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Tickets on sale for Miss Cayman Universe pageant
The Miss Cayman Universe pageant will be held in the main ballroom at The Ritz-Carlton resort on Saturday, 17 Aug. The 2019 theme for the pageant this year is ‘A Magical Affair’.
Five Reasons Why The Cayman Islands Is A Global Leader In Plant-Based Dining
Daphne Ewing-Chow, Forbes
Despite having just over 60,000 inhabitants, the small three-island nation of the Cayman Islands is one of the world-leaders for plant-based living with a growing number of locals adopting a vegan lifestyle.
Why Facebook must be stopped
Facebook was hit with a $5 billion fine for mishandling consumer privacy. Media accounts gushed with adjectives like “stunning” and “historic.” But consider Facebook’s size – they will pay off the fine with one month’s worth of revenue. ...
Australia to police Facebook and Google with new watchdog office
Australia said it would establish the world’s first dedicated office to police Facebook Inc and Google as part of reforms designed to rein in the U.S. technology giants, potentially setting a precedent for global lawmakers. Facebook and ...
‘It’s a superpower’: how walking makes us healthier, happier and brainier
Neuroscientist Shane O’Mara believes that plenty of regular walking unlocks the cognitive powers of the brain like nothing else. He explains why you should exchange your gym kit for a pair of comfy shoes and get strolling
The regulatory woes of Big Tech multiply
After years during which tech’s titans could do no wrong, they are now being pulled into a vortex of regulatory woes that make headlines almost daily. Big Tech is not about to implode. But will it come out intact?
5 BILLION Facebook Fine - Too Little Too Late?
RT Correspondent Brigida Santos walks us through the $5 BILLION dollar fine the Federal Trade Commission dished on Facebook for its mishandling and sale of user data, with regard to its working relationship with UK-based Cambridge Analyt...
Zero Customs Duties for Electric Vehicles announced as sweetener
Incentives have been announced to encourage more environmentally-friendly vehicle ownership across the Cayman Islands. The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure has revealed that customs duties applied to electric and hybrid ...
Deputy Governor Unveils DG’s 5K 2019 Logo
On Thursday, Hon. Franz Manderson, MBE, Cert Hon., JP – Deputy Governor, proudly unveiled the new DG’s 5k 2019 logo. The logo, which is refreshed every year, is designed to celebrate the various charitable recipients it aims to support.
Google's anti-Trump bias calls attention to its questionable ties to China
EX-GOOGLE ENGINEER CLAIMS 'BIASED' EMPLOYEES 'REALLY WANT TRUMP TO LOSE IN 2020'
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency: A threat to national economies? | Counting the Cost
With the likes of Amazon, Google's parent company Alphabet and Facebook becoming the world's most valuable listed companies, Big Data is quickly becoming the world's most important commodity. Meanwhile, regulators are scrambling to keep ...
What the FTC's Crackdown on Facebook Means for User Data | WSJ
Facebook must pay a $5 billion fine after the FTC found the social media company deceived users and improperly managed their personal data. Under the settlement, Facebook is also subject to stricter oversight on how it manages user data....
New US House Bill Would Ban Big Tech From 'Banking', Fine Facebook's Libra $1 Million Per Day
The Democratic majority on the House Financial Services Committee has drafted legislation that would issue fines to Big Tech companies for distributing digital currency or operating as a financial organization.
Facebook's Libra reportedly losing support from early investors amid regulatory scrutiny
At least three members of Facebook's Libra organization are considering leaving the operation due to intense regulatory scrutiny. In June, Facebook announced that it would launch a cryptocurrency run by the nonprofit Switzerland-based Li...
Between You and I the English Language is Going to the Dogs
Language is based on established practice and rules. When the rules are continually (and that isn't continuously) broken, the language suffers and those who care suffer too.
European officials draft radical plan to take on Trump and U.S. tech companies
In a bid to counter Trump, EU officials are proposing to unilaterally slap tariffs on the United States. The goal: get Europe competing head-on with the American and Chinese tech giants it has lagged behind for decades.
Minister takes legal action against CMR
Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, who represents the constituency of Bodden Town East, has filed a legal action against Cayman Marl Road and its owner, Sandra Hill, for libel over postings that do not actually name him. Although Seymour is...
OECD tax chief uses Cayman to illustrate minimum tax rate
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is going to release a proposal for global corporate tax reform before the next meeting of G‑20 finance ministers and central bankers set for 17 Oct. in Washington, DC.
Senator says Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg should face 'possibility of a prison term'
U.S Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said in a recent interview that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should be accountable for privacy lapses and that the “possibility of a prison term” should be considered.
Trump adviser asked Microsoft why it wouldn’t spy for the US
An adviser to US President Donald Trump once questioned Microsoft Corp for not spying on its users around the world on behalf of the government, the software giant’s president has revealed, as Washington continues its campaign against Ch...
Marshall Islands on mission to create its own cryptocurrency to reduce reliance on US dollar
‘With the blockchain technology in place, we thought this was an opportune time to establish our own legal tender’, a minister said
Your smart devices listening to you, explained
Humans are listening to your conversations, but that’s not the same as spying.
Ex-Facebook engineer posts YouTube videos mocking the culture and joking about how he was fired
Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month. Shyu criticizes the company’s culture, calling it a “popularity contest,” where id...
Obama says presidents shouldn’t watch TV and should stay off social media
President Barack Obama spoke at an event on Wednesday in San Francisco hosted by software company Splunk. Obama discussed how tech can help play a role dealing with critical issues like climate change and health care. The event came a da...
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