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Coronavirus: Houseparty app denies hacking claims, offers $1 mln bounty for accuser

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

A video chat app which has become popular for people under coronavirus lockdown has denied it ......

Tencent, Sina apps targeted in Chinese privacy crackdown

Thursday, 19 December 2019

China on Thursday criticized 41 apps including Tencent messaging app QQ and Sina's sports app for ......

New app predicts water-related conflict up to year in advance

Thursday, 05 December 2019

Conflicts over water are likely to flare up in Iraq, Mali and India in the coming year, according to ......

Ride-hailing market revs up in Egypt

Thursday, 07 November 2019

Competition in Egypt’s ride-hailing and tech-enabled transport market is heating up as rivals ......

Uber adds more services to its app in its quest for profit

Saturday, 28 September 2019

Uber is cramming more services into its ride-hailing app as it explores ways to generate more ......

Chinese Tiktok app fined in US for illegally gathering children’s data

Thursday, 28 February 2019

The fast-growing, Chinese-owned video sharing network TikTok agreed to pay a $5.7 million fine to US ......

US sanctions drive Iran to cut off Internet access, replace Apps

Friday, 19 October 2018

The Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali said that ......

Egypt approves law to govern popular ride-hailing apps

Monday, 07 May 2018

Egypt's parliament has approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem, which had ......

‘Slap Rihanna’ ad on Snapchat brings outrage

Friday, 16 March 2018

An ad on Snapchat asking users if they’d rather "Slap Rihanna" or "Punch Chris ......

Contradictions mar world’s largest tiger census in India

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

After three cycles of national tiger status assessments (in 2006, 2010, and 2014) India has begun ......

One less app for the rich, few more for the poor

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Ehtesham Shahid is Managing Editor at Al Arabiya English. For close to two decades he has worked as editor, correspondent, and business writer for leading publications, news wires and research organizations in India and the Gulf region. He loves to occasionally dabble with teaching and is collecting material for a book on unique tales of rural conflict and transformation from around the world. His twitter handle is @e2sham and he can be reached at Ehtesham.Shahid@alarabiya.net.

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Five apps that contributed to the West’s progress

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Mamdouh al-Muhainy is the General Manager of Al Arabiya and Al Hadath. He can be followed on Twitter @malmhuain.

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Engineer develops anti-harassment app to combat sexual molestation in Egypt

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

According to UN figures in 2013, 99 percent of Egyptian women are victims of harassment while 50% ......

Saudi app makes waves worldwide

Tuesday, 05 September 2017

Fizzing with boyish exuberance, Saudi programmer Zainalabdin Tawfiq could be mistaken for a college ......

Iran media report Apple shuts down Iranian apps

Friday, 25 August 2017

Apple Inc. has removed all Iranian mobile apps from its App Store, authorities said Friday. Ali ......

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