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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – The name of your first pet, plus the street you grew up on make the rounds on social media as games and quizzes. Technology leaders in the stateline warn you to think twice about sharing these answers with the world. “Would you walk down the street, and talk to a stranger, …

Dealing with the effects of Covid lockdown has been tough enough, but for poultry farmers in Wales there is a second viral challenge on their doorstep – bird flu. Following a bird flu outbreak in November 2020, a nationwide lockdown has been in place since December, forcing all captive birds to stay indoors. Any farms …

When cases of Covid-19 first began emerging in Australia, some people reported disinfecting their groceries before bringing them into their homes, and there were also concerns that the virus could be living on the surfaces of packages in the mail. During Victoria’s extended lockdown, teams of workers could be seen walking city streets disinfecting traffic …

As a limited supply of the coronavirus vaccine has become available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to stand in line for a dose. One of South Florida’s largest hospitals will be opening their doors to patients seeking the vaccine that are a lot younger than the state …

XR refers collectively to virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality technology, all of which can be immensely helpful to insurance businesses. (Shutterstock) It’s clear that technology has helped businesses and people around the world adapt to life during the COVID-19 pandemic — with “remote” ways of working, connecting and general living affecting most everybody. …

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – In a dire message, Bryan Texas Utilities says a mandatory directive from ERCOT, The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, has hobbled their ability to provide power for customers. Blackouts may continue, they said, until temperatures rise at the end of the week. BTU says ERCOT currently requires they cut roughly one-third …

Recognising the worsening environment of cyber threats while financial institutions (FIs) expand their adoption of emerging technologies to increase their operational efficiency and to deliver better customer service, the revised TRM Guidelines focus on the following: Board and Senior Management. Introduction of additional guidance on the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Directors and …

The preliminary results came from the RECOVERY trial, which has been testing potential Covid-19 treatments since March 2020. Tocilizumab was added to the trial in April 2020. The results were shared in a preprint, but have not yet been peer-reviewed or published in a medical journal. For the trial, 2,022 patients were randomly allocated tocilizumab …

Financial technology expert Luke Scanlon of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law, said: “The FCA’s findings are consistent with the approach regulators are taking across the world towards financial services technology risk”. “Amongst its findings, the FCA has focussed on a lack of visibility of change across supply chains that have the potential to result …

PG&E’s 2021 Wildfire Mitigation Plan Also Aims to Continue to Reduce Wildfire Risk and Improve Public Safety Power Shutoffs In a proposal filed today with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E or the Utility) detailed its ongoing strategy to reduce wildfire risk, increase situational awareness, and deploy new technology …