Netflix Might Be Launching In The Middle East Soon

According to IGN, Netflix has confirmed they will be launching in the Middle East soon. In an email to IGN ME, Netflix's Joris Evers said, "We plan to complete our global expansion by the end of 2016. Of course the Middle East is part of that, hence our hiring." If you look under Jobs on Netflix.com, you will find that there's one specific position for the Middle East area. This is definitely great news but…

The State Of Broadband 2015 Report: Lebanon vs The Arab World

According to Ogero's July 2015 report, there are 3,638,051 internet users in Lebanon as of December 2014, out of which 2,505,875 mobile internet users. The internet penetration is 86% which puts Lebanon in 4th position regionally after Bahrain, UAE and Qatar. Unfortunately, the speeds and quotas are still lousy but things are moving in the right way hopefully especially after the fiber optics joint announcement done by the Telecom Ministry and Ogero. About the BB…
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Reviews

Review: Should You Buy The Apple Watch?

11 months ago
First Impression: I wasn’t very impressed with the Apple Watch when it first launched as I thought it was too big but I changed my mind when I saw a friend wearing it. He had ...
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Lebanon

IMAX Finally Coming To Lebanon

1 year ago
via digitaltrends Three IMAX theatres will be added to VOX locations in the MENA region, including one in Beirut, marking IMAX’s entry into that country. VOX Cinemas are expected to get IMAX by end of ...
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Lebanon

Review + Giveaway: Sony QX10 Lens-Camera A Great Smartphone Companion

1 year ago
The black plastic cylinder shown above is not just a lens but a camera that features a 18.2 million pixel 1/2.3 inch sensor and a 10x optical zoom. The Sony QX10 doesn’t have a screen, ...
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Lebanon

Fiber Optics Finally Coming To Lebanon In 6 Months, Full LTE 4G Coverage Expected In 2 Years

1 year ago
After years of false promises, it looks like we are finally getting fiber optics in Lebanon. That’s what Minister Harb announced today in a joint-press conference with Ogero CEO Abdul Moneim Youssef. I’ve been following ...
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Lebanon

Lebanon’s Youngest Entrepreneur Jihad Kawas Is Among 2015 Thiel Fellows, Will Receive $100,000 To Drop Out Of College & Start A Company

1 year ago
I want that shirt – Picture from TEDxBeirut Few days ago, the Thiel Foundation announced its next class of 20 fast-tracked college dropouts to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates, and Lebanese Jihad ...
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Critiques

What’s Stopping Beirut From Becoming A Tech Hub For The Middle East?

1 year ago
via Executive-Magazine Mike Butcher (Techcrunch) believes that “Beirut is rapidly shaping up to be a powerhouse for startups in the Middle East”, and that “Lebanon is uniquely posed to generate startups which aim both at ...
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Lebanon

Cellular Lines Starting 81 Will Soon Be Available In Lebanon

1 year ago
Telecom Minister Boutros Harb announced that he’s adding one million mobile lines (range starting 81) in order to meet the country’s growing demands for the next 25 years. The minister also asked “both mobile operators ...
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Lebanon

Unlimited Night Traffic No Longer Free For IDM And Cyberia Internet Users

1 year ago
Cyberia and IDM are changing their unlimited night internet policy and turning it into a paid service starting May 2015. The aim of this new policy is to limit the abuse of a small number ...
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