Mauritius Launches Creative Portal to Promote Local Handicraft

An online platform – The Creative Mauritius project (CM), has been launched to enhance the aiming visibility and market linkages to craftsmen of Mauritius and Rodrigues. Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah launched the CM at the headquarters of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) in Port Louis. The objectives of the CM project is […]

Huawei and UOM Sign MOU to Promote ICT Education

Huawei Technologies and University of Mauritius (UOM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the setting up of a Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA) and Seeds For The Future (SFTF) programmes, on 22 May 2017 at UOM, Réduit. During the ceremony, ten Mauritian students sponsored by Huawei received their certificate of admission for […]

Facebook Fined 110 Million Euros

Facebook face a fine of 110 million euros for providing incorrect information on it’s takeover of WhatsApp. The European Commission on Thursday fined US social media giant Facebook 110 million euros ($120 million) for providing incorrect and misleading information on its takeover of WhatsApp. “Today’s decision sends a clear signal to companies that they must […]

Ransomware virus

What’s ransomware virus and should be worried? Everything you should know Malicious software called ‘ransomware’ has forced British hospitals to turn away patients and affected Spanish companies such as Telefonica as part of a global outbreak that has affected tens of thousands of computers. What is WannaCry — also known as WanaCrypt0r 2.0, WannaCry and […]

Facebook and the Video First

Facebook is looking for a film producer to create ‘motion picture content’ Add Facebook to the list of tech giants going Hollywood. Looking to make good on a pledge by CEO Mark Zuckerberg earlier this year to be a “video first” company, Facebook is hiring a growing number of people to create its own video […]

Microsoft’s to integrate CRM solution into LinkedIn

Microsoft is rolling out upgrades to its sales software that integrates data from LinkedIn, an initiative that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told Reuters was central to the company’s long-term strategy for building specialized business software. The improvements to Dynamics 365, as Microsoft’s sales software is called, are a challenge to market leader Salesforce.com and represent […]

Mauritius approaches Nasscom for skill development in ICT

Mauritius has approached Indian information technology industry body Nasscom for support in building capacity in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skill needs. “ICT has become an important activity to Mauritius. We have started dialouge with Nasscom for skill development in the sector,” a Mauritius Board of Investment official said here today. According to him ICT […]