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Robotic technology needs to be developed

Minister Daya Gamage says the robotic technology should be developed as a solution to the prevailing labour shortage in the country. He made the remark while inspecting the robotic creations at INCO 2018 exhibition at the BMICH on the Social Welfare and Primary Industries Ministry day. He said without machines …

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Sri Lanka teams-up with Microsoft to propel ICT programme

The Ministry of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Microsoft Sri Lanka to drive the country’s digital transformation.   The MoU will enable the ministry to improve efficiency and create good governance across the government to ensure effective citizen services for the …

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LinearSix launched

Founded by a team with extensive experience in financial services technology, LinearSix was set up with a singular mission – to power the digital transformation of the banking, finance and insurance sectors in this region. “These are transformational times” said Mario Gooneratne, the founder and CEO of LinearSix. “The spread …

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Artificial rain technology for Sri Lanka

Social welfare and primary industries minister Daya Gamage has held talks with a visiting Chinese delegation and ambassador Cheng Xueyuan on obtaining artificial rain technology for Sri Lanka. Following that discussion, the Chinese delegation toured Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Kotmale and Ampara and prepared a study report. That report was recently …

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Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

Cambridge Analytica, the Trump-affiliated data firm at the center of Facebook’s worst privacy scandal in history, is declaring bankruptcy and shutting down. The London firm blamed “unfairly negative media coverage’’ and said it has been “vilified” for actions it says are both legal and widely accepted as part of online …

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Electric vehicle charging centres

The Public Utilities Commission is looking into the services being provided by electric vehicle charging centres. DG of the commission Damitha Kumarasinghe told the media yesterday that the issues would be addressed by implementing regulations. The commission also entertains suggestions and views from vehicle users.

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Sri Lanka to experience Huawei P20 Pro this month

Huawei is all set to introduce the flagship smartphone Huawei P20 Pro. The Huawei P20 Pro is the world’s first triple camera smartphone and is designed with an advanced Artificial Intelligence technology incorporated within its triple camera system. The Huawei P20 Pro is the first of its kind to have …

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