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Signal pass 50 million downloads for Android
The millions who deleting WhatsApp because of their broken privacy and censorship, and upgrading to Singnal and Telegram keep growing every day.
Wow. “The biggest digital immigration ever” indeed...
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Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.
Cayman Islands, Morocco Placed on Terror-Financing Watch List
Four jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands and Morocco, will undergo increased monitoring as they face pressure from a global watchdog to address deficiencies in their ant...
Lawyers, accountants and others play key role in financial crime
A powerful international organization whose members represent the world’s largest economies has issued a strong warning about the “threats and risks” posed by lawyers, accountan...
Airbnb predicts 'significant' travel rebound
Online booking platform Airbnb has said it is preparing for a "significant" travel rebound as the world emerges from coronavirus lockdowns.
7 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 25 February
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 371 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 24 February 2021. Seven were positive.
Pokémon at 25: Rare cards trade for big money
Rare Pokémon cards are fetching six figures at auctions as the Japanese cartoon and video game series celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend.
New Director of Communications Appointed
After a rigorous interview process the Cabinet Office is pleased to announce Mrs. Oneisha Richards-Scotland as Director of Communications (designate).
Coronavirus: EU urged to adopt 'vaccine passports'
Greece and Austria are urging other EU states to adopt coronavirus vaccination "passports" which could help revive Europe's stricken tourist industry.
Cayman Commits to AML/CFT Effectiveness
Noting that the Cayman Islands has been adjudged to have satisfactorily completed 60 of 63 recommended actions to strengthen its AML/CFT (anti-money laundering, combatting the f...
Is This Sleek New Electric Vehicle the Future of #Vanlife?
The Canoo MPDV van cuts a sharp profile reminiscent of the Tesla Cybertruck.
Police Seek Public Assistance to Locate Wanted Man
The RCIPS is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 41-year-old Henry York Carter who was last known to be living in Bodden Town. Mr. Carter is wanted by the police for bre...
GameStop surges again as Reddit crashes temporarily
Shares in GameStop surged on Wednesday in what could mark a return to frenzied trading that rocked markets last month.
A man dies after falling from second floor balcony
Just after 5PM yesterday, 24 February, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Ashgo Street, George Town, where it was reported...
Chinese £3,200 budget electric car takes on Tesla
A budget electric vehicle (EV) selling in China for $4,500 (£3,200) is now outselling Tesla's more upmarket cars.
NEWS BRIEF: 25 February 2021
CEO Secrets: 'My billion pound company has no HR department'
Greg Jackson is the founder and CEO of Octopus Energy, a UK start-up valued at more than £1.4bn ($2bn), selling green energy. Despite now having more than 1,200 employees, he sa...
World auditors voice concern at access to Cyprus cash-for-passport records
A grouping of world auditors say they are concerned that the Cypriot government is limiting examiners’ access to records from an axed citizenship-for-investment scheme that crit...
Goldman Sachs: Bank boss rejects work from home as the 'new normal'
Goldman Sachs boss David Solomon has rejected remote working as a “new normal” and labelled it an “aberration” instead.
UK: Bank-funded police arrest 122 fraudsters
A specialist policing unit funded by banks arrested 122 fraudsters last year amid a huge rise in money launderers using members of the public as so-called “money mules”.
Former US Olympic Coach Geddert Commits Suicide After Facing Sexual Abuse Charges
Ex-US Olympic coach John Geddert faced 24 charges for allegations of sexually and physically abusing his former female gymnasts. The charges were announced earlier in the day by...
Fraudsters stepped up efforts in new year, HMRC figures show
Scam attempts by fraudsters masquerading as the UK’s tax authority surged as potential victims completed tax returns while staying at home.
U.K.’s Financial Crimes Agency Wants Companies to Invest in Compliance
The U.K.’s major economic crimes investigative agency has taken steps to emphasize the need for companies to invest in programs and procedures designed to prevent wrongdoing, it...
London Fashion Week AW21 : Here’s what you’ll be wearing this autumn
Balaclavas! Club kids! Camping chic! The all-virtual fashion event delivered real-life style for our brave new world. Chloe Street has the download on what we’ll be buying next ...
European Council Summit Discusses Fight Against COVID-19
Luc Rivet - As the first day of the online summit of the European Council members ends on Thursday, the most daunting current topic, the immunization campaign against the corona...
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