IT / Telecom / Tech

Airtel celebrates 8 years, pushes to expand network

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:37

By Himal Kotelawala India-based telecom operator Bharti Airtel celebrated eight years in Sri Lanka yesterday, announcing plans to expand its netw...


Business Intelligence for HRIS

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:36

  Business Intelligence (BI) is a computer based technique used in spotting, digging-out, and analysing data. iOM BI uses a...


Red Hat to help Sri Lanka embrace open source

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:36

  Open source software giant Red Hat has expressed interest in playing an integral part in disruption in Sri Lanka through op...


S. Korea court rejects arrest warrant for Samsung heir

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:36

  AFP: A South Korean court on Thursday refused to authorise the arrest of the heir to the Samsung business empire, in a setb...


Facebook to build third foreign data center in Denmark

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:35

  Reuters: Facebook will build a new data center in the Danish city of Odense, the California-based tech company said at a pr...


BlackRock owns 5% of Toshiba, likely becoming top shareholder

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:35

  Reuters: BlackRock Inc has a stake in Toshiba Corp of 5.01%, according to a Japanese government filing, likely becoming the...


EU antitrust regulators welcome Amazon, Apple audiobook deal

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:34

Reuters: A decision by Amazon and Apple to scrap all exclusivity obligations in the supply and distribution of audiobooks will likely boost competi...


Streaming Service Iflix Launches in Pakistan

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:34

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Asia-based video streaming firm Iflix has begun operations in Pakistan. The launch lifts its operating footprint to eig...


HP Enterprise buys US software startup for $650 m

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

AFP: Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday announced a deal to buy business data management firm SimpliVity for $650 million in cash. Founded in ...


Fraudsters use sham UK charity appeals to steal money via emails, social media

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

Reuters: LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fraudsters have been using social media and emails to trick British corporations and members of the ...


Etisalat ranked as Best Service Operator in Sri Lanka

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

Etisalat has been assessed and confirmed by the telecommunications regulator as the best service level delivered call centre in the country among m...


Smartphone revolution blazes on as iPhone turns 10

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

AFP: The smartphone continues to change the world a decade after the debut of the iPhone, even as Apple is under pressure to come up with a new won...


Airtel inspiring young entrepreneurs at EDEX Expo 2017

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

  From left: Bharti Airtel Lanka Head Brands and Marketing Communications Charith De Chickera, Bharti Airtel Lanka Chief Financial Off...


How to be truly anonymous online in 2017

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

Online security is becoming a bigger issue than ever, as 2016 seemingly brought one of the worst years ever when it comes to staying secur...


Sri Lanka CERT|CC trains Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka CERT|CC, the national centre for cyber security in Sri Lanka, recently undertook an assignment to train the staff of Bhutan&rsqu...


Synchronising the digital customer and business

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

By hSenid Mobile The digital phenomenon is a hot topic that has forced businesses to question whether it is a passing trend or a strateg...


Mydeal.lk Year End Shopping Carnival 2016 a major success

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

  MyDeal.lk. was the Platinum Sponsor of the recently concluded ‘MyDeal.lk Year End Shopping Carnival 2016’ held ...


E-tel launches high-end, 4G, curved, Virtual Reality smartphone in Sri Lanka

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

E-tel, the popular home-grown mobile phone brand in Sri Lanka, has consolidated its position in the smartphone segment with the launch of an all-ne...


HP DesignJet celebrates 25 years of reinventing design

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

  Building on the famous HP 7550A, HP DraftPro and HP DraftMasters pen plotters and the industry standard HP Graphics Langu...


Epic Technology Group launches corporate flag

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s premier award winning technology conglomerate Epic Technology group, synonymous for innovative ‘FinTech’ Solutions la...


Today's Columnists

Steamrolling of Central Bank by Minister of Finance: An unsavoury development?

23 January 2017

An unsavoury rift between the Central Bank and Minister of Finance A growing rift between Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and the senior management of the Central Bank is surfacing now, worrying both financial markets and prospective fo...


Sustainability: How that translates to agriculture

23 January 2017

Once cultivated, traditional paddy that is grown organically will establish its own markets based on the consumer demand   For the longest time the word “sustainable agriculture” was a catch phrase only. I...


Yahapalanaya lapses – Is Mahinda the option for Muslims?

21 January 2017

Former Minister, Speaker and Premadasa/Rajapaksa loyalist and National List nominee Parliamentarian A.H.M. Azwer along with a few other Muslim Mahinda diehards claim that Yahapalanaya under President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil W...


First Sinhala talkie ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ was released 70 years ago

21 January 2017

History was made 70 years ago when the film ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ (Broken Promise) premiered at the Kingsley Theatre in Colombo on 21 January 1947. The Chief Guest was D.S. Senanayake, Minister of Agriculture and Lands under the State C...


Columnists More