IT / Telecom / Tech

Panasonic partners with Metropolitan Telecom Services in Sri Lanka

/ Thursday, 23 February 2017 00:00

 From left: Panasonic India’s Pranay Dhabhani, Panasonic’s Takuya Sunahase, Metropolitan Telecom Service Director Sanjeev Ariaratn...


iOMHelp gets app

/ Thursday, 23 February 2017 00:00

Since the early ’90s iOM has been in a league of its own when it came to (software) post implementation support. iOM used what was then known...


USA’s SnoopWall Inc. signs technology distribution partnership with Exire Technologies

/ Thursday, 23 February 2017 00:00

In a ground breaking move, Exire Technologies Ltd., a subsidiary of Shifting Lifestyles Ltd., has launched NetSHIELD, the world’s first breac...


Prima Management Services first Axis partner to receive ‘Gold’

/ Thursday, 23 February 2017 00:00

Prima Group Sri Lanka Tan Beng Chuan (right) receives the Gold Certification from Axis Communications Country Head Akalanka Wijesundera. Others fro...


Esri clear on the route to take with its map tech

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

Seventy-one-year-old Jack Dangermond and his wife Laura Dangermond are often together described as the “King and Queen of GIS technology,&rdq...


Businesses take note: Less than half of employees say they have the right technology to do their jobs

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

  New Oracle Global Engagement Study states that digital technology, leadership and company values rank among top distinguishers f...


WSO2 announces repositioning of Open Source products

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

  Move to drive digital transformation agility at WSO2Con User Conference  A new generation of digital busine...


SLT gets go-ahead to construct Tier 3 internet data centre in Pitipana

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

From left: N-able Managing Director/Chief Executive Peter D’Almeida, Uptime Institute South Asia Senior Director Patrick Chan, Uptime Institu...


Expo 2020 Dubai partners with SAP to create ‘made-for-you’ experience for millions of visitors

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

Reuters: Expo 2020 Dubai has partnered with software solutions firm SAP to deliver tailor-made experiences to the millions of people set to visit t...


Sri Lankan ICT sector poised to benefit significantly after B2B meetings in Tokyo

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

  A group of Sri Lankan ICT companies were able to make a strong impact at the B2B meetings held with 12 key Japanese ICT com...


Park Smart mobile app launched

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:12

CMC Deputy Commissioner Engineering and Services Lalith Wickramaratne launching the ‘Park Smart’ app. Also present from left: ...


Data science enthusiasts gather for 4th Colombo Big Data Meetup

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:11

The fourth session of the Colombo Big Data Meetup was held at VirtusaPolaris recently, where industry professionals discussed the latest findings i...


Apple to start India manufacturing in coming months with iPhone SE

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:10

MUMBAI (Reuters): Apple Inc will in the coming months start assembling its lower-priced iPhone SE models at a contract manufacturer’s plant i...


CodeGen partners University of Moratuwa for Artificial Intelligence innovations

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:09

The first Artificial Intelligence Innovations Lab in Sri Lanka titled QBITS was introduced by CodeGen International Ltd., at the University of Mora...


CSSL announces National IT Conference – 2017 with major regional and international partnerships

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:08

The National IT Conference (NITC) of Sri Lanka will be held from 11 to 15 September in Colombo, in partnership with the SEARCC Conference – 2...


Cashing in on APIs – Leveraging technology to boost your business

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

Even if you’re not an excessively tech-savvy individual, you most likely would have used a mobile application in your mobile device via an in...


Ravi K extends invite to Jack Ma

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

By Charumini de Silva Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday said that following Alibaba Founder and Chairman Jack Ma’s interest in i...


Telenor to roll out Google’s new messaging service in Asia, Europe

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

Reuters: Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Thursday it partnered with Telenor ASA to roll out Rich Communications Services (RCS), an upgraded mes...


Lanka Bell bill payments now via eZ Cash

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s pioneering and largest mobile money network, eZ Cash, is partnering with Lanka Bell for bill payments. eZ Cash customers can now ...


Eguardian Lanka highlights cyber security concerns for financial services sector

/ Thursday, 16 February 2017 00:13

  Eguardian Lanka shed light on emerging cyber security threats to the financial services industry at its ‘Way Forward ...


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