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Though it’s been tried by Arab
companies before, and failed, French startup Trekea Media,
Inc. is expanding their real-time mobile t...
Coauthored with Mazen Aly, Egyptian Artificial
Intelligence Ph.D. student at Max Planck Computer Research
Institute in Germany.
“We’re the only game where the Arabic
player can identify with his own culture, his own history, and say
‘I’m one of the heroes’ instead of...
Fast food market sales in Saudi Arabia are expected to grow to
$4.5 billion by 2015. Although Saudi youth are
increasingly inclined to make...
The business of home maintenance and repairs in Saudi
Arabia is an archaic morass. The current system is utterly
unorganized and a task as...
It might not
surprise you that one of Lebanon's earliest
mobile app development companies was built by two AUB graduates.
While Android is still the
most popular operating system in terms of global sales,
followed next by iOS, Nokia is dominating the biggest...
Did you know that 28% of Arab internet users prefer social
media as their main source of news? Individuals worldwide are
Mobile Show Middle East is an opportunity to meet the
world’s leaders, disrupters and challengers of the mobile ecosystem
iOS application ReachFast started as a weekend
vacation project, and ended up a sudden success. When Lebanese
Many entrepreneurs need to find ways to more easily manage their
expenses, especially when balancing a new startup with daily life.
Android continues to be the world's favorite operating system, accounting for 64% of smartphone sales in the first quarter of 2013. As of ...
This short report, by Froot Apps, shows how the 22 million smartphone users in the Arab world are consuming phones and downloading apps in ...
Game developers across the Arab world are
picking up steam, but recent releases by mobile developers in
Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt show...
In Silicon Valley, the race is on to build a better mobile news
summarizer. Google is the latest to make a move, with its...
The Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey (Image via Travel Busy)As Turkey's economy grew from $200 billion in 2011 to almost $800 billion ...
Note: this piece has been adapted from the Arabic original.
To help the Egyptian economy recover from the revolution, the
One of the most heated panels at ArabNet last
week was the Mobile Music panel, which brought together 3 major
music streaming services in...
As Zynga looks to make a comeback by focusing on mobile,
developers in the Middle East may want to take notes on its tips
have launched a new iPhone application for football lovers in the
Arab region. The Arabic iOS app, called Maktoob Football...
Apply to the PitchFest by March 29th to pitch your mobile app in a private session with investors, judges, mentors, and a select group of...
Silicon Valley game developer Lumba (which means light bulb in
Arabic) recently released mobile game Desert Tycoon for iOS,
Many entrepreneurs today need to store, edit and sometimes share
their digital files across multiple platforms;...