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RFI: Fare & Mobile Ticketing For Public Transport

RFI: Fare & Mobile Ticketing For Public Transport

The Government has issued a Request for Information [RFI] for an “innovative new Automated Fare Media and Mobile Ticketing Solution for its Public Transport system.” The announcement said, “The ultimate goal of which is to improve the efficiencies of the ticketing process for both local and overseas users of the public transport system.... Read more of this article

Laureate To Leverage AlphaPoint Technology

Laureate To Leverage AlphaPoint Technology

Laureate Digital Securities Ltd., a fintech company which integrates blockchain technologies with the asset management industry, announced that their planned asset digitization, investor portal, and secondary trading will be powered by AlphaPoint. “At Laureate Digital, we’re building an institutional-quality platform by forging strategic... Read more of this article

Sompo Announces Partnership With CropTrak

Sompo Announces Partnership With CropTrak

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, has entered into a strategic partnership with CropTrak, a leading provider of technology solutions for the food and agriculture markets. CropTrak’s enterprise software platform enables growers, enterprise food and agri-business... Read more of this article

Local Innovation Celebrated At TechAwards

Local Innovation Celebrated At TechAwards

Yesterday evening [Nov 1], Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, spoke and presented at the Department of ICT Policy & Innovation’s annual TechAwards held at O’Hara House on Bermudiana Road, Hamilton. The TechAwards was created to publicly recognize the outstanding achievements being made in information technology in Bermuda and to motivate... Read more of this article

New BTAConnect Resource For Tourism Industry

New BTAConnect Resource For Tourism Industry

With an aim to “establish a more consistent connection with tourism industry stakeholders,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority has launched an online stakeholder portal called BTAConnect. The portal was first unveiled at the Bermuda Tourism Summit last week and is a resource to engage the tourism industry around a variety of important strategic... Read more of this article

Official Notices Start Tomorrow On Govt Website

Official Notices Start Tomorrow On Govt Website

The Ministry for the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform is reminding that effective tomorrow [Nov 1] the Official Gazette will be located at www.gov.bm. “This means that all Government Notices, Bermuda Regulations, and Government Legal Notices will be found on the government website,” the Ministry said. “The Ministry... Read more of this article

Hitch Mobile Application To Launch New Version

Hitch Mobile Application To Launch New Version

Hitch Limited announced that a new version of the Hitch Mobile App “designed to enhance the user experience with improved stability and a new design” will be available for download tomorrow. Since its launch in December 2015, 15,000 registered users have completed over 75,000 rides using the Hitch App. Sergio Virgil, Co-founder of Hitch... Read more of this article

RA: ‘BELCO Instructed To Initiate Rate Review’

RA: ‘BELCO Instructed To Initiate Rate Review’

[Updated] BELCO has been instructed by the Regulatory Authority to “initiate a rate review, which will assess all costs associated with producing and distributing electricity,” the RA said today. An RA spokesperson said, “This will result in an updated rate per kilowatt hour [kWh], that is, the rate on a BELCO bill that is shown... Read more of this article

Bermuda Vacation Rental Collection Agreements

Bermuda Vacation Rental Collection Agreements

“Online vacation rentals website BermudaRentals.com will collect the new 4.5 percent visitor fee from guests to maximise convenience for both visitors and property owners,” the BTA said today. “The legislatively required guest fee goes into effect November 1, 2018. Earlier this month Airbnb announced it would add Bermuda to the list... Read more of this article

ACAMS Virtual Currencies Digital Assets Seminar

ACAMS Virtual Currencies Digital Assets Seminar

The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines was invited to give the keynote address at the ACAMS Virtual Currencies/Digital Assets and Beyond for Compliance Professionals seminar held yesterday [Oct 25] at Rosewood Bermuda. Minister Wayne Caines with representatives from ACAMS Virtual Currencies/Digital Assets and Beyond for Compliance Professionals... Read more of this article

TechAwards Profile: First Atlantic Commerce

TechAwards Profile: First Atlantic Commerce

[The fourth profile in a series by the TechAwards Committee highlighting past winners] Three-time winner First Atlantic Commerce [FAC], a provider of online payment solutions and international credit card processing for merchants, banks, and partners all over the world, was recognised in 2007, 2012, and 2017. First Atlantic Commerce [FAC] is a leading... Read more of this article

Student Campus Tech Platform Connects To FAC

Student Campus Tech Platform Connects To FAC

First Atlantic Commerce [FAC] and TouchNet announced their “partnership and technical integration to enable real time online credit card processing and local settlement for campuses across Central America, the Caribbean, Bermuda and Mauritius.” “FAC is a Bermuda-based, feature-rich payment gateway that delivers customized and flexible... Read more of this article

Online ‘Citizens Forum’ To Provide Feedback

Online ‘Citizens Forum’ To Provide Feedback

[Updated] Minister for the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo is holding a press conference this afternoon [Oct 25]. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: As a super simplified initial summary, the Minister announced the “official launch of the Bermuda... Read more of this article