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Reasons why the healthcare sector is the biggest target of cyberattacks

Recent times have shown the increasing implementation of technology in many industries and sectors. The healthcare industry has graciously embraced this advent of technological advancement. The adoption of advanced technologies, including AI, aims to improve treatment and patient care through better diagnosis. But has the sector only benefited from this technological progress? NOPE! Just as […]

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Rising star Dean Sandonato details his rise in the industry and the biggest challenges facing the education sector: Risk and insurance

Power Broker and Rising Star Dean Sandonato brings a passion for education to his role helping higher education clients overcome the barriers posed by COVID-19. Come see the stars! As part of our ongoing coverage of the best brokers in the business of commercial insurance, Risk & Insurance®with the sponsorship of Philadelphia Insuranceexpands its coverage […]

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Payday loans versus installment loans: which is better?

If you need money quickly, you can turn to loans. You can get a variety of loans: personal, payday, installment or same day loans. These loans can be used for large purchases and unforeseen circumstances, such as funerals, medical emergencies, or home repairs. What are the differences between these loans? In particular, we will be […]

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Struggling luxury e-commerce platform Secoo denies desertion reports

Beijing Business News reported on Aug. 17 that the headquarters of Secoo, a luxury e-commerce platform based in the center of Beijing’s business district and once filled with luxury goods, is now empty. Additionally, some security personnel said people started moving goods out six months ago and floors one through four were now empty, leaving […]

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Gallagher and King urge Biden admin to improve health care network security from cyber threats

WASHINGTON DC- Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Senator Angus King (I-ME), co-chairs of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC), urge the Biden administration to better protect the public health sector (HPH) from cyber threats . In letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Becerra, King and Gallagher highlight rapid rise in number of cyberattacks […]

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Prosper Insurance – The Virginia Pilot

Medium-sized companies, ranked #8 At Prosper Insurance Co., “everyone deserves to prosper.” This principle and commitment to its customers and employees has helped Virginia Beach Independent Insurance Company rank among the best places to work in Hampton Roads for the past five years. Growth and earnings remain stable at Prosper despite the effects of post-COVID […]

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States should not give gifts beyond their fiscal capacity: Ex-NITI Aayog VC

According to former Niti Aayog vice president, Rajiv Kumar, state governments should not distribute “unmeritorious gifts” such as gifts and consumer durables beyond their fiscal capacities. Kumar noted that there is a difference between merit-based transfer payments and non-merit gifts, especially those made beyond the fiscal capacity of any government. “Non-meritorious gifts that […]

Consumer rights

Consumer groups write to TNERC to accept LTCT consumer meters

CHENNAI: Coimbatore Consumer Cause, a consumer rights organization, has written to the Electricity Regulatory Commission of Tamil Nadu regarding the delay in installing meters for new LTCT service connections and replacement of faulty meters. Tangedco also refuses to accept meters purchased by consumers in violation of the TNERC order. “We have received complaints that a […]

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The 5 Best Hardware Security Keys for Online Protection

The authentication method we are most familiar with involves a username and password. But passwords pose several problems, even if you follow good password hygiene practices. For starters, we’re not good at remembering passwords and even worse at creating strong ones. Second, most users tend to reuse the same password for multiple accounts. So if […]

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Five Chinese state-owned companies under US scrutiny will pull out of the New York Stock Exchange

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG/NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Five U.S.-listed Chinese state-owned companies whose audits are being scrutinized by the U.S. securities regulator said on Friday they would voluntarily withdraw from the New York stock exchange. Oil giant Sinopec (600028.SS) and China Life Insurance (601628.SS), Aluminum Corporation of China (Chalco) (601600.SS), PetroChina (601857.SS) and a separate […]

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Take out payday loans during inflation

Inflation in the United States has reached a 40-year high in June. Although the inflation rate eased slightly in July, consumers are feeling the pressure of higher prices, and there is no guarantee that the current inflation problem has peaked. Given the current economic conditions, many Americans are looking for loans and predatory lending is […]

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Bears urge closure of Big Bend’s Chisos Basin Campground

Hungry bears force temporary closure of Chisos Basin Campground at Big Bend National Park/NPS Frequent bear activity in Big Bend National Park in Texas is causing Chisos Basin Campground and Chisos Basin Group Campground to close at noon Friday until further notice. Over the past two weeks, black bears have moved from the Window Trail […]

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DoD Uses Torch.AI to Boost Cybersecurity Capabilities

