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Watch Dubai New Year's Eve fireworks live on Twitter

Watch Dubai New Year’s Eve fireworks live on Twitter

Twitter announced today that they are partnering with global property developer Emaar to live-stream the New Year’s Eve firework displays in Dubai. The live stream will...
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Nile FM reaches two million followers on Twitter

On Thursday, Cairo based radio station Nile FM reached two million followers on Twitter – making it the most followed radio station account in...
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Breaking News website, app are shutting down

Breaking News website and mobile app will stop providing updates and alerts on Dec. 31. The parent company, NBC News, has decided to shut down the...
Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard

Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard

An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked and diverted to Malta where it landed on Friday, Maltese media reported. The Airbus A320...
A Look Back at UBER Egypt in 2016: Top Driver, Riders and More Data

A Look Back at UBER Egypt in 2016: Top Driver, Riders and More Data

Cairo remains UBER’s fastest growing city across EMEA region, the company reached over 40,000 drivers a month, from 2000 at the same time last year. UBER...
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Today is the shortest day of the year, winter solstice

Today Dec. 21 marks the winter solstice, which represents the shortest day and longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere. What exactly is...
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Huawei Nova Plus Triggers Egypt’s True Potential

The young artist sprays Cairo’s walls with brisk colors creating three dimensional graffiti murals, while the bold young woman drives a race car crossing...
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Vodafone Egypt Brings Generations Together, Unlocks 4G Power

With Egypt’s popular celebrities passing on experience to their rising younger peers, Vodafone Egypt launched its 4G service today showing how power can transmit...
Anonymous Instagram campaign goes viral in Egypt, جيل بيكمل جيل

Anonymous Instagram campaign goes viral in Egypt

We spotted an anonymous viral campaign on Instagram in Egypt! We still don't know who is behind it but we're on it! Check out...

Facebook Messenger builds a new in-app camera for Snapchat-style selfies

Facebook Messenger rolled out a new in-app camera that includes features like facial masks, photo filters and stickers. See Also: 📸 Instagram reaches 600 million users...
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Instagram now has more than 600 million monthly active instagrammers

Facebook-owned photo sharing app Instagram now has more than 600 million monthly active users. Instagram made the announcement of the new milestone on its...
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Instagram now lets you save posts to revisit later

Facebook's Instagram has released a new feature which enables users to save posts for later, right from the feed. The feature was first introduced...
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Shezlong offers free psychotherapy sessions for cathedral attack victims

Shezlong the pioneering startup launched yesterday a Nobel campaign that shows a sense of responsibility and support towards the Egyptian community. The Egyptian mental health...
A15, Careem Empower Tech Startups in Egypt

A15, Careem Empower Tech Startups in Egypt

A15, the leading technology investor, announced a strategic partnership with Careem, the car-hailing app and one of the fastest growing startups in the Middle...
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Careem Deploys Free Rescue Rides Post Cathedral Attack, Uber Joins Forces

Careem Egypt has launched a new nationwide initiative, offering free rides to all hospitals in Egypt for blood donation, in light of today's explosion inside...
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At least 25 killed in blast inside Cairo’s Coptic cathedral

An explosion inside Cairo's Coptic cathedral killed at least 25 people, most of them women, and injured 49, Egypt's state television said. Security sources told...
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Top global moments, live videos on Facebook in 2016

Facebook has released its top moments of 2016 in its Year in Review list, which highlights the most talked about stories, events, and trends...
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Twitter Year in Review 2016 is Out

Twitter wrapped up what happened in 2016 in a 3-minute video – highlighting the top global tweeted about topics in politics, events, crises, sports tournaments,...
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WhatsApp to end support for millions of phones in 2017

  World's most popular messaging app, WhatsApp has some tough decisions and it's really bad news for many people. The Facebook-owned company, WhatsApp announced that its mobile app...
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Egyptian Mohamed Abo El Fotouh among 50 most influential digital marketing leaders

Mohamed Abo El Fotouh, Senior Consumer Engagement Manager, MENA Digital & Media, PepsiCo has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Global Digital Marketing...
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Confirmed: Coldplay will be live in Abu Dhabi this New Year’s Eve

Coldplay will play a gig on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31 at du Arena on Yas Island as part of their A Head Full...
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Hussein M. Dajani among the 50 most influential digital marketing leaders

With over 15 years of marketing experience, Hussein M. Dajani, Chief Operating Office, hug digital, has secured a position in the 50 most influential...
Qatar hit by heavy rain with widespread flooding [in pictures]

Qatar hit by heavy rain with widespread flooding [in pictures]

Rainfall caused widespread flooding in Qatar on Saturday, several major roads were flooded, prompting official warnings. "As the rain continues to pour in most parts...
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Instagram notifies you when someone screenshots your DMs

Instagram has rolled out a new update which sends a notification to you when someone screenshots your direct messages. The update comes in light of the new...

