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Screenshot A number of Egyptian developers has launched sphinUX which is the first 100% Egyptian and Arab open source OS. The OS used to be based on Linux distribution Debian, but they developed an enhanced Kernel (LS Kernel) and launched in on the release RC2-Build21. A powerful mix of 40% Debian kernel, 40% Hurd kernel and 20% our own Lightning Spe...
Screenshot Today Gate2Play, an end-to-end payment and value-added services platform based in Amman, Jordan, announced a first-time partnership with social games developer Zynga to distribute Zynga Game Cards in 16 countries throughout the Middle East and Africa. As a result of the partnership, Zynga Game Cards will be available for purchase soon in thousands...
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 After many days of hard work, after over a year of full time dedication to help startups and techies like you, today AC reached a major milestone: ArabCrunch.NET First Online Social Platform in the Arab World focused on Startups & The Technology Industry. With this announcement, the social platform, was what you the passionate startup and tec...
Screenshot A new Arab Advisors online survey of Jordan Internet users revealed that international web email providers are the most popular amongst Internet users where 79.1% of respondents use Yahoo and 69.5% use Hotmail as their email account provider. When asked about which chatting software/website they use, 61.6% of respondents reported using MSN Mes...
Screenshot Updates 1,2 and 3 below. Nokia just announced that its Ramadan applications for 2009 have now become available on Ovi Store. The updated free mobile applications tailored for the Holy Month of Ramadan can now be downloaded on the compatible Nokia devices directly from Nokia’s Ovi Store. “Last year’s applications were very well receive...
Screenshot New research has shown how the mobile handset market is becoming increasingly polarised between low cost handsets for emerging markets and high-end smartphones for developed regions – with the mid-range handset market being squeezed. Low-cost handsets and Smartphones will together account for almost 79% of all new mobile phones by 2014, or...
Screenshot 10 angel investors have attended the pitching presentations of preselected startups last week as part of the first match-making event for the newly launched investors’ network in Jordan “Bedaya”. The entrepreneurs were given 20 minutes to present their project and explain why they were willing to welcome external investors in their company...
Screenshot MMOG - Massively Multiplayer Online Games are hot in the world, the Worldwide MMOG market is estimated to yield USD13bn by 2013 and games such as World-of-Warcraft has 11m subscribers and USD 1bn of annual revenue and valuation of USD 9bn. And because MMOG market is hot, many regional players are jumping in. The recent one is Abu Dhabi Media Compan...
Screenshot Updated: d1g.com the Jordanian Arab video photo sharing and general Portal startup has announced via a press release that it has completed its first round of financial investments. The press releases states that the first round has attracted a number of regional businessmen and international experts in the internet industry to join the site’...
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