July 18, 2019

Cost of living in Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands) is 84% more expensive than in Roseau, Dominica (Dominica)

From Expatistan Cost of living in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands vs Roseau, Dominica, Dominica For more on this story go to; https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/roseau-dominica/grand-cayman

Provision of virtual asset services now formally subject to Cayman’s AML regime

By Matt Taber and Daniella Skotnicki From Harneys Under recent changes to the Cayman Islands Proceeds of Crime Law, the provision of virtual asset services is now formally recognised as “relevant financial business”. Any entity that carries out relevant financial business must ensure that it complies with the Proceeds of Crime Law and the Anti-Money […]

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. […]

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 […]

US: FDA says regulating E-cigarettes is a top priority

From WN Ned Sharpless, the Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, issued a statement on Thursday which said the FDA was committed to overseeing the manufacturing, marketing, and sales of e-cigarettes, according to Reuters. The statement came one day before a federal judge ordered the FDA to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of […]

Puzzles for July 18 2019 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

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Cayman: Elections Office Update

The latest results of the verification process on the cruise port referendum petition signatures are now live on the Elections Office’s new web ticker.

Cayman Chamber of Commerce invites registration for the 2020 Leadership Cayman Programme

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that registration for the 2020 Leadership Cayman Programme is now open.  Applicants interested in applying must be at least 25 years old by January 1, 2020; have lived in the Cayman Islands for a minimum period of 12 months; and be in at least a […]