• alwaleed bin talal in sharm el sheikh

    Saudi Prince “Alwaleed bin Talal” enjoys and promotes Sharm after major investment

    High profile Saudi Arabian Prince and major investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal visited Sharm el Sheikh recently. This comes so soon after the Prince’s company Kingdom Holding Co., which he holds 95% of, sealed the deal with Egyptian businessman Hisham Talaat Mostafa to expand the Four Seasons Resort in...
  • Largest Four Seasons Resort in the world

    Largest Four Seasons Resort in the world? Only in Egypt

    As tourism slowly climbs its way up due to economic issues, Saudi businessman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and Egyptian businessman Hisham Talaat Mostafa are making it their business to help us out. In a project that was previously estimated to be 1.6 billion EGP, Talaat Moustafa Group and Kingdom...
  • Mozilla launches Firefox “Send” encrypted file-sharing platform

    Since Google Chrome’s boom in popularity, Firefox Mozilla research engineers  have been working on emerging technologies to expand the foundations of the open web. Mozilla engineers have continued to try and rebuild the once super popular web browser. Getting in gear for a comeback, Mozilla has been working on making...
  • Google’s instant search killed, but did we ever use it?

    Yesterday morning, Google closed shop for one of its oldest search engine helpers, and only a few noticed its disappearance. Google Instant was one of the company’s landmark search engine features. With Instant, users using the famous search engine would receive instant search results as they typed in their...
  • We love MS paint

    Paint about to get erased; Microsoft planning Paint program death

    In the early years of Microsoft, Bill Gates and company felt the need to add some creative juices to their brand new operating software. Appearing in all versions of Windows OS, Paint has become a staple of the computer world since computers appeared on the scene. Paint, a simple...
  • Swedish-mobile-developer-FunRock-opens-new-studio-in-Egypt

    Swedish mobile developer FunRock opens new studio in Egypt

    Swedish mobile strategy games developer FunRock has opened a new studio in Egypt as it pushes further into the Middle East and Northern Africa market. The new studio is based in Alexandria, and currently employs a team of ten. FunRock is hoping to increase this team to 50 by...
  • Think-Marketing-Article-Egypt-blocks-21-websites-including-Al-Jazeera-for-'supporting-terrorism'

    Egypt’s state blocks 21 news websites including Al Jazeera

    State news agency MENA and security sources have announced the reason for the 21 blocked websites, stating the websites were being used to support terrorism. Websites such as Qatar based Al Jazzera and Mada Masr have been blocked by security forces. Egyptian security forces state they have blocked these...
  • While-everyone-is-busy-with-Souq.com-deal,-Amazon-confirms-acquisition-PayFort

    While everyone is busy with Souq.com deal, Amazon confirms acquisition of PayFort

    PayFort is a startup based in the United Arab Emirates that provides payment solutions to customers across the Middle East through FORT, its payments gateway. “Today as part of Souq Group Inc. we are pleased to officially announce that Payfort International Inc. and its subsidiaries will be acquired by...
  • Think-Marketing-Vodafone-Egypt-appoints-Hany-Mahmoud-as-new-chairman

    Vodafone Egypt appoints Hany Mahmoud as new chairman

    Vodafone Egypt has appointed former communications minister Hany Mahmoud as the new chairman for its board of directors. Mahmoud replaces Ian Gray, who has successively led Vodafone Qatar and Vodafone Egypt. Throwback ➤ Vodafone promotes Ahmed Essam to head European markets Mahmoud, who was named as Egypt’s minister of communications...
  • Rafiah-Ibrahim-named-president-and-Head-of-market-area-Middle-East-and-Africa-for-ERICSSON

    Rafiah Ibrahim named president and Head of market area Middle East and Africa for ERICSSON

    Ericsson announced the appointment of Rafiah Ibrahim as President and Head of the newly created Market Area Middle East and Africa. The appointment follows a review of the Ericsson’s business strategy and changes to the Executive team. Ibrahim, who has led Region Middle East since July 1, 2014, stepped...
  • Amazon to Acquire SOUQ.com

    Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire SOUQ.com

    Amazon (AMZN) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire SOUQ.com, an e-commerce leader in the Middle East. Joining the Amazon family will enable SOUQ.com to continue growing while working with Amazon to bring even more products and offerings to customers worldwide. The acquisition of the mideast...
  • think-marketing-google-doodles-celebrate-hassan-fathys-117th-birthday

    Google Doodles Celebrate Hassan Fathy’s 117th birthday

    On March 23rd, 1900 a legendary Egyptian architect, artist and poet was born. Google Doodles celebrate the iconic Hassan Fathy’s 117 birthday. Hassan Fathy: Hassan Fathy, the Alexandrian born architect, he pioneered in sustainable architecture. In his lifetime he designed more than thirty projects including several villages for the...
  • Amazon deal for Souq.com

    Amazon agrees to buy Souq.com

    Amazon.com Inc has agreed in principle to buy 100 percent of Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com from its shareholders, sources familiar with the deal said on Wednesday to Reuters. Souq.com currently controls around 78% of all e-commerce traffic in the MENA region and had been valued at US$1 billion in a...
  • Careem brand credibility under question after firing Wael Fakharany!

    Wael Fakharany has been always an icon in the tech industry in MENA Region. He also was very successful in building and maintaining relationships with key decision makers, winning high profile strategic deals. Also read ➤ Ramy Kato Follows Wael Fakharany to Manage Careem Operations Egypt With a user base of six...
  • Ramy-Kato-to-follow-Wael-Fakharany-managing-all-Careem-operations-in-Egypt

    Ramy Kato Follows Wael Fakharany to Manage Careem Operations Egypt

    Update 13-March: Careem brand credibility become on thin ice after firing Wael Fakharany! Wael Fakharany keep searching for new discomfort zones as he resigned last week from Careem just after 6 month from joining the leading app-based car service in the region. Today’s morning, Careem has announced the appointment of Ramy...