Watwet’s New Version With Twitter Link, Channels And Better Language Support

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Watwet, the Arab social networking and micro-blogging platform, has released a new version of their web application code named ‘Suzie’, and with it come a bunch of really interesting new features. With the recent migration to the Rails 2.2 framework, they’ve worked on better language support on Watwet, which translates into better handling of Arabic [...]

Meedan Cross-Language Dialogue Platform Launches Open Beta

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

Meedan, a non-profit social technology company which aims to increase cross-language interaction on the web, has just launched their service into beta.

Interview With Habib Haddad, Co-Founder Of Language Analytics LLC. / Yamli

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Continuing our series of interviews with Arab entrepreneurs, we bring you our interview with Habib Haddad, co-founder of Language Analytics LLC., the company that brought us Yamli, the cool web-based transliteration tool that solves the problem of many Arab users who don’t have an Arabic keyboard or who aren’t as comfortable typing in Arabic.

Do Arab Startups Really Need An Arabic Interface? [Poll Results]

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

In the latest poll on StartUpArabia, the question to the readers was: Do Arab startups really need an Arabic interface? The result of reader voting came out as follows: – 41% of readers thought it was preferable for the website to have an Arabic interface. – 32% of the readers thought it was a must. [...]

Yamli Wins “Best Web Technology Award”

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Press Release: Online tool that enables the transliteration of Arabic using English characters wins prestigious web award Yamli.com wins “best Web technology award” within year of launch CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – May 14th, 2008 — Language Analytics, LLC, a software startup, has won “Best Web Technology Award” during the 4th Year Pan Arab Web Awards 2008 [...]

Yamli Enable Advertising In Their Language Tool

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

More news from Yamli, the cool web-based tool that solves the problem of Arab users who don’t have an Arabic keyboard or who aren’t as comfortable typing in Arabic; They have come up with an interesting way to start generating revenue with their tool: they enabled advertising on their Yamli editor menus. The ads are [...]

SouqElArab Partners With Yamli For Better User Experience

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Press Release: SouqElArab.com partners with Yamli.com to offer a unique user experience for Arabs Amman, May 6, 2008 The Arab social Web shopping portal, SouqElArab.com has partnered with Yamli.com, which offers tools that allows easy access and expand the Arabic Web, to offer Arabs the facility that allows Arabic speakers to write Arabic using English [...]

Do Arab Startups Really Need An Arabic Interface? [Poll]

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

A new poll has gone live on StartUpArabia, you can find it on the first sidebar on the right or vote straight from this post. This poll’s question is quite specific to Arab startups, and it asks: Do Arab startups really need an Arabic interface? Is it really a necessity? For each and every startup? [...]

Language Analytics Release Yamli API

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Language Analytics, the company behind Yamli, the really cool web-based tool that solves the problem of Arab users who don’t have an Arabic keyboard or who aren’t as comfortable typing in Arabic, by enabling them to type Arabic words out phonetically using English characters, and then converts these transliterations into Arabic characters, have recently released [...]

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