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has entered into an agreement with data infrastructure expert Torch.AI to implement a new insider threat analysis capability under the name System for Insider Threat Hindrance (SITH). “Insider threats are a leading reason for data record breaches, which are increasing nearly 200% annually,” Torch.AI said in a press release. […]

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Walgreens prescriptions added to San Francisco’s opioid epidemic: judge

(Reuters) – Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. contributed to San Francisco’s opioid epidemic through its sale of prescription drugs in the city, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco said Walgreens failed to properly investigate suspicious opioid orders for nearly 15 years. The amount the pharmacy chain has to […]

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Royal Mail strike dates and which postal services will be delayed

The first Royal Mail strike in 13 years will bring the postal service to a halt in two weeks, jeopardizing medical deliveries and isolating the elderly. Around 115,000 Royal Mail workers will launch four days of industrial action on August 26-31 and September 8-9 – the first march of its kind since 2009. It comes […]

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INVESTIGATION ALERT: Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Investigate Directors of Hanger, Inc. for Breach of Fiduciary Duty – HNGR

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (“Scott+Scott”), an international firm specializing in securities and consumer rights litigation, is investigating whether certain directors of Hanger, Inc. (“Hanger ”) (NYSE: HNGR) breached their fiduciary duties to Hanger shareholders. If you are a Hanger shareholder, you can contact attorney Joe Pettigrew for more information toll-free at 844-818-6982 […]

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Nigeria needs N13trn for mechanization – Expert – The Sun Nigeria

Mr. Chijioke Okoli, Country Manager, Agriculture and Construction Equipment Division (John Deere Brand) TATA Africa Services (Nigeria) Limited, says the country needs N13 trillion to solve its mechanization problem. Okoli said this in Abuja during a screening of micro-documentaries organized by Alluvial Agriculture Nigeria Limited, a private organization working to enable smallholder farmers to contribute […]

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TREAN INSURANCE GROUP, INC. – 10-Q – Management report and analysis of the financial situation and operating results

The following discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022 is qualified by reference to and should be read in conjunction with the accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements and the related notes included herein and the audited consolidated financial statements and notes […]

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Return lost money that may attract fraudsters

The regulator said forgotten account assets, uncashed checks and abandoned security deposits become unclaimed property each year. The new initiative covers unclaimed property since 2017. “Notifying apparent owners is one of the first steps for holders of unclaimed property to comply with the requirements of the new legislation,” FCNB program director Andrew Nicholson said in […]

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“Can we get our money back for a dodgy van?”

Alex Robbins contributes to the writing of Telegraph cars where, in addition to answering readers’ questions, he also contributes new and used car reviews, as well as articles on buying and selling. His knowledge of the used car market informs his many buying guides relating to best buys in particular sectors, with an emphasis on […]

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India sees surge in cyberattacks as internet base continues to expand

Even though India’s internet base continues to expand, with the country expected to have over 900 internet users by 2025, a parallel rise in cyber threats has become a matter of great concern. TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW FOR JUST RS 249 PER MONTH. Key stories on business-standard.com are […]

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Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance to buy US reinsurance broker for $400 million

TOKYO — Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Japan’s MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, is to spend about $400 million to buy U.S. reinsurance broker Transverse, the Nikkei business daily reported on Sunday. The Japanese property insurer aims to build expertise in reinsurance brokerage, which could help expand an insurance market specializing in areas such […]

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Center Launches Smart Prepaid Metering App, DISCOM Consumer Service Ratings

On Friday, August 5, the central government launched a smart prepaid metering mobile application and consumer services index of DISCOMs (distribution companies) after RK Singh, the Minister of Energy and New and Renewable Energy of the Union, chaired the Planning Review and Monitoring (RPM) meeting between the states and state electric utilities. Alongside RK Singh, […]

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Endpoint Security and Network Monitoring News for the week of August 5; Updates from ManageEngine, Datadog, CrowdStrike, etc.

