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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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BT UK Pulls the Plug on Dialup Internet Service

At the beginning of September, one of the UK’s biggest internet providers had controversially ended its dialup service. BT, who have spent billions on investing in fibre optic technology rolled out across the UK, decided to abandon dialup internet, potentially leaving thousands of customers in the lurch, especially those in rural areas where broadband connections are impossible to arrange. Those left with no internet connection whatsoever by BT ...
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All Together: 15GB For Drive, Gmail, G+

Google announced on their official Gmail Blog that starting over the next couple of weeks, Gmail, Google Drive, and Google+ will merge into the same 15GB pool of shared cloud storage instead of having 10 GB for Gmail and another 5 GB for Drive and Google+ Photos. This comes as part of the ongoing streamlining of all its services. This way, instead of being restricted with a specific storage amount on one of those services, users will have the ...
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Music: Let’s Play It Loud and Cloud

So Grooveshark is having hard times lately... in the name of music copyrights and other legal shenanigans. However, this cannot blur the fact that Grooveshark was the very first to bring music streaming to the masses, before being repeatedly beaten down. Google pulled Grooveshark's mobile app from Google Play in early 2011, after Apple had done the same the previous year. Moreover, Spotify launched in the U.S. in July, 2011 with the blessing ...
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Touch Cloud PitchFest Pre-Event

Whether you've heard of it before or not, the news of Lebanese telecom company, touch, breaking through the virtual world of "the cloud" never ceases to amaze. Described perfectly on their website, touch Cloud is described as: "A set of scalable, on demand web services that allow developers to build web and mobile apps in a fast and reliable way, for use on any phone or computer, any operating system, in any country, and with any operator. " What ...
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Meet CloudMagic, the Cloud Aggregator

CloudMagic is a new way to have all of your cloud data gathered and aggregated in one single UI, always available on the move, at your fingertips, whether on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. This is rather cool. Each one of us has multiple accounts in the cloud, be it email accounts, file storage, chat platforms, note sync services... And most of the time, we end up having to download and maintain an app on our smartphones for each service ...
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Too Digital, Too Fast: The State of Digital Gaming

As I look around my desk, I am surrounded by tech gadgets galore; a smartphone, at tablet, an Xbox 360 and PS3 and the notebook I'm typing this on. It is without a doubt that we are far past the Stone Age, surpassed the technological age and have entered the all-new and almighty Digital Era. An era where we all have multiple digital identities, we can send a tweet to the president like we're best buds and all our information exists in this powerful ...
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