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Microsoft NGO Day: Enhancing NGOs Productivity for a Better Lebanon

Under the patronage of H.E. the Minister of Social Affairs, Mr. Rashid Derbass, the Higher Council for Children in collaboration with Online Safety Lebanon organized a Microsoft NGO Day in the aim of enhancing NGOs productivity for a better Lebanon. Following the conference, three workshops took place highlighting the most effective methods to: Enable NGOs and Manage the Success of their Projects, Utilize and Benefit from Information Technology and ...
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ArabNet Digital Summit 2014: Global Digital Businesses Roundup

The ArabNet Digital Summit gathered the biggest players in digital business from around the globe, which are disrupting traditional markets with their innovative products and services. The conference included announcements of new products, services, statistics and investments that will change the digital market in MENA in the near future, and will build bridges between global and regional businesses to connect and prosper. Here’s a roundup of the ...
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The 5th Edition of the ArabNet Digital Summit Kicks off in Dubai

The 5th edition of the ArabNet Digital Summit 2014 kicked off this morning at Atlantis the Palm in Dubai. Held with the Strategic Partnership of Digital Media Services (DMS), the conference drew in more than 1,000 participating digital professionals, entrepreneurs, startups, advertising agencies, and media, along with its 110 international and regional expert speakers, and 90 sponsors and partners. The opening ceremony featured keynote speaker H.E. ...
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ArabNet Digital Summit to Host 1,000 Digital Professionals in Dubai This Week

For the second year in a row, Dubai will host the region’s largest gathering of leaders in digital business and entrepreneurship, the ArabNet Digital Summit 2014, taking place on June 3-5 at Atlantis the Palm in Dubai. Held in Strategic Partnership with Digital Media Services (DMS), the conference is set to convene more than 1,000 digital business professionals, investors, entrepreneurs, and media from the four corners of the world. The Digital ...
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ArabNet Crowns 4 Developers in Jordan

A group of young web and mobile developers gathered last Saturday at the ArabNet Developer Tournament in Jordan, the third in a series of regional tournaments for developers spanning 3 Arab countries: Lebanon, UAE, and Jordan. The tournament, which was held with in partnership with Nabbesh, took place at Oasis500 Business Center in Amman. The venue quickly became tightly packed with anxious competitors and many more that were there to network, build ...
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A Deep Dive Into DevAppLB’s 12-Hour Hackathon [Official PR]

In what might have been Lebanon’s most intense hackathon yet, dozens of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs gathered on Saturday, May 3rd, to build mobile apps and games in only 12 hours. The DevAppLB 12­Hour Ultralight Hackathon, organized by AltCity with strategic partners Al Mawarid Bank, Beirut Digital DIstrict, and Middle East Venture Partners, aims at kickstarting the mobile app production economy in Lebanon. “Instead of having startups ...
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Credit Bank Announces Their Contactless Sticker Cards

Creditbank, in collaboration with MasterCard has today announced the launch of the MasterCard Contactless Sticker payment solution in Lebanon, a first for this market. The announcement was made today at an event that was attended by representatives of Creditbank, MasterCard, CSC Bank, Unilux and Gemalto. The Creditbank MasterCard Contactless Sticker is a smart, mobile and secure way to pay and is faster than using cash or waiting for change. The ...
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Participate in DevAppLB’s Hackathon and Win Up To $5000 and More

It didn't take long for the DevAppLB 2014 program, which started in March with ideaton workshops across university campuses in Beirut, to kick things into second gear and rally premium partners namely AltCity and touch (alongside its touch Cloud technology provider, Apstrata) to offer Lebanese mobile app developers a unique opportunity to enhance their knowledge through a series of workshops on app design, app development, game development, and ...
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Conference: All About BitCoin

Bitcoin, the new technology and digital currency, is taking the world by storm. Bader Young Entrepreneurs Program invites you to the gardens of one of the most vibrant co-working spaces and startup hubs in the city for a casual discussion on Bitcoin technology. The session is Q&A only, with general introduction on the technology and experts. The floor is open for all of your Bitcoin questions so come prepared with them. The session will take ...
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STEP 2014: A Day Designed for Creatives, Influencers and Technology Geeks

