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Residents Warned Of Windows Phone Scam

Residents Warned Of Windows Phone Scam

Bermuda residents are reporting a telephone scam affecting some people on the island, with callers pretending to work for a company that supports the Microsoft Windows operating system and attempting to gain access to users’ computers. Calls Received By Local Residents Two local residents have emailed Bernews to report this, with one saying: “At... Read more of this article

Digicel Acquires SportsMax & CEEN-TV

Digicel Acquires SportsMax & CEEN-TV

Digicel announced that it has acquired majority ownership and control of St. Lucia-based International Media Content Ltd., parent company of regional sports broadcaster, SportsMax, and North American broadcaster CEEN-TV, for an undisclosed sum. A spokesperson said, “Under the terms of the deal, the founder and a number of the lead principals will... Read more of this article

Digicel: Approval For Caribbean Fibre Network

Digicel: Approval For Caribbean Fibre Network

Digicel has received the required approvals from Government and regulatory authorities with regard to its purchase of a submarine fibre network across the Caribbean region from the Guadeloupe-based Loret Group and Caribbean Fibre Holdings and the transaction is now complete, it was announced today. The company said, “The completion of the deal... Read more of this article

2013 ICT Communication Technology Report

2013 ICT Communication Technology Report

The Department of Statistics released the 2013 Information and Communications Technology [ICT] Report today, which showed that the ICT sector contributed 4.1% to Bermuda’s GDP, or $229 million, a decline of 3% from 2012. The report also indicated that there were 838 ICT-related jobs in 2013, the same as in 2012, 89% of all businesses use computers... Read more of this article

Digicel Bermuda Launches “Data Doctor”

Digicel Bermuda Launches “Data Doctor”

Digicel Bermuda today announced the launch of a new initiative in which mobile customers can have data queries answered on the spot by their Customer Care Director and data specialist, Jakai Franks, also known as “Dr. Data.” Digicel customers are invited to attend smartphone seminars held at the Church Street retail store and can receive... Read more of this article

TEDxBermuda Speaker Line Up Revealed

TEDxBermuda Speaker Line Up Revealed

TEDxBermuda 2014 will take place on October 4th at the Fairmont Southampton, with renowned explorer Oliver Steeds and film and TV star Adjoa Andoe heading the roster of international and local speakers at this year’s event. This is the fifth TEDxBermuda event and organisers expect it to be the largest yet, and after the main event, there will be a... Read more of this article

TechAwards Nomination Process Underway

TechAwards Nomination Process Underway

The Ministry of Education and Business Development announced the launch of the Technology Innovation Awards nomination process for 2014, which allows locals to nominate businesses in the Innovation of the Year, Innovative Youth Program of the Year, Mobile Application of the Year and People’s Choice category. Dr. Grant Gibbons, Minister of Education... Read more of this article

iClick To Stream Apple Announcement Live

iClick To Stream Apple Announcement Live

It’s one of the biggest announcements from Apple for ten years – and a local company is going to stream it live. At 2.00pm Bermuda time on Tuesday, September 9, Apple will unveil its latest products, widely predicted to be the iPhone6 and the iWatch, with the event being streamed live over the internet. Authorised Apple resellers, iClick, on Reid... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate On Human Rights Webchats

U.S. Consulate On Human Rights Webchats

U.S. Consul General Bob Settje is pleased to announce a series of web-based programs to bring experts and regular citizens together for an interactive dialogue on human rights issues of global importance. Each event will be hosted on www.humanrights.gov/stateofrights. Online audiences from around the world can join the discussion, debate policies, and... Read more of this article

Concordance, Kixko Partner To Offer Elearning

Concordance, Kixko Partner To Offer Elearning

Kixko has announced a new and exclusive partnership with Concordance Ltd. to provide distribution of its AML e-learning solutions in Bermuda. The company said, “The Bermuda tailored courses, some of which were previously piloted across industry participants, are interactive and engage the learner through the use of real-life scenarios users may... Read more of this article