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Sci-tech Gravity Waves Might Be Lighting Up Venus' Atmosphere
Author: 0 Gravity Waves Might Be Lighting Up Venus' Atmosphere

The finding comes from data Akatsuki gathered in late December 2015 and early January 2016, shortly after orbital insertion. The giant wave is described on a paper published in Nature Geoscience . The wave Akatsuki detected is embedded in the cloud interface layer between the upper troposphere and the lower stratosphere. "We suppose that highlands are a key to generating the stationary gravity waves , because most of the bows - and we have found more than 15 bows so far - have ...

Author: 0 Climate change reaches record high in 2016

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), previous year had an average global temperature of 14.84 degrees Celsius (58.59 degrees Fahrenheit). A warming El Niño event was in effect for most of 2015 and the first third of 2016. Many observers argue that the degree to which the climate warms in coming decades depends on political will to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Author: 0 Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX): What to Expect From Earnings?

Netflix's third quarter results soared over investors' predictions, with 12 cents per share on revenues of $2.16 billion, twice expectations of 6 cents per share. The highest analyst price target is $165.00, which implies a rally of 77 percent. The company is expected to report earnings of 2.5 per share for the current quarter, according to consensus agreement of 17 analysts.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Release Unlikely Tweets Randy Pitchford

The Nintendo Switch is scheduled to be released on March 3 and is now available to preorder. Though perhaps Nintendo will keep it simple and simply offer new Link or Zelda costumes to promote Breath of the Wild. In the past, friend codes were an effort by Nintendo to join the online multiplayer trend while still keeping the children they like to focus on as their preferred audience safe.

Author: 0 DE to 'welcome home' Joe and Jill Biden

Ukraine has been on edge since Trump's election triumph, fearing a seemingly warm rapport with President Vladimir Putin will weaken support for sanctions put in place to restrain Russia's military adventures. Ukraine, one of the non-permanent UN Security Council members, will assume the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council for February, according to Poroshenko.

Sci-tech Government Air Bag Probe Pushes Takata Shares Northwards
Author: 0 Government Air Bag Probe Pushes Takata Shares Northwards

They include Shinichi Tanaka, executive VP of Inflator Global Operations, Hideo Nakajima, director of engineering of automotive systems laboratory and Tsuneo Chikaraishi, chief of Japan, Inflator Global Operations. Federal prosecutors have announced a settlement with Takata Corp ., the company responsible for faulty "explosive" airbags that resulted in the deaths of at least 11 people in the United States.

Sci-tech Jimmy Fallon: How did he do as Golden Globes host?
Author: 0 Jimmy Fallon: How did he do as Golden Globes host?

If you missed this gem of sequence, never fear. "I don't mean to be gloomy, but it has the words " Hollywood , ' " foreign " and 'press " in the title", Laurie said, explaining his pessimism about the awards surviving the Trump era. The Golden Globes opened on a odd note when, following his much-ballyhooed cold open, Jimmy Fallon took to the stage to discover the teleprompter wasn't working, leaving the "Tonight Show" host awkwardly stalling until the technical glitch could be fixed.

Author: 0 The iPhone turns 10 years old today

The iPhone 7 was criticized for not bringing enough new features to the table, and prior to that, Apple experienced its first sales decline in a decade and a half following a quarter in which it reported its first ever year-over-year drop in iPhone sales.

Sci-tech Growing Antarctic rift to break away soon, scientists say
Author: 0 Growing Antarctic rift to break away soon, scientists say

Martin O'Leary is a Research Officer at Swansea University and a member of Project MIDAS , a United Kingdom -based Antarctic research project. Now, this is ice, so there are cracks, and we've been tracking a particularly big one of these cracks since about 2010.

Author: 0 Next-Gen Nissan LEAF Specs Previewed at CES, Doesn't Sound Game-Changing

After this, a mobility manager observes the data and images provided by the auto and then decide on the appropriate action and draw a safe path for the vehicle to follow. There are cores that the CEO had spoken about and one of which is the SAM or Seamless Autonomous Mobility which has been designed in order to address autonomous vehicle reactions to unpredictable circumstances.

Author: 0 NVIDIA and Audi team up for new self-driving cars

The GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti are powerful graphic cards which supports high end games and now having them fixed on laptops the worry of getting the desktop gaming experience can finally be laid to rest. Huang said the continuing expansion of gaming gives his company the ability to spend on adapting the graphics technology to fresh uses. Credits then deplete based on how much time you spend using a certain system.

Author: 0 Galaxy Note 7 battery may not have caused explosions

After the Note 7 scandal - Samsung latest release had a battery malfunction which started several fires, and caused property damages - the company kept a low profile, but investors and fans of the brand pushed for a new product release. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S8 has a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED Display with 2K resolution and 515ppi which translates one of the most refined display.

