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Stocks in the news: Tata Consumer, Apollo Tyres, Inox Green Energy, Can Fin Homes and more

Stock indices closed higher on Wednesday amid buying at bank tellers and a firm trend in global markets. Extending the gains for the second consecutive session, Sensex gained 91.62 points or 0.15% to finish at 61,510.58. During the day, the index jumped 361.94 points or 0.58% to 61,780.90. Nifty rose 23.05 points or 0.13% to […]

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New privacy laws in 2023 – review of draft regulations in Colorado

November 23, 2022 – Data privacy has been a hot topic throughout 2022. As businesses prepare for 2023, they need to be prepared for upcoming national privacy laws in states such as California and Colorado. In a previous article, (“New Privacy Laws in 2023 – Given Draft Regulations”, Reuters Legal News, November 16, 2022) (https://reut.rs/3VnfgqD), […]

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Impact of the Cloud on Cyber ​​Threat Visibility and Landscape

SINGAPORE, November 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In recent times, despite initial cybersecurity concerns, the benefits of agility and scalability that cloud computing enables, especially during the pandemic lockdowns of previous years, outweigh the security and performance risks. Vladimir M. Yordanov, Senior Director of Solutions Engineering for Gigamon Asia Pacific and Japan A study commissioned by […]

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AM Best comments on the credit ratings of the insurance subsidiaries of Nassau Financial Group, LP following the announcement of the acquisition of Delaware Life Insurance Company of New York

OLDWICK, NJ–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best stated that the credit ratings (ratings) of The Nassau Companies of New York, Inc. and its insurance subsidiaries, Nassau Life Insurance Company (New York, NY), Nassau Life and Annuity Company (Hartford, CT) and Nassau Life Insurance Company of Kansas (Overland Park, KS) (collectively referred to as the Nassau Insurance Group [Nassau]), […]

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Which internet security suite is the best?

In our age of cyber addiction, it has never been more crucial to have a reliable form of antivirus software installed on your devices. But the antivirus market is now huge, and it’s hard to decide which provider is right for you. So let’s compare two major antivirus programs, McAfee and Norton, to see which […]

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AM Best revises outlook to stable for Western Pacific Mutual Insurance Company, a risk retention group

OLDWICK, NJ–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best revised the outlook from negative to stable and affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and the long-term issuer credit rating of “a-” (Excellent) of Western Pacific Mutual Insurance Company, A Risk Retention Group (WPMIC) (Littleton, CO). The credit ratings (ratings) reflect the strength of WPMIC’s balance sheet, which AM […]

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Booming segments of the payday loan market; Investors looking for stunning growth: Speedy Cash, OppLoans, Ace Cash Express, Money Mart

This press release was originally issued by SBWire NJ New Jersey, United States — (SBWIRE) – 11/17/2022 – The latest published Payday Loans Market Research has assessed the future growth potential of the Payday Loans market and provides useful insights and statistics on the structure and size of the market. The report aims to provide […]

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US agricultural agency proposes increased nutritional benefits for families

November 17 (Reuters) – Mothers and children who benefit from a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) nutrition program could spend more money on a wider range of groceries under changes proposed in the program introduced by the USDA on Thursday. The changes to the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program — which serves more than […]

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What are your passenger rights in space?

Comment this story Comment If you dreamed of a spaceflight on Blue Origin, SpaceX or Virgin Galactic, you may have wondered about your passenger rights once you leave Earth. Me too. Passenger rights in space sound like a science fiction problem. But it may not be as far as it seems. Several recent surveys have […]

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Essential security tips for online savings accounts – Flux Magazine

Al Woods words Online banking and savings has become an increasingly popular way to manage finances. With the convenience of online banking, you can access your money anywhere, anytime. Unfortunately, there is no completely secure online banking experience. Therefore, it is important to keep your security in mind when opening an account. Access your account […]

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Around 40% of SAs think it’s okay to lie about insurance claims and income, new survey finds

Around 40% of South Africans surveyed by a global data analytics company see nothing wrong with lying about their income or insurance claims. The desire to exaggerate income when applying for a mobile phone contract is the most common. Many respondents also see nothing wrong with inflating the value of the property in an insurance […]

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Egyptian consumer finance startup Blnk raises $32 million

Egyptian consumer finance startup Blnk has raised US$32 million in debt and equity funding to further develop its AI-powered lending infrastructure and fund its rapidly growing client portfolio. Co-founded in 2021 by Amr Sultan and Tarek Elsheikh, Flash is an AI-enabled digital consumer finance platform that provides merchants with instant credit onboarding and underwriting technology […]

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“I’m new to online shopping. What should I watch out for?”

