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Police Investigating Obscene Photo Incidents

Police Investigating Obscene Photo Incidents

The Bermuda Police Service confirmed that they are “aware” of the incidents that occurred during recent Virtual School Open Houses, and are “investigating the matter.” This follows after the Government advised that attendees at ongoing Bermuda Public Schools Open House events “are now required to register online as part of... Read more of this article

Thermal Detection Monitors At Hospital Entrances

Thermal Detection Monitors At Hospital Entrances

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Hospitals Board has thermal detection monitors at their entrances; and if your temperature is too high, a recording announces that your access is denied and a red light flashes, and if you are wearing a mask and do not have a fever, the monitor will display your temperature and sound a message giving you permission... Read more of this article

Police Issue Another Advisory On Phishing Scam

Police Issue Another Advisory On Phishing Scam

The Bermuda Police Service is once again “advising the public not to provide personal details in response to requests sent via e-mail from unknown entities.” “These requests are usually linked to advisories informing the recipient that they have come into significant sums of money and all that is required for them to collect those funds... Read more of this article

Planning System Upgrade Set For January 15

Planning System Upgrade Set For January 15

The Department of Planning announced the next phase of their “file management system ‘Energov,” saying they “successfully went live with the first phase of this paperless system in August 2019.” Director of Planning, Victoria Pereira said, “Energov has provided the Department with a platform to streamline many of our services... Read more of this article

Column: Privacy Options With Messenger Apps

Column: Privacy Options With Messenger Apps

[Column written by Bermuda’s Privacy Commissioner Alexander White] In this series, we discuss privacy topics that relate to common technology services, and privacy-enhancing options. It’s probably safe to describe WhatsApp use in Bermuda as “fairly popular.” One of the first questions I was asked when relocating was, “Do... Read more of this article

Digicel Business Launches Digicel Business Hub

Digicel Business Launches Digicel Business Hub

Digicel Business is today [Jan 11] launching the Digicel Business Hub, providing companies with an “all-in-one IT package.” A spokesperson said, “With a goal of giving small and medium-sized enterprises quick and easy access to everything they need from a technology and connectivity standpoint, Digicel Business is today launching the... Read more of this article

Facebook To Block Trump Until Transition

Facebook To Block Trump Until Transition

Facebook and Instagram will block U.S. President Donald Trump on their platforms “indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks until the peaceful transition of power is complete.” This follows the attempted coup yesterday at the U.S. Capitol, when a pro-Trump mob invaded the building in an attempt to stop the certification of votes for President-elect... Read more of this article

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2020

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2020

As we welcome in 2021, take a look back at the 10 most popular photos posted on Bernews Instagram page over last year, with the photos in 2020′s top ten ‘most liked’ on Instagram — which attained around 15,000 ‘likes’ in total — including the Bermuda Regiment cleaning up after Hurricane Paulette, Private Ndavyah... Read more of this article

Almost 17,000 People Download WeHealth App

Almost 17,000 People Download WeHealth App

“The WeHealth Bermuda app was launched on December 11, since then almost 17,000 people have downloaded it,” Premier David Burt said, adding that “so far 11 people have been confirmed positive who have been using the app.” Speaking at last night’s [Dec 22] press briefing, Premier Burt said, “The WeHealth Bermuda app... Read more of this article

Minister Roban On Island-Wide Power Outage

Minister Roban On Island-Wide Power Outage

Government’s position is that BELCO “must be held accountable and answerable to the residents of Bermuda,” Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban following the recent island-wide power outage. Speaking during last night’s press conference, Minister Walter Roban said, “Last week Friday, the impact of the island-wide outage went... Read more of this article

BELCO Update On Island-Wide Outage

BELCO Update On Island-Wide Outage

BELCO provided an update on the island-wide power outage that occurred on Friday, December 18th, saying that ‘while the incident is still under investigation, early indications are that the cause was equipment failure.’ BELCO President Dennis Pimentel said: “First and foremost let me again apologise to our customers for the inconvenience... Read more of this article

Bermuda Themed Christmas Facebook Covers

Bermuda Themed Christmas Facebook Covers

As people across the island continue getting into the Christmas spirit, you can join in on the fun by using these Bermuda-themed Christmas Facebook and Twitter covers, as well as mobile phone wallpapers, to turn your social media profile and mobile device into a show of your island pride and holiday enthusiasm! Part of the Bernews network along —... Read more of this article

Green Family Donate Laptops To Whitney

Green Family Donate Laptops To Whitney

To mark the season of giving, the Green family have donated 30 new laptops to Whitney Institute Middle School, for use by their students. “The 14 inch HP Chromebooks were delivered to the school last week and gratefully received by Principal Reeshemah Swan. The laptops feature touchscreens, rich audio and graphics and can be folded over for use... Read more of this article