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  • Google bucks soaring smartphone prices with new Pixel handset

    Google bucks soaring smartphone prices with new Pixel handset

    Google bucked the soaring smartphone price trend Tuesday, unveiling a high-performance Pixel handset aimed at the middle of the market as part of a wide-ranging pitch to developers of its new hardware, software and privacy efforts. The Pixel 3a...

  • WhatsApp security flaw allowed hackers to install spyware on phones

    WhatsApp security flaw allowed hackers to install spyware on phones

    A security flaw in WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, allowed sophisticated attackers to install spyware on phones, the company said Tuesday, in the latest trouble for its parent Facebook. The vulnerability - first...

  • Protecting the greatest asset: data

    Protecting the greatest asset: data

    The internet has changed the way we work and play – and it has done so at a rapid pace. Just consider how back in 2007, just 55 per cent of households in the EU had internet access. Fast-forward by a decade and the latest statistics show an EU...

  • SiGMA opens Manila offices

    SiGMA opens Manila offices

    As part of an ambitious expansion plan SiGMA is heading east and will open offices in Manila, the Philippines, this year, with further offices also on the books for Dubai and Hong Kong. As we move further into the second quarter of 2019, Group CEO...

  • Disaster recovery site solutions

    Disaster recovery site solutions

    A disaster recovery site is simply a back-up or recovery site where an organisation of any size can relocate to following a disaster situation at the main office. This forms part of an organisation’s business continuity plan. At BOSI (Business...

  • And it’s goodbye

    Back in 2012, the first season of The Walking Dead propelled its developer Telltale to the top of the table for player-driven storytelling. Then last year, the developer closed its doors. Skybound Entertainment, owned by Walking Dead creator...

  • To the power of four

    To the power of four

    Huawei may be at the centre of a political storm, but it still continues to offer top-notch phones. Its latest offering, the P30 Pro, packs functionality, design and some groundbreaking new features, including a new quad camera system on the back...

  • 2018: A year of consents and sensitive data as distorted through GDPR and PSD II

    2018: A year of consents and sensitive data as distorted through GDPR and PSD II

    Last year the EU heralded two new laws which rattled the regulatory waters and legal landscapes of a number of EU member states, while generating significant press coverage across the globe. Initially, the revised Payments Services Directive...

  • Building a national AI strategy

    Building a national AI strategy

    Innovation can offer incredible investment opportunities, but when it comes to new and emerging technologies like AI and blockchain, regulatory authorities also have to stay vigilant to ensure that important rights like privacy and freedom of...

  • Trusting funds

    Trusting funds

    It’s no secret that after the massive bull run of late 2017, early 2018, the cryptocurrency, and to a lesser extent, the blockchain space, has seen a considerable turnaround. However, confidence is slowly creeping back in, notwithstanding the fact...

  • Supporting business in emerging technologies

    Supporting business in emerging technologies

    Technology is changing how things are designed, made, and serviced around the globe. It is also creating value by connecting individuals and machines across the value chain, making it possible to generate, securely organise, and draw insights from...

  • Ensure your compliance team is working at optimal efficiency

    Ensure your compliance team is working at optimal efficiency

    An essential part of a KYC and AML compliance solution is transaction monitoring – software designed to oversee customer transactions in real-time or on a daily basis, and detecting possible risks hidden in business relationships. The need for a...

  • Gadgets to host expo at Malta Robotics Olympiad

    Gadgets to host expo at Malta Robotics Olympiad

    Hit TV show Gadgets will be hosting a Gadgets Expo at the Malta Robotics Olympiad from May 10-12 at MFCC, Ta Qali. The expo brings the popular show to life and will be hosted by Gadgets presenters Rachel Cachia and Ian Busuttil Naudi. It will also...

  • Blockchain for beginners

    Blockchain for beginners

    New to the world of Blockchain and cryptocurrency? Anyone interested in blockchain will this week have a chance to learn from industry experts in a talk being held at Palazzo De La Salle in Valletta on Thursday. Designed for absolute beginners to...

  • AML transaction monitoring: Three best practices for business

    AML transaction monitoring: Three best practices for business

    In order to counter the risks of money laundering and terrorist financing, companies must have in place a proper system for transaction monitoring. It should give you the confidence that you are in control to make the right AML risk decisions. The...

  • An intelligent move

    An intelligent move

    Last month, Malta held its first-ever AI in Business Summit. One of the key speakers, Matthew Fenech, explains what was discussed and how it could benefit SMEs. Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere. Barely a day goes by without some...

  • Sigma updates - March 24, 2019

    Sigma updates - March 24, 2019

    Fracture Labs lists token on crypto exchange ZBX Fracture Labs, a PC and video games startup, is now listing its token for the upcoming blockchain-based game Decimated on the cryptocurrency exchange ZBX. Decimated has seen its community grow from...

  • Moving beyond the hype

    Moving beyond the hype

    SiGMA has undergone something of a transformation in recent years – the inaugural show in 2014 saw the company corner an untapped niche of opportunity within the local iGaming market. Buoyed by its early success, SiGMA expanded their operations...

  • Middle office services: an added-value approach to outsourcing

    Middle office services: an added-value approach to outsourcing

    As Maltese regulated companies turn to third-parties for back- and middle-office support such as risk management and compliance, choosing the right partner becomes increasingly critical. In particular, the middle office landscape has begun...

  • Checks and balances

    Checks and balances

    In an industry like ours where we’re dealing with an addictive product all the time, we are forced to challenge ourselves, says Alexandre Tomic, co-founder and CEO at Alea Gaming Having fought addiction at certain points in my life, I know...