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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...
Napata wins PepsiCo Social Impact Competition during AMWAJ Forum in Amman

Napata wins PepsiCo Social Impact Competition during AMWAJ Forum in Amman

AMWAJ (“waves” in English) is an international sustainability and entrepreneurship forum organized by PepsiCo and Revolve Media focused on offering socially innovative ideas, sharing...
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eldolar.live One Place for Dollar Exchange Rate in All Egyptian Banks

Since floating the pound, Egyptians are more eager to know the dollar exchange rates everyday. But it's really annoying to open different banks' websites...
Wael Fakharany joins Careem as Managing Director Egypt and Senior VP

Wael Fakharany joins Careem as Managing Director Egypt and Senior VP

Wael Fakharany joined Careem as Managing Director Egypt and Senior Vice President Government Relationship, after 16 years of leadership positions with Google Egypt, MEA, Emitac Group, 3Com and Wireless Dynamics. https://twitter.com/mowael/status/771314948601368576 Wael joined Google in 2008,...
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MyTrustedWill.com builds life bridges after death

Nearly 2.6 million people dying annually in the United States, Entrepreneurs see an opportunity to innovate. A new U.S. tech-startup, MyTrustedWill, is hoping to capture...
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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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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...
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TETHER, TVTAG mobile apps bring ‘never seen before’ user experience to mobile media

Cairo, Dubai – Out of the turmoil and challenging times that Egypt went through post its revolution in 2011 and at a time where...
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Uber Testing Cash Payment in Cairo

Uber Cairo rolled out a cash payment option for its riders in Cairo to make it more accessible "Simply choose the cash option, take a ride...
Sir Magdi Yacoub’s Auctioned Tie Heals Hearts

Sir Magdi Yacoub’s Auctioned Tie Heals Hearts

Egypt’s first mobile-based charity auction raised EGP 26,000 for renowned heart surgeon Sir Magdi Yacoub’s tie, which he donated to raise funds for the...
Careem Announces Surprise Integration of 42,000 White Taxis in Egypt, New white taxis are seen on a road in downtown Cairo

Careem Announces Surprise Integration of 42,000 White Taxis in Egypt

New service to be launched after Eid Al Adha as a dispatching service with a nominal fee. Careem announced today their plans for integrating more...

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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Under-25s start-up bringing unique e-payment services to Egypt’s fintech

It is a cool surprise for anyone after discovering that the team behind recently smart electronic payment methods in Egypt, their eldest member is 25. “Looking around,...

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...

Tether adds ‘Gracenote’ music recognition features to power better music discovery

itagit technologies has signed a multi-territory music licensing deal with Gracenote to power two new features in its TETHER music discovery mobile app.  With...

Apple launches its Twitter account ahead of #AppleEvent

Apple has launched its official Twitter account ahead of the iPhone 7 launch. You can follow @Apple for its first tweet tonight and get more...
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Using technology to give people access to mental health professionals

Although Egypt's mental health policy was formulated back in 1978, the Egyptian government only spends 2% of its already meager national healthcare budget (3.4%...
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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...
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Data Recovery Services to the Rescue

The idea of going to switch on your laptop only to have nothing happen or your ability to access your files compromised is a...
How Vezeeta Makes Doctor's Visits Easier in Egypt

How Vezeeta Makes Doctor’s Visits Easier in Egypt

The process of going to a doctor in Egypt is very complicated 1- Searching for a good doctor in Egypt is a hard and hectic...
Coca-Cola Selfie Bottle Party in Israel Goes Viral

Coca-Cola Selfie Bottle Party in Israel Goes Viral

Coca-Cola Israel teamed up with creative agency Gefen Team to bring a new campaign called "The World's First Selfie Bottle". They attached a camera-equipped base to...
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Monetize Your Digital Product Through T-Pay

T-Pay is a new online payment method, introduced to the MENA region. T-Pay enables users to pay for their online memberships, apps, in app-purchases, online...
Weekly Digest: Twitter Dashboard App, Facebook Decreases Organic Reach, Apple to buy Tidal, More

Weekly Digest: Twitter Dashboard App, Facebook Decreases Organic Reach, Apple to Buy Tidal, More

Big week for Twitter, Facebook, Google and Apple but major bad news for Tesla. Here's a list of 10 most interesting updates and new...

Must Get: Moment App For iPhone

Moment app is an iOS app that automatically tracks how much you use your iPhone and iPad each day. If you’re using your phone too much, you can set daily limits on yourself and...
Create Stunning Social Media Designs With Adobe Post Mobile App

Create Stunning Social Media Designs With Adobe Post Mobile App

Adobe launched a new mobile app to create stunning Social Media posts in order to be easier for Social Media professionals to make their own...

