November 11, 2014
You can finally edit captions on Instagram; a review of Blackberry Passport; the smartphone market in UAE is expected to US$ 9.3 billion in 2019.
November 10, 2014
Lebanese brides run Beirut marathon in wedding dresses;Annual prediction report from cybersecurity leader reveals that retail and financial institutions outside of the US will feel the wrath of cybercriminals in 2015; The Middle East’s first-of-its-kind superstore has officially opened its doors in Dubai
The Israeli government voted to endorse legislation to extend Israeli law to settlements in the West Bank; the Lebanese and the Army will keep ISIL away; Al-Qaeda’s Syrian Judiciary—is it really what al-Jolani makes it out to be?
November 9, 2014
Who is the beautiful green-eyed Afghan child who appeared on the cover of National Geographic magazine in 1985?; 8 months later, Mark Zuckerberg finally tells us why Facebook Messenger is a standalone app; Want to hold the media accountable for their actions? Now you can with project Checkdesk!
November 8, 2014
Foul play Facebook: The popular social network confesses to helping various governments monitor users
Facebook confesses to helping Arab and Muslim governments, along with the CIA, in censoring and monitoring efforts; Anti-censorship play in Lebanon gets surprise approval from Lebanon's censors; Qatar has concluded a $10mn deal to acquire the legacy of Albert Einstein in a bid to increase its number of Nobel Prize laureates.
November 6, 2014
The new look of Hezbollah's elite forces; this idea that even objective criticism of Islam must be considered a personal or even racist attack is not unpopular amongst the political Left; Tunisian election paves the way for a brave new future
Whatsapp introduced the blue double check feature which means that the message has been read; Alexander Wang X H&M collection has finally landed in Lebanon; based on NOW’s interview with Dr. El-Khoury, there aren’t any scientific studies or proof that this new digital drug is harmful.
November 5, 2014
From ISIL Oil refinery manager to Vogue-selected fashion designer, all jobs are possible in the Middle East!
ISIL is looking for an Oil Refinery Manager at $225,000 a year; Egyptian filmakers take on Hollywood big-budget films with movies shot on cell phones; and Pepsi and Vogue Italia Showcase design talent in the region.
ISIL fighters filmed preparing for the sex slave market day and wanting blue and green eyed girls; Facebook confesses to collaborating with Arab and “Muslim” governments to censor government critics; and is the simple yet charismatic Egyptian mother who famously said "shut your mouse, Obama" the future of Arabic news and entertainment?
November 4, 2014
It started last year with a blind tasting... 10 shawarma places and one clear winner: They said it's called Joseph; Kuwait is the fattest country in the world coming in first place; Two years after its launch, the Virtual Museum of Censorship in Lebanon is still documenting impediments in freedom of expression.
First case of digital drugs detected in Lebanon; half of 52-strong “FSA” force leave Kobani fight after disputes with Kurds; criticism of Islamic fundamentalism is considered criticism of the entire religion of Islam and therefore treated as a red line that no one can fathom crossing.
November 3, 2014
The hidden aesthetic agenda of wearable technology for the internt users; The impact of SEO, Social Media, E Newsletter, Blogging on Digital Marketing; and Lenovo’s Yoga 3 Pro VS. MacBook Air.
New documentary on HBO features interviews and history on the 50's and 60's blues era, rock era; Samsung Electronics continues to set new records high; and Harry Zakour has all good reasons to run for a Ruling Party Chairmanship in Ghana.
November 2, 2014
The Islamic State's brut force is the product of a complex power structure, and it's extent is pretty terrifying.
SodaStream fizzles out in the West Bank, but the brand says their relocation reasons are misunderstood
Following a year of calls to boycott, a dip in international sales and the Scarlett Johansson and Oxfam incident everyone remembers best, Israel's SodaStream is moving operations out of the West Bank, but their reasons might be misunderstood.