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  • IT in education

    IT in education

    What started off in 2011 as a tentative pilot project involving 80 students from three Year 5 classes at Stella Maris College has now entered its fourth year and today it involves 350 students from Year 5 to Form 2. This initiative was undertaken...

  • MSE index rises on higher volumes

    MSE index rises on higher volumes

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index partially recouped from the previous week’s 0.36 per cent decline, as losses registered at the beginning of the week were more than reversed by Friday’s session. In fact, the index edged 0.12 per cent higher,...

  • Just a little bit?

    Just a little bit?

    We’ve been hearing a lot about Bitcoin, from high-tech heists to people who became overnight virtual currency millionaires. But what is it exactly? Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer crypto-currency. This means that no particular central authority such as...

  • Investor confidence in Germany falls for 10th consecutive month

    German investor confidence fell for the 10th consecutive month in October, a report showed last week. The ZEW Centre for European Economic Research said its index of investor and analyst expectations dropped to -3.6 this month from 6.9 in September.

  • Diverse world of data analysis

    Diverse world of data analysis

    People & Co. Limited, an Advanced IBM Business Partner supplying statistics, data mining, data collection, survey research and text analysis solutions, held a seminar at SmartCity on practical uses of IBM-SPSS. This seminar targeted analysts from...

  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    HSBC Malta has introduced voice technology in its ATMs outside its operations centre at Qormi and in its branches at Sliema, Valletta, Paola, Mosta and Victoria to enable visually impaired people to use its banking facilities. Once a customer...

  • Read our mind

    Read our mind

    Neuro rehabilitation, analysing micro facial expressions and predicting an epileptic attack may sound like science fiction. But it’s not, Angelica Micallef Trigona, Chief Marketing and Operations Officer, AAT Research Limited, tells Andrea Faye...

  • Effective design of school buildings

    Effective design of school buildings

    Excellence in the built environment is imperative and the design process must be cost-effective and suitable. Occupant comfort, appropriate ongoing maintenance and other sustainability indicators, such as those related to energy savings and larger...

  • Surround your senses

    Surround your senses

    Samsung’s revolutionary Curved Ultra High Definition (4K) TV takes you into the new world of immersive viewing and makes you feel as though you are right in the middle of the action. The UHD screen is curved at the right angle to provide optimal...

  • City & Guilds qualifications for Caremalta carers

    City & Guilds qualifications for Caremalta carers

    Seventy-four Caremalta employees were presented with City & Guilds certificates after successfully completing courses leading to the diploma and specialist diploma. Certificates were distributed to the participants by Parliamentary Secretary for...

  • Do you think I’m text-y?

    Do you think I’m text-y?

    Is that your phone beeping again? Who has messaged you now? Can’t we have a conversation for at least an hour without picking up your phone? I bet you have either said one (or more) of these to someone or you have heard them yourself. Whether...

  • Nestlé and partners to create 100,000+ opportunities for youths in Europe

    Around 200 companies have joined forces under Nestlé’s Alliance for Youth to tackle the youth unemployment crisis in Europe, pledging to create more than 100,000 opportunities for young people in the coming years. This was announced by Nestlé...

  • Preparing your kids for the real future

    Following the success of the Kids@PwC programme – an IT programme launched this summer and run by PwC’s training arm, PwC’s Academy – PwC is committed to continue investing in the education of tomorrow’s leaders creatively. The Kids@PwC summer...

  • New dog food ingredient developed by Mosta firm

    New dog food ingredient developed by Mosta firm

    The ‘Fisherman’s Daughter’, Jill Angell, visited a veterinary hospital and several pet shops around Malta to answer questions about her new brand of dry dog food. While it is manufactured in the UK, the unique connection with Malta is the dog...

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  • Delivering customer relationship management solutions

    Delivering customer relationship management solutions

    Exigy continued building on its successes with Microsoft solutions through the recent appointment as Key Solutions Provider for Microsoft Dynamics CRM solutions in Malta. Such a status is a direct recognition of Exigy’s knowledge and experience...

  • International real estate buyers eye Punta del Este

    International real estate buyers eye Punta del Este

    Prices per square metre of up to €3,000 in prime ­locations in Uruguay International demand for second homes in Punta del Este in southern Uruguay is on the rise, in particular by European clients. “In popular locations in Punta del Este we’re...

  • Contracts and consumer rights

    Contracts and consumer rights

    Most of the purchases made between consumers and traders are finalised with a contract featuring a list of terms and conditions that must be adhered to by both parties. To avoid nasty surprises, prior to signing such contracts, it is imperative...

  • Take note

    Take note

    The Samsung Galaxy Note range has been locked in solid rivalry with the iPhone since its launch in 2011. Now, three years later and four models in, is it still keeping Apple on its toes? Details about the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 were released a few...

  • Four Maltese bankers gain coveted status through Chartered Banker Institute

    Four Maltese bankers gain coveted status through Chartered Banker Institute

    Four committee members of the Institute of Financial Services – Malta (IFS-Malta) have achieved the pioneering distinction of carrying a dual award of a top MBA in Banking and Finance and the coveted Chartered Banker status from the Chartered...

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