Screenshot Another sad and bad news for troubled Egypt, Intel is closing its offices in Egypt and firing all employees according to sources in Egypt. Intel confirmed the news and said its closing its R&D and engineering unit in a statement sent to the media Intel said that it is committed to the Egyptian market and the decision have nothing to do wit...
Screenshot Commemorating its last year major cyber offensive against “Cyber Israel” hacktivist group Anonymous and other hacking groups have launched a fresh and massive cyber attacks against Israeli websites, hacking, defacing, hijacking them. More Than 2000 Thousand Israeli Websites Defaced By AnonGhost Team here is the list of them. Hacker grou...
Screenshot Mark Zuckerberg CEO of facebook just announced that facebook is acquiring virtual realty startups Oculus VR with plans for the future of mobile and connectivity. the deal is for around $2B in cash and stock. This includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common. Here what Mark wrote about this news: “I'm excited ...
Screenshot Procured Health, a startup that offers help to hospitals better discover, evaluate and adopt quality medical device has raised $4 million in Serias A funds from health care-focused firm FCA Venture Partners. Procured Health is cofounded by Egyptian entrepreneur CEO of the company Hani Elias, it also previously raised $1.1 million in seed fun...
Screenshot Souq.com, the largest e-commerce platform in the Arab region or the Amazon of the Arab world, has secured US$75 million (AED 275.5m) in an additional round of funding from existing investor Naspers Limited. This round of funding brings the total amount raised by Souq.com to US$150 million (AED 551m) - the largest amount raised by any Internet-based...
Screenshot Marking the 10th anniversary of the killing of Hamas spiritual leader Shiek Ahmad Yassen by “Israeli” army, the military wing of Hamas Ezz Al Deen Brigade launched a physiological attack on “Israel” by sending threating SMS messages to high ranking “Israelis” and foreign reporters in occupied Palestine including the “Israeli” def...
Screenshot If you open TechCrunch you will read investment news almost everyday, in the Arab world that is not the case, We have many early and seed stage startups but not much VC activities in the region for early and growth stages. So our news today is about  Webedia, a major French Media group editing leading websites such as Purepeole or Puretrends,...
Screenshot We accused facebook of joining the American government conspiracy against the revolution in Iraq by banning users from creating pages that has the title “iraqi revolution” in Arabic text. And by shutting down the Iraqi revolution page. However facebook issues a statement saying that this is not true and that it was bug and now fixed. The I...
Screenshot E-commerce is booming in the Arab world, as we have many companies and startups running e-commerce businesses. However the leader in that space is souq.com. According to sources for to Arabic tech blog one has, Amazon is currently negotiating an acquisition deal with souq.com. Souq.com started as an auction site like ebay around 2005 and then...
Screenshot a Jordanian court in Amman has decided to force Google as the owner of YouTube to delete the prophet Mohammad peace be upon him insulting video, " halt the publishing all copies of the abusive anti prophet Mohammad film in all languages " the court ordered according to Jordanian government owned daily Arabic newspaper Al Rai. According to the ...
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