QI have a smaller gift budget for Christmas than last year. I hope to get my groceries early so I don’t overspend on impulse purchases on Christmas Eve. I plan to shop on the internet on November 25th for Black Friday to get some good deals. However, I haven’t bought much online before and I […]

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Cybersecurity Awareness Day Observed at DIU

Guests and officials of Daffodil International University on Saturday inaugurate programs in observance of Cybersecurity Awareness Day 2022 in observance of International Cybersecurity Month at the university’s Cybersecurity Center at Daffodil Smart City in Ashulia, Dhaka. – Press release Daffodil International University Cyber ​​Security Center observed Cyber ​​Security Awareness Day 2022 at Daffodil Smart City […]

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Custodian GMD Wins Almond Insurance Industry Business Award | The Guardian Nigeria News

Group Managing Director (GMD) of Custodian and Investment Plc., Wole Oshin, has won the 2022 Almond Insurance Industry Business Award For Excellence. The award recognizes individuals with a proven track record of professional brilliance, pioneering, innovation and integrity in the country. The recipients of the award are men and women who have contributed to the […]

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Alibaba Group (BABA) set to announce quarterly results on Thursday

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA – Get Rating) will release quarterly earnings data ahead of market open Thursday, November 17. Analysts expect the company to report earnings of $1.37 per share for the quarter. Individuals wishing to register for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. Alibaba Group shares fall 4.8% BABA opened […]

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Virtual rights for virtual goods?

Did you know? The term implied in a contract for the sale of goods that the goods supplied shall be of “merchantable quality” may not apply to “digital goods”. In Hong Kong, there are various laws that protect consumers by involving certain terms in contracts for the sale of goods. For example, if the contract […]

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VMware adds more security for various cloud workloads

VMware has added more security features to its upcoming on-demand multi-cloud networking and security service called Northstar, which it previewed at its August VMware Explore 2022 conference. VMware then said that Northstar will provide a central console to enable networking and security services on private clouds and VMware Cloud deployments that run on public clouds. […]

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Closing the consumer-producer gap with expert advisory services – Eurasia Review

A new European project – COREnet – will strengthen links between advisors, farmers and consumers and promote short sustainable food supply chains. Short food supply chains (SFSC) enable more inclusive, resilient and sustainable food systems. Yet institutional and regulatory barriers and gaps in farmer knowledge prevent SFSCs from growing in the market. To overcome these […]

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“Cybersecurity must be preventive”

Hargobinder Singh Dhaliwal, an IPS officer from the 1997 group, is best known for solving the case of the murder of Sidhu Moosewala in 2022. HGS Dhaliwal, as he is popularly known, is the head of the special cell of the Delhi counter-terrorism unit. He also leads the cybercell. In an exclusive interview with Anjali […]

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CO-OPERATORS GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2022 RESULTS

This quarterly earnings press release should be read in conjunction with our unaudited third quarter 2022 condensed consolidated interim financial statements and our 2021 MD&A and Annual Report which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Unless otherwise indicated, all amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars. GUELPH, ON, November 4, 2022 /CNW/ – Co-operators General Insurance […]

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H&R Block Q1 2023 Earnings: EPS Exceeds Expectations

H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) First Quarter 2023 Results Main financial results Revenue: 180.0m USD (down 6.6% compared to 1Q 2022). Net loss: $167.4 million (expanded loss of 11% compared to 1Q 2022). Loss of $1.05 per share (further deteriorated from loss of $0.84 in 1Q 2022). NYSE: HRB Earnings and Revenue Growth November 3, 2022 All […]

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INVESTIGATION ALERT: Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Investigate Directors and Officers of TuSimple Holdings Inc. for Breach of Fiduciary Duty – TSP

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 and officers of TuSimple Holdings Inc. ( “TuSimple”) (NASDAQ: TSP) breached their fiduciary duties to TuSimple and its shareholders. If you are a TuSimple shareholder, you can contact attorney Joe Pettigrew for […]

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James Paterson’s cyber hard line undermined by site overrun

A pro-Israel organization and political donation vehicle run by shadow cybersecurity minister James Paterson had its website overrun with ads for steroids, potency pills and spyware for a year in his knowledge. The staunchly hawkish senator is a co-boss and founder of the “Network of Liberal Party Members, Friends and Allies who Support Israel,” an […]

