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  • Brilliant return

    Brilliant return

    The gaming landscape has changed a lot since the 2009 release of Demon’s Souls, a third-person combat and exploration adventure which became Dark Souls in 2011. Yet Hidetaka Miyazaki’s series is still referenced as one of those games which, years...

  • Public or private?

    Public or private?

    Blockchain is an emerging technology that has been around for less than 10 years, yet its surge in popularity over the past couple of years has been remarkable. Being initially launched as the technology powering bitcoin, it has since been through...

  • Why would anyone play slot games?

    When I got my first job at an online casino, I couldn’t entirely understand why so many people found slot games appealing. I could identify with sportsbook and poker players since there was an element of knowledge or skill involved, but I couldn’t...

  • Listen through this

    Listen through this

    The much-loved British audio brand has added to its wireless headphone range with the Marshall Major III Bluetooth. The obvious comparison is with the Major II Bluetooth. Although the styling only has minor variations, the new model is slimmer,...

  • Only a few days until Artificial Intelligence Malta Summit

    In two weeks, speakers and delegates from around the world will converge in Malta for the inaugural Artificial Intelligence Malta Summit, which will be held at Le Méridien St Julian’s Hotel & Spa on July 12-13. The event will offer attendees from...

  • Affiliate event series set to return to Europe

    Affiliate event series set to return to Europe

    The Affiliate Grand Slam series is all about relationship-building in the best possible environment for deal-making handshakes. Great relationships are at the very centre of the affiliate sphere in iGaming. It is nigh on impossible to be...

  • Setting a benchmark

    Setting a benchmark

    It’s very rare that a piece of technology – a phone, tablet or game – bags the full five stars on most review sites. And yet, the Huawei P20 Pro manages to do just that – building a magnificent smartphone while at the same time upping its brand...

  • Maltese YouTubers to start getting advertising revenue

    Maltese YouTubers to start getting advertising revenue

    Updated 3.13pm - Added Zammit Dimech statement Local YouTube content creators will soon be able to cash in on their work, with Google having finally agreed to add Malta to YouTube’s partner programme. In a statement, YouTube said Malta would join...

  • Imogen Heap to speak and perform at Malta Blockchain Summit

    Imogen Heap to speak and perform at Malta Blockchain Summit

    Imogen Heap, a critically acclaimed Grammy and Ivor Novello award-winner with a strong innovative streak, will be taking centre stage at the Malta Blockchain Summit as the founder of Mycelia. The London-born singer – whose song Hide and Seek was a...

  • In the right direction

    In the right direction

    Malta has thrived in the iGaming industry for almost two decades, but there is a new potential player in town. The march of blockchain technology has been compared by many to the beginning of the internet – it won’t be just a huge driver of...

  • Melissa Blau confirmed for SiGMA’s Pitch

    Melissa Blau confirmed for SiGMA’s Pitch

    The 2018 edition of the SiGMA Pitch has just scored a major coup as Melissa Blau has been secured to present and headline the competition. The Pitch was a breath of fresh air in 2017, and the addition of Blau promises to give proceedings a level...

  • The upskilling mindset: why it pays to keep learning in tech

    The upskilling mindset: why it pays to keep learning in tech

    A recent report from the World Economic Forum estimated that by 2020 over a third of core skills in most occupations will be comprised of skills that aren’t considered critical today. Being effective in today’s work environment – and particularly...

  • Creativity, passion, ambition: new tech ventures hire the island’s top talent

    Creativity, passion, ambition: new tech ventures hire the island’s top talent

    Tech employers continue to target – and attract – many of Malta’s most talented individuals. Well-renowned as one of the island’s most lucrative career sectors, iGaming remains a huge employer, but is now being challenged by other...

  • Let’s get digital

    Let’s get digital

    For the past five years, everyone and their dog had been dropping those magical two words: digital transformation. And courtesy of that, expectations have been simmering and are now coming to a boil, with industries being reshaped, winners...

  • Confirming Malta’s status as a gaming hub

    Confirming Malta’s status as a gaming hub

    The third edition of the iGaming Idol event, which recognises and rewards high-achieving employees from across the global gaming industry, was launched recently. The gala awards evening will be held at the Intercontinental on September 26 and has...

  • Is legitimate interest a GDPR gift?

    Is legitimate interest a GDPR gift?

    When General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, it will require organisations to be more accountable and transparent. Every rule in GDPR comes down to these two fundamental qualities. This, in a way, is good for organisations...

  • A better way to do business

    A better way to do business

    Our success is based on a strong company culture centred around trust and friendship, say Marjo Kukkonen, development manager Kindred Malta and Kati Leppänen, talent acquisition partner Kindred Malta. Kindred has been a leading operator in the...

  • Malta Blockchain Summit garnering massive support

    Malta Blockchain Summit garnering massive support

    The inaugural edition of the Malta Blockchain Summit is still ahead of us, but it’s receiving the kind of validation that is normally reserved for long-established calendar mainstays. The Maltese government declared its intention to make Malta an...

  • Sigma updates

    Pragmatic Play lands integration deal with Mr Green Multi-award-winning casino games developer Pragmatic Play has taken its content live with leading online operator Mr Green. Developing on its reach with another leading operator integration,...

  • Protecting data

    Protecting data

    The European Union’s new data privacy law, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), comes into effect on May 25 and brings with it several new challenges to businesses big and small. From a consumer perspective, the situation is...