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Digicel & BTC Staff Recognized For Long Service

Digicel & BTC Staff Recognized For Long Service

At their recently held annual Long Service Award ceremony, Digicel & BTC recognized the contributions of their long serving staff. At the breakfast event, 22 staff were recognized for their achievements with a combined total of 485 years of service between them. 30 years: [L-R] Michael Dyer, Blaine Tucker, Frank Ming, Steven Burgess & Kirk DillThis... Read more of this article

‘Industrial Action’ At One Communications

‘Industrial Action’ At One Communications

[Updated] After holding a meeting earlier today [Nov 15] at the BIU, some of the One Communications staff said they would be attending a meeting with the Minister of Labour as some “key employees were dismissed from the company.” Mike Jones told Bernews, “There’s been some injustices in the last 12 to 18 months, that have led... Read more of this article

Insurtech Startups To Pitch New Digital Tools

Insurtech Startups To Pitch New Digital Tools

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based property and casualty insurance and reinsurance company with operations in Bermuda and at Lloyd’s, today announced the lineup of insurtech startups that will pitch their new digital tools at the GR Innovation & Insurtech conference on November 19 at Rosewood Bermuda. Hamilton Re CEO Kathleen Reardon... Read more of this article

Local Church Channels Added To Digicel TV

Local Church Channels Added To Digicel TV

Kingdom Dynamics TV, broadcast by the First Church of God, and the Seventh Day Adventist channel have been added to Digicel’s TV channel line-up, the company said today. “This is the first time the two channels will be available to view in HD,” the company noted. “Additionally CEEN TV has also been added to the line-up and the channel,... Read more of this article

Youth Team Play ‘Cyber Chess’ vs Azerbaijan

Youth Team Play ‘Cyber Chess’ vs Azerbaijan

The Bermuda Chess Association [BCA] successfully organized an international friendly with Azerbaijan, one of the world’s top chess nations. Eight of Bermuda’s top young chess players of various ages competed in the match using Skype and laptops to view their foreign opponents.“The 42nd Chess Olympiad in 2016 was held in Baku, the capital... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Invites Stacey Ferreira For GEW

U.S. Consulate Invites Stacey Ferreira For GEW

The U.S. Consulate General invited American speaker and tech entrepreneur Stacey Ferreira to participate in Bermuda’s Global Entrepreneurship Week activities November 14 – 16. Ms. Ferreira will participate in outreach events facilitated by the U.S. Consulate General as well as events sponsored by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation... Read more of this article

Hamilton Insurance Partners With Code441

Hamilton Insurance Partners With Code441

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for insurance and reinsurance operations in Bermuda and at Lloyd’s, today announced it is expanding its focus on youth digital literacy in Bermuda through a partnership with Code441, a non profit founded to empower and equip young people with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities... Read more of this article

Public Middle School Girls Drone Coding Camp

Public Middle School Girls Drone Coding Camp

Connectech hosted its second all girls’ coding camp during the most recent half term school break, introducing public middle school girls to coding drones and hovercrafts at the tech incubator’s purpose-built space on Cedar Avenue in Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “Thirteen girls from Bermuda’s public middle school system attended the one-week... Read more of this article

Arbitrade: ‘We Received Title To Gold Bullion’

Arbitrade: ‘We Received Title To Gold Bullion’

[Updated] According to the latest statement from Arbitrade, they have received title to gold bullion “with a current market value in excess of $10 billion.” This follows after the company announced last month that they have “completed the acquisition of the Victoria Hall Building” which “will serve as Arbitrade Ltd. Bermuda World Headquarters.” The... Read more of this article

‘Blockchain Spotlight: Strategies For Road Ahead’

‘Blockchain Spotlight: Strategies For Road Ahead’

Earlier this month, the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines spoke at the PwC Insurance Summit Strategies for Success in the New Reality presented by Financial Times Live and PwC held at the Hamilton Princess. Minister Wayne Caines with panel members L-R – Moderator – George Thomas, Senior Advisor, Advisory Services, PwC Bermuda, Andre McGregor,... Read more of this article

Video: Ribbon Cutting At NASA Tracking Station

Video: Ribbon Cutting At NASA Tracking Station

[Updated] A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning [Nov 5] at the NASA Tracking Station on Cooper’s Island in the east end. Mr. Sam Scimemi, Director of NASA’s International Space Station, and Bill Wrobel, Director of NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, led a delegation to Bermuda to officially open the NASA Tracking Station. At this morning’s... Read more of this article

RFI: Fare & Mobile Ticketing For Public Transport

RFI: Fare & Mobile Ticketing For Public Transport

The Government has issued a Request for Information [RFI] for an “innovative new Automated Fare Media and Mobile Ticketing Solution for its Public Transport system.” The announcement said, “The ultimate goal of which is to improve the efficiencies of the ticketing process for both local and overseas users of the public transport system.... Read more of this article

Laureate To Leverage AlphaPoint Technology

Laureate To Leverage AlphaPoint Technology

Laureate Digital Securities Ltd., a fintech company which integrates blockchain technologies with the asset management industry, announced that their planned asset digitization, investor portal, and secondary trading will be powered by AlphaPoint. “At Laureate Digital, we’re building an institutional-quality platform by forging strategic... Read more of this article