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Cybersecurity And You ‒ The Dangers Of Unlicensed Software

Over the course of Sri Lanka’s IT history, there’s been a pretty easy-going attitude towards the use of software. As long as it worked…

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Getting Harassed On Facebook? Here’s What You Need To Know

If there’s one thing that Facebook has us accustomed to, it’s being comfortable sharing things online, whether it be cat videos on the web,…

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Where Does Sri Lanka Stand In Global Innovation?

The Global Innovation Index recently released their 2017 report—its tenth edition. The result of a collaboration between Cornell University, INSEAD, and WIPO, the detailed…

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From Pivot To Marketable Product ‒ The Startup Journey With Amrit Rupasinghe

We first met Amrit Rupasinghe when he was working on Buzzbird, a location-centric social sharing application that allows users to see and to share…

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Bridging The Generation Gap: Are Gamers Misunderstood?

Computers weren’t a widespread phenomena in Sri Lanka till relatively recently—computer gaming was an even later development. But with computers becoming affordable, ubiquitous and,…

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‘One Ring’ Scammers Target Sri Lanka

Over the last week, mobile phone owners in Sri Lanka have been sent into a tizzy by a slew of phone calls from locations…

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John Keells X Early Application Meetup

On June 5, John Keells X held a meetup for early applicants to its Open Innovation Challenge. While the deadline for applications is June…

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Cambio Expands Sri Lankan Operations In 2017

Cambio Software Engineering, which builds mission critical Enterprise Healthcare Solutions for foreign clients, has been operating in Sri Lanka for the last 12 years…

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Preserving Our History With Lidar

We can often forget, and at times neglect, our historical monuments and sites. Our tiny island is home to amazing ancient architecture, and making…

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From Entrepreneur To VC: Suranga Chandratillake

Suranga Chandratillake is a General Partner at Balderton, a venture capital firm based in London. The company focuses on seed- and Series A-stage startups. Before…

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The Inevitable Death Of Retail (As We Know It)

The internet changed the way we do everything. It’s changed the way we communicate, the way we interact with each other, the way we…

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Roar Startup Bundle ‒ May 2017

May has come to a close, and following a well-attended Google I/O and the start of John Keells X 2.0 registration process, no doubt,…