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Twitter boss Jack Dorsey steps down

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey steps down


Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is stepping down as chief executive of the company. He will be replaced by the current chief technical officer, Parag Agrawal, Twitter said. Dorsey, who co-founded Twitter in 2006, has been serving as chief execut...

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Barbados airport not leased to China, says CEO

Barbados airport not leased to China, says CEO


Chief Executive Officer of Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) Inc., Hadley Bourne, is refuting claims that the airport has been leased to the People’s Republic of China for 30 years. And when the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for the A...

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Atom Bank switches to four-day work week

Atom Bank switches to four-day work week


The online bank Atom Bank has introduced a four-day work week for its 430 staff without cutting their pay. Employees now work 34 hours over four days and get Monday or Friday off, when previously they clocked up 37.5 hours across the whole week. ...

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Facebook users to get ‘more control’ of news feeds

Facebook users to get ‘more control’ of news feeds


Washington  - Facebook says it is introducing new features to give people more control over what appears in their news feeds. The social network has been under intense scrutiny in recent years for how its algorithms promote content. Now, it say...

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Barbados Government investing millions in renewable energy projects

Barbados Government investing millions in renewable energy projects


Government has spent approximately $60 million in the installation of four megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of various government buildings and other energy conservation projects. Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entr...

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Republic Banks warns of fake Whatsapp messages

Republic Banks warns of fake Whatsapp messages


Republic Bank Limited is warning all members of the public about “fraudulent WhatsApp messages in circulation which include the unauthorised use” of the financial institution’s logo and website. “These messages appear to be a Republic Bank promoti...

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Musk sells 1.2 million Tesla shares

Musk sells 1.2 million Tesla shares


Tesla CEO Elon Musk offloaded a combined US$6.9 billion worth of shares in the electric car company this week, taking advantage of a meteoric rally that vaulted the firm's value to over US$1 trillion. The billionaire sold 1.2 million shares held by ...

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Roblox shares surge as gaming boom persists

Roblox shares surge as gaming boom persists


Washington - Roblox Corp (RBLX.N) exceeded market estimates for quarterly bookings on Monday as demand for its video games "MeepCity" and "Adopt Me!" stayed strong even after pandemic-led curbs eased, boosting its shares nearly 33 per cent in extende...

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CDB head calls on international community to fulfil commitments

CDB head calls on international community to fulfil commitments


Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) president Dr Gene Leon wants the international community to fulfil financial commitments to help Barbados and other Caribbean states battle the effects of climate change. He made the call today, while saying he was...

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$48 million more likely from IMF

$48 million more likely from IMF


An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff delegation is recommending that another $48 million be made available to Barbados. If the advice to the IMF’s Executive Board is accepted, the money could be disbursed by next month and would bring to $86...