Wataniya Maldives rebrands as Ooredoo

Wataniya Maldives rebrands as Ooredoo

Wataniya Telecom Maldives the second  Telecommunication service provider in Maldives has re-branded as Ooredoo tonight. WTM has been operating in Maldives under the umbrella of the Middle east telecom giant Wataniya Telecom International for the past 8 years since its inception. As a collective effort in re-branding all the telecom...
NCIT Open Day 2013 scheduled for 10th October

NCIT Open Day 2013 scheduled for 10th October

National Center for Information Technology (NCIT) is opening its doors to the public on Thursday 10th October as an Open Day 2013. Visitors participating in the event themed “0001 day of huge opportunities” will be able to find out about the opportunities available at NCIT, get overviews of the past...
Instagram to introduce sponsored posts

Instagram to introduce sponsored posts

Instagram, the popular mobile photo-sharing app that has been completely ad-free since it launched in 2010, announced on its blog this Thursday its about to change. Over the next few months, users will start seeing advertisements in their Instagram feed for the first time. As Facebook purchased Instagram in 2012...
Adobe’s network compromised

Adobe’s network compromised

Adobe announced on Thursday that it has been the target of a major security breach in which sensitive and personal data millions of its customers compromised. The intruders were able to gain access and run off with a large number of Adobe IDs and encrypted passwords. Adobe also says that...
Ismail Kaleem listed in Microsoft Security Researchers List

Ismail Kaleem listed in Microsoft Security Researchers List

Ismail Kaleem, Senior Security Developer of National Centre for Information technology has been listed in Microsoft Security Researchers Acknowledgement for Responsibly disclosing 2 Security Vulnerabilities in Skype. Kaleem started his professional career as an IT Security Consultant by joining the NCIT, since then he has conducted several penetration testing for...
Batelco becomes Dhiraagu majority shareholder

Batelco becomes Dhiraagu majority shareholder

Bahrain’s leading telecom service provider Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) is now the Majority Share holder of Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun Private Limited (Dhiraagu) following the acquisition of the bulk of the Monaco & Islands division of UK-based Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC). Batelco now holds 52% majority shares of Dhiraagu, which was previously held by...
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Google announces three New Nexus with images from Maldives

Google announces three New Nexus with images from Maldives

On 29th October Google announced three new Nexus devices, in small, medium and large size. The new devices are powered on a new flavor of Jelly beans, Android 4.2 which includes latest versions of Google Now and other new features. Google first featured the three new devices with different pictures of Maldives on its screens....
Facebook Messages got a new look

Facebook Messages got a new look

In late august Facebook announced that it would be giving Facebook Messages a whole new look and an overhaul. Since yesterday Facebook has started to roll out major updates to the messages interface. The new interface changes make its social media network engagement a more interesting experience for users It allows users to message anyone in...
iPad Mini : Every inch an iPad

iPad Mini : Every inch an iPad

  At Apple Inc media event on Tuesday, Tim Cook and co unveiled its widely anticipated iPad mini along with several other upgrades to its product line and many other surprises. Apple introduced a new 13-inch Macbook Pro with Retina display and a new iMac desktop just 5mm think. Apple starts taking orders for the...
Are you geared up for a huge week in tech?

Are you geared up for a huge week in tech?

As the holiday season is fast approaching this week of October in 2012 is going to be one of the busiest weeks for the technology Industry. Since 22nd October till 29th October every major company are planning major product announcements and launches. Companies such as Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft and a few others are...
YouTube woes for marketers without Multiple Sign-in

YouTube woes for marketers without Multiple Sign-in

Google quietly rolls out multiple account sign-in for YouTube and publishes a help article on 16th October 2012, two days after this article was written. Whether you are a single brand with multiple YouTube Channels or a professional online marketer managing multiple YouTube channels for various clients, there are important instances where a user has...
End of an Era in journalism

End of an Era in journalism

  The digital age has long been a challenge to the print and mainstream media industry. With the introduction of smart phones, tablets and the availability of the high speed mobile internet has opened up more challenges and threats to the print media industry which is striving in the vulnerable times of the internet age....
Poll.mv redefining public debate

Poll.mv redefining public debate

Maldives first independent polling agency launched its services to the public on Wednesday. The service redefines public debates by moving away from assumption and towards statistics and genuine opinion from the general public. Poll.mv is now the easiest, simplest and the fastest way to find out public opinion about anything. Poll.mv is developed by Shell...
Skytours holidays launches a new website

Skytours holidays launches a new website

Travel and tour operator sky tours holidays has launched an interactive and dynamic website on Tuesday. The back end and front end of the website is created by KODE based on a concept designed provided by skytours. KODE is an emerging web design and development firm with a small group of young developers. The website...
Monitor the performance of MP’s using majliswatch.com

Monitor the performance of MP’s using majliswatch.com

The integrity and the commitment shown by the parliamentarian that we have voted in to the Parliament of Maldives “The Majlis” has been doubtful at many times. They campaigned with a promise to work for the constituents and the assurance that they understand the pulse and the needs of the constituents or to uphold the...
Survival of the fittest: Can Microsoft and Google evolve to keep up with Apple

Survival of the fittest: Can Microsoft and Google evolve to keep up with Apple

Apple’s flagship product the iPhone 5 is out and Apple will continue to capitalize the market. This market capitalization is not because of how superior the iPhone is (at the beginning it was, but not anymore). It is because of the ecosystem Apple has built around its products and the ease with which a user...
Maldives Destination Guide Available on Apple APP Store

Maldives Destination Guide Available on Apple APP Store

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) have released Maldives Destination Guide application for iPhones and iPads. The application which is compatible for the newly released iOS 6 and built by Zebra Cross is now available for download on Apple App Store for free. The application holds all the information which is featured on the...
Blood.mv an initiative to connect blood donors and seekers

Blood.mv an initiative to connect blood donors and seekers

While Maldives is a very small nation by size and population, the need and the demand for blood for different medical procedures and thalassaemia patients is quite high. Identifying donors has been a difficult task at many critical times of urgent blood requirements. Blood.mv, the Maldives blood donor database intends to connect blood donors and blood...