No We are Not Getting an Apple Store in #Beirut Soon

Update 2 : I received the following statement from TALACO's General Manager: Statement of Denial and Correction A number of websites have published reports to the effect that "TALACO" will open an "Apple Store" outlet in central Beirut. "TALACO" would like to clarify that such reports are entirely devoid of truth, both in whole and in part, and that it was neither consulted nor asked anything in regard to this subject. "TALACO" further clarifies that…

Beware of Sextortion

I'm glad Gino brought this issue up and shared SMEX Beirut's very useful video on this matter. For those who are not familiar with this term, Sextortion is "a serious crime that occurs when someone threatens to distribute your private and sensitive material if you don’t provide them images of a sexual nature, sexual favors, or money". It's basically a form of blackmail in which sexual information or images are used to extort sexual favors…
Critiques

Ogero Head Promises Faster Internet by End of March

3 months ago
I missed out on new Ogero Head Imad Kreidieh’s talk at Arabnet this year but I just read an article where he’s promising to “double or triple the internet speed by end of March”, which ...
Fun

I’m Upgrading my 4G plan from 10 to 20GB

3 months ago
In the past six months or more, I’ve been spending on average $15 as extra MB consumption on my primary mobile internet plan. I’m also consuming all 10GB on my 4G dongle and secondary line ...
Fun

Google Street View Cars in #Beirut?

3 months ago
Plus961 shared few days ago a picture of a car with roof-mounted cameras roaming around Beirut. I’ve been hearing about these cars for some time and I thought at first they might be Google Street ...
Fun

The Nokia 3310 is Back … and it has Snake!

3 months ago
The Nokia 3310 is making its comeback 17 years after its original launch. The “indestructible” Nokia is back in a lighter version, with a 2MP camera, the nostalgic ringtones, a battery life of two weeks ...
News

Ogero Stand at MWC 2017 – Barcelona

3 months ago
Ogero is taking part as an exhibitor at the Mobile World Congress 2017 this year. The above picture of the stand was tweeted by Ogero and shows Lebanon’s map with “Internet of things” written all ...
Lebanon

Attention all Lebanese Developers: Join The Facebook Messenger Challenge

4 months ago
Facebook is challenging all Middle East Developers to create the smartest bots for FB Messenger and asking people to sign up and join the contest. Developers, in teams of up to three people, are invited ...
Advertising

littleBits Places Arabic Billboard in Times Square

4 months ago
“We Invent the World We Want to Live In”: This is the advertisement that littleBits has placed in Arabic on a billboard in Times Square to send out “a message of inclusivity and diversity, and ...
Baladi

Anghami Founders Elie Habib & Eddy Maroun On Forbes ME’s Cover Page

4 months ago
Founded in 2012 by Lebanese entrepreneurs Elie Habib & Eddy Maroun, Anghami is today the leading music streaming in the MENA region, with a library of more than 20 million songs and over 30 million ...
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