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Bermuda Government COVID-19 Update - February 16
Hon. David Burt, Premier and the Hon. Kim Wilson, Minister of Health
Bermuda Government COVID-19 Update, March 2 2021
The Hon. David Burt, Premier, the Hon. Kim Wilson, Minister of Health and Dr. Carika Weldon, Government Science Advisor
'Free Speech' App Parler Initiates Fresh Legal Challenge Against Amazon, Drops Anti-Trust Lawsuit
Since it was removed from Amazon on allegations of being unable to police content, the company had been involved in legal challenges against its former host. After repeated fail...
Public Works Overview of Budget Plans
The Hon. David Burch, Minister of Public Works speech transcript on the 2021/2022 Budget, March 2 2021.
FBI Pushing Tech Firms to Write Own Backdoors Into Encrypted Messaging Apps, Director Tells Congress
The US has on spurious grounds banned Chinese tech firms for ostensibly placing surveillance backdoors into their technology on behalf of the Chinese government. However, the he...
Diversions for Bus Routes 1 and 3 on March 4th and 5th
The public is advised that road works on Harrington Sound Road will require major diversions for bus routes 1 and 3 on Thursday March 4th and Friday March 5th. These routes will...
SoundCloud to Become First Music Platform With 'Fan-Powered' Artist Payments
German-based SoundCloud music platform said on Tuesday it introduced a new payment system under which independent artists will gain royalties based on the number of their actual...
Bermuda Government - Press Conference - 2021/2022 Budget
The Hon. David Burch, Minister of Public Works speaks on the 2021/2022 Budget. March 2 2021
Britain's financial watchdog must act faster in fraud cases, says boss
Britain’s financial watchdog must act faster on scams, its chair said on Monday as he announced that senior officials face pay cuts and no bonuses following criticism of the reg...
Suspected ‘money mule’ arrested as part of probe into €1.1m fraud
A 22-year-old man who was arrested today is suspected of storing over €120,000 in his bank account which was stolen by an organised crime gang in a €1.1m fraud.
How Twitter Was Used To Defend Saudi Crown Prince Role In Khashoggi Case
Such tweets were part of broad effort by Saudi accounts, working in both English and Arabic, to shape the public narrative around the role of the crown prince in Khashoggi's kil...
Google won't use other web tracking tools after phasing out cookies
Alphabet Inc’s Google will not build or use alternate tools to track web browsing traffic once it begins phasing out existing technology from its Chrome browser next year, it sa...
Parler sues Amazon again, after dropping original lawsuit
Parler, a social media app popular among right-wing groups, filed a new lawsuit accusing Amazon.com Inc of trying to destroy its business following the Jan. 6 storming of the U....
South Africa's information regulator says WhatsApp cannot share users' contact information
Facebook Inc cannot share any contact information it collects from WhatsApp users in South Africa with its other properties without first obtaining authorisation from the countr...
Google promises to drop personalised ad tracking
Google has promised not to develop any new way of tracking individual users for adverts once it phases out its current method.
Lukstudio Draws on Open-Air Market Aesthetics for a Modern Grocery in Changsha, China
A trip to the grocery store is hardly as enticing as one to an outdoor market, but design firm Lukstudio set out to challenge this notion.
Parler drops Amazon web-hosting legal challenge
Parler has withdrawn its antitrust action against Amazon, two months after filing the case against the tech giant.
Anti-Covid vaccine tweets face five-strikes ban policy
Twitter is to ban users who repeatedly tweet harmful misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines.
Amazon changes app logo that 'resembles Adolf Hitler'
Amazon has quickly changed its main shopping-app logo, after commentators said the recent redesign made it look like Adolf Hitler.
This Week, the Best Dressed Stars Indulged in Flights of Fancy
Last night’s Golden Globes festivities revived red carpet fashion, but celebrities eschewed Old Hollywood glamour in the days leading up to the ceremony.
Hong Kong House Costs a Record $2 Million a Year to Rent
Hong Kong’s luxury property market has set another record, as its recovery from the pandemic gathers steam.
Japanese Billionaire Seeks Crew for ‘Fun’ Trip Around the Moon
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has kicked off a global contest to select eight crew members to join him on a private SpaceX flight around the moon in 2023, the first such m...
This is Texas, apparently not a 3rd world state...
The Texas winter storm is expected to be the most expensive weather event in the state’s history, costing insurers over $20 billion. Why are Texans paying the price for the pola...
Cats are just as disloyal as we always suspected, study confirms
Cats don’t avoid people who upset their owners, proving they’re just as disloyal as we always suspected.
The best beauty looks from the Golden Globes 2021
Instagram might be the new red carpet, but that certainly didn’t hinder the A-list’s beauty game
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