Africa’s TA telecom Wins Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award

Competing with hundreds of innovative companies, TA telecom is the only African-headquartered tech company to win the Red Herring Top 100 Europe award –...
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Opera integrates built-in AdBlocker in Opera Mini, desktop

Oslo, Norway - May 4, 2016 – A native ad blocker is integrated into both the stable version of the Opera browser for computers, as...

Viber Launches Full End-to-End Encryption and ‘Hidden Chats’

Viber, one of the world’s leading messaging apps with more than 711 million unique users worldwide, today announces complete end-to-end encryption across all devices...
UBER hits Sahel with its safe and affordable rides

UBER hits Sahel with its safe and affordable rides

Starting Today, Tuesday, July 5th, Uber will be in Sahel to put an end to the hassle hopping around between compounds. Safe and affordable rides all...
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Apple Event: iOS 9 will be available to download on September 16

Apple announced today in the company's September event that ios 9 will be available to download worldwide on the 16th of September. As usual, registered...
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Apple Shuts Down Topsy, Permanently

In case you're trying to access www.topsy.com and always get redirected to Apple support page, here's the bad news: Apple has shut down Topsy, the social research...
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13 Apps to Make the Most of RiseUp Summit 2015

RiseUp Summit 2015, how would you make the most of your entrepreneurship fest experience? You’re probably following hashtag #RiseUp15 on social networks, but if you want to get...
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Discover the Russian innovation ecosystem

Meet Innovation Russia (MIR) offers the opportunity during three days to meet the main actors of innovation in Russia. This third edition will lead...
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What is Twitter Dashboard and How Can Brands Utilize It?

We’ve talked before on how conversational Twitter is, and how brands can join and create more conversation using Twitter Conversational Cards, that being said,...
Whatsapp releases desktop app for windows and mac

Whatsapp releases desktop app for windows and mac

In 2014 Whatsapp introduced a web access to its app mirroring your phone's chat conversations for a faster access. Yesterday, Whatsapp released its native desktop...
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Uber Makes Everyone Think

Uber, the little App on your smartphone is in 57 countries and makes more revenue than most rental car companies in major airports across...
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Uber Egypt reaches record of 30,000 drivers, commits to EGP 500 million investment

Cairo, Egypt, 14 August 2016 – A record 30,000 Cairenes are now using Uber to earn money as they drive, making the Egyptian capital the...
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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...
7 Tips to Improve Your iPhone Performance

7 Tips to Improve Your iPhone Performance

Almost everyone i know is facing problems after upgrading their iPhone (s) to the iOS 9 generation. I was wondering if there is something we can do to boost...
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Google Logo Has Been Changed

Google has announced today a major change in google logo and branding across all products, destinations and platforms. The new logo and branding show you...
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Lexus Hoverboard Is Now Alive!

YES! Lexus hover board is now real. Lexus made every child who was born in the 80's dream's come true. Introducing the Lexus Hoverboard https://youtu.be/7zTCgMPZRuo The Lexus...
5 things that matter this week for digital media people

5 things that matter this week for digital media people

Snapchat "Memories" might change the way people perceive the video-sharing app, Google took a progressive step toward live-steaming, Facebook Messenger is evolving day after...

Introducing “Facebook Paper”

Facebook is introducing Facebook Paper, a new app that helps users explore and share stories from friends and populare news sources.
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Weekly Digest: Apple ‘AirPods’ is coming, Amazon sponsors FC Barcelona, Facebook new layout for...

Big week for tech giants, Apple "AirPods" is coming maybe this fall alongside with iPhone 7, Amazon agreed with FC Barcelona on a sponsorship contract, ZTE...
Kan Ya Makan: empowering young people for community change

Kan Ya Makan: empowering young people for community change

Akhbarak.net, Think Tank Egypt, Kan Ya Makan Project, Waseela in collaboration with the British Council Egypt launched a new campaign called “Kan Ya MaKan” in order to empower...
Waslet Kheir's Charity Card Helps Shoppers Donate

Waslet Kheir’s Charity Card Helps Shoppers Donate

Giving to charity is becoming easier and more accessible to Egypt's shop goers through a new donations card introduced by Waslet Kheir. Kart El Kheir...
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The New Apple Watch: new colors, materials, features

Apple announced today in its September event new additions to its Apple Watch to be more personalized, with new colors, materials, and advanced capabilities,...
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The Lexus Hoverboard is finally here

Lexus has been teasing us for 2 months now with the flying Hoverboard, today, the company released a video on youtube and Facebook revealing...

TA Telecom Backs Young Entrepreneurs at RiseUp

Eager to drive the Egyptian economy and encourage innovative business ideas, TA Telecom will connect with thousands of ambitious entrepreneurs at Egypt’s largest three-day...
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Africa’s Vision For Education, How it Will Become Reality

More than 1200 international education and technology experts, advisers and investors will gather in Cairo in May to discuss how to turn the African...

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