Category archives for: Technology

2015 Mercedes Benz C-Class “feels like a smaller Merc S-Class” – Top Gear

  The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was first introduced to the world in 1993. Twenty-one years later the fourth and latest generation of the C-Class – the W205 – has been released at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show to rave reviews. Car and Driver opined – “Consider the C-class as all that Mercedes knows about full-size luxury, […]

Royal Caribbean launches “World’s First Smartship”

With technology that has never been used on cruise ships before, including high-tech “WOWband” bracelets and apps that put everything at passengers’ fingertips, Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas has been dubbed “The World’s First Smartship.” The Quantum’s facilities include high-speed Internet, which enables passengers to interact with a radio frequency identification (RFID) bracelet that […]

Royal Caribbean launches “World’s First Smartship”

With technology that has never been used on cruise ships before, including high-tech “WOWband” bracelets and apps that put everything at passengers’ fingertips, Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas has been dubbed “The World’s First Smartship.” The Quantum’s facilities include high-speed Internet, which enables passengers to interact with a radio frequency identification (RFID) bracelet that […]

A revolution in mobile communication is coming to the Caribbean: Voice over LTE (VoLTE)

By Camilo CalizDirector of Communication ServicesEricsson Latin America and CaribbeanSAN JOSE, Costa Rica — When people talk about LTE networks, also known as 4G, they are mainly referring to data, specifically high-speed data. And it’s not unusual. The service is, after all, an “all-IP” technology, which makes maximum use of the efficient exchange of data […]

Colombia launches first-ever information technology campaign

NEW YORK, USA — Proexport Colombia on Wednesday announced the launch of “Colombia Bring IT On,” a major campaign initiative aimed at promoting the growth of the country’s technology sector in the international market and raising awareness of Colombia’s competitive advantages in the industry. This announcement took place at a two-day business matching forum that Proexport […]

Caribbean businesses, governments and people could be losing millions to cyber criminals

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By James BynoeCEO Caribbean Cyber Security Center WARRENS, Barbados — The Caribbean cyber security center (CCSC) continues to urge the Caribbean region to take the growing threat from cyber criminals and hackers seriously. CCSC estimates that on a frequent basis Caribbean businesses, organizations, governments and homes are targeted and scanned for information system weaknesses and vulnerabilities […]

Caribbean Elections Will Be Won or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strategists

Caribbean Elections Will Be Won or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strategists

Two digital media strategists believe that how political parties use social media in the coming years will impact their chances at the polls come Election Day. Nerissa Golden of Goldenmedia and Ursula Barzey of Moxee Marketing say over the next 18 months more than 10 Caribbean countries and Overseas Territories will be heading to the […]

Broadcom Aims To Be An Early Entrant In The Booming Wearable Technology Market

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Last month, Broadcom announced its intention to exit the cellular baseband business on account of the intense competition in the market. A substantial increase in R&D expenses for developing cellular baseband products has lowered Broadcom’s mobile and wireless operating income in the last two years. The baseband market is quite R&D intensive, and Broadcom has […]

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