Posts Tagged ‘Google’


Screenshot Feedoor, Jordan based Feed management service has moved its servers to Rack Space Cloud. Cloud Computing a set of pooled computing resources, delivered over the web, powered by software. The main benefit of cloud computing is that website owners do not have to spend a lot of money and resources in managing their own servers, in cloud computing they...
Screenshot Jeeran is an interesting Arab internet company because its story resembles the stories you hear about in Silicon Valley (USA): A Tech startup that starts from the founders' garage or dorm and then makes it big (example: HP, Yahoo and Google to name a few.) Jeeran was founded in 2000 by then two Jordanian students and entrepreneurs Omar Kouds...
Screenshot Google had google Answers a questions and answers community site that was based on paying researchers , however that service was shutdown in 2006. In the Arab world Google just entered again the Q&A market with Google Egabat which is still in Beta. (Egabat means answers in Arabic) Egabat differs than Google Answers mainly that anyone c...
Screenshot Google has been serious about the Arab world since around a year, with Arabaizing many of its products or for example launching a controversial google.ps domain for Palestine. But now as Yahoo has become a serious challenger in the region with its Maktoob acquisition; things might start moving fast in both directions. Today Google launched an ...
Screenshot Updates: at the end of the post. Over the years google has been adding many of the world’s local domains like google.co.uk and google.jo in which case they provides localized search results. Today Google added google.ps.  yourname.PS is where domains in occupied Palestine are registered like .com or .co.uk. And according to Google Ara...
Screenshot Yahoo rolled out a preview of its new homepage in U.S. 10 days ago and said will start rolling out to other market this month. Thought it seems the new homepage has already arrived to the Arab world. I spotted the page today on my PC, then asked my friends in Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Algeria to confirm, they all confirmed getting the new hom...
Screenshot NOTE: Linkedin GoDaddy and Google are doing the Blocking NOT  the Government of Sudan.) Update: Linkedin GoDaddy and Google are doing the Blocking NOT  the Government of Sudan. Both Linkedin and Google said before they have to be in compliance with US laws. Google confirmed that nothing has changed from their point. The sanction though do...
Screenshot digg_url = 'http://arabcrunch.com/2009/07/breaking-google-friend-connect-now-supports-47-additional-languages-including-arabic.html'; Update: localize your current member gadget, at the end of the post. Google Friend connect, which aims to bring the social world into all over the web, has just announced adding support to 47 additiona...
Screenshot UPDATE: More details of the deal at the end of the post. WebProNews reports that Google and the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology have signed a $10 million contract regarding business and workforce development in Egypt.  According to the site the deal was signed in Washington D.C during the Egyptian Minister of...
Screenshot Folowen the Jordanian startup which was previously reviewed by ArabCrunch here, has just gone out of private beta, which means people can start using folowen without an invitation code. Folowen is a search tool that uses Google AJAX Search API to help you find profiles of people and organizations in different social media sites (currently 20.) T...
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