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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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BHL Group goes solar

26 June 2014

As the world World Environment Day earlier this month, one Barbadian company has invested in energy-saving technology and is working to steadily reduce its carbon footprint. Read More

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Solar saver for NCC

04 June 2014

THE NATIONAL Conservation Commission  (NCC) should be able to save thousands of dollars on its energy bills . . .  Read More

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Digicel a 'strategic partner'

25 March 2014

Digicel Business has been named a Microsoft Strategic Services Provider. Read More

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Investing in renewable energy – DO IT GRADUALLY

22 January 2014

Have you ever given any thought to how you could become a true Barbadian hero? One who could achieve a measure of happiness and fulfilment, help reduce the Read More

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LIME wins landline rate battle

15 June 2013

TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY LIME has won the battle against Digicel regarding landline termination rates. Read More

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LIME wins interconnection dispute

14 June 2013

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has ruled in LIME’s favour regarding the dispute which arose earlier this year over landline termination rates with Digicel. Read More

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Karib Cable taken over by FLOW

05 March 2013

EVEN BEFORE new telecoms entrant Karib Cable could complete its cabling across the island, it has been gobbled up by one of its competitors. Read More

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New Apple iPad launched

07 March 2012

(CNN) -- Apple rolled out a high-definition iPad today with a display screen that promises to be dramatically sharper than the current model, the iPad 2. Read More

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Good start for free Wi-Fi

12 November 2011

AS OF YESTERDAY, over 150 000 Barbadians were accessing free Wi-Fi around the island. Read More

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BlackBerry 'leading' the smartphone charge

03 November 2011

The highest rate of penetration for BlackBerry Messenger users is in the Caribbean and Latin America, according to RIM’s carrier relationship marketing manager for the region, Angela Friar.   Read More

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Three new BlackBerrys coming

25 October 2011

BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM) is looking to get an even tighter grip on the mobile phone market . Read More

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