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Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudian Excellence

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudian Excellence

In the second of a new weekly series, Bernews’ latest ‘Wallpaper Wednesday’ graphic allows you to show off your Island pride with a phone wallpaper lock screen with a theme of ’21 Square Miles Of Bermudian Excellence.’The design below is also available here as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every... Read more of this article

Large Scale Self Supply Licence Consultation

Large Scale Self Supply Licence Consultation

The Regulatory Authority [RA] is inviting the public to provide feedback regarding ‘Large Scale Self Supply,’ with feedback to be submitted before 11:59pm on March 15th. The document states, “Large Scale Self-Supply’ means the generation and own consumption of electricity using a system with an installed capacity at or above... Read more of this article

New: Vaccine Timeline On BermudaCovid.com

New: Vaccine Timeline On BermudaCovid.com

With vaccine administration in Bermuda well underway, Bernews has added a timeline on vaccination progress at our dedicated Covid-19 website at BermudaCovid.com, serving to help keep track of how vaccinations are progressing as time passes, spanning vaccine arrivals, vaccine center openings, amount of vaccines administered and more. The new timeline... Read more of this article

Irie 98.3 FM Reggae Music Station Back On Air

Irie 98.3 FM Reggae Music Station Back On Air

Irie 98.3 fm, Bermuda’s 24-hour reggae music station, resumed over-the-air broadcasting at the weekend after engineers moved the station’s transmitter and antenna to government’s new tower in Prospect, Devonshire. “The move will mean Irie’s signal will be stronger and clearer from the new tower,” the station said. Irie... Read more of this article

Advisory: Spam Emails With Fake BELCO Billing

Advisory: Spam Emails With Fake BELCO Billing

BELCO today [Feb 25] issued an advisory that spam e-mails have been to their customers with fake BELCO billing information. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today issued an advisory to customers that within the last 24 hours spam e-mails have been sent from One Communications to our customers with a fake BELCO... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda & Pan African

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda & Pan African

In the first of what will be a new weekly series, Bernews’ first ‘Wallpaper Wednesday’ graphic, found below, features a combination of the Bermuda and Pan African Flags in honour of Black History Month.The design below is also available here as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for... Read more of this article

Video: Bloomberg TV Interviews Premier Burt

Video: Bloomberg TV Interviews Premier Burt

Bloomberg TV recently interviewed Premier David Burt about digital assets, with the Premier telling Bloomberg that “our fintech strategy has been on focusing on the things that will matter.” Bloomberg TV tweeted the video below saying, “Cryptocurrency may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to Bermuda, but it is a ‘test... Read more of this article

BDA & NetDiligence To Host Cyber Risk Panel

BDA & NetDiligence To Host Cyber Risk Panel

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] will host a virtual panel discussion as part of NetDiligence’s three-part webinar series about cyber-related issues on March 4, 2021.“Titled “Bermuda Cyber Market: A Jurisdiction Built on Stability and Innovation,” the panel will discuss how the growing trend toward digital transformation has... Read more of this article

PrivCom Partners With KPMG For Privacy Survey

PrivCom Partners With KPMG For Privacy Survey

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Bermuda [PrivCom] has partnered with KPMG to “better understand the readiness of the Bermuda community to implement privacy programmes.”“We invite the community to respond at the link provided below. Once the survey has closed, KPMG will compile the aggregated results and share them with... Read more of this article

‘Digitally Transformed’ Post Office Experience

‘Digitally Transformed’ Post Office Experience

The Post Office’s new customer portal and mobile payments platform has been launched, serving as part of the Bermuda Post Office’s “journey towards a digitally transformed customer experience.” A Government spokesperson said, “Following the rollout of Swift Postal in December 2018 across all of the Bermuda Post Office’s [BPO]... Read more of this article

Gosling’s Pilot Project To Accept Digital Dollars

Gosling’s Pilot Project To Accept Digital Dollars

To celebrate the opening of their renovated flagship retail location on the corner of Front and Queen Streets, Gosling’s Limited has “entered into a pilot project with Canadian FinTech company Bidali to accept digital Bermuda Dollars for payments.” A spokesperson said, “With support from the Bermuda Government’s Office of Fintech... Read more of this article

Win An iPad In Ocean View Student Logo Contest

Win An iPad In Ocean View Student Logo Contest

Are you a high school student with graphic design skills? If so the Ocean View Golf & Country Club is hosting a logo rebranding competition which is open to high school students, with the winner set to receive an iPad, a junior membership for one year at Ocean View and two complimentary golf lessons. The competition flyer says, “Open to all... Read more of this article

Acting U.S. Consul Visits NASA Tracking Station

Acting U.S. Consul Visits NASA Tracking Station

Acting U.S. Consul General Alan Purcell visited the NASA Tracking Station in Bermuda in advance of Saturday’s [Feb 20] scheduled rocket launch from the NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. This will be Northrop Grumman’s 15th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International... Read more of this article