Category Archive: Computing

Jul 25 2014

3 reasons why there are so few girls and women in tech

The tech industry in Silicon Valley may not be the only place where males significantly outnumber females. It also appears to be a phenomenon in the Caribbean. Here are three reasons why there are so few girls and women in tech. Earlier this week, reports published indicated that Twitter and to a lesser extent, Pinterest …

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Jun 23 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 22 June 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 16 June to Sunday 22 June 2014. Monday, 16 June 2014 ‘Valiant Effort’ To Close BTC Deal Bahamas – The Government and Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) still have not closed their ‘2 per cent’ deal over the Bahamas Telecommunications Company …

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Jun 13 2014

8 new and emerging Caribbean apps

Brief profiles of eight software applications showcased at the launch of the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Programme on 10 June 2014. On Tuesday, 10 June, the World Bank’s infoDev team launched the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Programme (CMIP) in Kingston, Jamaica. The programme, which is part of the Entrepreneurship Program for Innovation in the Caribbean (EPIC), seeks …

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Jun 06 2014

5 takeaways since we learned about Edward Snowden

To mark the one year anniversary since leaks about covert spying activities by the US National Security Agency (NSA) came to light, we highlight five learnings that have been made. Yesterday, 5 June, marks one year since the Guardian newspaper (United Kingdom) reported that there had been a leak of classified United States (US) National …

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May 30 2014

5 password managers to help you remember what you cannot afford to forget

A quick review of five popular and useful password management software currently on the market. How many accounts do you have for which a password is required for successful access, or to complete a transaction? By the time you have truly finished counting, you are likely to have closer 50 than 15 when you factor …

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