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Column: Working To Build A Digital Economy

Column: Working To Build A Digital Economy

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] How easy is it to build a digital economy? Bermuda has worked to be a major player in a Fintech revolution. Is it? Fintech and Bermuda. I’m sure you have all read many articles over the last few years and seen much press regarding the rise of Fintech vehicles forming on the Island. They haven’t formed at... Read more of this article

Appleby To Sponsor & Speak At Tech Week

Appleby To Sponsor & Speak At Tech Week

Appleby Bermuda is pleased to be sponsoring and speaking at Bermuda Tech Week, taking place from October 14 to 18. A spokesperson said, “Appleby Bermuda is pleased to be sponsoring and speaking at Bermuda Tech Week, taking place 14 to 18 October 2019. Bermuda Tech Week is a five-day programme of events that will bring together local and international... Read more of this article

FAC: Online Payment Processing For Insurers

FAC: Online Payment Processing For Insurers

First Atlantic Commerce [FAC] and Core Technologies have announced their collaboration to enable Core Technologies UnderWriter™ insurance platform clients to accept online payments. A spokesperson said, “First Atlantic Commerce [FAC], a global online payment solutions provider that specializes in the Caribbean and Central America, and Core Technologies... Read more of this article

New Deal Broadens Options For TV Viewers

New Deal Broadens Options For TV Viewers

Bermuda Broadcasting Company [BBC] and Digicel  announced an agreement that “opens up exciting new options for local television viewers.” Subscribers to Digicel’s new Fibre TV service now have access to the local channels and content provided by Bermuda Broadcasting, including its nightly newscast, Bermuda Tonight. In addition to the... Read more of this article

‘Step By Step: Bermuda’s Global Opportunity’

‘Step By Step: Bermuda’s Global Opportunity’

[Written by Stan Stalnaker, Chief Strategy Officer, Hub Culture] The Bermuda Innovation Sprint hit the ground running this week with over a dozen coordinated events on the island focused around Fintech, blockchain and other aspects of digital progress. Entering its second year, the idea for an “Innovation Sprint” grew from the 2017 Hub Culture... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Burt On Bermuda Tech Week

Video: Premier Burt On Bermuda Tech Week

The island will be hosting the inaugural Bermuda Tech Week 2019, which kicks off next Monday and runs from October 14-18 at the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club. Premier David Burt said, “Bermuda’s leadership in the development of its FinTech industry has attracted the attention of the world. Though the government has put significant energy... Read more of this article

RA: New Renewable Energy Feed-In-Tariff Rate

RA: New Renewable Energy Feed-In-Tariff Rate

The Regulatory Authority today [Oct 4] announced that after “conducting a thorough and complete solar PV analysis to establish a new Feed-in-Tariff [FIT] for Bermuda’s solar PV distributed generators [Gs], the FIT has been revised from 0.1736 [$/kWh] to $0.2265 per kilowatt hour [kWh], and will take effect on October 7, 2019.” The RA said,... Read more of this article

School Coding Programme To Continue

School Coding Programme To Continue

A successful coding programme, which has introduced hundreds of public primary school students on the Island to the basics of computer programming, has now launched for the 2019/ 2020 academic year, thanks to renewed sponsorship from Hamilton Insurance Group [Hamilton]. The joint initiative, which was launched by ConnectTech and Hamilton in January... Read more of this article

B.T.I.A’s Cisco Network Academy Programme

B.T.I.A’s Cisco Network Academy Programme

The Bermuda Technical Institute Association has formed a unique partnership with the Housing Corporation, under the Ministry of Public Works, to deliver Cisco Network Academy courses to those involved in the Hustle Truck work program. This pilot program was initiated by the B.T.I.A. following meaningful discussions with Housing Corporation General Manager... Read more of this article

Open Data Focus Groups On October 17th

Open Data Focus Groups On October 17th

The public is invited to participate in a focus group on the provision of Open Data by the Government of Bermuda on Thursday, October 17th. A Government spokesperson said, “The E-Commerce Advisory Board Open Data Sub-Committee is very interested in learning how Open Data might be beneficial to the community and what data sets would be deemed most... Read more of this article

Bermuda Tech Summit: The Future Of Work

Bermuda Tech Summit: The Future Of Work

The disruptive impact of technology on the workplace and its potential benefits will be the focus of the lunchtime keynote speech at this month’s Bermuda Tech Summit, taking place on Wednesday, October 16, at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club as part of Bermuda Tech Week 2019. Keynote speaker AI.io CEO Terence Mills, a member of the Forbes Technology... Read more of this article

RA Release 2020–2021 Work Plan & Budget

RA Release 2020–2021 Work Plan & Budget

The Regulatory Authority released its 2020 – 2021 Work Plan and Budget for public consultation. A spokesperson said, “The Work Plan and Budget details the major activities that the RA intends to carry out during the upcoming fiscal year 2020-21. Members of the public encouraged to visit the www.ra.bm, and select Public Consultations to review... Read more of this article

Health Ministry Phones Out Of Service

Health Ministry Phones Out Of Service

The Ministry of Health is advising that its phone service is having technical issues. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health is advising that its phone service is having technical issues. This is restricting incoming calls to health departments in the following locations:Continental Building Metro Building Hamilton Health Center Environmental... Read more of this article