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AIG’s third-quarter profit slumps on hurricane costs and lower returns

(Reuters) – American International Group Inc reported a more than 39% drop in quarterly profits on Tuesday as investment income fell more than $1 billion and losses from Hurricane Ian spiked disaster bills. Industry experts expect losses from the storm that hit parts of Florida and South Carolina in September, which risk modeling firm Verisk […]

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Why an Oklahoma family business is fighting the Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has set its sights on a small Oklahoma company. Despite Leachco Inc.’s excellent safety record, the CPSC says its baby pillow is a safety hazard. But the bureau’s narrative is aggressive, and its actions violate the Constitution’s separation of powers at every step. In 1988, Jamie and Clyde Leach […]

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Cyber ​​minister needed as attacks surge, security expert says

New Zealand needs a dedicated cybersecurity minister, says industry expert, on back of healthcare provider hack. A cyberattack siphoned data and patient information from the Pinnacle Health Network on September 28 and uploaded it to the dark web. Attacks are on the rise around the world, said CyberCX Executive Director of Security Testing and Assurance […]

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Experts task insurers and brokers with adopting technology in business processes

Experts have called on insurance companies as well as brokers to adopt information technology (IT) in their business processes to have a huge impact on the economy. Experts, who spoke at the 60th Anniversary Grand Ball and Honor Night of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) in Ikeja, Lagos on Wednesday, noted that […]

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AwanBiru Technology Berhad 2022 Annual Results: Exceeds Expectations

AwanBiru Technology Berhad (KLSE:AWANTEC) 2022 Annual Results Main financial results Revenue: RM90.3 million (down 14% from FY2021). Net Profit: RM4.42 million (compared to a loss of RM6.35 million in FY2021). Profit margin: 4.9% (up from FY2021 net loss). The shift to profitability was driven by lower expenses. EPS: RM0.006 (compared to a loss of RM0.009 […]

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Court ruling on payday loans could impact mortgage markets

Signage at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Headquarters in Washington, DC andrew kelly | Reuters A court last week threw out a regulation drafted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for payday lenders, saying the agency’s funding was unconstitutional and therefore lacked the ability to curb the industry. The United States Court of Appeals […]

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Monthly TCPA Digest — October 2022 – Dodd-Frank, Consumer Protection Act

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. We are pleased to present our latest Monthly TCPA Summary, providing information and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In this issue’s regulatory update, we discuss a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from the […]

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This Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Simple Tips Keep Small Businesses Safe Online

Some of the guide’s key tips include: Multi-factor authentication (MFA) One of the easiest and most effective ways to protect against unauthorized access, MFA is a security measure that requires two or more proofs of identity. For example, in addition to providing a password, a user must also use an authenticator app and/or fingerprint. MFA […]

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China Life Insurance Company Limited Change of Head of Finance

BEIJING, October 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors (the “Plank“) of China Life Insurance Company Limited (the “Company” Where “Life in China“) (NYSE: LFC; SSE: 601628; HKSE: 2628) today announced that due to the adjustment of working arrangements, Ms. Huang Xiumei has submitted her resignation to the Board of Directors as Chief finances […]

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Payday loans have skyrocketed as the cost of living crisis rages – and they’re better disguised than ever

Although it may seem the the popularity of payday loans is on the decline, in fact they are still in high demand – just cleverly disguised. Short term, high interest loans have instead taken their place, with more and more people turning to such programs to pay their bills as the cost of living continues […]

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Dental Services Market Revenue, Major Players, Consumption Trends, Analysis and Forecast to 2027 – IndustryARC

Market Research Reports, Business Advisory Services and Analytics Steady economic development and accelerating urbanization across the world is expected to drive the dental services market HYDERABAD, TELANGANA, INDIA, Oct. 26, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The dental services market size is expected to reach $570 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.2% during the period […]

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Delayed 36 hours, flyers prepare for legal action

Some passengers who flew Lufthansa from Frankfurt to Bangalore on October 18 are bracing for legal action as they arrived 36 hours late and after a long ordeal. German airline Lufthansa flight LH 754 was diverted to Istanbul, Turkey, due to a medical emergency shortly after takeoff. About four hours later, the passengers were disembarked […]

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Opening of a new cybersecurity center to protect public service IT systems

