New Flow UNLIMITED TALK combo plans

“Talk until you’re tired,” says Dwight Williams, Senior Director, Product Management at Flow Jamaica as he announced the company’s newest offer for prepaid mobile customers in Jamaica. Starting October 26, Flow customers will be able to access unlimited calling to any network in Jamaica along with unlimited messaging using the popular social platform WhatsApp through […]

JAMNAV launches API to allow developers to tap into Geospatial Data

JAMNAV is a service by Mona Geoinformatics Institute (MGI), at the University of the West Indies. It provides a GPS navigation map for Jamaica which allows users street-level, voice-assisted, turn-by-turn navigation from a start point to any local destination. Thier primary product is the sale of Jamaica’s location data to GARMIN devices but recently JAMNAV […]

Secure NIDS or else …

For the government, cybersecurity isn’t only a challenge—it’s a big obstacle to long-awaited digital transformation. Plus, the stakes are sky-high: Hacking public-sector information might imperil national security as well as citizens’ trust. Is our government up to the task? July 2015 – “The Office of Personnel Management in the US government said hackers stole “sensitive […]

1SpotMedia offering free Usain Bolt Biography with 12-month Subscription

Jamaicans in the diaspora now have another reason to sign up for subscribe to 1SpotMedia. 1Spotmedia is the RJRGleaner Communications Group’s Internet media service, offering the full range of the RJRGleaner Communications Group television and radio brands, including TVJ, RETV, JNN, TVJSN, RJR94 FM, FAME FM, and HITZ92 FM, POWER 106, MUSIC 99 in one spot online. The […]

Securing Jamaica’s National Identification System with Blockchain Technology

Government organizations across the globe are exploring the use of blockchain technology to improve operations. The ability to record transactions on distributed ledgers offers new approaches for governments to improve transparency, prevent fraud and establish trust. According to a recent survey conducted by IBM and the Economic Intelligence Unit, government interest in blockchain is high: […]

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Tertiary Institutions in Jamaica should use more Open Source

Hi, welcome to another post in the series where I’m preaching the gospel of Open Source Software (OSS) to my fellow Jamaicans and today the focus is on Tertiary education. Tertiary institutions across the globe have been utilising Open Source to drive research and innovation. I believe that our local tertiary institutions should follow suit […]

SMBE – Running on Open Source Software

Welcome to another post in the series, where I’ll be expressing my views on open source technology and the benefits to Jamaica. This is the second write-up and I’ll be showing how open source software benefits the business sector. If you missed the first post please feel free to catch up. The economics and social benefits […]