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Klout Social Media Rankings For April 2018

Klout Social Media Rankings For April 2018

[Written by Don Burgess] People are sharing less on social media platforms. Concerns about privacy, people deleting their social accounts, and algorithm changes have caused a steep drop in content sharing. This from Buzzsumo’s 2018 Content Trends Report, which states social sharing has halved from 2015 to 2017. The report shows that it took only 62... Read more of this article

Column: Insurtech, Demystifying The Hype

Column: Insurtech, Demystifying The Hype

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] I work in the reinsurance world. Wait don’t leave.Specifically, I work in the legal sector, and for whatever reason, it always feels like conference and/or event season. And I’ve been to a number of insurance and reinsurance related events/conferences lately. And every single one has had one panel [some... Read more of this article

BHS To Build State-Of-The-Art Innovation Centre

BHS To Build State-Of-The-Art Innovation Centre

At the unveiling of the designs for its new Innovation Centre, BHS announced that it had surpassed its initial $10 million goal for the project and the effort, conducted in less than three years, is the largest in the school’s history. The funds raised from the School’s Campaign will support the leading edge construction of an Innovation Centre... Read more of this article

Another Warning Over Social Media Scammers

Another Warning Over Social Media Scammers

The police continue to advise the “public to be vigilant regarding deceptive social media accounts impersonating Government officials.” The police and Government have issued half a dozen warnings over these fake accounts, which have been been a problem since last year. The scammer[s] are starting accounts purporting to be Ministers, MP and at least... Read more of this article

AXIS Launches Cyber Center Of Excellence

AXIS Launches Cyber Center Of Excellence

Addressing the more than $445 billion cost that companies incur each year due to the threat of cybercrime and cyberattacks, AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced the launch of the AXIS Cyber Center of Excellence. It will provide a broad range of commercial insurance protection and mitigation solutions for tangible and intangible assets, relating... Read more of this article

Minister Caines In London For Fintech Meetings

Minister Caines In London For Fintech Meetings

The Ministry of National Security advised today [Apr 16] that the Minister Wayne Caines is currently in the UK this week to share Bermuda’s Fintech Strategy with London’s key industry influencers. “The Minister’s discussions regarding Bermuda’s Fintech Strategy are considered timely as the Government recently tabled landmark legislation... Read more of this article

BHI Offer Two New Online Certification Courses

BHI Offer Two New Online Certification Courses

The Bermuda Hospitality Institute [BHI] is launching two new courses this month in an effort to help local hospitality workers expand their skills and take their career knowledge to the next level. BHI said, “Interested participants have until this Friday, April 20th to register for the following online certifications:Elements of Service: Serving... Read more of this article

Regulation Of Virtual Currency Business Paper

Regulation Of Virtual Currency Business Paper

The Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] released a 150-page consultation paper on the ‘regulation of virtual currency business’ with the paper’s stated objective to provide outline for the e”ffective regulation of service providers within the virtual currency business industry” in Bermuda. The paper notes, “Much of... Read more of this article

Community Listing Website For North Hamilton

Community Listing Website For North Hamilton

For the past year, the HI Group of Companies LLC, in collaboration with The Becan Collection, has been dedicated to creating an online platform that will highlight and feature the many businesses that operate in the North Hamilton Area. HI Group Chairman, Charles O’Brien, said of the initiative, ‘A couple of years ago in a meeting with the City... Read more of this article

ICO: Initial Coin Offering Legislation Tabled

ICO: Initial Coin Offering Legislation Tabled

Today [Apr 13] the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, tabled the Companies and Limited Liability Company [Initial Coin Offering] Act, with the Minister saying “we consider this to be landmark legislation for Bermuda.” The Government said, “Under the proposed Bill, an Initial Coin Offering [ICO] will be treated as a restricted... Read more of this article

One Advises Of Service Interruption Next Week

One Advises Of Service Interruption Next Week

One Communications advises the public of interruptions to service from Monday, April 16 to Wednesday, April 18 between the hours of 12 midnight and 6.00am, affecting the western part of the island from Southampton [Pompano] to Dockyard. A spokesperson said, “From Monday April 16 to Wednesday April 18, One Communications will be performing an emergency... Read more of this article

Police: Beware Of Fake Social Media Accounts

Police: Beware Of Fake Social Media Accounts

The police continue to advise the “public to be vigilant regarding deceptive social media accounts impersonating Government officials.” The accounts have been an issue since last year, with spammers starting accounts purporting to be Ministers, MP and at least one former MP, with the fake accounts repeatedly sending messages to locals trying... Read more of this article

BPS: ‘Frauds Resulted In Loss Of $1.3M & $4M’

BPS: ‘Frauds Resulted In Loss Of $1.3M & $4M’

[Updated] Police have received three reports in the last 10 days from local businesses “regarding significant cyber-enabled fraud incidents,” and “two frauds resulted in the loss of $1.3M and $4M in separate incidents, and the third attempt at a different business was discovered before funds were actually transferred.” “An... Read more of this article