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Fighting Climate Change in America Means Changes to America

Climate isn’t the only thing changing. What comes next in the nation’s struggle to combat global warming will probably transform how Americans drive, where they get their power and other bits of day-to-day life, both quietly and obviously, experts say. …

Temporary Accommodations Modernizes Reimbursement Process with Self-Service Receipt Capture Technology

Atlanta, GA, January 26, 2021- Temporary Accommodations, the most trusted source for temporary housing in the industry, has raised the bar for technology in the Additional Living Expense space. After introducing their policyholder self-service platform, TA InsuredTrak, early last year, …

The Year Ahead: Granular Data Bringing Claims Into Sharper Focus

Only a couple of years ago most property claim inspections took at least a week, says Joshua Cruce, the newly promoted chief strategy officer for Brush Country Claims. Adjusters often spent four days out in the field inspecting damage and …

Despite Promise, Few in US Adopting COVID-19 Exposure Apps

RALEIGH, N.C. — Six months ago, Apple and Google introduced a new smartphone tool designed to notify people who might have been exposed to the coronavirus, without disclosing any personal information. But for the most part, Americans haven’t been all …

Detroit Residents Concerned About Traffic Camera Expansion

DETROIT — Detroit officials’ plan to install 200 more traffic light-mounted cameras at city intersections is facing community resistance amid privacy and racial discrimination concerns. The 200 additional cameras would build off of an initial 121-camera pilot program and bring …

Spy Agency Ducks Questions About ‘Back Doors’ in Tech Products

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. National Security Agency is rebuffing efforts by a leading Congressional critic to determine whether it is continuing to place so-called back doors into commercial technology products, in a controversial practice that critics say damages both …

Hyundai Confident on Flying Cars, Steps Up Plans for Full Lineup

South Korea’s biggest automaker is stepping up its pursuit of flying cars, planning a full lineup of aerial vehicles that it envisages zigzagging city skies within a decade. Hyundai Motor Group is developing models that will carry five or six …

Claims Business: CogniSure, Spruce and Agero

CogniSure Launches Loss Run Analytics Tool CogniSure announced the launch of a product that uses artificial intelligence to extract loss run data from insurance carrier reports that come in a variety of formats. The company, with a U.S. headquarters in …

Extreme Wildfires Turn Smoke Apps Into the New Weather Apps

For weeks, smoke has blanketed the west coast. The Bay Area has seen a vast improvement in the past few days, but terrible air lingers in Portland and Seattle. Millions of people have been furiously checking the air quality ratings …

Tezos Legal Settlement Gets Final OK, Ending 3-Year Court Battle

A three-year-long U.S. court battle over a cryptocurrency fundraiser, one of the largest initial coin offerings ever, has ended with a Swiss foundation paying $25 million to participants who lost money and their lawyers. The litigation followed a Reuters investigation …