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Cha’Von Clarke-Joell’s ‘The Digital Polycrisis’

Cha’Von Clarke-Joell’s ‘The Digital Polycrisis’

A book titled The Digital Polycrisis by Cha’Von Clarke-Joell is aiming to equip readers “with the tools and knowledge needed to thrive in the digital age.” A spokesperson said, “In an era of rapid technological change, professionals face unprecedented challenges and opportunities. Job security, career development, and continuous... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Butterfly Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Butterfly Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a charming graphic showcasing two pink butterflies delicately adorned with the Bermuda flag. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram... Read more of this article

Police Warn Of Phone Scam Seeking Bank Info

Police Warn Of Phone Scam Seeking Bank Info

The Bermuda Police Service said they have been “made aware of a scam in which residents are being contacted from what appear to be local telephone numbers, with the caller then attempting to obtain banking information from the call recipient.” A police spokesperson said, “Intended victims are reportedly being told their credit or debit... Read more of this article

City Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

City Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The City of Hamilton has installed three Electric Vehicle [EV] charging stations at Bull’s Head Car Park. A spokesperson said, “The charging stations are located on the bottom level of the car park on the southeastern side, near the exit. “The initiative aims to provide convenient and accessible charging infrastructure for electric vehicles... Read more of this article

Column: PIPA Compliance With PIPA Express

Column: PIPA Compliance With PIPA Express

[Column written by The TLC Group] As we approach the full enforcement date of Bermuda’s Personal Information Protection Act [PIPA] on January 1, 2025, it’s crucial for small businesses to ensure they meet the minimum requirements for compliance. With just six months left, there’s still time to get your data protection practices in order,... Read more of this article

Jarreau Daniels Earns Professional Certifications

Jarreau Daniels Earns Professional Certifications

Engineering company iEPC Limited congratulated Electrical Engineer in Training Jarreau Daniels on attaining several professional certifications. Mr Daniels attained his Applied Project Management Certificate from US-based Villanova University after completing a 16-week, three-course online programme consisting of Essentials of Project Management, Mastering... Read more of this article

ShoreLink App Launch Postponed Until July 8

ShoreLink App Launch Postponed Until July 8

The Ministry of Transport advised that the launch date of the Shorelink App has been postponed to 8 July 2024. A Ministry of Transport spokesperson stated, “Following consultation, we have determined that two additional weeks will give us sufficient time to allow for further training with the Department of Public Transportation and Marine & Ports... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pond At Lover’s Lake

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pond At Lover’s Lake

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a serene view of the picturesque pond at the Lover’s Lake Nature Reserve. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You... Read more of this article

EVolution To Host Family Day & Giveaway

EVolution To Host Family Day & Giveaway

EVolution Motors will host its first Family Day on Saturday, June 22nd, and attendees can enjoy complimentary snacks and refreshments and be entered into a giveaway, which offers a grand prize of Horwin EK3 electric scooter, valued at $4,700. A spokesperson said, “EVolution Motors, Bermuda’s only exclusively electric car dealer, has announced... Read more of this article

Age Concern: Free LED Light Bulbs Giveaway

Age Concern: Free LED Light Bulbs Giveaway

Age Concern Bermuda will distribute free LED light bulbs to residents aged 50 and over from June 24th to June 26th. A spokesperson said, “Last year in May of 2023, Age Concern partnered with The Department of Energy to distribute over 500 LED light bulbs to Bermuda’s ageing population. Since then, we have had many requests to host a second giveaway... Read more of this article

Column: AI Ethical, Societal & Technical Concerns

Column: AI Ethical, Societal & Technical Concerns

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] Generative AI, and primarily ChatGPT-4 [and now even more so ChatGPT-4o], developed by OpenAI, represents a significant leap in natural language processing and artificial intelligence. Its ability to generate human-like text has opened up many applications, from content creation to customer service automation.... Read more of this article

PwC Report: AI Sectors Achieve 5x Productivity

PwC Report: AI Sectors Achieve 5x Productivity

Sectors more exposed to AI are experiencing almost five times [4.8x] higher growth in labour productivity, according to PwC’s inaugural 2024 Global AI Jobs Barometer. A spokesperson said, “The report, which analysed over half a billion job ads from 15 countries, suggests that AI could allow many nations to break out of persistent low productivity... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Sea Venture Triangle

Wallpaper Wednesday: Sea Venture Triangle

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series takes a captivating dive into Bermuda’s rich history, with a rendition of the Sea Venture shipwreck, Bermuda’s national motto, ‘Quo Fata Ferunt’ and the Bermuda Triangle. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally... Read more of this article

BELCO & Union On Efficiencies & Redundancies

BELCO & Union On Efficiencies & Redundancies

BELCO confirmed it has “commenced a restructuring initiative to drive increased efficiencies across the organisation,” and the Electricity Supply Trade Union said “we firmly believe that there are alternative solutions that can be explored before resorting to redundancies.” BELCO Statement A spokesperson said, “Bermuda... Read more of this article

CariGenetics Launches At-Home Genetic Tests

CariGenetics Launches At-Home Genetic Tests

CariGenetics has launched at-home genetic testing kits that can be ordered online and picked up at any local post office. A spokesperson said, “CariGenetics is excited to announce a groundbreaking development in personal health and wellness for Bermuda. For the first time, residents will have access to at-home genetic testing kits that can be... Read more of this article

Monetary Authority & FSRA Sign MoU

Monetary Authority & FSRA Sign MoU

The Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA]  and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority [FSRA] of the Abu Dhabi Global Market [ADGM] announce the signing of a joint Digital Assets Memorandum of Understanding [MoU]. A spokesperson said, “The MoU creates a framework enabling the collaboration between the BMA and the FSRA to support the establishment... Read more of this article