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Technology

  • Emirates uses technology for better travel experience

    Emirates’ Knowledge-driven Inflight Service (KIS) System has been recognised with the Editor’s Choice Award by the Corporate Publishing International (CPI). The KIS system and tablet, which was developed by Emirates’ Group IT in partnership with...

  • Software coding challenge gets new name in contest

    The annual software coding competition organised by the ICT Students Association at the University of Malta is back under a new name: Game of Codes. This year’s edition will be held between Friday, November 29 and Sunday, December 1 and in just 48...

  • GPS is driving me crazy

    I once drove from the Kruger to Johannesburg in a tiny Suzuki – yes, the one with no room for a pool, sauna or pony. The roads were long and the sky huge – in my small tin can, I felt like the proverbial straw riding piggyback on a camel (that’s a...

  • New kids and the block

    How do you build childhood memories? Well, using Lego bricks, of course. As adults, we may not like Lego bricks that much. Loose bricks left lying around on the floor are the recipients of much yelling – try stepping on one while walking barefoot...

  • Democratising cybercrime

    The changing landscape of cybercrime has meant that you do not need to be a computer geek to start reaping in dirty cash from cybercrime activities. The world of technology and computers is constantly changing and opening itself up to the masses...

  • The great refusal

    There is a homely Italian hangout outside the Tal-Qroqq campus, which sits around 15 people on its black and white plastic tables outside, and maybe another 30 on its two floors inside. At lunch hour on your average Wednesday, the place is full.

  • Free online bookkeeping workshops for businesses

    Clever Solutions Ltd will be organising free workshops with the aim of providing entrepreneurs and business administrators with the skills necessary to handle basic bookkeeping tasks in a company. The first workshop will take place in mid-January...

  • Reviews

    With so many tablets on the market, it can be almost impossible to tell them apart. Do you go for the freedom and variety of Android, the predictability and comfortable infrastructure of Windows, or the locked down reliability of iOS? Each OS has...

  • Setting up shop

    You can immediately tell an organised shop from one which looks like Ali Baba’s cave on a bad day (and without the treasures). The products on offer are neatly stacked, the staff wear a genuine smile, and they actually know your name. What...

  • Sophistication at your point of sale

    The retail sector has become a sophisticated operation. Customer Care is para­mount because time has become so limited for everyone, custo­mers and retailers alike. POS systems too have become very sophisticated, and every retailer will want to...

  • Adding value to retailing

    One of the most powerful, most comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) packages on the market, Eyesel Business Suite (EBS) offers a host of features to suit the core requirements of any organisation EBS is highly modular, scalable and...

  • Maltese company gets hands on cutting-edge technology

    Wearable technology such as sensors in shoe soles, special watches that keep an eye on your health and tracking devices sewn into bulletproof vests sound like the cutting edge in research and innovation in technology right now. However, we don’t...

  • Malta eBusiness Awards finalists announced

    The Malta Communications Authority (MCA) has announced the finalists in the third edition of the Malta eBusiness Awards. Competing in six different categories, they are as follows: Best eGovernment Initiative: Mcast and Mita; Best B2B Application:...

  • New modules for Sage Evolution accounting software

    ICT Solutions, a Maltese software systems integrator, and the only Sage Evolution Platinum Partner in Malta, launched the latest version of their locally-developed modules for Sage Evolution, a global accounting solution. The modules form part of...

  • Sullivan Maritime launch business application

    Sullivan Maritime, a local shipping services provider, has launched a new business application called FastBook. Designed from the ground up to work as a ubiquitous service running on desktop, smartphone or tablet, the software uses responsive web...

  • Cybercriminals now targeting mobiles and social media

    Enisa, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, has presented its list of top cyberthreats, as a first “taste” of its interim Threat Landscape 2013 report. The study analyses 50 reports and identifies an increase in threats...

  • Twitter is more eye-catching

    Twitter was born in 2006 as a stream of SMS text messages. Before going public in 2013, it’s now revelling in images. The company tweaked its design to favour image and video sharing by showing visual media directly within the Twitter timeline.

  • Online sales of textbooks made easy

    One of the headaches parents, educators and students have to endure at the beginning of each scholastic year is how to get hold of the prescribed textbooks. Fortunately this has become a little easier locally thanks to click-and-mortar e-commerce...

  • Successful launch of new ITSMalta board and website

    ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) Malta officially unveiled its new board and a brand new website, www.itsmalta.eu, at an event for stakeholders in Ta’ Xbiex earlier this month. The revived board and website enable the organisation to be part of...

  • Over 100 Microsoft Multicountry Region employees hold meetings in Malta

    A group of over 100 Microsoft employees were recently in Malta for a week-long offsite visit during which they had the opportunity to conduct a series of business meetings to discuss collaborations between their respective markets and...

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