August 17, 2018

Cayman Islands Portfolio of the Civil Service confirms Public Servants can sign the “Bring Back Governor Choudhury” Petition

Portfolio of the Civil Service Confirms Civil Servants can Sign the “Bring Back Governor Choudhury” Petition The Portfolio of the civil service in the Deputy Governor’s Office confirms Civil Servants are free to sign the “Bring Back Governor Choudhury” Petition now circulating throughout the Cayman Islands. Many Public Servants expressed concern to the Bring Back […]

CSEC results: More than 10,000 students failed, miserably

By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian Guyana Guardian – Registrar of the Caribbean Examinations Council, Mr. Glenroy Cumberbatch has reported that though a larger number of Caribbean students has performed better at CSEC this year, there are more than 10,000 of them who failed to gain any subjects at all. In simple words, it means […]

Global Blockchain announces Dubai-Based Subsidiary to develop distributed ledger (Blockchain) technology services and solutions within the DMCC Free Trade Zone

By GlobeNewswire, August 16, 2018, VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (CSE: BLOC, BLOC.CN, BLOC.CNX) (FSE: BWSP) (OTC:BLKCF) (“BLOC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its Dubai-based subsidiary Blockchain Technologies DMCC (“BTD”), after a due diligence process conducted by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (“DMCC”), a […]

England’s High Court refuses to restrain EU court proceedings brought in breach of arbitration agreement

By Marie Berard Anna Kirkpatrick, Clifford Chance LLP From ILO Introduction The English courts will not grant anti-suit injunctions to restrain court proceedings brought in breach of arbitration clauses in the courts of other EU member states. In Nori Holdings Ltd v Public Joint-Stock Company “Bank Otkritie” Financial Corporation,(1) the High Court refused an application […]

Cayman Islands Environmental Health professionals trained about Legionellosis

Eighteen Environmental Health professionals from both the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) and Water Authority-Cayman took part in a two day training session on Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems, from July 16 to 17. The training session, which was held at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) was organised by the […]

Virgin Hyperloop One to build $500-million research centre in Spain

Agence France-Presse From Gadgets.ndtv Virgin Hyperloop One, a US startup developing a near-supersonic rail transit system, has reached an agreement with Spanish state-owned rail infrastructure company Adif to build a $500 million research centre in Spain, its first in Europe, the two companies said Tuesday. The 19,000-square-metre (204,000-square-foot) centre, which is planned to be open […]

Math and Sorcery review: A battle of smarts

By CHRISTINE CHAN From iMore Math and Sorcery combines educational math problems with challenging RPG battles for a unique experience. Math — it’s something that we all either love or hate. Personally, even though I’m Asian, I never considered math as my strong suit because I naturally prefer words! Still, I enjoy seeing games out […]

T-Mobile’s ‘Un-carrier’ customer care move hints at its forthcoming pay-TV strategy, says GlobalData

Following yesterday’s news (Wednesday 15 August) that T-Mobile USA is overhauling its customer care with a human-centered approach called ‘Team of Experts’, Tammy Parker, Senior Technology Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Promoting strong customer support as an Un-carrier feature hints at part of T-Mobile’s planned strategy for challenging […]

Mexico students develop electric shock self-defence coat

From BBC Four students in Mexico have developed a jacket they say could protect those wearing it from attacks. Once armed, the sleeves of the coat can emit an electric shock making anyone holding on to them recoil. The students say they came up with the idea in light of the high number of sex […]

Aretha Franklin, Queen Of Soul, From Gospel Choir to Hall of Fame diva, passes at 76

From ALL ACCESS MUSIC GROUP ARETHA LOUISE FRANKLIN, who traveled from the choir of her father’s church to become one of the titans of Gospel and the Queen Of Soul, passed away today (8/16) of a heart attack at the age of 76. Born MARCH 25th, 1942 in MEMPHIS, TN, FRANKLIN’s father, CLARENCE LaVAUGHN – […]