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Our Vision Is To See Jamaica Grow To 100 Per Cent Internet Penetration

“Our vision is to see Jamaica grow from 60 per cent Internet penetration today, to 100 per cent; which means that this journey of LTE coverage expansion gives us a tremendous opportunity to use increased broadband penetration as one of the drivers of economic growth. This is about taking Jamaica to the next level and […]

Bank Of Jamaica Designing New Reporting Forms To Capture Vital Information On The Extent Of Private-Sector Credit Being Provided To Micro, Small, And Medium-Sized Enterprises

FAANG Group Post Mixed Earnings Reports

The latest earnings reports for members of the Faang group of tech giants — Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google — are making what has been a winning trade for investors look more complex. Amazon blew past Wall Street forecasts on Thursday as its diversification into higher-margin cloud computing and the dominance of its online […]

Our Vision Is To See Jamaica Grow To 100 Per Cent Internet Penetration

Google To invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce site JD.com

Google is investing $550 million in cash in China’s JD.com as the U.S. search giant pushes deeper into online commerce. The pair say they plan to explore joint development of retail solutions in regions, including Southeast Asia, the U.S. and Europe. The deal comes just a week after Google struck an alliance with Carrefour to […]

Our Vision Is To See Jamaica Grow To 100 Per Cent Internet Penetration

Jamaican Student Entrepreneurs Win Top Spots In Prestigious International Business Model Competition

Photo Caption: Paul Ahlstrom, Founder & CEO of Alta Ventures, USA, with Lancelot Riley, Founder & CEO, BEASC TECHNOLOGIES, the 2018 International Business Model Competition. Two Jamaican student entrepreneur teams from Northern Caribbean University and the University of the West Indies have won the top two spots in the prestigious International Business Model Competition (IBMC) […]

Bank Of Jamaica Designing New Reporting Forms To Capture Vital Information On The Extent Of Private-Sector Credit Being Provided To Micro, Small, And Medium-Sized Enterprises

Trump Wants ZTE Back Into Business Fast

US President Donald Trump’s surprise reprieve for ZTE Corp has paved the way for a Chinese delegation’s arrival in Washington for at least three days of talks aimed at averting a trade war, according to people briefed on the discussions. China’s foreign ministry confirmed on Monday that vice-premier Liu He would travel to the US […]

Our Vision Is To See Jamaica Grow To 100 Per Cent Internet Penetration

The Latest Product And Platform Innovations From Google IO 2018 – Video

Google has introduced a number of new products and technology upgrades at its recent annual developer conference that showed the internet giant lagging behind Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. in some areas, while driving home its superiority in artificial intelligence. One notable new service seeks to tackle Tech Addiction, as Google also wants the public […]

Our Vision Is To See Jamaica Grow To 100 Per Cent Internet Penetration

Lee Chin backs READYTV

Michael Lee Chin’s AIC Jamaica Ltd. announced today that it was taking a significant equity stake in Ready Communications, owners and operators of Jamaica’s first digital free-to-air and pay TV broadcaster -ReadyTV. Encouraged by the progress of the start-up telecommunications firm lead by David Cassanova and Chris Dehring, AIC’s undisclosed investment makes them the single […]

Bank Of Jamaica Designing New Reporting Forms To Capture Vital Information On The Extent Of Private-Sector Credit Being Provided To Micro, Small, And Medium-Sized Enterprises

Facebook’s Earnings And Revenue Soared In Q1

Facebook is being liked by the stock market again. The social network’s earnings and revenue soared in the first quarter, showing its advertising business continued to grow, even as it responded to controversy over content and privacy. Its shares gained 7 per cent in after-hours trading on the back of a 49 per cent increase […]

Our Vision Is To See Jamaica Grow To 100 Per Cent Internet Penetration

Five Teams From Jamaica Set To Compete In The International Business Model Competition

For the first time since the inception of the National Business Model Competition (NBMC) in Jamaica (2014), five teams, from two universities (University of the West Indies and Northern Caribbean University), will compete in the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) in Utah, USA on May 10-11, 2018. At the fifth staging of the NBMC at […]

Bank Of Jamaica Designing New Reporting Forms To Capture Vital Information On The Extent Of Private-Sector Credit Being Provided To Micro, Small, And Medium-Sized Enterprises

Global Smartphone Boom May Have Peaked – IMF

The International Monetary Fund is reporting in its latest World Economic Outlook that the global smartphone boom that’s helped propel Asia’s economic growth and reshape trade channels in recent years may have peaked. That’s just one of the observations tucked into the Fund’s latest outlook for the world economy. While smartphone sales totaled 1.5 billion […]

Our Vision Is To See Jamaica Grow To 100 Per Cent Internet Penetration