Google services back on track

10 October 2015

SOME OF GOOGLE INC’S SERVICES, including Drive and Docs, which were facing disruptions for a few hours on Friday have been resolved, the company said. Google’s status page had showed that its file-sharing services such as Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Classroom... Read More


A safer Internet for all

09 February 2015

EDUCATING BOTH the young and the old about online privacy and information security remains a top priority for Barbados’ leading telecommunications provider. Read More


Obama wants laws on data hacking

12 January 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days ... Read More


FTC wants to hear from you

05 December 2014

THE FAIR TRADING COMMISSION (FTC) is inviting residents to submit their comments on the proposed merger of two of the telecommunications providers in the Barbadian market. Read More


Govt fighting cyber crime

14 November 2014

With 123 000 internet subscribers in Barbados, Government is moving to establish a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) to assess the readiness and capability of cyber security in the country. Read More


Force reporting of cybercrime

13 November 2014

The recent hacking of banking systems by Bulgarians that resulted in several people losing money is proof that Barbadian financial institutions are not immune to cybercrime. Read More


Inniss: Licence all telecoms rates

11 November 2014

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development Donville Inniss wants to see the licensing of services provided by all communications companies operating in Barbados. Read More


'Check Deal'

07 November 2014

THE INK HAS NOT DRIED on Cable & Wireless’ planned takeover of Flow and already the cries of concern are growing over the multibillion-dollar deal. Read More


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


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


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


Digicel a 'strategic partner'

25 March 2014

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




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