Careem Officially Integrates Water-Travel Option to its Application

Cairo, November 24th, 2016 -- Careem has announced a new collaboration with the “WATER TAXI” service today, offering a new “car-type” that allows clients...
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Instagram launches Live video and messages

Instagram rolled out two big new features, live video on Instagram Stories and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct.. Putting...
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Russian authorities block access to Linkedin

Russia blocked access to LinkedIn as it was in violation of a law requiring that the data of Russian users is stored in Russia....
Orange partners with Jumia in Egypt

Orange announces partnership with Jumia for exclusive offers

Jumia Egypt announced the Black Friday campaign this month to celebrate its commitment to delivering the best deals across the country – Starts 14th of...
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FC Barcelona drops Qatar Airways logo from jerseys next season

Starting next season, Japanese retailer Rakuten will replace Qatar Airways as the main global partner of the Spanish football team FC Barcelona, the club announced yesterday...
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Google, Facebook ban fake news websites from advertising revenues, but is it enough?

Google said it's working on changes to stop websites making money via Adsense. Facebook announced it would not serve ads in apps or websites "containing...
secure video calling on WhatsApp

WhatsApp adds secure video calling amid privacy concerns

One of the world’s most popular means of communication, WhatsApp, is adding fully encrypted video calling to its messaging app on Monday, a move...
UAE visa via mobile

Apply for UAE visa using DVPC app

DVPC (Dubai Visa Processing Centre) has launched a mobile app, which allows applicants from any location in the world to apply for a UAE...
alibaba $17.8 billion sales

Alibaba’s ‘Singles Day’ sale hit a record of $17.8bn in one day

E-commerce giant Alibaba has beaten its sales record for its annual Singles Day event. The company said sales this year had reached 121bn yuan ($18bn;...
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Brightest ‘Supermoon’ in 70 years on Monday

The biggest and brightest "supermoon" for almost 70 years will shine over the Earth on Monday. Astronomers say that is because the moon will be...
New to Instagram Stories: Boomerang, Mentions and Links

New to Instagram Stories: Boomerang, Mentions and Links

Instagram introduced mentions and Boomerangs in Instagram Stories, and are also starting to test links inside some stories. Here’s the rundown of what’s new...
Tim Cook’s Email To Apple Employees After Donald Trump’s Election

Tim Cook’s Email To Apple Employees After Donald Trump’s Election

Apple chief executive, Tim Cook sent a memo to Apple employees, in reaction to the US presidential election results – Reported BuzzFeed News In the...
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AWstreams wins Aéropostale Egypt Pitch

AWstreams has been chosen by Aéropostale among other pitchers to be the digital marketing agency managing Aéropostale Egypt. AWstreams starts their activity with pre-launching social...
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Wins the 2016 Election, The World in Shock

Donald Trump was elected America's 45th president Tuesday, an extremely surprising victory for a businessman and political newbie who took advantage of racial tensions on his...
SocialDice UAE

UAE Startup ‘SocialDice’ Welcomes Global and Regional Investors

DUBAI - SocialDice, a regional startup that offers an innovative digital hiring solution for SMEs in MENA, announced that it recently closed a second...
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Egypt to raise fuel prices from midnight

Egypt was set to raise mainstream fuel prices by up to 78 percent from midnight on Friday, an Oil Ministry source told Reuters, in...
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Mirum launches in Middle East and Africa to do What’s Next

On 1 November, Mirum will launch in the Middle East and Africa, bringing together three regional digital power houses, Cleartag, HeathWallace and Quirk. Renowned...
Quake measuring 6.6 magnitude strikes central Italy

Quake measuring 6.6 magnitude strikes central Italy

An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude struck in central Italy on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or...
Schneider Electric teams with hug digital in MENAP Region

Schneider Electric teams with hug digital in MENAP Region

Dubai, UAE – Following a competitive multi-agency pitch, leading regional digital agency hug digital announced on October 25 securing the digital business of global energy...
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Twitter to shut down Vine and cut staff

Twitter is cutting about 9 per cent of its employees worldwide. It is also shutting down Vine, a mobile video app where people share short video...
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Mazady’s iPhone 7 Auction Closes at EGP 7,800

Egypt’s first mobile-based auction service, Mazady, said Wednesday its auctioned iPhone 7 was sold for EGP 7,800 at 42 percent off its market value. Mazady...
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Mazady Auctions iPhone 7 for EGP 1,500 in Egypt

Are you sick and tired of skyrocketing iPhone 7 prices? Want to buy the phone of the year without having to pay the EGP...
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Mohammed Shaker to represent Jordan at Red Bull Car Park Drift finals

Amman – Expo Land on airport road was home to this year’s Red Bull Car Park Drift, as Mohammed Shaker clinched the winning title and...
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Etisalat, Vodafone sign 4G license deals in Egypt

Reuters – Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat Misr have signed license deals allowing them to operate fourth-generation (4G) mobile services in Egypt, the country's telecoms...
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Orange Egypt signs 4G licence deal worth $484 million

Reuters – Orange Egypt signed a licence deal on Thursday, paying $484 million to operate fourth-generation mobile phone services in the country of 90...
Snapchat to open its Middle East office in Dubai this November

Snapchat to open its Middle East office in Dubai this November

Social media network Snapchat is set to enter the Middle East region with the opening of an office in Dubai. The office, which is...

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