May 27, 2019

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands Bible training May 27 -31 DCFS Coordinated Activities for Cayman Islands Seniors May 2019 Tuesday, 21 May – Computer Basics, Bodden Town Library, 9am-4pm ■Tuesday, 28 May – Disaster Planning Preparedness by the Hazard Management, Church of God Chapel, 10am-1pm May is Building Safety Month in the Cayman Islands The Department of Planning is organising the following events […]

FinTech start-up looks to expand operations to Grand Cayman

Omise Holdings’ (“Omise”) founder and CEO Jun Hasegawa recently spoke at GAIMOps Cayman on The Real-Life Applications of Blockchain alongside Northern Trust. The leading payment gateway provider in Southeast Asia, Omise was on-island to explore opportunities to expand its operations to the Cayman Islands. Omise provides strategic advisory services to its subsidiaries (Omise Payment Gateway, OmiseGO and […]

Sky News uses AI

Facial recognition, subtitling automation and datasets: how Sky News uses AI to unburden journalists by Jacob Granger From Journalism.co.uk Automated tools can help reporters with mind-numbing tasks and create value from producing more content which can offset initial costs “What task are you doing at the moment that you would potentially do better by using […]

CanEx Cannabis Investment Summit held in Cayman Islands

CanEx invited you to join them for an afternoon that gave the opportunity to engage experts with a range of real life expertise in the cannabis industry.  The cannabis industry has been called “possibly the greatest investment opportunity of a lifetime” and is estimated to be a US$30B+ industry by 2025 and already employs over […]

St Kitts & Nevis PM Harris says regional leadership reaches a higher plateau as policy makers map out digital economy moonshot

May 25 2019 The two-day Regional Conference titled Digital Economy Moonshot for the Eastern Caribbean closed yesterday, Friday, May 24th, 2019, with Timothy Antoine, the Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) thanking Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister for attending the ECCB-World Bank meeting in Washington, D.C.  Yesterday, Friday, in […]

Cannabis Oil (Cannabidiol CBD) now legal in all 50 States. But should it be banned?

From Medicine Scoop USA Public interest in CBD was aroused by a recent CNN report on medical marijuana by Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Previously a skeptic on medical marijuana, Dr. Gupta admitted to having been “brainwashed” by government propaganda. Gupta featured the story of a 5-year-old girl, Charlotte Figi, who suffered continual epileptic seizures from a […]

People with bipolar disorder 7 times more likely to develop Parkinson’s

From Newsmax Struggling with bipolar disorder is hard enough, but now a new study from Taiwan suggests these patients are seven times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease. But U.S. experts cautioned the absolute risk of developing Parkinson’s – an incurable movement disease – is still very low for those with the mood disorder. “I […]

Pay models for online news in the US and Europe

By Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Newspaper subscription models are slowly increasing, but most news outlets still offer completely free access to news More than two-thirds of leading newspapers (69%) across the EU and US are operating some kind of paywall, a trend that has increased since 2017 – especially in the US […]

Cannes

Reuters: On the front lines – in Cannes By Yann Tessier From Reuters Community You really don’t want this assignment! The 12-day Cannes film festival which kicked off last week is one event that draws global attention. Last week, nearly 700 broadcasters and countless digital players have used our coverage from the French Mediterranean resort, […]

Switching valves

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio It’s remarkable how easy it is to get a little piece of information and turn that into an all inclusive proclamation. Dark clouds on the horizon mean rain. Hospitals are full of sick people, therefore hospitals make people sick. Lots of people bought this album, so it must be […]