You do not want to miss Dubai’s only media, technology and design conference this April 30th. STEP Conference is bringing together creatives, technophiles and innovators for a day full of inspiring talks, interactive experiences and an epic after-party. The conference will occur in the region’s haven for creativity and artistic spirits which is Alserkal Avenue located in Al Quoz. STEP will be flying-in Middle East’s biggest names in the world ...
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Microsoft Lebanon Launches its First Edition of National Cloud Summit

Microsoft Lebanon held a workshop on Cloud Technology and its effectiveness of governments and the public sector on Wednesday the 26th of March 2014 at their offices in Downtown, Beirut. The workshop, which incorporated a series of lectures on the benefits of National Cloud in governmental departments as well as public and private sectors in Lebanon, gathered key decision makers in the Lebanese government. Over the past few years, government entities ...
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Touch, Apstrata and AltCity Come Together to Bring Us DevAppLB 2014

With a bit of improv comedy and the fastest hackathon to date, the DevAppLB program certainly takes a new approach to how to help people build light mobile apps and games, and adds a fun twist to the startup scene of Beirut. The DevAppLB program is an initiative of Touch and their new Touch Cloud developer toolkit, working with Technology provider Apstrata, and organized by AltCity, to support the mobile ecosystem in Lebanon and give app developers ...
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Microsoft Experience 2014: Unveiling the Latest Tech Trends

This Wednesday, Microsoft Lebanon held the Microsoft Experience 2014, a networking afternoon event that brought together Lebanon’s technology professionals to discover and experience the latest technologies from Microsoft and its partners. With a plethoric program including an interactive standing conference, a large showcasing area and an augmented magic show, Microsoft Experience 2014 was a must-attend event for professionals and enthusiasts in ...
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Official: Dubai to Host ArabNet Digital Summit This June

For the second year in a row, Dubai will host the region’s largest gathering of leaders in digital business and entrepreneurship, the ArabNet Digital Summit 2014, with more than 130 international and regional speakers, 1000+ attendees, and 50+ fast growing digital SMEs.  The Summit will take place at Atlantis, The Palm, on June 3-5, 2014, andaims to grow the digital sector in the region by connectingArab businesses with global industry leaders. The ...
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ArabNet Beirut 2014: Day 2 Wrap-Up

As Arabnet unraveled the second day of its 2014 edition with a visit by government officials most notably H.E. Minister of Telecom Boutros Harb, the agenda of the day promised a rich selection of panels and sessions to attend. We set out by making rounds in the main hall and visiting exhibitors who were spread as usual across the floor representing start-ups, sponsors, telecom operators and other activities. The names present on the floor included: ...
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Official: ArabNet Beirut 2014 Edition Kicked-Off Today

The official opening ceremony of ArabNet Beirut Conference 2014 was held this morning at the Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand hotel, organized by ArabNet in collaboration with the Central Bank of Lebanon, and in strategic partnership with Bank Audi, Beirut Digital District, and Digital Media Services. ArabNet Beirut brings together more than 70 speakers, 40 sponsors and partners, and 600 attendees to discuss the latest trends and opportunities in digital ...
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ArabNet Crowns the Top 4 Developers in the UAE

A group of young web and mobile developers gathered last Saturday at the ArabNet Developer Tournament, the second in a series of regional tournaments for developers spanning 6 Arab countries: Lebanon, UAE, Jordan, Kuwait, KSA, and Qatar. The tournament, which was held with the sponsorship of du UAE and in partnership with Dubai Internet City (DIC), took place at the Dubai Knowledge Village in UAE. The venue quickly became tightly packed with more ...
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ArabNet Beirut 2014: Meet the Competitions Judges

It's that time of the year again, the time where great minds meet to discuss the essence of entrepreneurship, creativity and digital media impact. ArabNet Beirut 2014. The event will take place between the 4th and 6th of March, 2014 in Beirut and will feature more than 80 speakers from across the MENA region and abroad to "discuss the opportunities in web and mobile for the media & entertainment industries, fashion, creative communities, food ...
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As Awesome As: Microsoft Lebanon’s DevCamp

