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New Mobile App Launches: ‘Aye Yo! Bermuda’

New Mobile App Launches: ‘Aye Yo! Bermuda’

Flawless Media today [Oct 10] announced the launch of its new mobile app Aye Yo! Bermuda, for iOS and Android mobile devices. “This app is a one stop shop providing both tourist and locals all the information they need on the leading retail, food, events and activities in Bermuda,” the company said.“Aye Yo! Bermuda allows consumers... Read more of this article

Smith Appointed To Govt FinTech Business Unit

Smith Appointed To Govt FinTech Business Unit

Wayne Smith has been seconded from the Bermuda Post Office for a period of 12 months to head the Ministry’s Fintech Business Unit, where he will “manage and oversee the Ministry’s rapidly expanding fintech initiatives.” “The public should be aware that local and global interest in the Government’s Fintech Strategy has grown considerably... Read more of this article

RFP For ‘Project 44′ FinTech Hub In Hamilton

RFP For ‘Project 44′ FinTech Hub In Hamilton

The Government issued an addendum to the RFP for the interior design and internal renovation for the third floor of the IAS Building on Church Street in Hamilton, saying they seek submissions for “Project 44, a premier FinTech hub that has coworking spaces that meets the needs of a non-traditional sector.” The new revised timetable has a... Read more of this article

Column: The Impact Of Technological Advances

Column: The Impact Of Technological Advances

[Opinion column written by BPSU President Jason Hayward] The world of work is rapidly changing. The jobs of the past are more than likely not going to be the jobs of the future. Academics, futurist, economist and policymakers have all concluded that labour markets globally will undergo huge transformations over the next decade. The primary driver for... Read more of this article

Video Promotes Bermuda’s Scholarships Website

Video Promotes Bermuda’s Scholarships Website

A new video has been released to promote Bermudascholarships.com, which is described as the “go-to site for all Bermudian students searching for scholarship funding for their college education and for summer employment.” “For the start of this academic year a short video has been made promoting the website to senior students as they... Read more of this article

Minister Caines Attends ICT Forum In Trinidad

Minister Caines Attends ICT Forum In Trinidad

This week, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines represented Bermuda at the Commonwealth ICT Forum 18 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. “The event, which took place from October 1 – 3, is considered the premier ICT conference of the Commonwealth, where senior policymakers, regulators and industry leaders gather to examine the most... Read more of this article

RA: Consultation On Electricity Plan Continues

RA: Consultation On Electricity Plan Continues

The development of Bermuda’s Electricity Plan, the Integrated Resource Plan [IRP], has entered the next phase and alternative generation proposals are now published for public consultation, the Regulatory Authority said today. “The IRP will forecast Bermuda’s future electricity demand and identify generation technologies to include in Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

ConsenSys Invests $6.5 Million In DrumG Tech

ConsenSys Invests $6.5 Million In DrumG Tech

DrumG Technologies, which is registered in Bermuda, have obtained a $6.5 million investment from blockchain company ConsenSys, and ConsenSys founder and CEO Joseph Lubin is set to serve on the DrumG Technologies Board of Directors. The company participated in its first public engagement today at an event hosted by ConsenSys and the Bermuda Business... Read more of this article

Google Doodle Pays Tribute To Mary Prince

Google Doodle Pays Tribute To Mary Prince

Search engine giant Google has paid tribute to Bermudian Mary Prince today, with their homepage ‘Google Doodle’ marking her 230th birthday, and serving to recognize her work to help abolish slavery. In announcing her as a Bermuda National Hero back in 2012, the Government  noted that she was first black woman to publish a book about the... Read more of this article

Equiti Establishing Presence, To Launch ICO

Equiti Establishing Presence, To Launch ICO

Appleby Bermuda is assisting Equiti Games with “establishing a presence in Bermuda” and advising on its preparations for launching an Initial Coin Offering [ICO] later this year. This is according to a post on the law firm’s website which said, “Congratulations to client Equiti Games for winning the ‘Blockchain Startups’... Read more of this article

LinkBermuda Investing $2M In Network Upgrade

LinkBermuda Investing $2M In Network Upgrade

LinkBermuda confirmed today that it has made a capital investment of $2M to “upgrade its fibre network, enhancing the company’s ability to provide even greater speeds of service to enterprise customers in industries that include Government, Reinsurance, Emergency Services, Education, Fintech and Telecommunications.” “We have a strong... Read more of this article

Forbes: World’s Most Idyllic Blockchain Sandbox

Forbes: World’s Most Idyllic Blockchain Sandbox

In a story entitled “Crypto-Caribbean: The World’s Most Idyllic Blockchain Sandbox,” Forbes has profiled the fintech and digital business initiatives in various islands, including Bermuda. The story said, “The concept of a financial or technology sandbox, popularized over the last decade, is gaining sway around the world, particularly... Read more of this article

Shervin Dill To Retire From BTC After 48 Years

Shervin Dill To Retire From BTC After 48 Years

Digicel & BTCs longest standing employee in the history of the company to date, Shervin Dill, has announced his retirement from the company after 48 years of service, having started with the company in 1970. Having started as an apprentice in BTC, Mr Dill worked in every department where he developed a full understanding of what was required of... Read more of this article