Tag Archive: devices

Jul 31 2015

Health risks and mobile/cellular phones, revisited

Four years since our last report update, we are revisiting the discussion on possible health risks associated with mobile/cellular phone use Earlier this week, news reports stated that the city of Berkeley, California (USA), had recently passed a law “requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations” (Source: CNN). Specifically, the stores must …

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Jul 27 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 26 July 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 20 July to Sunday 26 July 2015. Monday, 20 July 2015 Union Unsure Of Number Of BTC Staff To Be Laid Off Bahamas – BAHAMAS Communications and Public Officers Union Secretary General Dino Rolle yesterday said he was unsure …

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Jun 26 2015

Pros and cons of allowing mobile/cell phones in schools

A brief discussion of some of the pros and cons of allowing mobile/cellular phones in schools. In our news roundup published earlier this week, there were reports that the Government of Barbados intended to revisit its posture on mobile/cellular phones in schools. From the articles on the issue, it appears that students are not allowed …

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Jun 22 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 21 June 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 15 June to Sunday 21 June 2015. Monday, 15 June 2015 New cell-phone tax Barbados – Effective August 1, 2015, it will cost more to make calls on cell-phones… more New telecoms home in Warrens Barbados – WITH GREEN …

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May 04 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 3 May 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 27 April to 3 May 2015. Monday, 27 April 2015 Attorney General urges female students to get into the ICT field Bahamas – Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs the Hon. Allyson Maynard Gibson, QC, encouraged female students …

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