A new security center which will protect the Northern Ireland civil service from cyber attacks has officially opened in Belfast (Peter Byrne/PA) (PA Media) A new center that will protect the Northern Ireland civil service from cyber attacks has officially opened. The Belfast facility is operated by BT after the company won a £6.3million Stormont […]

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Hartford got a $6.1 million judgment in a hepatitis case

A federal district court in Virginia awarded a unit of Hartford Financial Services Inc. a $6.1 million judgment in damages, prejudgment interest, and attorneys’ fees and costs in connection with frozen strawberries that led to a hepatitis epidemic in 2016. The frozen strawberries, which were used in smoothies served at Atlanta’s Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchises, […]

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Pennsylvania Deer-Car Collision Claims Highest in Nation: Analysis

PENNSYLVANIA – Fall doesn’t just bring beautifully changing scenery to Pennsylvania’s highways and roads, it also brings out the deer. And the mix of cars and deer on the road can not only be costly, but also deadly. From mid-October to mid-December, the mating season pushes thousands of deer to new territories and often onto […]

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Formula 1 and Walt Disney extend ESPN deal until 2025

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Liberty Media-owned Formula One and The Walt Disney Company announced on Saturday an extension of their broadcast partnership, keeping the sport on ESPN networks in the United States until 2025 . The new three-year deal includes extended direct-to-consumer rights, with details yet to be announced, and more races than […]

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Introducing National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: FBI Ransomware Briefing

October 24, 2022 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. About this event October is designated as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This aims to raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity in ensuring that every American has the resources they need to stay safer online, while increasing the nation’s resilience to cyber threats. In recognition of Cybersecurity […]

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ICICI Prudential shares: Buy ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company, target price Rs 535: Kotak Securities

Kotak Securities Limited has a buy call with a target price of Rs 535. The current market price of . is Rs 512.5. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd., incorporated in 2000, is a large capitalization company (having a market capitalization of Rs 73872.29 Crore) operating in the financial services sector. The main products/revenue segments […]

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Virginia Beach poker room closes again

A Virginia Beach poker room has temporarily closed – again. The Beach Poker Room, which previously closed in July, just celebrated its reopening in September. “Due to many unfortunate circumstances…Beach Poker Room is temporarily (sic) closed,” the company said on its Facebook page this month. “We are all very grateful for the support you have […]

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Personal loans near me | Loans for bad credit

Personal loans near me Get 100% cash advance online even with bad credit. The best service for fast loans! Personal loans near me You can get bad credit loans online from your local bank or credit union, and cash is the fastest way to turn short-term debt into long-term income. Quick Cash Loans Instant and […]

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Medical debt crushes hard-working American families | Opinion

By Donna Christensen We are in the midst of a national crisis affecting the lives of over 100 million Americans, including people right here in my home state of Colorado. This crisis is worsening racial disparities in health and wealth. This prevents some Americans from saving for retirement and others from investing in their children’s […]

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Cisco and the University of Canberra will jointly tackle the cybersecurity skills shortage

Global networking giant Cisco has partnered with the University of Canberra to address the cybersecurity skills shortage, with a focus on defense and critical infrastructure. A Cisco statement said the partnership would expand the National Industry Innovation Network, which focuses on how digital technologies can help meet Australia’s economic and social challenges. “Cybersecurity is a […]

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Losses from hurricanes could dampen ILS market: Fitch

As investors in insurance-related stocks take stock of the damage wrought in Florida by Category 4 Hurricane Ian, mounting losses could lead them to look elsewhere for yield, according to a report released Tuesday by Fitch Ratings. Inc. Such an outflow of capital would put additional pressure on an already tightening supply, according to Fitch. […]

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Payday loans are debt traps for millions of Australians: Report

These “predatory” loans were taken out by around 1.77 million Australian households and generated around $550 million in net profits for the lenders. Payday Loans (also called Small Amount Credit Agreements or SACCs) are high cost quick loans of up to $2,000 for a period of 16 days to one year. The report revealed that […]

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Inmar Intelligence highlights the national need for

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, Oct. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inmar Intelligence, a data and technology company, today announced that it will host its fifth consumer drug take-back event in the part of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible way to […]

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Prosecution of dishonest traders required

Commerce Secretary Tapan Kanti Ghosh on Sunday called for criminal prosecution of dishonest traders. “Criminal cases are not filed as they require the approval of the Chief Executive [of Directorate of National Consumers’ Right Protection]. I believe that criminal charges should be filed for major crimes,” the secretary said during the public hearing organized by […]

