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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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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...
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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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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Radio.Garden Live Map of The Globe’s Radio Stations

Radio.garden is a new radio aggregator service, that enables you to live streaming radio stations of your choice across the globe using map.Select any region...

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 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...

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...
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TETHER, TVTAG mobile apps bring ‘never seen before’ user experience to...

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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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,...
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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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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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RiseUp Summit 2016 partners with Facebook bot technology for attendees

RiseUp Summit 2016 has partnered with Elves, the first Facebook chatbot application in Egypt, to create customized, concierge experiences for over 5000 participants expected...

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...
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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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...
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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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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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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%...
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...
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/771314948601368576Wael joined Google in 2008,...

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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Uber Egypt reaches record of 30,000 drivers, commits to EGP...

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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Weekly Digest: Apple ‘AirPods’ is coming, Amazon sponsors FC Barcelona, Facebook...

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...
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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,...
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Zain Telecom interested in Egypt 4G license

Kuwaiti mobile operator Zain has expressed interest in acquiring a fourth-generation license in Egypt, a senior telecommunications ministry official said on Sunday - Reported Reuters.Its...
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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...
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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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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...
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...
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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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...
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Egyptian Inventors Win 10 Medals at International Exhibition of Inventions of...

Egyptian inventors returned home with 10 medals, seven gold, two bronze and one silver in appreciation of their important inventions in the 44th International Exhibition...

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...
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...
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...
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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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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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T-Pay is Taking Part at Mobile World Congress 2016

"T-PAY participated in GSMA Mobile World Congress, from 22-28 February, held in Barcelona because T-PAY wanted to show that they are ready to for the international...
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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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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...
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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...
Red Herring Global Top 100 Award Crowns TA Telecom’s Innovation Efforts

Red Herring Global Top 100 Award Crowns TA Telecom’s Innovation Efforts

Recognized for technological innovation in the analytics and mobile industry, TA Telecom is the only African and Arab company to win the Red Herring...
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 complicated1- Searching for a good doctor in Egypt is a hard and hectic...
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3 Creative Egyptian Women Who Master E-commerce

E-commerce empowers small businesses to grow by generating revenues without having real stores. That's why it is necessary that you build and develop a strong online presence to prove your...
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Meet the New Apple TV

Apple has introduced this year a wide range of updates and new products, one of the most interesting products is "the new Apple TV".Tim...
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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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