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Buick-GMC dealership finds recruiting female workers pays off

Second-generation owner Whitney Yates-Woods wanted to make sure her customers — many of whom are women — feel comfortable and represented......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsAug 6th, 2022

Nest Learning Thermostat price drops to $199 on Amazon

Everyone knows that a smart thermostat like the new entry-level Nest Thermostat and Nest Learning Thermostat is a no-brainer purchase because it pays for itself. As a matter of fact, the Nest Learning Thermostat is a great value at any price. After a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsAug 13th, 2022

Car dealership employees can see the doctor — at work

Switching from traditional health insurance with a big-name provider has saved Lakeland Automall hundreds of thousands of dollars and helped retain employees......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2022

MacBook Pro workers being paid significant bonuses after riot back in May

After hundreds of MacBook Pro workers at a Quanta plant broke through barriers in protest of tough COVID-19 lockdown conditions, the company has indicated that it is now paying significant incentives in an attempt to retain enough staff. All in, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 13th, 2022

How the company that invented the hard hat is preparing for a hotter future

Bullard patented the world’s first hard hat a century ago. But today, as more workers toil in extreme heat, it’s adding more features. Global warming, wildfires, pandemics: The world is becoming more treacherous for everyone, but this i.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

MacBook Pro maker Quanta pays rioters to stay at factory

Apple MacBook Pro supplier Quanta has said that its profits halved in Q2 2022, following riots at its plants and, reportedly, greatly increased pay to staff.Quanta's Shanghai plant saw not one but two riots in May 2022. They were in response to China.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

Audi, Nissan, Ford and Stellantis dealerships acquired in Q2 and Q3 transactions

Three dealership groups expanded, while a new group bought a pair of dealerships, in acquisitions that closed in the second and third quarters involving stores in Missouri, Arkansas, Texas and Vermont......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

Nearly half of all teens say they use the internet "almost constantly," survey finds

Nearly half of US teens say they use the internet "almost constantly," according to a new survey released on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

Car detailing contractors involved in shooting at Georgia Hyundai dealership

A man was shot Wednesday in the parking lot of a Hyundai dealership in northern Georgia, reportedly the result of an argument with another man......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

Study finds wildfire hazards in residential fences and mulch beds

When building fences and landscaping their properties, homeowners should keep fire safety on the top of their minds, especially if they live in a wildfire-prone region, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

SARS-CoV-2 genomic recombination is uncommon but disproportionately occurs in spike protein region

An analysis of millions of SARS-CoV-2 genomes finds that recombination of the virus is uncommon, but when it occurs, it is most often in the spike protein region, the area which allows the virus to attach to and infect host cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

Don"t be too quick to blame social media for America"s polarization. Cable news has a bigger effect, study finds

The past two election cycles have seen an explosion of attention given to "echo chambers," or communities where a narrow set of views makes people less likely to challenge their own opinions. Much of this concern has focused on the rise of social med.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

Microsoft claims Sony pays to stop devs from adding content to Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has accused Sony of paying for so-called "blocking rights" to prevent certain games from appearing on Xbox Game Pass......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

Network misconfigurations cost organizations 9% of annual revenue 

New research from IT assessment provider Titania finds that network misconfigurations cost organizations 9% of annual revenue. New research from IT assessment provider Titania finds that network misconfigurations cost organizations 9% of annual r.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

Prehistoric Brits used rare rock crystals to mark burial sites, research finds

Distinctive and rare rock crystals were moved over long distances by Early Neolithic Brits and were used to mark their burial sites, according to groundbreaking new archaeological research......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022

Team finds new mechanism for heterochromatin establishment and transcriptional silencing in rice crop fungus

Rice is one of the most important crops in the world, particularly in China. The rice yield is most severely hindered by the fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. According to the National Agro-Tech Extension and Service Center, approximately 400 acres of rice.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022

Performance life span of workers mapped in new research

The performance of workers across their employment life span has been mapped by a new study, which found that more complex jobs can help employees to maintain their ability to be proactive and adaptive at work as they grow older......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022

Female monkeys with female friends live longer

Female white-faced capuchin monkeys living in the tropical dry forests of northwestern Costa Rica may have figured out the secret to a longer life—having fellow females as friends......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022

New study shows that aging neutralizes sex differences in the brain

When male and female fruit flies age, their brains become desexualized. Age-related changes take place in both sexes, but the male brain becomes feminized to a larger extent than the female brain becomes masculinized. This is the conclusion of a stud.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022

Ransomware gangs move away from exploiting Microsoft Office macros  

New research developed by MDR provider Expel finds that exploitation of Office macros in pre-ransomware incidents dropped significantly in Q2. New research developed by MDR provider Expel finds that exploitation of Office macros in pre-ransomware.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022

Many orgs are still failing to address Log4j — here’s why 

New research released by security provider, Cycognito finds that 70% of organizations are struggling to address Log4j. New research released by security provider, Cycognito finds that 70% of organizations are struggling to address Log4j.Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022