IT / Telecom / Tech

2018/19 edition of SLT Rainbow Pages National Business Directory out

Views - 35 Wednesday, 9 May 2018 00:00

The first print copy of the SLT Rainbow Pages National Business Directory (Western Province) published for 2018/19 was presented to Telecommunication


Daraz Group joins Alibaba ccosystem

Views - 93 Wednesday, 9 May 2018 00:00

Daraz Group, a leading e-commerce company in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal has announced


CSSL calls for review of FTA with Singapore

Views - 76 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) as the representative body of the IT professionals in Sri Lanka have been taking part in the dialogues held by your ministry with regard to the signing of several Free Trade Agreements (FTA) between Sri Lanka


Dialog partners Pensions Dept. to serve senior citizens

Views - 44 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, in partnership with the Department of Pensions has announced the launch of Dialog Prashansa, an exclusive mobile postpaid package inrecognitionof State sector pensioners and their servic


South East Asia’s largest Google I/O 2018 Extended event today

Views - 73 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s most anticipated tech event of the year, ‘Google I/O Extended Sri Lanka 2018’ will be hosted by Dialog, Ideamart and the Google Developer Group Sri Lanka, and is expected to draw crowds in excess of 3,500, as South-East Asia’s lar


BCS Sri Lanka section appoints new Executive Committee for 2017/18

Views - 47 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

The BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT Sri Lanka section (BCSSL) announced the appointment of a new Executive Committee for 2017/2018 at the Annual General Meeting held recently.  During the Annual General Meeting, Ruwan Amarasekara (CIO – Lankan


The ‘Engineering Nexus’ - galvanising Sri Lankan tech

Views - 29 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

The inaugural Engineering Nexus meet-up was hosted at the Sysco LABS engineering centre recently, marking the launch of another initiative to help grow and develop the software engineering and technology development practice in Sri Lanka. Unlike othe


Youth technopreneurship for social change

Views - 23 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka has partnered with the National Youth Services Council (NYSC), Cisco and Citi to conduct e-learning programs in 20 locations across Sri Lanka to build on national priorities placed on stren


Creative Software to help aspiring entrepreneurs grow their tech start-ups

Views - 68 Friday, 4 May 2018 00:00

Creative Software, a pioneer and leader in Sri Lanka’s tech industry, is now on a mission to discover Sri Lanka’s most promising


IFS makes complex customer service easy to manage with three new capabilities 

Views - 58 Friday, 4 May 2018 00:00

omni-channel contact centre solution facilitates efficient customer service that integrates with IFS Field Service Management (FSM), IFS Applications and third-party software


Kapruka founder Dulith Herath addresses United Nations E-commerce Week in Geneva

Views - 84 Friday, 4 May 2018 00:00

We are at the brink of the fourth industrial revolution, and this one will take place online. The global retail ecommerce


1st two proud customers to pre-order Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ lead long line-up of customers

Views - 35 Friday, 4 May 2018 00:00

The first two customers to pre order the eagerly-awaited Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ - Mr.W A W Bandara and Mr. S R S Asmeer


CSSL launches Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct for ICT professionals

Views - 73 Friday, 4 May 2018 00:00

The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) recently launched its Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct with an intention to formalise


SLT presents ‘TelcoNext – Empowering the Digital Economy, Together’

Views - 43 Thursday, 3 May 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka Telecom presents one of the globally emerging topics of the digital economy, through a knowledge sharing program themed, ‘TelcoNext – Empowering the Digital Economy, Together’. The program is to be held at the Cinnamon Lakeside Colom


FITIS Chairman defines ambitious plans for ICT industry’s forward march

Views - 40 Thursday, 3 May 2018 00:00

Ambitious plans are now on the cards to develop the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry through the Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS), the apex ICT industry association in Sri Lanka. FITIS represents the


Generation Next Communications appointed authorised distributor for Apple in SL

Views - 44 Thursday, 3 May 2018 00:00

Generation Next Communications Ltd. has been appointed as the authorised distributor for Apple in Sri Lanka. As the authorised distributor, Generation Next Communication will distribute Apple products range, including iPhones, iMacs, MacBooks, iPads


EGUARDIAN hosts Arista cloud builders’ session for industry leaders

Views - 35 Thursday, 3 May 2018 00:00

EGUARDIAN Lanka, Sri Lanka’s leading value added IT distributor, recently held a knowledge sharing forum for their customers at the Taj Samudra. Over 120 participants from finance, telecom and software were brought together to understand how they c


