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Archives for July 2013

The Editor’s Choice: Should Cayman’s divorce process be modernised?

In Tuesday’s (30) posting in iNews Cayman titled “Family Law Reform Commission submissions for public comment” ( you will find links where our readers are encouraged to download and review the Law Reform Commission’s plans to modernise the divorce process. The Law Reform Commission has submitted for public comment the second part of its review […]

Want to follow the money? OpenCorporates uses open data to expose corporate structures

by David Meyer  From GIGAOM SUMMARY: Financial regulators and company registration indexes are increasingly opening up their data. OpenCorporates is gluing that data together and visualizing it in a way that should not only help fight corruption, but clean up the data too. As any tax fairness campaigner will tell you, there is no better […]

Survive with a book this summer!

For the second year in a row the Cayman Islands Public Library Service is launching the Summer Reading Challenge.  This challenge aims at encouraging children between the ages of 6 and 17 to read throughout their summer holidays. This year’s theme for the challenge is “Survive with a Book” and to tie into the theme, […]

I walked away from the ‘cruise’ from hell and still can’t get a full refund

By CHRIS C ANDERSON, Business Insider Read more: People get ripped off all the time. They either fight it, or forget about it because they decide it isn’t worth the effort. When my wife and I paid more than $220 for a Fourth of July fireworks and dinner cruise that never actually cruised for […]

Quasars over 1000 times brighter than Milky Way stars

From ZeeNews Washington: Powered by massive black holes at the center of most known galaxies, quasars can emit enormous amounts of energy, up to a thousand times the total output of the hundreds of billions of stars in our entire Milky Way. Dartmouth astrophysicists Ryan Hickox and Kevin Hainline and colleagues have detailed their discoveries […]

Should U.S. fans care about the Gold Cup? It’s debatable

By Grant Wahl, From Sports Illustrated ORTLAND, Ore. — There’s a little angel standing on one of my shoulders, and a little devil standing on the other, and they’re arguing over, of all things, the United States in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The U.S. opens the biennial regional championship on Tuesday here against Belize […]

O2Micro Reports Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results

July 31, 2013 08:00 | Source: O2Micro International Limited GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, July 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — O2Micro® International Limited (Nasdaq:OIIM), a global leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and solutions, reported its financial results today for the second quarter of 2013, ending June 30, 2013. Financial Highlights […]

This convertible turned into an underwater ‘flying’ shark cage for Shark Week

By LAURA STAMPLER From Business Insider Discovery Channel’s Shark Week might be bad news for seals, but it means great things for Beetles. Last year, Volkswagen and Discovery transformed a Beetle into an underwater shark cage. Now the companies have partnered up again, and raised the stakes by turning the cage into a convertible. “Calling […]

Moisturising Caribbean HAIR

By Kimoy Leon Sing From Trinidad Express In the Caribbean it is common to come across different hair types and textures. Despite the variations in hair, it is important to understand the needs of your hair to properly care for it, said Business Unit head, Alstons Marketing Co Ltd, Evangeline Kalloo-Ramdwar, during the launch of […]

Navy ship on 7-month drug-fighting mission

By Tristan Nichols UT SanDiego SAN DIEGO — The frigate Rentz left San Diego Naval Base on Thursday for a seven-month deployment to the Eastern Pacific and Caribbean. The crew’s mission is to target drug traffickers as part of the multination Operation Martillo. Cmdr. Lance Lantier, commanding officer of the Rentz, said his crew’s mission […]