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RenaissanceRe Sponsor BIOS Programme

RenaissanceRe Sponsor BIOS Programme

BIOS has announced that RenaissanceRe will fund the the Mid-Atlantic Robotics IN Education [MARINE] program for the next two years. A spokesperson said, “Since 2015, the Mid-Atlantic Robotics IN Education program has been a core component of BIOS’s Ocean Academy, which offers a suite of hands-on education and research opportunities for students... Read more of this article

“World’s First Captive To Insure Crypto Custody”

“World’s First Captive To Insure Crypto Custody”

Premier David Burt announced that Gemini Trust Company, LLC — a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian — has launched Nakamoto, Ltd. a captive insurance company licensed by the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] to insure Gemini Custody. “Nakamoto — the world’s first captive to insure crypto custody — allows Gemini Custody to increase... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Space Sustainability Workshop

Bermuda To Host Space Sustainability Workshop

The Government of Bermuda and the Secure World Foundation will host the Bermuda Space Sustainability Workshop 2020 next week to “discuss potential space sustainability options for Bermuda.” “The space industry is currently experiencing a commercial boom, which presents economic opportunities for Bermuda,” said the Minister of Home Affairs... Read more of this article

Win A $1K Travel Voucher In Logo Design Contest

Win A $1K Travel Voucher In Logo Design Contest

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] is hosting a design competition for a new Team Bermuda logo that will be featured on athletes’ non-competition attire, with the winning designer set to receive a $1,000 travel voucher. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced that it is running a design competition for... Read more of this article

Jugglin Jason To Host Program On Full 100 Radio

Jugglin Jason To Host Program On Full 100 Radio

Jugglin Jason is set to host his popular radio program “The Office Workout” on The Full 100 Radio which will air Fridays from 10am to 3pm. A spokesperson said, “The Full 100 Radio is pleased to welcome its first live DJ, Bermuda’s own Jugglin Jason, to the family with his popular radio program the ‘Office Workout’ which will... Read more of this article

Cybersecurity Masterclasses Set For January 16

Cybersecurity Masterclasses Set For January 16

The TLC Group is getting set to offer Data Protection and Cybersecurity Incident Response Masterclasses on Thursday, January 16 at the Cranleigh offices in Washington Mall. A spokesperson said, “Many organisations still think a data breach or cyber attack will never happen to them, and simply wait for a threat to present itself before figuring... Read more of this article

Biometric Collection For Canadian Visas

Biometric Collection For Canadian Visas

The Ministry of National Security is advising the public that there will be an upcoming Biometric collection session for Bermudians seeking Canadian visas, which is set to take place on January 29th and 30th. Minister Wayne Caines said, “The public will be aware that specific identification criteria is now mandatory for some individuals applying... Read more of this article

Wells Named To EA Sports FIFA Team Of Week

Wells Named To EA Sports FIFA Team Of Week

EA Sports has unveiled its most recent Team of the Week for its popular FIFA 20 video game, with Bermuda’s Nahki Wells being named as one of the team’s members. The footballer, who plays for the Queens Park Rangers, started the new year off with a bang when he notched a hat trick in a match that saw his club defeat Cardiff City by a score of 6 –... Read more of this article

Column: Your Vacation Rental Needs A Website

Column: Your Vacation Rental Needs A Website

[Column written by Ade Brown] Recently, there has been much discussion within the community about reduced bookings in the short term rental [STR] market. Many property managers and STR owners are struggling due to decreased occupancy. The introduction of the 4.5% Government levied taxes are largely being associated with this issue. But, hold on, there... Read more of this article

CBP Modernizes ESTA For Travel Authorization

CBP Modernizes ESTA For Travel Authorization

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection [CBP] introduced new features to the Electronic Travel System for Travel Authorization [ESTA] website, the portal through which prospective Visa Waiver Program travelers can apply to travel to the United States. A U.S. Consulate spokesperson said, “On November 23, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection [CBP]... Read more of this article

Jan 15: Netpreneur Is The Nextpreneur Seminar

Jan 15: Netpreneur Is The Nextpreneur Seminar

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] will host The Netpreneur is the Nextpreneur, a seminar that will “explore how and why tech savvy entrepreneurs are taking over the small business landscape.” The seminar will be held at the Bermuda Society of Arts on the 3rd floor of City Hall, on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 from 5:30pm... Read more of this article

Google To End ‘Double Irish, Dutch Sandwich’

Google To End ‘Double Irish, Dutch Sandwich’

Google will no longer use an intellectual property licensing scheme, known as the ‘Double Irish, Dutch sandwich’, according to numerous international media reports. The Reuters report said, “Google parent Alphabet [GOOGL.O] will no longer use an intellectual property licensing scheme, known as the ‘Double Irish, Dutch sandwich,’... Read more of this article

Video: 3D Projection Show At City Hall For NYE

Video: 3D Projection Show At City Hall For NYE

The Gombeys, Sir George Somers, a fire, the Birdcage, the Town Crier and more were among the Bermuda themes showcased during the City of Hamilton New Year’s Eve celebration on the front lawn of City Hall, with the unique 3D projection show celebrating the history and culture of Bermuda.The show — which was very well received — was produced... Read more of this article