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When we last checked in with Addy last summer, the startup was generating buzz after debuting at Stanford’s StartX Demo Day for its...
A new report by PayPal takes a comprehensive look at statistics and trends in e-commerce in the Middle East, specifically the UAE, Saudi...
The idea that mobile is the future of e-commerce isn’t new, but it
may surprise some to learn that shoppers in the Gulf already p...
Although some have joked that the
“c” in Apple’s new plastic iPhone 5c stands for “cheap” (it really
stands for “colors”) the device f...
This piece is part of a new series on the
challenges of young entrepreneurs who are bootstrapping their
startups. If you know someone who's...
After visiting their offices, I was surprised that Lebanese app company apps2you never made it big in the media. Powered by...
This piece was originally published on the Huffington Post.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) should take advantage of its...
Smartphones have brought photography, a once
secondary feature in cellphones, to the center of the industry’s
evolution, creating ripe o...
You saw the news yesterday: smartphones are
outselling feature phones globally.
As of Q2 2013, smartphone sales now account for...
Ever since Birdy Nam Nam launched in August 2011, to reach
100,000 downloads on its first day, 450,000 times in its first
month, and 1.5...
When considering expansion, many entrepreneurs in the region are
turning their eyes towards Asian markets, which are seen as
Last month saw a barrage of mobile app development contests
across Morocco. Three weeks after Méditel announced the winners of its ...
Since the days of the clunky first Motorola DynaTAC handheld phone released in 1983, cellphone sales have progressively exploded across ...
UPDATE: Cairo-based startup Instabug, a Flat6Labs
graduate, has been accepted into the first Google for
Do you have plans to maintain a healthy
lifestyle during Ramadan? Those who are can find advice on a
variety of Arabic online portals and...
The number of those who watch video entertainment via computer
may soon be overrun by users who prefer to watch their favorite
Video On Demand
Finding the right platform for online
and mobile payment continues to be one of the top challenges for
Arab startups selling online. Over...
“Even though we have a mobile penetration rate of 109% in the Middle East, I still see room for growth,” says Amr Shady, the founder of TA ...
With daily deals potentially on the
decline, the time might be ripe for a return to basic
GO is a new mobile...