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Cybersecurity spending expected to hit $188 billion: Gartner

Spending on information security and risk management is expected to grow 11.3% to more than $188.3 billion in 2023, according to a Gartner report. Cybersecurity spending in 2022 is expected to increase by 14.3% to $169.156 billion. This indicates that cybersecurity spending growth next year will be slightly lower than 2022. Cybersecurity verticals Spending on […]

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Life insurance take-up increases due to economic uncertainty

Amid the challenges and slow recovery of the economy, individuals and households are turning to life insurance for protection of future income and dependents. Some consumers say they decided to purchase insurance for long-term savings and capital accumulation, which could be used for future purposes, child education protection and maintenance in the event of the […]

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Central Bank of Ireland launches review of its 2012 Consumer Protection Code | Hogan Lovells

On October 3, 2022, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) announced that it was carrying out a thorough review of the Consumer Protection Code 2012 (Code) and published a discussion paper calling for comments and views consumers and stakeholders on the main topics of discussion. before reviewing and publishing proposed revisions to the Code. What […]

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Why does Martin Lewis have a CBE?

MARTIN LEWIS is an English financial journalist who founded MoneySavingExpert.com. But why did the journalist and financial expert receive a CBE? 1 Martin Lewis has featured as a ‘money saving expert’ on several programs including Good Morning Britain1 credit Why does Martin Lewis have a CBE? On October 10, 2022, Martin tweeted that he had […]

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Liquid Intelligent Technologies tackles cybersecurity attacks and urges stakeholders to remain vigilant

The Chronicle Trade correspondent AS the world marks Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, tech giant Liquid Intelligent Technologies has called on local businesses to put cybersecurity at the heart of their business operations amid rising cyberattacks in Zimbabwe and in the world. Speaking at the launch of its latest cybersecurity solution, DDoS Secure, in Harare […]

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Acova Insurance Agency Inc. offers a variety of small business insurance in Southgate and Taylor, Michigan

Acova Insurance Agency Inc offers a dynamic range of commercial insurance coverage options. This press release was originally issued by Release Wire Lincoln Park, Mich. — (Release Wire) – 10/11/2022 – Acova Insurance Agency Inc. is a Michigan-based insurance agency. Through this, people can invest in business, car, tenant and home insurance in Wyandotte and […]

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MM View: As Liz Truss goes bankrupt, can financial services also seize the moment?

Michael Klimes – Artwork by Dan Murrell Something big happened just before this number Money Marketing went to press, as new Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng presented a “mini-budget” that turned out to be huge. With this act, he demonstrated a classic British tradition: understatement. In a single speech, Kwarteng introduced the biggest tax cut in decades, […]

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Why should Martin Lewis return his OBE?

Good Morning Britain star Martin Lewis has stunned his Twitter followers after revealing he was forced to surrender his OBE after ‘withdrawing it’. The financial journalist and TV personality has become a regular on-screen face, delivering his top money-saving tips on the show. Martin, who is also The founder of MoneySavingExpert.comwas awarded the Officer of […]

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GTA Online Players Furious That Crews Are Being ‘Stolen’ After Rockstar Security Breach

Ryan Lemay ❘ Posted: 2022-10-10T20:37:14 ❘ Updated: 2022-10-10T20:37:34 GTA Online players stand behind the banned user. Rockstar Games has had its hand full of security issues, and an online GTA breach only adds to the concerns. On September 18, a Massive GTA 6 leak included over 90 videos revealing the game’s location and gameplay features. […]

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IQUW Taps Carpenter’s Fisher as President; Consilium grabs 6 for Ed Broking’s financial lines; Aon Commercial Risk Solutions promotes 2 in the EMEA region

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Consilium, IQUW and Aon Commercial Risk Solutions in the EMEA region. A summary of these new hires and promotions follows here. IQUW taps former Carpenter Exec Fisher as chairman P&C and Specialty re/insurer IQUW announced the appointment of an industry director Kevin Fisher as president. Kevin […]

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Odd Burger Corporation (CVE:ODD) Insiders Recoup Some Losses But Stay Within C$30,000 of Matching Initial Investment

Some of the losses incurred by insiders who purchased C$600,000 of Odd Burger Corporation (CVE:ODD) shares over the past year have recovered after the stock rose 12% over the past week. The purchase, however, proved to be a costly gamble, with losses currently totaling CA$30,000. Although we would never suggest that investors base their decisions […]

