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Florida Insurance Market Takes Hit as Farmers Insurance Exits

The Florida insurance market took a hit Tuesday, as Farmers Insurance said it will end residential, auto and umbrella policies in the state, forcing tens of thousands of customers to look elsewhere for coverage.

The company said the move will affect only Farmers-branded policies and will not affect policies sold in the state by subsidiaries Foremost and Bristol West. It indicated the Farmers-branded policies make up about 30% of the policies sold by the affiliated companies in Florida.

“We have advised the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation of our decision to discontinue offering Farmers-branded auto, home and umbrella policies in

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GM selling extended warranties for new Chevy, GMC, Buick and Cadillac vehicles

Cars are
generally more reliable than ever before. When things do go wrong, every automaker offers some form of factory
warranty (in most cases at least three years and 36,000 miles, though many extend even longer), providing peace of mind to new-car buyers that many faults will be fixed at no charge to the customer. Starting today,
GM is offering a new optional plan that will extend the factory warranty on all new
Buick and
Cadillac products.

In the past,
extended warranties have been offered as
dealer add-ons, with all profits from these sales going to the

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Metal shortage could put the brakes on electrification

As more and more electric cars are travelling on the roads of Europe, this is leading to an increase in the use of the critical metals required for components such as electric motors and electronics. With the current raw material production levels there will not be enough of these metals in future – not even if recycling increases. This is revealed by the findings of a major survey led by Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, on behalf of the European Commission.

Electrification and digitalisation are leading to a steady increase in the need for critical metals* in the EU’s vehicle

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Microsoft Teams Exploit Tool Auto-Delivers Malware

A new tool is available on GitHub that gives attackers a way to leverage a recently disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Teams and automatically deliver malicious files to targeted Teams users in an organization.

The tool, dubbed “TeamsPhisher,” works in environments where an organization allows communications between its internal Teams users and external Teams users — or tenants. It allows attackers to deliver payloads directly into a victim’s inbox without relying on a traditional phishing or social engineering scams to get it there.

“Give TeamsPhisher an attachment, a message, and a list of target Teams users,” said the tool’s developer Alex

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AAA and Lyft give free rides to customers needing car repairs

AAA has launched a new partnership with ride-hailing service
Lyft to offer free rides to drivers who find themselves without the use of their car.

Under the program,
AAA customers can get free
Lyft rides to and from select AAA Car Care Centers, regardless of whether they have the Lyft app or a smartphone. It’s done through Lyft’s
Concierge program and is currently operating in Maryland and certain cities in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. AAA had previously offered customers at its approved and affiliated
repair shops complimentary shuttle rides to their destinations. AAA says the program is in

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What’s Auto-GPT, the superior AI software that might outperform ChatGPT?

It’s possible you’ll have already got been astonished by the potential of ChatGPT and different giant language fashions, similar to the brand new Bing, similar to many others. Nevertheless, Silicon Valley’s steady pursuit of automation has led to its newest fixation, Auto-GPT.

The ChatGPT chatbot interface, powered by GPT-4 LLM, has garnered widespread consideration for its outstanding means to have interaction in human-like conversations and produce written content material, starting from weblog posts and letters to inventive works similar to poetry and pc code. Nevertheless, regardless of their spectacular capabilities, LLMs have sometimes been constrained by their restricted means to

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