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U.S. Citizen talking to Trump @ Trump Tower about censoring TikTok from U.S. users
Apple search crawler activity could signal a Google competitor, or a bid to make Siri a one-stop shop
Encouraged by the spate of antitrust activity brewing in both the Justice Department and on Capitol Hill, Apple may be developing a search competitor to Google, according to a r...
Facebook, Twitter CEOs struggle to name a single liberal who has been censored on their platforms
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey struggled to name a single liberal person or entity who has been censored by their social media platforms on Wednesday d...
'Offensive and embarrassing': Senators struggle to pronounce Google CEO Sundar Pichai's name correctly
Senators questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai alongside Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey couldn’t pronounce his name correctly.
London Heathrow loses its crown to Paris as passenger numbers plummet
London Heathrow has lost the title of Europe's busiest airport to Charles de Gaulle in Paris and is downgrading its forecasts for passenger numbers this year and next as the out...
Amazon argues Prime Video customers don't own purchased content
The tech giant is arguing in a new court filing that Prime Video customers are actually paying for a limited license for “on-demand viewing over an indefinite period of time.”
VIDEO: News Brief, 28 October
“Dory” The litter eating fish, Public/Private Partnership benefits local students, Nominations open for Order of the Cayman Islands
No new Covid cases reported in Cayman Islands; 20 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 344 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 27 October 2020. All were negative.
Legislative Assembly sessions October 28
Republicans Blast Social Media C.E.O.s While Democrats Deride Hearing
Republican senators accused the leaders of Twitter, Facebook and Google of censorship. Democrats denounced that as posturing.
Alibaba’s Co-Founder Lucy Peng to Get $5 Billion Richer on Ant IPO
Lucy Peng has been dubbed Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s most influential woman.
Trump Organisation pressed on US president’s Chinese bank account
Democrat lawmakers want company to reveal name of financial institution and provide detailed accounting of transactions.
China’s yuan surges to 17-month high on Biden US presidential hopes
The offshore yuan extended its rally against the US dollar on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump lost ground to Democratic nominee Joe Biden in new polls ahead of November’...
Bahamas strikes first with Sand Dollar amid US–China CBDC faceoff
Fed Chairman Powell sees no urgency to develop a CBDC, but eventually, the world’s top central bank must act, say experts.
Nasa moon discovery: What does finding water on the moon actually mean?
Water has been discovered on the sunlit surface of the Moon for the first time.
Young influencers get billions of views peddling junk food to kids, study says
Young ‘influencers’ are being used to peddle unhealthy junk food to other kids via YouTube – racking up a ‘staggering’ one billion views, warns a new study.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 20 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 352 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 26 October 2020. All were negative.
VIDEO: News Brief, 27 October
Museum’s mascot wins CIMPA award, Tea Party held for Cayman Brac Seniors
A fire incident forces RCIPS Business Centre to close temporarily
The RCIPS wishes to advise the public that the RCIPS Business Centre, which comprises the Criminal Records Office and the Security and Firearms Licensing Unit, and the Professio...
Honour Nominations Open
The Council for the Order of the Cayman Islands invites the public to nominate persons who have made exemplary contributions to life in the Cayman Islands for membership in the ...
Legislative Assembly October 26 2020
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