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EV Startup Fisker Raises Going Concern Warning After Troubled Debut

The company says it might need to secure additional financing and is in talks with a large automaker for a partnership. The company says it might need to secure additional financing and is in talks with a large automaker for a partnership. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Techno Blender is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials…

Medicaid challenges leave many Black Americans uninsured

Recent changes to Medicaid programs, aimed at closing a health coverage gap in the U.S., have left behind some Americans — particularly people of color.Among the non-elderly population in the U.S. — those under age 65 — insured rates rose during the Covid pandemic, with 3.4 million Americans enrolling in health coverage between 2019 and 2022, according to a report by KFF. That shift was due in part to the Medicaid and health care marketplace provisions put in place as a result of the Affordable Care Act, the report…

The hidden driver of the ride-sharing economy

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain When Greg Buchak was a graduate student at the University of Chicago, Uber and Lyft were just beginning to spread across the country. Since he didn't own a car, he found the ride-sharing apps convenient for short and long trips. Yet as a financial economist in training who studied borrowing and lending, Buchak began an ongoing debate with his friends: Were these new services actually good for…

The Denver Post seeks your thoughts on auto insurance

Auto insurance premiums are going up nationwide and Colorado’s rates are growing faster than those in many other states. Premiums in the state have shot up an average of 53% over the last decade and Colorado is expected to see the fourth-highest premiums in the country by 2033. Reporter Judith Kohler would like to talk to people who have experienced big increases in their auto insurance premiums and are feeling the strain on their budgets. If you’re interested in sharing your experience for an article, please fill out…

Bill seeking independence status for NDIC passes second reading at Senate

A bill seeking to make the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) an independent agency of the federal government has passed a second reading at the Senate. The bill was jointly sponsored by Adetokunbo Abiru (APC, Lagos East) and 41 other senators. The amendment bill was read the second time at the Senate on Thursday. Proposals The bill also proposed to amend section 63 of the NDIC Act, 2023 to make the corporation more effective, safeguard its independence and autonomy and bring it in line with current…

Electricity: Nigerian govt offsets $120 million debt to Gas companies

The Nigerian government has paid over $120 million to offset some of the debts owed to the gas companies (GasCos), an official has said. The Director, Decade of Gas Secretariat, Ed Ubong, disclosed this at the ongoing 7th edition of the Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES 2024) in Abuja on Thursday. “The arrears gas producers are owed as of last year was about $ 1.3 billion. But I am pleased that between October 2023 and the end of January, the government has paid over $120 million to offset some of that…

U.S. Rep. Yadira Caraveo unveils migrant bills that would help Denver

U.S. Rep. Yadira Caraveo of Colorado unveiled a package of migrant-related bills in the House Thursday that aim to break a partisan logjam on immigration reform and would assist cities like Denver that have shouldered unforeseen costs. The congresswoman, who represents Colorado’s most heavily Latino congressional district, said her aim is to help interior cities deal with sheltering and other costs in one of two bills she’s leading. Other bills she’s joined as a co-sponsor would shorten the time migrants must wait for…

The AI Culture Wars Are Just Getting Started

Google apologized after its Gemini model caused offense by being too “woke.” Expect political fights over AI’s values to worsen as the technology becomes more capable. Google apologized after its Gemini model caused offense by being too “woke.” Expect political fights over AI’s values to worsen as the technology becomes more capable. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Techno Blender is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink…

Air Travel Is Extra Hard for Wheelchair Users. Here's How the Government Wants to Fix It.

Under the new proposal, it would become easier to penalize airlines for mishandling wheelchairs, the Transportation Department said. Under the new proposal, it would become easier to penalize airlines for mishandling wheelchairs, the Transportation Department said. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Techno Blender is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their…

Chemours Shares Slide Premarket as Execs on Leave Amid Probe

Shares the chemicals company fell sharply in premarket trading after a trio of executives were put on administrative leave amid an internal review of accounting practices and delayed its fourth-quarter earnings report. Shares the chemicals company fell sharply in premarket trading after a trio of executives were put on administrative leave amid an internal review of accounting practices and delayed its fourth-quarter earnings report. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of…