June 22, 2021

meeco further strengthens its management team

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New CEO and CIO to support company’s realignment As international clean energy provider, The meeco Group is actively working to spread renewable energy across five continents. Through the large network of regional offices and strategic partners worldwide, meeco is able to provide customised and first-class renewable energy solutions adapted to the respective local needs and […]

US: Embattled FEMA CIO reassigned to Caribbean post

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By Aaron Boyd From Next Gov Patsy Garnett will step in as acting CIO until a permanent replacement is hired. The embattled technology leader of the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been reassigned to the Caribbean amid reports the agency is not properly managing its IT and has misled investigators. FEMA officials confirmed that Chief […]

5th Annual Cayman Alternative Investment Summit convenes industry leaders to discuss impact of emerging technologies

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Industry speakers to include executives from WorldQuant, Kepos Capital, The Carlyle Group, Principal Global Investors, and more NEWS PROVIDED BY Cayman Alternative Investment Summit GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — For the fifth year in a row, more than 500 executives from across the global alternative investment industry will convene for two days […]

The hedge fund world is talking about a huge new fund from the former CIO at Viking

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BY ROBERT From Business breaking News Short-sellers and hedge funds are not to blame Turkey of the week: hedge-fund provider won’t escape turmoil In Hedge Fund Manager’s Last Hours of Freedom, an Attempt at One Last Victim List Of Top 25 Richest Hedge Fund Managers And Traders By Their Estimated Earnings In 2014 Hedge funds […]

The former CIO of $3 trillion financial giant UBS has joined the non-profit behind one of the largest cryptocurrencies

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By Frank Chaparro From Business Insider The former head of technology at one of the largest banks in the world has joined the team behind IOTA, the ninth largest cryptocurrency on the market. Oliver Bussmann served as the chief information officer of Switerland-based UBS, the global financial services firm with $3 trillion under management, for […]

The Editor Speaks: Waide has gone but not quietly

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For just over eight years Waide DaCosta has been Chairman of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board. Now DaCosta has gone and according to him it was his decision to resign. In a Press Release issued on 8th September he outlines his reasons that mostly shows his frustrations and no blame for the Permanent […]

Cayman Islands Alternative Investment Summit releases draft agenda

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The Cayman Alternative Investment Summit scheduled for Thu & Fri February 12 -13 at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman have announced their draft ageneda Agenda Day 1 MORNING (To 12;30PM) 7:00-8.15AM BREAKFAST AND NETWORKINGTERPRISES Chris Duggan,Vice President, Dart Enterprises Ltd 8:20 – 8:30AM Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, 8:30 -8:50AM CHAIRMAN’S WELCOME AND OPENING ADDRESS Anthony […]

Starbucks: we stored your passwords in plaintext

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By Karissa Bell From Mashable The Starbucks mobile app saves your passwords and other user information in unsecured plaintext, Starbucks executives confirmed Thursday. User information, including passwords, email addresses, usernames and geolocation data, was unencrypted — making it readily accessible to anyone who plugs the handset into a PC, according to a report detailing the […]