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Jul 20

Lebanese Losing Faith as Politicians Fumble over Economy

Lebanese Losing Faith as Politicians Fumble over Economy

For days, Lebanese TV stations have been blanketed with live coverage as lawmakers held heated debate over a controversial austerity budget meant to salvage the flailing economy, with protests outside parliament and critics denouncing its focus on tax hikes and wage cuts. Mohammed Badran,"...

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Jul 20

Parliament Approves State Budget after 'Settlement' Reached with Retired Servicemen

Parliament Approves State Budget after 'Settlement' Reached with Retired Servicemen

Parliament on Friday approved the 2019 state budget after three days of heated parliamentary debate.

The budget was passed with 83 votes in favor, 17 against and one abstention.

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Jul 20

Launch of Directors Lab Mediterranean at AUB

Launch of Directors Lab Mediterranean at AUB

NNA - Directors Lab Mediterranean, a sister Lab to Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab in NYC founded by Anne Cattaneo in 1995, was launched at the American University of Beirut (AUB).

In a press release by AUB, it said: 'Hosted by the Theater Initiative at AUB and the Department"...

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Jul 20

 Boustani inaugurates sewage treatment plant in Zahle: May it be first phase of Bekaa, Litani Basin decontamination plan

Boustani inaugurates sewage treatment plant in Zahle: May it be first phase of Bekaa, Litani Basin decontamination plan

NNA - Minister of Energy and Water, Nada Boustani, inaugurated a sewage treatment plant in Zahle funded by the Italian government, in the presence of Italian Ambassador to Lebanon, Massimo Marotti, MP Anwar Jomaa, Chairman of the Council for Development and Reconstruction, Nabil Jisr, and"...

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Jul 19

Secure-D Releases the First Ever Mobile Malware Analytics Platform

Secure-D Releases the First Ever Mobile Malware Analytics Platform

Secure-D, mobile security platform by leading technology company Upstream, launched a new mobile malware center that reports suspicious Android applications it detects and blocks around the world. The information on the Secure-D Index, currently in beta, allows anyone to easily find what apps pose a threat to their privacy and pocket, in one place, for free. Data is openly available to the whole mobile industry, from app developers, ad networks and publishers, to media, advertisers and mobile network operators that all fall prey to mobile ad fraud. The Secure-D Index includes an aggregated list of Android applications that have been identified......

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Jul 19

Swrve Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms

Swrve Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms

Swrve, the world leader in real-time, relevant customer engagement, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms 1. Swrve was one of 18 vendors evaluated in the report. This is the second consecutive year that Swrve has been placed in the Leaders quadrant. Swrve is a real-time marketing and customer engagement platform that enables the world’s largest brands to scale communications to millions of customers, and meet the exact needs of each customer wherever they are, and regardless of channel. Swrve’s real-time relevant engine allows marketing, customer......

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Jul 19

Toshiba Memory to Rebrand as “Kioxia” in October

Toshiba Memory to Rebrand as “Kioxia” in October

Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation announced today that it will officially change its name to Kioxia Holdings Corporation on October 1, 2019. The name Kioxia (kee-ox-ee-uh) will be adopted for the names of all Toshiba Memory companies, largely effective on the same date. Kioxia is a combination of the Japanese word kioku meaning “memory” and the Greek word axia meaning “value.” Merging “memory” with “value,” Kioxia represents the company’s mission to uplift the world with “memory,” which forms the foundation of the company’s vision. Kioxia will cultivate the new era of......

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Jul 18

Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, U.S. customers shrink

Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, U.S. customers shrink

Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost U.S. streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas, an announcement that jarred investors ahead of looming competition.

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Jul 18

The Big 5 gears up for 40th anniversary celebrations

The Big 5 gears up for 40th anniversary celebrations

Reaching a remarkable milestone in Dubai, The Big 5, the Middle East’s largest construction event, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year.

On the backdrop of four decades of success, the mega show will turn into a global hub for the entire construction industry at"...

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Jul 18

Trump's tariffs trip up the all-American RV industry

Trump's tariffs trip up the all-American RV industry

ELKHART, Ind. (Reuters) - Carrie Gray points to a stack of unwelcome mail on a conference table at the offices of Renegade RV, one of the leading U.S. manufacturers of high-end recreational vehicles. She’s buried in bad news from most of her about 350 suppliers.

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