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Five High Sschool students of Guyanese heritage develop Mobile App that rates encounters with Law Enforcemment

Founders and Developers at PineTart Inc.

Decatur, GA, August 15, 2014 - 14 year old Parkview High School Freshman, Caleb Christian was concerned about the number of incidents of police abuse in the news.  Still, he knew there were many good police officers in various communities, but had no way of figuring out which communities were highly rated and which were not.  So, together with his two older sisters: P

Essentium Materials converts coconut husk fibers into materials for cars and homes

Green Coconut Husks (Photo Courtesy of Essentium Materials, LLC)

When Elisa Teipel, and her collaborators began their research several years ago, their goal was to take an agricultural waste product of little value--in this case, fibers extracted from coconut husks--and turn it into an environmentally-friendly, valuable commodity.

ANA Aeroportos de Portugal chooses Faro airport for public presentation of an innovative project

ANA Aeroportos de Portugal (Airport Authority of Portugal) has chosen Faro Airport for the presentation of the innovative SECAIR Project , in what will be the first public presentation of the system globally , according to Rui de Oliveira, hea

BREAKING NEWS! Several websites owned by the Government of Guyana have been hacked

Dz Informatics Mafia

Several websites in Guyana have been hacked including some owned by the Government of Guyana. A group calling themselves Dz Informatics Mafia​ made the claim on their Facebook page.

The sites include the following​:

Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Systems Affected

  • Windows Operating System and Components
  • Microsoft Office
  • Internet Explorer

Overview
Select Microsoft software products contain multiple vulnerabilities. Microsoft has released updates to address these vulnerabilities.

First ethanol plant commissioned in Guyana

The first ever biofuel ethanol plant in Guyana was started up and commissioned this August by President Donald Ramotar.

The new BlackBerry Q10 was worth the wait

Blackberry Q10

On Monday June 10 we took possession of the new, BlackBerry Q10 and it was definitely worth the wait.

For starters, it plays streaming video straight out of the box without the trouble of installing additional apps. The display has the modern “tablet” appearance and the keyboard, BlackBerry’s defining feature, is easy to use and seamless.

NTSB releases interim factual report on JAL 787 battery fire investigation and announces forum and investigative hearing

787 Battery

WASHINGTON - Today, the National Transportation Safety Board released an interim factual report and 499 pages of related documents in its ongoing investigation of the Japan Airlines 787 battery fire in Boston. Additionally, NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P.

Guyana seeks bids to build 330-kW Kato micro-hydro project

The government of Guyana seeks bids to construct the 330-kW Kato micro-hydro project and its related irrigation system on Guyana's Chiung River.

Registration is due March 1 for a March 19 bidders meeting and a March 20 mandatory site visit. Questions must be submitted by April 2, with bids due April 23.

Guyana Telephone (GT&T) taps Mahindra Comviva for mobile financial services

Mahindra Comviva

Telecom Lead Asia: Guyana Telephone & Telegraph (GT&T) has tapped Mahindra Comviva to offer mobile financial services.

Mahindra Comviva is offering its mobiquity mobile financial solution to enable GT&T to offer mWallet services in Guyana.

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