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  • Maltese YouTubers to start getting advertising revenue

    Maltese YouTubers to start getting advertising revenue

    Updated 3.13pm - Added Zammit Dimech statement Local YouTube content creators will soon be able to cash in on their work, with Google having finally agreed to add Malta to YouTube’s partner programme. In a statement, YouTube said Malta would join...

  • Imogen Heap to speak and perform at Malta Blockchain Summit

    Imogen Heap to speak and perform at Malta Blockchain Summit

    Imogen Heap, a critically acclaimed Grammy and Ivor Novello award-winner with a strong innovative streak, will be taking centre stage at the Malta Blockchain Summit as the founder of Mycelia. The London-born singer – whose song Hide and Seek was a...

  • In the right direction

    In the right direction

    Malta has thrived in the iGaming industry for almost two decades, but there is a new potential player in town. The march of blockchain technology has been compared by many to the beginning of the internet – it won’t be just a huge driver of...

  • Melissa Blau confirmed for SiGMA’s Pitch

    Melissa Blau confirmed for SiGMA’s Pitch

    The 2018 edition of the SiGMA Pitch has just scored a major coup as Melissa Blau has been secured to present and headline the competition. The Pitch was a breath of fresh air in 2017, and the addition of Blau promises to give proceedings a level...

  • The upskilling mindset: why it pays to keep learning in tech

    The upskilling mindset: why it pays to keep learning in tech

    A recent report from the World Economic Forum estimated that by 2020 over a third of core skills in most occupations will be comprised of skills that aren’t considered critical today. Being effective in today’s work environment – and particularly...

  • Creativity, passion, ambition: new tech ventures hire the island’s top talent

    Creativity, passion, ambition: new tech ventures hire the island’s top talent

    Tech employers continue to target – and attract – many of Malta’s most talented individuals. Well-renowned as one of the island’s most lucrative career sectors, iGaming remains a huge employer, but is now being challenged by other...

  • Let’s get digital

    Let’s get digital

    For the past five years, everyone and their dog had been dropping those magical two words: digital transformation. And courtesy of that, expectations have been simmering and are now coming to a boil, with industries being reshaped, winners...

  • Confirming Malta’s status as a gaming hub

    Confirming Malta’s status as a gaming hub

    The third edition of the iGaming Idol event, which recognises and rewards high-achieving employees from across the global gaming industry, was launched recently. The gala awards evening will be held at the Intercontinental on September 26 and has...

  • Is legitimate interest a GDPR gift?

    Is legitimate interest a GDPR gift?

    When General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, it will require organisations to be more accountable and transparent. Every rule in GDPR comes down to these two fundamental qualities. This, in a way, is good for organisations...

  • A better way to do business

    A better way to do business

    Our success is based on a strong company culture centred around trust and friendship, say Marjo Kukkonen, development manager Kindred Malta and Kati Leppänen, talent acquisition partner Kindred Malta. Kindred has been a leading operator in the...

  • Malta Blockchain Summit garnering massive support

    Malta Blockchain Summit garnering massive support

    The inaugural edition of the Malta Blockchain Summit is still ahead of us, but it’s receiving the kind of validation that is normally reserved for long-established calendar mainstays. The Maltese government declared its intention to make Malta an...

  • Sigma updates

    Pragmatic Play lands integration deal with Mr Green Multi-award-winning casino games developer Pragmatic Play has taken its content live with leading online operator Mr Green. Developing on its reach with another leading operator integration,...

  • Protecting data

    Protecting data

    The European Union’s new data privacy law, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), comes into effect on May 25 and brings with it several new challenges to businesses big and small. From a consumer perspective, the situation is...

  • Vietnam jails Facebook user for posts seen as anti-state propaganda

    Vietnam jails Facebook user for posts seen as anti-state propaganda

    Vietnam has jailed a Facebook user for four-and-a-half years over posts that "distorted" the political situation in the Southeast Asian country, a branch of the ruling Communist Party said. Despite sweeping economic reform and increasing openness...

  • Twitter tells users to change passwords after bug

    Twitter tells users to change passwords after bug

    Twitter has advised its users to change their passwords. The social media network said a bug had caused "unmasked" passwords to be stored internally. It added that there was "no indication" that the details had been misused but warned users to...

  • CryptoFriends partners with Malta Blockchain Summit

    CryptoFriends partners with Malta Blockchain Summit

    The inaugural edition of the Malta Blockchain Summit promises to be a seminal event on the blockchain and DLT calendar, and it has just received a boost with a newly-minted partnership with CryptoFriends. With an established track record with...

  • Beneficial to business and consumer

    Beneficial to business and consumer

    Due to the Europe Union’s new data privacy law, customer engagement and cybersecurity are about to get a major update. On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect and many organisations are wondering: how...

  • Why the distribution industry is better off with cloud ERP

    Why the distribution industry is better off with cloud ERP

    As a sole collection point for all an organisation’s data from multiple sources, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution acts as a single source of truth – eliminating data duplication, enhancing data integrity, and enabling users to drive...

  • Increased opportunities for students

    Increased opportunities for students

    During a press conference, the Institute of Digital Games of the University of Malta and Maltco Lotteries presented the two projects which were completed and made possible due to a Maltco research sponsorship of €20,000, this to promote research...

  • Blockchain bonus

    Blockchain bonus

    Unless you have been in hibernation or stranded on some tropical island for the last few years, the chances are that you have probably heard of a little something called the blockchain. Already, blockchain technology is being implemented by some...