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Police Warn Public About Fake Websites

Police Warn Public About Fake Websites

Police are warning the public about fake websites that “offer enticing promotions which require the entrant to provide their credit card details or other personal information,” with fake websites purporting to be connected with both MarketPlace and Lindo’s attempting to scam people. A police spokesperson said, “Members of the public... Read more of this article

Police Warn About Fake MarketPlace Website

Police Warn About Fake MarketPlace Website

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is warning the public about a fake website claiming to represent The MarketPlace that is “deceiving residents with an alleged $250 gift card giveaway.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a fake website claiming to represent The MarketPlace that is deceiving residents with... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Expands Online Ordering Service

MarketPlace Expands Online Ordering Service

The MarketPlace has expanded its online ordering and pick-up service to two additional stores, Modern Mart and Somerset MarketPlace, bringing the service availability total to five stores island-wide. “Customers can shop online for thousands of quality items including fresh produce, high-quality meat and seafood, everyday supplies, plus ShopRite’s... Read more of this article

Feb 20: Cybertips Digital Leadership Conference

Feb 20: Cybertips Digital Leadership Conference

The Department of ICT Policy and Innovation [IPI] will hold the third annual Cybertips Digital Leadership Conference on February 20 and 21 at the Fairmont Southampton. The theme of this year’s Conference is: Leadership in a Digital Age and 800 of Bermuda’s middle and high school students are invited to attend. The Conference will also feature a... Read more of this article

Video: Principles Foundation Press Conference

Video: Principles Foundation Press Conference

A press conference to announce the launch of the Bermuda Principles Foundation [BPF] STEM Scholarships and Awards was held by former Premier Paula Cox and Dr. Carika Weldon, Founding Trustee and Executive Director of BPF, where they were joined by Kevin Warner, co-owner of Planet Math and BPF STEM Partner. During the event, Dr. Carika Weldon said, “Inspired... Read more of this article

Connectech Gears Up For Robotics Competition

Connectech Gears Up For Robotics Competition

Connectech is inviting “anyone interested in robotics, engineering, and technology who has passion, can be dedicated, committed and disciplined enough to represent the Island internationally at the Fourth Annual First Global robotics competition in 2020.” A spokesperson said, “Fresh off the heels of their successful debut at the 2019... Read more of this article

Report: Flight Diverted Due To Phone/Seat Issue

Report: Flight Diverted Due To Phone/Seat Issue

According to a report, the British Airways flight that recently diverted to Bermuda was due to an “overheating mobile phone developing smoke after having been crushed in a business seat mechanism.” The Aviation Herald report said, “The crew decided to divert to Bermuda while smoke from an overheating mobile phone developed, that had... Read more of this article

Apply For TLF Summer Internship Programme

Apply For TLF Summer Internship Programme

The Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] is inviting applications from university students for its 12-week summer internship. A spokesperson said, “If you are a motivated university student, currently studying technology or interested in a career in the Information and Communication Technology [ICT] field, we encourage you to apply. “The TLF... Read more of this article

Video: Private Jet Flight From NY To Bermuda

Video: Private Jet Flight From NY To Bermuda

Max Weldon, a professional pilot who is known for his YouTube account ‘CitationMax,’ recently released a video highlighting his trip from New York to Bermuda aboard a private jet.The video, which Mr. Weldon said “has been by far my most requested video,” has garnered more than 31,000 views since being posted a few days ago. While... Read more of this article

Column: Market Vacation Rental On Social Media

Column: Market Vacation Rental On Social Media

[Column written by Ade Brown] Vacation rental owners should use social media to market their properties directly to a wide variety of potential guests. Social media can be used as a free advertising tool in reaching people all around the world. People can come across your page simply by scrolling through their feed, and every post you make is an opportunity... Read more of this article

NASA Rocket Launch Rescheduled For Friday

NASA Rocket Launch Rescheduled For Friday

A rocket launch in Virginia that may have been visible from Bermuda – originally scheduled for February 9 – has been rescheduled for Friday [Feb 14] at 4.43pm Bermuda time, with 80% favorable weather conditions being predicted by NASA. NASA said, “Northrop Grumman and NASA have set the next launch attempt for February 14 at 3.43pm EST... Read more of this article

NASA: Antares Rocket Launch Rescheduled

NASA: Antares Rocket Launch Rescheduled

A rocket launch in Virginia that may have been visible from Bermuda – originally scheduled for yesterday [Feb 9] – was called off due to “off-nominal readings from a ground support sensor.” NASA said, “Northrop Grumman and NASA have set the next launch attempt to no earlier than Feb. 13 at 4:06 p.m. EST, due to an unfavorable... Read more of this article

Video Game Design Challenge This March

Video Game Design Challenge This March

Bermuda Island Games will be hosting its first annual “Game Design Challenge” this March, with the company saying they want to “encourage Bermuda residents to show off their creative skills and build their own games.” A spokesperson said, “Local development company Bermuda Island Games, under the parent company Supatone... Read more of this article