Areeb: A Free Arabic E-Learning Project Providing Video Lessons

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Areeb School is a new non-profit educational project for the Arab world, which aims to provide good education for all Arabic speakers, at different stages of their lives and covering various topics and natural sciences. The site aims to  explain the various scientific subjects of mathematics, physics, chemistry and others in a simplified and easy [...]

Mobily Launches Developers Community To Enrich Arabic Mobile Applications & Content

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Saudi Arabia’s second mobile operator Mobily (Etihad Etisalat) has launched a new project dubbed “Mobily Developers Community” that aims to help developers build mobile applications and software that support Arabic content. It’s been a hot topic in almost every web or mobile event in the region that there is a big lack in Arabic applications [...]

Arab World: Current State Of The Internet & Future Growth

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Over the past few days, a number of articles sprung up about reports and predictions that have been announced by various parties, analyzing where the Internet stands today in the Arab world, and where they see it a few years from now. Here is a quick straight-forward round-up of these opinions, reports and projections: Present [...]

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 [...]

More Arabic Websites From The Gulf, But Few Visitors?

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Arabic websites based in the Gulf are increasing in number but the locals are not using them much, according to experts discussing “Investing in Future Media” at the TMT Finance and Investment 2009 forum that was recently held at Sharq Village hotel in Doha, Qatar. The opening presentation at the forum expressed concern over the [...]

eSpace Integrating Yamli Transliteration Technology In Popular Online Text Editors

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

eSpace, the Egyptian software company behind services like meOwns and weNear, has been a supporter of the advancement of Arabic content on the web, through contributing to Wikimania2008 in Egypt and other various activities, in their attempt to realize the true potential of one of the World’s most spoken languages. The company is currently taking another [...]

Google Launches Knol In Arabic As One Of The First Languages Worldwide

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Google has just launched their service Knol in Arabic, as one of the first languages supported by the language worldwide. Knol is a new service from Google that in some way competes with Wikipedia, it is a free tool encouraging people to write articles about the things they know about most, and that they’re considered [...]

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