Digital Jam 3.0 Caribbean App Competition

The Government of Jamaica in collaboration with The World Bank, the Caribbean Development Bank, the OECS Secretariat, Microsoft, other partners from the Caribbean private sector and international development community, have launched Digital Jam 3.0 “Caribbean edition” – ‘The Future of Work is Digital’. Digital Jam 3.0 “Caribbean edition” includes Apps Competitions, awareness workshops on micro-work […]

The Future of Free-to-Air Broadcasters in Jamaica as Digital Switch Over Approaches in 2015

Folks a lot of announcements have been made since that fateful day Sunday July 15th 2012 when the Interim Telecom Regulator the OUR (Office of Utilities Regulation) decided to set the rates for Cross Network and International Calling. First the News that got the attention of the Media…… LIME pre-empted the move in a push […]

Jamaica’s first ever 24-hr Sports Hackathon begins tomorrow

Over 100 young developers are now gearing up to do battle in the island’s, and in fact the region’s, first ever 24-hour Sports Hackathon – a coding competition being held as part of the Government of Jamaica/World Bank IT initiative Digital Jam 2.0, tomorrow Thursday June 28 at the Jamaica Conference Centre beginning 9:00 a.m. […]

Digital JAM 2.0 Officially Launches with the theme “The Future of Work is Online”

Digital JAM 2.0 was officially launched this morning at the Office of the Prime Minister under the theme “The Future of Work is Online.” Digital JAM 2.0 is a well needed and multi-layered initiative funded and supported by the World Bank, Ministry of Youth and Culture, Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, JAMPRO, USAID, Flow Jamaica, LIME, Blackberry and various […]

Digital JAM 2.0 Mobile Apps Competition

The Government of Jamaica in partnership with the World Bank and private sector operators in the local ICT sector invites applications from Jamaican software developers and digital artists to participate in the Digital Jam 2.0 Mobile Apps Competition. Conceived as an integral part of a 3-day Business Development and Marketplace event to be held at […]

The Music Industry and the Cloud – Streaming Radio Nirvana

In a previous article entitled Console Gaming’s Downfall – Future is up in the Clouds I made it known for some time prior: Console Gaming is dying thanks to Piracy. This is the same scourge that is currently affecting Digital Video and Music Industry as my article Digital Video and Music Piracy – A Land grab […]