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Better forecasts ahead: Lockheed Martin-built GOES-R weather satellite launched

Better forecasts ahead: Lockheed Martin-built GOES-R weather satellite launched NASA launched the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's GOES-R satellite Saturday at 06:42 p.m. EST, beginning a new era for forecasting . Three-and-a-half hours later, the GOES-R spacecraft segregated from the Centaur and the satellite started flying on its own to the planned orbit. "GOES-R illustrates the class of applications in which navigation performance must be maintained... Continua a leggere...

SpaceX bags NASA's 2021 Earth Science Mission

The total cost for NASA to launch SWOT is approximately $112 million, which includes the launch service; spacecraft processing; payload integration; and tracking, data and telemetry support. The newly awarded NASA contract is sure to restore some faith in the company's capacity to pull through the situation and address the problems it faced. Continua a leggere...

In shift, Trump says humans may be causing global warming

Tom Friedman asks if Trump will withdraw from climate change accords. "I have an open mind to it" and that clean air and "crystal clear water" were vitally important, Trump said. Trump has said he might have to build a fence, rather than a wall, in some areas of the U.S. He specifically named CNN president Jeff Zucker in the off-the-record meeting, according to the Post, which described the ... Continua a leggere...

Burnout Paradise, Sleeping Dogs, and more

The first game coming to Xbox One in December is the underrated open-world game Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition . In addition, Microsoft announced that Xbox One users have spent 210 million hours playing backwards compatible titles. While it's Criterion's Classic that's in the driver's seat, there are some really good games riding shotgun. Outlast will be available between December 16th an... Continua a leggere...

That annoying Heinz baked beans ad has been banned

That annoying Heinz baked beans ad has been banned Following its assessment, the ASA said the advert must not be broadcast again in its current form. The ASA responded to three complaints filed by viewers of the Kraft Heinz TV spot who expressed concerns that it promoted an unsafe practice, while a further six complaints contested that learning to perform the can song could be a risky activity for children to emulate. Continua a leggere...

Juventus reaches knockout round with 3-1 win at Sevilla

Juventus reaches knockout round with 3-1 win at Sevilla The Argentinian-born Italy worldwide has made a slow start to life at Sevilla , finding the back of the net three times in 18 appearances, and has now surprisingly discussed the possibility of a return to Italy. Until this match, Sevilla hadn't conceded a goal yet in the Champions League this season. Bonucci's effort made it 2-1 and followed goals before the break from Sevilla's N... Continua a leggere...

Juventus qualify for Champions League knockouts after 3-1 win at Sevilla

Teams are in the Group H and they are playing in the 5th Round of Champions League . Instead, it ended as a contest of temperament as Juventus rallied to defeat Sevilla 3-1 at the latter's home. Sevilla , who have won the last three Europa Leagues, also say they have asked the authorities to pass on any relevant information so they can take action if any of the guilty parties is a member of t... Continua a leggere...

Trump keeping an 'open mind' on climate accord

The president-elect's previous statements on climate change , which include saying that the concept was "by the Chinese", have put him at odds with most world leaders and an overwhelming majority of scientists. So when Trump takes office in January, he will be alone in the world of national leaders, with even the worst of dictators agreeing that this is a problem worth fighting. Continua a leggere...

Musk: Satellite-Powered Internet

Musk: Satellite-Powered Internet But SpaceX clearly has the most audacious plans, and not just in the total number of satellites. The company hopes to resume launch operations next month. Two projects come from Canada-based companies. Not content to rest on his many laurels, Elon Musk is powering ahead with a plan to create a low cost global network that would provide every person on earth with 1 mbps internet access. Continua a leggere...

The Statistics Don't Lie: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) Earnings Preview

The Statistics Don't Lie: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) Earnings Preview Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12-month low of $22.65 and a 12-month high of $31.16. Over the past twelve months, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) according to Finviz Data is $1.53. Its business portfolio consists of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets. Arizona State Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.5% in the first quarte... Continua a leggere...

New update adds double-tap and raise-to-wake on Pixel smartphones

The firmware update also adds compatibility support to Google's Android-powered VR platform called Daydream , making Moto Z and Moto Z Force "the first smartphones from another manufacturer to be recognized by Google as Daydream-ready devices", Motorola's official blog noted. Continua a leggere...

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Insider Sells $3151343.58 in Stock

Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management LLC boosted its position in International Business Machines Corp .by 0.3% in the third quarter. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) posted basic EPS of $13.4764 for the year ended 2016-09-30 from its parent entity. Continua a leggere...

Mass Effect Andromeda's new Normandy has no loading screens throughout

Mass Effect Andromeda's new Normandy has no loading screens throughout Instead of the Normandy, players will find home aboard the Tempest. The bonuses and additions that come with any of pre-order Mass Effect: Andromeda editions definitely look to be worth it for both fans and players on the fence. That explains why the Tempest ship won't have loading screens. However, one positive tweak could stem from the pilot of the vessel being salarian, and if they're any... Continua a leggere...

Hoax? Trump affirms human activity, global warming may be linked

Hoax? Trump affirms human activity, global warming may be linked After the election on November 8, one day after the conference began, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States . Countries at the conference declared they would fully implement their domestic action plans and honour financial commitments made under the UN-led negotiations to combat climate change. Continua a leggere...

Unified Against Trump Threat, World Vows To Push Ahead on Climate Action

On Thursday, participants issued a call to action, saying, "Our climate is warming at an alarming and unprecedented rate and we have an urgent duty to respond". At the end of two-week talks, countries announced various partnerships and initiatives to show their commitment to a clean-energy transition. The next "political moment" when countries will be under pressure to increase their carbon-cutt... Continua a leggere...

Facebook builds censorship tool to attain China re-entry

Facebook builds censorship tool to attain China re-entry Mr. Zuckerberg has supported and defended the effort, the people added. The tool is aimed at granting Facebook access to the vast Chinese market. It told the Times: "We have long said that we are interested in China , and are spending time understanding and learning more about the country". Continua a leggere...

Half of world online

Half of world online The world is a big place-around 7.4 billion people, according to recent estimates by the United Nation. However, many people are still not using the Internet, and many users do not fully benefit from its potential. By the end of 2016, nearly half of the world's population will be using the internet, as mobile networks grow and prices fall. In Burundi, only 1.2 percent of households have a computer... Continua a leggere...

Farmers get relief from demonetisation ahead of rabi sowing season

Farmers get relief from demonetisation ahead of rabi sowing season The the central bank said in a notification on Tuesday. that branches of banks located in APMCs may be given adequate cash to facilitate smooth procurement. "Adequate cash supply should also be ensured for rural branches of all commercial (including RRBs)". The minister said the credit flow from banks will also go up for various activities, including agriculture as huge amount of cash due to dem... Continua a leggere...

EPA chief: Progress under Obama won't be undone by Trump

EPA chief: Progress under Obama won't be undone by Trump Eight years ago, "developing countries pointed a finger at us" over USA refusal to act against climate change, McCarthy said. In a speech Monday, McCarthy said the world has marveled at those accomplishments, but now wonders "if the USA will turn its back on science and be left behind". Continua a leggere...

A New Satellite That is Good for Everyone

A New Satellite That is Good for Everyone At 6:42 p.m. EST GOES-R successfully launched from Cape Canaveral Saturday on November 19. For the American public, that will mean faster, more accurate weather forecasts and warnings. 19, 2016. Clearer pictures of the atmosphere will give us a better idea of how the winds are moving at different levels, improving aviation forecasts and making your flights more enjoyable and reliable. Continua a leggere...


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