Virgin spaceship blows up, kills one

01 November 2014

MOJAVE, California (AP) – A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth’s atmosphere broke up during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.... Read More


Highway signs lit up by solar energy

13 October 2014

PEOPLE travelling along the ABC Highway can now see the advertising signs at night, thanks to solar electricity. Read More


Scam alert

13 October 2014

​POLICE ARE REPORTING that more Barbadians are being robbed shortly after making withdrawals from their bank, increased numbers are being scammed via the Internet, and more are falling prey to identity theft. Read More


Microsoft CEO apologises

11 October 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella apologised Thursday night and said he was wrong for saying that women don't need to ask for a raise and should just trust the system to pay them well.   Read More


Hewlett-Packard to split?

05 October 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hewlett-Packard Co., the iconic maker of personal computers and printers, reportedly plans to split itself into two separate companies by spinning off its technology services business. Read More


Free Wi-Fi in San Fran public spaces

01 October 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco launched free Wi-Fi access at more than 30 public parks, plazas and recreation areas today, thanks to a grant from Google. Read More


Youth charting course with new technology

30 September 2014

Young people have wholeheartedly embraced the new information and communication technologies which are allowing them to focus on issues affecting them. Read More


Trendy app-approach to business

11 September 2014

G​regory Hughes is the head of a young small business that he expects to do big things. Interact With Us Inc. was registered in October 2007 and for the last seven years, unknown to most Barbadians, the company has worked on the development of a special mobile app.... Read More


Apple banking on new technology

10 September 2014

NEW YORK (AP) – Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card. Read More


Solar challenge

22 July 2014

THE ONGOING "explosion" in electricity production from photovoltaic (PV) systems means Barbados is on course to save $6 million in foreign exchange this year. Read More




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