June 19, 2021

CARICOM consumers may now submit complaints live online

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From Caribbean News Now GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Caribbean Community (CARICOM) consumers now have access to the CARREX online electronic platform and the live public portal for providing alerts on dangerous non-foods consumer goods on the markets in all 15 CARICOM member states. The platform, which went live recently, can be accessed via www.carrex.caricom.org caricom-logo.jpg Registered […]

Why don’t we have waterproof laptops already?

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BY KARISSA BELL From Mashable I still don’t know how it happened. One minute I was sitting down at my desk, glass of water in hand. Seconds later I was watching helplessly as the contents of the glass seeped into my MacBook Air. My screen went black almost immediately. As I walk-of-shamed my soggy laptop […]

Cayman Islands CIT company, Ronco, welcomes young Caymanians to its team

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Cayman IT provider, Ronco Cayman, has expanded its team with the recent hire of two Caymanians, Ms Nickola O’Sullivan and Mr Paul Lankford. Ms Nickola O’Sullivan has joined Ronco as a trainee Microsoft GP consultant. Ms O’Sullivan has a Bachelors of International Business Administration from Hult International Business School and has worked previously at Baptist […]

Cayman Islands Immigration Department donates computers and cell phones to school

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The IT Department of Cayman Academy has been boosted by 15 computers and five cellular phones donated by the Cayman Islands Government Immigration. Presenting the gift on Thursday (8 December), Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Gary Wong said that the Immigration Department “was very interested in assisting schools in the Cayman Islands, particularly in the area […]

AthenaHealth CEO: Here’s what everyone gets wrong in the debate over drug prices

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By Lydia Ramsey From Business Insider Drug companies are everyone’s favorite punching bag. Some of this — like when the price of a 60-year-old drug is hiked by 5,000% — is arguably deserved. Of course, drug makers are easier to blame for rising healthcare costs than say, the pharmaceutical benefit managers and other middle men that operate […]

The power balance has shifted between Britain and India — here’s what that means post-Brexit

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By Nikita Sud, The Conversation From Business Insider We used to run the biggest empire the world has ever seen, and with a much smaller domestic population and a relatively tiny civil service. Are we really unable to do trade deals? We will have at least two years in which the existing treaties will be in […]

Real-world server room nightmares

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By Selena Frye From TechRepublic 1st Place: Server Room Nightmare Challenge Do you think your server room is a mess? Check out these pictures and see if you still think so. Bill Detwiler asked TR members to submit their photos of nightmare server rooms they’ve encountered. TechRepublic editors picked our top three, but it was […]

Behind the Data: Why different industries are all concerned about data privacy

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Ian Lopez, From Legaltech News A survey of nearly 600 professionals across industries uncovered attitudes toward protecting sensitive data. The digital world can be a dangerous place for businesses, and concerns are elevated for those overseeing sensitive data. In effort to uncover attitudes and priorities for modern data risk management, Guidance Software conducted a “2016 […]

More investment, fast-track modernization of regional ports needed, says CDB

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From CARIBBEAN360MAY 21, 2016 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Saturday May 21, 2016 – A Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) sponsored study on maritime ports in the region is recommending a major overhaul in policies; significant increase in investments to fast-track modernization; more private sector leadership, and greater focus among the Bank’s Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) on improving efficiency. […]

Nefarious Emails, Novel Malware, and Negligence: The Growth of the Insider Threat

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By Ricci Dipshan, From Legaltech News The 2016 Global Threat Report finds companies’ biggest vulnerability is usually its own staff, with cybercriminals hitting this weakness with increasing sophistication. With the fault lines in the battle against cyberattacks pushed back, 2016’s cyberthreat landscape is becoming defined by accidental in-house security lapses and sophisticated efforts to exploit […]