Tag: Online


WordPress 3.9 Released With Improved Editing Tools and More Perks

WordPress.org today announced the debut of WordPress 3.9, which adds a slew of “refinements” to the blog management tool. You can download the new release now from WordPress.org/Download. This version is dubbed “Smith” in honor of African-American jazz musician Jimmy Smith. The new features are as follows: Improved visual editing: The new visual editor has improved speed, accessibility, and mobile […]


Facebook Announces Imminent News Feed Cleanup

Facebook today announced plans to clean up the News Feed, through reducing stories that users are reporting as spammy or simply that they don’t want to see. This update will hit three specific post categories: Like-baiting posts: which explicitly asks News Feed readers to like, comment, or share the post. In other words, the goal is to […]


Ericsson and Facebook Create Innovation Lab for Internet.org

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Facebook today announced the creation of a joint innovation lab supporting the Internet.org initiative. The Internet.org Innovation Lab, an Ericsson-Facebook collaboration, will provide an environment and expertise for optimizing applications, networks, devices and services for the next five billion Internet users. Expected to open in the second half of 2014 on Facebook’s […]

ArabNet Beirut 2013 (2)

ArabNet: Online Transactions in Levant Totals $4 Billion, to Grow at 25%

The MENA region is the fastest growing e-commerce region in the world, with online shopping reaching $1 billion and online transactions totaling a stellar $15 billion –a 45% YoY increase. Omar Soudoudi, Managing Director at Payfort, says that e-commerce growth will remain at 25%, higher than any other region worldwide. According to Omar, the biggest opportunity […]


vLine Link, The Free Simple Video Chat

A few weeks ago, we discovered and tried this Technology bit. vLine Link. vLine has been leading the WebRTC charge for two years with a platform -vLine for developers- that makes it easy to add video chat to any website. Founders Strong, Adam Fineberg, and Prakash Ramakrishna began VLine at the end of 2010 after […]


Security In a Week – Issue #1

3-10 December 2013 I am back to writing about security, this is my passion after all. So here we are with a totally new article series entitled security in a week. This is a series of article that will posted each week covering security news from all around the globe. Have you ever wished to […]


Lebaneseblogs.com – An Interview With Mustapha Hamoui

Lebaneseblogs.com has been around for some time and has made a major impact on the Lebanese digital crowd with its comprehensive and up-to-date content that combines all posts by various Lebanese bloggers from all around the world. And this week, it has witnessed a new update that will provide a major boost in user experience […]


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 […]


Google Doodle: Hermann Rorschach’s Birthday

Google is celebrating the 129th birthday of Freudian psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach with a doodle showing his famous inkblot test. The black and white doodle features a cartoon version of the renowned psychoanalyst sitting with a notepad and pen, while disembodied hands hold a piece of paper containing a simple inkblot in front of the screen. […]