November 18, 2019

Las Vegas Convention Center makes history as Elon Musk’s The Boring Company begins tunneling the destination’s first underground people mover

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) today began tunneling the future of transportation in Las Vegas as Elon Musk’s The Boring Company (TBC) began work on the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) underground people mover to transport convention attendees throughout the 200-acre campus. This is the first commercial endeavor for TBC and […]

Cayman: Appleby advises China Automation Group on HKD 391,998,649 scheme of arrangement

Appleby represented China Automation Group (“CAG”) on a Cayman scheme of arrangement (“Scheme”) to implement the HKD 391,998,649.50 privatisation of CAG by Brightex Enterprises Limited and Ascendent Automation (Cayman) Limited (an affiliate of Ascendent Capital Partners).  The privatisation was approved at the meeting of independent shareholders on September 23, 2019 with the Scheme becoming effective […]

Phineas Fisher offers $100,000 bounty to hack banks and oil companies

By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai From Motherboard TECH BY VICE An infamous vigilante hacker known for their hits on surveillance companies is launching a new kind of bug bounty to reward hacktivists who do public interest hacks and leaks. The hacker, known as Phineas Fisher, published a new manifesto on Friday, offering to pay hackers up to […]

Financial mishaps for seniors can be clue to Alzheimer’s

Unpaid bills, overdrawn accounts, dwindling investments: When seniors begin experiencing fiscal troubles, early dementia or Alzheimer’s disease could be an underlying cause, researchers say. In the early stages of the disease, people with undiagnosed Alzheimer’s are at high risk of making foolish and dangerous decisions about their finances, mostly because families may not know they […]

Caribbean Airlines Cargo Loyalty Program

Port of Spain, November 15, 2019 – On Friday November 15, Caribbean Airlines Cargo recognised several of its longstanding corporate partners and employees at an appreciation reception held at the airline’s Piarco, Trinidad Headquarters. Honourees for the night included 22 longstanding corporate partners across the airline’s cargo hubs in Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Guyana, Kingston and […]

Cayman: FRC celebrates International Men’s Day 2019 with slew of events

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is looking forward to hosting a series of interactive activities to mark International Men’s Day (IMD) on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. The objective of IMD is to focus on men’s and boy’s health, improve gender relations, promote gender equality and highlight positive male role models. The annual […]

Caribbean experts receive training on policies and policy coherence towards achieving sustainable development

Senior policy makers, including statisticians and economists, along with planning officers from various Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have benefitted from a just-concluded workshop aimed at strengthening their capacities for integrated planning and policy coherence in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the subregion. The workshop was hosted by The Economic […]

Hyundai Motor Group launches future mobility venture MoceanLab

MoceanLab to provide mobility services in Los Angeles starting with its pilot carshare service, Mocean Carshare Hyundai Motor Group today established MoceanLab, a mobility service venture, as part of the Group’s larger initiative to create a sustainable, connected future.MoceanLab will provide mobility services in the City of Los Angeles, and expand its services to autonomous […]

OECS and ARIN to host inaugural State of the Caribbean Internet Symposium

Friday, November 15, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), and the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, will be hosting the inaugural symposium on The State of the Caribbean Internet in Basseterre, […]

University of Miami and The UWI Partner for Hemisphere

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Friday, November 15, 2019—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Miami (UM) have teamed up as partners within in a Hemispheric University Consortium (HUC). The second meeting of the Consortium was held at The UWI’s Regional Headquarters in Jamaica, in October and co-chaired by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir […]