Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Science & Technology

Scientists gene-edit piglets, bringing transplants to humans closer

(AFP) - Scientists have successfully edited the genetic code of piglets to remove dormant viral infections, a breakthrough that could eventually pave the way for animal-to-human organ transplants. Their work,...
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St Lucia ranks 122 worldwide in broadband speeds

A new ranking of world broadband internet speeds has placed St Lucia in the 122nd position. The findings are provided by the broadband comparison service Cable.co.uk. Cable.co.uk said it carried out more...
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New CXC app improves services

GIS:-The Mobile Application, CXC Connect, Facilitates the Receipt of Exam Results. The development of applications such as the recently launched CXC Connect, is critical to the CARICOM Single ICT Space. Speaking...

Office of Mayor launches official website

The Office of Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis,  has launched a new website designed to improve services to the public. According to a statement from the Mayor's Office, the new website...
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Vincentian Set to Launch the Region’s First Equity Crowdfuning Startup Company

PRESS RELEASE:-Kingstown, St. Vincent- Global Domination Capital is set to be the regions’ first fintech startup company, offering equity crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending solutions to the OECS countries and...

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

(AP) — Hackers using the name “Mr. Smith” posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded that HBO pay a ransom of several million dollars...

Heat in S Asia could exceed survivable levels by 2100: study

(AFP) - South Asia, home to one-fifth of the world's population, could see humid heat rise to unsurvivable levels by century's end if nothing is done to halt global...

CTU Seeks Strategic Partnership for CVAS

CTU PRESS RELEASE Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (31st July 2017) – In January 2017, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) hosted a demonstration of the features of the Caribbean Video Assistance Service (CVAS), which enables the...
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ECTEL Council of Ministers meet in Saint Lucia

OECS PRESS RELEASE:-ECTEL - an Institute of the OECS Friday, July 28, 2017 — The thirty-fifth meeting of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority's (ECTEL) Council of Ministers will convene in Saint Lucia...

ECTEL Council of Ministers meeting for Saint Lucia

PRESS RELEASE:-Castries, Saint Lucia -  24 July 2017: The thirty-fifth meeting of the ECTEL Council of Ministers will convene in Saint Lucia on Friday, July 28th, 2017. The meeting will...