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Hertz to pay $168 million to settle over 95% of wrongful theft report claims

Some customers had sued Hertz alleging the police detained or arrested individuals in error after the company reported rental cars were stolen......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsDec 5th, 2022

BOXX Insurance raises $14.4 million to help customers stay ahead of cyber threats

BOXX Insurance has unveiled a US$14.4 million Series B funding round, bringing the total amount raised from investors to US$24.5 million in the last 16 months. The latest investment was led by Zurich Insurance Company (Zurich). BOXX also unveiled tha.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

With rapidly increasing heat and drought, can plants adapt?

At a time when climate change is making many areas of the planet hotter and drier, it's sobering to think that deserts are relatively new biomes that have grown considerably over the past 30 million years. Widespread arid regions, like the deserts th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 19 min. ago

Kuo: Upgraded optical zoom to be exclusive to iPhone ‘Pro Max’ cameras until at least 2025

Apple is expected to release its first iPhone with a periscope lens with this year’s iPhone 15 lineup, but rumors say it’ll be limited to only the highest-end iPhone 15 Pro Max. According to a new report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the curr.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 47 min. ago

U.S. seeks Tesla driver-assist documents

NHTSA is seeking Tesla driver-assist documents as the automaker is under criminal investigation over claims its EVs could drive themselves......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

GM to co-develop Nevada lithium mine as it ramps up EV production

The automaker says it will acquire a $650 million equity stake in Lithium Americas Corp. in a deal that will produce enough lithium for 1 million EVs a year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

Plastic pollution in Nigeria: Whose job is it to clean up the mess?

Take a walk or drive through the streets of most Nigerian cities, and you will see plastic waste everywhere. The country's rivers, lakes and ocean are also full of discarded plastic. Nigeria is estimated to generate about 2.5 million tons of plastic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 19 min. ago

Quantum vortex formation in the lab

Quantized vortices can be generated in classical experiments of liquid helium and ultracold dilute gases to conduct fundamental and comparative studies of different superfluids. In a new report published in Science Advances, Ivan Gnusov and a researc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 47 min. ago

Spotify posts another big operating loss, but growing subscribers

Spotify said in its Q4 earnings report that while it bled another $231 million in cash, subscribers rose to 489 million.Following its laying off of 6% of its workforce, Spotify has reported mixed results for its latest financial earnings."In hindsigh.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News9 hr. 19 min. ago

Tesla tells investors it’s being investigated by the Justice Department

The carmaker's 10-K confirms reports from 2022 that the feds are unhappy. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Tesla | Airplane!) Tesla filed its annual 10-K report with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday nigh.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 20 min. ago

Scientists couple terahertz radiation with spin waves

An international research team led by the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) has developed a new method for the efficient coupling of terahertz waves with much shorter wavelengths, so-called spin waves. As the experts report in the journal N.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 47 min. ago

Spotify paying subscribers pass 200M, but quarterly loss climbs almost 700%

The number of Spotify paying subscribers passed 200 million for the first time in the last quarter. The company added 10M new subscribers to hit 205M paid accounts, and 489M in total. However, the company – which has almost never posted a quarterl.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

Spotify posts another big operating loss, but growing subscribers [u]

Spotify said in its Q4 earnings report that while it bled another $231 million in cash, subscribers rose to 489 million.Following its laying off of 6% of its workforce, Spotify has reported mixed results for its latest financial earnings."In hindsigh.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

eSIM smartphone market: the next battleground between Apple and Samsung?

Samsung Electronics and its rival Apple are expected to compete in the eSIM smartphone market in 2023, a market which is expected to grow from 986 million units in 2023 to 3.5 billion units in 2027......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 47 min. ago

China LiDAR startup plans US listing

Shanghai-based LiDAR startup Hesai Technology is looking to raise an estimated US$150 million via a US IPO, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 47 min. ago

Green projects are boosting UK growth - CBI report

Projects aimed at lowering carbon emissions are boosting growth in poorer parts of the country......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 31st, 2023

Truck maker AB Volvo penalized $130 million by NHTSA over delayed recalls

NHTSA says heavy truck manufacturer AB Volvo agreed to a three-year consent order that includes one of the largest-ever penalties for violations under the recall law......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Apple Search could be part of a ‘silent war’ on Google; could threaten Google’s ad business

There have been suggestions for years now that the iPhone maker is quietly working on an Apple Search service, to compete with Google. That idea is back in the news today, in a report suggesting that it could be one element of a three-part “silent.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Data breaches hit 42% more Americans last year, creating a “scamdemic” of identity theft

The number of data breaches in 2022 was slightly down on the previous year, but the number of people whose personal data was exposed by the security failures was significantly higher … more… The post Data breaches hit 42% more Americans last y.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

iPhone 15 Wi-Fi 6E support would mean more capacity, less interference, better video streaming

An analyst report points to likely iPhone 15 Wi-Fi 6E support this year – giving at least some of this year’s iPhones access to a whole new frequency band. If accurate, that would mean increased capacity, reduced interference, and better video s.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Insider attacks becoming more frequent, more difficult to detect

Insider threats are a top concern at organizations of all kinds; only 3% of respondents surveyed are not concerned with insider risk, according to Gurucul. With responses from more than 325 cybersecurity professionals, the report explores the latest.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023