IT / Telecom / Tech

CICRA shares key insights into exponential cyber attacks and mitigation

/ Thursday, 26 May 2016 00:00

  A number of recent reports revealed that the tendency of cyberattacks has increased exponentially. Suddenly Sri Lanka was also highl...


VizuaMatix joins global giants in the big data game

/ Wednesday, 25 May 2016 00:00

VizuaMatix, taking the next step in its commitment to providing reliable, cost-effective data visualisation and monetisation solutions to telecommu...


The rise of the IT department

/ Wednesday, 25 May 2016 00:00

  By Neil Sholay Cloud platforms allow users to extend cloud applications onto their on-premise IT or carry out the testin...


Apple boss Cook meets PM Modi to plot India strategy

/ Wednesday, 25 May 2016 00:00

  Reuters: Apple Inc chief Tim Cook met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, concluding a four-day trip to India that co...


ISL-Lanka conducts 2-day workshop on data analytics for business development

/ Wednesday, 25 May 2016 00:00

Dr. R.P. Suresh, Professor in Quantitative Methods and Operations Management (Lead, Forecasting and Simulation Analytics, Operations Analytics, Acc...


LP+365 on Microsoft Office 365 to be rolled out in Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 25 May 2016 00:00

  App will aid classroom collaborations, enabling educators and students to create immersive and inclusive learning experienc...


VMware accelerates shift to digitalisation and cloud in SL

/ Tuesday, 24 May 2016 00:01

VMware Inc., a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, has reinforced its commitment toward enabling digital transformation in...


Apple chief Cook unveils app design centre in India

/ Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:00

Apple chief executive Tim Cook greets onlookers as he leaves the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai on May 18, 2016. Apple chief executive Tim Cook a...


Nokia is not dead! Once leading brand name to return to mobile phones after licensing deal

/ Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:00

Reuters: The Nokia name will return to the mobile phone market after a company backed by one of its former executives teamed up with manufacturer F...


EZY appointed as exclusive distributor by Philips

/ Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:00

EZY Corporation Sri Lanka and Maldives Managing Director/CEO Shafraz Hamzadeen (right) receives the exclusive distributor rights from Repr...


Microsoft continues to invest in Windows 10

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

    Global technology leaders Microsoft and Intel recently collaborated to host ‘Windows 10 Device Day 2016’,...


Apple boss Cook to tap Indian software talent during maiden visit

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

    Reuters: Apple Inc is set to announce plans to expand its Indian software development centre and build an accelerator...


SL moving towards a knowledge-based society, Susil tells UNForum

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

  Minister of Science, Technology & Research, Susil Premajayantha said that there is a sense of urgency in Sri Lanka toda...


IFS 2016 Customer Forum to urge firms to add business value by embracing emerging technologies

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:08

Bob Gill will be the lead presenter at an evening knowledge share hosted by IFS on 24 May 2016 from 6:30 pm onwards at the Cinnamon Grand, Atrium L...


Apple’s Cook to visit India this week, to meet Modi

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:07

Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook will visit India this week and meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the second leg of his Asian tour, two source...


Stratus Technologies chooses SAT as local distributor in Sri Lanka

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:05

Partnership aimed at addressing the enterprise IT market in Sri Lanka South Asian Technologies (Ltd. (SAT), a leading distributor of ICT pr...


US, China cyber group holds first talks

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:04

Reuters:  A group of senior U.S. and China cyber officials last week held its first meeting since the two countries struck an anti-hacking agr...


Etisalat celebrates enabling connectivity and industry growth for 25 years

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:03

Tuesday, 17 May marks ‘World Telecommunication and Information Society Day’. Etisalat Sri Lanka (earlier known as Celltel) is the lead ...


HSBC axes 840 IT jobs in Britain in first big wave of planned cuts

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:02

Reuters: HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, started laying off 840 information technology workers in Britain on Monday, the first big tranche of re...


Buffett’s Berkshire invests in Apple

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:01

Reuters: Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday revealed a new stake in Apple Inc, in a bet that the stock price could rebound aft...


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Noah’s Albatross and Postdiluvian Politics

27 May 2016

 APRÈS MOI, LE DÉLUGE! In the aftermath of the Great Flood of 2016, if Sri Lanka is to Build Back Better, the political leadership must be instrumental in syncing Government actors and State agencies in working together with gre...


The promise of Yahapalanaya should not get washed away

27 May 2016

 President Maithripala Sirisena presenting his campaign manifesto to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe where the first-order of priority was clearly the promised anti-corruption probes     On 8 January, nea...


‘Something is rotten’

26 May 2016

The appointment of ex-TRC Director General Anusha Palpitato high bureaucratic office in the Home Affairs Ministry and tolerance of senior officials publicly hobnobbing with sinister and notorious corporate entities like the Avant-Garde Chairman sm...


Perfections and imperfections of a hub aspirant

26 May 2016

The United Arab Emirates had almost unlimited capital, but very little of everything else. How they obtained the other necessary resources to achieve what UAE is today, is an impressive story of realism, courage and wisdom   ...


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