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China's social credit system has blocked people from taking 11 million flights and 4 million train trips

China's social credit system has blocked people from taking 11.14 million flights and 4.25 million high-speed train trips.<p>The numbers, from the end of April, were included in a report by China's state-run news outlet Global Times, but it is unclear what offenses those targeted in the travel ban …

Train Travel

Storage Will Be Energy’s Next Big Thing

The cost of renewables has been sinking. Harnessing the excess could be huge.<p>Think the plummeting costs of solar and wind are transforming the energy landscape? Then you should be betting on ways to warehouse that power.<p>To understand why, consider: Unlike almost all their rivals in the …

Energy

Biene Maja muss nicht sterben

Seit Jahren warnen Umweltschützer vor einem Bienensterben und machen mit aufwendigen PR-Aktionen darauf aufmerksam. Doch es gibt ein Missverständnis: …

Natur

The 15 best comedies on Netflix

These days, it’s hard to find much to laugh about in the real world—so Netflix, we’re really counting on you. Fortunately, the streaming service is …

Entertainment

Revamping The Retail Automotive Customer Experience For Today's Customer Service-Obsessed Consumers

If I were to make the mistake of asking whether you look forward to having your car serviced at an auto dealership, I expect you’d look at me as if I’d just grown horns.<p>This isn’t necessarily your car dealer’s fault, or not exactly. The retail automotive customer experience is paradoxical. As cars …

Customer Experience

Personalisiere dein Flipboard und bekomme nur was dir wichtig ist

Flipboard veröffentlicht ein wichtiges Update seiner deutschen Version, welches dir bessere Empfehlungen und neue Möglichkeiten zum Personalisieren der Inhalte rund um deine Interessen gibt.<p><b>Finde Hunderte von Themen zu deinen Interessen</b><p>Wähle aus einer Liste von empfohlenen Themen oder durchsuche …

Seeed

Did you know Amazon has a brand that sells luxury bedding and towels at deep discounts?

Have you ever heard of Pinzon by Amazon? I hadn’t either until recently, but this brand has kind of changed my life. Pinzon is Amazon’s special brand …

Luxury Lifestyle

So wurde ich vom schlechten Schüler zum Einser-Abiturienten

Bis zur elften Klasse war Tobias Brandt fast immer versetzungsgefährdet, doch das Abi schaffte er mit 1,3. Das kann jeder, sagt er - man muss sich …

Psychologie

"Ich zähle meine Arbeitsstunden nicht"

Claudia, 45, ist alleinerziehende Mutter. Von ihren 3.500 Euro netto kann sie sich einigen Luxus leisten: zum Beispiel Urlaub in der Karibik.<p><i>In der</i> …

Arbeit

Police probe whether Autopilot feature was on in Tesla crash

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Police are investigating whether a Tesla sedan's semi-autonomous Autopilot feature was engaged when it rear-ended a fire department truck in Utah.<p>The Tesla Model S crashed into the truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, according to police in …

Tesla

In Texas, Drive.ai’s Self-Driving Vehicles Will Take Office Workers to Lunch

Autonomous taxis can even say thank you to considerate fellow motorists.<p>Every weekday, about 10,000 employees drive to work in office parks in the sprawling suburbs of North Dallas, Texas. Come midday, a lot of those same employees will head to lunch and retail stores at nearby shopping centers in …

Artificial Intelligence

Volkswagen rüstet seinen Kleinpanzer auf

Der neue VW Touareg bietet Opulenz, Komfort, technische Finessen und digitales Bling-Bling. Doch solche SUVs finden sich schon mehr als genug im …

Auto

Den Plug-in-Hybriden steht eine steile Karriere bevor

Noch erfüllt kaum ein reines Elektroauto die Ansprüche moderner Mobilität. Davon könnte eine Fahrzeuggattung profitieren, die bisher nur eine …

Auto

The secret to happiness after 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>The midlife doldrums are real. But fear not; they don’t last forever. Take it from …

Happiness

What Is Customer Experience Technology?

