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Police: 911 & 295-0011 Phone Numbers Restored

Police: 911 & 295-0011 Phone Numbers Restored

The police confirmed that “most services have been restored – including 911 and 295-0011 – after a power outage incident around 6.00am yesterday” adding that “full system restoration is anticipated by Monday, May 20th.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can now confirm that most services have... Read more of this article

Lornell Taylor Named ‘Inspiring Woman In ICT’

Lornell Taylor Named ‘Inspiring Woman In ICT’

The Government of Bermuda congratulated Lornell Taylor, this year’s Inspiring Woman in ICT and all the winners and participants in the Girls in ICT competition. The Government posted the photo online below, and said, “Congrats to Lornell Taylor, this year’s Inspiring Woman in ICT & all the winners & participants in the #GirlsinICT... Read more of this article

Bermuda Spotlights Fintech Innovation In NY

Bermuda Spotlights Fintech Innovation In NY

Bermuda highlighted its regulatory and legal framework for fintech business, as a delegation of government and industry experts returned for a second year to “Blockchain Week” in New York for Consensus 2019. Premier David Burt, accompanied by Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson and Bermuda Business Development Agency CEO Andy Burrows, led a group... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt On Bloomberg Podcast

Premier David Burt On Bloomberg Podcast

Premier David Burt appeared on the Bloomberg Market podcast to discuss the “country’s growing crypto and blockchain business.” The Bloomberg website said, “The Honorable David Burt, Premier of Bermuda, discusses the country’s growing crypto and blockchain business. Dr. Christopher Smart, Head of the Barings Investment Institute, on... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Advocates For Safe Technology’

‘Bermuda Advocates For Safe Technology’

A recently-formed group called Bermuda Advocates for Safe Technology [BAST] are working to bring awareness to what they said could be risks “surrounding over-exposure to electro smog from cell towers/antennae, WiFi and cellular devices.” A spokesperson said, “Whilst there is no question that advances in technology have enhanced our lives,... Read more of this article

Police: 911 Is Now Operational, 295-0011 Is Not

Police: 911 Is Now Operational, 295-0011 Is Not

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] are asking the public to call 292-5555 for all emergencies of a medical or fire nature until further notice. A BFRS spokesperson said, “Due to technical difficulties experienced at the police communications center we are asking the public to call 292-5555 and press 0 for all emergencies of a... Read more of this article

Campbell Joins Bitcarbon & Diamond Standard

Campbell Joins Bitcarbon & Diamond Standard

Bitcarbon Technologies – a new company that has applied for a digital assets business license in Bermuda — announced that it has made its first local hire, with James Campbell joining the company as Chief Financial Officer. He has also taken the role of CFO at Diamond Standard Ltd., a sister company which is building an electronic diamond... Read more of this article

Appleby Partner With Collision Tech Conference

Appleby Partner With Collision Tech Conference

Appleby is partnering with Collision, one of North America’s fastest-growing tech conference, to showcase the firm’s leading offshore technology and innovation practice. Now in its fifth year, Collision has grown to over 25,000 attendees. With more than 100 speakers and 120 countries represented, the 2019 event has become a crossroads for the world’s... Read more of this article

Skinner And Deacon Start Motoring Website

Skinner And Deacon Start Motoring Website

Two former journalists have teamed up to start a website dedicated to motoring. David Skinner and Jeremy Deacon have started Motoring Bermuda - motoringbda.com - which aims to bring the latest news and videos from the motoring world as well as reviews and test drives of cars in Bermuda. “Bermudians love their cars,” said David, who does the video... Read more of this article

BPS: Ignore, Delete Obviously Deceptive Emails

BPS: Ignore, Delete Obviously Deceptive Emails

The police are yet again reminding people to “remain vigilant” about scam emails, saying “don’t open them, don’t reply, don’t open attachments, don’t click any links contained in the emails and certainly don’t send any money.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is once again advising all residents... Read more of this article

Allied World Donates 25 iPads To Dellwood

Allied World Donates 25 iPads To Dellwood

Members of Allied World’s Bermuda office visited Dellwood Middle School recently to donate 25 iPads for students to use for their math assignments. “Allied World is delighted to support the educational advancement of Bermudian students,” said Colm Singleton, Head of Bermuda office. “Several of our employees are alumni of Dellwood, so it is very... Read more of this article

HSBC Plan Changes To Online Banking Platform

HSBC Plan Changes To Online Banking Platform

HSBC Bank Bermuda plan to make changes to their online banking for personal banking customers, saying that they will first implement changes to the internet banking platform, which will have a “fresh new look and feel.”In an email sent to customers, the bank said, “Over the coming weeks we are making some exciting changes to HSBC... Read more of this article

Minister Congratulates 2019 MATE Participants

Minister Congratulates 2019 MATE Participants

The Minister of Education Diallo Rabain congratulated all schools and students who participated in the 2019 Marine Advanced Technology in Education [MATE] Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge which was held on April 27th.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Public School System [BPSS] students, including students from the Bermuda... Read more of this article