Tag Archives: technology

  1. Nevis’ Alexandra Hospital installs, commissions state-of-the-art chemistry analyzer

    The Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) purchased a new state-of-the-art US$59,000 VITROS XT 3400 chemistry analyzer for the Alexandra Hospital’s Lab to assist in the speedy delivery of health care on the island. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Health said at his monthly press conference in Cabinet Room […]

    March 29, 2021HealthNo comments

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise that it recently encountered a series of issues with its customer billing system which contributed to a number of challenges. The Authority’s IT personnel are working with the software developers to rectify the issues. Customers can be assured that the problems impacted invoice information only and actual […]

    March 28, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Is it time for Mark #Zuckerberg to feel #Facebook Gaol? More and more #Bajans fed up with the platform, #Telegram is slowly gaining…

    “Nearly 270 million Facebook users have had their user IDs, phone numbers and names left in an unsecured database accessible on the Internet for anyone to mine, a security researcher said.” Facebook Data Leak: Personal Info of Nearly 270 Million Users Exposed – MSSP Alert Last year, I was in Facebook jail five times, sounds […]

    March 15, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments

    “WOMEN should be allowed to carry pepper spray to ward off rapists or murderers as it has proven to be a useful non-lethal weapon which can save lives,” Trinidad & Tobago’s Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith said December last year. The (IWRN) International Women’s Resource Network is extremely grateful and also thankful for the Keith […]

    February 13, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. HBO’s FAKE FAMOUS, An Exploration Into The World Of Influencers, Debuts Feb. 23

    HBO’s FAKE FAMOUS, debuting FEBRUARY 23, from first-time director and veteran journalist Nick Bilton, explores the industry of social media influencers through an innovative social experiment. The film’s journey into this world is driven by the casting of three people in Los Angeles who all have relatively small social followings and the attempt to grow them […]

    February 9, 2021CultureNo comments
  6. BLISS (2021) Owen Wilson, Salma Hayek, Sci-Fi Movie

    BLISS (2021) Owen Wilson, Salma Hayek, Sci-Fi Movie © 2021 – Amazon

    January 21, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. RF Holdings Limited Eyes Digital Currency Transactions

    RF Holdings Limited, parent company to a group of investment banks in The Bahamas, Barbados, and The Cayman Islands, has entered into partnership with financial technology company, Bitt, to facilitate the acceptance of digital currency transactions across its Caribbean network. The partnership is focused on developing a platform based on Bitt’s digital currency infrastructure that […]

    January 17, 2021BusinessNo comments
  8. UAE 1st country in Middle East to significantly increase indoor wireless network speeds

    In line with the vision of TRA to enhance the regional and global leadership of the United Arab Emirates in the field of communications and information technology, the country’s regulatory authority has designated an additional 500 MHz radio spectrum of 6 GHz band (specifically 5925-6425 MHz) to Wi-Fi for indoor use at an EIRP of […]

    January 11, 2021TechnologyNo comments

    Digicel just launched itself as a Digital Operator and is marking the occasion by delivering simply more through a suite of eight apps and a promise of powerful digital experiences. It heralds a new frontier for Digicel as it goes all in on digital. Nineteen years after its launch in Jamaica as a mobile operator […]

    October 24, 2020Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Digital transformation survey from the CBB

    The CBB wants to hear from you. Take their short (three questions) digital transformation survey and then watch the Caribbean Economic Forum on Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m.

    October 22, 2020Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Montserrat’s connection to the sub-sea fibre cable system goes live

    Long-awaited connectivity for Montserrat via subsea cable is now a reality thanks to the Government of Montserrat’s collaboration with Southern Caribbean Fiber (SCF), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Digicel Group, and its subsidiary SCF Montserrat. Under the Montserrat Subsea Fibre Optic Project, funded by the UK funded Capital Investment Programme for Resilient Economic Growth (CIPREG), fibre […]

    October 8, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  12. Has the time come for Facebook to make an appointment with Dr Kevorkian?

