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Education Minister Visits STEM Class At Sandys

Education Minister Visits STEM Class At Sandys

Students at Sandys Secondary Middle School shared their work with the Minister of Education Diallo Rabain during a visit to observe the delivery of the STEM curriculum in the M3 Design and Technology and the M1 class.Minister Rabain observed the M1 students building solar-powered cars that on completion the students will calculate the changes in the... Read more of this article

DigiCert Purchases QuoVadis For $45 Million

DigiCert Purchases QuoVadis For $45 Million

DigiCert today completed its acquisition of the QuoVadis Group, which was founded in Bermuda, from WISeKey International Holding Ltd, in a $45 million transaction. “DigiCert will continue to operate QuoVadis as an EU and Swiss TSP, specializing in Qualified digital certificates and related services for Europe, as well as enterprise managed PKI... Read more of this article

Powertranz Launch Card Payment Platform

Powertranz Launch Card Payment Platform

Powertranz Ltd., a newly incorporated card payment solutions provider, in partnership with First Atlantic Commerce [FAC], a global online payment gateway, today announced the launch of Card Present payment platform, Powertranz. “Powertranz is a modern, robust payment gateway that provides Integrated Point of Sale [POS]/Card present transaction... Read more of this article

Video: Denis Pitcher Appointed To FinTech Unit

Video: Denis Pitcher Appointed To FinTech Unit

[Updated] Premier David Burt is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 14] regarding the FinTech Unit. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 17-minute replay is belowUpdate 5.39pm: Premier David Burt said, ”As you are aware, Bermuda continues... Read more of this article

CryptoScan Bermuda Partners With PomeGran

CryptoScan Bermuda Partners With PomeGran

CryptoScan Bermuda announced the launch of its “unique service offering to help governments and enterprises defend against increasingly sophisticated hackers, by ensuring cybersecurity policies and procedures are up-to-date and that cryptographic protocols are not vulnerable.” “The CryptoScan Service delivers an objective score of... Read more of this article

Bittreo Plan To ‘Move Operations’ to Bermuda

Bittreo Plan To ‘Move Operations’ to Bermuda

Premier David Burt welcomed Malcolm Weed and Yum Kasukawa of digital asset company Bittreo to the Cabinet Office to “hear their plans to move their operations to Bermuda.” Premier Burt tweeted the photos below, saying: “Yesterday I welcomed Malcolm Weed and Yum Kasukawa, co-founders of Bittreo to the Cabinet Office to hear their plans... Read more of this article

Regulatory Authority Appoint Denton Williams

Regulatory Authority Appoint Denton Williams

Mr. Denton Williams has been appointed as the Regulatory Authority’s new Chief Executive. “After a rigorous recruitment process, the Commissioners of the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Denton Williams as the Authority’s incoming Chief Executive,” the RA said. Mr. Williams — the former... Read more of this article

Arbitrade Takes Alleged CyberStalker To Court

Arbitrade Takes Alleged CyberStalker To Court

[Updated] People involved with the Arbitrade company have filed legal action against Ronnie Moas, seeking an injunction requiring him to “refrain immediately from stalking, cyberstalking, harassing, and threatening Plaintiffs through verbal, written, and electronic communications.” Mr Moas, the founder of Standpoint Research, was previously... Read more of this article

Column: Looking Forward At Fintech In 2019

Column: Looking Forward At Fintech In 2019

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] In 2018, the Bermuda Government had a very busy year passing Fintech legislation, paving the way and laying the groundwork for future jobs and digital growth. Essentially, the Island was undergoing the process of digital transformation in the financial sector. But benefiting from the fruits of all this effort... Read more of this article

Column: Bermuda & Digital Assets A Busy 2018

Column: Bermuda & Digital Assets A Busy 2018

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] The beginning Looking at it from a Fintech perspective, 2018 was both a formative and busy year for Bermuda. It primarily started back in January, 2018. The Premier and his Minister, Wayne Caines, along with representatives from the Bermuda Business Development Agency attended the annual World Economic Forum... Read more of this article

Top 10 Most Viewed YouTube Videos Of 2018

Top 10 Most Viewed YouTube Videos Of 2018

Aiming to give readers a look at news and events across the island, we posted hundreds of videos on YouTube over the past year, with Bernews Youtube channel now topping 20 millions views since inception back in 2010. The top ten most viewed videos we posted over this past year included a look at Disney Magic cruise ship, the Carnival Horizon cruise... Read more of this article

Report: Facebook Working On Cryptocurrency

Report: Facebook Working On Cryptocurrency

Facebook is reportedly working on making a cryptocurrency that will let users transfer money on its WhatsApp messaging app, focusing first on the remittances market in India, according to a report from Bloomberg. The story said, “The company is developing a stablecoin — a type of digital currency pegged to the U.S. dollar — to minimize... Read more of this article

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2018

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2018

As we close out 2018, you can take a look back at the top 10 most popular photos posted on Bernews Instagram page this year, with the photos in 2018′s top ten ‘most liked’ on Instagram including multiple photos of world champion triathlete Flora Duffy, Winter Olympian Dr Tucker Murphy, marine life, Premier David Burt and Mrs. Kristin Burt,... Read more of this article