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How is coronavirus benefitting technology companies?
We are no longer physically shopping or eating in restaurants. And a flight to one of the world's favourite destinations, is now only a dream.
The measures we're taking to save our lives during the coronavirus pandemic are disrupting businesses globally.
But staying at home with our only windows to the outside world - being a wifi connection and a device - is changing our consumption habits and benefitting major tech companies.
We are buying groceries, medicines and pet foods online. We are working and learning online.
We are replacing travelling by surfing online. You get where we're going with this.
And tech companies are thriving, with Amazon alone hiring 100,000 new staff.
Zoom video calling is now believed to be worth $44 billion.
So, what's driving this boom in this time of crisis?
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 30 September
Today there were 555 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19.
New Government of Bermuda Representative in Brussels
The Cabinet Office announced today the appointment of Ms. Aliyyah Ahad as the Government of Bermuda representative in Brussels, Belgium. This appointment comes at the end of the...
Central Bus Terminal Kiosk Resumes Normal Operations
The Department of Public Transportation (DPT) can confirm that the Central Bus Terminal kiosk resumed normal operations on Friday, September 25th, after being temporarily closed...
Ministry of Public Works - Road Work and Repair Advisory
The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform motorists that Lighthouse Road, Southampton & the Railway Trail will undergo paving works that will require road closure.
Press Conference on Bermuda Fishing Cooperative
Bermuda Government held a press conference on the Bermuda Fishing Cooperative 30 September, 2020
Premier Burt announce vendor for BEDC Virtual Market
The Premier holds a press conference to announce the chosen vendor for the BEDC Virtual Market.
Traveller's Public Service Announcement
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 29 September
Today there were 418 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19.
Government Reaches Agreement in Principle with BPA
After many weeks of negotiations, the Government of Bermuda can confirm that it has reached agreement in principle with the Bermuda Police Association (BPA) that will essentiall...
British Airways launches flights from Bermuda to London Heathrow
British Airways has today announced that from 28 March 2021, it will operate daily flights from Bermuda to London Heathrow Terminal 5.
June 2020 Consumer Price Index
Today, Minister for the Cabinet Office the Hon. Wayne L. Furbert, JP, MP, released the June 2020 Consumer Price Index publication from the Department of Statistics.
BPS investigates shooting of a 31-year-old woman in Pembroke
At around 12:20 this morning, Tuesday 29th September, police received a number of 911 calls reporting several shots fired at a residence on Sunset Pass, Pembroke.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 28 September
Today there were 1232 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19.
Ministry of Education Congratulates 2020 Scholarship and Award Recipients
The Ministry of Education is pleased to announce the recipients of 2020 Bermuda Government Scholarships and Awards.
PGA tournament is one month away
Senator Crystal Caesar makes an important announcement regarding the 2020 PGA in Bermuda.
MIRRORS 4th ANNUAL ART & DIGITAL COMPETITION PRIZE GIVING
Last week, the Mirrors Programme hosted a prize-giving ceremony for students who entered the Annual Art and Digital Competition held in partnership with the Mirrors Alumni & Fri...
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 26 September
Today there were 560 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19.
Changes to Public Health Regulations
At Tuesday’s Covid press conference, and in light of the current regulations expiring this weekend, changes to the public health regulations were announced.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 25 September
Today there were 344 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19.
Police release two images of a suspect in the recent sexual assault case
The Bermuda Police Service is today releasing two images in regards to a serious sexual assault on a 31-year-old female, on Sunday 20th September, 2020.
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