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Column: ‘At Beginning Of A Digital Revolution’

Column: ‘At Beginning Of A Digital Revolution’

[Written by Chris Garrod] “Do you accept crypto?” I work in the services industry and it was an email from a client. I immediately responded “no, sorry” as I knew my firm didn’t. But we should. It won’t be very long before the words “Do You Accept Crypto?” will be so common place, they will be as common as, “Do you take cards?”There... Read more of this article

BELCO Grid Code Consultation To Begin

BELCO Grid Code Consultation To Begin

Today [Sept 5], BELCO begins its consultation process relating to its proposed Grid Code. “Under BELCO’s transmission, distribution and retail licence, BELCO is required to develop a Grid Code for approval by the Regulatory Authority in consultation with sectoral participants and sectoral providers who are liable to be materially affected by... Read more of this article

Minister Caines Attends World Blockchain Forum

Minister Caines Attends World Blockchain Forum

The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines is currently in London attending the World Blockchain Forum. “From September 3 – 5, the conference brings together visionary leaders, economic pioneers and enterprising investors from around the world as they discuss the global financial future at a recognized blockchain industry influencer event,”... Read more of this article

Viral Photo: ‘Aren’t Born With Hatred & Prejudice’

Viral Photo: ‘Aren’t Born With Hatred & Prejudice’

A photo highlighting a uniquely Bermudian depiction of the old adage a ‘photo says a thousand words’ has gone viral, with the image, posted by Twitter user ‘Supply and Demand’, showing a little girl and a small Gombey waving at each other. The photo, which earned hundreds of likes from the Bermuda Twitterverse in only 24 hours, is accompanied... Read more of this article

Butterfield Bank Issuing Chip & PIN Debit Cards

Butterfield Bank Issuing Chip & PIN Debit Cards

The Bank of Butterfield has “commenced the mass reissue of its Debit Mastercard Cards with both ‘Chip and PIN’ technology and the contactless ‘RFID’ payment technology,” the company said today. “This means the security of the Card has been enhanced and you now have the option of a quicker checkout process.... Read more of this article

RFI For Post Office Online Shopping Initiative

RFI For Post Office Online Shopping Initiative

The Ministry for the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform is seeking information from interested vendors who can facilitate an online shopping platform for the Bermuda Post Office [BPO]. “The BPO’s web-based shopping initiative is part of the Ministry’s aim to expand and modernise postal service offerings, by providing... Read more of this article

Eight Graduate From TLF Summer Programme

Eight Graduate From TLF Summer Programme

The Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] recently celebrated the completion of their Summer Internship Programme, with a ceremony held to recognize Matthew Correia, Justine Dzofonoo-Burch, Raven Duffy, Stephen Galloway, Sher-Kyra Ourterbridge, Stephen Outerbridge, Kiara Saunders and Jalesa Vincent. The ceremony was held at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dingy... Read more of this article

Bermudian’s Tweet About Cohen Goes Viral

Bermudian’s Tweet About Cohen Goes Viral

A tweet by Bermudian journalist Clare O’Connor about her negative experience with Michael Cohen went viral, with some 70,000 reactions on the social media network. After President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to multiple charges, Ms O’Connor, an accomplished journalist who works in the United States,... Read more of this article

Investor Sues Esports Gambling Startup Unikrn

Investor Sues Esports Gambling Startup Unikrn

Esports gambling startup Unikrn is being sued by one of its investors, according to a report from ESPN, which states the complainant filed suit “against Unikrn, a Bermuda-registered subsidiary of the company and its founders.” The story said, “Seattle-based esports gambling startup Unikrn, which is backed by the likes of Dallas Mavericks... Read more of this article

Youth Movement: Cire Bean’s Payakid Initiative

Youth Movement: Cire Bean’s Payakid Initiative

[Generation Next Youth Movement Series] How many of us, young and old, would like to see increased employment opportunities for Bermuda’s youth? 20-year-old Bermudian entrepreneur Cire Tyler Bean is aiming to do just that, providing an avenue for Bermudian youth to work hard and cash in with his company Payakid. When asked to describe what his company... Read more of this article

BIOS To Test New Oceanographic Technology

BIOS To Test New Oceanographic Technology

Beginning tomorrow [Aug 22], the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] research vessel Atlantic Explorer will be heading out to the Challenger and Bowditch seamounts on a 10-day cruise to test new oceanographic technologies. In an online post yesterday, BIOS said, “Beginning tomorrow, the BIOS research vessel Atlantic Explorer [AE] will be heading... Read more of this article

Bermuda Showcased By ‘Beautiful Destinations’

Bermuda Showcased By ‘Beautiful Destinations’

A series of Bermuda posts and stories are on display this summer to the 11 million followers of Beautiful Destinations on Instagram, the BTA said today, with one photo alone attaining over 220,000 likes, while another video has in excess of 300,000 views. “An instastory posted on July 21st reached more than 6.5 million users and generated an exceptionally... Read more of this article

OBA: How Many Jobs Will Fintech Firms Create?

OBA: How Many Jobs Will Fintech Firms Create?

[Updated] The Premier “must give details of how many jobs fintech firms that have been incorporated in Bermuda will create” Opposition Leader and Shadow Finance Minister Jeanne Atherden said today. “A report in the New York Times revealed that iCash, a new cryptocurrency, would “have an office and a head of operations in Bermuda, which... Read more of this article