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East End Group & Decisions To Join Forces

East End Group & Decisions To Join Forces

East End Group [EEG] and Decisions Limited today announced a merger between their organizations, saying there “are great synergies between the two organizations teams and services,” with the company also noting that there will be no redundancies in either company due to the merger. EEG is the proprietor of East End Telecom [EET], the leading... Read more of this article

Plan For Aquaponics Farm On Smith’s Island

Plan For Aquaponics Farm On Smith’s Island

The Department of Planning recently approved plans to set up a “small scale aquaponics farm” on Smith’s Island in St George’s. Aquaponics is a system that combines hydroponics [growing plants in water without soil] and aquaculture [fish farming] in a symbiotic environment. The planning application, submitted by Uwe Lipfert and... Read more of this article

Opportunities For Space-Oriented Businesses

Opportunities For Space-Oriented Businesses

“The space industry presents real economic opportunities for forward-thinking, business-friendly jurisdictions,” Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban said in the House of Assembly today [Dec 8], and “we should strive to become one of the most enabling economic jurisdictions for space-oriented businesses in the... Read more of this article

FAC Processing ‘Ride Bermuda’ Card Payments

FAC Processing ‘Ride Bermuda’ Card Payments

First Atlantic Commerce [FAC] is working with Bermuda Island Taxi to process their Ride Bermuda app credit card payments. “By integrating Bermuda Island Taxi’s “Ride Bermuda” app to FAC’s payment platform, Island Taxi can provide its customer with online credit card processing facilities,” FAC said. “Bermuda Island Taxi has... Read more of this article

‘Keisha The Mermaid’ App For Young Readers

‘Keisha The Mermaid’ App For Young Readers

An app created by Bermudian Daron Lowe aims to encourage child development by helping children improve listening and reading skills, with the Keisha the Mermaid app ranking as a finalist in the 2017 TechAwards. Mr. Lowe said, “Readers are invited to join Kiesha, who is an island girl who loves to swim and have fun with her ocean friends. When... Read more of this article

Digicel Unveils ‘Fibre Section’ In Hamilton Store

Digicel Unveils ‘Fibre Section’ In Hamilton Store

Following the launch of Digicel’s Fibre to the Home network the company has unveiled a new Fibre section in its Church Street store. The new ‘Entertainment Zone’ features four flat screen TVs and comfortable seating where the company said “customers can experience first-hand the better picture quality that 100% fibre brings. ” A range... Read more of this article

Ministry Offers Email Alerts For Bus Cancellations

Ministry Offers Email Alerts For Bus Cancellations

The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs said they are “pleased to announce a streamlined notification system for users of Bermuda’s public bus system in the event of route cancellations. “The reduction in the size of the available vehicle fleet at the Department of Public Transportation [DPT] has been affecting rush hour traffic... Read more of this article

Column: The Pattern Behind Trump’s Retweets

Column: The Pattern Behind Trump’s Retweets

[Opinion column written by Jennifer Mercieca] On Nov. 29, President Trump retweeted a series of videos that purported to depict violence committed by Muslims. They had originated from the account of a far-right British ultranationalist who had been convicted for harassing a Muslim. The backlash was swift, with British Prime Minister Theresa May saying... Read more of this article

Hackathon, Coding, Apps & Cryptocurrency

Hackathon, Coding, Apps & Cryptocurrency

On December 18th, Code 441 will host its fourth annual Hackathon for students aged 12-17 interested in technology. A spokesperson said: “We’re back for the fourth annual hackathon! Come and learn more about coding and learn how to build interactive games and apps. We will be learning some new things this year around cryptography and blockchain... Read more of this article

Digicel Launches Fibre Internet & TV Services

Digicel Launches Fibre Internet & TV Services

Digicel has launched their new fibre service, offering customers the ability to bundle internet, TV and voice services. “We’ve brought a world-class fibre service to Bermuda that will finally deliver the much-awaited true fibre experience customers have been waiting for,” announced Paul Stafford, CEO of Digicel Bermuda & BTC. “Think of... Read more of this article

Fake ‘Minister Lovitta Foggo’ Instagram Account

Fake ‘Minister Lovitta Foggo’ Instagram Account

The Government has advised “that it is aware of a series of fake social media accounts being created in the names of Ministers of the Bermuda Government.” “Today, the Government confirmed that the Minister of the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform, Lovitta Foggo, has become a victim of one of these fake social... Read more of this article

Minister On Government Cryptocurrency Initiative

Minister On Government Cryptocurrency Initiative

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines provided an update on a new Government initiative in the area of Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technology [DLT]  in the House of Assembly today [Nov 24], saying that they ”are expeditiously developing cryptocurrency rules.” “Bermuda is committed to building upon its position as an innovative... Read more of this article

CCS Offer Cybersecurity Governance Consulting

CCS Offer Cybersecurity Governance Consulting

CCS Group has added cybersecurity governance consulting to its roster of services. “This type of service is typically offered by specialty or accountancy firms. Although these firms conduct the security compliance audits for Bermuda businesses, they often don’t have the resources to help remediate the cybersecurity gaps illustrated by the audits,”... Read more of this article