The editors of Solutions Review have curated this list of the most notable endpoint security and network monitoring articles for the week of August 5th. This curated list includes endpoint security and network monitoring vendors like ManageEngine, Datadog, CrowdStrike, and more. Keeping tabs on all the most relevant endpoint security and network monitoring news can […]

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Amazon to buy Roomba Maker iRobot for around $1.7 billion

NEW YORK – Amazon announced on Friday that it has agreed to acquire vacuum cleaner maker iRobot for about $1.7 billion, picking up another company to add to its collection of smart home appliances amid broader concerns about its market power. iRobot sells its products globally and is best known for the circular-shaped Roomba vacuum […]

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ConsolidationNow has been reorganized as RixLoans Payday

ConsolidationNow has been rebranded RixLoans Payday. This change reflects the company’s desire to help consumers obtain better loan products and services. The changes will also allow the company to reach more borrowers in various states across the United States. The RixLoans website is more user-friendly and loan applications will take less time to complete. Consumers […]

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Navigating Early Access: Legal and Practical Considerations

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a number of studios continue to eschew the traditional launch in favor of early access: Baldur’s Gate 3, Valheim, and Splitgate were some of the strongest titles of the past year, none of which has yet experienced full launch. An iterative release via early access is of course […]

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BackBox Automation Platform Improves Network Security and Performance for MSPs and MSSPs

BackBox launched the BackBox automation platform. This latest release adds cloud-based SaaS capabilities to a platform with a largely on-premises footprint and includes new features that improve user experience, accelerate time to value, and provide insights into usage performance and automation. BackBox’s version of the product offers scalability and integration for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) […]

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CopperPoint Insurance Companies Appoints John Carey Chief Underwriting Officer

PHOENIX, August 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CopperPoint Insurance Companies, a Western-based regional super commercial insurance company, announced today that John Carey will join CopperPoint on August 29, 2022 as Chief Underwriting Officer, reporting to the CEO. Prior to this appointment, Carey was Chief Underwriting Officer for Zurich Asia Pacific where he managed a portfolio of […]

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China’s services business in July grows at fastest pace in 15 months – Caixin PMI

Customers dine at a restaurant in a shopping district in Beijing, China July 25, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug 3 (Reuters) – China’s services activity grew at the fastest pace in 15 months in July as the easing of COVID-related restrictions boosted consumer confidence, but […]

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Price of €8,000 cancer drugs reduced by 77% after ministry intervention

A market intervention by the Department of Consumer Protection revealed that a cancer drug retailed in an ampoule was being sold for almost eight times its retail value, or around €8,000. The intervention was justified by a market alert sent to the ministry by the Malta Community Chest Fund, which regularly funds expensive cancer drugs […]

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UK’s world-leading security technology sector sees strong growth in sales and employment

Security tech revenue grew 21% over the past year, topping £381m Jobs in the sector increased by 30%, to 2,850 people across the UK UK security technology companies are leading the global fight against online harm and are one of the fastest growing sectors of the UK tech industry, according to an independent report released […]

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Aon settles with a glassmaker following a tornado

Aon PLC has settled a lawsuit over a tornado loss suffered by Pilkington North America Inc. in which a policy provision capped the glassmaker’s coverage at $15 million, a fraction of the damage estimate. According to Aon’s 10Q, filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Pilkington claimed between $45 million and $85 million […]

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UK consumer site reveals terrible practices on Facebook, Google and Trustpilot review sites / Digital Information World

Consumer services company Which one? conducted a study to determine the ability of Facebook, Google and Trustpilot to filter fake reviews. The answer, in a quick nutshell, is not that good. Great, that’s the article, everyone can go in now, thank you and goodbye! No, but really, stay because the algorithm needs readers and I […]

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What Ather CEO Tarun Mehta said after EV fires

Tarun Mehta, chief executive officer (CEO) of Ather Energy, said electric two-wheelers are becoming mainstream and the fires will only help manufacturers focus on quality, helping the industry mature. Speaking to PTI news agency on Sunday, Mehta answered a question about the impact of recent fires at electric two-wheelers Ola Electric, Okinawa and his company, […]

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IT Security Remediation Analyst at Charm Recruitment

Summary of the role The role is based in Sandton Johannesburg and is responsible for managing, implementing and remediating security vulnerabilities identified by various internal and external tools. This may also include active participation in security incident response processes. All of this in an effort to ensure that the corporate network is protected against cybersecurity […]

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SME Insurance Market 2022-2028 – InsuranceNewsNet

New JerseyNew Jersey — (SBWIRE) — 07/30/2022 – Latest research study published by HTF MI “Global SME Insurance Market” with 100+ pages analysis on the business strategy adopted by key and emerging players in the industry and provides know-how on the current development of the market, landscape, technologies, drivers, opportunities, view and status of the […]

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Diaz challenges the feds over gender identity and sexual orientation

Saying that federal guidelines aimed at preventing discrimination against students on the basis of things such as gender identity would “dramatically expand the application” of Title IX, Florida Education Commissioner Manny Diaz Jr. , told school officials to ignore the guidelines. Title IX is a federal law enacted more than 50 years ago to prohibit […]

