• Hello! Maktoob-hoo!

    Aug 25, 2009 So Yahoo! finally turns its attention to the Middle East, and buys up Maktoob, in a deal that might be worth as much as $100m (although Techcrunch says $85m, other sources $75m)

  • Cybercriminals feel the pinch

    Feb 12, 2009 A new report from Javelin Strategy & Research shows that in these tough times, even the cyber criminals are hurting

  • Who wants what online?

    Jan 22, 2009 Oban Multilingual released some interesting research yesterday, following their experiment to gauge how different nationalities react to different elements of web design

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  • Retail bonanza

    Dec 10, 2008 The Middle East consumer electronics market is set to hit a staggering $37 billion this year, according to research from GfK-MEMRB Marketing Services, but given all the doom and gloom around the economy, who exactly is buying all these devices?

  • Facebook - bad for career prospects

    Sep 15, 2008 I've always been a bit suspicious of social networks - they seem to be all about showing off more than anything else, and also, I don't look good in photographs - but now comes evidence that social networking can damage your career prospects

  • 3G iPhone - not so big in Japan?

    Jun 21, 2008 A new survey from iSHARE shows that Japanese consumers are not planning on rushing out to get the 3G iPhone, with 9% of a sample of 400 saying they will buy the phone