“Alibaba, the biggest eStore in China, has more total gross value of merchandise stockpiled than the entirety of Amazon in the US. So they thought: why don’t we have a sale? Now, China has a large population that is single – simply because nowadays, one of the “unofficial” requirements to be a partner is to have money and land – ...

“Alibaba, the biggest eStore in China, has more total gross value of merchandise stockpiled than the entirety of Amazon in the US. So they thought: why don’t we have a sale? Now, China has a large population that is single – simply because nowadays, one of the “unofficial” requirements to be a partner is to have money and land – ...

“Technology in itself is neutral. Science is neutral. But historically, technology has been used by those in power to remain in power. The point I’m maling is, ICT has its good sides and bad sides. We have this rhetoric from the World Bank saying that if you invest in broadband, your GDP will go up. I hope you don’t believe ...

Last Tuesday, the 99X Technology 3rd floor meeting room/auditorium was packed with developers from various companies here in Sri Lanka. The reason for this large gathering was of course, the Colombo Architecture meetup. The topic of this month’s meetup was Enterprise modernization conducted by Samudra Kanankearachchi. So what did we learn? APIs! We’ve heard about the importance about APIs back at ...

Horizon Lanka needs children’s movies I copied some educational movies to Horizon Lanka’s two computers’ hard disks. Children watch those movies very eagerly when they get a break after practicing computers. I was surprised when a group of grade 6 students preferred “Earth – Making of a Planet” over Jurassic Park. This encourages me to find more educational movies. I can explain the movies ...

Critical acclaim for Peth (ft. *imaad majeed) by STONAPATHI: “Next level Sri Lankan sound. Future bass from the bokka. Nicely done! Great track! Those sirens and chaos reminds of Public Enemy/NWA and Bomb Squad productions!” – Asif Ansar, Rude Boy Republic “Very nice work” – Asvajit “Too dope” – Himal Kotalawala, Department of SWAG “Good stuff. Catchy track. Harlem Shake! ...

Tech Guru Episode 04 – Technology in Sinhala #SmartCar #SamsungGalaxyFit #SenseByHello #DucatiAirBag #JIBO #Sinhala Every Wednesday @ 7.30 PM on Ada Derana 24×7 (Dialog TV Channel 13) Jibo Family Robot – 00:33 Smart Car by Benz – 03:05 Ducati Air Bags for MotorCycles – 05:56 Sense by Hello – 07:27 Samsung Galaxy Fit – 12:01 Segment of The Week: Aramuna ...

Tech Guru Episode 04 – Technology in Sinhala #SmartCar #SamsungGalaxyFit #SenseByHello #DucatiAirBag #JIBO #Sinhala Every Wednesday @ 7.30 PM on Ada Derana 24×7 (Dialog TV Channel 13) Jibo Family Robot – 00:33 Smart Car by Benz – 03:05 Ducati Air Bags for MotorCycles – 05:56 Sense by Hello – 07:27 Samsung Galaxy Fit – 12:01 Segment of The Week: Aramuna ...

Mobile COE Developer Boot Camp On Thursday (the 31st of July) mobile developers in and around Colombo gathered at the Dialog Futureworld Auditorium for a boot camp that was organized by SLASSCOM. Well, we aren’t sure if boot camp is the proper word, since the event didn’t resemble anything out of a boot camp in the movies. There were no angry former military sergeants screaming at everyone ...

What does big data say about Sri Lanka On 8th August 2014, LIRNEasia held an event titled “Big data for development: Responsible use of mobile meta-data to support public purposes” in Negombo, Sri Lanka that was attended by all the MNOs in Sri Lanka as well as MNOs/ industry representatives from Pakistan, Bangladesh and India. The purpose of the event was two-fold: Show how mobile network big data could provide ...

Motivation Workshop Prof.Ranjith Mahanama , Dean of faculty of science Both physical and mental health is needed to engage in a sport. In order to build up the mental health of the sportsmen of UOC; Amalgamated club organized a workshop on 7th August 2014. Over hundreds of sportsmen who are going to participate for upcoming sports events, gathered at college house UOC for ...

