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Build Me a Shop: ShopBuilder.Me

The internet is a wonderful place that allows you to promote your products and services to people in the blink of an eye and achieve overnight success…well…no, not really! If you are thinking about starting your online commerce venture any time soon, you need to be aware of many hurdles to that overnight success and the pool-side margaritas that …

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 …

Q&A With IDM-Cyberia CCO Bassam Jaber

The best thing about attending events like BDL Accelerate 2014 is that you get to bump into many of the tech leaders in the country. Although they are usually surrounded by the organizer who are trying to get them to meet other decisions makers during the event, I managed to get a quick and exclusive Q&A with Bassam Jaber CEO of Cyberia and CCO …

BDL Accelerate 2014 Day Two

After a successful first day, BDL accelerate unraveled yesterday it’s second line up of speakers, with a fiery morning where two panels Lebanon’s Ecosystem and Lebanon’s Investors stole the show. An all star line up was composed of names such as previous ministers Nicolas Sehnaoui (telecom) and Marwan Kheireddine (state), who both happen to …

BDL Accelerate 2014 Day One

After the huge build-up until today’s event, we were all psyched to see if this event will live up to our expectation and the associated hype. With a set of successful speakers in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, from Lebanon and abroad announced, there was a huge turnout, to the point where we started the day by queuing for over half an hour to make …

Focus On: Banque Du Liban Accelerate 2014

This is one of the best news we’ve heard over the past couple of years in Lebanon. In fact, this is the Lebanon we love to live in, this is what we aspire to be, always. The sad thing about it is that it is happening in the midst of a tumultuous environment, to say the least. Nevertheless, it is yet another proof that Lebanon is all but a resilient …

IT Pros and Technology Fans Discover the Latest in Technology at Microsoft’s TechDays 9 Beirut

IT professionals and technology fans had the exclusive opportunity to discover the best methods to get up-to-speed with the latest Microsoft technology at Microsoft TechDays 9, an inspiring yearly event aimed at presenting and illustrating Microsoft’s latest application development and design technology tools for developers. The day-long event took …

iPhone 6 Officially Launching in Lebanon

When it comes to Lebanon, we have doubts about anything that is labelled ‘official’. Nevertheless, we did receive formal news, stating the following: “Arab Business Machine, Apple Authorised Distributor for the Middle East, announced today it will offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, at leading modern trade …

Beirut Marathon Mobile App Now Available for Download

BDL Beirut Marathon announcing its 12th annual Marathon with this year’s theme Run, Love, Peace is updating its mobile app in Preparation for this year’s Marathon on November 9th 2014; Designed with this year’s theme, you cannot access the app unless you unlock it with a beautiful heart shape to enhance BMA’s mission about Love & peace. …

CME Offshore independence Day Competition

While Lebanese institutions are paralyzed, and the economy is stagnating, civil society is increasingly active, unleashing its dream of independence and prosperity in a Mobile App this time. CME Offshore, a leading software engineering company based in Badaro, headed by an ESIB graduate, Wissam Youssef, just launched an Independence Day Mobile App …

Turn Up the Color with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Stunning Galaxy Tab S tablet delivers the most advanced mobile display on the market; Richer, lighter, more immersive. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd announced the Galaxy Tab S, Samsung’s thinnest and lightest tablet to date. This Super AMOLED tablet combines the most advanced display technology with a full range of premium content for an unrivaled …

My First Day With Uber Beirut

When I set off to write this post, it was meant to be called “My First Ride with Uber Beirut”. However, I chose to rename it for the purpose of fairness and giving credit where credit was due, since I managed to squeeze in two rides on the same afternoon/evening with two very different experiences. Some of you who follow me on Twitter might have noticed …