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  • Be prepared

    Be prepared

    The countdown has started as less than four months remain until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect. The extended EU data protection laws come into effect on May 25 and it will affect all businesses in some way or other. If...

  • The iGathering comes of age

    The iGathering comes of age

    The iGatherings have become a staple on Malta’s iGaming calendar, a sign of SiGMA’s year-round commitment to the industry. Over the previous editions guests have really been treated to some of the finest dining on the island, and the experience is...

  • Intuitive tool

    Intuitive tool

    Microsoft’s focus on digital transformation significantly affected their product line-up. How can an application like Microsoft Dynamics 365 for sales create business value? By having all information concerning potential and actual sales stored in...

  • Wallet or won’t it?

    Wallet or won’t it?

    A few years ago if you had to mention bitcoin during a conversation, you would only receive strange looks in reply. People would probably label you a strange geek-nerd mix and try to change the subject. Nowadays most people have heard of bitcoin,...

  • The biggest AML D4 risks for iGaming companies

    The biggest AML D4 risks for iGaming companies

    Last June’s introduction of EU Directive 2015/849, better known as the Fourth Anti-money Laundering directive (AML D4), brought about a change in the way iGaming companies treat risk – and it’s vital that compliance professionals bring themselves...

  • Why your smartphone and laptop are so at risk

    Why your smartphone and laptop are so at risk

    Less than a week into 2018 and we may have already seen the year’s biggest technology story. Researchers have identified a security flaw in the computer processors made by three of the world’s biggest chip designers, Intel, AMD and ARM, and a...

  • Apple apologises after outcry over slowed iPhones

    Apple apologises after outcry over slowed iPhones

    Facing lawsuits and consumer outrage after it said it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries, Apple Inc is slashing prices for battery replacements and will change its software to show users whether their phone battery is good. In a posting...

  • Tech it to the next level

    Tech it to the next   level

    No one can predict the future. Especially with technology, that great mover and shaker which moves with the proverbial pedal to the metal and shakes the way we work and play. And yet, one can make an educated guess, based on the tech trends that...

  • Everything is intelligent

    Everything is intelligent

    Artificial intelligence is popularly translated into red-horizon futures where robots try to annihilate the human race. But that is only the doom-and-gloom version of artificial intelligence. In reality, artificial intelligence comes in various...

  • Drive the data

    Drive the data

    Yes, it’s still a question of who you know. And yet, in the tech world, what you know is even more important. Data is the new oil; the currency that drives tech and marketing companies. However, data on its own is pretty much useless. The biggest...

  • Virtual reality

    Virtual reality

    For decades, virtual reality has been billed as the next big thing. In recent years, however, virtual reality has stepped up, with big players recognising its potential – in 2014, for instance, Facebook spent more than $2 billion on acquiring...

  • Money talks

    Money talks

    It’s been a year in which cryptocurrencies have become part of our daily conversations, with regular debates on their value, security, opportunities and threats. While cryptocurrency regulation will continue to be the main topic in the new year,...

  • Kerching… but wait a bit

    Kerching… but wait a bit

    Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the adoption of digital currencies in the wake of bitcoin’s popularity raises the risk of an “instantaneous run” on lenders, threatening financial stability. In moments of panic, the speed of...

  • A year in the cloud

    A year in the cloud

    Cloud technology is experiencing an ever-increasing rise in popularity among businesses. Many more companies are shifting their IT infrastructure towards an operational expenditure model rather than a capital one. This allows for a more accurate...

  • Career paths in the digital sector

    Career paths in the digital sector

    Education and experience can lead you to a successful career in ICT, says Carm Cachia, executive coordinator at the eSkills Malta Foundation. The Information Technology and Communications sector has always been very active and interesting when it...

  • The winners have it all

    The winners have it all

    Night In The Woods Jumps, somersaults, power boosts and good old-fashioned two-dimensional fun is what you would normally expect from a platform game. Especially one featuring anthropomorphic animals. And yet, Night In The Woods is, well, a...

  • Connecting people with the right technology

    Connecting people with the right technology

    Through our ongoing optimisation, we are always looking for new and better ways to address customer needs, says Greg Behr, senior business development manager at LeaseWeb. You are celebrating your 20th anniversary. What makes you proud of your...

  • Testing one, two, three

    Testing one, two, three

    A/B testing, or split testing, has been part of the marketing landscape for years, if not decades. With the advent of technical marketing, growth hacking and engineering marketing, A/B testing has become one of the steps, tools and orientations...

  • Malta’s brightest youths turn tech entrepreneurs for a day

    Malta’s brightest youths turn tech entrepreneurs for a day

    The 2017 edition of Budding Rockstars was held on November 16 at the Hilton Malta Hotel, St Julian’s. The event was attended by 150 Form 5 students and more than 50 educators from 40 Schools in Malta and Gozo. Budding Rockstars is an innovation...

  • Protecting data

    Protecting data

    Delivering data protection everywhere, wherever your data lives, trust Dell EMC Data Domain with Intel Xeon processors to keep your data protected. Data Domain is the industry’s leading protection storage. Dell EMC Data Domain Stream-Informed...