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Think Big! Win IBIC!

9:59 am in Entrepreneurship, Starting up, Technical by Krystel Khalil

Got an Innovative Idea? Ready for the Challenge?

Take part in Intel Berytech Innovation Challenge (IBIC) and become the new business or industry leader! Apply before July 25, 2012 and be part of a worldwide Global Competition, getting the chance to win exceptional opportunities to startup your company. Register on www.ibic.co

June 6 is for IPv6: This Time for Real!

10:34 am in Berytech News, General, Technical, Tools by Nicolas Rouhana

As the successor to the current Internet Protocol, IPv4, IPv6 is critical to the Internet’s continued growth as a platform for innovation and economic development. Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day event held on 8 June 2011, World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment of IPv6.

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Near Field Communication – Applications & Opportunities

10:43 am in Technical, Technology Round Table, Tools by Youssef Kassab

NFC LogoNFC is a set of short-range wireless technologies that allow communication and exchange of data between devices by touching or bringing them within a radius of more or less 10 centimeters. NFC is an extension of the RFID technology. It requires 13.56 MHz frequency and has short working range which makes it more suitable for secure communication between devices.

NFC allows a device, usually a mobile phone, to collect data from another device or NFC tag at close range. In many ways, it’s like a contactless payment card that is integrated into a phone. In other ways, it’s similar to Bluetooth, except that instead of programming two devices to work together, they can simply touch to establish a connection. Read the rest of this entry →

Everything is going CLOUD!

5:10 pm in Entrepreneurship, Meet the Entrepreneurs, Technical by Krystel Khalil

Cloud computing is a new trend in the IT world changing our perception of computing and replacing traditional server hosting and storage solutions. This technology brings new advantages with it and helps companies improve their productivity, in this vibrant and constantly changing world, such as lower startup costs, better scalability and efficient payment model.

Cloud computing will definitely affect companies’ business models, involve new kind of partners and influence their strategies in a way or another.

Having a marketing background, I felt curious to attend the technology round table (TRT) session yesterday, held at Berytech, covering Cloud Computing, lead by Rabih Nassar, expert in the field and CEO of Element N. I was encouraged to learn more Read the rest of this entry →

Passwords are Like Underwear!

4:13 pm in General, Social Media, Technical, Tools by Nicolas Rouhana

“Passwords are like underwear! You change them often, and don’t share them!” This well-known statement was repeated by Potech Consulting team during their presentation at the first Technology Round Table of 2012 at Berytech, Thurs Jan 26, on the topic of Security Awareness. Potech experts shared with the audience lots of insight regarding security issues.

Innovation, a Necessity for Firms

5:02 pm in Entrepreneurship, General, Starting up, Technical by salim tannous

Innovation is becoming a crucial factor in company survival because of the evolution of the competitive environment. Modern organizations are under ever increasing competitive pressure to maintain market share, enhance product range, improve efficiency and reduce cost. The ability of an organization to grow is dependent upon its ability to generate new ideas and to exploit them effectively for their long-term benefit of the organization.

Technology based innovations coming in rapid sequence, have been seen as the crucial source of prosperity, fundamental to business success and the remedy of all business problems. Read the rest of this entry →