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Network Security Firewall Market Expected to Grow USD 3.04 Billion Between 2021 and 2026, Growing Cloud Adoption and BYOD Implementation to Drive Market Growth

NEW YORK, October 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The global network security firewall market the size should increase by $3.04 billion from 2021 to 2026, to a CAGR of 12.05%. Rising cloud adoption and BYOD implementation, need for network security and privacy, and advent of next-generation network security technologies are some of the major factors propelling […]

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Cerity partners with Thimble to offer a full suite of insurance products and solutions for small business owners

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cerity®a digital provider of workers’ compensation insurance policies, has partnered with Thimble® to provide small business owners with a full range of easy-to-access insurance solutions to protect their employees and businesses. Cerity is part of Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG). Navigating business insurance needs can be complicated and frustrating for a small business, […]

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Disconnection from public service: PUC approves new customer protection | New

The Oregon Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved rule revisions intended to strengthen protections for low-income energy customers at risk of being disconnected from service due to nonpayment. The rules are specific to Oregon investor-owned energy utilities, including Portland General Electric, PacifiCorp, Idaho Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural and Avista. The PUC has approved the […]

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Warning to motorists in the United Arab Emirates regarding vehicle mileage fraud

Motorists are warned against rogue traders who falsify vehicle mileage to drive up selling prices. A car service center in the United Arab Emirates has shown how easy it can be to recall an odometer, prompting experts to sound the alarm to potential customers looking for a bargain. A popular video on social media from […]

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The victims of these online scammers lacked a key security feature. Don’t make the same mistake

Image: Getty/LaylaBird There has been a sharp increase in business email compromise (BEC) attacks and most victims work in organizations that were not using multi-factor authentication (MFA) to secure their accounts. BEC attacks are one of the most lucrative forms of cybercrime: according to the FBI, total combined losses exceed $43 billion, with attacks reported […]

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Arthur J. Gallagher sets his sights on M&T Insurance Agency

Re/insurance brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher has announced plans to acquire M&T Insurance Agency, a Buffalo, New York-based provider of risk management and employee benefits consulting services. The company said in a statement that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire the indirect subsidiary of M&T Bank Corporation. As part of the transaction, Gallagher will […]

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First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE:FCF) Brief Interest Update

First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE:FCF – Get Rating) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 15, there was short interest totaling 2,780,000 shares, an increase of 21.4% from the total of 2,290,000 shares as of August 31. Based on an average daily trading volume of 418,800 shares, […]

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EU wants to blame companies for harmful AI

The new bill, called the AI ​​Liability Directive, will add teeth to EU AI law, which is expected to become EU law around the same time. The AI ​​law would require additional checks for “high-risk” uses of AI that have the most potential to harm people, including policing, recruitment or healthcare systems. The new Liability […]

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Busy agenda of cybersecurity leaders lined up for Egress Human Activated Risk Summit

LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIIRE / September 30, 2022 / Egress, the leading intelligent email security provider, has announced its annual report Human Activated Risk Summit, an event organized by and for cybersecurity leaders. The virtual summit, which takes place on October 5 and is free for registrants, analyzes the expectations of cybersecurity buyers and vendors […]

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Get Payday Loans No Guaranteed Approval No Credit Check

Keeping your credit history in the good credit score range can be difficult. This makes it difficult to get a loan, as it usually requires good credit. This is why no credit check loans favor people with bad credit. Lenders who offer these loans do not consider your credit score when approving loans. With today’s […]

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PG&E officials reach $117 million settlement for California wildfires

(Reuters) – A $117 million settlement has been reached with former PG&E Corp executives and directors. who were charged in a lax public service safety oversight lawsuit ahead of the 2017 North Bay and 2018 Camp fires, two of California’s most destructive wildfires. . The settlement was announced Thursday by the PG&E Fire Victim Trust, […]

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How to find the best payday loan provider in South Africa

Savings. Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya: https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-love-people-woman-9929281/ If you are looking for a payday loan in South Africa, it is important to compare different providers to find the best deal. How to find the best payday loan provider in South Africa There are a few things to consider when looking for the best payday loan provider […]

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Versace chooses Board to transform retail planning | New

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 29, 2022– Board, the world’s leading provider of smart planning solutions that help organizations plan smarter – enabling actionable insights and better results, today announced that Versace, the Italian fashion house that symbolizes luxury around the world , chose Board to transform its retail planning. The Versace group distributes its products via a […]

