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Premier Burt’s Instagram Account Hacked

Premier Burt’s Instagram Account Hacked

[Updated] It appears that Premier David Burt’s Instagram account has been ‘hacked,’ with all his photos having vanished and six photos, which are clearly not the Premier’s images, now showing on his Instagram account. While there have been many cases of scammers starting new social media accounts purporting to be local politicians,... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘It’s Our Olympic Medal’

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘It’s Our Olympic Medal’

“It’s so special for the island of Bermuda, it’s not just my medal, it’s our medal,” Flora Duffy said following her historic victory, with the quote from the Olympic gold medalist featured on the latest design in Bernews weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series. This design is posted as the island prepares to welcome Ms Duffy home, with the Olympic... Read more of this article

BIOS Plays Role In Science & Technology Center

BIOS Plays Role In Science & Technology Center

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] is one of thirteen academic and research institutions participating in a newly-announced National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center “intended to develop a deeper understanding of the role that marine microbes play in changing ocean conditions and the global carbon cycle.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

TikTok & YouTube Added To Digicel Bundles

TikTok & YouTube Added To Digicel Bundles

TikTok and YouTube are being added to the new Digicel Prime Plus Bundles, the company announced today. A spokesperson said, “Say hello to TikTok and YouTube! Digicel customers are in for a Primetime treat with the news that Digicel Prime Bundles are getting a supercharged upgrade. “With Digicel Prime Bundles already packed with excitement courtesy... Read more of this article

Outage Affects WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook

Outage Affects WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook

[Updated] Bermudians, and millions of others around the globe, are currently having communication challenges, with three of the most popular services – WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook – experiencing an outage, creating quite an issue in a modern world that largely relies on online and messaging services for communication. According to Down... Read more of this article

Horizon Communications Launches Terragraph

Horizon Communications Launches Terragraph

Horizon Communications has launched a new high speed internet service called Terragraph from its partner Siklu. A spokesperson said, “Horizon Communications, the new Bermuda based telecommunications firm founded by Mr. Gilbert A. Darrell and backed by the Bermuda Infrastructure Fund has launched a new high speed internet service called Terragraph... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen To Sponsor Bermuda Tech Summit

Carey Olsen To Sponsor Bermuda Tech Summit

Carey Olsen Bermuda announced that it will be sponsoring this year’s Bermuda Tech Summit, which will be held virtually from October 13 – 15. A spokesperson said, “The event, which this year has the theme ‘Transforming the Digital Landscape’, will feature Carey Olsen partner Steven Rees Davies as a panellist for the discussion... Read more of this article

Public Consultation For RA’s 2022‐23 Work Plan

Public Consultation For RA’s 2022‐23 Work Plan

The Regulatory Authority [RA] has today released its proposed 2022‐23 Work Plan for public consultation. A spokesperson said, “The Regulatory Authority [RA] has today released its proposed 2022‐23 Work Plan for public consultation. The Work Plan sets out the major activities that the RA intends to conduct during the upcoming fiscal year, 2022‐23. “The... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘To Be Free Is Very Sweet’

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘To Be Free Is Very Sweet’

“To be free is very sweet,” Mary Prince wrote in her groundbreaking book, with the quote from the Bermudian National Hero featured on the latest design in Bernews weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series, with the text set against a view of the Mary Prince Emancipation Park in Devonshire. Ms Prince – who was born almost 233 years ago, on... Read more of this article

Bermuda Tech Summit Speakers Announced

Bermuda Tech Summit Speakers Announced

The Bermuda Business Development Agency announced the speakers for the Bermuda Virtual Tech Summit 2021. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] will kick off the Bermuda Virtual Tech Summit 2021, with a one-on-one conversation between Bermuda’s Premier, the Hon. David Burt, JP, MP and Michael del Castillo, an Associate... Read more of this article

“Virtual, Hybrid And Socially Distanced Events”

“Virtual, Hybrid And Socially Distanced Events”

The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club has appointed Oliver Godwell to the role of Director of Technical Events, as part of their aim to become the “pre-eminent provider of polished virtual, hybrid and socially distanced events by investing in top-of-the-line video conferencing technology.” A spokesperson said, “The Hamilton Princess... Read more of this article

Chromebooks Distributed To P3 – P6 Students

Chromebooks Distributed To P3 – P6 Students

The Ministry and Department of Education announced that “all primary schools distributed Chromebooks to P3, P4, P5, and P6 students the week of September 13th.” The Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, “The provision of Chromebooks was made possible by a very generous donation from the Hasso Plattner Foundation. This international... Read more of this article

Students Invited To Participate In Reverse Pitch

Students Invited To Participate In Reverse Pitch

The Economic Development Department [EDD] is inviting all Bermuda’s middle- and high-school students to participate in a technology-focused Reverse Pitch. A Government spokesperson said, “The Economic Development Department [EDD] is inviting all Bermuda’s middle- and high-school students to participate in a technology-focused Reverse Pitch. The... Read more of this article