Archive for January, 2010

Altibbi, An Online Arabic Medical & Health Resource

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Altibbi is an online Arabic medical and health resource, that aims to be a one stop destination for Arab users who are interested in researching and finding more about certain medical and health terms and conditions. The portal provides a medical dictionary, medical articles and news, as well as question and answer features. It currently [...]

Fora9, A New Online Job Service For Women

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Fora9 (read ‘Foras’, which means ‘Opportunities’ in Arabic) is a new free online job service out of Kuwait, created for women in the Middle East and North Africa, to make it easier for them to find job opportunities. The idea came to life when the developing company was looking to build a team and faced [...]

Kngine, A New Semantic Web Search Engine

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Kngine is a new semantic web search engine and question answering engine that was launched from Egypt, aiming to provide more meaningful search results to users. Unlike other regular search engines that focus more on the ranking of pages to serve search results to users, Kngine attempts to understand what the user is searching for exactly [...]

Global Technology Forum 2010 – March 18th 2010

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

TechWadi, the leading networking association for Arab American professionals in the Technology industry, has announced a new conference under the title ‘Global Technology Forum 2010‘, which is a conference on entrepreneurship, venture capital, and a new initiative to accelerate the growth of both – in the Middle East as well as other emerging markets. The [...]

Arab World Is A Step Closer To .Arab Domain Names

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

The recent Arab Top Level Domain Names Steering Committee Meetings held in Damascus, Syria, saw the appointment of Mr. Ahmed Al Doseri, the representative of Bahrain’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) as president of the Committee that comprises representatives from the Kingdom of Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen. This Committee is tasked by the [...]

Yallakora Launches Mobile Version of Yallakora TV

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Yallakora, one of the popular sports portals in the region has announced the launch of a mobile version of Yallakora TV, giving users the possibility to access sports news and information, as well as watch match commentary and analysis directly from their mobile phones, while on the go. Yallakora, which is owned and run by [...]

Dubai Tech Nights – February 9th – RIT University (DSO)

Friday, January 15th, 2010

A new tech-oriented initiative is seeing the light in Dubai in the form of meetups under the name of “Dubai Tech Nights” that are planned to be held every month on the second Tuesday of the month. The goal of the event is to get as many techies as possible together in one place to [...]

Taya IT Launches Beta Of Yajeel Content Discovery Portal

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Taya IT, a regional specialist in Enterprise and internet search applications, has announced the beta launch of Yajeel, a new content discovery portal which aims to play the role of an independent gateway to some of the best online content from Arabia. The portal is in Arabic only, and uses Taya IT’s advanced search technologies [...]

ArabNet 2010: Trends and Opportunities in Arab Web Business

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

IBAG, International Business Alliance Group, presents the first edition of a new international conference for the Arab internet industry, ArabNet 2010, under the tagline of “Trends and Opportunities in Arab Web Business.” The conference will be held in Beirut on March 25-26, 2010 with the support of Endeavor Jordan, the Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship, the Syrian [...]

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