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Google Street View comes to Dubai

Dubai has become first Arab city to have a complete Google Street View in Google Maps. Google cooperated with Dubai Municipality for the project, which took nine months to complete. Google Street View was first launched in the United States in 2007. It was reported in 2010 that Google is planning Street View for Dubai. […]

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How Expats Can Use Modern Technology to Share and Connect with Home

Before the advent of modern technology, leaving home to live abroad was often a much more isolating experience than it is today. Sharing your impressions, triumphs, and setbacks as an expat with friends and family back home meant making pricy long-distance phone calls or writing long-hand letters which could take weeks to arrive to the […]

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Yahoo acquire Maktoob to block Google influence in Middle East?

In a strategic move to increase its presence in rapidly evolving Arab internet world, Yahoo! has announced to acquired Maktoob.com, the largest Arab web portal and online community and Maktoob Research. The deal would be closed within the fourth quarter of this year, when Yahoo! is expected to begin translating its products into Arabic as […]

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