Last Updated 13 | 04 | 2014 at 14:11

Business & Technology / Technology

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  • Dropbox faces online protests after appointing Condoleezza Rice to board

    Date: Sun, 13/04/2014 - 11:11

    Dropbox's decision to appoint former US secretary of state Dr Condoleezza Rice to the cloud storage service's board of directors has sparked a heated online row over her views on internet surveillance. Protesters have set up a website – Drop Dropbox – describing the...
  • Google Glass on sale in the US for $1,500 and one day only

    Date: Sun, 13/04/2014 - 10:27

    Google will open up its Glass “Explorer Program” for one day only to allow US residents to buy the smartglasses before general release. A limited, but unspecified, number of the Google smartglasses will cost $1,500 plus sales tax and be available for 24 hours via...
  • Flies Can Manoeuvre Like Fighter Jets, Research Shows

    Date: Sat, 12/04/2014 - 20:30

    New research shows that when a threat comes into view fruit flies make split-second turns reminiscent of those made by fighter jets. High speed videos revealed the subtle wing movements that enabled them to make the split-second "bank" turns in order to evade attack....
  • Google Glass to Go On Sale for One Day

    Date: Sat, 12/04/2014 - 19:00

    Google Glass will go on sale to the US public on 15 April for a single day, the company has announced. Users must be 18 years old and are required to fill in an online form in order to be eligible to buy the device. The eyewear will cost $1,500 (£894) and the BBC...
  • Lab-Grown Vaginas Successfully Implanted in Patients

    Date: Sat, 12/04/2014 - 17:00

    Researchers have grown vaginas in a lab, and the organs are working normally in four teenage patients who were among the first people to receive such an implant, scientists reported April 10, 2014. All of the patients in the study underwent surgery five to eight years...
  • Airbus to Build Critical European Weather Satellites

    Date: Sat, 12/04/2014 - 16:00

    The competition to build Europe's next generation of polar-orbiting weather satellites has been won by Airbus at the latest meeting of the European Space Agency's (Esa) Industrial Policy Committee (IPC). A contract valued in the hundreds of millions of euros will be...
  • Android 4.1.1 Devices are Vulnerable to Heartbleed

    Date: Sat, 12/04/2014 - 12:10

    It's not just websites and routers that are vulnerable to the web-wide bug Heartbleed — certain Android models are at risk too. As Google noted in its own Heartbleed disclosures on Wednesday, Android devices running Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean are vulnerable to Heartbleed...
  • Registered students can start using their free Office 365

    Date: Thu, 10/04/2014 - 15:15

    The Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) and Microsoft Malta announce that students who registered for the Student Advantage Scheme can now start the activation process to download and install Office 365. 
  • Altaro Software Welcomes 15,000th International Customer

    Date: Tue, 08/04/2014 - 15:40

    Altaro Software, a local software development company providing backup solutions for Microsoft Hyper-V and file servers, welcomed their 15,000th international customer after 5 years in operation, as their revenue continues to double every year. Following an investment...
  • Shireburn powers Artisan e-Store

    Date: Tue, 08/04/2014 - 09:31

    Shireburn Software has announced the latest merchant to be using their eStore. is an online collective of artisans and crafts-people, predominantly based in Malta, selling handmade, embellished or cherished items.