Posts Tagged ‘blogs’


Screenshot Yahoo Maktoob announced on Maktoob blogs that they will be putting and end to the platform on 31/3/2013. Maktoob blogs was launched years before Yahoo acquired maktoob in 2009. It used wordpress MU as a platform offering free blogging. It seems Maktoob blogs did not gain much traction so that is why they are shutting it down....
Screenshot We have great news, Anas Marwai has been freed in Syria according to Ardriod blog post. Anas Marwai founded Ardroid that specialize with Arabic news and views about Android. Anas Marwai was arrested in July 2011 with no charges, by the security forces in Syria, obviously for political freedoms. We do not know if Anas was tortured, this is...
Screenshot Seems that Wikileaks started something that can not be stopped, clone versions of the site are poping everywhere in order to expose governments corruption. Latest of them is a site called KSA Leaks which is being hosted on blogger and posting leaks about what is happening in the Saudi kingdom. Currently the site displays what documents of c...
Screenshot Seems Facebook is not stopping in being the number 1 destination of all things social. As blogs are considered part of the social media universe, looks like Facebook wants to have a strong stand in that arena too. leveraging the social graph it has. After launching facebook Live, today Facebook just announced upgrading Facebook notes with the fo...
Screenshot The time was around 10:00-11:00 pm, the day Thursday April 19th 2010, the first ArabCrunchStart meetup has just concluded in Amman, Jordan. The meetup was planned as a starting point for a series local meetups in Jordan  as a preparation to launch ArabCrunchStart as monthly event in Jordan. I went to check ArabCrunch.com's current visits, it...
Screenshot It is ironic to read that US President Obama said at Hampton University, Virginia,"information has become a distraction that is putting new pressures on the U.S.A. and "democracy." " I do not know who advised Obama to say these words but Social Media has played a major role in Obama's Presidential campaign success bringing him 10s of million...
Screenshot I would like again to congratulate all Arab startups and readers: Since we started ArabCrunch around 2 years ago, we were struggling to find Arab startups or interesting arab tech news to write about, as part of our mission was to let you and the world know about them and inspire Arab geeks to go ahead and just start. Today, we feel there is...
Screenshot If you have a blog or a website with feeds it would be smart to integrate it with the new Buzz in town: Google Buzz. In case you missed the news, Google Buzz is the new social status update service from google that is integrated with Gmail, google maps, Google Reader and all other Google services ( including Mobile app) making it a strong of...
Screenshot Updated. Yesterday, Jordan's high appeal court has decided to extend the reach of Jordan's print and publications law to any electronic medium . The court’s decision, issued last week but published yesterday only today, empowers authorities to prosecute or impose fines on any electronic medium of Publishing from SMS to the Internet user ...
Screenshot Creative Commons (CC) is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to make it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright. CC provides free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work  so others can share, remix, use commercially, or any combination thereof. With this launch, Jeeran CC c...
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