Technology

New SAP Leonardo services and offerings ease the way to digital innovation

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

SAP SE last week announced new digital innovation services and tools for SAP Leonardo to help customers become digital and realise business value f...


Britain’s cyber security center says has never certified Kaspersky products

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

London (Reuters): Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre said on Tuesday it had never certified products from Russian cyber security firm K...


Global 3D printing market set to top $ 17 b

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

The global market for 3D printing is expected to be worth $ 17.46 billion in 2020 from $ 6.51 billion in 2016, according to a report highlighting t...


SLT holds industry forum on cyber security

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

SLT, in collaboration with SL CERT, held the Cyber Security Forum with the aim of increasing awareness and helping CIOs and heads of IT departments...


Major tech firms, internet providers clash over US net neutrality rules

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

Washington (Reuters): Tech companies clashed with internet service providers on Monday over whether a landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring th...


Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 00:36

Scientists have found a quick and reliable way to test the freshness of the fruit in your grocer’s produce section. It all starts with a smal...


Technology with anti-oxidant benefits discovered in clothes

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 00:35

Nanobionic’s innovative textiles are the latest weapon against free radicals The impact of disease-causing free radicals ...


Elsevier, MOSTR and COSTI recognise achievement of young scientists and universities

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:08

Elsevier a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, Ministry of Science, Technology and Resea...


Wood for energy: Can Sri Lanka manage its sparse forestry resources while fuelling industrial growth?

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:00

By Sampath Ranasinghe In most countries, forests are considered to be one of the most mismanaged resources. They are undervalued, undermined and...


PolyU develops novel semiconductor nanofibre with superb charge conductivity

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:00

The Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed a novel technology of embedding highly condu...


Making freshwater from the sun

/ Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

Concentrating solar plants are an emerging option for supplying the heat and electricity necessary for water desalination   Wa...


Sri Lanka boosts scientific cooperation with CERN

/ Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

Minister Susil Premajayantha and the delegationvisiting the CERN underground experimental areain Cessy, France, also known as the Compa...


BitMasters clinch top accolades at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2016

/ Friday, 29 April 2016 00:00

BitMasters, a team of students from the University of Moratuwa, were adjudged winners in two categories at the Sri Lankan finals of Imagine Cup 201...


5 ways winning startups tackle tough growth constraints

/ Friday, 29 April 2016 00:00

www.entrepreneur.com: There is nothing wrong with growing your business by selling more of your solution to more people in more cities, states, and...


Colombo Leadership Academy grooms Sri Lanka’s next crop of young entrepreneurs

/ Friday, 29 April 2016 00:00

Following the immensely successful launch of its Young Entrepreneurs Development program last year, Colombo Leadership Academy (CLA) is hard at wor...


Intel ups the ante in gaming and highlights new opportunities for game developers

/ Friday, 29 April 2016 00:00

  At the 2016 Game Developers Conference (GDC), Intel highlighted the benefits of the PC as the leading gaming platform and a...


EWIS empowers UoM Department of Computer Science and Engineering with R&D Centre

/ Friday, 29 April 2016 00:00

  Sri Lanka’s only local Original Device Manufacturer (ODM), E-W Information Systems Ltd. launched a fully-equipped Res...


Eye-tracking sensor maker makes play for big time

/ Tuesday, 10 November 2015 00:31

Firm discovers eye-tracking tech accidentally in lab Targets video-game applications in search of mass market Has struck deal...


Science’s ‘Breakthrough’ winners earn over $21 min prizes

/ Tuesday, 10 November 2015 00:30

Reuters: Academia just turned a little more glitzy for a select group of scientists. Russian billionaire Yuri Milner on Sunday handed out seven B...


World Bank warns climate change could add 100 m poor by 2030

/ Tuesday, 10 November 2015 00:28

Without the right policies to keep the poor safe from extreme weather and rising seas, climate change could drive over 100 million more people into...


Today's Columnists

Should the BOI be shut down?

28 July 2017

Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe very boldly stated at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit on Wednesday that the Board of Investment should be shut down. The BOI is the PM’s brainchild and an offshoot of the GCEC.  Wijeyadasa went...


Quotas with ‘zipping’ for women in local government

28 July 2017

The other day I met a woman who is a card-carrying member of a major political party. She is the president of the midwives association in her area. She exuded leadership. She has so much to share with her community about health, lifestyles and oth...


The delicious ironies of idiotic democracy

28 July 2017

Life, as a musically-inclined poet of a previous age once essayed, is what happens when you are planning to do something else. Well, the same may be said for the intentions of Good Governance: that the best-laid plans of mice and men gang aft agle...


‘Into Africa’ – from troubled continent to a land of opportunities

28 July 2017

It was the continent that made headlines for all the wrong reasons: the great famine in Ethiopia and HIV pandemic in 1980s, the Rwandan genocide in 1990s, and the Somalian civil war in 2000’s grabbed headlines. By mid-2000 some of the Afric...


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