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  • iPhone 8 Plus batteries are swelling up in China

    iPhone 8 Plus batteries are swelling up in China

    A fresh case of Apple's new iPhone popping open due to a swollen battery has been reported in state media in China, the world's biggest smartphone market where the US-firm is seeking to revive faltering sales. The incident comes as Apple...

  • Dubai starts tests in bid to become first city with flying taxis

    Dubai starts tests in bid to become first city with flying taxis

    Dubai today showcased a flight for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation. The flying taxi developed by German drone firm...

  • Personalised player messaging always wins

    Personalised player messaging always wins

    One of the key aspects of the iGaming industry is being able to understand what your customers want, and when they want it. When utilising an iGaming platform which includes countless variations of bets, and hundreds of thousands of players each...

  • Get app and move

    Get app and move

    The Valletta Local Council has recently launched the VaTIS smartphone app. The Valletta Travel Information System is an innovative information service for those travelling to and from Valletta. The VaTIS project is a collaboration between the...

  • Protect your gaming system and save your levels

    Protect your gaming system and save your levels

    Power outages are the Achilles heel of every serious gamer. It doesn’t matter if you are playing single-player or multiplayer games, a sudden blackout or power surge is a likely source of unnecessary frustration and anger. The uninterruptible...

  • Future or fraud?

    Future or fraud?

    China’s move to ban initial coin offerings (ICO) has caused chaos among start-ups looking to raise money through the novel fund-raising scheme, prompting halts, about-turns and re-thinks. China is cracking down on fundraising through launches of...

  • Come together

    Come together

    Held on September 19 and 20 at the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Golden Sands, ZEST brought together the startup community in the Mediterranean and surrounding regions. Presenting more than 50 unmissable sessions by inspiring speakers, panels,...

  • Sidestepping the Chinese firewall

    Sidestepping the Chinese firewall

    Earlier this month, the market of cryptocurrencies trembled in reaction to the news that the Chinese regulatory authorities would be shutting down Bitcoin exchanges as well as investigating initial coin offerings (ICOs) which have recently taken...

  • A new generation of iPhone

    A new generation of iPhone

    This week, iCentre announced it will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. It will be available in stores starting on Friday, September 29. For complete pricing details, visit www.icentre.com.mt. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are a...

  • Technology 2020: the future of financial services is with us

    Technology 2020: the future of financial services is with us

    KPMG’s Financial Services Conference aims to explore challenges faced by financial services providers as they contend with digitisation, robotics and artificial intelligence, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, cloud-computing and big data as fintech is...

  • API: a small step towards a big change

    API: a small step towards a big change

    A rating of the most popular API’s was recently published by Programmable web, and you probably have heard about the ones that make it into the top 15: Facebook API’s, Google API’s, Amazon or FedEx API’s. But there are many more. Today, nearly...

  • Last mile e-commerce delivery made easy

    Last mile e-commerce delivery made easy

    Every single day, thousands of letters, parcels and packages are delivered from all corners of the world to numerous homes around Malta and Gozo. With the growth in online retailing and e-commerce, parcel and package deliveries are increasing each...

  • GO has fastest mobile network - Ookla

    GO has fastest mobile network - Ookla

    GO has once again been confirmed as the fastest mobile network in Malta and Gozo, this time based on the experience of consumers themselves. Ookla, the company behind the widely used Speedtest app, awarded GO its "Speedtest Awards Winner 2017 -...

  • New free Wi-Fi access scheme approved by European Parliament

    New free Wi-Fi access scheme approved by European Parliament

    People will be soon be able to have free access to local Wi-Fi points in the EU. The resolution for the so-called WiFi4EU scheme was approved by the European Parliament with 582 votes to 98 against, with nine abstentions. EU funds will be used in...

  • Blockchain for business

    Blockchain for business

    Trust is fundamental to business. However maintaining trust in this global economy which is extremely digital is expensive, time consuming and mostly inefficient. Businesses are now turning to blockchain to fill in the trust gap and provide a...

  • Mutual funds mark down investments in Uber by as much as 15 per cent

    Four mutual fund companies have marked down their investments in Uber Technologies Inc by as much as 15 per cent following a scandal-ridden year for the ride-hailing company. Uber has suffered a series of setbacks in recent months, including a...

  • What is the ideal IT system for retailers?

    What is the ideal IT system for retailers?

    Choosing the ideal system depends on the size and complexity of the retail organisation in question. In Malta, there are many small retail outlets, often run by just one owner, or supported by family members. So the complexity of the business is...

  • Cartoon life

    Cartoon life

    From doodling on textbooks to landing a job at Cartoon Network, what inspires Daniela Attard is a constant itch to draw, says Melanie Bonnici Bennett. It is normal to dream about remaining young at heart. One way of achieving that is landing a...

  • Protect your NAS against the next blackout

    Protect your NAS against the next blackout

    Be it at home or in the office, NAS systems are designed to work continuously and around the clock. Whether you are using your NAS as a centralised data storage system, as a private cloud or as a backup solution, a sudden power failure can have...

  • A threat to the real and virtual world

    A threat to the real and  virtual world

    Nuclear warfare is not the only threat North Korea poses – despite its global isolation, the country’s hostile digital capabilities give it a global reach, Marc Kosciejew says. Throughout this summer, North Korea and the United States have been...