Lebanon Might Lose Internet Access by March

As if things weren't bad enough, Ogero head warned today that we might get disconnected from the net if the Lebanese authorities don't secure 4 million dollars to pay the ISP providers or the companies managing the cables I'm not sure. First we don't pay the UN our membership fees and now we're at risk of losing the internet if we don't pay up. I really want to believe that this is far-fetched but our…

Five Ways to Fact-Check News Before Sharing Them on Social Media

Ever since the revolution started, more and more fake news and videos are circulating around. Fake news are a serious problem across the world as they get a lot of attention and can have dire consequences. Even people with a minimal sense of media literacy can fall for such news, which is why I thought I list the below methods that can help fact-check before sharing all over social media: 1- Check the author &…
Critiques

Government Planning to Tax Whatsapp Calls Over Mobile Data & Wifi

5 months ago
Remember when the Telecom Minister claimed he’s not planning on taxing Whatsapp? Well he was lying as the government agreed today to enforce a 20 cent/day fee on every WhatsApp or any other VOIP user. ...
Technology

Get Up to $30,000 in Funding. Apply To Speed Accelerator Before October 11!

6 months ago
Speed, one of the leading Beirut-based tech accelerators, has recently launched their seventh acceleration program and are currently accepting new applications. The accelerator offers startups $30,000 in financial support but more importantly, an intensive 3-month ...
Lebanon

YouTube Music & Premium Now Available in #Lebanon

6 months ago
Android Central shared last week news that YouTube Premium & YouTube Music have now expanded to eight new countries in the Middle East including Lebanon, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia & the UAE. YouTube ...
Lebanon

5G Fixed Wireless Deployed at Beirut Airport

6 months ago
Ogero head tweeted earlier today that the planned 5G fixed wireless connection was installed ahead of time and is now fully functional at Beirut’s Rafic Hariri Airport. It should be available to all according to ...
Health

“Talking Saves Lives”: Facebook Backs Embrace’s Suicide Prevention Campaign

6 months ago
Embrace’s Lifeline (1564) is now available on Facebook’s Safety Center, in an attempt to raise further awareness on mental health and provide advice and support to anyone who may be suffering from suicidal thoughts or ...
Technology

#Beirut Airport to get Fiber Optics & 5G By September 2019

7 months ago
Telecom Minister Mohammad Chouchair announced today that Beirut Airport will be equipped with fiber optics within 10 days and passengers will be eligible for 1 to 2 hours of free and fast internet (to be ...
Baladi

A Dream Reborn: Lebanon’s First Satellite

7 months ago
In the early 1960s, a small group of students from Haigazian University led by their Mathematics professor, Manoug Manougian, founded the Lebanese Rocket Society. After three years of research and trials, they were able to ...
Baladi

Inkript: Proudly Made in Lebanon Technologies to Facilitate Our Every Day Lives

8 months ago
We’re known as Lebanese for our ability to set off with nothing and make a go of it in whatever country they landed in, yet while the tradition of emigration is still very much alive, ...
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