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  • Pirate websites get harder to find in UK as search engines sign code of practice

    Pirate websites get harder to find in UK as search engines sign code of practice

    Internet users will find it harder to search for illegally streamed live football matches, pirated music and other creative materials under a new plan to crackdown on piracy websites. Search engine giants Google and Bing have signed up to a...

  • Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg admits his concerns over fake news

    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg admits his concerns over fake news

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has described his worry over the spread of fake news on the network and how social media risks "fragmenting" users' sense of reality. The tech billionaire, 32, said the company takes the "misinformation and even...

  • Google Maps to allow sharing of favourite places with friends and family

    Google Maps to allow sharing of favourite places with friends and family

    Google Maps is introducing a new feature that enables users to create lists of their favourite places and share them with friends and family via social media. The technology giant said the feature will begin to roll out to users of the Android and...

  • Natural Cycles app certified as contraception device by regulator

    Natural Cycles app certified as contraception device by regulator

    Natural Cycles, an app that uses body temperature to track a woman's menstrual cycle, has been certified as a medical device for contraception by one regulator. The app, which records daily temperature and uses an algorithm to plot fertility on an...

  • People suspended from Twitter to be blocked from creating new accounts

    People suspended from Twitter to be blocked from creating new accounts

    Twitter is to stop people who have been suspended from the social media site creating new accounts as part of a new clampdown on abuse, the technology firm has said. The social platform said it was taking steps to identify those people who had...

  • Robots and computers 'could replace almost 250,000 public sector workers'

    Robots and computers 'could replace almost 250,000 public sector workers'

    Robots and computers could replace almost 250,000 public sector workers in the UK over the next 15 years, improving efficiency and saving billions of euros, according to a new report. The Reform thinktank said use of websites and artificially...

  • Nokia beats market expectations, sees network market improving

    Nokia beats market expectations, sees network market improving

    Finnish network equipment maker Nokia reported its quarterly profits fell less than expected, helped by cost cuts and the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, and said the tough global market was starting to stabilise. Nokia and its rivals, Sweden's...

  • The game is on

    The game is on

    Strong legislation, innovation and connectivity continue to attract iGaming companies to Malta. Ian Vella interviews Darren Moore, who recently relocated his company to Malta. Malta is asserting itself as an iGaming hotspot, with the industry...

  • Upgrade to a new cloud payroll system

    Many years back, payroll processing was done manually. Incredibly, there are organisations which still process manual payroll and returns today. Payroll processing was among the first business interests to attract attention for software deployments.

  • Attracting millennials to your workplace

    Attracting millennials to your workplace

    Millennials form a large segment of the current labour market. Employers cannot turn a blind eye to this upcoming generation and the new challenges it brings. They need to adopt a fresh perspective and new measures to attract and retain...

  • Seeing the light

    Seeing the light

    Samsung may have lost billions of euros because of its exploding battery problems, but future devices will avoid this issue by using light instead of electricity. But why do phones and computers get hot? Like dragging your feet on a carpet, the...

  • Casting the popular vote

    Casting the popular vote

    For the first time this year, the Malta Communications Authority has decided to open the Best Social Media Campaign Category in the eBusiness Awards 2016 to public voting. This is a category that, by its very nature, entails social engagement and...

  • Outsourcing your IT services can make all the difference

    Outsourcing your IT services can make all the difference

    From start-ups to larger entities, companies in all fields are rapidly coming to recognise the importance of having access to IT services that are not only competent but also equipped to aid your business in growing while running as efficiently as...

  • The Stranger Things of North

    The Stranger Things of North

    In Stranger Things, Netflix’s critically and popularly acclaimed science fiction television series, scientists discover a parallel dimension, referred to by the show’s protagonists as the upside-down world, which is different from, yet similar to,...

  • Going to the dogs

    Going to the dogs

    The original Watch Dogs had a lot of flaws but very few redeeming features. Among its main flaws was that the protagonist, Aiden Pearce, was quite unlikeable, which is a problem for a character that drives the main revenge action. The main...

  • Smarter homes

    Smarter homes

    As the internet-of-things gears up to shape the future of smarter homes, Amazon has come out with the new Echo Dot. The Echo Dot is the latest voice control development, built on the original Amazon Echo. Unlike the original, the Echo Dot is more...

  • Connecting easily

    Vodafone Malta’s new home internet service was launched with one main tag-line – convenience. And convenient it certainly is because installing the service is pretty much straightforward – you just get the modem, plug it into a conventional...

  • Best mate

    Best mate

    The spectacular failure of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and its infamous exploding batteries spelled bad news for the Korean brand – however, it also provided other technology companies with a big-screened Android phone to sell, with the opportunity...

  • Banks and GPS may use selfies to identify people, say experts

    Banks and GPS may use selfies to identify people, say experts

    Selfies could be used as part of online banking and doctors' appointments in the future, new research claims. According to a report from Sony Mobile and futurology firm Futurizon, the rise of the self-portrait photos will continue and will be...

  • Making 2017 the turnaround year for e-commerce

    Making 2017 the turnaround year for e-commerce

    Europeans will be spending over €500 billion on online purchases this year, but only a miniscule amount of that will be going to Maltese businesses since less than 14 per cent of them are currently selling anything online. So what needs to change,...

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