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Business News: Lemonade, CoreLogicOpen in a New Window

Lemonade Launches World’s First ‘Open Source’ Insurance Policy Lemonade, the insurance company powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics, announced it has rewritten the generations-old insurance policy. The new insurance policy, called Policy 2.0, will be open for edits from …

 

Americans Remain Concerned That AI Will Hurt JobsOpen in a New Window

Will artificial intelligence ultimately help or hurt U.S. workers? A Brookings Institution survey offers fresh fodder for the debate, showing opinion is heavily tilted against AI at a time companies are increasingly looking for ways to include it in everything …

 

Volcanic Eruption a Reminder That Insurance May Not Cover EverythingOpen in a New Window

The eruption of Mount Kilauea in Hawaii is a reminder to business owners, even those nowhere near any of the 169 volcanoes in the U.S., that they could be vulnerable to nature’s most destructive forces. And that they need to …

 

NICB: Animal-Related Insurance Claims Top 1.7M in 4 YearsOpen in a New Window

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released a study on the number of animal-related insurance losses for the years 2014-2017. The data is gleaned from insurance claims for losses that occurred in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. …

 

Judge in PG&E Case Won’t Rule Out California Fire Cost ClaimOpen in a New Window

PG&E Corp. suffered another legal setback with a judge saying he won’t release the company from a key legal claim over the most destructive wildfires in California history. PG&E has been challenging a California law allowing private property owners to …

 

Police Body-Cam Video From California Wildfires Shows Harrowing EscapesOpen in a New Window

Chaotic police body-camera footage from last year’s deadly wildfires in Northern California’s wine country shows officers running door-to-door urging people to flee and rescuing elderly residents of a retirement community as flames bear down, according to a newspaper report Sunday. …

 

Report Says Florida Cities Are at Highest Risk From Climate ChangeOpen in a New Window

The picturesque Florida cities of Miami Beach and Sarasota carry high investment-grade credit ratings and are popular travel destinations. They’re also two of the most exposed U.S cities to climate change in the country, according to a new analysis by …

 

Safety Agency Recommends Seat Belts, Automatic Brakes on School BusesOpen in a New Window

The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday recommended for the first time that all new school buses in the U.S. be equipped with lap and shoulder belts. The NTSB also voted to recommend that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration …

 

Nebraska Storm Chaser Follows His DreamOpen in a New Window

Photographer Ryan McGinnis admits he made a serious mistake May 29, 2008, by underestimating the risk while chasing a storm that spawned several Kearney, Neb., tornadoes. He wanted to get in front of the supercell he’d followed from Lexington to …

 

European Data Privacy – What’s Changing Under New Data Privacy RulesOpen in a New Window

Europe’s new data and privacy rules take effect this Friday, clarifying individual rights to the personal data collected by companies around the world for targeted advertising and other purposes. Years in the making, the rules are prompting companies to rewrite …

 

New Analysis Compares 22 Named Storms With Their Future SelvesOpen in a New Window

Scientists have published a detailed analysis of how 22 recent hurricanes would change if they instead formed near the end of this century. While each storm’s transformation would be unique, on balance, the hurricanes would become a little stronger, a …

 

N.C. Ramps Up Workers’ Comp Fraud Investigations, Fines for No CoverageOpen in a New Window

North Carolina has stepped up its efforts to identify businesses not complying with state workers’ compensation laws which it says has resulted in a significant increase in fines collected compared to the same time frame last year, according to a …

 

Wildfire Danger Prompts Closing of Arizona Forest LandsOpen in a New Window

Tourists and the residents of Arizona mountain towns that rely on them won’t have access to parts of some national forests this summer as authorities attempt to prevent wildfires in the drought-parched state during a critically dangerous time. Coconino National …

 

Humans Hit Back Against Robots Mining Personal Finance Data, Insurance InfoOpen in a New Window

Regulators are beginning to teach robots who’s the boss. After spending billions of dollars on cutting-edge artificial intelligence technologies, Europe’s banks and insurers face tougher scrutiny of the tools they use to help root out fraud, check borrowers’ creditworthiness and …

 

Autopsy Confirms Exploding Vape Pen Killed Florida ManOpen in a New Window

An exploding vape pen hurled fragments into a Florida man’s head, killing him and starting a fire that burned most of his body, an autopsy report said. The Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner’s autopsy report released Tuesday confirms the vape pen was …

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