August 17, 2018

New Tropical Disturbance just formed in Atlantic moving west

From Mikes Weather The clump of clouds and rain called Invest 99 can be seen here nearing the Lesser Antilles. Will take time to organize if it is going to. We will watch and wait. Spaghetti models continue to run on this to keep up on possible directions. www.spaghettimodels.com / Mikes Weather Morning update from […]

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 […]

When is my brother’s funeral? – Does anyone know?

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian Guyana Guardian – The three surviving sisters of the now-dead Millionaire author and Noble Laureate Sir V.S Naipaul is pleading with the dead man’s wife of 20 years, Lady Nadira Naipaul to speak to them so that they can know when their brother will be buried in England. To […]

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 […]

Smoke brings Seattle its worst air pollution in decades

By Jeff Masters From Weather Underground Smoke from the wildfires raging in southwestern Canada and the Northwest U.S. have brought Seattle and much of Washington State their worst PM2.5 air pollution in the past twenty years over the past few days. At Seattle’s 4103 Beacon Hill S monitoring site, 24-hour-average fine particle pollution (PM2.5) levels […]

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 […]