Archive for July, 2009

ShooFeeTV Goes On And Launches Its TV Channel

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

ShooFeeTV has gone on as planned and launched its own television channel, which will air an around-the-clock scrolling guide of programs from more than 150 of the most popular satellite channels on the ArabSat and NileSat platforms. Clips and trailers for upcoming shows and movies will also be aired on the channel, through segments like its ShooFee [...]

Tamakkan! Initiative to Support Young Emirati Entrepreneurs

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Tamakkan!, an initiative aimed at supporting young Emirati entrepreneurs who need industry insight to achieve their business dreams, has been launched by BrandMoxie, a UAE based marketing firm. BrandMoxie has set up Tamakkan! to nurture the spirit of entrepreneurship and provide an informal environment for the development of knowledge sharing and the spirit of mentorship [...]

Seedcamp Week 2009 – Applications Now Open

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Seedcamp Week is an intensive week-long event held in London every September and is targeted at young entrepreneurs from across EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Applications are submitted online and based on these, a judging committee will select up to 20 teams to participate in the event. The focus of this week is around [...]

Watwet Opens Up Their Platform Through Public API

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Watwet, the Arab social networking and micro-blogging platform, has gone on and taken another big step forward by releasing a public API covering the different methods and functionalities of the service. Methods covered include ones to get user and friend timelines, search, follow and unfollow users, retrieve lists of followers and friends, and of course [...]

Blue Ocean Strategy Seminar – July 27th ’09 – Amman (Jordan)

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

The Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship announced a new event, the Blue Ocean Strategy Seminar, which will be held in the Le Meridien hotel, Amman (Jordan) on July 27th 2009 from 5-7 PM. Blue Ocean Strategy, for those who haven’t read the great book (by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne), is about how to [...]

Globalvations.com, A Global Search Engine Focused On Innovation

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Multilingual Global Marketing (MGM), a global consulting firm, just announced the launch Globalvations.com, a new search engine specifically focused on global innovations. The search engine was founded by Malik Laibi, an Algerian entrepreneur currently based in Australia, and developed by SearchChannel, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois. It currently indexes and categorizes thousands of highly relevant [...]

Google Friend Connect Now Available In Arabic

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Google Friend connect, the online service by Google that allows users on the internet to connect with their friends on different websites, and aiming to expand the notions of social networking throughout the web, has just announced that the service is now available in Arabic, in addition to another 46 languages. According to Google, over [...]

Iconty: An Arabic Search Engine For Website Icons

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

Iconty is a new niche Arabic search engine, specifically created for web designers and developers, to provide them with an easy way to search for and find icons to use for certain functions on the websites they are building. Iconty aims to be a central repository for icons, where users can come and search for [...]

Twatweet & TN Labs: Following Tunisians On Twitter

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Over the past year, Twitter has taken off in Tunisia, much like everywhere else in the world, with more and more users getting on board every day, and it becoming a source for instant information and news about what’s going on in the country. To make it easier to follow tweets coming out of Tunisia, [...]

Jawaker Launches Campaign Management Tool For Advertisers

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Jawaker, the online multiplayer card games website that was previously reviewed here, and whose co-founder Mohamad Haj Hasan was interviewed here, has introduced a new feature called the Jawaker Campaigner. Jawaker’s approach to serving ads on its cards games platform has been an interesting and different once from the beginning, with them choosing to move [...]

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