Oracle makes way for innovation through integrated solutions for businesses

Published : 12:01 am  February 6, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,271 views  |  

By Cheranka Mendis In a fast paced world with continuous evolvement in business and IT, the challenge now is to find time and space for innovation and business development. With innovation becoming a key factor for success and growth in a company, making enough time for companies to innovate is becoming a global worry in the face of fast paced development and integration. For Sri Lanka too, this issue is becoming a threat when it comes to developing world class products catering to the latest trends and demands of the world.  Read More →


Bharti Airtel to buy Alcatel-Lucent stake in India JV

Published : 12:00 am  February 6, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  402 views  |  

Reuters: Bharti Airtel said it would buy the entire equity stake of Alcatel-Lucent SA in a joint venture company that manages the fixed-line and broadband networks for India’s top telecommunications carrier.  Read More →


Electronic fraud

Published : 12:00 am  February 6, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  425 views  |  

Electronic usage commenced in our country about 25 years ago. Currently its usage is in all transactions communication, etc. (computer, e-mail, website, etc.). At the same time massive frauds, scandals are shaking Sri Lanka (worldwide too). These frauds are well planned in consultation with fraudulent computer experts.  Read More →


Dell to go private in $24.4 b deal

Published : 12:00 am  February 6, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  400 views  |  

REUTERS – Michael Dell will take computer company Dell Inc private in a $24.4 billion deal that marks the biggest leveraged buyout since the financial crisis. The company’s founder and CEO, and private equity firm Silver Lake are paying $13.65 per share in cash for the world’s No. 3 computer maker.  Read More →


CICRA launches Project Management version 5.0

Published : 12:00 am  February 6, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  1 Comment  |  1,837 views  |  

For the first time in Sri Lanka, CICRA Education will launch Project Management Professional (PMP) version 5.0 next week. “Project Management Institute (PMI), USA that regulates a Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) has just released its version five and we’ll be the first in Sri Lanka to conduct training with this new guide,” CICRA Director/CEO Boshan Dayaratne said.  Read More →


Google pledges fight over government access to users’ email

Published : 12:00 am  January 31, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  938 views  |  

Reuters: Google will lobby Washington in 2013 to make it harder for law enforcement authorities to gain access to emails and other digital messages. In a blog post on Monday, linked to Data Privacy Day, Google’s Chief Legal Officer, David Drummond, said the tech giant, in coalition with many other powerful tech companies, will try to convince Congress to update a 1986 privacy protection law.  Read More →


Philips exits shrinking home entertainment business

Published : 12:00 am  January 31, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  767 views  |  

Reuters: Philips Electronics agreed to sell its audio and video business to Japan’s Funai Electric Company for 150 million Euros, quitting a traditional sector to focus on its more profitable home appliances and healthcare operations.  Read More →


Apple announces iPad with double storage capacity

Published : 12:00 am  January 31, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  751 views  |  

REUTERS: Apple Inc said on Tuesday that it will sell a version of its iPad tablet computer with 128 gigabytes of storage, which is twice the capacity of its existing models.  Read More →


Microsoft launches new Office for consumers

Published : 12:00 am  January 31, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  709 views  |  

Reuters: Microsoft Corp launched its new Office software on Tuesday, featuring constantly updated, online access to documents from a range of devices as the world’s largest software company attempts to tailor its most profitable product to a mobile generation.  Read More →


SLIIT joins EMC Academic Alliance Program

Published : 12:00 am  January 30, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,321 views  |  

Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), the largest IT degree awarding institute in Sri Lanka, announced it has joined the global EMC Academic Alliance program (EAA) from EMC Corporation.  Read More →


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