Weekly Wrap-Up: August 26-30

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At Wamda, we've decided to bundle up some of our top content for you every week. So every Thursday, look out for our Weekly Wrap-Up if you want to make sure you don't miss out on any event or major news.

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Pic of the Week

Pic of the Week

Why did Glen, our Features Editor, choose this illustration to reflect upon for our 'Pic of the Week' entry?

Read the entry to find out, and share your thoughts.

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Activists Plan Blackout to Protest ICT Censorship in Jordan

Jordan Blackout

Digital activists held a country-wide internet black-out on Wednesday 29th, protesting the proposed amendments to the Press and Publications Law.

Meet New Beirut Workspace and Social Venture Hub AltCity

AltCity EntrepreneurIf you're an entrepreneur looking for a workspace in Beirut, head on over to AltCity, set to open on August.

They're also opening a café and a hackerspace.

9 Secrets for Replicating Silicon Valley's Success

Global Innovation SummitWhat is it about businesses in Silicon Valley that makes them successful? @kiardavis shares what 400 people brought together at the Global Innovation Summit (GIS) came up with.

Semantic Tool From Lebanon Set to Transform Search

CTRLDr. Walid Saba, Eddy Touma, and Ramy Ghaly of Pragmatech are set to release CTRL, a semantic search engine that functions as an add-in for Microsoft Word.

Abraaj Capital Art Prize Announces Winners for 2013

Abraj Capital Art PrizeThis week, Abraj Capital Art Prize announced the winners of the fifth edition of their competition’s fifth edition. Check out the winners and their artwork here.

Entrepreneur of the Week

Pascale Moussawbah

This week's 'Entrepreneur of the Week' is Pascale Moussawbah, co-founder of Aachab Online. Pascale explains how, along with her brother, she turned her parents' business into an e-commerce with great UX. Watch her interview here.

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