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Des Moines-based EMC Insurance Co. announces planned job cuts of 65 jobs

EMC Insurance Cos. will cut some jobs next year by shutting down a line of business. The Des Moines-based insurer said in a press release on Tuesday that executives had decided to exit the reinsurance business, costing 65 workers their jobs. The company declined to say how many of those positions were in central Iowa, […]

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Vistara is the only Indian airline in the Global Top 20. The CEO reveals how they did it

Vistara made it into the top 20 airlines in the world for the year 2022, and it is the only Indian airline on the list. At home in India, Vistara is the top choice among travelers anyway, after low-cost carrier Indigo. We sat down to chat with Vistara CEO Vinod Kannan. The aviation industry has […]

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Noem gets over half a million dollars in free travel, courtesy of Mike Lindell, Payday Lenders… – Dakota Free Press

Bob Mercer digs into Kristi Noem’s federal PAC reports and finds that the Governor of South Dakota received over half a million dollars in free travel in 17 months: June 28, 2022 – $8,000 Falcon Air, Raleigh North Carolina. (Noem Victory Fund) June 27, 2022 – $3,610 (in-kind) Select Management Resources, Alpharetta, Georgia. (Noem Victory […]

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Consumer rights at the top of the ministry’s agenda

THE government regards the effective protection of consumer rights as vital and therefore places it at the top of the agenda of the Ministry of Industrialization and Trade. So said Industrialization and Trade Minister Lucia Iipumbu in Windhoek on Thursday during a meeting to raise awareness, share and deliberate on issues of mutual commercial and […]

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NY introduces sweeping children’s privacy bill to make kids safer online

A new bill to keep kids safe online has been introduced in the New York State Senate, and it could require social media companies to implement a slew of safety features, including ban on advertising for young people and exploiting their data, if adopted. The legislation, introduced Friday by State Sen. Andrew Gounardes (D-Brooklyn), is […]

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Piramal and Zurich Insurance jointly tender for Reliance General Insurance

The Piramal Group and Zurich Insurance, which had filed separate bids for the general insurance business of the bankrupt Reliance Capital, have decided to form a joint venture to bid on Reliance General Insurance Company (RGIC). Piramal and Zurich will each own 50% of the proposed special purpose vehicle (SPV). The SPV would make […]

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Predatory payday loan companies and fraudsters thrive amid uneven laws and stolen data, new BBB research finds

As consumers lost their jobs and struggled to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, many have turned to payday loans and other short-term solutions, with an increase in solutions in line. This has not only allowed predatory lenders to thrive – many borrowers still face exorbitant interest rates and opaque fees – but has […]

Consumer services

Is Ark Restaurants (NASDAQ:ARKR) a risky investment?

Howard Marks said it well when he said that, rather than worrying about stock price volatility, “the possibility of permanent loss is the risk I worry about…and that every practical investor that I know is worried”. So it may be obvious that you need to take debt into account when thinking about the risk of […]

Consumer rights

It’s time to repeal the law that allows the sale of municipal water systems | News, Sports, Jobs

Bucks County officials were absolutely right not to sell their system to a private company (like the borough of Lewistown was). Now lawmakers must repeal the measure known as Bill 12. Bucks County commissioners were right to reverse the proposed $1.1 billion sale of the county’s sewage system to a private company. Other […]

Online security

DPU solution could be a game-changer for VMware’s network and application security model

VMware Inc. announced an intriguing development on the security front at its recent annual conference. The virtualization pioneer has unveiled an enhancement for its NSX networking platform that takes advantage of data processing unit acceleration using intelligent network interface controllers. Behind the technical jargon of VMware’s announcement lies a simple reality: the DPU has the […]

Consumer finance

10 Best Payday Loans No Credit Check With Guaranteed Approval

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Consumer services

Inside TransLink’s new Customer Service Center at Waterfront Station

Downtown Vancouver’s Waterfront Station, Metro Vancouver’s busiest transit hub, is getting a new TransLink Customer Service Centre. The Customer Service Center is in a hard-to-miss spot – visible and accessible from the large interior lobby, just east of Starbucks. It will officially open to the public on Friday, September 23. The new center provides in-person […]

Online security

News: NATO reaffirms support for Albania following cyberattacks, 21-Sep.-2022

Senior NATO officials met with Albanian Defense Minister Niko Peleshi in Tirana on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, to assess the recent cyberattack against Albania’s National Information Infrastructure and discuss the continuation of the NATO support. They were joined by Deputy Foreign Minister Artemis Malo and representatives from the Deputy Prime Minister’s office and national cybersecurity […]

Business insurance

Unifying provisions in the insurance contract of the civil code 2015 | Denton

In an insurance relationship, the insurance contract is one of the most important documents, stipulating the agreement between the parties such as the insurance premium, the amount of compensation, the settlement of disputes… The more detailed the contract, the more transparent and tight the insurance. relationship will be, thus helping to protect the interests of […]

Consumer finance

How do cash advance apps work and are they better than payday loans?

