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CME Doubles the Independence App Prize!

After CME announced their Independence App competition, 9 different teams from 6 universities participated and came up with some innovative and dynamic ideas, attracting over 4000+ users in a single week. The competition was intended to give $2000 to the winning app, but two teams came up with outstanding ideas that encouraged CME to double the prize up …

E-Label Act Will Drop the Ugly Logos Off Your Next Phone

Logos on our phones are truly as ugly as unnecessary. I’m not talking about the phone branding, but the tiny logos you usually find on the back of your devices. The good news is that your next phone might drop them altogether, with President Barack Obama officially signing the E-Label act into law today. The E-Label act means that most of those logos …

Batman Is Suing F.C. Valencia Over Bat Logo

Funny controversy in Spain. The new logo of Football Club Valencia, announced Thursday, is not to the liking of DC Comics. The company that owns the rights to “Batman” decided to attack the resident Liga club for infringement before the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM), the instance where trademarks are regulated across Europe. The …

Microsoft and Etisalat Sign Global Framework Agreement

Microsoft’s Office 365, Yammer, Lync and SharePoint to be leveraged across Etisalat’s global platform to streamline cost efficiency and enhance collaboration across the group. Microsoft and Etisalat have signed a global framework agreement to enable the telco’s operations across 15 countries to leverage the power of the Microsoft platform; enhancing …

How About a Cellphone Users Sidewalk Lane?

How about dedicating walking lanes for people using mobile phones? This new experimental trend has been observed in Washington D.C. a few months ago, but also in Chongqing City, China, where the country’s first “exclusive sidewalk for mobile phone users” has been introduced. Utility? We guess this type of exclusive sidewalk would prevent people …

Facebook Launches Instagram Connect for Select Pages

I am sure many of you are already familiar with the twitter connect inside Facebook which allows you to connect your business page to a corresponding twitter account by visiting this page. With the rise in Instagram’s popularity and after it was acquired by Facebook a question lingered on on whether deeper integration was going to happen. This question …

Samsung Launches Its UHD Curved TV in Lebanon

Samsung Electronics Levant, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, and Cherfane Tawil & Co. (CTC) launches its breathtaking 2014 UHD TV lineup in Lebanon including the world’s first Curved Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV. The groundbreaking technology takes viewers one step closer to reality, with its advanced technology …