FTC Announces September 22 Workshop on Data Portability

The Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop on September 22, 2020, to examine the potential benefits and challenges to consumers and competition raised by data portability.

Data portability gives consumers more control over their data, allowing them to move data—such as emails, contacts, calendars, financial information, health information, favorites, friends, or content posted on social media—from one service to another or to themselves. Data portability may also promote competition by allowing new entrants to access data they otherwise would not have, enabling the growth of competing platforms and services.

Some of the challenges to implementing data portability include

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What are the Different Types of Auto Paint? (with pictures)

Auto paint has changed dramatically since the late 1800s, and today’s market offers no less than four different types to choose from. Let’s take a quick look at the different kinds of auto paint and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

A man painting a car.
A man painting a car.

The four basic types of paint available today are: acrylic lacquer, acrylic enamel, acrylic urethane and water-based. We’ll drop “acrylic” and simply refer to them as lacquers, enamels, urethanes and water-based.

For auto body repairs, the body of the a vehicle must be properly prepared before paint can be applied.
For auto body repairs, the body of the a vehicle must be properly prepared before paint can be applied.

Lacquer-based auto paint was

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Machine Safety Market Size 2020 Trend, Latest Industry News with Share, Growth Factors, Top Key Players, Industry Demand, Share, Business Statistics and Forecast to 2026

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Aug 05, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
“Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry.”

The “Machine Safety Market” report offers insightful and detailed information regarding the various key players. The report provides key player’s financials, market share, supply chain, technological developments. The report covers both the demand and supply aspects of the market. The Machine Safety market report supplies the latest market intelligence with key trends, investment opportunities, drivers in the global Machine Safety market by following primary and secondary research … Read More

Honda plunges into red amid pandemic pain

TOKYO — Honda Motor Co. tumbled to a $1 billion operating loss in the latest quarter amid slumping sales as the COVID-19 pandemic broadsided its key U.S. market.

The Japanese automaker swung to an operating loss of 113.6 billion yen ($1.06 billion) in the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, reversing an operating profit of 252.4 billion yen ($2.35 billion) the year before.

Honda also booked an 80.8 billion yen ($752.4 million) net loss in the three-month period. It had a net income of 172.3 billion yen ($1.60 billion) the year before.

In announcing the results in its Aug. 5

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