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Events

And your Third Startup Weekend Cairo winners are:

Over 150 participants, 30 pitches and 16 teams later, Cairo's Third Startup Weekend chose three winners. Here they are!
Sep 22, 2014

All about Startup Weekend Cairo

Here, you can read about the 16 teams competing and what they are building this weekend at the Third Startup Weekend Cairo
Sep 21, 2014

Industry

Internet

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016

Kenya has low adoption of .ke domains with only 47,000 accounts

The adoption of localized Kenyan domains has been slow with only 47,704 .ke domains in use. This in comparison to the over one million local South African domains.
Sep 26, 2015

IBM is building a cloud system in Egypt and will train 100 companies in the region

The computer company announced that it would develop a cloud ecosystem to drive innovation and IT development in the region
Jun 23, 2014

Security

5 reasons why the new Department of Homeland Security rules on electronics are racist and ineffective, but mostly impractical

After the temporary defeat of the “Muslim ban,” the Trump Administration is keeping up the tempo of stupid policies that are likely to hurt US interests and [Read More...]
2 days ago
All that remains of the giant protest banner created by Fouad Mokhtar, 31, is a photo on his iPhone as the sign is surrounded by thousands of demonstrators during the Egyptian revolution that toppled President Hosni Mubarak in February. Photo credit: Hannah Allam/MCT via Getty Images Israel

Signal updates protect those in Egypt and UAE from state censors

Open Whisper Systems defies Egypt and UAE with Signal app workaround on mobile
Dec 23, 2016

Venture Capital

GroFin

$100M fund launches to catalyze African entrepreneurship, job creation

The GroFin Small and Growing Businesses (SGB) Fund seeks to catalyze sustainable job creation by supporting small and growing businesses across the continent
Sep 27, 2015

VC Rising: Egypt

Why a recent appointment at Egypt's most prominent venture capital firm could help transform Egypt's startup scene, which has enormous potential
Mar 09, 2015

Chemi Peres launches $50M fund for Middle East peace

A new $50 million venture fund looks beyond Israel's startup scene to the wider Middle East.
Oct 07, 2014

Big Data

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016

Entrepreneurship

Chemi Peres launches $50M fund for Middle East peace

A new $50 million venture fund looks beyond Israel's startup scene to the wider Middle East.
Oct 07, 2014

Lists

20 hot Arab startups you just have to know about

Geektime presents its list of the top 20 startups from the Arab world that we think you should know about.
Nov 24, 2014

Mobile

All that remains of the giant protest banner created by Fouad Mokhtar, 31, is a photo on his iPhone as the sign is surrounded by thousands of demonstrators during the Egyptian revolution that toppled President Hosni Mubarak in February. Photo credit: Hannah Allam/MCT via Getty Images Israel

Signal updates protect those in Egypt and UAE from state censors

Open Whisper Systems defies Egypt and UAE with Signal app workaround on mobile
Dec 23, 2016

Policy

All that remains of the giant protest banner created by Fouad Mokhtar, 31, is a photo on his iPhone as the sign is surrounded by thousands of demonstrators during the Egyptian revolution that toppled President Hosni Mubarak in February. Photo credit: Hannah Allam/MCT via Getty Images Israel

Signal updates protect those in Egypt and UAE from state censors

Open Whisper Systems defies Egypt and UAE with Signal app workaround on mobile
Dec 23, 2016

Social Media

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016