February 21, 2018

Cayman Islands: Auditor General seeks views on programme of performance audits

The Auditor General, Sue Winspear, is requesting the public to provide input to her Office’s (OAG) new performance audit programme. The plan will provide the public, members of the Legislative Assembly, the Government and wider public sector with clarity about the performance audits that will be carried out during 2018 and an indication of potential […]

DG’s 5K Challenge

Five good causes to benefit from fifth year of Cayman Islands DG’s 5K Challenge The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is celebrating its fifth anniversary by selecting five good causes to benefit from the 2018 event, which takes place in April. To mark the five-year milestone, the walk/run will also be held in Little Cayman for […]

Twitter’s fake news problem is getting worse

By Nicole Lee From engadget Earlier this week, we endured another school shooting. This time, in Parkland, Florida, where at least 17 students were killed. During the shooting’s aftermath, hoaxes and disinformation spread on Twitter. It’s a phenomenon that happens after every tragedy, and it doesn’t seem to be going away. As is common in […]

Gadget of the week

PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane By Jon Fingas From engadget Fold the tiny powered aircraft of your dreams. PowerUp first previewed its smartphone-controlled paper airplane back in 2014, but now it’s finally available to everyone. The startup has announced that a retail version of its Dart aircraft will ship in February, and is running […]

This dog’s heartwarming rescue from a New York subway tunnel will bring you happy tears

BY BRIAN KOERBER From Mashable One lucky pup found compassiom in a most unlikely place: The New York City subway. Dakota, aka Loppy the dog, was playing with her dog walker at a park in Brooklyn on Friday when the pooch managed to escape. Frightened, the poor pup ran to a place that she knew […]

UFO ‘evidence’: Recordings reveal air traffic control’s confusion at strange craft over Oregon

By Jamie Seidel | news.com.au From Fox News According to data from the National UFO Reporting Center, UFO sightings around the world have reached an all-time high. Statistics show individuals in the US are more likely to witness a UFO Unlike most UFO stories, this one appears to have substance. On October 25, 2017, a […]

Any lamp in your home can be motion activated with this $18 box

By Maren Estrada From BGR Do you love the idea of having your lights turn on automatically when you enter a certain room? Do you hate the idea of having to spend hundreds of dollars on a smart home solution and Wi-Fi connected lighting? Well, there’s another option that’s much simpler and much cheaper. Plug […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Cayman Islands: Bodden Town Community Meeting Next Tuesday, 27 February Next Tuesday evening, 27 February, the RCIPS will hold a community meeting in Bodden Town. The meeting will be held from 6-8PM at the Bodden Town Civic Centre, next to the Bodden Town Police Station. The meeting is open to the public. Refreshments will […]

Gambling: From ancient Egypt to the 21st Century

Excitement is an inherent attribute of a person and civilization is a whole. Mankind has been playing games where the profit depends on the chance for thousands of years. Some games replace others, but their essence doesn’t change. Games at the Dawn of Civilization Researchers found that the first game, in which the win was […]

Cayman Islands: Traffic Signal Undergoes Routine Maintenance

Traffic Signal Undergoes Routine Maintenance The National Roads Authority (NRA) crew will be completing routine signal maintenance today (Tuesday 20 February) on the traffic lights at Shedden Road and North Sound Road, next to Jacques Scott. The work will take place between 8pm and midnight. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when driving through the […]