Archive for December, 2011

Court slaps 37 retailers with $205K in fines in Britto knock-off case
December 29, 2011, No Comments

A total of 37 defendants in the copyright infringement case filed by pop Artist Romero Britto earlier this month will ha ...

Governor signs prepaid wireless phone registry law
December 28, 2011, No Comments

The concerns expressed by the island’s wireless carriers and retailers over the potentially harmful effects of regulat ...

‘The Banker’ names Banco Popular ‘Bank of the Year’
December 28, 2011, 1 Comment

Despite the ups and downs it had in 2010, Banco Popular has been selected Puerto Rico’s “Bank of the Year” by “T ...

London’s PFI names highway PPP ‘Deal of the Year’
December 27, 2011, No Comments

For the second time in as many months, the government’s 40-year Public-Private Partnership concession of the PR-22/PR5 ...

EDB bets on self-employment in ’12
December 27, 2011, No Comments

The Economic Development Bank will be setting its sights on promoting self-employment initiatives in 2012, targeting spe ...

Op-Ed: The lure and limits of advertising
December 27, 2011, No Comments

Advertising is a basic and valuable marketing tool for any small business. But developing and placing an ad does not mea ...

New Year to ring in phone bill hike
December 23, 2011, No Comments

Puerto Rico Telephone, which does business as Claro, announced Friday that if the increase in Universal Service Fund cha ...

P.R. tsunami shelter inventor turns to online investors for financing
December 23, 2011, No Comments

Miguel Serrano, the local inventor and developer of the STATIM tsunami and flood shelter project, announced Thursday the ...

$36K Internet center opens in Gurabo
December 23, 2011, No Comments

The Telecommunications Regulatory Board recently inaugurated a state-of-the-art $36,000 Internet center in Gurabo, the f ...

P.R. leads region in generating web traffic through smartphones, tablets
December 22, 2011, No Comments

Non-computer devices — including mobile phones, tablets, and other connected gadgets — accounted for 5.9 percent of ...