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Best US weather satellite ever awaits nighttime launch Best US weather satellite ever awaits nighttime launch
- November 21, 2016

Launched atop an Atlas V rocket, GOES-R is a collaborative mission between NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ). GOES-R, which will be called GOES-16 once in orbit, will enter service after a year of extensive tests. (more...)
Leaders make proclamation on climate change, sustainable development Leaders make proclamation on climate change, sustainable development
- November 21, 2016

Recently, a Reuters report followed rumours that Trump was planning to withdraw from the very global convention that led to the agreement. The document also called for increased financing for projects which will help prevent worst-case-scenario global warming and cope with the upcoming unavoidable effects of climate change. (more...)
Powerful weather satellite to Powerful weather satellite to "revolutionize" forecasting
- November 21, 2016

At 6:42 p.m. Eastern, the United Launch Alliance rocket and GOES-R spacecraft roared into the sky with a smooth climb. Image credit: NASA/Kim Shiflet. "The next generation of weather satellites is finally here". The satellite will track USA weather as never before: hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning storms, even solar flares. (more...)
IPhone 8 may come with dual OIS, predicts analyst
- November 21, 2016

Interestingly, Kuo thinks the OLED iPhone will have a 5.8-inch panel with an actually usable active display area of between 5.1-inch and 5.2-inch. In this week's top stories: MacBook Pro reviews, iOS 10.2 beta 3, iPhone 8 OLED reports , Apple's new design book, and we go hands-on with the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar in this week's top video ... (more...)
Apple to enhance iPhone 8 dual cameras with dual OIS
- November 21, 2016

It is believed that iPhone 8 models - 5.1-inch (or 5.2-inch) OLED screen and 5.5-inch LCD screen will have dual-lens camera, while the smaller 4.7-inch LCD display will have single-lens camera with OIS feature. As per Kuo (courtesy, Mac Rumors), Apple is expected to incorporate OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation) feature to the telephoto CCM (Compact Camera Module) in the two of three iPhone 8 series models to improve the photo quality and optical zoom range. (more...)
The GOES-R will help to improve weather forecasts
- November 21, 2016

The satellites primary instrument, the Advanced Baseline Imager, will provide images of Earths weather, oceans and environment with 16 different spectral bands, including two visible channels, four near-infrared channels and 10 infrared channels. (more...)
Australia makes six changes for day-night Test against South Africa
- November 21, 2016

Matthew Wade and Jackson Bird are also recalled with Joe Burns, Callum Ferguson , Adam Voges, Peter Nevill and Joe Mennie all axed after the second Test loss in Hobart. Australia want to find another match-winner for their team alongside Smith, David Warner and Mitchell Starc, and Maddinson fits the bill after the batting fashion of Waugh or, in earlier years, Doug Walters. (more...)
Aust alliance will survive Trump: Obama
- November 21, 2016

That approach "is not going to win you the broad mandate that you need". After all, there may be a credibility gap for Obama, who spent the past year reassuring anxious allies that Trump would never win. President Barack Obama says he has no doubt the close and important relationship between the USA and Canada will continue after he leaves office. "It's about rejecting the model of globalization that our government, both Democratic and Republican administrations, have been putting forward". (more...)
Oracle to buy internet infrastructure provider Dyn Oracle to buy internet infrastructure provider Dyn
- November 21, 2016

In September, after the release of Oracle's second-generation Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) datacenters, Oracle CTO Larry Ellison proclaimed that "Amazon's lead is over" in the cloud market. Oracle said Monday that it would buy web service provider Dyn , a company the came into the public eye after it was hit by a large-scale internet attack in October that left dozens of popular websites unreachable for parts of the day. (more...)
Remember Zika? WHO Says It's No Longer a World Health Problem Remember Zika? WHO Says It's No Longer a World Health Problem
- November 21, 2016

In a statement today, the World Health Organization said they were ending the emergency designation as they focus on a "robust" long-term response to fight the virus, which rapidly spread through South and Central America this year. However, Columbia is also reportedly investigating some 300 cases of microcephaly to whether or not there is a link to Zika, and some countries, including Haiti and Venezuela, have "not been vigilant" about reporting cases, the news organization added. (more...)
Jimmie Johnson wins record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup championship Jimmie Johnson wins record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup championship
- November 21, 2016

