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  • Thinking inside the boxes

    Thinking inside the boxes

    Much has been made of Malta’s new regulatory framework concerning blockchain. From being dubbed ‘the Blockchain Island’ to various crypto giants deciding to relocate to our shores, the reputation that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have made for...

  • Do not be afraid

    Do not be afraid

    Implementing in blockchain-based platforms the new financial system of the 21st century should not frighten more than sitting in a car and driving to a new city, says David Orban, managing partner at Network Society Ventures. You are one of the...

  • Let’s act before it’s too late

    Let’s act before it’s too late

    The European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) has estimated that by 2025 approximately 26 per cent of all jobs would be high in occupations in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)-related...

  • Only operator offering true fibre technology straight to your living room

    Only operator offering true fibre technology straight to your living room

    During a press conference held late last month in the presence of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, GO confirmed its commitment to being the largest investor in Malta’s state-of-the-art digital infrastructure. “At GO, we believe that the only way to...

  • An intelligent move

    An intelligent move

    Legislating on safe artificial intelligence could give Malta the opportunity to show other countries that developing AI and AGI should not be done without keeping human interest in line, says Hyperion CEO and co-founder Stav Zilbershtein. Is...

  • Open week celebrates Satariano’s refurbishment and move

    Open week celebrates Satariano’s refurbishment and move

    Living up to its vision of serving as a one-stop shop, Satariano Home has moved to the Satariano showroom in Valley Road, Birkirkara. The showroom is spread over 3,000 square metres. On the ground floor one finds the latest collections of...

  • A bright future

    A bright future

    In 1995, when still very young, you won Malta’s first ever medal at the International Olympiads in Mathematical Informatics. Was that a sign of things to come? It was indeed. The first time I saw a personal computer in the late 1980s. I instantly...

  • Saġġar launches new website

    Saġġar launches new website

    The project Saġġar, aiming to rejuvenate the Maltese environment by planting one million trees, has launched its own website to reach more people locally and across the globe. Saġġar is the brainchild of the QLZH Foundation, managed by the team at...

  • Providing customers with consistent application services across every environment

    Providing customers with consistent application services across every environment

    F5 Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: FFIV) and NGINX recently announced a definitive agreement under which F5 will acquire all issued and outstanding shares of privately held NGINX. “F5’s acquisition of NGINX strengthens our growth trajectory by accelerating...

  • Eight Heritage Malta attractions awarded Quality Assured Seal

    Eight Heritage Malta attractions awarded Quality Assured Seal

    Eight Heritage Malta sites have been awarded the Quality Assured Seal for Visitor Attractions by the Malta Tourism Authority. This seal is a recognised brand associated with the ability to consistently deliver a quality product.   The attractions...

  • Building a secure fort

    Building a secure fort

    Imagine that a criminal has a choice to steal money from a vault in a small downtown shop or from a vault in the bank headquarters. Most criminals would go for the easy target. It is exactly the same for IT security. Websites and web applications...

  • More freshness on the road

    More freshness on the road

    Famalco Group has engaged the professional service of Fastsigns to expertly wrap Fruitland’s company’s vehicle fleet, following celebrations of its 25th anniversary. Fruitland Company Ltd transports a number of household brands, namely GIOIA...

  • The future of automation

    The future of automation

    Technical, economic and social factors will determine the pace and extent of automation, say Ian Gauci and Abdalla Kablan from Caledo Group. Which financial services sectors are ripe for disruption – or have already been disrupted – by AI and...

  • The Prospectus Regulation –an overview

    The new Prospectus Regulation (EU Regulation 2017/1129), which repeals the Prospectus Directive (EC Directive 2003/71/EC) entered into force on June 30, 2017. It creates a new prospectus regime and will be directly applicable in Malta on July 21,...

  • Bridging a gap

    One of the main global problems blockchain and cryptocurrencies can solve is helping provide financial services to the large unbanked and financially excluded populations of the developing world, says Paul Mathieson from Investment Evolution. How...

  • Project at petrol station complete

    Project at petrol station complete

    Fritz Energy and Engineering Ltd, Famalco Group’s engineering firm, has successfully completed works at Nicks Service Station in St Paul’s Bay. The turnkey specialists were trusted with the upgrading of all equipment, as well as a full...

  • Integra celebrates 10th anniversary

    Integra celebrates 10th anniversary

    Integra Private Wealth Ltd celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a private event for clients and business partners at Hotel Domus Zamittello in Valletta. The event was commemorated by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who also gave a speech. In his...

  • Smart tourism across the Mediterranean Sea

    The TRAMES project – smart Tourism Across the Mediterranean Sea – was presented on May 7 in the beautiful setting of the Certosa di Calci (Pisa). Co-financed by the European Union within the COSME Programme, the initiative involves eight partners...

  • European Parliament elections: A game changer

    European election mode is well under way. Roaming around Malta, the number of billboards and banners filling up the streets cannot go unnoticed, as the islands together with the other 27 European states set the stage for what might be a game...

  • A steady year of growth for Farsons, despite ongoing challenges

    A steady year of growth for Farsons, despite ongoing challenges

    Simonds Farsons Cisk plc has registered an improved performance in its turnover as well as operational profitability across all its business segments. Farsons maintained its growth trend with Group turnover increasing by five per cent over the...