July 20, 2017

Cayman Islands Financial Services Minister holds meetings in London

During her first visit to London as Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers discussed three key subjects — Brexit, beneficial ownership, and the EU screening process regarding non-cooperative jurisdictions — with UK officials and industry leaders. The core of the visit, which was held the week of 10 July, was the pre-Joint Ministerial […]

Farewell to Don; Watching for Hilary

By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Low-energy Tropical Storm Don collapsed near the Windward Islands on Tuesday after barely 24 hours as a weak tropical storm. The NOAA/NWS National Hurricane Center reclassified Don as an open wave at 11 pm EDT Tuesday after Air Force Hurricane Hunters were unable to find westerly winds at the […]

Bermuda: Opposition party wins general election

From Caribbean News Service HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 19 2017 – At 38, David Burt says he is not daunted by the prospect of becoming Bermuda’s youngest premier after his opposition Progressive Labour Party (PLP) stormed to victory over the ruling One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) in Tuesday’s general election, winning two-thirds of the seats. The PLP won […]

Types of bathrooms

From LUXURY COMMERCIAL BATH BLOG When you are going to have your bathroom remodeled, it is important that you are aware of the different kinds of bathrooms there is. You may hear it from real estate agents, home decorating channels, and other websites, but, do your really know what these terms mean? In the construction […]

2 ex-Tesla engineers are using an old trick from Elon Musk to build their new startup

By Danielle Muoi From Business Insider Self-driving cars rely on high-definition maps to know exactly where they are even if GPS fails. Tesla collects data from its cars to build these maps for its Autopilot and self-driving-car efforts. Two former Tesla engineers are taking a page out of Tesla’s book by crowdsourcing data to build […]

What you don’t know about Bitcoin can hurt you

BY STAN SCHROEDER From Mashable Money is pretty simple nowadays: A piece of paper or a digital asset that you can exchange for goods and services. Someone else takes care of all the fine print. Some kind of central authority issues the money, calculates its value, and makes sure that that wire transaction you’ve sent […]

BVI: Airline lays off pilots and flight attendants

From Caribbean News Service TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Jul 18 2017 – The privately owned BVI Airways says it has laid off all pilots and flight attendants due to cash constraints. In an open letter to the public on Tuesday, the cash-strapped airline, that was scheduled to begin service between the Terrence B Lettsome International […]

Ex-Barclays Chief: Banks may face Kodak-style obsolescence in 5 years

From Newsmax Banks could face a “Kodak moment” where they approach obsolescence in five to 15 years at the hands of new financial-technology companies, according to former Barclays Plc Chief Executive Officer Antony Jenkins. Traditional banks are already seeing the start of an “Uber moment,” whereby the industry is being transformed by technology such as […]

Google makes its government snooping reports clearer

By Mariella Moon From engadget Google has redesigned its Transparency Report portal to show data more clearly. Google’s Transparency Report can be overwhelmingly tough to navigate, especially if it’s your first time looking at all the data requests the company gets. To make things easier to understand, the big G has redesigned its interface to […]

Artist arrested Tue afternoon, 18 July, on Cayman Brac

From RCIPS Today, a man, age 63 of Cayman Brac, was arrested under Schedule 1 of the Criminal Procedure Code (2017 Revision) in relation to the suspected breach of Section 157(1)(a) of the Penal Code (2017 Revision), also referred to as obscene publication.   The arrest was in relation to sculpture and artwork on his property […]