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Five Reasons Why Microsoft Office 365 Rocks!

Office 365 is an all included, communicative and collaborative, subscription based online productivity suite from Microsoft. It brings together various productivity tools ranging from web apps, to email to communication tools. Here are the Five best reasons why it is the ideal solution for any business in Sri Lanka to move to Office 365. 1…

(0)Comments | March 24, 2016 7:09 pm

“It’s Not In The Stars” announced co-winner of the first-ever Fairway National Literary Awards

“It’s Not in the Stars” by Rizvina Morseth de Alwis was announced as the co-winner of the first-ever Fairway National Literary Award at the award ceremony held during the Fairway Galle Literary Festival in January 2016. The Fairway National Literary Award was established in conjunction with Fairway Holdings with the aim of inspiring and encouraging…

(0)Comments | March 16, 2016 10:00 am

Video shows Google self-driving car hit bus in Silicon Valley

Newly released video shows the moment a Google self-driving car learned the hard way not to tussle with a public bus. The collision happened on Valentine’s Day, when a Google vehicle struck the side of a public bus in the Silicon Valley city of Mountain View. A Lexus SUV, which the company outfitted with sensors…

(0)Comments | March 10, 2016 2:05 pm

Why Asia is Vital to the Future of IoT

The Intel Internet of Things (IoT) is showing its transformative potential all around the world. Recently in Japan we brought together industry partners from across Asia to share and showcase the latest in IoT technology and solutions. We also showcased the analytics insights generated by all that technology. IoT is entering a ‘2.0’ era in…

(0)Comments | February 19, 2016 9:53 am

A narrowing digital divide in Southeast Asia

Growing digital penetration is set to transform the lives of people in emerging economies, writes Prakash Mallya, Managing Director of Intel Southeast Asia Closing the digital divide in Southeast Asia is a goal that Intel has discussed for a long time. As we enter 2016, I am excited it is now becoming a reality. The…

(0)Comments | February 8, 2016 12:28 pm

Tax burden discourages KIA Soul EV from Sri Lanka

Introduction of the latest electric car, the KIA Soul EV to the Sri Lankan market has been reportedly delayed. The main reason for this delay is the increased import levy imposed on electric cars through the 2016 Budget. On inquiry by Ada Derana Biz, the Managing Directorof KIA Motors Lanka Limited, Mahesh Thambiah had this…

(0)Comments | February 1, 2016 11:10 am

SriLankan Airlines ranked second in Asia and Asia-Pacific for Lowest Carbon Footprint

SriLankan Airlines gained worldwide recognition for its pioneering efforts in environmental conservation when the prestigious Business Traveller magazine ranked it second among airlines in the Asia and Asia-Pacific region for having the lowest carbon footprint. The enormous region includes the Middle East, South Asia, the Far East and Asia-Pacific (Australasia), home to most of the…

(0)Comments | January 22, 2016 4:09 pm

The George Keyt Foundation … promoter of art and artists !

Kala Pola 2016 on Sunday 31st January in Colombo By Arun Dias Bandaranaike, Trustee, George Keyt Foundation The George Keyt Foundation focuses on the artistic talent of creative people in Sri Lanka. What is special or unusual about the intention and purpose of this collective is in the effort made every year and on several…

(0)Comments | January 21, 2016 1:05 pm

SriLankan Airlines bids goodbye to its Airbus A340s after 21 years

SriLankan Airlines, the first Asian airline to operate the four-engine Airbus A340 aircraft, will bid goodbye to the last of its A340s after more than two decades in service, with a final commercial flight today, (January 7, 2016). SriLankan introduced the A340 on 1st September 1994, at the time when it was the most sophisticated…

(0)Comments | January 7, 2016 5:05 pm

Market Review – 05th Jan 2016

Colombo bourse continued its negative trend for the second consecutive day of the New Year. Investor participation was on the low side, while Dialog Axiata, being an exception, contributed to 60% of the daily market turnover. Benchmark index closed at 6,845.30, a decline of -22.32 index points or -0.33%, while the S&P SL20 index shed…

(0)Comments | January 5, 2016 9:17 pm

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