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Jan 06 2017

Brick and mortar stores: are they truly necessary in this day and age?

A brief examination of the pros and cons of physical (brick and mortar) stores and virtual ones. Over the past few days, online retail giant, Amazon.com, has been in the news with regard to its plans to open a physical bookstore in New York City. The store would not be the company’s first: other have …

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Dec 30 2016

How well did we do? A look back at our 2016 predictions

A review of the five ICT/tech trends we anticipated would be evident in the Caribbean in 2016. At the beginning of the year, we published five trends we believed would become more evident in the Caribbean during the year. On this our last article for 20146 it is opportune for us to review our predictions …

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Nov 25 2016

Blurred lines: real news versus fake news

Fake news is all the rage these days, and to varying degrees, we are all getting duped. Over the past week or so, there has been considerable discussion about the proliferation of fake news on the Internet, especially on social media, and the extent to which it may have affected the results of the recent …

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Nov 23 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update of the status of ICT development in the Caribbean

A 2016 update of how well Caribbean countries performed on the latest ICT Development Index published by the International Telecommunications Union. Yesterday, 22 November 2016, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published its Measuring the Information Society Report 2016 in which it highlights key ICT developments worldwide and tracks pricing and affordability of ICT services.  The report also …

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Nov 18 2016

Cyber-defamation: are we trying to drag an old standard into a new world?

A brief discussion of defamation, and some of the challenges of trying to pursue it our online world. t an event held in Montego Bay, Jamaica, last week, head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Communication Forensic and Cybercrime Unit, Inspector Warren Williams, called for cyber-defamation to be made a criminal offence. Though most of us …

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