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Tropical storm, river flooding hammer Gulf environment - Dotemirates
13/07/2019

Tropical storm, river flooding hammer Gulf environment

Tropical Storm Barry could affect the environment of the Gulf coast and Lower Mississippi Valley in numerous ways, from accelerating runoff of farmland nutrients to toppling trees and damaging wildlife habitat and fisheries, scientists say. But the extent of the damage — and whether it will be at least partially offset by benefits such as disruption of the notorious Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" — is hard to predict, they say. That's because the region faces a rare one-two-three punch : the storm's anticipated tidal surge and torrential downpour, combined with record-high water levels in the Mississippi River. "We don't...


12/08/2019

Verizon is selling Tumblr to WordPress’ owner

Verizon has agreed to sell Tumblr to WordPress owner Automattic Inc. for an undisclosed amount, The Wall Street Journal reports. Verizon, which first acquired Tumblr in 2017 after it purchased Yahoo, started to explore a sale earlier this year. Automattic reportedly bought Tumblr for less than $20 million, according to Axios, a stunning drop in value from the $1.1 billion Yahoo paid for it in 2013. Although it makes sense. Tumblr was once a hugely influential force in the blogging and social media sphere, but it become less so under Yahoo and then Verizon’s ownership. Meanwhile, platforms like Instagram, Snapchat,...
12/08/2019

Canalys: Samsung dominates Europe in Q2, Apple falters

Samsung has utterly dominated the European smartphone market in the second quarter of 2019, capturing a 40% share and shipping twice as many units as any other maker. Samsung, spearheaded by its revamped A series of phones, shipped 18.3m phones - up from Q2 of 2018's 15.3m. Despite its US-related woes Huawei still managed to retain the second spot with 8.5m shipped phones, but was still down compared to 2018 Q2's 10.1m. Apple was third thanks to iPhone XR and its 1.8m shipped units. Yet, while in 2018 it shipped nearly three times as many units as the fourth placed...
12/08/2019

Huawei P30 and P30 Pro receiving Selfie Night mode with latest EMUI update

The latest EMUI update for the Huawei P30 duo will bring Night mode to the front camera. Version 9.1.0.193 is already seeding to Chinese users and is scheduled to make its way to other areas across the world in the coming weeks. After installing the update, users will see the new Night mode option when switching to the selfie cam. It will enable better exposed images in low-light conditions as long as you can keep steady as it captures multiple shots and stacks them together. In addition to the neat camera feature, the latest update also brings the August patch....

Cartosat 3: Work on PSLV takes off

Nellore: Isro scientists are preparing the ground work to assemble one more PSLV, the reliable workhorse of the space agency, to launch the high-precision Cartosat 3. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C47) will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota range (Shar), in Nellore district. Cartosat-3 is among the series of remote sensing satellites that will replace the Indian Remote Sensing Satellites (IRS) series. Cartosat-3 is an advanced version of Cartosat-2 with improved spatial and spectral characteristics. According to sources in the Indian Space Research Organisation, the Cartosat-3 has an imaging payload with a ground resolution of 0.25...
12/08/2019

Correction: Weed Killer-Label story

In a story Aug. 9 about a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announcement regarding the chemical glyphosate, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a spokeswoman from Bayer AG. She is Charla Lord, not Chandra Lord. Also, in an early version of the story, the AP reported that the EPA had instructed companies not to warn customers about glyphosate. The EPA's announcement said it would no longer approve labels warning that glyphosate could pose a cancer risk. A corrected version of the story is below: EPA won't approve warning labels for Roundup chemical The Trump administration says it won't approve...
12/08/2019

The Latest: Trial opens for Utah man in major opioid ring

The Latest on the trial of a Utah man accused of running an opioid ring (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Lawyers for a man accused of running a multi-million-dollar opioid ring out of his suburban Salt Lake City basement say he was involved in drugs but wasn't capable of running such a major operation. Defense attorney Greg Skordas said Monday that 29-year-old Aaron Shamo has a learning disability and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder that make him incapable of orchestrating the complicated scheme that prosecutors laid out in court documents. Skordas spoke during opening statements at the trial of Shamo, who...