Saudi Arabia Tag Archive

eCommerce Noon.com goes Live

After a delayed launched last January, ecommerce Noon.com is now online. The service however is currently available in Dubai and will be available in Saudi Arabia in the coming...

Saudi Arabia lifts ban that prohibits woman to drive in the country

If you’re a woman in Saudi Arabia, chances of traveling driving your own car was next to impossible. Yesterday, King Salman issued a decree that would allow women to be...

Saudi Arabia remove the ban on VoIP-base Apps

After four years of being blocked in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the ban on VoIP-base Apps such as Skype, Viber, Whatsapp and more is no longer in effect. In a tweet by the Saudi...

You can now pre-order Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in Saudi Arabia

Two of the leading retailer in the country; Jarir and eXtra (no relation) are now accepting pre-order for Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The announcement were made on the social media...

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in Saudi Arabia

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are now available in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. After more than a 2 weeks of being available for preoder, the S. Korean phone manufacturer...

STC to acquire 10% stake in Middle Eastern ride-hailing app Careem

Saudi Arabia’s largest telecommunications company, STC will acquire 10 percent stake in Middle Eastern ride-hailing app Careem for $100 million. STC is already a stake...

Apple may participate in $100 billion SoftBank fund

Katie Roof, reporting for TechCrunch; Apple is considering investing up to $1 billion in the SoftBank Vision Fund, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. With a...

Mohamed Alabbar and Saudi Arabia’s PIF to Launch $1B ecommerce website, Noon.com

Mohamed Alabbar and Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) will soon launch a Middle Eastern e-commerce platform called Noon.com. Noon.com will have an initial capital of...

Saudi Arabia: Tech leaders join hands with MiSK in dual-nation hackathon

Arab News; Experts in the fields of technology, innovation, creative business and health and leading female entrepreneurs announced plans to partner with MiSK Foundation by...

Saudi Arabia: CITC to stop the sale of unlimited Internet cards

Arab News; JEDDAH: The Communications and Information Technology Commission has decided to stop the sale unlimited Internet cards starting next week, and will apply the decision...

Saudi Arabia: You can now preorder iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is scheduled to be released in Saudi Arabia this September 23, 2016, and as early as now, leading retailers are accepting preorder for the iPhone 7...

Saudi Arabia: Samsung will refund the full price of your Galaxy Note 7

If you are one of those who bought the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in Saudi Arabia, the S. Korean company announced that they will give you a full refund for the Note 7. Galaxy Note 7...

Samsung officially launched Galaxy Note 7 in Saudi Arabia

Samsung has officially launched the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in Saudi Arabia. The event was held last August 30, 2016 and you can watch the whole event on Samsung Saudi’s...