Met Service releases official statement about suspended Twitter Account

On Monday May 26th 2014 we ran a story about the social media storm is brewing on Twitter after the official Twitter account for the Meteorological Service of Jamaica was ordered closed by management after an apparent disagreement with North East St. Elizabeth Member of Parliament and Deputy General Secretary for the People’s National Party Raymond […]

The Realities of The Jamaican Job Market From a Tech Point Of View

Most young Jamaicans; university and college graduates, have become locked into the vicious failed cycle that is the Jamaican job market. There are very few options available with little prospects of creating your own job even if you develop a product that fills a niche and has attracted attention from potential customers. Why is this […]

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 […]

Digicel’s bid to Acquire Claro in Jamaica finally Approved – with conditions…

Digicel’s acquisition of Claro was announced in early April and was expected to be done and dusted by June but for various reasons the deal was not wrapped up until recently.  Prime Minister Bruce Golding as approved the merger but attached strict requirements to prevent Digicel from morphing into a monopoly which in turn will affect it’s customers and […]

Jamaican Government Launches BlackBerry Developers Competition

In an effort to stimulate enterprise, encourage the use of technology to uplift the country’s youth, as well as to spark greater  interest in application development for mobile devices, Jamaica’s Ministry of Education, the Department of Information and Technology of the Prime Minister, and the Central Information Technology Office, have teamed up with mobile telecoms giant, […]