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Jumia launches Electroshock online event

Jumia Egypt, the e-commerce website, announced the latest consumer behaviour trends, stating that the majority of online shopping continues to be dominated by the consumer electronics market. In preparation for the back–to-school season, Jumia is launching Electroshock—an online event that will offer up to 50% discounts on mobile devices, tablets, computers, TVs, game consoles, audio …

Daily News Egypt

CEO of Vezeeta Amir Barsoum

Vezeeta selected among top 20 emerging companies in Egypt

Forbes Middle East magazine has ranked Vezeeta among the top five start-ups in Egypt. Vezeeta is specialised in providing health care services online. The research team in Forbes Middle East sent a questionnaire to 350 start-ups in different fields, including TIEC, A15, Cairo Angels, Flat6Labs, and Sawari Ventures. The evaluation depended on the potential prevalence …

Daily News Egypt

Lenovo

Lenovo profit up, but PC business sluggish

Chinese technology giant Lenovo has reported a decent jump in quarterly profits. A closer look at its business figures revealed that the positive result was mainly due to cost-cutting measures, while PC sales slumped.

Deutsche Welle

Buseet

Buseet launches new line between Maadi and Nasr City

Buseet, an online mass transit company, is implementing strategic plans that focus on expanding its services across Greater Cairo, according to Amr El-Sawy, CEO of Buseet. A new line for mass transit has been launched to transport people between Maadi and Nasr City—the company’s second line after its October-Fifth Settlement line. The new line includes …

Daily News Egypt

Djezzy, a subsidiary of Global Telecom

Global Telecom to launch 4G service in Algeria in last quarter of 2016

Djezzy, a subsidiary of Global Telecom, aims to launch fourth generation wireless services (4G) in Algeria this autumn, during the last quarter of 2016, according to an investment report by Global Telecom. The company explained that the 4G network is considered a major step towards supporting Djezzy’s situation after revenues declined during the second quarter …

Mohamed Ahmed

Twitter

The rise of political bots on social media

Automated social media accounts – bots – have become part of our political communication. Bot armies can influence online discourse and pick fights with users. But are all bots bad? Thomas Baerthlein reports from London.

Deutsche Welle