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 ...
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 Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Timeline Cover Photo has been removed, as shown in the above Screenshot. Egyptian Hacker with nickname 'Dr.FarFar', claimed that he has hacked the Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Profile and removed the Cover Photo using a private exploit according to post on the thehackernews.com According to The Hacker News the h...
Screenshot Startup Weekend Amman is coming back on February 13, giving Jordanian entrepreneurs the chance to get together and build startups. Startup Weekend came to Amman for the first time two years ago, and have organized two events since then. This time around, the event will be hosted by Talal Abu Ghazala's complex in Shmaisani. Nine mentors with busin...
Screenshot The UAE government is working in using drones to deliver official documents to its citizens as part of an initiative to develop government services. One UAE government official has demoed a drone that is 1 meter long and works via a buttery and can carry mail, the drone has the UAE symbol and has 4 fans. The drone will be tested in Dubai ...
Page 4 of 1261234567...203040...Last »

  • Become Our Fan On Facebook

    ArabCrunch on Facebook

  • Popular Posts



  • Recent Comments
    • John: This is terrible and truly unjust. The ...
    • John: Talk about true censorship! Why don't yo...
    • Waleed awd: شهادتى على اللى حصل معانا انا وعبد الله ...
    • Gaith Saqer: Thank you Ahmed for your analysis I am n...
    • Ahmed: @Gaith Intel acquired SysDSoft early ...