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Survey reveals how Australians were affected by the start of COVID-19

A new report reveals how the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted Australians, as many of us received government income support, worked from home under lockdown, watched more TV and worried over an uncertain future......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2022

Climate change is already putting the heat on insurance companies—Auckland"s floods could be a turning point

The clean-up from Auckland's devastating floods last week is just beginning but insurance companies will need to start thinking about what the record-breaking weather event will mean for future coverage......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Biden to end US COVID-19 emergency declarations on May 11

The announcement comes as other health experts see a pivotal point in the pandemic. Enlarge / US President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, US, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago

Budget constraints force cybersecurity teams to do more with less

49% of organizations have sufficient budget to fully meet their current cybersecurity needs, and 11% can, at best, protect only their most critical assets, according to a survey by the Neustar International Security Council. Despite the rapidly chang.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

GMC Hummer SUV, Canyon pickup output begins

Deliveries of both trucks will start by the end of March, GMC officials said Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 43 min. ago

PCB and IC substrate suppliers see sales hit bottom in 1Q23

PCB and IC substrate suppliers expect sales for 2023 to bottom in the first quarter, with customers' order pull-in momentum to start picking up in the second quarter, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 15 min. ago

Deals: Official iPhone 13 MagSafe case $23, Apple Watch Sport Loops from $39, Satechi gear, more

Halfway through the work week, and all of the best discounts are now going live on the Apple front. Today’s highlights start off with at $23, which is joined by much of the same style updates on Apple Watch with markdowns on in-house Sport Loop b.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Apple drops COVID-19 test requirement, could WWDC expand in 2023?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a lot of companies around the world to change the way they work, and that includes Apple. However, as the situation is now more under control, Apple is changing its policies for employees again, who will no longer ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

M2 MacBook Pro teardown reveals memory & storage changes

Repair website iFixit has posted a teardown of the 2023 14-inch MacBook Pro with help from an Apple repair manual, and found a few changes to the new model besides the M2 Pro chip.14-inch MacBook ProApple has an official guide for the 14-inch MacBook.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Massive Yandex code leak reveals Russian search engine’s ranking factors

Details show how the world's fourth-largest search engine ranks webpages. Enlarge / The Russian logo of Yandex, the country's largest search engine and a tech company with many divisions, inside the company's headquarters. (credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

COVID is still a global health emergency, but end may be near, WHO says

WHO lays out path to end the emergency as pandemic reaches an "inflection point." Enlarge / World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. (credit: Getty | Fabrice Cof) The World Health Orga.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Three of four people experience abuse on dating apps. How do we balance prevention with policing?

A 2022 survey by the Australian Institute of Criminology found three in four app users surveyed had experienced online abuse or harassment when using dating apps. This included image-based abuse and abusive and threatening messages. A further third e.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Why do the cores of stars spin more slowly than expected?

Under certain conditions, the cores of stars contract. When this happens, they start to spin faster than the external layers of the star. However, the study of oscillations in stars, asteroseismology, has uncovered an astonishing phenomenon: The core.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

XPeng to roll out five models in 2023; Nio will deliver new-branded vehicles in 2024

Two China-based emerging EV companies, XPeng and Nio, have ambitious plans for the new year. XPeng aims to introduce five vehicle models in 2023. Nio is poised to accelerate the launch of its second and third brands to start the delivery in 2024......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Survey shows dealers increasingly worried about the economy

Dealers are increasingly worried about the possibility of recession even as improving inventory levels have them more optimistic about the new-vehicle business in 2023. .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

BuzzFeed preps AI-written content while CNET fumbles

200 percent BuzzFeed stock rise might signal start of a "pivot to AI" media trend. Enlarge / An AI-generated image of a robot typewriter-journalist hard at work. (credit: Ars Technica) On Thursday, an internal memo obtai.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 29th, 2023

Annual? Bivalent? For all? Future of COVID shots murky after FDA deliberations

FDA seems sold on annual shots, but advisors call for a lot more data. Enlarge / Dr. Peter Marks, director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research within the Food and Drug Administration, testifies during a Senate Hea.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 28th, 2023

Growing borrowing costs offset easing inflation, finds consumer survey

Consumer sentiment lifted for the second straight month in January, rising 9% above December but remaining about 3% below a year ago, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Pivot to ChatGPT? BuzzFeed preps for AI-written content while CNET fumbles

200 percent BuzzFeed stock rise might signal start of an AI media trend. Enlarge / An AI-generated image of a robot typewriter-journalist hard at work. (credit: Ars Technica) On Thursday, an internal memo obtained by The.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

New model effectively predicts consumers" retail shopping mobility during a pandemic

COVID-19 forced people to contend with travel bans, stay-at-home orders and closure of nonessential businesses. A new study in the Journal of Business Research reveals how this significant event affected consumer mobility and shopping habits. And the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Research reveals how redlining grades influenced later life expectancy

Research from Washington University in St. Louis exposes the deadly legacy of redlining, the 1930s-era New Deal practice that graded neighborhoods by financial risk and solidified the notion that an area's property value was proportional to its racia.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023