Tech & Internet


Leading at a time of inevitable exposure to disruption requires a will to embrace continuous innovation as a way of life- as a philosophy of work. On June 14, 2022, as part of the Mediterranean Tourism Forum organized in Malta by the Mediterranean Tourism Foundation, the panel on disruption in the hospitality industry was one […]


‘Retirement planning can be a cause of anxiety due to people not knowing how much money they will need to maintain their standard of life during their retirement years, and not knowing how to secure that income.’ This was stated by Sandra Magro, Manager at BOV’s Investments Centre during a seminar organised entitled ‘Encouraging Motivation […]


Key topic from the EU Autonomous Framework Agreement on Digitalisation agreed by EU cross-sectoral social partners. Last Friday, The Malta Chamber and the Malta Business Bureau organised a webinar discussing key topics from the EU autonomous framework agreement on digitalisation. The event was organised in association with the General Workers Union as part of the […]


For the athletes at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, travel entailed … robots. Everywhere. These machines prepared and served noodles, rice and burgers, and roamed hallways to take the temperatures of passersby. They even passed the Olympic flame underwater. Yet even if you’re not an Olympian, your travels these days are far more likely […]

Mediterranean ObserverFebruary 26, 2022

Kenyan artist Tina Benawra is perhaps the only artist in the world who draws in the braille-a tactile writing system for visually impaired people, giving them an opportunity to experience art. While, generally, at galleries, visitors are often strictly prohibited from touching artworks, guests are invited to touch and feel them. Speaking to Anadolu Agency […]

Mediterranean ObserverFebruary 16, 2022

Google announced plans Wednesday to overhaul ad tracking on its Android operating system, a sensitive privacy issue that rival Apple has already moved to curtail on its iPhones. Tech giants are under growing pressure to better balance privacy and ad-targeting, as users complain, regulators threaten tougher rules, but the companies try to maintain access to […]

Mediterranean ObserverFebruary 13, 2022

The Cycladic architecture and unique colors of the Greek island of Santorini feature in a new arena map launched on Thursday by the PUBG (Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds) mobile video game. PUBG Mobile is a free-to-play battle royale video game developed by Tencent Games. It provides its players with a number of possible maps to choose […]

Mediterranean ObserverFebruary 8, 2022

Bank of Valletta (BOV) again entrusted as Exclusive Malta Development Bank (MDB) Partner to support students achieve their ambitions. FSMA+ is an EU-funded scheme implemented by Malta Development Bank (MDB) through Bank of Valletta (BOV) Following the issue by the Malta Development Bank of an open call for expression of interest, Bank of Valletta has […]

Mediterranean ObserverFebruary 3, 2022

Google’s parent firm Alphabet is a step closer to joining its peers Apple and Microsoft in the elite $2 trillion market valuation club after the search giant’s shares rose 8% on Wednesday after another blowout quarter. The gains, if they hold, could be the biggest single-day surge for the stock in nearly two years, easing […]

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