Posts Tagged ‘Yahoo Middle East’


Screenshot Yahoo announced that it is closing its Dubai office its last office in the Arab world or Middle East after closing its offices in Amman and Cairo. Communicate Middle East said that There have been talks of the company shutting down its Middle East operations since January 2015 when it cut its staff down by half. Communicate reached out t...
Screenshot  Vyu, Inc., a company developing a personalized guide to entertainment that helps viewers follow, share and discover TV and video via their mobile devices, today announced it has raised $825,000 in seed funding to continue developing its products and launch its apps globally beginning with the US and Middle East mark...
Screenshot Yahoo Middle East has closed it office in Cairo and fired all its employees at the office. We do not know why they did so? But we will contact yahoo to get more details. Update: Yahoo! has sent us the following statement: " Official Media Statement – October 23: Today, Yahoo announced that we plan to close our Cairo office at the end...
Screenshot Ahmed Nassef who was general manager of Maktoob and become Yahoo Middle East boss and VP Yahoo, after Yahoo’s acquisition of Maktoob, has quite his job to launch his new social TV startup Telfaz. Nassef has joined forces with Tamer Rashad, former head of Merrill Lynch Middle East & Africa to launch the new business, which will offer affordab...
Screenshot Yahoo Maktoob is spending ad dollars on advertisements being displayed on Taxi cars in Cairo Egypt. Seems the Arabic branch of Yahoo wants to push more into mainstream Egyptians. The ad asks Egyptians to make Yahoo Maktoob their default home page to access Yahoo mail Facebook and so-forth. Yahoo has recently redirected its homepage in th...
Screenshot We reported last month that Yahoo is shutting down around 27 sites, since then the NASDAQ listed company has been doing a number of cleanups and introducing further integration between Maktoob sites and Yahoo services and Yahoo's corporate look and feel. The 27 sites  that Yahoo Maktoob will shutdown were all in Arabic, but today while hit...
Screenshot UPDATE: Ahmed Nassef, VP and managing director of Yahoo! Middle East told ArabCrunch that there will be No dropping of brand name 'Maktoob'," hence the naming of the brand Yahoo! Maktoob. The new brand will be the integration of both." Following Yahoo's announcement of shuting down around 26 Maktoob websites, Yahoo! Middle East has today ma...
Screenshot Yahoo! Middle East has today announced the official opening of its new offices in Dubai, UAE and Amman, Jordan. Rich Riley, who joined 1999 when Yahoo! acquired the start up company he co-founded and serve as the Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Yahoo! in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) has travelled to the region in or...
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