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Instagram Supports Landscape, Portrait Formats

Instagram Supports Landscape, Portrait Formats

Popular photo sharing app Instagram has announced that  you can now share photos and videos in both portrait and landscape orientation, which is a change from their signature square format. “Today, we’re excited to announce that — in addition to square posts — you can now share photos and videos in both portrait and landscape orientation... Read more of this article

Carlsen Philip Awarded $15K Digicel Scholarship

Carlsen Philip Awarded $15K Digicel Scholarship

Digicel Bermuda today announced that Bermudian, Carlsen E. Philip II, is the recipient of the 2015 Digicel Scholarship, saying that he “exhibits extraordinary personal and academic qualities that embody the Digicel brand.” He will be awarded $15,000 to be distributed over a two year period, to assist him with pursuing a Master’s Degree... Read more of this article

Clarien Launches High Tech/Security Debit Card

Clarien Launches High Tech/Security Debit Card

Clarien Bank Limited has launched a new technologically advanced debit card, in partnership with MasterCard. “All Clarien Bank customers have been automatically upgraded, and the new card has been fully distributed to account holders,” the bank said. “The new card has EMV/chip technology supported by signature for point-of-sale transactions,... Read more of this article

Digicel To Offer Unlimited Social Use On Prepaid

Digicel To Offer Unlimited Social Use On Prepaid

Digicel Bermuda today [Aug 24] announced that they will be offering unlimited use of the top social media apps —  Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Twitter – with their new Go Social Packs for prepaid customers. “Digicel customers will be able to enjoy this unlimited social media use effectively free as they are included at no extra... Read more of this article

Doppler Weather Radar Back In Operation

Doppler Weather Radar Back In Operation

The Doppler weather radar – which has been out of service since February of this year — appears to be back in operation, with the page noting that “testing and observations continue through Monday.” Screenshot from the BWS Doppler Radar page:In May 2014, a spokesperson said, “The Doppler weather radar, which provides a moving... Read more of this article

Layfield: In TV Land, Bermuda Is Always Sunny

Layfield: In TV Land, Bermuda Is Always Sunny

[Written by Don Burgess] It just might be the best $20,000 the Department of Tourism ever spent — a gift that keeps on giving. Every week John Layfield is on FOX TV three or four times with Gibbs Hill Lighthouse in the background and the sun shining behind him off our crystal clear turquoise waters. Mr. Layfield, a former WWE champ, serves an analyst... Read more of this article

Technology Leadership Graduation Ceremony

Technology Leadership Graduation Ceremony

On Wednesday August 19, the Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] celebrated the successful completion of the TLF Summer Internship Programme by three interns, with graduation certificates presented to Alexis Burgess, Charnea Richardson and Christopher Wellman by Senator Vic Ball and TLF Chairperson Ms. Sandra Desilva. The ceremony was held at the Royal... Read more of this article

ESPN Acquires Rights To 35th America’s Cup

ESPN Acquires Rights To 35th America’s Cup

ESPN has acquired the exclusive multiplatform rights to the 35th America’s Cup in more than 40 territories, including Mexico, Central America and South America, and non-exclusive rights in the Caribbean, the America’s Cup announced today. Under the agreement, ESPN International will air live racing and highlights of all events in the 35th America’s... Read more of this article

New Social Travel Website ‘nWeave’ Launches

New Social Travel Website ‘nWeave’ Launches

nWeave, a social travel website that allows users to enter their travel plans online and see which of their friends either live at the their travel destination or will be visiting that destination at the same time, has launched, promising to “make it easy for travel-loving Bermudians to connect with their friends across the globe.” Users... Read more of this article

‘Survival Management’ Game Based In Bermuda

‘Survival Management’ Game Based In Bermuda

A soon-to-be-released ‘survivial management’ video game uses Bermuda as its backdrop, taking players on a quest to lead a group of plane crash survivors to safety while navigating “a strange island.” The game will be released on PC this summer, with an eventual release on mobile devices possible. Screenshot from “Dead in... Read more of this article

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