Business and Economics
Dialog Axiata Launches Game Jam+ to Promote Local Game Development

Accelerating local game development and gamification while helping to foster the developer community of Sri Lanka, Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lankaís premier connectivity provider, will be powering the Sri Lankan edition of Game Jam+, a global movement by Google promoting entrepreneurship in the creative industry.

Aiming to help transform games into businesses, the 5th edition of this local game development and gamification marathon will feature 100 cities worldwide with more than 50,000 participants, 4,000 projects (100 incubated over 2 months), and 1,000 volunteers, in addition to companies such as Google Games, Epic Games, Sebrae, Nuuvem, Unity and Wild Life.

Dialog Game Jam+ series, spanning four months, is set to kick off on 9th October at 3 locations simultaneously (Trace Expert City, Peradeniya University and Jaffna University) in a 48-hour game development immersion. Developers are invited to register for the first stage via www.gamejamplus.lk. During this first stage, over 200 participants from each city will receive mentorship from 10 industry professionals. In the second stage, two finalist teams per city will be accelerated by renowned international experts and regional professionals.


Original JBL portables from Abans

The current market is saturated with many fake products and JBL speakers are one of the main items that can be seen in several places. Itís important to check the authenticity of any product you purchase to avoid unnecessary hassle and wastage after buying.
The packaging of an authentic JBL is high in quality to ensure that the product is safe from tampering, mishandling and product exchange. Taking a closer look at the packaging, the print contrast and quality of the print on the genuine portable box is superiorto the counterfeit.

The authentic box is constructed out of a high quality hard cardboard flap-packaging without a sleeve, whereas a counterfeit box will feature a sleeve cover. You can see detailed textured printing on the original packagingas well asa serial number, bar code stickers, brand fine print plus compliance icons while counterfeit packaging will have no such detailing. Inside the authentic box flap, lifestyle imagery and brand detailing are clearly visible.

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Higher Diploma from Cardiff Metropolitan University UK at ICBT Campus

ICBT Campus the leader in private sector Higher Education has introduced another first by offering Higher Diplomas (HD) directly from a world-class UK University.

Cardiff Metropolitan University in the UK is collaborating with ICBT Campus to offer their own Higher Diplomas (HD) to Sri Lankan students. These HDs at British level 5 are academically controlled and quality assured by Cardiff Met University as internal UK qualifications.

Cardiff Met has been ranked 72nd in the Guardian University League Table 2021.

As this is a direct UK university qualification, students studying for Cardiff Metropolitan HDs at the ICBT Campus will have guaranteed pathways for further study in both Sri Lanka and overseas. ICBT Campus has pioneered many highly sought after and prestigious educational programmes in Sri Lanka. This direct UK University HD once again provides a unique opportunity to enroll in a UK university programme.

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