The race-defining incident came with 10 laps to go when Chase finalist Carl Edwards tried to block Logano on a restart, then got loose and his auto went flying into the wall. He led eight times for a total of 47 laps. Larson wasn't the only non-Chaser to spend significant laps up front. Starting inside Larson - who had already led a race-high 132 laps by working the track's outside groove to near perfection - Johnson took the lead. (more...)
Launch of New Galileo Navigation Quartet Launch of New Galileo Navigation Quartet
- November 21, 2016

Galileo's deployment, the design and development of the new generation of systems and the technical development of infrastructure are entrusted to ESA. Western users with phones and handsets equipped to receive location and timing information from the U.S. Global Positioning System and European Galileo satellites will receive more precise position fixes, especially in rugged terrain and in dense urban areas where skyscrapers can block some satellite signals. (more...)
AJ Green carted off after Bengals wide receiver injures hamstring
- November 21, 2016

In addition, Bengals running back Giovani Bernard suffered a torn knee ligament that will end his season, according to USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero . For years, the knock on the Cincinnati Bengals has been that they can not win a playoff game. That ended his NFL-record streak of successful field-goal attempts at 44. (more...)
Wiggins lets rip after Ghent win Wiggins lets rip after Ghent win
- November 21, 2016

Sir Bradley Wiggins refused to confirm whether he plans to retire after winning the Ghent Six Day event alongside fellow Briton Mark Cavendish. "This for sure is my last ever race with Mark Cavendish , though". The Ghent event is a cycling marathon for pairs of riders. "I'm just going to enjoy the moment". What sounded like his final winner's press conference, whatever the ambiguities, ended with a question about how he would be remembered, answered with a ramble about being a bit ... (more...)
Google hits Pixel resellers with 'digital death sentence' Google hits Pixel resellers with 'digital death sentence'
- November 21, 2016

As the AP report found by speaking with those affected, these people's lives were immediately impacted in non-trivial ways - they missed emails with confirmation numbers for their flights, couldn't access work files or medical records, didn't spot messages about upcoming credit card payments and so on. (more...)
NASA launches GOES-R advanced weather satellite
- November 21, 2016

He added: "For the American public, that will mean faster, more accurate weather forecasts and warnings". In addition, space weather conditions will be monitored constantly, including the effects of solar flares to provide advance notice of potential communication and navigation disruptions. (more...)
Mysterious object spotted in front of Sun after Nasa satellites take picture Mysterious object spotted in front of Sun after Nasa satellites take picture
- November 21, 2016

Based on the data, Youtube user UFO mania uploaded a video claiming that NASA's image was able to capture a sphere that is an image of a UFO flying near the surface of the Sun. He further said that it looks like something is projecting this: "image in space, holographic perhaps or project blue beam ". The sightings have led to imaginative rumours on social media, but experts say it could be "corrupt images" due to the image processor being overloaded, Russia Today reported. (more...)
Next-Generation Weather Satellite Launch Success Next-Generation Weather Satellite Launch Success
- November 21, 2016

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The most advanced weather satellite ever built rocketed into space Saturday night, part of an $11 billion effort to revolutionize forecasting and save lives. With the GOES-R, the satellite is capable of receiving information once every 30 seconds. GOES-R will eventually replace one of the older satellites, as Phys Org reports . (more...)
Alert! WhatsApp group calling scam will expose your personal data Alert! WhatsApp group calling scam will expose your personal data
- November 21, 2016

The new update is now available to download for free on all the three smartphone platforms. WhatsApp recently added fully encrypted video calling to its messaging app. But the Chrome browser will warn you that the site is possibly used for phishing anyway. "Only people with the invitation can enable this feature". Facebook-owned firm certainly appears to have learnt from its mistakes with the voice calling rollout, and WhatsApp video calling is automatically enabled via updates. (more...)
New Zealand backs fast-tracking of Paris climate deal New Zealand backs fast-tracking of Paris climate deal
- November 21, 2016

Countries including China, members of the European Union, Japan and Saudi Arabia have all reconfirmed their commitment to implement the Paris Agreement. A report on the progress of rich countries' commitment to provide an annual 100 billion US dollars to developing countries before 2020 was rejected as not reflecting reality. (more...)

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