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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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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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Developers Can Now Start Building Some Cool Phones With Project Ara

Google just posted on Ara's website the Module Developers Kit, which contains the information that manufacturers need to get started creating modular parts. Quick reminder: Ara phones begin as no more than a skeleton, before owners plug in everything from a display and processor to a camera and Wi-Fi unit in order to complete them. The trick about the whole concept is that Google wants many of those modules to come from third-party developers. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Top Coders in Lebanon Compete to Earn Bragging Rights

Beirut, October 21, 2013 Experts say that the digital sector in the Middle East is expected to grow into an impressive $18 (1) billion opportunity by 2018. In an effort to match this epic boom, companies all around the region have embarked on a race to locate the most talented developers and hire them before others snatch them from the market. To address these needs, ArabNet is launching the ArabNet Developer Tournament for the second year in a ...
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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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ArabNet Beirut Day 1 Wrap-Up

Another year and another wonderful ArabNet. Yep, the time has come, when Arab developers and professionals, in a wide range of aspects, meet-up and discuss and showcase their talents. ArabNet Beirut 2013 officially kicked off at 9 AM early yesterday morning with Founder and CEO, Omar Christidis welcoming the crowd and attendees to the first day, officially termed the "Design+Code" Day. As the name clearly suggests, yesterday was all about developers ...
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Tree of Life: An Interview With Flaming Toast

Sneaking up on me on my Facebook newsfeed earlier this week, I saw something that directly caught my eye amidst the sea of duckfaces and 'food porn' pictures. It was a picture of concept art from an upcoming game, Tree of Life, that my friend had shared. I automatically clicked on the page's link, found here, and was pleasantly surprised at what I saw. Tree of Life is an upcoming 2D platformer that follows a still nameless protagonist on his adventure ...
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The Firefox OS Phones Are Official

Mozilla, the company behind the famous web browser Firefox, has unveiled two new developer phones with their HTML5-based Firefox OS. The phones, code named the Peak and the Keon, will be sold exclusively to developers and app designers in order for them to start building the ecosystem. Concerning the specifications, the Peak will sport a 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 chip with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory along with a 4.3" qHD IPS ...
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ArabNet Developer Tournament: ORP

As part of their ongoing events that are aimed at growing the web and mobile industry and launching new digital startups, Arabnet, the leading hub for for digital professionals and entrepreneurs to connect and learn, announced on September the 3rd, 2012, the launching of the "Arabnet Developers Tournament", a series of national competitions taking place in Beirut, Amman, Dubai and Cairo and aiming at identifying the best Arab developers, assist ...
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