Friday 29th of November was a special day for Lebanese developers as they witnessed the Microsoft Tech Day at AUB. In that day, professionals from Microsoft stood in front of a vast audience of developers, power users, and Tech geeks, to introduce them to the latest technology that Microsoft came up with. That involved Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio 2013. Developers also had the chance to get acquainted with what ...
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Mission Z1: An Awesome Event Revolving Around An Awesome Idea

We were invited to Sony Mobile ME’s Mission Z1. Mission Z1 is the Xperia Z1 activation/launch event for the Middle East. But it was definitely not your average mobile activation event; this time around, we had the privilege and utmost pleasure of attending one of the most creative and interactive Tech events we’ve ever had the chance to witness during the past few years. We flew all the way to Dubai International Airport, and from there, we were ...
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Three Startups Representing Lebanon in The Dublin Web Summit!

The Web Summit is a global gathering of the world's leading thinkers and doers in technology. It hosts over tens of thousands of the brightest minds every year and allows people to network, meet with journalists and connect with potential investors. The Summit is without a doubt the most awaited event of the year by entrepreneurs and anyone with a great tech idea or business will benefit from attending in many ways. Among the 10,000 other attendees ...
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Announcing the Winners of the ArabNet Developer Tournament Lebanon

ArabNet and Tech-Ticker are proud to announce the top 4 Code Masters who won the ArabNet Developer Tournament in Lebanon: CODE MASTER Andre Abi Haidar CODE NINJA Abdo Achkar CODE WIZARD Hasan Arous CODE WARRIOR Ahmad Mousawi The winners will represent Lebanon at the Regional Championship in Dubai and will receive flight and accommodation, and a free ticket to ArabNet Digital Summit in May 2014, where the final ...
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H.E. Minister Nicolas Sehnaoui Launches the ArabNet Developer Tournament in Lebanon

Beirut, October 21, 2013 A group of young web and mobile developers gathered last Saturday at the ArabNet Developer Tournament, the first in a series of regional tournaments for developers spanning 6 Arab countries: Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, KSA, Qatar, and UAE. The tournament, which was held with the sponsorship of touch Lebanon and in partnership with Beirut Creative Cluster (BCC), took place at the Berytech Digital Park in Beirut. The venue quickly ...
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Nokia World 2013 Quick Preliminary Summary

So guys, Nokia World 2013 keynote is just over. And boy do we have good news to share! Stephen Elop took the stage to announce a few awesome news. Awesome news for Nokia, awesome news for Microsoft mobile business (obviously), and awesome news for Lumia lovers, photography lovers. Let's cut the story short: Three news additions to the Asha lineup: Asha 500, 502 and 503. These devices come with a new refreshed design, a glazed-crystal envelope ...
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Nokia World, Here We Come!

It's now just over a week until Nokia World, where we're expecting to see a small batch of Windows Phone devices unveiled. And a few other surprises too... Here are four main reasons why Nokia World will be exciting this year: 1. Lumia 1520: Nokia is expected to unveil its next big Windows Phone offering at the Abu Dhabi event. At 6-inch, the Lumia 1520 is the largest Lumia handset there is, and one that marks Nokia’s entry into the phablet ...
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Note 3 and Galaxy Gear Launched in Lebanon

Press releases and launching events are something we like at Tech-Ticker, and being invited by Samsung Lebanon to the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear is something we were extremely psyched about. We got at Le Royal Hotel, to find the whole Samsung Levant team busy with the final event preparations. We actually found the Note 3 very appealing, and the Gear was very interesting to test. We gladly received our Note 3 review unit, but ...
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The Raghunter Mobile App Launch Event – October 5th, 2013 At Beirut Souks

Raghunter, the first-of-its-kind search engine for fashion items currently available in stores across Lebanon, has just launched its mobile application on iOS, which is intended to "allows users to map out their shopping journeys on-the-go". By using the application, users will be able to easily find specific fashion items and stores during their favorite activity, shopping. The Raghunter mobile app will geolocates the shopper's current location ...
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