This is a boy from Burma who was arrested in Malaysia for not having proper papers. He may well be a Rohingya who fled persecution to Malaysia, though I don’t know. This is one of the most melodious Qur’anic recitations I have listened to, I say this on the authority of having listened to a lot. Please do listen, Muslims ...

MUST-SEE: ‘Meya Thuwakkuwak Nove!’ This is not a gun! UDAN FERNANDO 20th August at 7 p.m. at the Lionel Wendt Theatre. Go get yourself and a friend a ticket. Details here ! Seeing Chamila Priyanka’s Meya Thuwakkuwak Nove left me with a flurry of thoughts, moved by the gust of politics created by the play. I still have not fully recovered. It was such a powerful play. I am ...

I had some fun today. The Chamber of Commerce organizes a Sri Lanka Economic Summit every year. I was invited to moderate the closing session that included the Chairs/CEOs of some of Sri Lanka’s highest profile companies: Brandix, Softlogic, Keells, Hemas and Dialog Axiata. The topic was innovation and growth. There was a lot of talk about infrastructure and education, ...

Bend it like Gigabyte Crowns New FIFA Champions Bend it Like Gigabyte – a FIFA 14 tournament organized by Redline Technologies (with the power of Gigabyte) kicked off their preliminary rounds on the 28th of July. It went on to ultimately fill the lobby of Majestic City with some fierce football rivalry on the 2nd of August, being the first Gamer.LK-sanctioned ‘ranked’ FIFA 14 tournament in Sri Lanka. ...

සිත්තරු (Siththaru) – නවතම චිත්‍රකතා පත්තරය Siththaru First Copy කුඩා කළ සිටම චිත්‍රකතා වලට පෙම් බඳින්නකු ලෙස මම සිත්තරු චිත්‍රකතා පත්තරය වෙළඳපොළට පැමිණෙන තුරුම සිටියේ ඇඟිලි ගනිමින්. මීට මාස කීපයකට පෙර මේ ලෙසම උනන්දුවෙන් සිටියේ ටෝක්ස් ඇන්ඩ් ජෝක්ස් චිත්‍රකතා පත්තරය පැමිණෙන විට. එහෙත් මම අනාවැකි පළකළ අයුරින්ම එය සති කිහිපයකින් නැවතුණා. සිත්තරු වලට එම ඉරණම අත් නොවේවායි අපි මුලින්ම පතමු. සමස්තයක් ලෙස ගත්කල සිත්තරු අගය කළ ...

සිත්තරු – නවතම චිත්‍රකතා පත්තරය Siththaru First Copy කුඩා කළ සිටම චිත්‍රකතා වලට පෙම් බඳින්නකු ලෙස මම සිත්තරු චිත්‍රකතා පත්තරය වෙළඳපොළට පැමිණෙන තුරුම සිටියේ ඇඟිලි ගනිමින්. මීට මාස කීපයකට පෙර මේ ලෙසම උනන්දුවෙන් සිටියේ ටෝක්ස් ඇන්ඩ් ජෝක්ස් චිත්‍රකතා පත්තරය පැමිණෙන විට. එහෙත් මම අනාවැකි පළකළ අයුරින්ම එය සති කිහිපයකින් නැවතුණා. සිත්තරු වලට එම ඉරණම අත් නොවේවායි අපි මුලින්ම පතමු. සමස්තයක් ලෙස ගත්කල සිත්තරු අගය කළ ...

From Jaffna: the Yarl IT Hub Meet-up On the 19th Saturday, the Yarl IT Hub had their second meet-up for this year in TCT hall at 1 PM. The main focus was “IT business and sales perceptive” – the first part of the event was a video of the master of this particular field, Steve Jobs. Using his 2001 presentation of the iPod, the audience studied the feature ...

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