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Friday, August 11, 2017

Live real-time inter-connectivity coming for all UG campuses says Hughes

...as MOU signed to better UG’s ICT platforms Minister of Public Telecommunications Catherine Hughes and University of Guyana’s (UG), Principal and Vice Chancellor Professor Dr....

Swiss test wireless cameras to monitor newborns’ vital signs

(AFP) Swiss researchers said Monday they have developed a wireless camera system to monitor vital signs in premature babies, a move that could replace...

Samsung to sell refurbished safety-recalled Note 7 phones

(AFP) Samsung announced Monday it would sell some Note 7 smartphones that were recalled for safety reasons as refurbished devices, in an effort to...

ECD primary teachers introduced to STEM Math app

Over three dozen teachers from several schools along the East Coast of Demerara, were today, introduced to the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) Mathematics...

Trenchless technologies to be utilised to meet city’s water demands

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is exploring the possibility of using trenchless technologies to meet the demands of quality water supply in and around...

Entrepreneur launches 1st local online taxi app

A St Stanislaus teacher turned entrepreneur has launched an online app that will make calling a taxi just a click away. The new E-Cab online...

Microsoft set to win EU approval for US$26B LinkedIn buy – sources

Microsoft (MSFT.O) is set to gain EU approval for its US$26 billion buy of professional social network LinkedIn (LNKD.N) with tweaks to concessions aimed...

Major ‘Hackathon’ competition launched

A number of software developers, computer programmers, graphic designers and others on the creative side of ICT development will have a chance to put...

Consumers urged to cease using Samsung Note 7 …’Return product and ask for...

The Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission has ordered that ALL consumers with either an original Samsung Galaxy Note 7 or its replacement power down...

Samsung ‘pauses Note 7 production’, say media reports

(BBC) Smartphone giant Samsung has reportedly stopped production of its Note 7 phone amid claims that replacement devices are still at risk of catching...

Recent Articles

LETTER: Decision to put a hold on police officers’ promotions was justified

Dear Editor, All four daily newspapers, in their Wednesday, August 9, 2017 editions, carried articles on His Excellency, President David Granger’s request for the Police...

N.Korea warns of nuclear war, Trump says U.S. is ‘locked and loaded’

By James Oliphant and Dahee Kim BEDMINSTER, N.J./SEOUL (Reuters) - President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea on Friday, saying the U.S....

GRIF Project Grant will increase connectivity in Hinterland communities – Minister Hughes

Minister of Public Telecommunications, Catherine Hughes expressed confidence that a project designed for ICT Access and eServices for Hinterland, Poor and Remote Communities, that...

T&T woman, child killed in house fire

A Trinidad and Tobago woman and an eight-year-old girl perished in a house fire at Moruga early this morning (Friday). According to a Trinidad Guardian...

Gibson set to be named as South Africa coach

Ottis Gibson is expected to be named South Africa's new coach within days. While Gibson is currently employed as the England bowling coach and is expected...

Every region will benefit from services reservists provide -President Granger

President David Granger said that each capital town and Administrative Region in Guyana will have a unit of the Guyana People’s Militia (GPM), which...

Wrong move! Former sprint hurdler Jackson believes Bolt’s retirement plans dampened...

(Jamaica Observer) LONDON, England — Usain Bolt's plan — announced well in advance — to retire at the end of the London World Championships,...

Chinese proprietor murdered in Tuschen

Police are currently investigating the murder and robbery of a Chinese businessman, 44-year-old Liyan Jiang, whose tied up body was found with multiple marks...

EYEWITNESS: Man with a plan…

…at GPHell? Maybe your Eyewitness doesn’t get around as much as he ought to. In this season of discontent – not to mention gnashing of...

Berbice businesswoman, husband dead in apparent murder/suicide

A 42-year-old Berbice businesswoman, Rhonda Blair, was killed on Friday morning after being stabbed multiple times, allegedly at the hands of her husband Rudolph...