Sri Lanka experiences Huawei P20 Pro: World’s 1st triple rear camera with superior AI technology

Views - 59 Thursday, 3 May 2018 00:00

Huawei, the number one growing smartphone brand in Sri Lanka, unveiled the globally launched flagship premium smartphone, Huawei P20 Pro, at a gala event held at Shangri-La Hotel Colombo. The launch was patronised by Huawei Device Sri Lanka Manageme


IFS unveils smarter Field Service Management 6

Views - 52 Thursday, 3 May 2018 00:00

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, yesterday previewed major updates of its IFS Field Service Management (FSM) offering at the IFS World Conference in Atlanta. IFS Field Service Management 6 features a number of enhancements, includi


IFS breaks new ground with Applications 10 launch at Atlanta World Conference

Views - 202 Wednesday, 2 May 2018 00:00

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, yesterday launched IFS Applications 10, the new version of its enterprise


Sri Lanka’s BoardPAC ranked among global Top 25 Collaboration Technology Companies

Views - 65 Wednesday, 2 May 2018 00:00

BoardPAC, the Sri Lanka headquartered developer of the award-winning iPad-enabled paperless board


Industry hails Harin for selection of professionals to new ICTA Board

Views - 1344 Tuesday, 1 May 2018 00:00

The country’s IT industry has hailed Minister Harin Fernando for his selection of professionals to serve on the Board of ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA). In reconstituting the ICTA Board, Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure Minister Harin


Mobitel hosts ‘Google I/O Extended Sri Lanka 2018’ with glimpse of blockchain technology

Views - 51 Tuesday, 1 May 2018 00:00

Mobitel, Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider is organising the biggest tech event of the year, the Google I/O Extended on 8 May at Stein Studio complex Ratmalana for the fifth time in Sri Lanka. This is one of the most awaited events of th


Softlogic introduces next generation data centre

Views - 89 Tuesday, 1 May 2018 00:00

Softlogic Information Technologies Ltd., one of the country’s leading software and hardware solutions providers and a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC, conducted the latest in a series of events titled ‘The Future Enterprise’ for its corpor


IFS honours winners of annual partner awards program 

Views - 44 Tuesday, 1 May 2018 00:00

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, on Monday in Atlanta presented the winners of the third annual IFS Partner of the Year Awards, a global initiative that celebrates the success and innovation driven by partners throughout the global


EWIS launches South Asia’s first Medical Supplies Management Information Systems

Views - 91 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00

E-W Information Systems Ltd., a pioneer within Sri Lanka’s ICT industry, operating primarily in the field of IT with diversified


OPPO launches selfie expert phone F7

Views - 47 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00

OPPO, the selfie expert and leader, on Tuesday launched the F7. The latest selfie expert, powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), takes smartphone technology to new heights.


Mobitel Cash Bonanza Carnival creates buzz in Bandarawela

Views - 32 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00

The eagerly awaited Mobitel Cash Bonanza took off with great gusto in Bandarawela recently. The National Mobile Service


Google overhauls Gmail to lure businesses away from Microsoft

Views - 43 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00

San Francisco (Reuters): Alphabet Inc.’s (GOOGL.O) Google yesterday its first Gmail redesign since 2013 yesterday


Blockchain the backbone of supply chain and technology

Views - 451 Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:00

Blockchain is the backbone of the supply chain and technology and is a trusted approach that needs to be acknowledged better by organisations around the world, stated Auxesis Chief Executive Officer Akash Gaurav and Auxesis SVP Technology Sudhir Chau


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Wonder Woman

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Tell me about yourself – what you do, your family, your career and so on


Separatist threat arising from indifference to environmental concerns

Saturday, 26 May 2018

The 100-day agitation against a major copper smelting plant at Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu, which led to 13 deaths in police firing earlier this week, has brought into the open the many-faceted dangers of ignoring environmental issues.


A dilemma ?

Saturday, 26 May 2018

“Everything is abnormal in our society… nobody knows how to act-not only in the most difficult situations, but even in the simplest”


It is possible to amend Muslim Marriage Law: Ash Sheik Muneer Malaffer (Naleemi)

Friday, 25 May 2018

I have written two articles heavily criticising the parties supposedly spearheaded the attacks against Muslims


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