS”), founder of the Free Software Foundation and the GNU Project, confirmed his visit to Palestine after receiving an invitation from the free software and open source communities in Palestine. Stallman’s visit to "Israeli"-occupied Palestine means a lot to Palestinian techies, free software advocates, and supporter...
Screenshot It seems the message sent by Israeli Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Minister Yuli Edelstein to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ( who belongs to the Jewish religion) to remove a page that called for a third palestinian intifada has resonated at the ears of Mark as today Facebook removed citing that it violated its terms as it called for violenc...
Screenshot The revolution has succeed in Egypt by ousting the US government poppet, the dictator Husni Mubarak. Though the transition period did not end yet. The Army is in command paving the way to elected president and parliament, but there are forces who try to launch counter revolution. The former regime in Egypt relied in 2 forces the corrupt memb...
Screenshot There is no doubt that Arabic fonts are one of the most beautiful fonts in the world, however digital fonts optimized for the digital screens (PCs, Tablets, Mobile) we use are behind the rich arrays of Arabic fonts that we have offline. Shasha Font project (shash means screen in Arabic) comes to offer a hand in creating Arabic fonts that is ...
Screenshot Our friend Slim Amomo 33 years old free speech and open source activists was arrested around 2 weeks ago during the Tunisian revolution against the regime of fallen president Zien Al Abden ben Ali. Slim was released few days ago and now has been appointed by the prime minister as Secretary of State for Youth and sports in Tunisia. Slim is a ...
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