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  • A new learning platform for Malta International Training Centre (MITC)

    A new learning platform for Malta International Training Centre (MITC)

    TheStudentCampus is proud to welcome the Malta International Training Centre to its family of brands which have now finalised implementation of this cutting-edge technology in their educational entity or enterprise. TheStudentCampus is a powerful...

  • Getting off the ground

    Getting off the ground

    Start-ups are most likely to earn angel investment if they’ve already built a business that shows strong traction and validation, Tugce Ergul, co-founder and CEO Angel Labs tells Ian Vella. At the Zest conference, local and foreign entrepreneurs...

  • The value of disruption

    The value of disruption

    Embracing change is better than resisting it, Didem Un Ates, global partnerships director at Microsoft Accelerators, says. In what ways are start-ups disrupting traditional set-ups? Disruption can happen in every business dimension one can think...

  • Malta - an ideal breeding ground for start-ups

    Malta - an ideal breeding ground for start-ups

    Investing in start-ups can be risky. However, when start-ups take off, the potential return is huge, Patrick O’Brien says. Investing in start-ups is trending as 2016 takes a massive turn towards expediting innovation and entrepreneurship. We hear...

  • Google Maps gets a 700 trillion pixel upgrade

    Google Maps gets a 700 trillion pixel upgrade

    Google Maps has received a massive 700 trillion pixel upgrade, allowing users to see the world clearer than ever before and without any clouds obstructing their view.  The upgrade comes courtesy of NASA's Landsat 8 satellite, which replaces the...

  • YouTube crashes, sending #YouTubedown up on Twitter

    YouTube crashes, sending #YouTubedown up on Twitter

    Global video sharing website YouTube crashed briefly today, with ticked-off users rushing to Twitter in dismay.  Visitors browsing to YouTube's desktop site were met with a 500 Internal server error page. The page assured users that "a team of...

  • A more robust cloud-based software environment

    A more robust cloud-based software environment

    Databyte has launched Fusion, a web-software platform, which will enable the company to take its software products to a new level thanks to a more robust new cloud-based software environment. The web-based software platform integrates user...

  • Are you prepared?

    Are you prepared?

    Perceived and unforeseen threats to operations are a continual concern to business owners. This shows how disaster recovery and business continuity planning need to form an integral part of the overall risk management plan for an organisation. In...

  • Thinking ahead

    Thinking ahead

    What growth has the local start-up scene experienced in recent years? Andy Linnas: Malta has had a few successful digital start-up stories, however it lacked a sense of community and recognised support was little. The entrepreneurs disrupting...

  • Don’t smile: you’re on camera

    Don’t smile: you’re on camera

    Dataveillance is the new surveillance. It is, in fact, a new, more refined, and arguably more powerful kind of surveillance. Dataveillance is the use of information communications technologies to systematically monitor, record, and store...

  • Get productive with cloud-based office apps 

    Get productive with cloud-based office apps 

    Cloud-based office applications are quickly becoming one of the most widely-adopted solutions for data storage, as well as hosting IT services. Unsurprisingly, businesses around the world are discovering that introducing such apps leads to an...

  • Get some indie action

    Get some indie action

    In Hyper Light Drifter, you play a mute warrior that wields a sword made of light and wanders the land looking for adventure. It’s a combat game that balances pace and intensity perfectly. At first glance, it looks like a self-indulgent arty puff...

  • Reaching for the top

    Reaching for the top

    The Huawei P9 Plus is a good-looking phone. Designed to take on the might of the iPhone 6S, it is smaller, thinner and easier to handle. It is also better looking with a much smoother exterior. Is it enough to make its mark though? At first...

  • Turn it up

    Turn it up

    Ask anyone who uses earbuds what their number one complaint is and it will have something to do with the wires. Whether it’s getting them tangled or getting caught on clothing, wires are a pain. Samsung have felt that pain and have come up with...

  • An aptitude for adventure

    An aptitude for adventure

    To keep our economy nimble and performing well, we should be brave and support tech start-ups, Bernard Agius says ahead of Zest conference What are tech start-ups and why are these important for Malta? Tech start-ups are companies that are born...

  • Thinking differently

    Thinking differently

    From London to Stockholm and Dublin, major European cities are vying for the status of European capital of start-ups. What elements do these cities share that enable them to be the start-up hub of choice? Every decent-sized European city is trying...

  • Amazon to launch music streaming service

    Amazon to launch music streaming service

    Amazon is preparing to launch a standalone music streaming subscription service, placing it squarely in competition with rival offerings from Apple and Spotify, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The service will be offered at...

  • Outsourcing helps organisations build competitive edge

    Outsourcing helps organisations build competitive edge

    Outsourcing helps organisations build a competitive edge, says Jack Mizzi, chief marketing and business development officer at BMIT Ltd. What elements have enabled you to become a leader in your sector? BMIT’s mission statement speaks about our...

  • Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles

    Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles

    Apple Inc is investigating how to charge electric cars, talking to charging station companies and hiring engineers with expertise in the area, according to people familiar with the matter and a review of LinkedIn profiles. For more than a year,...

  • Back on the market

    Back on the market

    It’s like one of those movies: you think that the hero is, sadly, gone for good, but then he returns from the dead, seemingly fit and unharmed. Some 18 months ago, it looked like we had seen the end of Nokia, with Microsoft selling the brand for...

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