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Cybersecurity Breach in US Courts Linked to China

China and North Korea are among the foreign powers suspected of committing a cybersecurity breach involving US federal courts. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said “three hostile foreign actors” attacked the court filing system. Matt Olsen, head of the Justice Department’s National Security Division, did not say who was behind the […]

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The Gokongwei family invests in a new life insurance company

IC Chief Dennis Funa The Gokongwei family and two major partners engaged in a health maintenance organization (HMO) have invested a total of 2 billion pesos in capital to form the country’s newest life insurer, the Insurance Commission (IC) said Thursday. ). In a statement, Insurance Commissioner Dennis Funa said he approved Maxicare Life Insurance […]

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South Dakota loses bid to shower Mount Rushmore with fireworks

A federal appeals court has rejected South Dakota’s offer to stage a July 4 fireworks display in the Mount Rushmore/Kurt Repanshek case South Dakota’s appeal against a National Park Service ruling blocking a 2021 fireworks display over the Mount Rushmore National Memorial has landed as a misfire in the United States Court of Appeals for […]

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Art collector battles to revive English costume at NFT sale

By Sophia Dourou (July 27, 2022, 6:56 p.m. BST) – An art collector on Wednesday asked an appeals court to relaunch English proceedings over a dispute arising from his purchase of a $650,000 NFT at the artist Beeple, arguing that the case should not be resolved by arbitration in New York. A lawyer for Amir […]

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Artificial Intelligence Ai in Cyber ​​Security Market 2022 Disclosure Latest Trends and Advancement Prospects 2028 – This is Ardee

The Artificial Intelligence Ai in Cyber ​​Security Market is globally one of the leading markets involving the development of innovative methods and an extremely categorized sector. After an in-depth examination conducted on the industries, the market report provides detailed information, based on the export and import related data along with the current industry trends in […]

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Teva Reaches Proposed Opioid Lawsuit Settlement

(Reuters) – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on Tuesday announced a proposed nationwide settlement that could resolve thousands of lawsuits over the drugmaker’s alleged role in the United States’ opioid epidemic. The proposal asks Teva to pay state and local governments up to $3.7 billion in cash over 13 years, plus a $1.2 billion contribution in naloxone, […]

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How well does your state protect payday loan borrowers?

How much a typical consumer pays to borrow small amounts of money — and whether that person is likely to be able to repay that loan within the allotted time — differs significantly from state to state. This variation largely results from whether or not state regulations limit the costs of small loans and require […]

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2022-07-25 | NYSE: DDL | Press release

New York, New York–(Newsfile Corp. – July 25, 2022) – Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (“Scott+Scott”), a global shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm, is investigating for whether Dingdong (Cayman) Ltd (“Dingdong” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DDL) and certain members of its management team have violated federal securities laws. If you purchased Dingdong securities as […]

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Cigno’s ‘greedy and evil’ payday lender’s cat-and-mouse game with ASIC continues

Laura Platt was in desperate need of money to repair her car when she saw an advertisement for Cigno, which offered “quick cash loans of up to $1,000”. Key points: ASIC has banned the types of loans offered by Cigno, but the company appears to have implemented a new loan model Cigno made $60 million […]

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Accurate Aviation Cybersecurity Market Size, Status and Outlook 2022 to 2028

Global aviation cybersecurity market size and forecast 2022 to 2028 The latest report on the Aviation cybersecurity Market offers a comprehensive market analysis. It gives a detailed study via qualitative insights, historical data and justifiable projections on the market size. The predictions included in the report have been derived using research methodologies and confirmed assumptions. […]

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FINEOS and New York Life Group Benefit Solutions Release Digital Transformation Case Study – InsuranceNewsNet

Developing an End-to-End, Future-Ready SaaS Core System Is Revolutionizing the Benefits Industry ATLANTE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The FINEOS Company (ASX: FCL), a leading global provider of end-to-end SaaS core systems, in partnership with New York Life Group Benefit Solutions1 (Group Benefit Solutions), today released a case study detailing how the companies merged their vision to create a modern […]

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GRAYDON: Production costs soaring, survey finds

Breadcrumb Links Columnists (FILES) This file photo taken December 4, 2015 shows a Canadian flag waving in front of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. Consumers in Canada paid 1.2% more for goods and services in July than a year earlier, as house prices and transportation costs rose, the government statistics agency […]

