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‘Dealio’ App To Encourage Local Shopping

‘Dealio’ App To Encourage Local Shopping

Bermudian, Chris Phillips, has launched his first app ‘Dealio’ which he hopes will encourage Bermudians to shop locally and will in turn help improve the local economy. Phillips told Bernews: “I had the idea of a buyer’s club a few years back but it wasn’t until a pivotal conversation with Wayne Caines about a year ago... Read more of this article

2017 Technology Leadership Forum On July 25

2017 Technology Leadership Forum On July 25

The Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] will host its annual IT Summer Networking Event on Tuesday, July 25 from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. A spokesperson said, “On July 25, 2017, the Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] will host its annual IT Summer Networking Event at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club from 5:30-7:30pm. “University and... Read more of this article

Chamber & BEDC To Host Creative Technology

Chamber & BEDC To Host Creative Technology

Local entrepreneurs are invited to attend two live forums on creative technology with international innovator Peter Corbett on Wednesday, July 19. The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce [BCC] has partnered with the U.S. Consulate General [USCG] and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] to host a series of live events around entrepreneurship... Read more of this article

Protecting Personal Information: You Prepared?

Protecting Personal Information: You Prepared?

As cybercrime stories continue to grab headlines around the world, with each high profile hack and data breach, the protection of personal information remains a major concern for businesses in Bermuda. As personal information becomes an increasingly valuable business asset, data protection and cybersecurity are no longer just IT concerns; increasingly,... Read more of this article

Column: Will We Need Lawyers By 2050?

Column: Will We Need Lawyers By 2050?

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] My 6 year old son may never have to learn to drive a car. We may at that stage in his life all be driven around in driver-less cars. All thanks to current advancements being made in automation and in artificial intelligence. That fact alone boggles my mind. A Starting Point: Automation vs Artificial Intelligence Artificial... Read more of this article

One Communication & Regulatory Authority

One Communication & Regulatory Authority

[Written by Don Burgess] One Communications are in disagreement to the language and manner of the Regulatory Authority’s decision against them. The Regulatory Authority said they have “refused an application made by One Communications [One]to implement the following: 1. Contract termination fees of between $200 and $500 for residential internet/broadband... Read more of this article

McGinger Design Lab Opens In Bermuda

McGinger Design Lab Opens In Bermuda

A new design company has launched in Bermuda targeting start ups and small and medium enterprises, with McGinger Design Lab being “primarily focused on delivering high quality web, graphic and logo designs for discerning customers.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s own McGinger Design Lab has appointed Mr. Ilya Cherapau as the Creative... Read more of this article

Senator Furbert Educates Voters With Social App

Senator Furbert Educates Voters With Social App

Senator Tinee Furbert, the Progressive Labour Party [PLP’s] candidate representing St. Georges South – Constituency 4, said she is unsatisfied with traditional modes of communicating with constituents, so is engaging Bermudians in a social challenge using a mobile app called Ringorang. “We send questions on the app for people to play on a ticking... Read more of this article

EY Study Looks At FinTech In Bermuda & Abroad

EY Study Looks At FinTech In Bermuda & Abroad

Levels of financial technology [FinTech] adoption among consumers has surged globally over the past 18 months and is poised to be embraced by the mainstream, according to the latest EY FinTech Adoption Index. A spokesperson said, “An average of 33% of digitally active consumers across the 20 markets in the EY study now use FinTech. “The... Read more of this article

RA: Providers Met 4G Requirements For The AC

RA: Providers Met 4G Requirements For The AC

In November 2016, as part of the award of 4G spectrum to Telecommunications [BWI] Ltd [Digicel] and Bermuda Digital Communications Limited [One Communications], the Regulatory Authority [the ‘Authority’] mandated specific coverage and Quality of Service [QoS] obligations. A spokesperson said, “The obligations are in the following phases:1.... Read more of this article

World’s First 3D Shipwreck Mapping Website

World’s First 3D Shipwreck Mapping Website

The University of California San Diego, Bermuda’s Ministry of the Environment, and LookBermuda have officially launched a first-of-its-kind effort to scan underwater shipwrecks and reefs in three dimensions and at an unprecedented level of detail, all while making the 3D environments accessible online to viewers worldwide. The project, called the... Read more of this article

BPS Advisory: Deceptive Online Employment Ad

BPS Advisory: Deceptive Online Employment Ad

The Bermuda Police Service are reminding the public to be “wary of engaging in any transactions with unknown business entities or individuals via the internet, as scammers continue to utilize local publications as well as local websites to post their scams”. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service was recently made... Read more of this article

Advisory: Petya Ransomware Variant Outbreak

Advisory: Petya Ransomware Variant Outbreak

The Ministry of National Security is today [June 27] advising that a new variant of Petya ransomware, also known as Petwrap, is spreading rapidly due to the same Windows SMBv1 vulnerability that the WannaCry ransomware abused. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government’s Cybersecurity Working Group has been monitoring the concerns, and has... Read more of this article