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  • Fed minutes dampen hopes for interest rate rise in September

    The minutes of the latest Federal Reserve (Fed) meeting highlighted concern over the state of the global economy, driving investors to question the likelihood that the Fed will raise rates next month. The minutes showed committee members continued...

  • Recall programme

    Recall programme

    Apple has determined that, in very rare cases, the battery in the Beats Pill XL Speaker may overheat and could pose a fire safety risk. Beats, Apple and other retailers have sold this product worldwide since January 2014. Customer safety is always...

  • Company briefs

    Mapfre Middlesea has launched the MotorMax app to support the Motor Max product, a usage-based car insurance product aimed at young drivers. The app is based on a telematics device which is installed in the car. The MotorMax App showcases the...

  • Be data smart

    Be data smart

    The Malta Communications Authority has launched an informative and educational campaign on mobile data. The campaign, entitled Be Data Smart, is intended to help you enjoy mobile data services, with peace of mind. Mobile data allows you to gain...

  • Linking training to organisational goals

    Linking training to organisational goals

    Training in today’s learning age has transformed itself from an educational and purely academic dimension to a more inclusive, lifelong learning experience. As we grow in our careers and develop our skills and knowledge, we are enriching not only...

  • Safeguarding children’s safety online

    Safeguarding children’s safety online

    Ibrowsesafely.com.mt is a local initiative to safeguard children’s safety online. The initiative, fostered within the Vodafone Malta Foundation, is aimed at parents, grandparents and educators offering advice online through ibrowsesafely.com.mt...

  • Bank awards prize to medicine student

    Bank awards prize to medicine student

    Greta Maria Mattocks is the winner of this year’s BOV Prize in Medicine. She achieved the highest marks in the final qualifying medicine exams at the University of Malta. Dr Mattocks was awarded the prize by John Paul Abela, the bank’s media and...

  • Give technology the green light

    Give technology the green light

    Like the proverbial weather, traffic congestion is one of our most frequent topics of conversation. Whether it’s the everyday bottleneck to commute to and from work, or the never-ending delays during peak hours, traffic congestion is a nuisance to...

  • Dhalia appoints managers

    Dhalia appoints managers

    Dhalia Real Estate Services has promoted two of its negotiators to branch managers. Mark Borg Mangion (left) and David Sultana (right) will be managing the Valletta and Victoria branches respectively. Mr Borg Mangion has managerial experience,...

  • Snap happy

    Snap happy

    Flickr Pro is the reintroduction of a premium photo storage service. It’s a reintroduction because Flickr Pro was offered before but then removed when the entire Flickr service was overhauled. The previous version of Flickr Pro was mainly just to...

  • Course on collective investment schemes

    CSB Advocates and CSB Group have joined forces with financial services education expert IFS Malta to offer a practical training course on collective investment schemes. This programme provides an understanding of the fundamental concepts relating...

  • Clever by design

    Clever by design

    Apple’s iOS9 was first unveiled in June of this year at WWDC 2015. It offered a glimpse into the near future for iDevices and allowed us to see just what’s in store. Usually, aside from a few preview phones to play with, this would be it until...

  • Company wins Silver Stevie award

    Company wins Silver Stevie award

    Argus Insurance Agencies Ltd won a Silver Stevie Award in the Company of the Year – Business Service category at the 12th annual International Business Awards. The company has been recognised for excellence in the areas of smart and professional...

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  • Yes commodore

    Yes commodore

    There have been many rumours surrounding the Commodore PET smartphone for months – finally, we now have an official preview of a handset that looks like a solid mid-range device and runs Android. For those of you too young to remember, Commodore...

  • Abu Dhabi workshop

    A joint workshop of Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Abu Dhabi was organised by Aviation Online for Maltese travel agents at the Cavalieri Art Hotel in St Julian’s. The presentation started with Nasir Al Ansaari, graduate manager,...

  • Purchasing digital content online

    Purchasing digital content online

    When consumers purchase digital content, such as a film, game or music, and this content is downloaded or streamed onto an electronic device, legally, consumers have the right to be informed about their cancellation rights before they download or...

  • True detective

    True detective

    Her Story is a crime solving game that is as refreshing as it’s immersive. The game is seen entirely through a PC screen and video clips. The interface is very reminiscent of Windows 95 and gives you the ability to move things around, save things...

  • Jerry Lee Lewis’ 1959 Harley-Davidson sold at auction this year

    Jerry Lee Lewis’ 1959 Harley-Davidson sold at auction this year

    Jerry Lee Lewis’ 1959 FLH Harley-Davidson Panhead sold for $385,000, becoming one of the most expensive motorcycles ever sold. The legendary rock ’n’ roller, known to his many fans as ‘The Killer’, was at the auction in person to send the beauty...

  • Consultation seminar on non-prepacked foods sold

    Consultation seminar on non-prepacked foods sold

    The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority is organising a consultation seminar for food retailers and catering establishments, such as supermarkets, bakers, butchers, fish shops, confectioneries, restaurants and take-aways, that sell...

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