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CT consumers will get a refund from the payday loan collection agency

CONNECTICUT — The state’s banking department has reached a settlement with a consumer collection agency trying to collect payday loans that can’t be enforced in Connecticut. Connecticut-licensed consumer collection agencies cannot collect on small loans (less than $15,000) from unlicensed non-exempt lenders, including those affiliated with tribes. Small loans made to Connecticut consumers by licensed […]

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Delivery companies slammed for messing up orders – here’s how to fight back if things go wrong

FROM broken packages to months of waiting for an order, delivery nightmares cause major headaches for shoppers. Online shopping is booming, with sales soaring 63% last year, according to Barclaycard. 4 From broken packages to months of waiting for an order to be delivered, nightmares cause major headaches for shoppersCredit: Shutterstock But this week industry […]

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State election officials grapple with paper shortages, harassment and insider threats – Tennessee Lookout

MADISON, Wis. – Election officials from 33 states, meeting for a tightly-secured conference, have warned that upcoming election cycles will be affected by paper shortages and the potential for threats from inside election offices. The meeting of the National Association of State Election Officers this week was held under strict security precautions, given the continued […]

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Ship insurers navigate the unknown with Ukrainian grain risks

(Reuters) – A number of insurers are keen to cover grain shipments from Ukraine after a deal is struck to reopen Black Sea ports, although first shipments are expected to be weeks away, officials said. Friday from industry sources. Russia and Ukraine signed a historic agreement on Friday to reopen ports to grain exports, raising […]

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22 stock picks to buy now as recession risk rises: UBS

The economy appears to be slowing at an unprecedented rate and a recession could occur. Keith Parker, head of US equity strategy at UBS, shared his favorite stock sectors. Here are 22 stocks that UBS analysts are confident about, even as the economy weakens. Concerns about inflation at a four-decade high and weakening economic growth […]

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Amazon strikes $3.5 billion deal for One Medical in long march to US healthcare

July 21 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) agreed on Thursday to buy primary care provider One Medical (ONEM.O) for $3.49 billion, expanding the giant’s virtual healthcare e-commerce and adding physical doctors. ‘ offices for the first time. The all-cash deal would combine two relatively small players as Amazon continues a years-long march into U.S. healthcare, […]

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Governor Hochul Announces Launch of $30 Million Shared Services Program to Improve Cyber ​​Defenses in Counties Across the State

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of New York State’s $30 million Shared Services Program designed to help counties ensure the cybersecurity of government systems across the state, including tools protection against ransomware attacks. Today’s announcement complements the work of the state’s recently announced Joint Security Operations Center in Brooklyn, the nation’s first cyber […]

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How Website Accessibility Affects Blind and Disabled Consumers

Make your property websites ADA compliant and fully accessible to all visually impaired Americans. The accessibility of the website shows everyone that they matter and that their life experiences are represented. In a changing real estate market, Inman’s advice and expertise are never more valuable. From our events to our daily news coverage and hands-on […]

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ACCC and ASIC try to take down website for phishing and crypto scams – Security

Australia’s competition watchdog has teamed up with the business regulator to test automated takedowns of websites hosting phishing and other scams. The chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Gina Cass-Gottlieb, revealed the lawsuit at the Law Council of Australia’s 2022 consumer rights forum on Tuesday. The lawsuit, which began in late June, focuses […]

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Payday loan reform unlikely to qualify for Michigan ballot, state review finds

A Michigan ballot initiative to combat predatory lending is unlikely to appear before voters in November because it does not have enough valid signatures, the state’s Office of Elections found in a exam of petitions. Michiganders for Fair Lending, the only one of 10 legislative proposals to submit signatures this year, turned in 392,009 just […]

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Inflation is Small Business Owners’ Biggest Concern – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Rising costs have been a major concern for Americans. Inflation for all items (including food and energy) rose 8.6% from May 2021 to May 2022 – the biggest 12-month increase since the […]

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Live News: EU to double gas supplies to Azerbaijan to reduce reliance on Russia

July has become the month of unexpected plebiscites. First there’s the jaw-dropping: Britain’s ruling Conservative Party allowed a vote of confidence in itself on Monday. This ‘side show’, as the FT parliamentary team dubbed it last week, which is sure to be won by the ruling party, is best seen as an effort to instill […]

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Indonesia urges tech platforms to sign up to new licensing rules or risk being blocked

The Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS// Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JAKARTA, July 18 (Reuters) – Indonesia on Monday urged tech companies to register under new licensing rules or risk having their platforms blocked, with data showing that many big tech […]

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Expelled Delhi BJP spokesperson Naveen Jindal claims he attacked security vehicle outside house, police call it an accident

Excluded Delhi BJP Spokesperson Naveen Kumar Jindal claimed on Sunday that a group of men smashed the window of the Delhi Police PCR van which was parked outside his house as part of the extra security provided to him following alleged death threats following to his controversial remarks about the Prophet. However, police said it […]

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MetLife, Liberty Mutual, Allianz – InsuranceNewsNet

New Jersey, United States — (SBWIRE) — 07/16/2022 — The latest published study of the global mobile home insurance market by WADA Research assesses market size, trend and forecast till 2027. Mobile home insurance market research covers important research data and evidence to be a handy resource document for managers, analysts, industry experts and other […]

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Hidden fast food delivery price hike

Consumer NZ is warning hungry Kiwis to beware of the hidden costs of fast food delivered to your door, saying some businesses are tricking customers into raising the price of individual items if they are delivered. The consumer watchdog says Pizza Hut, Domino’s, KFC, Taco Bell, Carl’s Jr and some third-party delivery services like Uber […]

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Bipartisan Digital Assets Framework Bill Submitted to Congress

On June 7, 2022, Senators Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the highly anticipated Responsible Financial Innovation Act (the Bill), which aims to create the first comprehensive regulatory and bipartisan framework for digital assets. . The bill aims to establish legal clarity for regulators and industry and to protect consumers by providing a […]

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Cyber ​​Security Today – Friday, July 15, 2022 Quickbooks, credit cards and new data scams

Cyber ​​crooks use the KISS method – Keep it Simple… Quickbooks, Credit Cards and your supposedly anonymized data – things we think we know and trust are used in scams that not only evade technical detection and are so simple in concept that almost anyone could be fooled. I’m Jim Love, CIO of ITWC, publishers […]

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Allianz, AXA, MetLife – InsuranceNewsNet

New JerseyNew Jersey — (SBWIRE) — 07/15/2022 – Latest research study published by HTF MI “Global Commercial Property Insurance Market” with 100+ pages analysis on business strategy adopted by key and emerging players in the industry and provides know-how on current development market outlook, landscape, technologies, drivers, opportunities, market insight and status. Understanding the segments […]

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How inflation can hurt and help consumers, economists say

A person shops on March 10, 2022 in the Prospect Lefferts Garden neighborhood of Brooklyn. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images News | Getty Images Inflation hit a new 40-year high in June and policymakers are working feverishly to tame it – perhaps even risking recession to do so. Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal […]

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Can startups succeed in eliminating animals from the food chain?

Aviv Wolff has a rather heavy ambition: to eliminate animals from the human food chain. “We want to eliminate the need for animals in our food system in order to save resources, land and reduce emissions,” says Wolff, CEO and Founder of Remilk, a leading Israeli precision fermentation startup. And he is not alone in […]

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WithSecure creates a new unit to improve the cyber-resilience of companies

The increasingly tense global geopolitical situation has precipitated a worrying variety of cyberattacks targeting individuals, businesses, civil infrastructure and governments. These threats have gradually become abundant and sophisticated, leading WithSecure (formerly known as F-Secure Business) to create a new unit to help combat these adversaries. WithSecure Intelligence – WithIntel for short – combines threat research […]

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PSLBW Guest Speaker Addresses Florida Property Insurance Market – InsuranceNewsNet

PORT ST. LUCY – The state of Florida is in the midst of a home insurance crisis. All over the treasure coastresidents were shocked by the stickers after receiving their home insurance bills, reflecting a 10-50% increase in their premiums. Port St. Lucie Business Women member Kathy’s postCEO and owner of insurance post in Saint […]

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Chris Whitty will be honored for leading the nation through the Covid pandemic

Leading medical figure Professor Sir Chris Whitty, consumer expert Martin Lewis and Olympic diver Tom Daley are among those to be honored at an investiture ceremony. England’s chief medical officer Sir Chris, who has appeared on daily news broadcasts to the nation during the coronavirus pandemic, will be made a Knight Commander of the Order […]

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Miami payday lender ordered to pay $39 million to Venezuelan investors

Efrain Betancourt Jr., CEO of Sky Group USA, LLC, is pictured with his wife, Leidy Badillo Miami Archives Miami payday loan company must pay more than $39 million to hundreds of Venezuelan Americans in South Florida who lost some of their money after investing in the business, court order says a federal judge. Sky Group […]

