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Premier: Technology To Aid Covid-19 Response

Premier: Technology To Aid Covid-19 Response

Speaking in in the House of Assembly today [Dec 4], Premier David Burt provided an “update on how the Government has successfully used technology to aid Bermuda’s Covid-19 Response Strategy.” “Whilst Bermuda has benefitted from the great work of so many people; technology has played a major role in our success in managing the pandemic... Read more of this article

Lee Greene Appointed As President Of TBi

Lee Greene Appointed As President Of TBi

TeleBermuda International [TBi] announced the appointment of Lee Greene as President. A spokesperson said, “In a move signaling the company’s continued growth, TBi has chosen Lee Greene to lead the charge into 2021 and beyond. Following a competitive executive search, the board of directors selected Lee above others to become President because... Read more of this article

SJD World Launches New Online Shop

SJD World Launches New Online Shop

Graphic designers Stephan Johnstone and Anna Dill — the creatives behind award-winning brand SJD World — today announce the launch of their new online shop, a project they say was “years in the making”. Founded 16-years-ago by Mr Johnstone, SJD World’s team have worked to balance their time between servicing clients and designing their... Read more of this article

One Communications Upgrades Data Plans

One Communications Upgrades Data Plans

One Communications announced “residential smartphone plan customers received a permanent upgrade to their included data as of December 1, free of charge.” Noting that it is “just in time for the holiday season,” the company said, “LTE Smartphone Plans have now been increased to between 6GB and 60GB, and customers can use... Read more of this article

‘Providing Mobile Devices For Each School Level’

‘Providing Mobile Devices For Each School Level’

The Ministry plan to issue “Hatch iPads” to preschool students and Chromebooks to students at other levels, Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said in the House of Assembly today [Nov 27]. This was included in a statement from the Minister on “how the Department of Education is progressing with the distribution of laptops to our... Read more of this article

App Provides Covid-19 Exposure Notifications

App Provides Covid-19 Exposure Notifications

The WeHealth Bermuda app — a free smartphone application that provides anonymous Covid-19 exposure notifications — is now available for download in the app store. This was announced during last night’s [Nov 24] press briefing, with Premier David Burt explaining that, “Once the app is downloaded and installed, it runs in the... Read more of this article

EMonday: Shop Online, Win $250 Vouchers

EMonday: Shop Online, Win $250 Vouchers

The 2020 eMonday initiative — which will be held on November 30th with a goal to support the development of local e-commerce businesses — is offering the chance to win three $250 vouchers for online buyers to use at any of the participating online shops.A Government spokesperson said, “Today Premier, the Hon E David Burt JP, MP, invited... Read more of this article

Viewing Of ‘The Social Dilemma’ Film

Viewing Of ‘The Social Dilemma’ Film

There will be viewing of the documentary film The Social Dilemma, followed by a panel discussion, on Monday [Nov 23]. The free event will see the film screening take place from 4.00pm to 5.30pm, with the panel discussion following from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. The panel will be moderated by Coral Wells, and will include panelists Kim Perdikou, Stuart Lacey,... Read more of this article

Cybersecurity Virtual Info Session On Nov 20

Cybersecurity Virtual Info Session On Nov 20

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] will be hosting a virtual Lunch & Learn information session tomorrow [Nov 20] from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Cyber criminals target companies of all sizes. Putting in practice a few cybersecurity basics will put you on the right footing, help you protect your business, and... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Mentioned In Space Launch

Video: Bermuda Mentioned In Space Launch

Bermuda’s NASA tracking station played a role in last night’s NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission, with the island briefly mentioned during the live broadcast. Approximately four hours into NASA’s live broadcast of the launch, the commentator states, “We’ve heard call out Bermuda, that means Bermuda ground station has the signals... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights E-Gates In Arrivals

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights E-Gates In Arrivals

Skyport has released the latest episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the new e-gates in arrivals. Speaking in the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “As we get closer to the opening of the new passenger terminal building, I’ll be sharing... Read more of this article

Bittrex Global Appoint Jeff Baron As CCO

Bittrex Global Appoint Jeff Baron As CCO

Bittrex Global [Bermuda] Ltd announced the appointment of Jeff Baron, who is a former Senator and National Security Minister, to the role of Chief Compliance Officer A spokesperson said, “Bittrex Global [Bermuda] Ltd. has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Baron to the role of Chief Compliance Officer [CCO] in December, alongside Ashton Easton... Read more of this article

Groups Concerned About 5G Advisory Panel

Groups Concerned About 5G Advisory Panel

Greenrock and the Bermuda Advocates for Safe Technology [BAST] group expressed concern over the advisory panel selected to make recommendations on 5G technology to the Regulatory Authority [RA], saying there is a “lack of representation from several key areas, including health and environment.” A spokesperson said, “We have reviewed the... Read more of this article