    WhatsApp was designed by a so called Facebook failure, yet Facebook ended up buying the global text service and enriching that creator. So before I return let me note I joined FB in 2006 but didn’t get Reported until 2011 by a religious prude for a naughty Santa. But not until this year have I […]

    September 15, 2020Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Barbados Museum Relaunches Website ‘Barbados Beyond Boundaries (BBB)’

    The Barbados Museum and Historical Society is delighted to introduce and share the new upgraded webpage for the project Barbados Beyond Boundaries, also known as ‘BBB’ for short. First launched in 2016 to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of Barbados’ Independence, BBB is an important platform which allows persons to share diverse experiences about being […]

    September 9, 2020CultureNo comments
  14. Online Renewal of Driver’s Licenses, finally, closer to the 21st Century

    Reposted from @kaymcconney You’ve heard MIST’s jingle! Join MIST at 12 Noon as they launch the official Renewal Payment Process for Drivers License. Visit – #regrann

    August 19, 2020Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  15. Trump issues orders banning TikTok and WeChat from operating in 45 days if they are not sold by Chinese parent companies

    USA’s 45th President Donald Trump yesterday issued an executive order that would ban the social media app TikTok and WeChat from operating in the US in 45 days if they are not sold by their Chinese-owned parent companies. The orders, which use similar language, do not state that a certain amount of money from the […]

    August 7, 2020Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. RAISED BY THE WOLVES: HBO-Max Series, Dir. By Ridley Scott

    Twisted allegory on 3 Little Pigs – Androids are tasked with raising human children on a mysterious planet.

    August 6, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. DC Showcase’s Batman: Death in the Family – Interactive Movie (2020)

    Five fascinating tales from the iconic DC canon, including the first interactive film presentation in Warner Bros. Home Entertainment history, come to animated life in DC Showcase – Batman: Death in the Family. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the anthology of 2019-2020 animated shorts arrives from WBHE on Blu-ray and Digital in Fall […]

    August 3, 2020Books, Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. PM Mottley’s Thank You Message to Robyn Rihanna Fenty

    A Thank You message from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley to Ambassador Robyn Rihanna Fenty. ****************** See more by visiting BGIS’ website – or Facebook page – or see us on Instagram – or hear us on Soundcloud – Make sure to subscribe to their channel so you will always be […]

    July 16, 2020Rihanna, Video GalleryNo comments

    Consumers across the region will see major savings in data costs as a result of a partnership between two major regional players in telecommunications and finance. CIBC FirstCaribbean has announced an agreement with Flow for the zero rating of the bank’s top sites as well as its award-winning mobile banking app. Under the zero-rating initiative […]

    June 19, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  20. Olympic Day To Be Celebrated Online in Barbados

    The Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Inc. just announced that the activities to commemorate Olympic Day 2020 on June 23 will all be online for the first time in the history of the day’s remembrance. For over 30 years, Olympic Day has largely been associated with Olympic Day runs all over the world. The concept was […]

    June 19, 2020OlympicsNo comments
  21. Barbadian Parents in need of Reasonable Alternative to Expensive Laptops for Online Classes, Head for Gittens Rd on Gov’t Hill!

    G Suite blues? Laptops seem more than a car payment? What about a tablet with a keypad that’s only $400 Bds?

    May 11, 2020Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Open Source 3D printed Copper masks from Chilean company in COVID-19 fight

    For centuries copper has been used to repel certain bacteria and viruses. A company in Chile is now using the metal to address a shortage of masks in Latin America. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman explains from Santiago.

    April 15, 2020Breaking News, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Overview on spread of COVID-19, novel #coronavirus

    The map and dashboard are created by the GeoTechVision team and is updated based on credible data from WHO situation reports, data from National Health ministries and other credible publicly available sources. It shows information regarding the current outbreak and is updated at least two times per day to tie in to the timing for […]

    March 28, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Exposing children to computer programming from as early as age seven helps to teach them leadership, problem solving and creative thinking. That is one of the findings shared by Ten Habitat founder Selwyn Cambridge, as he explained the concept of “Kids Who Code,” an after-school programme designed to assist children between the ages of 7 […]

    March 1, 2020EducationNo comments
  25. PwC network invests $3bn globally in digital training plus technology to support clients & communities

    PwC’s research shows that one in three jobs is likely to be severely disrupted or to disappear in the next decade because of technological change. Over the next four years, we at PwC are committing US$3bn to digital upskilling. This will primarily be invested in training our people, and in technologies for supporting clients and […]

    November 12, 2019TechnologyNo comments