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TIEC, Microsoft Present 'Accelerate Your Business' Competition

TIEC, Microsoft Present ‘Accelerate Your Business’ Competition

A chance to win 90,000 EGP and receive Acceleration Program/ Consultation Services in Digital Marketing, Marketing, Finance and Technical from The Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC). The competition is...
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Total Sponsors Rahhala’s Participation at Upcoming Gouna Rally Special 2017

In a special signing ceremony Total Egypt and Rahhala Racing inked a partnership agreement spanning diverse joint activities to be carried out in 2017...
Egypt’s Employment News Bulletin (Feb 13 – 19)

Egypt’s Employment News Bulletin (Feb 13 – 19)

Each week Digital Boom posts available positions within the marketing and advertising industry in Egypt in collaboration with Wuzzuf.com. Email lina@adigitalboom.com with the details of your vacancies...
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Careem Egypt Brings Vertical Video Ads To The Middle East

Careem Egypt produced the fist-ever vertical video ad in the Middle East, introducing its new car types Go and Go+. The leading car booking app emulated...

El3ab.com unleashes its new portal, receives EGP 2M investment from...

El3ab, Egypt’s classic gaming hub, relaunches its portal with more games and with its first ever app based game “Estimation Kings,” with investment from...
Egypt's Employment News Bulletin (Feb 5 - 9)

Egypt’s Employment News Bulletin (Feb 5 – 9)

Each week Digital Boom posts available positions within the marketing and advertising industry in collaboration with Wuzzuf.com. Email lina@adigitalboom.com with the details of your vacancies by 5.00pm...
Pregnant Beyonce breaks Instagram's most liked photo record

Beyonce breaks Instagram’s record for the most liked photo

Beyonce's pregnancy of twins announcement has broken the record for most liked photo on Instagram ever, hitting 7.6 million likes in less than 24 hours (and counting).
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Sky Sports offers more ways than ever to follow Deadline Day

As the January transfer window reaches its final hours, Sky Sports News HQ will offer more ways than ever before for football fans to stay up to date with the latest breaking news.
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Instagram Rolls Out Live Stories Globally

The photo-sharing platform Instagram has make its live stories feature available to its community globally — a new way to connect with friends and followers. To go live, just...
Facebook Introduces New Tools to Help Control Your Information

Facebook Introduces New Tools to Help Control Your Information

Dubai, UAE, 26th January 2017 –  Facebook announced today the launch of the Privacy Basics site, a new resource that makes it easier for...
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Thousands Send Love to Egypt’s Prince of Hearts ‘Mohamed Aboutrika’

Mohamed Aboutrika received thousands of supportive posts on social media following a decision by authorities to add him to an official "terror list" on charges...
Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Administrative court rejected on Monday a government plan to transfer two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, in a final ruling that prompted...
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Snickers latest in-store campaign pulled off the shelves in Saudi

In Saudi? Feeling hungry? You may have to wait a little longer to grab a bite of your favorite Snickers. The snack brand, which...
Meryl Streep, Meryl Streep fires up Golden Globes with anti-Trump message

Meryl Streep fires up Golden Globes with anti-Trump message

At the Golden Globes, Meryl Streep gets political with anti-Trump message: "Join me in supporting the committee to protect journalists." Watch Meryl Streep's Powerful Speech
Dorra Endorses Juhayna Pure’s Pomegranate

Dorra Endorses Juhayna Pure’s Pomegranate

Tunisian actress Dorra Zarouk joined Juhayna Pure as a brand ambassador, making her appearance at the kick-off event of the new Pomegranate flavor. “Proud to...
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Influencers Cheer for Egypt’s National Team

Top influencers called on their followers to support Egypt's national team ahead of the 2017 Cup of African Nations in an anonymous campaign using the hashtag #شجع_مصر_تكسب (cheer for...
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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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