"Regulation by reputation": Rating program can help combat migrant abuse in the Gulf

In a world increasingly dependent on social media, consumers rely on reviews and ratings for everything from restaurants to service providers. And those opinions, published instantly online, can make or break a business......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 31st, 2023

Indonesia needs sales momentum to boost local content manufacturing

Indonesia's EV subsidies are taking effect today on March 20. As the program was announced earlier this month, the government is providing purchase subsidies to achieve sales goals of more than 200,000 units of electric scooters and 359,000 units of.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Facebook also launches blue-check Verified program

Meta's Facebook is rolling out its own verification program to users that gives access to a blue check mark and exclusive features, very similar to Twitter's paid offering.Meta VerifiedThe company announced the subscription service in February, and i.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

How written product reviews influence consumer impressions of star ratings

When shopping online, most consumers are drawn to products with a high star rating. Not only are star ratings an easy way for past buyers to assess purchases, they also provide a visual marker that helps potential buyers quickly sort through various.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

This ultra-durable, water-resistant 2TB portable SSD is $75 off today

The SanDisk Extreme Pro portable SSD with 2TB of storage space and an IP55 rating for water and dust resistance is on sale from Best Buy with a $75 discount......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Federal agency hacked by 2 groups thanks to flaw that went unpatched for 4 years

A code-execution bug with a 9.8 severity rating gave control over agency's network. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Multiple threat actors—one working on behalf of a nation-state—gained access to the network of a US f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

This tiny Ikea waterproof Bluetooth speaker is just $15

Ikea has a reputation for affordably priced products. but this tiny speaker is crazy cheap at just $15......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Examining young Australians" experiences of identity abuse in family violence

A new Monash University report examines young Victorians' experiences of identity abuse in the context of family violence and finds it often occurs alongside other forms of abuse......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

29 Ford dealers drop out of EV program after changes

Dealers in North Carolina are the latest group to file a legal challenge against Ford over the program, following similar actions in New York and Illinois......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Apple seeds fourth macOS Ventura 13.3 developer beta

Developers are now able to access to the fourth beta of macOS Ventura 13.3 to test out on their Macs.macOS Ventura gets a new betaDevelopers signed up for the beta program can pick the latest builds via the Apple Developer Center, or by updating Macs.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Tax policy may not be enough to combat climate change

A new paper in The Review of Economic Studies indicates that carbon taxes will be less effective at reducing carbon emissions than previously thought. It also finds that tax interventions needed to achieve goals agreed upon in the Paris Climate Agree.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Only four midsize SUVs score good rating in IIHS rear-seat safety tests

IIHS crash-tested 13 midsize SUVs with a test dummy sitting in the back seat. Enlarge / The Tesla Model Y earned a good rating in IIHS' rear seat protection crash test. (credit: IIHS) Only four of 13 midsize SUVs earned.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Column: Future engineers are already at work on EVs and AVs in FIRST Robotics in high school

The FIRST Robotics competitions taking place now around the globe is a huge affair; in the United States, around 615,000 high school students work on robotic teams. The program, founded in the 1970s by inventor Dean Kamen, serves as an incubator for.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

U.S. opens $2.5B funding program to build EV chargers in urban, rural communities

The discretionary grant program was created by the bipartisan infrastructure law and provides the multibillion-dollar funding over five years to eligible applicants including states, cities, local agencies and tribes......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

India may discontinue FAME-II, replace with other EV incentive schemes

Due to the alleged abuse of subsidies by automakers and the announcements of other incentive schemes, India may discontinue FAME-II, one of its flagship incentive schemes for encouraging EV adoption, when it ends in March 2024......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

We can’t wait for SBOMs to be demanded by regulation

Old ads can be startling—cigarette ads used to boast their health-giving properties, sugar-laden candy was once advertised as a dietary aid, and soft drinks were advertised as a milk alternative for babies. None of this would fly today, of course,.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

Intel may have found the solution to Nvidia’s melting GPUs

The 12VHPWR connector built up a pretty bad reputation in Nvidia's GPUs, but Intel may have found a solution to the problems it can cause......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023

US starts accepting applications for CHIPS Act incentives

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced at the end of February the first funding opportunity for its incentives program for the domestic semiconductor industry. Starting from Feb 28, 2023, statements of interest from all potential applicants wi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 10th, 2023

Best standing desk accessories to get you on your feet

Combat fatigue and reap the benefits while you stand at work. (credit: Ergonofis) If you bought a standing desk, chances are you’re interested in the health benefits of, well, not sitting all day. Better posture, reduced back pain.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 10th, 2023

"Noah"s Ark for plants" hits major milestone: 40,000 plant species now banked at Kew"s Millennium Seed Bank

A world-leading seed conservation program led by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is celebrating a major milestone today in its efforts to preserve rare, threatened, and important wild plants. As of March 1, the Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) has banked mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMar 10th, 2023

GM offering buyouts to most U.S. salaried workers, expects costs of $1.5B

The Voluntary Separation Program will be offered to all U.S. salaried employees with at least five years of service and all global executives with at least two years of service......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 9th, 2023