We’ve been hearing about Sinhala Translate Week for a few days now, and it’s now online. Taking a leaf out of Facebook’s translation communities, Google recently launched its own Translate Community. Building on that is Sinhala Translate Week, a 7-day crowdsourcing spree that invites people to pitch in and help improve Google Translate’s සිංහල skills. The incentive? Prizes from […]
You may have heard of the Lanka Education and Research (LEARN) which forms the backbone of connection between state universities, the Ministry of Higher Education and a handful of research institutes. Sri Lanka Telecom recently bestowed an upgrade on the network, bringing it to 1.65 Gbps (a little over 1/30th of our country’s current total […]
Sri Lanka’s pretty popular with the NOA, the European trade association that awards the outsourcing industry. Sri Lanka, which grabbed the Outsourcing Destination of the Year Award in 2013, has been shortlisted this time. “Sri Lanka has consistently offered a unique value proposition for UK and EU companies,” stated SLASSCOM Chairman Jayantha De Silva. “Especially for software […]
“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 maling 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. […]
Last Tuesday, the 99X Technology 3rd floor meeting room/auditorium was packed with developers from various companies here in Sri Lanka. The reason for this large gathering was of course, the Colombo Architecture meetup.
Well, we aren’t sure if boot camp is the proper word, since the event didn’t resemble anything out of a boot camp in the movies. Instead of disgruntled military types we found devs from 99X Technology sharing their knowledge. What did we learn? Read on and find out!
Bend it Like Gigabyte – a FIFA 14 tournament organized by Redline Technologies - kicked off in the lobby of Majestic City with some fierce football rivalry on the 2nd of August, becoming the first Gamer.LK-sanctioned ‘ranked’ FIFA 14 tournament in Sri Lanka.
On the 19th Saturday, the Yarl IT Hub had their second meet-up for this year in TCT hall at 1 PM. Quite a few things were discussed - including Steve Jobs and digital marketing and when the next Yarl Geek Challenge would take place.
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