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  • Rewarding innovation, quality

    Rewarding innovation, quality

    The Malta Communications Authority eBusiness Awards are now in their seventh edition. What have been the main developments since the first edition of the awards? The MCA wanted to create a channel aimed at recognising and showcasing the efforts of...

  • It’s getting personal

    It’s getting personal

    Many condemned Donald Trump’s campaign proposal to build a Muslim registry. Yet this – together with registries of nearly every aspect of identity – already exists, Marc Kosciejew says. Registering individuals’ identities is an ambiguous practice...

  • Distributor agreement signed

    Distributor agreement signed

    Parallels, a global leader in cross-platform solutions, has announced a distribution agreement with Newtech, one of Malta’s leading tech distribution companies. Under this new agreement, Newtech will be able to bring Parallels cross-platform...

  • Knowing me, knowing you

    Knowing me, knowing you

    Data brokers are like all-seeing eyes. They cast panoptic gazes over all they see. Most people know nothing about these companies, but these companies certainly know a lot about them. Many people might assume that Silicon Valley companies like...

  • Ellp is at hand

    Ellp is at hand

    We wanted to develop something which would do the tedious work for you while you focus on what really matters, Gilbert Camilleri, founder and CEO at Ellp, says. When did you set up Ellp Ltd and with what aims? Ellp was set-up early last year with...

  • 100GB transmission technology introduced in Malta

    100GB transmission technology introduced in Malta

    Sparkle, the international services arm of TIM Group, and Malta's GO plc, have upgraded the Italy-Malta bilateral cable and introduced 100GB transmission technology. The upgrade is in response to the growing demand for hosting and online gaming...

  • Unequal access holds back potential of digital economy

    Unequal access holds back potential of digital economy

    Broadening access to digital opportunities and helping those lagging behind to catch up would increase the benefits of the digital transformation and help ensure they are widely shared across economies and people, according to a new OECD...

  • 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 -...