July 18, 2019

18 Jul Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

18 Jul Thu 2019 Tropical Report ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: EASTERN PACIFIC Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM PDT Thu Jul 18 2019 For the eastern North Pacific…east of […]

Translators of Jewish texts

10 unforgettable translators of Jewish texts By Yehuda Shurpin From Chabad Moses Not only did we receive the Torah from G‑d through Moses, but our sages tells us that Moses was the first one to translate the Torah as well. Just weeks before his passing (on his 120th birthday), on the first day of the 11th month (Shevat), Moses reviewed […]

Battle of Waterloo: Excavation unearths amputated limbs

From BBC Human leg bones have been unearthed in the first excavation of the main allied field hospital used in the 1815 Battle of Waterloo. Experts believe they are the remains of limbs amputated by medics at the former Mont-St-Jean field hospital in Belgium. Archaeologists and veterans also found musket balls and a cannon ball, […]

Virtual export accelerator for youth entrepreneurs

From OECS The Competitive Business Unit (CBU) of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission invites Youth Entrepreneurs (18 to 29) in the OECS, who are involved in or interested in exporting goods and or services, to participate in a four (4) month virtual accelerator program. Scope of the Programme Based on consultations with […]

Drug companies and distributors lose court fight over pain pill data

A federal judge on Monday required the release of detailed information about legal painkillers made and sold in the United States between 2006 and 2012 that could change the public’s understanding of the nation’s ongoing opioid abuse epidemic, which has killed nearly a quarter of a million people since it started in the 1990s. In […]

With so much late-stage money available, why are tech companies going public now?

By Ajay Chopra From TechCrunch Ringing the Nasdaq market bell was the thrill of a lifetime — both when I did it as a founder and also vicariously as a VC via my incredible founders who have taken their companies public. There’s nothing like seeing the baby you nurtured mature into a multibillion-dollar public entity. […]

DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared global health emergency

From BBC The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern”. The move may encourage wealthy donor countries to provide more cash. But the WHO stopped short of saying borders should be closed, saying the risk of the disease spreading outside the […]

The FBI plans more social media surveillance

By Christine Fisher From engadget It may gather user IDs, emails, IP addresses and telephone numbers. The FBI wants to gather more information from social media. Today, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool. According to a request-for-proposals (RFP), it’s looking for an “early alerting tool” that would help it […]

US: This $18 ‘straw’ turns any water into safe drinking water

By Maren Estrada From BGR If you regularly go camping or hiking, you’re undoubtedly smart enough to ensure that you bring plenty of fresh water with you. You can never be too safe though, and it’s always better to be prepared in the event that something happens. The Etekcity Water Filter Straw is the perfect tool to […]

US: As FTC cracks down, data ethics is now a strategic business weapon

By Daniel Wu From TechCrunch Five billion dollars. That’s the apparent size of Facebook’s latest fine for violating data privacy.  While many believe the sum is simply a slap on the wrist for a behemoth like Facebook, it’s still the largest amount the Federal Trade Commission has ever levied on a technology company.  Facebook is clearly […]