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Weather Radar System Being Upgraded

Weather Radar System Being Upgraded

The Bermuda Airport Authority is upgrading the Bermuda weather radar system. “Installation of the new equipment will involve the dismantling of the existing system beginning March 31, 2019. The new, upgraded weather radar system is planned to be operational in time for the height of Bermuda’s hurricane season,” a spokesperson said. “During... Read more of this article

Blue Bison Launches Payroll Tax HR Solution

Blue Bison Launches Payroll Tax HR Solution

Blue Bison, the software division of Paragon GRC Bermuda, is officially launching their HRM/payroll software solution that has been modified to support the calculation and reporting of Bermuda’s progressive payroll tax regime. “Blue Bison is currently used to administer local offshore payroll and work permit processing by more than 7,000... Read more of this article

Did You Lose A Drone On Cooper’s Island?

Did You Lose A Drone On Cooper’s Island?

A drone has been turned in to Hamilton Police Station this morning [March 18] and the police said they would like to return the drone to its rightful owner.A police spokesperson said, “A drone has been turned in to Hamilton Police Station this morning [March 18th]. It was found at Cooper’s Island on Sunday, March 17th. “We would like to return... Read more of this article

Drones: No-Fly Zones Over Westgate, Police HQ

Drones: No-Fly Zones Over Westgate, Police HQ

[Updated with maps] Following at least three incidents involving drones over Westgate Correctional Facility, officials have issued new directions for the flying of drones, with restricted fly zones over Westgate, Police Headquarters at Prospect, and an update to the no-fly zone at the airport. The BCAA said, “As of March 15th 2019, the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Bermuda Health Council Accepted Into RedETSA

Bermuda Health Council Accepted Into RedETSA

The Bermuda Health Council has announced its acceptance into the Health Technology Assessment Network of the Americas [RedETSA, Red de Evaluación de Tecnologías en Salud de las Américas]. A spokesperson said, “RedETSA is a network of 34 institutions from 17 countries, which has been recognised by the Pan-America Health Organisation [PAHO]... Read more of this article

Two Day NetDiligence Cyber Risk Summit Held

Two Day NetDiligence Cyber Risk Summit Held

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines spoke at the NetDiligence Cyber Risk Summit, held in partnership with the Bermuda Business Development Agency, at Fairmont Hamilton Princess. Heather Osborne, NetDiligence Director of Global Events & Programming, Mark Greisiger, NetDiligence President, Minister Wayne Caines, Andy Burrows, Bermuda Business... Read more of this article

BELCO Donates Old Devices To Museum

BELCO Donates Old Devices To Museum

BELCO recently donated two antique electrical testing devices to the National Museum of Bermuda to add to the existing BELCO collection and items on permanent display at the ‘Progress of Power’ exhibit. The first piece of equipment is an ammeter from 1945 with the original instruction card included. The second item is a 500-volt insulation... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Tech Savvy Travel

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Tech Savvy Travel

Skyport has released their latest ‘Taking Off’ video, with this episode highlighting the fact that passengers can now show their boarding pass on a mobile device before entering the US Customs and Border Protection area and when clearing security instead of using the printed copy. Speaking in the this episode, host Mikaela Pearman said, “The security... Read more of this article

Video: Somersfield Middle School Robotics Team

Video: Somersfield Middle School Robotics Team

The Somersfield Academy middle school robotics team is continuing their preparations for the 2019 VEX Robotics World Championships in Kentucky next month, with the students having recently qualified by virtue of their strong showing in the regional contest. Nine members of the team, who are aged 12 – 14, traveled to Framingham, Massachusetts for... Read more of this article

BIFF Add Virtual & Augmented Reality Category

BIFF Add Virtual & Augmented Reality Category

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] and Hub Culture have announced the creation of BIFF Immersive, a new category for virtual reality, augmented reality and gaming as part of the Festival. “BIFF Immersive is presented by Ven, Hub Culture’s global digital currency, with an award of 5,000 Ven for the winning entry in the category,”... Read more of this article

RA Extend Market Review Consultation Deadline

RA Extend Market Review Consultation Deadline

The Regulatory Authority has extended the deadline for the Market Review Public Consultation untilMarch 29th. A spokesperson said, “Due to requests from sectoral providers and other interested parties, the consultation period for the Market Review of the Electronic Communications Sector Consultation Document issued on 15 February 2019 has now been... Read more of this article

Powertranz Partners With NCR & Bluefin

Powertranz Partners With NCR & Bluefin

Powertranz, a Bermuda-based Card Present platform provider, and NCR, a global leader in developing transformational transaction technologies, announced the successful integration of the Powertranz SDK and payment gateway to the NCR Aloha Point of Sale system. This, together with Bluefin’s Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard [PCI-DSS] validated... Read more of this article

ChainThat To Launch New Capital Exchange

ChainThat To Launch New Capital Exchange

“A revolutionary blockchain risk and capital exchange for the insurance and reinsurance market is set to be launched in Bermuda later this year by ChainThat,” the company announced. The exchange will allow broker, reinsurance and insurance companies access to the capital markets using blockchain, the company stated. A specialist provider... Read more of this article