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Screenshot Google shows snippet of movies show times in many countries in its search resluts, today google announced that it launched Islamic Prayer Times in search results highlighted from pages across the web. Google says this feature will be available on all domains for searches in English and Arabic. This feature uses Google's Rich Snippets techno...
Screenshot Between 2009 and 2010 Twitter users from the Arab world were estimated to be around 15,000 to 40,000 but these figures were not official and not very accurate. But after the revolution on Tunisia and Egypt, as Twitter has been used as a tool to fuel the revolution,Twitter become a house hold name in the Arab world just like Facebook. An infographic...
Screenshot It seems folks at Tasree3 have taken our advice and expanded beyond the Jordanian market as they launched few days ago their Riyadh version. Tasree3 Saudi Arabia is in Arabic since in that market Arabic is the mainstream language for web user, it offers the same features as of Tasree3 in Amman, search bar, where you can enter the restaurant nam...
Screenshot ComScore the leading company for measuring web stats released today its July 2010 qSearch analysis of the U.S. search marketplace. Americans conducted more than 16.6 billion total core search queries in July with Google Sites leading with 10.3 billion searches growing 1% from June 2010, followed by Yahoo! Sites growing at 8% with 3.4 billion...
Screenshot eHow is an online guide with more than 1 million articles and videos about how to do things. The site is owned by Demand Media a US company that is set to hit NASDAQ, as it filled for an IPO early this month. Critics of eHow label the site as a content farm which pushes together an inventory of low quality articles and videos produced by lo...
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 Opera the oldest independent Mobile browser company today published it's State of the Mobile Web Report World Cup Edition, a report that offers deeper inside into major mobile web browsing trends, this time the report focus is worldcup and Africa. In Africa Mobile phonepenetration is higher than PC penetration. In june 2010 Opera Mini had over 5...
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 In social media and online marketing monitoring your brand, your competition and your industry is one of the important pillars to carry out a successful social media and online marketing strategy. Google alert has been here for some times now enabling you to enter a keyword and get alerts to your email inbox whenever that keyword is mentioned o...
Screenshot Google announced 2 days ago the launch of it's Arabic and other 35 language search tool, which allows users to type queries in Arabic on any keyboard by providing a virtual Arabic keyboard. Google decided to introduce this feature: “Many users are more comfortable formulating questions for search in their own language. Though English transli...
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