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Screenshot The user review app and site Jeeran officially launched in Cairo and Alexandria this week to help customers make buying decisions and document their experiences with places around the city. With this launch, the Amman-based company now covers 39 cities in 6 countries across the region including Jordan, KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, and UAE. ...
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 ...
Screenshot Cookpad (TSE:2193) announced today that it reached a definitive agreement to fully acquire Netsila, the Lebanese company behind Shahiya.com, the leading Arabic recipe website, for $13.5 million. Shahiya is the go-to digital cooking destination in the Arab world, with more than 3 million monthly users of which 90% are women; in Saudi Arabia al...
Screenshot Startup Weekend Amman concluded this Saturday with the winners are: DroidPress is an impressive idea, the startup provide a wordpress plugin that enables any wordpress site to have a native android app that is a market of 20 million blogs. The startup plans to add support to other CMS platforms such as Joomla and offer free plan and paid plans a...
Screenshot Rocket Internet Berlin based mega internet giant which launches and grows web brands in Europe and emerging markets has launched Lamudi a real estate portal in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. Lamudi helps people in the property market find their home, land or commercial property. The service does not cut real estate agents but wor...
Screenshot Around a year ago Linkedin opened its office for the Arab world in Dubai, where its members from the region was around 5 million users. Few days ago Linkedin announced that this year it has doubled the number of members of last year reaching 10 million members. Linked in also revealed a number of stats about the Arab world: • Top compani...
Screenshot Nabbesh the pan Arab freelancers site which claims it has around 30,000 freelancers is enabling payment services via the site. Now freelancers can get paid via the site for services and work they do via accepting freelance jobs from others. New payment system now allows freelancers to send a work proposal, a deposit request or an invoice, w...
Screenshot Arabia Weddings, the leading online wedding planning platform in the Middle East, has launched today an online Photo Book making tool to help engaged couples turn their favorite engagement, wedding or honeymoon photos into photo books which they can share online or print. The 16 x 16 cm photo book can be created by either pulling pictures saved...
Screenshot As part of its ongoing efforts to provide users with relevant local content across platforms, Yahoo Maktoob has teamed up with Mobinil to provide users in Egypt with mobile services and the best Yahoo Maktoob digital content via subscription services. Yahoo Maktoob is committed to providing users with the latest digital content while on the go...
Screenshot In collaboration with Discover Digital Arabia, Startappz released Videographic recapping changes in the tech industry in the Middle East for the year 2012. Highlights of the videographic include: • Facebook & Linkedin opening offices in the Middle East. • New incubators and investment funds launching in different parts of the Middle East ...
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