Posts Tagged ‘web 2.0’


Screenshot Update: this site might be of a security risk, the site marketing personnel refused to provide us with his full  name or send us more details related  to security. They finally responded and here is the update: Update 2: We got this response from Dushare marketing team: How do you close the connection? 1. The connection is closed as s...
Screenshot Sukar a private shopping club that offers on a weekly bases from well known brands at discount rates up to 70% has started offering delivery to Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon. It was available before only in UAE. Sukar was launched end of last April. Jabbar group is the majority owner of Sukar, the other e-commerce company that Jabbar owns is Souq....
Screenshot Update: Kzalek was on private beta, the download link has expired, sorry for late update it was  a miss communication with its founder. Last month, I nagged and was wondering why the current Twitter AIR based Desktop apps such as TweetDeck and Seesmic do not support Arabic text on Mac or Linux? But now I can breathe the sigh of relief. ( Arabi...
Screenshot Thanks to God, after a long wait, with an excuse or no excuse and in compliance with the popular demand, your blog AC announces today the launch of "ArabCrunch Arabic Edition which will be the first Arabic blog that focus on tech startups, entrepreneurship, social media and mobile news and views and is based on citizen journalism. Citizen Journalis...
Screenshot Around a week ago, my friend explained to me how cool friendfeed is, and explained to me how its founders are open to its users and engaged with them. That raised my respect to friendfeed and I started using it more often than just linking my Twitter account to it. You probably heard the news that Facebook has just acquired friendfeed and yo...
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 User generated locations directory for places in Dubai, Places.ae, which ArabCrunch reviewed last year here, has launched recently a new service that allows you to send an email and get requested information right to your email inbox, a concept that is similar to what an IVR system can do but via email. This service is useful and saves time, si...
Screenshot Social Networking and video portal site d1g.com, which allows users to share, discuss, and distribute rich online content, has tapped into the knowledge and expertise of online data mining and data strategist, Dr. Usama Fayyad, appintement is a big win for D1g.com.  Dr. Usama Fayyad served as Yahoo!’s Chief Data Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Screenshot 2 days ago Facebook announced on the homepage (once logged in) that face book in English UK is available. The drop down menu offered an array of  international languages including Arabic as beta. Before Arabic was only available in the facebook’s translation app. Now it is an option for any user to add it without installing the app. The in...
Screenshot My take is short this event was inspired by TechCrunch 50 and DEMO events and Mashable meetups, it is bringing a mix of both of them to the Arab World. Bellow is the press release pleas repost in your blog/website, and do not forget to embed the badges found here  in your blog too, to spread the word about this event and the great Arab startups wh...
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