We're taking a technical break for This Week in Caribbean Tech Live tweak our format a bit. Then we will return in full force next week Thursday June 1, 2017 at our usual time 1 p.m. EST. Live Broadcast Format – Top Caribbean Tech News – A Review – Events Coming Up that will
Well, let’s start with the fundamentals. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 500 million members in over 200 countries and territories. Bought for USD$26 billion by Microsoft last year, it is the site where professionals are signing up to join at a rate of
Our 2017 Expert Insight series on network intrusion and security in the Caribbean continues with Hector Dias, a network/IT security professional based in the Dominican Republic. In this the second in our Expert insights series for 2017 on cyber threats and security in the Caribbean, we are thrilled, once again, to have
Today Wednesday March 22nd, Latoya Nugent, human rights activist and co-founder of the Tambourine Army will face her accusers in court and hear the argument for her being charged under Jamaica's Cybercrime Act for “use of a computer for malicious communication.” Nugent was charged with three counts of using a computer
Are we, Caribbean techies and tech consumers, being (unduly) influenced by the views and opinions of those outside the region? Among pundits, and even among consumers globally, there seems to be a jaded view of tech products and services, which seems to be reflected in the recent performance of tech stock
Last week, the Internet Society released what is likely to be a seminal report on the Internet in the Caribbean. Here, we introduce the report to our readers. The Internet is widely recognised as being a catalyst for economic growth and development, and Caribbean countries have been eager to embrace this
by Matthew McNaughton In 2016, the newly elected Jamaican Government set out an ambitious target of achieving 5% GDP growth in four years. To much public surprise, in the third quarter of that year, Jamaica recorded an impressive 2.2% GDP growth rate, the strongest real GDP growth estimate in nine years.