Apple asks suppliers to produce up to 80 m large-screen iPhones

Published : 12:00 am  July 24, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  333 views  |  

REUTERS: Apple Inc has asked suppliers to manufacture between 70 million and 80 million of its two forthcoming large-screen iPhones by the end of the year, its largest initial production run of iPhones, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Its forecast for the iPhones with 4.7-inch (11.9-cm) and 5.5-inch (14-cm) displays is much larger than the initial order last year of between 50 million and 60 million for iPhone 5S and 5C models, the people told the Journal.    A worker wipes a poster advertisement for Apple’s iPhone 5C on a wall of Japan’s biggest mobile phone operator NTT Docomo Inc shop before its launch ceremony for the start of... 

iOM fills in mid-market void with SAGE ERP

Published : 12:00 am  July 24, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  636 views  |  

     iOM (Singapore) Director John Goh flanked in either side by Regional Sales Manager Ong Chee Lee and Sage Software Asia Assistant Sales Manager Adrian Ang iOM, a regional leader in IT support and services, announced its appointment as a partner for Sage 300 ERP. Sage 300 ERP (formerly known as Sage ERP Accpac) is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software system that serves small and medium-sized businesses in professional services, financial services, the public sector, and other markets such as distribution and wholesale. In Singapore and Philippines, iOM has been selling and supporting Oracle’s application suite mainly catering to Tier 1 business requirements. In... 

Singer-Sony Mobiles ring exclusive distributorship deal with Xperia range launch

Published : 12:00 am  July 24, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  415 views  |  

Introduces new premium flagship waterproof Xperia Z2Android smartphone with superior display, 4K recording and digital noise cancelling technology    At the launch of the Xperia Z2, the new premium flagship waterproof smartphone from left: Singer Sri Lanka Assistant Brand Manager Sony Mobiles Shamil Gunetileke, Singer Sri Lanka Group CEO Asoka Pieris, Sony South East Asia Sri Lanka Office Chief Representative Razali Ya’acub Mohamed and Sony Representative Office Sri Lanka Head of Marketing Dilshan Gammampila with the models – Pic by Daminda Harsha Perera Singer Sri Lanka PLC, the country’s number one brand and number one smartphone marketer, was appointed as the exclusive distributor... 

UPnP Forum bridges IoT and Cloud with UPnP+

Published : 12:00 am  July 24, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  207 views  |  

Global home networking standards group, UPnP Forum, is driving UPnP+ forward, using the Cloud to connect the Internet of Things (IoT) to the things you will have in your home and make those things even more capable. UPnP Forum, which is exhibiting at this year’s IBC (12-16 September), will demonstrate UPnP+ capabilities using sensor management control over a Cloud network to show how UPnP can integrate devices into the IoT. UPnP Forum has created a strategy around using new and existing UPnP device control protocols (DCPs) and UPnP Cloud architecture to provide UPnP protocols specifically for IoT applications. UPnP core technology provides a base for IoT, creating bridges to both wide-area... 

China’s Xiaomi hopes Mi 4 smartphone can take on Apple

Published : 12:00 am  July 23, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  1 Comment  |  521 views  |  

Reuters: Xiaomi launched its flagship Mi 4 smartphone at a glitzy event in Beijing, where the Chinese budget handset maker’s Chief Executive sought to challenge larger US rival Apple Inc. The Mi 4 comes as budget handset makers in China are competing more aggressively on price and generous features, with even high-end manufacturers feeling the pressure. South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Ltd said this month that its disappointing smartphone shipments were due to poor sales in China, which had 1.27 billion mobile subscribers in June. Dressed in a black T-shirt and blue jeans, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun took aim repeatedly at iPhone maker Apple during the presentation on Tuesday, comparing the design... 

OpenArc offers ‘Training for Certification’ workshops with QAI Global

Published : 12:00 am  July 23, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  265 views  |  

Being the first of its kind, the workshop on Software Testing leading to Certified Software Tester (CAST) Certification which will be held in Colombo end July has been received very well by corporates and individual professionals from diverse industries in Sri Lanka. The two-day workshop by a QAI Master-Trainer will be supplemented by a one-month email support with QAI. This mentoring is another unique feature designed to provide support to the participants in their achievement of the QAI certification. Further fresh graduates could utilise these workshops and certification to gain highly employable skills and qualification. The workforce development and consulting arm of OpenArc Campus, OpenArc... 

SLIIT welcomes 11th student intake for master’s degree programs

Published : 12:00 am  July 23, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  706 views  |  

With the aim of equipping students with a well-recognised MSc qualification, SLIIT, the premier degree awarding institute welcomed its eleventh batch of master’s degree students. The welcome ceremony was held at the SLIIT Metropolitan Campus recently. Participating at this ceremony was Professor Lakshman Ratnayake, Chairman of SLIIT, Professor Lalith Gamage, President/CEO OF SLIIT, Professor Sam Karunaratne, Professor/Academic Advisor of SLIIT, SLIIT staff and the new students. Students can select from the following master’s degree programs; MSc in Information Technology, MSc in Information Management, MSc in Information Systems, MSc in IT (specialising in cyber security) and MSc Degree... 

Samsung Global CEO arrives in Sri Lanka

Published : 12:00 am  July 23, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  276 views  |  

Samsung Global CEO Boo-Keun Yoon (third from left) was warmly welcomed to Sri Lanka on Monday by Taj Samudra, Colombo Area Director and General Manager Rohit Khosla (second from left). Here Boo-Keun Yoon with Rohit Khosla and Samsung Country Manager Hyun Ki Chang (third from right) along with other officials at the Taj Samudra, Colombo  Read More →

IIT introduces program to acquire digital life-skills

Published : 12:00 am  July 23, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  247 views  |  

The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) which has been a pioneer in offering internal British degrees in Sri Lanka since 1990 has introduced a study program leading to a Preliminary Certificate in Computing (PCC). This latest addition to IIT’s study programs is a unique six month course which will cater to those seeking an all-round IT experience and for those looking forward to acquiring a valid and recognised IT qualification. It’s an essential qualification for students interested in moving towards successful, professional careers containing all the basic IT, mathematics, communication skills and digital life skills necessary for today and tomorrow. The PCC qualification will also... 

CSSL ICT skills certification

Published : 12:01 am  July 22, 2014  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  397 views  |  

The certification of ICT skills is imperative. That is why the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) in partnership with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) offers a certification of ICT skills based on the SFIA (Skills Framework for the Information Age) competency framework. Any CSSL member could apply to be certified in any of the 96 SFIA skills and seven levels of responsibility defined in the SFIA framework. The framework provides a clear description of each professional skill and generic skills at each level of responsibility. SFIA is an open source, two dimensional skills matrix developed in 1998, by the Skills Framework for the Information Age Foundation, a UK consortium comprising IET,... 

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