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Tag Archives: technology

  1. IAPP designates the Caribbean an ‘Emerging Market’ for Data Privacy

    Caribbean countries have been positioned to improve their capacity for information privacy management through the recent designation of the region as having ‘Emerging Market‘ status granted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). This comes as Caribbean nations have been passing legislation on Data Privacy, including Trinidad and Barbados. Jamaica passed its own Data […]

    August 13, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  2. Coding and Robotics Rock! IGT Kicks Off Its Groundbreaking Summer Camp

    The innovative virtual summer programme, the IGT Coding and Robotics Rock Camp for Caribbean students got under way today. Mona GeoInformatics Limited (MGI) at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus is delivering the training, sponsored by International Game Technology (IGT), to students from IGT’s flagship After School Advantage (ASA) Programme. Child Development Specialist […]

    August 11, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. Applications Open for the Third Cohort of USVI Based Tech Startup Accelerator, Accelerate VI

    The University of the Virgin Island’s (UVI) Research and Technology Park (RTPark) announced today that applications are now open for the 2021 cohort of Accelerate VI (AVI), a startup accelerator which supports the growth of the local tech ecosystem by helping tech entrepreneurs scale their businesses in the USVI. The program seeks to attract companies […]

    August 3, 2021EducationNo comments
  4. Young Innovators Call for Mindset Shift and Practical Action to Support Innovation in the Caribbean

    Be bold. Don’t fear failure. Think differently about education. These were some of the key messages coming from the panel of young global and regional innovators and entrepreneurs in the final seminar of the Caribbean Development Bank’s recently ended 51st Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors. In the discussion, panellists homed in on the […]

    July 25, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  5. The Barbados Accreditation Council Launches New Website

    The Barbados Accreditation Council has revamped its online presence with an all-new website. The BAC, the sole External Quality Assurance Agency in Barbados, is responsible for the maintaining of quality assurance and quality enhancement in post-secondary institutions and providers, as well as issuing and verifying CARICOM Skills Certificates for CARICOM Nationals. According to the Information […]

    June 16, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  6. Nevis passes the 4000 mark for COVID-19 vaccinations, almost 500 vaccinated in 3 days

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley, Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), is encouraged that as at May 26th, over 4,000 persons on Nevis had taken their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. He said since the recent outbreak of the virus on St. Kitts, there has been an uptick in the number […]

    May 31, 2021HealthNo comments
  7. Emirati women take on science and tech roles

    When Nora Al Matrooshi was selected to join the United Arab Emirates space programme, she became the Arab world’s first woman astronaut. Her selection – alongside male compatriot Mohammed Al Mulla – echoes the UAE’s focus on gender equality and equal opportunities. The country continues to incorporate more women into technology sectors, expanding their role […]

    May 1, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  8. Nevis drone operators get opportunity to contribute to Federal draft regulations governing operations

    Drone operators on Nevis had the opportunity to contribute to regulations being drafted for the operation of drones by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis at a briefing hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Aviation recently. It was held at the Nevis Disaster Management Department’s conference room at Long Point. Mr. Royston […]

    April 29, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  9. 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
  10. BWA WORKING TO OVERCOME SYSTEM CHALLENGES

    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
  11. 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
  12. LEGALISATION OF PEPPER SPRAY IN TWIN ISLAND REPUBLIC WELCOMED

    “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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. DIGICEL STEPS OUT AS A DIGITAL OPERATOR

    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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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 BajanReporter.com – #regrann

    August 19, 2020Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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