Last Updated 20 | 04 | 2014 at 19:03

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Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs and be able to perform chores for the human crew. For the past three years Robonaut has been stuck on a pedestal and...Read More >>

  • Jellyfish App developed

    Date: Sun, 20/04/2014 - 15:28

    Jellyfish sightings and treatment for stings? There’s an app for that. In the ever-growing business of smartphone applications we have had an application for virtually everything, but the latest one could prove to be very helpful indeed.
  • Update: Earth sister planet 500 lightyears away

    Date: Sun, 20/04/2014 - 13:51

    Scientists have discovered a planet very similar to Planet Earth. A group of scientists have recently discovered a planet that shows various characteristics and is the one most similar to our home, Planet Earth. According to reports in Science magazine, the planet,...
  • Kitestring App Ensures Peace of Mine for Family and Friends

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 20:30

    A new app, called Kitestring, let’s friends or family members know when you get home safely. It acts as a “safe call" service that alerts your contacts if you fail to virtually check in at designated times after going out. The web-based app lets anyone with a phone...
  • Wireless Charging Technology, Charges 40 phones at Once

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 16:01

    A new wireless charging technology has been developed at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology that allows for 40 phones to be charged at once from up to 5 meters away. The Dipole Coil Resonant System, although still in prototype phase, could make...
  • Nike Fires FuelBand Team, says support will continue

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 15:00

    Nike fired much of the team responsible for the development of its FuelBand and shelved plans for a new version of the fitness tracker, Friday, CNET reports. Around 55 people from Nike's 70-member hardware team were let go from the company Thursday. Despite this abrupt...
  • Another successful ESU Debating Academy comes to an end

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 09:15

    The English-Speaking Union’s 2014 Debating Academy, which ran between 10 and 12 April, took place at the Old University Building in St Paul Street, Valletta.  The students who participated were all first-year Sixth Formers at St Edward’s College, De La Salle College,...
  • Printex Ltd. certified to operate a Quality Management System

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 09:08

    April 14, 2014 — Printex Ltd. a leader in the Maltese printing industry, today announced it has been certified to operate a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of MSA EN ISO 9001:2008. The scope covered by the Quality Management System...
  • Regus Opens Business Centers For Free To Encourages Companies to Go Green And Cut Commutes on Earth Day

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 08:42

    Regus Offers Local Workers Free Flexible Workspace to Lessen the Environmental Impact of Long Commutes
  • Firetech augment their Marine accreditations.

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 08:37

    Firetech augment their Marine accreditations  - Local fire, safety and security specialists, Firetech Ltd are now recognised as Marine Service Suppliers by RINA Services. This is yet another certification to add to Firetech’s collection of Marine accreditations which...
  • HSBC Malta supports the vision of Malta as a major trade hub

    Date: Wed, 16/04/2014 - 16:19

    Mark Watkinson, HSBC Bank Malta's Chief Executive Officer, during the bank's Annual General Meeting held on 16th April said that  Malta has the opportunity to become a major trade hub.