IT and management professional bodies join hands to improve professionalism

Published : 12:00 am  June 30, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  333 views  |  

The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) has joined hands with the Institute of Management of Sri Lanka (IMSL) in a move to develop IT savvy corporate leaders and IT professionals with good management skills. With a view to improve the IT skills of the managers, the ICT infrastructure of the organisations and the leadership skills of the ICT professionals, the President of the CSSL Ajith Salgado and the President of IMSL Anver Dole signed a MOU at the CCSL secretariat last week. Together the organisations will work towards a mutual goal of developing productivity using emerging ICT technologies and management practices and would be holding joint educational events and workshops. The two organisations... 


Samsung’s Curved TV promises ultimate immersive viewing experience

Published : 12:00 am  June 27, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  522 views  |  

Digital technology leader Samsung Electronics recently launched the Samsung Curved UHD TV, which provides the ultimate immersive viewing experience. Samsung’s Curved TV range provides a wider field of view and offers resolution that is four times greater than FHD TVs. Commenting on Samsung’s latest innovation, H. K. Chang, Managing Director, Samsung India Electronics Ltd. – Sri Lanka, stated: “With the Samsung Curved UHD TV, Samsung is pushing the boundaries of technology and innovation to create the ultimate viewing experience. Unlike a flat screen TV, the unique and iconic design of this curved TV, provides an enhanced viewing experience. Samsung remains committed to developing consumer... 


Tablets: A pill for all technological ailments

Published : 12:00 am  June 27, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  341 views  |  

By Naveed Siraj The tablet computer has made enormous strides in the last few years. Thanks to popular tablets like the iPad, the thin, touchscreen-operated computers have become the weapon of choice for many computer users as they offer a great experience when browsing the web or using one of thousands of specialised apps. Tablets vary by their power and operating systems. Processors like the Intel Atom provide considerable power for the current generation of tablets, and some tablets have dual core processors, including the Motorola Xoom and Asus Eee Transformer. Tablet operating systems Most tablets use a special operating system designed to make the most of a touch interface, this gives... 


Kaspersky Lab’s latest flagship home user products revealed

Published : 12:00 am  June 27, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  471 views  |  

Kaspersky Lab this week launched the latest versions of award-winning security solutions for home computer users in Sri Lanka. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 and Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 boast enhancements to existing protection technologies, as well as a host of brand new features to ensure the highest levels of security for users’ PCs and their digital valuables. Kaspersky Lab continues to improve Kaspersky Anti-Virus and Kaspersky Internet Security to ensure the highest levels of security for users of PCs and their digital valuables. Some of the new and enhanced features include: Safe Money Technology, Wireless Network connection security verification, Intelligent service for Wi-Fi connection... 


zReload mobile top up from Zpay

Published : 12:00 am  June 27, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  302 views  |  

Today, M-Commerce services and mobile payments are increasingly becoming more dynamic and popular, and fulfilling the ever demanding consumer need of convenience. Zpay by Imovation Solutions Ltd is leading the way in providing a mobile Reload and payment solution by utilising the strength of GSM technology in data transfer security and network medium availability, with a complete line of rich solutions portfolio based on a single platform. Sampath zReload service was recently launched together with Sampath Bank as an initial service for many different m-commerce services to follow; one device, one system that can now reload prepaid top-up for Dialog, Mobitel, Etisalat, Airtel and Hutch customers. Imovation... 


Prestigio: Best European brand launched in Sri Lanka

Published : 12:00 am  June 27, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  1 views  |  

‘Prestigio’, a dynamic international vendor of state-of-the-art IT and CE products for style-conscious consumers that is the world’s seventh largest CE brand, fifth in EMEA and number one in the mobile navigation market in the countries of CEE, has launched products to the Sri Lankan market by Redington SL Ltd, a multinational company which is among the world’s leading supply chain solution provider. Being one of the world’s fastest growing markets, Sri Lanka, has already matured in high tech mobile phones and tablet computers with a rapidly increasing demand for the presence of leading international brands. Prestigio had mapped out a well thought out strategy for making significant... 


Sinhala numerals in Unicode 7.0

Published : 12:00 am  June 26, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  438 views  |  

The Unicode Consortium has just announced the release of version 7.0 of the Unicode Standard. Unicode 7.0 includes Sinhala numerals. “The Unicode Standard supports the interchange, processing, and display of the written texts of the diverse languages of the world and in addition supports classical and historical texts of many written language,” the website www.unicode.org stated. The ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) initiated research in partnership with the University of Colombo, School of Computing. Extensive research was carried out on inscriptions on walls of temples, on numbers in horoscopes, on Ola leaf paging and the historical evolution of Sinhala numerals was studied. Sinhala numerals... 


Epic embarks on growth strategising with MTI

Published : 12:00 am  June 26, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  328 views  |  

EPIC Lanka, one of the technology leaders in providing secure electronic payment solutions and IT systems security solutions to banks and corporate organisations in Sri Lanka and the region has signed up with the international strategy consultancy MTI to enable the organisation through an intensive strategising exercise. Established in 1998, Epic Lanka is committed to innovate, develop and implement world class IT solutions in secure electronic payments, information systems security, mobile enterprise automation and secure document personalisation. It also provides a seamless and prompt customer support service in maintaining the largest network of on-line real time payment processors in the... 


Sri Lanka’s IT policies and the way forward

Published : 12:00 am  June 26, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  1 Comment  |  475 views  |  

Industrial and Financial Systems (IFS) Sri Lanka Chairman/CEO and recently-appointed ICTA Board Director Jayantha De Silva states that an industry does not only consist of the people who work in it and that policies will only survive if it involves the interests of the entire population, ranging from manufacturers and sellers to consumers. In this interview with Daily FT, De Silva talks about the role ICTA plays in formulating IT policies in Sri Lanka and the challenges it faces when taking it to an operational level. Following are excerpts:      Industrial and Financial Systems (IFS) Sri Lanka Chairman/CEO and recently-appointed ICTA Board Director Jayantha de Silva        How... 


Orange Electric gets on cloud with Microsoft Office365

Published : 12:00 am  June 26, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  320 views  |  

Orel Corporation, owner of the popular Orange Electric brand under which the company manufactures world class electrical and lighting products, recently moved to the cloud in order to further streamline their operations. The company, which is currently on a large scale overseas expansion program in both their electrical and telecom sectors, entered into an enterprise agreement with Microsoft Sri Lanka, who would deploy their cloud solution MicrosoftOffice 365, providing them with proven programs such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange Online and Microsoft Lync online. The agreement was formalised by Orel Corporation Managing Director Kushan Kodituwakku and Microsoft... 


Page 18 of 351« First...10...1617181920...304050...Last »