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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TaxiMonger to pitch at SeedStartup Demo Day

TaxiMonger to pitch at SeedStartup Demo Day

Malaysia based TaxiMonger, a taxi booking and review application for mobile and web is scheduled to pitch at SeedStartup Demo Day today. Taximonger will be one of the seven startups pitching at the event and is the only startup from Southeast Asia to be accepted in to the SeedStartup Accelerator program based in Dubai. SeedStartup...
Maldivians on Facebook – infographic

Maldivians on Facebook – infographic

On 06th September 2010 an infographic showcasing the population of Maldivians using the social network Facebook.com was featured on the blog MoTW. After a little over two years, today we are publishing an updated version of the same infograph. These numbers are based on the Facebook Country Statistics published on http://www.socialbakers.com/facebook-statistics/maldives Below is the September...
Check Counter Queue Status from MIRA Website now

Check Counter Queue Status from MIRA Website now

Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (Mira) has implemented a new feature on its website where customers can check the current token number that is served at its service counters. The module gives real-time updates from seven of its service counters. The MIRA Counter Token module on its website is a good move and a feature that is...
Apple unveiled the iPhone 5

Apple unveiled the iPhone 5

After sticking for five years to the same screen size, Apple on Wednesday revealed a new phone that’s taller, and has a bigger display. The first iPhone developed and unveiled since the death of Apple founder Steve Jobs, will go on sale in the U.S. and eight other countries next Friday, Sept. 21 The iPhone...
ADKhospital.mv released an improved website

ADKhospital.mv released an improved website

As an approach to improve the services provided with easy access to their services ADK hospital is implementing a new website which is released for public feedback yesterday. Website which is still in testing phase is been developed by Semicolon and bundled with lots of new features with a huge transformation from their previous versions....
@wataniya gets the blue checkmark from twitter

@wataniya gets the blue checkmark from twitter

@wataniya the official twitter account of Wataniya Telecom Maldives has been verified by Twitter making it the first Maldivian business to be verified. Wataniya has long been a social savvy company Introducing Twitter SMS services back in March 2011 and Twitter MMS services earlier this year. Twitter introduced verified accounts to make it easier for...
MSG.mv bulk SMS service for SME

MSG.mv bulk SMS service for SME

SMS is a very effective marketing tool which reaches to your clients and customers instantly. MSG.MV a project by local developer Ahmed Khusaam a.k.a Aharen was initiated with the intention of providing an easy to use and simple marketing platform for Small and Medium business in Maldives. The project which took almost 2 months in...
Thaana now on your Android devices

Thaana now on your Android devices

For those who wish to read and write in thaana on your android phone and tablets have now been made possible by the effort of Semicolon in association will ell mobile. The team at Semicolon has long been a huge contributor to the thaana and maldives specific development in the mobile and web domain. Thaana...
Welcome to a new START

Welcome to a new START

Latest models of Smart Phones, Tablets, and High-end Laptops are common objects of many Maldivians households today. High class business man or the hardworking fisherman, even the expatriate worker lives a technologically high-end lifestyle. We are seeing a growth in local mobile app market, software houses are becoming more established and reputable than ever, there...