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BELCO Donates Old Devices To Museum

BELCO Donates Old Devices To Museum

BELCO recently donated two antique electrical testing devices to the National Museum of Bermuda to add to the existing BELCO collection and items on permanent display at the ‘Progress of Power’ exhibit. The first piece of equipment is an ammeter from 1945 with the original instruction card included. The second item is a 500-volt insulation... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Tech Savvy Travel

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Tech Savvy Travel

Skyport has released their latest ‘Taking Off’ video, with this episode highlighting the fact that passengers can now show their boarding pass on a mobile device before entering the US Customs and Border Protection area and when clearing security instead of using the printed copy. Speaking in the this episode, host Mikaela Pearman said, “The security... Read more of this article

Video: Somersfield Middle School Robotics Team

Video: Somersfield Middle School Robotics Team

The Somersfield Academy middle school robotics team is continuing their preparations for the 2019 VEX Robotics World Championships in Kentucky next month, with the students having recently qualified by virtue of their strong showing in the regional contest. Nine members of the team, who are aged 12 – 14, traveled to Framingham, Massachusetts for... Read more of this article

BIFF Add Virtual & Augmented Reality Category

BIFF Add Virtual & Augmented Reality Category

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] and Hub Culture have announced the creation of BIFF Immersive, a new category for virtual reality, augmented reality and gaming as part of the Festival. “BIFF Immersive is presented by Ven, Hub Culture’s global digital currency, with an award of 5,000 Ven for the winning entry in the category,”... Read more of this article

RA Extend Market Review Consultation Deadline

RA Extend Market Review Consultation Deadline

The Regulatory Authority has extended the deadline for the Market Review Public Consultation untilMarch 29th. A spokesperson said, “Due to requests from sectoral providers and other interested parties, the consultation period for the Market Review of the Electronic Communications Sector Consultation Document issued on 15 February 2019 has now been... Read more of this article

Powertranz Partners With NCR & Bluefin

Powertranz Partners With NCR & Bluefin

Powertranz, a Bermuda-based Card Present platform provider, and NCR, a global leader in developing transformational transaction technologies, announced the successful integration of the Powertranz SDK and payment gateway to the NCR Aloha Point of Sale system. This, together with Bluefin’s Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard [PCI-DSS] validated... Read more of this article

ChainThat To Launch New Capital Exchange

ChainThat To Launch New Capital Exchange

“A revolutionary blockchain risk and capital exchange for the insurance and reinsurance market is set to be launched in Bermuda later this year by ChainThat,” the company announced. The exchange will allow broker, reinsurance and insurance companies access to the capital markets using blockchain, the company stated. A specialist provider... Read more of this article

Butterfield Bank Launches New Online Version

Butterfield Bank Launches New Online Version

The Bank of Butterfield recently introduced a new version of Butterfield Online for personal banking customers. A spokesperson said, “Butterfield introduced a new version of Butterfield Online for personal banking customers on the evening of Saturday, 2 March, which is accessible through a new URL www.butterfieldonline.com. “The new Butterfield... Read more of this article

$238,000 Cost For Three FinTech Consultants

$238,000 Cost For Three FinTech Consultants

[Updated] Denis Pitcher is being paid $9,034.12 per month or $108,409.40 for the period of the contract; Lydia Dickens was paid $70,000 for her consultancy services from August 20, 2018 to November 30, 2018, and Loretta Joseph was paid $60,000 for the time frame of February 1, 2018 to April 30, 2018. These numbers were stated in either a past Official... 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 who are currently studying technology or interested in a career in the Information Communication Technology [ICT] field, with the deadline set for March 15th, 2019. The TLF Internship Programme is a 12 week summer intensive comprised of classroom learning, with... Read more of this article

Somersfield Team Qualifies For VEX Robotics

Somersfield Team Qualifies For VEX Robotics

Nine members of the Somersfield Academy middle school robotics team traveled to Framingham, Massachusetts for a week-long intensive workshop and competition, with the team earning enough points to successfully qualify for the 2019 VEX Robotics World Championships. There, they partnered with the Walsh Middle School robotics team members and coach, Pascal... Read more of this article

US Banking For Licensed FinTech Companies

US Banking For Licensed FinTech Companies

The Government announced that “Bermuda can now offer an option for US banking services to Bermuda licensed FinTech companies,” as “Signature Bank, a New York-based full-service commercial bank, has agreed to provide a full range of banking services to companies that meet Bermuda and Signature Bank standards.” A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

‘View From My Office’ Social Media Campaign

‘View From My Office’ Social Media Campaign

The picture-perfect winter perks of having a corporate job in Bermuda are the focus of a social-media campaign launched this month by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA]. The campaign—dubbed the “#ViewFromMyOffice”—partnered with Bermudian photographer Meredith Andrews to showcase eye-popping vantage points and corporate spaces of... Read more of this article