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  • Is HR the new marketing?

    Is HR the new marketing?

    Work-life balance is playing an increasingly pivotal role when companies formulate their HR strategies. This is in part due to the established reality that candidates are no longer subjected to one-sided corporate directives, ever more so within...

  • Self-driving technology

    Self-driving technology

    Chief Executive Elon Musk said last Wednesday all new Tesla Motors models will come with hardware to enable them to be fully self-driving, as the Silicon Valley electric car company bids to be the first among many rivals to get autonomous vehicles...

  • Born in the USA

    Born in the USA

    Many information communication technologies are the products of mostly American digital technology companies. These companies are largely responsible for the majority of the most popular and widely used digital devices, infrastructures, systems,...

  • Finding and building solutions

    Finding and building solutions

    Since the company’s setting up, how has the world of ICT changed and how has DataByte adapted to meet new challenges? This is the colourful question which reminds us of the diverse building blocks of present day technology. It is a privilege that...

  • Back it up

    Back it up

    Have you ever lost a file that was important to you, only to spend the rest of the day angry at yourself for having procrastinated backing up your data? Unfortunately, this story is all too common even in this day and age, and with companies the...

  • Cyber attacks disrupt Twitter, Spotify, other sites on US East Coast

    Cyber attacks disrupt Twitter, Spotify, other sites on US East Coast

    Cyber attacks targeting the internet infrastructure provider Dyn disrupted service on major sites such as Twitter and Spotify, mainly affecting users on the US= East Coast. It was not immediately clear who was responsible. Officials told Reuters...

  • Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 production, South Korean media reports

    Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 production, South Korean media reports

    Samsung has suspended production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones following reports of fires in replacement devices, South Korean media said today, a further setback for the tech giant in the midst of its worst ever phone recall crisis. Samsung's...

  • The great firewall of China

    The great firewall of China

    The internet is not a unified global entity. Its seemingly international scope and scale only exists for certain parts of the world. There exists another version of the internet that is largely separate from the global version: the Chinese...

  • Protect your data from IT outages

    Protect your data from IT outages

    In the wake of the recent Delta Airlines incident, it may be a good idea to look into ways of preventing data outages for your business, Jack Mizzi, CMO at BMIT Ltd., says. In today’s interconnected world, IT outages are a killer. A sudden...

  • The fintech industry and its talent pool

    The fintech industry and its talent pool

    How can fintech flourish in Malta, Etienne Gatt, IT and iGaming recruitment manager and Lara Camilleri, finance and legal assistant recruitment manager at Konnekt, ask. Fintech seems to be the new buzzword the world over and Malta is no different.

  • Malta’s first mobile payment app

    Malta’s first mobile payment app

    Fexserv Financial Services have launched Myney, Malta’s first mobile payment solution which has been developed in conjunction with NTT Data of Japan, one of the world’s largest organisations in the field of IT and innovation, through their Italian...

  • Commitment and integrity

    Commitment and integrity

    Lift Services Ltd Malta is a long-standing family-owned Maltese company with members of the family still very much involved in both the day-to-day and long-term running of the business. Over the years the company has developed an exceptional...

  • Training schedule launched by CBS

    Training schedule launched by CBS

    CSB Group has launched its training schedule planned to take place from this October to December. The CSB programmes will tackle various topics that are mainly related to management, finance, human resources, strategy and legal...

  • Roaming ‘roboats’

    Roaming ‘roboats’

    Self-driving boats and assemblies of robotic platforms will one day shuttle people and goods along Amsterdam’s centuries-old canals – if a project part-funded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) bears fruit. Researchers said they...

  • Queues, but shorter ones, as iPhone 7 launches in Asia

    Queues, but shorter ones, as iPhone 7 launches in Asia

    Apple fans from Sydney to Shanghai, the first customers worldwide to snap the new iPhone 7 off the shelves, cheered as they left stores today brandishing their purchases, flanked by applauding sales staff. But underneath the usual fanfare, the...

  • Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 after exploding battery scare

    Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 after exploding battery scare

    Samsung will replace all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones equipped with fire-prone batteries and halt sales of the flagship product in 10 markets, a devastating blow for what had been a revival in the firm's mobile business. Koh Dong-jin, head of the...

  • Facebook posts fake news after replacing humans with algorithms

    Facebook posts fake news after replacing humans with algorithms

    Facebook's decision to replace trending news editors with algorithms is backfiring spectacularly, with the automated system posting a fake news story and links to a video of a man masturbating with a McDonald's sandwich. The social media giant...

  • It’s game on

    It’s game on

    The names Squirtle, Jigglypuff and Charizard sound silly – but they’re not. Or, in some ways, they are, because they are generating a silly amount of money for developers Niantic. Pokémon Go’s premise is pretty simple. The game layers...

  • Malta’s attractiveness as a relocation hub

    Malta’s attractiveness as a relocation hub

    Malta currently enjoys significant attractiveness among companies and employees wishing to operate from our shores. The years of strategic initiatives adopted by private and public entities are bearing fruit. Last year, Malta registered a 6.3 per...

  • A timely update

    A timely update

    Apple has described iOS10 as “our biggest release yet”. Beyond the publicity value of this statement, is it a correct one to make? Apple’s iOS10 update for iPhone and iPad will be launched in September, probably coinciding with the launch of the...

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