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100 Minute Video: Cryptocurrency Lunch & Learn

100 Minute Video: Cryptocurrency Lunch & Learn

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines held a lunch and learn event today [Feb 21] to discuss cryptocurrency, blockchain, and other aspects of digital currency, with the Minister joined by industry experts and attendees to discuss and the Government’s plans. “This is a phenomenal opportunity for our country to grow,” said the Minister,... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host New Cyber-Risk Conference

Bermuda To Host New Cyber-Risk Conference

A new Bermudian edition of a successful North American cyber-risk conference will be held later this year, the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] has announced. The inaugural International Cyber Risk Management Conference [ICRMC] Bermuda, presented by Canada’s MSA Research Inc, will take place December 6–7 at the Hamilton Princess & Beach... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Caines On Cryptocurrency

Video: Minister Caines On Cryptocurrency

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines was interviewed at Fintech World’s: Blue Chip ICO’s Road Show at The Harvard Club, New York City, with the Minister discussing blockchain and cryptocurrency. “This is an opportunity to Bermuda to diversify,” Minister Caines said. “Blockchain technology is now enveloping the world and and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regulatory Authority CEO Steps Down

Bermuda Regulatory Authority CEO Steps Down

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda has announced a change of leadership, with Chief Executive Matthew Copeland stepping down from the post, effective immediately. The Authority Chair, Angela Berry, on behalf of the board, “thanked Mr. Copeland for his two years of service with the Regulatory Authority and wished him well in his future endeavours.” Ms.... Read more of this article

Column: The ‘Internet Of Things’ Is Taking Over

Column: The ‘Internet Of Things’ Is Taking Over

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] On February 9th, 2018, Apple suddenly woke up and finally released the HomePod. What is it? It plays music and, assuming your house and all its gadgets are connected using Apple’s HomeKit ecosystem, it will let you control them via Apple’s intelligent assistant, Siri. It can tell you what the weather or... Read more of this article

Seven Redundancies At TeleBermuda Company

Seven Redundancies At TeleBermuda Company

When the new owners purchased TBi the “intent was to avoid redundancies,” however an “intensive assessment of the company determined that layoffs were unavoidable,” the company has confirmed. In December of last year the East End Group partnered with Celeritas Limited to acquire TBi. TBI said, “When the new owners purchased... Read more of this article

Centre Against Abuse Launches New Website

Centre Against Abuse Launches New Website

The Centre Against Abuse [CAA] has launched a new website that aims to provide information regarding abusive relationships of all kinds, offering a number of resources to the community. A spokesperson said, “Do you know what love looks like? Centre Against Abuse is inviting the community to visit our new website and to also check out our new logo... Read more of this article

Lloyd Fray To Leave CIO Post At End Of Month

Lloyd Fray To Leave CIO Post At End Of Month

Government confirmed that Lloyd Fray — who was appointed in November of last year — will be stepping down from his post as Chief Information Officer [CIO] at the end of this month. A Government spokesperson said, “The Government of Bermuda does not comment on internal personnel matters, however the Government can confirm that Lloyd Fray... Read more of this article

Farming Technology And Agriculture Insurance

Farming Technology And Agriculture Insurance

Bermuda-based PartnerRe announced a deal with Farmers Edge, a global leader in decision agriculture, that will help insurers to close the insurance gap among farmers across all continents. “This exclusive, four-year agreement between Farmers Edge and PartnerRe brings together precision farming technology and agriculture insurance in a landmark... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches Up 80% In Norway

‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches Up 80% In Norway

After Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Dr. Tucker Murphy took part in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on February 9 while wearing traditional Bermuda shorts, the cross-country skier has sparked curiosity about the unlikely winter attire, causing Google searches for “Bermuda shorts” to spike by 80% in Norway. Google’s... Read more of this article

Search For Regulatory Authority Commissioners

Search For Regulatory Authority Commissioners

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda is searching for “applicants to fill the role of regulators of key business sectors,” and anyone seeking to be members of the Board of Commissioners, to whom the RA will report, are expected to have their applications submitted by Friday, February 23rd. A Government spokesperson said, “The search... Read more of this article

Data Analysis | #BoycottBermuda Hashtag Use

Data Analysis | #BoycottBermuda Hashtag Use

The #BoycottBermuda hashtag has been recorded over 900 times in the past two months on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and various websites, according to an online tracking service. We started tracking it when it first appeared in December 2017, and with the assistance of an online tracking service, compiled the relevant data below, spanning from December... Read more of this article

Twitter Responses: SSM/Partnerships Legislation

Twitter Responses: SSM/Partnerships Legislation

Bermuda’s legislation to replace same sex marriages with domestic partnerships was widely reported by international media following the Governor giving it assent this week, and the ‘Twitterverse’ also reacted, with those tweeting about it including business tycoon Richard Branson, American television host Katie Couric and actor John... Read more of this article