Science & Technology

GINet Free WIFI Service Conducted an Online testing Operation in Castries

PRESS RELEASE: The Government Island-wide Network (GINet) Project, a joint-initiative between Saint Lucia and Taiwan, conducted an on-line testing operation to public In Castries on May 25, 2018 and attracted hundreds of local people to experienced free WIFI service. Taiwanese...

Celebrating Men in Science

Press Release:-  Science and Technology (S & T) plays an integral role in our pursuit of sustainable development in Saint Lucia, which is led by the Department of Sustainable Development (DSD). All countries, and in particular developing countries like Saint...

CUBE HRMS – Redefining innovation, productivity and efficiency in St. Lucia’s business environment

PRESS RELEASE: Rodney Bay — Friday June 1, 2018 —  Today marks the second official group training workshop that HRM Solutions has undertaken for the organization’s ground-breaking software, CUBE-HRMS. CUBE-HRMS, a locally developed and fully integrated Human Resource, Payroll...

Saint Lucia to Host its First-Ever Data Literacy Boot Camp

PRESS RELEASE: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 -On June 8, 2018, the Government of St. Lucia will launch Saint Lucia Open Data, (data.govt.lc). The objective is to make government data more readily available and accessible. Dozens of datasets have already...

14th CIGF Adresses Data Protection and the Impact of Social Media

CTU PRESS RELEASE: Paramaribo, Suriname (24th May 2018) – Shortly before the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) took effect on the 25th May 2018, the 14th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF) considered the impact that these regulations could have on the Caribbean...

Explore the Top Benefits of Using USB-C Hub for MacBook

(From Contributor Trudy Seeger) USB-C is supposed to be the latest rage and an emerging standard meant for charging, as well as, transferring data. At present, it is used in devices like the latest laptops, tablets, phones but with...

To get the most from your Instagram account, optimize it to increase more traffic!

(From Contributor Harris Scott) Online social media marketing can be a very beneficial thing for you especially if you are just starting out. If you are smart enough, then it requires no investment and only a little time every...

Trump barred from blocking Twitter users

BBC:-  US President Donald Trump may not "block" Twitter users from viewing his online profile due to their political beliefs, a judge in New York has ruled. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan said that blocking access to his @realDonaldTrump...

Wi-Fi Zone begins implementation in Canaries

Press Release:-  The Government of Saint Lucia through the Department of Public Service in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) recently launched the Government Islandwide Network (GINet) Project—Canaries Wi-Fi Zone. The GINet project will provide residents, tourists...

Some Expert Tips to Consider While Finding the Best Oracle Database Consulting Firm (From Contributor Ariya Stark)

(From Contributor Ariya Stark) Databases are supposed to be the essence of current-day organizations that require being managed effectively for ensuring maximum productivity, efficiency, and performance. There are a host of reliable remote Oracle DBA consulting services and so...

SALCC Student gives nod to an Ongoing Coding Robotics Pilot Project

PRESS RELEASE: A female student of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) has been singing the praises of an ongoing Coding and Robotics Pilot Project on the island.  Reshul Narhari, who gave remarks at the launch of the...

CARICOM moving to phase out incandescent bulbs

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are expected to complete the phasing out of the use of incandescent bulbs by September this year, the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat announced Wednesday. It said the regional countries are undertaking the project...

Promoting ICT Development in Nevis

CTU PRESS RELEASE: Charlestown, Nevis (4th May 2018) – As most Caribbean islands seek to improve their information and communications technology (ICT) sector, Nevis is also aggressively developing their digital economy through e-government transformation. The recent inauguration of Hon. Troy Liburd,...

Caribbean Grains Taps Social Media to Enhance Baking Industry

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia (May 04, 2018) - Caribbean Grains Limited is using social media to deepen the interest of Saint Lucians in the art and business of baking. Recently, the Vieux Fort-based flour mill company organised a Facebook...

Island-Wide Network Project officially launched

Press Release:-  H.E. Douglas Shen, Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Saint Lucia, along with Honourable Stephenson King, Minister for Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour, and Honourable Dominic Fedee, Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, officially...

Twitter users urged to change passwords

BBC:-  Twitter's 330 million users are being urged to change their passwords after some were exposed in plain text on its internal network. An error in the way the passwords were handled meant some were stored in easily readable form, said...

Pig brains kept alive without a body

BBC:-  Researchers at Yale University have restored circulation to the brains of decapitated pigs, and kept the organs alive for several hours. Their aim is to develop a way of studying intact human brains in the lab for medical research. Although there...

Bovines online: Farmers are using AI to help monitor cows

(AP) — Is the world ready for cows armed with artificial intelligence? No time to ruminate on that because the moment has arrived, thanks to a Dutch company that has married two technologies — motion sensors and AI — with...

Singapore to test facial recognition on lampposts, stoking privacy fears

(Reuters) - In the not too distant future, surveillance cameras sitting atop over 100,000 lampposts in Singapore could help authorities pick out and recognize faces in crowds across the island-state. The plan to install the cameras, which will be linked...

You Could Win a 50% Scholarship To Study A BA in Hospitality Management Online

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, April 11th, 2018; SLUDTERA would like to inform interested persons of a unique opportunity. You could win a 50% scholarship to study a BA in Hospitality Management online at UNICAF University. In three simple steps, applicants must...

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