Posts Tagged ‘media’


Screenshot   It is rare to see a media company in the Arab world listed in the stock market or heading for an IPO. However OSN might become the first to do so. Kuwait Projects Co (KIPCO), the country's largest investment company by assets, told Arabian Business on Saturday it had hired financial group Rothschild to advise on an initial public o...
Screenshot Reef for Software Development Inc., the parent company of ShooFeeTV, has announced the acquisition of Jordan based mediaME, one of the largest online community of advertising and media professionals in the Middle East, from MediaScope. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. mediaME serves over 18,000 registered members across t...
Screenshot US government keeps talking about its values of democracy, freedom in general and freedom of press. But when it comes to exposing their own crimes or publishing views of the "other side", freedom of press is not anymore free and one sided view should be the only one "beamed." A confidential US cables from US embassy in Doha, Qatar where Aljazeer...
Screenshot mediaME.com, the news community for advertising and media professionals in the Middle East has launched a free Classifieds service . mediaME Classifieds listings categories cover all aspects of the jobs and freelance markets, featuring Job Postings, Job Seekers, Freelancers and Professional Service Providers with sub-categories for every adv...
Screenshot The Pentagon has asked Wikileaks the site that posted around 90,0000 US military logs of 6 years archive of the war in Afghanistan to do "the right thing" and remove the log. The New Work Times reported that Geoff Morrell, the Pentagon press secretary saying the logs gave Taliban and other militant groups access into US military tactics and...
Screenshot H2O New Media the UAE company that offers social media software and services announced 2 days ago that it has bought out Public Relations firm MILK from Olive Communications FZC in a cash deal. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. With this acquisition, MILK becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of H2O and will be known as H2O MILK. In the ...
Screenshot MBC group on of the largest media companies in the Arab world ( its site is down as of  3GMT) has launched a new Arabic version of its Mobile games call of duty "Call of Duty Modern Warfare Force Recon." selling at an Average of 10 SAR. (2.66645 U.S. dollars.) Since the first Call of Duty mobile release in 2007, the series has sold a c...
Screenshot Arab Sovereign Funds are becoming more active investing in Media and IT companies around the world, on thursday Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has made an investment in Pearson Publishing the owner of Financial Times. LIA bought 3.01% stake in Pearson for $324 Million, making it the 3rd largest share holder. Pearson is listed in the London and ...
Screenshot After closing down since April 2009, PC Magazine Middle East is back, but this time from a new publisher Atlus Publishing Group. The Magazine was in the market for around 16 years and was previously published by DIT Group, a company belonging to the Saudi conglomerate Dabbagh Group. It was closed according to Chris N. Fernando, Managing Editor ...
Screenshot The Arab World boasts close to 24 million broadband Internet users and hosts 474 Free to Air satellite channels. Close to 500 sr. executives will attend Arab Advisors Group’s Sixth Annual Media and Telecommunications Convergence Conference 2009 to discuss market trends/growth strategies, and the boundaries between media and telecom operators. ...
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