It used to be that customer experience technology meant only CRM, or customer relationship management. The terms were almost interchangeable because the only technology used to connect with customers was basic data like names, emails, phone numbers, and addresses. However, there has been an …

Customer Experience

Manipulate Time With These Powerful 20 Time Management Tips

We all have 24-hours in a day. But, why does it seem that some people are able to get the most out of every minute of the day? Believe it or not, they don’t have the power to slow down time. They do, however, know how to properly manage their time.<p>Want to know how you can become a master of time …

Time Management

Alert! Bella Hadid's Thong Bikini Bottoms Are So Sexy, We Don't Know Where to Look

Bella Hadid and Hailey Baldwin know how to live it up on a vacation. The duo packed so many sexy bikinis for their Miami trip, we're breaking a sweat just thinking about it. First, Bella rocked a beige string bikini that blended in with her skin tone. (Did you SEE those thong bottoms?!) Then, she …

Bella Hadid

8 Ways to Instantly Become More Charismatic and Influential

It's a fact that charismatic leaders close more deals and gain more respect. These simple steps will instantly increase your magnetism and charm.<p>When a charismatic individual enters the room, people sit up and take notice. Iconic pop star, Pink, puts a rather outrageous, yet memorable, spin on this …

Charisma

In remote China, a high-tech auto plant flags global challenge

(Corrects April 27 story in paragraph 10 to say production at a plant in Belgium is planned to start in 2019, and sales are planned to begin in 2020.)<p>ZHANGJIAKOU, China (Reuters) - While auto workers in Germany and South Korea fight to save their jobs, one of China's youngest auto brands is gearing …

China

BMW 7 Series vs Audi A8 vs Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Nitpicking in this segment is a only an exercise in objective journalism and having to look and find flaws for comparison’s sake. Otherwise, it feels …

Audi A8

Funktioniert wirklich: So programmierst du deine Darmbakterien auf schlank

Eines haben die meisten Patienten von Dr. Anne Fleck gemeinsam: Sie quälen sich von einer Diät zur nächsten – nehmen aber trotzdem nicht ab.<p>Die …

How to Optimize Date Night with Your Spouse

Committing to one meaningful hour a week with your partner can fuel a lifetime of happiness.<p>There's a reason date nights are recommended by every psychologist and marriage-family therapist. Positive interactions and time to connect one-on-one are among the most basic building blocks of a healthy …

Work-life Balance

So viel weiß Amazon nach jedem meiner Klicks

Wissen Sie noch, wonach Sie heute vor einem Jahr bei Amazon gesucht haben? Die Netzaktivistin Katharina Nocun hat ihre Nutzerdaten angefordert - und …

Google Assistant is smarter than Alexa, study finds

But Amazon's assistant is getting better.<p>The Amazon Echo might sell better than its biggest competitor -- the Google Home. But for the second year in a row, a study found that Google's digital assistant is smarter than Amazon's assistant, Alexa. Alexa is catching up, though, as it was far and away …

Smart Homes

How to Make a Good Impression in 60 Seconds

If you can effectively grab someone's attention, you may have them hooked for life.<p>I have a love-hate relationship with networking. On one hand, it gets draining to be "on" for hours at a time. On the other hand, it's a fascinating thing when you realize that you get to connect with another person …

Body Language

Fahrer automatisierter Fahrzeuge müssen mit Rechtsunsicherheit leben

Da sich Meldungen über Unfälle mit automatisierten Fahrzeugen häufen, rückt die Frage der Verantwortung in den Vordergrund. Wer haftet, wenn es …

Autonomes Fahren ist noch ein Luftschloss

Die Fortschritte bei der Entwicklung autonomer Fahrzeuge sind spektakulär. Wegen zu hoher Erwartungen droht dennoch Ernüchterung.<p>«Das autonome Fahren …

Wie sich Automilliardär Li Shufu in Stuttgart reindrängte – und was das jetzt auslöst. Ein Lehrstück für die deutsche Wirtschaft.

Li Shu­fu (54), Ei­gen­tü­mer und Chef des Au­to­bau­ers Ge­ely, ist von schmäch­ti­ger Ge­stalt, aber an Selbst­be­wusst­sein kaum zu über­tref­fen. …

Boosted's $750 Mini is the electric skateboard that won't kill your wallet

Christmas is coming early this year.<p>Boosted, makers of the immensely popular Boosted Board electric skateboards, is back with not one, not two, not …

Invasion der grossen Schwarzen

Auf dem Sechseläutenplatz wird gerade der Scheiterhaufen für den Böögg vorbereitet. Doch was sind das für schwarze Vögel, die rundherum hüpfen?<p>Sie …