World Economic Forum: 9 Lebanese Starts Ups Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The World Economic Forum has teamed up with the International Finance Corporation to bring us the top 100 Arab World startups that are shaping the future in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution . The Fourth Industrial Revolution is building on the Third, which used electronics and IT, and "is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres". Here are the 9 startups chosen…

Did BDL Thwart a Wannacry Ransomeware Attack?

The DailyStar mentioned yesterday that the central bank thwarted a cyber attack on Monday and had to suspend some of its online services, mainly its email services, as a precautionary measure. The rest of the article indicates that the attack was linked to the Wannacry ransomeware as it mentioned an automaker in Europe hacked recently as well as schools and hospitals. As you all probably know, they figured out a way to halt the vicious…
Technology

#WannaCry Virus: Update your Windows & Install an Anti-Virus Right Away!

2 weeks ago
There’s a very nasty virus out there that has infected more than 100,000 computers in over 100 countries. Even though the majority of attacks have targeted Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan, everyone is at risk as ...
Baladi

Stefano Fallaha to Represent Lebanon at the 2017 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

2 weeks ago
Stefano Fallaha may be Lebanon’s and the Middle East’s youngest entrepreneur and he was just nominated to represent Lebanon and the American University of Beirut at the 2017 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. Making it to ...
Critiques

Ogero Announces Better DSL Prices, Speeds Remain Unchanged

2 weeks ago
Update: Open Speed means if you are close to the central office you can get a much higher speed (could reach 12 mbps or more in some cases), so speeds may differ for some lucky ...
Automotive

Google Maps Will Now Help You Find Your Car at The Mall

3 weeks ago
If you tend to forget where you parked your car at a mall (just like me), Google Maps just introduced a useful feature that will help you save your parking location and guide you back ...
Critiques

Lebanese Ministry of Telecom Website Got Hacked for 6 Hours Yesterday

1 month ago
The Lebanese Ministry of Telecom official [website] got hacked yesterday in the afternoon and only got fixed around the midnight. What’s funny is that I wanted to tag the ministry or minister to inform them ...
Fun

#UnleashThe Speed: Don’t Forget to Test Your Ogero DSL Speeds Today!

1 month ago
Today marks the third “unlimited speed” day planned by Ogero and the regions covered will be: Dora, Sin el fil, MinĂ¢t el Hosn, Chiah, Achrafieh, Dekwaneh. I just did a speed-test earlier this morning and ...
Events

Facebook F8 is Hosting a Beirut Meetup This Year

1 month ago
Facebook’s annual developer conference F8 is taking place this year on April 18-19 in San Jose, California. Facebook is set to reveal new features and changes to their page and it will all be live-streamed ...
Critiques

Quick Recap from Ogero Head’s Q&A Facebook Session

1 month ago
Here are the key points discussed during Ogero Head Imad Kreidieh‘s Live Facebook session today: Overall: ————— 1- There’s no magic wand to improve the internet speeds, unlike what Minister Sehnaoui (He didn’t name him) ...
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