Dialog has had some 2,500 Wi-Fi hotpots up for ages. Unfortunately, they’ve been pay-to-use, very much like hotel WiFi, so we’ve found ourselves steering clear of these despite the almost blanket coverage. Dialog’s just made it much more accessible. The website freewifi.dialog.lk now allows you to register (Regardless of whatever network you’re using) and to […]
Harsha Purasinghe, CEO and founder of Microimage - a company we've talked about extensively in the past - has just join the ranks of the 2,000-odd elite global network of men and women who make up the Eisenhower Fellows. Harsha Purasinghe has been selected for the Eisenhower Fellowship's very first Innovation Program, where each Fellow brings an inspiring project to work on during their stay abroad.
According to the 2014 United Nations E-Government Survey, Sri Lanka’s risen considerably in the subject of eGovernance. Citing the government information portal (gic.gov.lk), the report states that Sri Lanka’s e-government policies have been geared towards including all segments of the population and offering services to everyone, regardless of their IT literacy levels or access to […]
“Alibaba, the biggest eStore in China, has more total gross value of merchandise stockpiled than the entirety of Amazon in the US. So they thought: why don’t we have a sale? Now, China has a large population that is single – simply because nowadays, one of the “unofficial” requirements to be a partner is to […]
“Technology in itself is neutral. Science is neutral. But historically, technology has been used by those in power to remain in power. The point I’m making is, ICT has its good sides and bad sides. We have this rhetoric from the World Bank saying that if you invest in broadband, your GDP will go up. […]
If you drop by the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute today, you’ll see us scattered all over the pace, prowling between the lines of a seated audience. That’s because it’s the Junior World Entrepreneur Forum here today. It’s a local extension of the much larger world Entrepreneurship forum happening in lands across the sea. Today, we’re looking […]
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