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  • Large caps drag MSE index lower

    Large caps drag MSE index lower

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index ended its first week of December in the red, as a decline in the share price of a number of the largest capitalised equities more than offset the gains made by a larger number of securities closing in positive...

  • A very techie Christmas to all

    A very techie Christmas to all

    Rummage through the stockings of Christmases past and rest assured that you’ll find something robotic, mechanical, electrical or which showcases some form of technology. Come Christmas, everyone gets the gift of technology, in full circle: a...

  • ECB inches towards stimulus measures

    In its last monetary policy meeting for this year, the governing council of the European Central Bank (ECB) left its key refinancing rate unchanged at 0.05 per cent. The deposit rate remains at -0.20 per cent and the marginal lending rate at 0.30...

  • Welcome to the backstage

    Welcome to the backstage

    It’s vision, responsibility and an obligation to society that drives our networks, says Andrew De La Torre, head of technology, Vodafone Malta. The internet gives us the illusion that there is an endless supply of it, that it’s free, and that our...

  • George Osborne visits Bentley Motors

    George Osborne visits Bentley Motors

    Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, left, talks to a worker in the trim facility at Bentley Motors in Crewe, northern England.

  • Silver linings

    Silver linings

    The impact of cloud computing didn’t come as a big bang. Rather, the changes have been consistent, pervasive, almost natural. Indeed, cloud computing connects us in ways that we always thought we should connect. As normal users, we may not know...

  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    Diamonds International recently inaugurated its new high-end luxury boutique in the heart of Pjazza Tigné, Sliema. Clients, employees and distinguished guests were treated to an exclusive first-hand viewing of the newly furnished 300-square-metre...

  • The year of the drone takeover

    This year has been the year of the drone and from it emerged the Phantom 2, the world’s most beloved quadcopter. The DJI Phantom started a revolution in aerial creativity and remains the top choice for enthusiasts worldwide. Total freedom in the...

  • Property valuations must remain the remit of the warranted perit

    Property valuations must remain the remit of the warranted perit

    Following an article published last Sunday by Dhalia CEO Chris Grech about his reactions to the newly announced legislation concerning property valuations, we feel obliged to clarify some points raised as well as to share some relevant...

  • Packing a punch

    Packing a punch

    The LG G3 is a flagship phone that offers improvements over everything that was not liked about the LG G2. It’s a solid handset that builds on the success of previous models, sizes up well with an ever-evolving competition and offers Android...

  • Qormi branch is BOV Branch of the Year

    Qormi branch is BOV Branch of the Year

    Bank of Valletta’s branch in Qormi has been named Branch of the Year for 2013/2014. The award recognises outstanding performance. The Qormi branch was chosen on the merits of attaining and exceeding its business objectives, while also succeeding...

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  • Stand up straight

    Stand up straight

    The Lumo Lift is an intriguing entry into the wearables market. Rather than recording every piece of biometric data and bombarding you with metrics, it records one, often ­overlooked piece of data: your posture. Given our increasingly sedentary...

  • Malta iGaming Seminar exceeds all expectations

    The two-day Malta iGaming Seminar attracted over 400 delegates and reaped praise from various high-profile industry leaders. Declan Hill, the investigative journalist who was a panelist on the discussion of match fixing, delivered the keynote...

  • Look out for the Trust Mark sticker

    Look out for the Trust Mark sticker

    It’s that time of year again. In a few days’ time we will be celebrating Christmas with our loved ones. Christmas is a season synonymous with spending money and buying gifts. To make sure our hard-earned money is well spent, we need to shop around...

  • Call to arms

    Call to arms

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the latest instalment of a shooter series that has been around for as long as I can remember. Fortunately, what was becoming a tired, clichéd series has come out with all guns blazing. From the accurately rendered...

  • Microsoft, Aiesec aim to boost employability of Mcast ICT students

    Microsoft, Aiesec aim to boost employability of Mcast ICT students

    YouthSpark Live, a joint Microsoft and Aiesec event for 50 ICT students from Mcast at the Microsoft Innovation Centre, featured a day of workshops on creative thinking, the importance of IT to increase em­ployability, careers on offer in the IT...

  • Carpet ruined by company

    Carpet ruined by company

    Q: I’ve had my living room carpet dry cleaned. When it was delivered to my house, I noticed it was in a worse state than when it was sent for cleaning. It was filthy, dusty and not fluffy anymore. I immediately complained with the dry cleaning...

  • Listen without prejudice

    Listen without prejudice

    Auxy turns up the volume on a new way of creating digital music on your iPhone or iPad. It’s an app designed to take away the boring bit of creating music and replace it with a more intuitive way of creation. In the company’s own words, Auxy...

  • Kristal to go on display at Japanese World Water Museum

    Kristal to go on display at Japanese World Water Museum

    Maltese table water Kristal will be on display in a World Water Museum to open in Japan soon. Kristal was first produced in Malta by The General Soft Drinks Co. Ltd (GSD) back in 1988 and was subsequently acquired by The Coca-Cola Company –...