IT / Telecom / Tech

Innovative LG G6 is here

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Abans recently launched LG’s newest flagship smartphone, the LG G6, for the first time in Sri Lanka, being the country’s sole authorise...


Combining cultural influence, core values of innovation and deep consumer insights with global expertise

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

  Messenger enters into partnership with Japanese veteran advertising agency network Chuo Senko Co-Founder...


Strong Sri Lankan sales wins Gestetner best performance in RICOH Asia Pacific

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Gestetner of Ceylon PLC once again won resounding recognition for its tremendous sales performance over the past year, rising above its peers in th...


Dell EMC delivers wave of innovation with IT and digital transformation for enterprises in Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Dell EMC has announced a wave of new innovations, serving a specific and meaningful role towards helping enterprises realise their goals for digita...


Union Bank wins 4 awards at LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2017

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

Standing from left: LankaClear GM/CEO Channa De Silva, Lanka Clear Chairman Anil Amarasuriya, Union Bank AVP Retail Liability Products and Alternat...


Bank of Ceylon bags top award at LankaPay Technnovation Awards

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

  Organised with the objective of driving financial inclusivity in the country by fueling the use of electronic transactions,...


EU backs Sri Lankan IT

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

By Charumini de Silva With the global IT industry projected to grow by 4.1% to beyond the $ 3.5 trillion mark this year, Sri Lanka promises to pl...


10 questions any user should ask before signing up for VPN

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

NordVPN (Virtual Private Network) has seen its users growing steadily in 2017, reflecting the global tendency of internet users looking for ways to...


SLT launches islandwide free ‘pre-paid’ public Wi-Fi promotion

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

Following the successful conclusion of free ‘post-paid’ public Wi-Fi promotions in February and March, Sri Lanka Telecom has launched a...


The role of analytics in a digital business

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

Every organisation aspires to be a ‘digital business’ even though some might not be absolutely clear as to how they can do this. The in...


Soaring to great heights via secured digital transformation

/ Tuesday, 20 June 2017 00:00

It’s safe to say that the next industrial revolution is here. And for businesses trying to play a part in it, they must transform digitally. ...


Financial industry to vie for recognition at LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2017 today

/ Tuesday, 20 June 2017 00:00

In a quest to drive financial inclusivity in the country by fuelling the use of electronic transactions, Sri Lanka’s first and the only Payme...


A look into the evolution of data centre storage

/ Tuesday, 20 June 2017 00:00

  It has been over 60 years since IBM introduced the first disk, the IBM 350, which was the size of a large wardrobe, with a ...


Amazon takes ‘brick and mortar’ route; shakes up grocery aisles with $ 13.7 b buy of US supermarket chain

/ Monday, 19 June 2017 00:53

Reuters: Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would buy US organic supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion, including debt, marking ...


Trident with HP launches new ink tank printers for high-volume home and office users in Sri Lanka

/ Monday, 19 June 2017 00:53

Trident Corporation General Manager Hilmey Niyas and HP Inc Category Manager – Print, Asian Emerging Countries Ginsara Dias   ...


Virtusa wins 2017 Pega Partner Award for Partner Excellence in Thought Leadership for Agile Enterprise

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Virtusa Corporation, a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that accelerates business outcomes for its clients, has received the 2...


EU pulls plug on mobile roaming charges

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

AFP: The European Union rang in the end of cross-border roaming charges for mobile phone users in the 28-nation bloc on Thursday, hailing it as &ld...


Global mobile subscriptions hit 7.6 billion in Q1

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Global mobile subscriptions are growing at around four% year-on-year, reaching 7.6 billion in the first quarter (Q1) of the year, according to the ...


Samsung to invest $ 762 m to expand northern India plant

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Reuters: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has announced an investment of INR 49.15 billion ($ 762 million) to double its mobile phone production at its p...


World’s largest telecom cable maker sees 10% growth in 2017

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Milan (Reuters): Prysmian, the world’s largest cable maker, expects revenue at its telecoms operations to rise 10% this year, compared with a...


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On which “beast’s” back does the burden of governance (not) rest?

23 June 2017

I was very hopeful when circumstances necessitated a national government of sorts in a hazy summer concatenation now long forgotten. At the time, we all thought the union of two major mainstream mindsets would result in a smorgasbord of good thing...


Yes or no to Paris Accord; let us reassess climate change

23 June 2017

By K.C. Somaratna Introduction I attended an international conference titled ‘Climate Change: Facing the challenge beyond COP 21’ in Colombo in February 2017. The conference attracted climate scientists from many countr...


Education allocations must target youth unemployment

23 June 2017

There is now a commitment to increase the number of students entering universities by 2020 and also to allocate more funds for vocational training.  The current intake into government universities is around 25,000 per year. Nearly 60% (150,...


Our tryst with mosquitoes!

22 June 2017

This small specie – small in size but quite big in impact – is creating havoc among us these days. The Government has a serious emergency at hand consequent to mosquito bites and specifically the bites of one species – Aedes aegy...


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