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Less than 24 hours after the Fed took steps commensurate with a rather hawkish view on the state of the economy, the GDP growth came out better than expected showing a growth of 3.5% in the third...Read More >>

  • Jonathan Dalli awarded for business and entrepreneurial achievements at the JCI Outstanding Persons Awards 2014

    Date: Thu, 30/10/2014 - 16:42

    Jonathan Dalli, Founder and Managing Director at the Concept Stadium, was awarded for his Business and Entrepreneurial Accomplishment in the JCI Awards 2014, which took place during a Gala Dinner held on Friday 24th October at The Victoria Hotel in Sliema.
  • FOMC bets on stronger US economy

    Date: Thu, 30/10/2014 - 16:20

    Markets are trading higher this morning after the positive vibe on the US economy from the FOMC meeting which ended yesterday. Federal Reserve officials dismissed recent turmoil in global financial markets, and focused instead on solid employment gains. The Federal...
  • Emirates wins In-Flight Dining Award from Saveur Magazine

    Date: Wed, 29/10/2014 - 13:24

    Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies,mies, announced that it has won Saveur Magazine’s Culinary Travel Award for Best In-Flight Dining: First Class & Business Class for the second consecutive year.
  • Paragon Software releases New Hard Disk Manager 15 – despite the name, it’s great for SSDs and virtual disks too!

    Date: Wed, 29/10/2014 - 13:11

    Paragon Software Group (PSG), a leader in data protection, backup and disaster recovery, announces the release of Paragon Hard Disk Manager (HDM) 15 Suite and Professional – complete, all-in-one data management solutions for Windows PC users working in physical or...
  • Markets gain ahead of the Federal Reserve two-day policy meeting

    Date: Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:47

    European shares rose on Tuesday, reversing the previous session's dip as better-than-expected results from a number of blue-chips including pharma group Novartis and bank UBS helped lift sentiment. Gains in Europe were spurred by the German DAX, up 1.9 percent, and...
  • Meet Poppy, the open-source, 3D-printed robot set to inspire innovation in classrooms

    Date: Tue, 28/10/2014 - 16:56

    Meet Poppy, the first completely open-source, 3D printed, humanoid robot (@poppy_project). Poppy is a robot that anybody can build and program. That means it's not just a tool for scientists and engineers: the team of developers aims to make it part of vocational...
  • All eyes on this week’s FOMC meeting

    Date: Tue, 28/10/2014 - 13:11

    The turbulence in financial markets that had been characteristic just more than a week ago have somewhat faded over recent sessions, aided in part by helpful signals from the major central banks. Some Fed officials have voiced their intentions of being less keen to...
  • Maltese company Loqus forms strategic partnership with Peak-Ryzex

    Date: Mon, 27/10/2014 - 14:04

    Peak-Ryzex has formed a strategic technology partnership with business intelligence company Loqus. Loqus provides solutions primarily for fleet resource management, including dedicated tracking, dispatching and route optimisation products. Its Routing & Scheduling...
  • Markets Trade Higher Post Positive European Bank Stress Tests

    Date: Mon, 27/10/2014 - 10:33

    Markets are trading higher in Europe post the stress test results on European Banks. 25 banks of the 130 banks failed the test. However, most of the 25 banks which failed the test have already got their capital base up to the required level. This is because the stress...
  • Microsoft drops Nokia in favour of its Lumia brand

    Date: Sat, 25/10/2014 - 18:00

     Microsoft has announced it is now officially axing the Nokia brand in favour of its own Lumia range of Windows smartphones. The tech giant bought Nokia’s mobile division back in April for $7.2bn with a 10-year agreement to use the Finnish company’s name on smartphones...