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  • Catch it if you can

    High-speed internet is shaping the way new information and communications technologies are changing the way companies do business, transforming public service delivery and empowering innovation. Internet has become as important as electricity,...

  • Company briefs

    Cars International is offering discounted prices on Opel Corsa, Astra and Astra GTC in stock during April. The Opel Corsa starts at an affordable €11,700 and buyers will also benefit from double the scrap value on certain models. The Opel Astra,...

  • Driving innovation at the workplace

    There is an evolving interaction between computer technology and the architecture profession. Today’s architects and engineers handle large amounts of data. This makes it increasingly vital for any architectural practice to operate efficient IT...

  • Firms seek .london domain

    A host of businesses in London, including West Ham United, have become the first to sign up to the new .london web address. Companies in London can now apply for the domain name as an alternative to the .co.uk or .com addresses. The scheme is...

  • Do you need to change your password?

    Millions of people are being urged to change all their online passwords after a bug was discovered which enables hackers to steal information that is presumed to be protected by encryption on secure internet sites. The Heartbleed bug, as it is now...

  • Hilltop Gardens has CEO

    Jacqueline Camilleri, who was appointed CEO with Simblija Developments Limited, a subsidiary of AX Holdings, will be taking over the management and development of The Hilltop Gardens Retirement Village. This development is a first for Malta...

  • A fantastic opportunity

    Following the success of the Cisco Netriders 2013 edition where ICE Malta student Ryan Chetcuti competed against 40,000 students and placed first in Europe and fourth in the world, the institute has confirmed that ICE Malta has been selected to be...

  • Accountancy annual awards presentation

    Students in the University’s Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) 2011-2013 graduate group were recently presented with various awards at the Accountancy Department’s annual prize-giving ceremony. Daniel Pulè was awarded the Malta Institute of...

  • Touch this screen

    The Samsung Galaxy S5 was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to an eager crowd waiting for news of the new flagship Android phone. They weren’t disappointed. While not containing anything new technology-wise, the S5 is still an...

  • Reaching out to vulnerable children through art, writing

    An Angel Tree Club art and essay competition collected close to 300 paintings and essays from school students across Malta and Gozo. A selection of the competition entries were later exhibited for the public at the Education Ministry in...

  • Disclaimer

    The information published in this page is intended for information purposes only. Any legal claim or action taken in the event of a dispute should be based solely on the legal texts concerned. For more information, call the Office for Consumer...

  • An interesting case...

    It’s not very often that I get to review a simple phone case. But the Wello case for iPhone is far from simple and can enhance your phone with great health monitoring features. This innovative case has inbuilt sensors that can give you a picture...

  • HSBC UK contact centre employees awarded for their achievements

    The HSBC UK Contact Centre Malta has rewarded its employees for outstanding individual and team achievements throughout 2013. The awards, organised in 10 categories to reward diverse employee contributions, were presented as follows: Employee of...

  • Tips for safe online shopping

    Using the internet to purchase goods or services we need has a number of advantages, such as the comfort of buying from one’s home 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The internet also offers a very vast range of products at competitive prices to...

  • Plenty of potential

    Google’s Chromecast is a small dongle that plugs into an HDMI port on your television to stream media from the internet to the living room screen using your smartphone, tablet or computer as a remote. The tiny stick requires a connection to your...

  • Another successful ESU Debating Academy

    The English-Speaking Union’s 2014 Debating Academy, which ran between April 10 and 12, took place at the Old University Building in St Paul Street, Valletta. The students who participated were all first-year Sixth Formers at St Edward’s College,...

  • How much can a manual labourer charge for a service?

    Q: Is there a law that regulates how services are charged? Can manual labourers charge any amount for a particular job? I recently requested the services of a particular individual. Before hiring him for the job, I asked him for a quotation but he...

  • Keeping up

    Elderly people and technology don’t flock together. They move at different speeds. And yet, Lewis Spiteri, father of three and grandfather of seven, has managed to adopt the latest technology. Perhaps it’s his capacity to be curious and critical...

  • HSBC Malta supports vision of Malta as a major trade hub

    HSBC Malta’s CEO Mark Watkinson, during the bank’s 38th AGM, said that Malta had the opportunity to become a major trade hub. “With the third largest port in the Mediterranean and an unrivalled geographic position that allows it to act as a bridge...

  • Weekly consumer advice

    • Paying by credit card offers greater protection in terms of fraud, guarantees and non-delivery. • Before giving out credit card details, we ensure the web page is safe. • We should gather information about the seller and how to contact him when...

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