Global experts focus on cybersecurity at LACNIC On the Move Guatemala

Alfredo Verderosa entrevista

GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemala and other countries of Latin America and the Caribbean must continue to develop a more proactive, all-inclusive response to cybercrime and cyber terrorism. That's the opinion of an international expert panel at a recently concluded regional technology conference. "Our response to cyber security threats must include broad-based More...

by Edition | Published 3 days ago
By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Russia’s Yandex outpaces Google Translate as it quietly beta tests Papiamento, Udmurt, and Mari languages

The Russian search giant doesn’t get attention in the US like other European and Asian internet companies do, letting news of its own projects slip through the cracks. MOSKOW - Russian search engine Yandex and More...

Bevil Wooding CaribNOG
By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Barbados to host CaribNOG 13

BRIDGETOWN - The thirteenth regional meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, or CaribNOG, will take place in Barbados from April 18 to 19, 2017. CaribNOG is the region's first volunteer-based community More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

LACNIC on the move rolls into Guatemala City

GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemala will host this year's first edition of LACNIC On The Move. The regional technology event will take place at the Hilton Hotel Garden Inn, Guatemala City on March 20 to 22. LACNIC, the Latin More...

By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017

We’re secure: Digicel denies security breach

PORT OF SPAIN – Telecommunications company Digicel insists its network is safe, reliable and secure, following a claim that Trinidad and Tobago’s prime minister may have had some of his text messages and emails More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Honda to offer free airbag inflator recall repairs at local repair-a-thon

Recalled Takata airbag inflators have injured and killed vehicle occupants, Fast, free repairs will take place in Curaçao on March 16 - 18, 2017, No appointment necessary. WILLEMSTAD – Honda is going to great More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Jamaica police using WhatsApp to tackle sexual exploitation of children

KINGSTON – The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is using messaging service WhatsApp to tackle the sexual exploitation of children via social media. Head of the Corporate Communications Unit of the JCF, Superintendent More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Digicel in deal with Chinese firm under US probe

BRIDGETOWN – Digicel today begins offering voluntary separation packages as it moves to cut its global workforce by 25 percent, a week after announcing organizational restructuring and a partnership with a controversial More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Worry across region as Digicel gets ready to cut jobs to shave rising debt

BRIDGETOWN – Digicel triggered jitters across the Caribbean as it announced its plans to slash more than 1,500 jobs over the next 18 months in a bid to cut down its rising debt. The cuts are expected to begin More...

By Edition On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

WhatsApp is rolling out its own version of Snapchat (and Instagram) Stories

When Instagram copied Snapchat's popular Stories feature in August — it's a tool that lets users share photos and videos for up to 24 hours before they disappear — Instagram execs said they did so because Stories More...