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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘North Africa’

Facebook Opens New Office In Dubai

Facebook is ready to begin expansion into the Middle East and North Africa and the first step is to open an office in Dubai. Facebook already has 45 million users in that region and they have already seen advertising interest from companies like PepsiCo, Emirates Airlines, and Al Jazeera television. The office will be run by Facebook’s head of global …

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Yahoo Maktoob Gets Yamli, An Arabic Translation Tool

Yesterday, Yahoo announced they have acquired a license to arabic translation specialist, Yamli Technology. The idea is to integrate the translation technology into their Maktoob platform, an acquisition made to expand services into the Middle East and North Africa. The Yamli service allows Arabic speakers to easily type in Arabic regardless of whether they are used to an Arabic keyboard …

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