Sci-tech Where? David Puckett missing 6 year old Aurora boy vanishes
Author: 0 Where? David Puckett missing 6 year old Aurora boy vanishes

The search ramped up Monday after an Amber Alert was issued by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation . Police described the missing toddler as 'at-risk' due to a slight learning disability. Metz said David had a history of wandering off from his home. Sobbing and tearful, she stated David is a good boy and very energetic. Police are asking for commercial or residential surveillance videos that anyone might have.

Sci-tech The Queen Misses New Year Church Service Due To Cold
Author: 0 The Queen Misses New Year Church Service Due To Cold

They missed their traditional Christmas Day visit to St Mary Magdelene church for the first time since 1988. A spokeswoman for Buckingham Palace said: "The Queen is still recovering from a heavy cold". It comes just days after Buckingham Palace was forced to confirm that the Queen was still alive, after rumours of her death circulated on social media .

Sci-tech Amazon Wants Flying Warehouses Now
Author: 0 Amazon Wants Flying Warehouses Now

To be fair, the patent , newly found by BBC News after being filed in April, isn't going to be applied to every warehouse. According toTech Crunch, the AFCs will be positioned at 45,000 feet and in locations where Amazon believes there will be a strong demand.

Sci-tech Smarter self-driving Fords look less out of place
Author: 0 Smarter self-driving Fords look less out of place

American automaker Ford Motor Company is introducing its next-generation Fusion Hybrid autonomous development vehicle, just in time for CES and the North American International Auto Show in January. Tesla is now producing all of its new vehicles with fully autonomous hardware. Brewer says the cars' two new lidar sensors, down from four, gather as much data but are sleeker and more efficient.

Sci-tech The California DMV Is Pumping The Brakes On Uber's Self-Driving Cars
Author: 0 The California DMV Is Pumping The Brakes On Uber's Self-Driving Cars

After halting the San Francisco tests on Wednesday, Uber said it was seeking a solution to "develop workable statewide rules" in California that would allow it to test the autonomous vehicles in its home state. The vehicles were part of Uber's San Francisco pilot autonomous ride-hailing program launched last week, similar to one the company introduced earlier in Pittsburg, PA.

Author: 0 Orca dealth likely caused by 'blunt force trauma'

The number of southern resident killer whales has dropped in recent decades and the animals were listed as endangered in 2005. A CAT scan will be conducted on the skull to determine if there are any fractures. Cottrell thanked the Sechelt First Nation for assisting in the recovery of J34's carcass, a challenging and potentially risky operation conducted in rough waters, as well as for facilitating the necropsy.

Sci-tech How to get Pokémon Go on your Apple Watch
Author: 0 How to get Pokémon Go on your Apple Watch

After a surprise update , Pokemon GO is now available on the Apple Watch and... let's call its current functionality "unique". But Pokemon GO lovers should take note. Because of this, early reports from Apple Watch users have suggested that the app is much more accurate at measuring distance than the iPhone game is.

Sci-tech How to track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve via NORAD
Author: 0 How to track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve via NORAD

Q: So children should be good year-round, because they never know when they may unwittingly see Santa Claus? SW: What does Santa represent for you? “You dont want to make a promise, because you dont know what the parents got them and you dont know what the parents can afford.”.

Author: 0 Trump said in 2014 that Russian hacking was a 'big problem'

President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are firing back at the White House over the suggestion that he knew Russia's meddling in the USA presidential election was being done in an effort to throttle his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

Sci-tech Researchers discover 163 new species in SE Asia
Author: 0 Researchers discover 163 new species in SE Asia

All these new species were revealed in the Mekong region. According to the report, herpetologist Alexandre Teynié and his colleagues found Parafimbrios lao while hiking among pockmarked cliffs in Lao's Luang Prabang Province. Aptly titled, 'Species Oddity,' the report showcases nine amphibians, 11 fish, 14 reptiles, 126 plants and three mammals in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam that were discovered by hundreds of scientists a year ago.

Sci-tech Apple Said to be in Talks With India to Manufacture Locally
Author: 0 Apple Said to be in Talks With India to Manufacture Locally

At the moment, the company mainly sells goods in India through franchise stores that exclusively sell its products. In recent years, Apple iPhone sales have dramatically dropped, and the company sees great potential for growth in the untapped markets of India, China and Brazil.

Sci-tech Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu CM to meet PM Modi today
Author: 0 Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu CM to meet PM Modi today

So this could be a good chance to utilise the people's emotions for the political gains. Apart from this, he will also urge the PM to install a life size bronze statue of Jayalalithaa in the Parliament complex. Since the death of Jayalalithaa, Sasikala Pushpa has been raising doubts saying: "We have lost faith in the Tamil Nadu government". On December 13, a day after Cyclone Vardah wrecked havoc in the state, Panneerselvam had urged Modi to sanction Rs 1000 crore from the National ...

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