If you’re asked to imagine a payday lender, you might think of a storefront in a strip mall with green dollar signs and neon slogans like “everyday payday.” You probably wouldn’t imagine a mobile app that advertises on TikTok and sports a colorful logo. But cash advance apps like Earnin and Dave provide advances with […]

Consumer rights

DOJ and CFPB Push Interest Rate Restrictions for Auto Finance

Related practices and jurisdictions Tuesday, September 20, 2022 The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) have issued a joint letter reminding the auto finance industry to apply certain interest rate restrictions and other safeguards consumers benefiting the active members of the service and their families. The joint letter advises […]

Online security

Byos Launches Free Assessment Tool to Provide Enterprises with Tailored Network Security Recommendations

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA — September 20, 2022 — Byos (www.byos.io), the leading microsegmentation company dedicated to helping organizations protect against the pervasive connectivity risk of remote, guest, and Internet of Things (IoT) networks, today announced the release of Byos Network Security Maturity Assessment: a free tool that details actions and technologies to improve an organization’s […]

Business insurance

Sebi Keeps Digit Insurance IPO “On Hold”; no explanation of the action

India’s market regulator has suspended an initial public offering by Digit Insurance, according to a document posted on its website. The Securities and Exchange Board (SEBI) said the company‘s IPO was “pending,” but offered no further explanation for the action. Reuters reported last month that the company, backed by Canadian billionaire […]

Consumer finance

Using Same Day Installment Loans Online From Direct Lenders

If you are looking for money, it means you are having some kind of difficulty. Have you ever considered taking out same day installment loans from online direct lenders? It can be a reasonable solution to the critical financial situation. You can refer to a direct lender or you can refer to the network of […]

Consumer services

Short-term interest on American Express (NYSE:AXP) rises 16.5%

American Express Inc (NYSE:AXP) was the target of significant short-term interest growth in August. As of August 31, there was short interest totaling 9,170,000 shares, up 16.5% from the total of 7,870,000 shares as of August 15. Currently, 1.2% of the stock’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 3,360,000 shares, […]

Consumer rights

Consumer rights when buying from private sellers

Nowadays, more and more people choose to buy the products they need from private sellers. Very often, these sales are made online via platforms that facilitate the sale and purchase between individuals. While such purchases may result in savings, buyers should however be aware that private sales are excluded from consumer protection rules, which may […]

Online security

Why Consider a Cybersecurity Career and Training

Internet accessibility has exploded in recent years. As a result, digital technologies increasingly play a vital role in the lives of businesses and individuals. On the other hand, headlines about cyberattacks have grabbed the headlines because criminals want to hack into companies’ computer systems to steal their trade secrets or their customers’ personal information. Online […]

Business insurance

SPONSORED – Rising Insurance Premiums: What Multifamily Investors Should Know

Whether you’re just beginning your multifamily investment real estate journey or you’re a seasoned professional with many units in your portfolio, operating costs are an area of ​​constant focus. Rising operating costs have a very different impact on returns depending on property size, age and location. Operational expenses are generally grouped into two categories: non-variable […]

Consumer rights

PMV Consumer Acquisition Corp. announces the postponement of

Palm Beach, Fla., Sept. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PMV Consumer Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: PMVC) (the “Company”), today announced that it has postponed the special meeting of shareholders of the Company to be held in September from September 16, 2022 to September 21, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. from the east. The postponed special meeting will […]

Online security

Less than a week until Cyber ​​Security & Cloud Conference Europe at RAI, Amsterdam

Join cybersecurity experts from across Europe as they gather at RAI Amsterdam AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, Sept. 15, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — With access to keynotes and panels from the most innovative experts in the field as well as the opportunity to network with top professionals, Cyber ​​Security & Cloud Expo 2022 is not to be missed. The […]