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China targets Taiwanese psyche: experts

By Chen Yu-fu and Liu Tzu-hsuan/staff reporter, with a staff editor China’s cognitive warfare tactics against Taiwan include spreading anti-American and anti-Japanese messages to exhaust the psychological defenses of Taiwanese, an information warfare expert said yesterday. Shen Pao-yang (沈伯洋), assistant professor at National Taipei University’s Graduate School of Criminology, made the remarks during a forum […]

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Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP: Elephant Insurance Services, LLC Data Breach… | New

NEW YORK and SAN DIEGO, July 09. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP, a leading national consumer rights law firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of Elephant Insurance Services, LLC (“Elephant Insurance Services”) customers. On or about April 25, 2022, Elephant Insurance detected an apparent cyberattack […]

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Abe’s death raises security questions as Japan mourns

(PA) A senior police official admitted on Saturday to possible security breaches that allowed an assassin to fire his gun at former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he addressed a campaign rally, raising concerns questions about how the striker could get so close to him. Abe was shot dead in the western city of […]

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NLGIC, insurance subsidiary of Ominvest, partners with RSA ME to launch a new group

Oman – Following the signing of a sale and purchase agreement and a share exchange agreement in April 2022, and after obtaining the relevant regulatory and shareholder approvals, National Life & General Insurance Company SAOG (NLGIC), a flagship insurance subsidiary of Oman International Development and investment company SAOG (OMINVEST) has completed the strategic transaction which […]

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BBB talks payday lenders

BBB says stay independent of payday lender debt cycle Consumers can easily fall into the debt trap, especially as inflation appears to be eroding purchasing power. Payday loans can be attractive when you’re on the downside of the debt cycle, but your Better Business Bureau (BBB) ​​advises extreme caution. Take a few moments to think […]

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Efforts have begun to eradicate giant African snails in Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Invasive giant African land snails that can eat building plaster and stucco, consume hundreds of plant varieties and carry diseases that affect humans have been detected again in Florida, where officials said on Thursday that work had begun to eradicate the pests. The snails, which grow up to 8 inches […]

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Central Consumer Protection Authority scraps service charge on food, Tricity restaurateurs speak out

Sheet metal The Central Consumer Protection Authority has announced that no restaurant and hotel can levy service charges on customers’ food bills. “They must clearly inform the consumer that service charges are voluntary, optional and at the discretion of the consumer,” the CCPA guidelines state. The authority even allows customers to complain to the National […]

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JAB’s Pinnacle Pet Group expands with acquisition of Veterfina’s European pet insurance business

AMSTERDAM & LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JAB Holding Company (“JAB”) is pleased to announce the signing of a definitive agreement whereby Pinnacle Pet Group (“PPG”) will acquire 100% of the shares of Veterfina Verzekeringsmaatschappij NV and its European subsidiaries (” Veterfina”), one of the largest and fastest growing pet insurance companies, headquartered in the Netherlands. The transaction is […]

Consumer services

Florida agriculture officials working to eradicate invasive fruit fly spotted in Pinellas County

Officials are working to get rid of invasive fruit flies Catherine Hawley reports ST. PETERSBURG, Florida. – Florida authorities are moving quickly to eradicate an invasive and exotic fruit fly spotted in Pinellas County. Residents of St. Petersburg and Pinellas Park are urged to exercise caution with any fruits or vegetables growing on your property. […]

Online security

Introducing the Marketplace of Ideas – GOV.UK

The Ideas Marketplace is an online collaboration platform for innovators to discuss, collaborate and share ideas to address defense and security challenges The Ideas Marketplace allows innovators to pitch their ideas to a range of government stakeholders and end users The Defense and Security Accelerator (DASA) is pleased to launch the market of ideas. The […]

Business insurance

Companies buy kidnapping insurance for senior executives

Some companies, including multinationals in Nigeria, take out kidnapping insurance for their senior executives, BusinessDay has learned. This is in response to the growing insecurity across the country, where many people have been kidnapped by bandits demanding payment of a ransom in millions of naira. According to the SBM Intelligence report, an average of 13 […]

Consumer services

Runway Growth Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:RWAY) Receives Consensus “Buy” Recommendation From Analysts

Runway Growth Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:RWAY – Get Rating) earned an average “Buy” recommendation from the eight research firms that currently cover the company, Marketbeat reports. Seven analysts rated the stock with a buy recommendation. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that updated their coverage on the stock in the past year is $15.25. A […]

