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Cybertips Team Reflects On Social Media Day

Cybertips Team Reflects On Social Media Day

Bermuda’s Cybertips Team is reminding the public of Social Media Day, an event launched by Mashable in 2010 “as a way to recognize and celebrate social media’s impact on global communication.” The event poster says, “Around the globe, there are about 2.08 billion people who are actively using social media. Since the coming... Read more of this article

Pablos Holman To Speak At Convergence 2016

Pablos Holman To Speak At Convergence 2016

ILS [Bermuda] Ltd., organisers of Bermuda Convergence 2016 today [June 29] announced one of the event’s two keynote speakers. The non-industry speaker will be Pablos Holman – futurist, inventor and hacker. Mr. Holman offers a unique view into breaking and building new technologies and works on invention and design projects that assimilate new technologies... Read more of this article

.BM Registry Website New Payment Procedures

.BM Registry Website New Payment Procedures

The Registry General Department is advising the public that the .BM domain name registry website will be undergoing maintenance from Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 10; there will be no new .BM registrations or updates to current registrations accepted during that time. A Government spokesperson said, “This interruption is in preparation for the... Read more of this article

Approval For CCTV In St. George’s & Dockyard

Approval For CCTV In St. George’s & Dockyard

At their meeting yesterday, Cabinet approved the contract for the expansion of the network to St. George’s and Dockyard, Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said today [June 29] in the Senate. “CCTV is an effective tool in the modern era of policing. Since the implementation of the enhanced network in other parts of the Island, crimes... Read more of this article

Bernews Podcasts Now Available On TuneIn App

Bernews Podcasts Now Available On TuneIn App

Bernews Podcasts — which offer in-depth interviews focused on current affairs in Bermuda — are now available on TuneIn and their audio app, giving listeners additional options to access episodes. Each episode is also posted on the Bernews website; however, as the podcasts are in-depth and will often be over 30 minutes long, we also offer... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Student App Developer Winners

Photos & Video: Student App Developer Winners

The winners of the Digicel Business & BTC Saltus App Development competition have been announced, with Ellie Dunleavy being named as the overall winner. Additional winners included Ryan Topple and William Welden in second and third place, respectively, as well as Emma Mayer, Maya Malpas, Willian Welch, and Isabella Murdoch. The competition, which... Read more of this article

Gateway Systems’ ABC Solution Aids Importers

Gateway Systems’ ABC Solution Aids Importers

Gateway Systems Limited’s Automated Bermuda Customs [ABC] solution helps commercial importers avoid the recently announced H.M. Customs’ fee for manual data input of Bermuda Customs Declarations [BCDs] not submitted electronically, the company said. On May 9 of this year, H.M. Customs declared their intent to charge for manual BCD processing, saying,... Read more of this article

June 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

June 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] There was a noticeable rise in Bermudians use of social media this month. The vote on same sex marriages and the “How much would you pay” Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser has helped spark a bump in people’s Klout scores. The heated “discussions” over the upcoming vote on same sex marriage saw much back-and-forth... Read more of this article

Parliamentary Registry Website Suspended

Parliamentary Registry Website Suspended

The Parliamentary Registry website has been “temporarily suspended” and is expected to be operational again tomorrow [June 23], with the public able to access polling station listings and general information via other sources in the meantime.A Government spokesperson said, “The Parliamentary Registry website has been temporarily... Read more of this article

Freisenbruch-Meyer Launches Cyber Insurance

Freisenbruch-Meyer Launches Cyber Insurance

Bermuda-based Freisenbruch-Meyer Insurance Services Ltd. [FMIS] has announced the launch of its new cyber liability protection product, Security & Privacy Insurance. A spokesperson said, “This product launch coincides with the increasing demand from Bermuda’s businesses for the most up-to-date cyber insurance protection. As a recognized... Read more of this article

Cyber Risk & Data Security Seminar On June 23

Cyber Risk & Data Security Seminar On June 23

IRM Bermuda is inviting the public to attend a presentation on ‘Cyber Risk and Data Security’ on June 23. The event will take place at 5.30pm at Deloitte in Hamilton. The event poster says, “Cyber risk and data security is a leading issue for many firms. An organization’s risk management function needs a thorough understanding... Read more of this article

Advisory: Drone Operation On Holiday Weekend

Advisory: Drone Operation On Holiday Weekend

In light of the Bermuda Heroes Weekend and associated events, the Bermuda Department of Civil Aviation said they want remind the public that the “use of small unmanned aircraft – also referred to as drones – must comply with the applicable legislation.” A spokesperson said, “This is particularly important for the Parade... Read more of this article