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Irie 98.3 Station Off Air, But Streaming Online

Irie 98.3 Station Off Air, But Streaming Online

The Irie 98.3FM radio station is currently off air due to a “lightning strike and power outage at the studio” during Hurricane Fiona; the company is working to get back on air and the station is still available via online streaming. A spokesperson said, “Following a lightning strike and power outage at the studio in Happy Valley in... Read more of this article

Google Search Interest For ‘Bermuda’ Up 56%

Google Search Interest For ‘Bermuda’ Up 56%

According to the latest Google Trends data, search interest for the word “Bermuda” has been up 56% in the past week, while while not implicitly stated, it is likely due to Hurricane Fiona, as some of the related search term inquiries showing for “Bermuda” include “Fiona Bermuda damage, “Hurricane Fiona Bermuda update,... Read more of this article

Video: Drone Footage Inside Hurricane Fiona

Video: Drone Footage Inside Hurricane Fiona

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] and Saildrone used an uncrewed wind-powered vehicle to get a look inside Hurricane Fiona before it reached the island. The Saildrone website said, “For the second year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] and Saildrone are hurricane chasing with uncrewed wind-powered... Read more of this article

Tech Education Day To Be Held On October 31st

Tech Education Day To Be Held On October 31st

The Ministry of Economy and Labour, through the Economic Development Department [EDD], announced that the annual Tech Education Day will be held in person on October 31st. A Government spokesperson said, “Co-sponsored by Circle and Nimble, leaders in Bermuda’s Fintech industry, the event is held in partnership with the EDD and Bermuda Business... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Flag Necklace

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Flag Necklace

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a necklace which will add a touch of Bermudian themed elegance to your phone screen. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story.... Read more of this article

BHB Electronic Records To Go Live In October

BHB Electronic Records To Go Live In October

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] provided an update on its electronic medical record project, which they said “will go live on 29 October 2022.” A spokesperson said, “Since the project started in April 2021, hundreds of BHB staff have been working within dedicated work streams with our vendor, Cerner. Staff have named the new system PEARL... Read more of this article

“Technology & Future Of Industry” Virtual Event

“Technology & Future Of Industry” Virtual Event

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce announced its upcoming virtual event “Technology and The Future of Industry” in conjunction with Bermuda Business Development Agency’s Tech Week Summit. A spokesperson said, “This fascinating conversation will touch on the impact of technology on Bermuda’s major industries. Everything from healthcare to education... Read more of this article

Truck ‘Entangled In Cables,’ 350 Lose Power

Truck ‘Entangled In Cables,’ 350 Lose Power

[Updated] Approximately 350 residents lost power after a “tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cable” on South Road in Devonshire today [Sept 16] and a BELCO crew is on scene working to restore power. BELCO tweeted the photo below, saying: “Shortly after 11am a tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cables... Read more of this article

‘Reverse Pitch Competition’ For Students

‘Reverse Pitch Competition’ For Students

The Economic Development Department announced the launch of its annual Reverse Pitch Competition. A Government spokesperson said, “Unlike a regular pitch competition, which involves participants presenting their business idea to potential investors, Reverse Pitch participants engage in problem-solving regarding a pain-point, or a challenge, using... Read more of this article

Tech Summit Early Bird Rate Closes On Sept 15

Tech Summit Early Bird Rate Closes On Sept 15

Tomorrow [Sept 15] is the last day to secure an early bird rate to attend the Bermuda Tech Summit, presented by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA], in partnership with government’s Economic Development Department [EDD] and industry association, NEXT Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “After two years of being held virtually, we are excited... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Roses In Vase

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Roses In Vase

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features reflective Bermuda roses in a vase. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both sizes below, and check... Read more of this article

Free Data Protection Courses On September 29

Free Data Protection Courses On September 29

Free data protection self-study courses for small businesses will take place on Thursday, September 29 at 12.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Calling all Bermuda-based small businesses. You have a chance to win a free data protection self-study course [Certified Cybersecurity Champion, Certified Data Privacy Champion, Certified Data Privacy Lead or Certified... Read more of this article

UN: ‘Digital Economy In Small Island States’

UN: ‘Digital Economy In Small Island States’

The United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] Global Centre for Technology, Innovation, and Sustainable Development launched a “survey of people aged 18-35 years old in small island developing states around the world, including Bermuda” and people are invited to take part via a Facebook or WhatsApp chatbot. A spokesperson said, “We... Read more of this article