NCB’s Quisk Mobile Money off to a good start in Jamaica

National Commercial Bank Jamaica (NCB) launched their mobile money offering in partnership with Silicon Valley-based start-up Quisk recently. Mobile money is big business in many developing economies especially in Africa and Asia. What is Mobile Money? Mobile Money enables anyone with a cellphone number to use their money without needing cash or cards. Its an electronic system that […]

Crowdfunding for Caribbean Entrepreneurs – Massive Open Online Course

The flagship Crowdfunding MOOC for Caribbean Entrepreneurs (CMCE) is an exciting and innovative training course that combines unconventional approaches in entrepreneurship financing with an innovative online learning platform. Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs provide a free open access web-based learning platform to a large number of participants. MOOC platforms such as Coursera, EdX, and […]

Instagram Stories takes aim at Snapchat

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms that remains popular despite the dwindling popularity of other social networks like Twitter. Facebook is looking to inject some new life into Instagram by adding features directly ripped from Snapchat. With Instagram Stories, you don’t have to worry about overposting. Instead, you can share as […]

Pokemon Go frenzy takes over the world including Jamaica

There is a new king of the Appstore and Playstore – bigger than Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and more in-app time than Facebook; that app is Pokemon Go. The game was released in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States on July 6, 2016 and like contagion spread across the interwebs infection iPhones and Android phones […]

Huawei Jamaica rolls out Advertising Campaign with Lionel Messi

Huawei, the leading global telecommunications equipment company recently partnered with football star, Lionel Messi through his appointment as its Global Brand Ambassador. Huawei Jamaica will also be utilizing the brand ambassador in its local advertising and promotional campaigns, disclosed Chrysta Walker, Marketing Manager, at Huawei Technologies. The first leg of promotion between Huawei and Lionel […]

GateKeeper USB Dongle & Security Key

GateKeeper is a USB Dongle & Security Key that automatically locks your computer when you walk away & unlocks it when you are close to it. It is definitely for the security conscious computer user who doesn’t want a complicated process to secure their PCs. I’ve been using the device with my workstation at work […]

Caricoin – mobile wallet built for Bitcoin targeting Caribbean nationals

The future is now the present as mobile and virtual currencies are expanding across the globe. Many countries in Asia and Africa have embraced mobile and virtual currencies. In recent months, the chatter and posturing have finally been transulated to tangible initiatives and products. The latest entrant is  Caricoin, a mobile wallet built for Bitcoin targeting […]