Technology

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...


Adapting to disruptive technology

/ Thursday, 20 August 2015 00:00

Silverlake Consultancy Services, Malaysia Chief Executive Officer David Brearley shared his insights of how disruptive technology is changing the w...


Abans introduces innovative LG Curved TVs

/ Friday, 14 November 2014 02:57

The next-generation display technology and advanced ultra-thin curved design of the LG Curved OLED TV brings cinematic immersion that represents a new...


How Google Glass Works

/ Friday, 14 November 2014 02:51

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Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue

/ Friday, 14 November 2014 02:48

Reuters: Sony Network Entertainment International LLC, a unit of Sony Corp of America, unveiled a new cloud-based TV service, PlayStation Vue, expecte...


Wrist-worn camera-equipped drone wins Intel smart clothing contest

/ Wednesday, 5 November 2014 00:00

Reuters: Intel Corp on Monday awarded $500,000 to a group of do-it-yourselfers who developed a wristband that converts to a camera-equipped drone to w...


e-Swabhimani finalists demonstrate creations at Smart Society Congress 2014

/ Wednesday, 5 November 2014 00:00

With the announcement of e-Swabhimani 2014 winners at the gala at the Cinnamon Grand to be held today (5), 50 best e-content and application producers...


‘Fundamentals of Nanotechnology’ webinars kicks off today

/ Tuesday, 4 November 2014 02:00

A comprehensive briefing on nanotechnology will be delivered through a series of webinars on the topic, set to kick off today. Organised by the Sri L...


New range of Sony 4k televisions launched in Sri Lanka

/ Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:01

Siedles Ltd., authorised distributor for Sony electronic equipment in Sri Lanka, introduced the Sony 4k and Ultra HD range of televisions to the local...


The world’s largest fair for imaging

/ Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:01

A model poses with a Fuji X-T-1 camera on the media day of Photokina, the world’s largest fair for imaging, in Cologne September 15, 2014. Each len...


Google launches Android One, phones; to be priced at around $105

/ Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:01

Reuters: Google Inc in India on Monday launched the first smartphones under its Android One project, pricing them at around INR 6,399 rupees ($ 105) t...


Samsung accuses rival LG exec of vandalising washing machines

/ Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:01

Reuters: Samsung Electronics Ltd. has accused the head of rival LG Electronics Inc’s home appliances business of damaging Samsung washing machines a...


Microsoft launches new ‘affordable flagship’ Lumia smartphone

/ Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:01

Reuters: Fresh from acquiring Nokia’s handset business, Microsoft has unveiled the first of its new range of Lumia smartphones, priced to challenge ...


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Banality of evil

27 August 2016

Namal Rajapaksa, Member of Parliament, the eldest son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, was interviewed recently on television. By and large the tone of the lengthy interview, nearly two hours in duration, was defensive, an attempt at validat...


Fast-track reforms to address skill gaps

26 August 2016

 The Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit (HCS) served as a platform for a dialogue between policymakers, business leaders, industry experts and global thought leaders. The conference also served as a platform to identify solutions to bridge the sk...


An old presidential ethic, or a new political culture?

26 August 2016

  THE X FILES – the more some things change, the more they remain the same… You could think we would know better by now not to make future heroes out of former zeroes. We have had our idolatrous fingers burned by ...


Post-Paada Yathra – Punditry and Polemics

26 August 2016

 Confusing friend and foe with right and wrong is an occupational hazard of partisan commentators. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka is no exception to the rule. Despite the voluntary stepping on a discursive banana skin, his latest essay ‘Politic...


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