Consumer rights

CENTENNIAL RESOURCE DEVELOPERS – GuruFocus.com

NEW YORK, June 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (“Scott+Scott”), an international firm specializing in securities and consumer rights litigation, reminds investors that it is investigating whether the directors of Centennial Resource Development, Inc. (“Centennial”) (CDEV) breached their fiduciary duties to their shareholders by approving a merger with Colgate Energy Partners […]

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NIMASA seeks stakeholder collaboration on security

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Friday called for collective stakeholder collaboration on safety in the maritime sector. Dr. Bashir Jamoh, Director General of NIMASA, made the call during a one-day sensitization workshop organized by the Agency, in collaboration with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Agency National Emergency Management […]

Consumer finance

More UK households are turning to high-cost lenders, charity says | Borrowing & debt

Struggling British households are increasingly turning to high-cost lenders as the cost of living crisis prevents them from paying their bills, anti-poverty charities have warned. It comes as subprime lender Amigo, which agreed to pay compensation to customers sold unaffordable loans, revealed plans to launch using a new brand called RewardRate. She wants to offer […]

Business insurance

U.S. Property Reinsurance Renewals Show Strong Increases: Gallagher Re

According to a report released Friday by Gallagher Re, the reinsurance business of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Reinsurance renewals in the United States nationwide have seen rate increases ranging from 5% to 15% for no-loss accounts to 20% to 40% for catastrophe-exposed and loss-affected accounts. In Florida, increases started at 5% to 15% for […]

Consumer services

Caterer Sodexo to revamp its main unit to boost sales

The logo of French catering services and facilities management group Sodexo is seen at the company’s headquarters in Issy-les-Moulineaux near Paris, France, November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 1 (Reuters) – French catering and catering group Sodexo (EXHO.PA) announced on Friday a reorganization of its main […]

Consumer rights

Hagens Berman: Android app developers win $90 million settlement in antitrust lawsuit over Google’s App Store policies

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A class of Android app developers represented by plaintiffs’ rights law firm Hagens Berman today won a $90 million settlement in a class action lawsuit alleging that Google violated antitrust laws and harmed developers through anti-competitive policies governing the Google Play Store. Hagens Berman was the first to file a class action lawsuit […]

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Modern Security Interoperability for the Atomized Network

Modern Security Interoperability for the Atomized Network By Dan RamasvamiVice President Field Engineering Our approach to securing the atomized network is simpler, more efficient and more durable than conventional methods. So, you shouldn’t be surprised to learn that we’re taking a similar approach to addressing integration across the entire security stack itself, which is becoming […]

Business insurance

Flightmare: Thousands of flights canceled, delayed, do you need insurance?

Citigroup airline analyst Stephen Trent assesses the industry after United cut flights to Newark by 12% and a pilot shortage looms on ‘The Claman Countdown’. Flight disruptions have become the new norm this season as the airline industry faces several headwinds, most notably, ongoing staff shortages as well as weather and air traffic control constraints. […]

Consumer rights

Blogger’s Park: Why Celebrities Can’t Escape Responsibility

Manisha Kapoor Picture this: Katrina Kaif relaxing in Relaxo chappals at home or Aishwarya Rai Bachchan counting seetis while cooking arhar dal in a Prestige pressure cooker. When you see an advertisement with these visuals, you will pick up on the subliminal message conveyed by the advertisement that the celebrity endorses the product and that […]

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Cyber ​​Security and Indian Cyber ​​Laws

Cybersecurity is an abstract concept comprising everything from desktop computers to smartphones, software, web and mobile applications, clouds, servers and all the infrastructure supporting vital business processes. The increasing interaction between people and technology-based services has led to the evolution of cyberspace, where people can store any type of information (in various forms) and interact […]

Business insurance

Surety bond policy model sought to get insurers out of limbo

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has asked IRDAI to develop a model bond product in consultation with general insurers, so that the new line of business can start. Rules and regulations for surety bonds, as prepared by the Indian government and IRDAI, have already been in place since April 1, it said. The […]

Consumer services

SevenBridge Financial Group LLC sells 197 shares of American Express (NYSE:AXP)

SevenBridge Financial Group LLC cut its stake in American Express (NYSE:AXP) by 15.5% in the first quarter, according to the company in its latest 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund held 1,076 shares of the payment services company after selling 197 shares during the period. SevenBridge Financial Group LLC’s holdings in […]