IT / Telecom / Tech

Amazon launches upgraded Kindle e-reader

/ Thursday, 30 June 2016 00:00

AFP: Amazon on Wednesday unveiled an upgraded Kindle, aiming to boost its e-reader sales with a thinner, lighter device at a low price. The new K...


Huawei’s P9 debuts, reinventing smartphone photography

/ Thursday, 30 June 2016 00:00

From left: Huawei Device Sri Lanka Country Head Henry Liu, Huawei Sri Lanka CEO Shunli Wang, Singer Sri Lanka Group CEO Asoka Pieris and...


HTC to bag 10% of local market share by end of Q3 2016

/ Thursday, 30 June 2016 00:00

HTC South East Asia Director Rengeeth Nair, HTC South Asia and India President  Faisal Siddiqui,  SLT Mobitel General Manager ...


Luxury apartment up for grabs in ‘Win Your Home with Samsung’ promotion

/ Thursday, 30 June 2016 00:00

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. offers one lucky customer an opportunity of a lifetime to win a luxury apartment at the Fairway Luxury Apartments, Kos...


Hirdaramani IT arm, H One recognised as 2016 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 29 June 2016 00:00

Top Microsoft Enterprise Solutions Partner and cloud expert H One proudly announced it had won the 2016 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award...


Dankotuwa Porcelain goes live with IFS Applications

/ Wednesday, 29 June 2016 00:00

Implementation Core Teams from Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC and IFS, led by Project Manager for IFS Havindra Gunawardena and Project Managers for Dankot...


Ethical Hackers Forum today to discuss ‘Enterprise Mobile Security’

/ Wednesday, 29 June 2016 00:00

“Enterprise Mobile Security: Challenges and Strategies” is the discussion topic of the sixth session of the Ethical Hackers Forum of Sr...


EY wakes up C-Suit personnel to cyber-security threats

/ Tuesday, 28 June 2016 00:09

By Kiyoshi Berman Ernst &Young last week held a cyber-security awareness forum themed ‘At the cross-roads of Cyber Security,’ pre...


Interactive workshop for entrepreneurs and exporters in Kandy

/ Monday, 27 June 2016 00:00

From left: Ernst & Young Senior Director Praveen Ruberu, Sri Lanka Export Development Board Director Saman Maldeni, OpenArc Systems Ma...


FITIS to unveil series of new initiatives to boost IT industry: New Chief

/ Monday, 27 June 2016 00:00

The Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS) announced plans to unveil a series of new initiatives to give an impetus to the...


MEIZU revolutionises smartphone industry

/ Monday, 27 June 2016 00:00

MEIZU is one of the largest smartphone brands in China and distribution has been started in Sri Lanka recently. The brand is made available in Colo...


EWIS Peripherals wins big at Ricoh RGF Annual Conference 2016

/ Monday, 27 June 2016 00:00

EWIS team winners with the Ricoh officials  EWIS Peripherals made a noteworthy impact at the recently held Ricoh Asia Pacific Regional...


Intel looks to bring more power, investments to game-changing 2-in-1s

/ Wednesday, 22 June 2016 00:30

By Hiyal Biyagamage Intel showcased its leadership directed towards 2-in-1 device category last week at a media gathering in Colombo, confirming ...


With data sovereignty, location isn’t everything

/ Wednesday, 22 June 2016 00:30

By Chris Chelliah Businesses looking at cloud computing in Asia Pacific are concerned about where their data is stored, but do they need to be? ...


Samsung Elec bets on 5G to jump-start networks business

/ Wednesday, 22 June 2016 00:29

    Suwon, South Korea (Reuters): Trailing its rivals after misplaced bets on wireless technology standards, Samsung Elec...


SLT to power South Asia’s tallest building ‘Colombo Lotus Tower’ with modern technology

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:20

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national ICT Solutions Provider in the country has announced that it is now the Telecommunication Service Partner for ...


CAKE LABS opens new operations centre as customer base expands

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:18

Silicon Valley based tech company CAKE LABS recently unveiled their new operations centre, a state-of-the-art facility in the Iceland Business Cent...


OPPO opens its first service centre in Colombo

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:17

In order to provide an unparalleled and foremost service quality to customers, OPPO Sri Lanka opened its first service centre last Tuesday, 14 June...


Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam and Silverlake SDE win ‘Best Smart Branch project’ under Asian Banker Technology Innovation Awards

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:12

The bank deployed a digital banking platform with paperless processes and integrated sales, which improved customer experience  ...


TED Talks aim for wider global reach

/ Monday, 20 June 2016 00:00

AFP: TED Talks, known for ‘ideas worth spreading’, are aiming for a wider global audience with a new mobile application that can be use...


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“Prime Minister is after me”: Mahindananda

30 June 2016

“The Prime Minister is after me,” claims Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage. The former Sports Minister says Premier Wickremesinghe is intimidating him on a personal level following his involvement in matters with regard to the C...


BBS’ threat of an Aluthgama repeat

30 June 2016

The threat of repeating Aluthgama is tantamount to admission of responsibility for the pogrom of Aluthgama on 15 June in 2014     I have been accused by many in comments to my articles that I continue to ...


A closer look at the paddy value chain

30 June 2016

Except for a very few farmers in the country, the majority of paddy farmers are small-scale  operators     Introduction The popular notion about rice millers is that they exploit the paddy farmer...


Brexit success and the response of universities

29 June 2016

 W.A. Wijewardena in his Daily FT column on 27 June questions whether the UK Universities and the research sector is the biggest casualty in the aftermath of Brexit. Apart from the financial implications, if Brexit is a sign of a trend toward...


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