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Tech Students Connect With IT Professionals

Tech Students Connect With IT Professionals

Technology-minded students had the chance to connect with industry professionals at the Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] IT Summer Networking Event held on July 19 at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. The event attracted more than 75 people, including current and past TLF Internship Programme participants, high school students and students currently studying... Read more of this article

KeyTech Limited Comments On ATN Transaction

KeyTech Limited Comments On ATN Transaction

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], KeyTech Limited, provided information on the accounting for the recently concluded transaction with ATN International, Inc. The filing stated “KeyTech Limited refers to the transaction in which ATN International, Inc. [ATN] purchased a majority interest in the Company in exchange for ATN’s ownership... Read more of this article

Entrepreneur Networks At “Awesome” Summit

Entrepreneur Networks At “Awesome” Summit

For a young Bermudian entrepreneur looking to expand his business, it doesn’t get much better than networking and getting advice at a summit that featured President Barack Obama and the leaders of some of the world’s most successful high-tech companies. “It was awesome to take part,” said Connor Burns, who attended the U.S. Government’s... Read more of this article

OBA Launches Website On Airport Development

OBA Launches Website On Airport Development

[Updated] The One Bermuda Alliance has launched a new website which they said “aims to provide Bermudians with the most accurate and up-to-date information available about the construction of the new terminal at LF Wade International Airport” and “seek to correct the rampant misinformation which has been spread by the opposition.” The... Read more of this article

Minister: STEM Education In Public Schools

Minister: STEM Education In Public Schools

Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [July 8] Minister of Education Wayne Scott  provided an update on the Career Pathways and Career Technical STEM programmes being implemented by the Department of Education. Minister Scott said, “STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. The STEM Program focuses on... Read more of this article

Planning Dept To Operate With Reduced Staff

Planning Dept To Operate With Reduced Staff

The Ministry of the Environment has advised that most members of the Department of Planning will be in training from Monday, 11 July to Thursday, 14 July. “The Department will be open although operating with reduced staff for most of next week,” a spokesperson said. “Department of Planning employees are being trained on a new IT system.... Read more of this article

TechTalk To Cover Cyber Insurance On July 14

TechTalk To Cover Cyber Insurance On July 14

The Department of E-Commerce will be holding a TechTalk panel discussion covering cyber insurance on July 14. The panel will consist of Sarah Spurling, Vice President, Professional Lines – Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd; Noel Pearman, Vice President, Professional Lines – XL Catlin; Giles Harlow, Vice President, Professional Risk Solutions –... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For July 2016

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For July 2016

[Written by Don Burgess] It was an unusual month in the Bermuda Twittersphere as five of the top 11 accounts lost followers. Overall, 13 accounts that would have been in the top 50 saw their follower numbers go down. Even the venerable John Layfield was stymied a bit as the WWE and FOX commentator only had a gain of about 1,500 followers. Duddley Duddley... Read more of this article

Cybertips Team Reflects On Social Media Day

Cybertips Team Reflects On Social Media Day

Bermuda’s Cybertips Team is reminding the public of Social Media Day, an event launched by Mashable in 2010 “as a way to recognize and celebrate social media’s impact on global communication.” The event poster says, “Around the globe, there are about 2.08 billion people who are actively using social media. Since the coming... Read more of this article

Pablos Holman To Speak At Convergence 2016

Pablos Holman To Speak At Convergence 2016

ILS [Bermuda] Ltd., organisers of Bermuda Convergence 2016 today [June 29] announced one of the event’s two keynote speakers. The non-industry speaker will be Pablos Holman – futurist, inventor and hacker. Mr. Holman offers a unique view into breaking and building new technologies and works on invention and design projects that assimilate new technologies... Read more of this article

.BM Registry Website New Payment Procedures

.BM Registry Website New Payment Procedures

The Registry General Department is advising the public that the .BM domain name registry website will be undergoing maintenance from Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 10; there will be no new .BM registrations or updates to current registrations accepted during that time. A Government spokesperson said, “This interruption is in preparation for the... Read more of this article

Approval For CCTV In St. George’s & Dockyard

Approval For CCTV In St. George’s & Dockyard

At their meeting yesterday, Cabinet approved the contract for the expansion of the network to St. George’s and Dockyard, Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said today [June 29] in the Senate. “CCTV is an effective tool in the modern era of policing. Since the implementation of the enhanced network in other parts of the Island, crimes... Read more of this article

Bernews Podcasts Now Available On TuneIn App

Bernews Podcasts Now Available On TuneIn App

Bernews Podcasts — which offer in-depth interviews focused on current affairs in Bermuda — are now available on TuneIn and their audio app, giving listeners additional options to access episodes. Each episode is also posted on the Bernews website; however, as the podcasts are in-depth and will often be over 30 minutes long, we also offer... Read more of this article