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New Year Celebrations Mark 2017 Around the World

New Year Celebrations Mark 2017 Around the World Fireworks erupted from the 328m tall Sky Tower in the city centre. Around two million visitors flock to Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro where New Year's Eve celebrations begin around 8pm with live music, dancing and beach parties. Denver joins the list of cities where thousands will gather downtown, including New York City . Some 17,000 police officers will be on duty in the Turkish city o... Continua a leggere...

Driver Goes Airborne, Crashes Car Through Roof Of Winston-Salem House

Police said the crash happened at about 4 p.m. Friday in the 2900 block of Konnoak Drive. The vehicle then crashed through the roof of the one-story property in the 2900 block of Konnoak Drive - a home for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Continua a leggere...

Qualcomm to Gain Fees From China's Meizu in Lawsuit Settlement

Qualcomm to Gain Fees From China's Meizu in Lawsuit Settlement Qualcomm Inc. said China's Meizu Technology Co. has agreed to pay licensing fees to settle legal battles in China and three other countries, demonstrating the USA company can defend its intellectual property in the world's biggest smartphone market. Continua a leggere...

It's taking even longer for this wretched year to end

By worldwide agreement in 1972, solar time and atomic time have coexisted, with the periodic leap second added to atomic clocks to keep the two approaches in sync . After all, over the next 1,000 years, leap seconds would only add about an estimated 15 minutes to worldwide clocks. Atomic time is based on the regular, precise vibration of cesium atoms, which oscillate at precisely 9,192,6... Continua a leggere...

2016 to get little bit longer with leap second

Q: How much difference is there between astronomical time and International Atomic Time? "Because Earth's rate of rotation is slowing down, we have to keep adding seconds", said Popular Science's Sara Chodosh. This is essentially UTC without any leap seconds thrown in. They are irregularly spaced. If leap seconds were not added, there would be a difference of up to three minutes by 2... Continua a leggere...

Prime Minister Modi Addresses The Country On New Year's Eve

Prime Minister Modi Addresses The Country On New Year's Eve The withdrawal of 500- and 1,000-rupee bills on November 8 caused widespread disruption owing to India's near-complete dependence on cash transactions, and this evening's televised speech was seen as an opportunity to offer financial relief to people suffering most. Continua a leggere...

Capodanno quest'anno durerà un secondo in più

Capodanno quest'anno durerà un secondo in più Il disaccordo tra il tempo della rotazione terrestre , detto astronomico, e il tempo atomico viene quindi periodicamente corretto , ricorrendo al secondo intercalare , in inglese leap second , un aggiustamento manuale degli orologi atomici mondiali utilizzato dagli scienziati per mantenere il nostro sistema di misurazione del tempo perfettamente sincronizzato con la rotazione terrestre . Continua a leggere...

DeMarcus Ware says he wants to play in 2017

DeMarcus Ware says he wants to play in 2017 During a hunting trip to Rough Creek Lodge in Glen Rose, Texas, during Denver's bye week last month recorded for NFL Network, Ware said he still felt good, answering a question about how long he could keep playing by saying: "The body withers, but the mind stays strong". Continua a leggere...

Cold & calm weather in store for New Year's Eve

Cold & calm weather in store for New Year's Eve Winds N 5-10 miles per hour. Saturday should be sunny during the day with highs in the lower 40s, he said. There is a chance of snow on New Year's Day . A few more inches of accumulation are expected for the White Mountains into northern New Hampshire, and pockets of western Maine. In my almost 20 years at WPRI, I remember New Year's Eves with below 0 wind chills and some with pretty warm... Continua a leggere...

Arrivano i Galaxy A 2017: A3, A5 e A7 certificati IP68

La nuova gamma di fascia media firmata Samsung sarà ancora composta e articolata dal Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017) e Galaxy A7 (2017). Un corpo che per tutti dovrebbe offrire la certificazione IP68 che assicura la resistenza all'acqua , per un massimo di 30 minuti ad una profondità di 1,5 metri, e la totale protezione contro le polveri. Continua a leggere...

Figuraccia Facebook: Safety Check per "bomba a Bangkok", ma erano petardi

Figuraccia Facebook: Safety Check per Si tratta di quella funzione che consente di comunicare ad amici e parenti di stare bene in occasione di calamità naturali o attentati. L'allerta lanciata da Facebook riguarda una presunta esplosione avvenuta a Bangkok . Naturalmente, la comparsa del Safety Check attivo ha fatto sì che una notizia falsa costruita da un algoritmo aggiungesse alla bufala delle basi reali e, di conseguen... Continua a leggere...

Has $8633000 Stake in Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD)

Roseborough Teresa Wynn sold $1.25M worth of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) on Wednesday, November 16. The rating was maintained by SEB Equity Research on Tuesday, August 25 with "Sell". The stock was sold at an average price of $130.80, for a total value of $2,616,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 39,499 shares in the company, valued at appro... Continua a leggere...

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 dovrebbe arrivare nel primo trimestre del 2017

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 dovrebbe arrivare nel primo trimestre del 2017 Questa, fondamentalmente, la notizia manifestatasi nel corso delle tarde ore della giornata di ieri nell'Economic Daily News . Si tratta di un 2-in-1 ancora ignoto, se non per il fatto che le fasi di produzione saranno affidate a Pegatron Technology , la quale è stata anche incaricata della realizzazione dei Surface Studio. Continua a leggere...

Kojima Productions Unveils $2000 Statue of Its Mascot

Kojima Productions Unveils $2000 Statue of Its Mascot For your almost two grand, you'll get Ludens sporting his signature "extra-vehicular activity (EVA) creative suit" with a Kojima Productions flag in his right hand. The statue is incredibly rare, as only 150 are being made, and they'll be signed by Kojima himself. You can preorder one right here on the Sideshow website. Continua a leggere...

Ostia commissariata per altri sei mesi

Così si legge in una nota diffusa al termine del Consiglio dei ministri. "Non posso che apprezzare la scelta del Cdm - ha dichiarato il dem impegnato sul territorio nel ripristino della legalità - serve però aumentare le risorse a disposizione del commissario". Continua a leggere...

All eyes on PV Sindhu, Carolina Marin in PBL-2

All eyes on PV Sindhu, Carolina Marin in PBL-2 The Rio 2016 Olympics star duo in the women's badminton event - PV Sindhu and Carolina Marin - renew their rivalry with the start of the new calendar year at the Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2017. It's going to be a good match as she is playing for Hyderabad , but we really can't tell whom the crowd will support. "It's always a tough match", she said. Continua a leggere...

Storms guarantee rain, snow and a New Year's chill

Storms guarantee rain, snow and a New Year's chill Clouds and snow showers cleared out of the region late this morning as high pressure moved into the viewing area. Winds will be breezy out of the northwest at 10 to 15 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Monday , A 50% chance of snow showers. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Cool weather sticks around for New Year's weekend, with clouds building and rain becoming likel... Continua a leggere...

USA officials stand guard outside Russian compound

USA officials stand guard outside Russian compound The alleged intelligence hub in Maryland reportedly features tennis courts, swimming pools, boating docks, and Russian steam baths. The Long Island site, which was once owned by George duPont Pratt, is reportedly rarely used. Russian officials have denied the accusations. Head over to the New York Times for more on this fascinating story. About a dozen State Department agents stood outside... Continua a leggere...

Trump Says He Is 'Never Going To Be Going Against' President Obama

Trump Says He Is 'Never Going To Be Going Against' President Obama Still, the US job market has been robust for much of 2016. "I think we ought to get on with our lives", Mr. Trump told reporters. The legal challenge, filed by 27 states that oppose the Clean Power Plan, is before a federal appeals court in Washington , D.C. Continua a leggere...

Apple to come with 5.8-inch iPhone in 2017

Apple to come with 5.8-inch iPhone in 2017 Apple to come with 5.8-inch iPhone in 2017:- It becomes now common that we keep getting numbers of rumors regarding the new updates in the brand new I Phone 8 which is scheduled to launch in 2017. They also claimed that " Apple will use TFT-LCD panels for 4.7-, 5.5 inch I Phones and will use the AMOLED for the 5.8-inch one. Apple has instructed its suppliers to start productions from March and the... Continua a leggere...


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