Elon Musk’s next Boring Co. merch will be big Lego bricks made from tunnel rock

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company is indeed living up to its namesake and boring tunnels, but its primary source of revenue still seems to be selling stuff branded with its logo. First there was th

Uber Eats will expand to 100 new cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2018

Uber Eats is pushing its international growth with a sizeable expansion across EMEA markets today. The Uber-owned on-demand food delivery app intends to serve 100 new cities spanning Europe, the Middl

Africa Roundup: Uber says it’s staying, Konga could be epic startup fail

Despite exit rumors and quitting Morocco, Uber is staying in Africa, according to its General Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa, Alon Lits. Speculation Uber could leave the continent surfaced late last

Egyptian technology startups stand on the shoulders of giants

With technology and curious minds, several founders not only built great products and companies, they created the foundation for a strong and resilient technology sector that has been an economic driv

KarmSolar introduces solar energy to sunny old Egypt

Radwa Rashad Contributor Radwa Rashad is an Egyptian writer and entrepreneur. More posts by this contributor Ousta, Egypt’s ride hailing app, lands a $1.25 million investment Ousta is driving ride-h

Crunch Report | Apple’s New Video Editing App

Apple creates a new video editing app called Clips, large electronics are now banned from flights to the U.S. coming from 13 countries and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies starts building full-si

No Signal: Egypt blocks the encrypted messaging app as it continues its cyber crackdown

Egypt has intensified its cyber crackdown under president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. In recent years authorities have blocked Facebook’s controversial Free Basics program for not allowing it to spy on us

Signal for Android update ducks censorship, adds stickers and doodles

As mainstream interest in online privacy expands, Signal wants to grow along with it. This week, the app added two features, one a serious response to international censorship and the other a light, f

Ousta, Egypt’s ride hailing app, lands a $1.25 million investment

Radwa Rashad Contributor Radwa Rashad is an Egyptian writer and entrepreneur. More posts by this contributor Ousta, Egypt’s ride hailing app, lands a $1.25 million investment Ousta is driving ride-h

Ousta is driving ride-hailing expansion in Egypt

With its major cities congested with traffic -- taxi cabs, public transports and, lately, ride-hailing and ride-sharing apps -- Egypt apparently still needs more when it comes to transportation. Cater

Inside Parlio: Egyptian Activist Wael Ghonim’s New Platform For Social Change

Wael Ghonim is an activist who helped spark the Egyptian Revolution, a wave of protests and demonstrations in Egypt that were part of the Arab Spring, and which helped overthrow the long-reigning E

Facebook’s Controversial Free Basics Program Shuts Down In Egypt

Free Basics, a Facebook program that gives free access to certain Internet services, has been shut down in Egypt. The news comes the week after India’s telecom regulator ordered the suspension of Fr

A Conversation With DemocracyOS, The YC Non-Profit That Built A Latin American Political Party

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To Celebrate The #Jan25 Revolution, Egyptian Names His Firstborn "Facebook"

<img src="" alt="" />Cultural relativity is an amazing thing. While American parents worry about their kids bein

After Tahrir: Egypt 2.0

<img src=""> We were in Cairo the week before Tunisia fell, meeting with dozens of Egyptian technology start-ups on behalf of the US State De

The Egyptian Behind #Jan25: "Twitter Is A Very Important Tool For Protesters"

<img src=""> Social media's role in the Egyptian revolution has been <a href="">picked apart</

The End Of History, Part II

<img src=""/> The world is quaking. Egypt and Tunisia are overthrown; Gabon, Jordan, Sudan, Syria and Yemen are rocking. <a href="http

Al Jazeera's Social Revolution (In Realtime)

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Mubarak Shut Down The Internet, And The Internet Paid Him In Kind

<img src="" alt="" />Yesterday, after 17 days of protests, former Egyptian president Hosni Muba

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