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I am a contributing writer and editor for Digital Boom based in Amman, Jordan. I’m covering stories about fast-growing businesses, emerging startups in the Middle East and North Africa as well as entertainment. For news tips, you can reach me at dana@adigitalboom.com
Orange Egypt Debuts Ramadan 2022 With A Real Delight

Orange Egypt Debuts Ramadan 2022 With A Real Delight

Orange Egypt kicked off the Ramadan media race with the late star Soad Hussny's "Egypt sweetheart" movies themes, starred by three of the most...
Throwback: Most Watched Video Ads in Ramadan 2021

Throwback: Most Watched Brand Ads in Ramadan 2021

An entertaining, heartwarming ad is a forgiving excuse to interrupt a good series, especially during Ramadan when people seek comfort after a long day...
Top Anticipated Ramadan 2022 Egyptian Series to Watch

Top Anticipated Ramadan 2022 Egyptian Series to Watch

The holy month of Ramadan, the fasting season for Muslims, is one of the most sacred and spiritual 30 days of the year in...
DailyMealz raises $5M in a pre-Series A round

DailyMealz Raises US$5 Million in a Pre-Series A Round

Saudi Arabia-based healthy food delivery app DailyMealz has raised SAR 20 million ($5 million) in a pre-Series A round. Saudi Airlines Catering, Hala Ventures, MLM...
Netflix to end multiple account sharing

Netflix to end multiple account sharing

Netflix is testing a new feature that will charge a fee to its subscribers who share their accounts with other people outside their homes. This...
Sokowatch raises $125M, rebrands to Wasoko

Sokowatch raises $125M, rebrands to Wasoko

Nairobi-based B2B company that connects informal retailers to manufacturers, Sokowatch, has raised $125 million in Series B funding from Tiger Global and Avenir as...
ChannelEngine raises $50M to help retailers sell through marketplaces

ChannelEngine raises $50M to help retailers sell through marketplaces

ChannelEngine, a platform that helps retailers connect with and sell through more than 200 marketplaces, raises $50M for an operating system that helps retailers...
Perlego raises $50M, aims to build ‘Spotify for textbooks’

Perlego raises $50M, aims to build ‘Spotify for textbooks’

The London online startup Perlego has picked up $50 million to expand its business after seeing its platform boom through Covid-19. The company currently has...
YouTube blocks all channels linked to Russian state media

YouTube takes down channels linked to Russian state media

YouTube took down channels linked to Russian state media such as RT and Sputnik; the company has also suspended all monetization programs for partners...
Starlink stops taking pre-orders in India

Starlink stops taking pre-orders in India, following warning from DoT

Elon Musk-backed Starlink stopped taking pre-orders in India after the Department of Telecommunications had warned that the company has not acquired licenses to provide...