High-Tech

Elon Musk names Japanese billionaire for around-the-moon space trip

Elon Musk names Japanese billionaire for around-the-moon space trip Musk said the billionaire will pay "a lot of money" for the lunar orbit but he declined to disclose the exact amount. While Tesla has been plagued by production problems, SpaceX, which is also led by president and chief operating officer Gwynne Shotwell, has been far more stable, churning out 34 straight successful rocket launches over the last 20 months. [Full Article...]

Wilmington cut off by extreme flooding as floodwaters rise in North Carolina

Wilmington cut off by extreme flooding as floodwaters rise in North Carolina Officials plan to airlift food and water to the coastal city but are eyeing inland flooding. Wilmington officials say the journey from Fort Brag took them many hours to complete, noting that they needed a police escort. As of Monday afternoon, there have been 62 people, two dogs and two cats rescued throughout the county. Six people died in SC, including four in vehicle accidents and two from ca... [Full Article...]

Le service en ligne ouvre le 19 septembre

Le service en ligne ouvre le 19 septembre Ce n'est pas moins de 20 nouveaux jeux qui ont été annoncés sur Nintendo Switch mais également sur Nintendo 3DS avec, pour démarrer, Animal Crossing (sortie prévue en 2019 ) mais aussi Luigi's Mansion 3 , New Super Mario Bros. Pour la première fois en version portable, comme beaucoup de jeux Switch finalement, il sera possible dans Cities: Skylines de construire des villes dans un jeu ... [Full Article...]

Florence's unsafe 'flooding is only going to get worse,' officials warn

Florence's unsafe 'flooding is only going to get worse,' officials warn The death toll from the hurricane-turned-tropical storm climbed to at least seven. A third person, a woman, died in Hampstead, NC, in Pender County. Forecasters said the storm will eventually break up over the southern Appalachians and make a sharp rightward swing to the northeast, its rainy remnants moving into the mid-Atlantic states and New England by the middle of the week. [Full Article...]

More than 2,300 without power in Spartanburg County as Florence sets in

More than 2,300 without power in Spartanburg County as Florence sets in On Friday afternoon, the US National Hurricane Centre warned that the weather system would bring life-threatening storm surges and catastrophic freshwater flooding. Authorities fear the death toll will go higher as the tropical storm crawls westwards across SC. In North Carolina, a mother and infant died when a tree fell on their house, a 78-year-old man was electrocuted while plugging in a ... [Full Article...]

Typhoon Mangkhut leaves trail of destruction in China

Typhoon Mangkhut has displaced many in various Asian countries. Five million people were in its path and more than 100,000 sheltered in temporary centres. Most of the deaths in the Philippines were caused by landslides in the Cordillera and Nueva Vizcaya regions, officials say. Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan said in local radio interviews that landslides had blocked roads, making relief res... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence: Death toll mounts to 14

Hurricane Florence: Death toll mounts to 14 Slowly, parts of North Carolina are starting to emerge from under the cloak of Florence. Lumberton was still recovering from Hurricane Matthew when Florence swept through. "If you are refusing to leave during this mandatory evacuation, you need to do things like notify your legal next of kin because the loss of life is very, very possible", Mayor Mitch Colvin said at a news conference. [Full Article...]

Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence

Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence Two more people were killed in Lenoir County. Another 78-year-old man was found dead at his home. About 20,000 people hunkered down in 157 schools, shelters and a coliseum in Winston-Salem. Many thousand more power customers were without electricity in northeastern South Carolina Friday night. Some areas of SC could see rainfall totals of up to 15 inches, forecasters said. [Full Article...]

First Hurricane Florence deaths: mother, infant killed by tree

First Hurricane Florence deaths: mother, infant killed by tree South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has not yet lifted the evacuation order he put in place Tuesday, and it is not clear when the order will be lifted. The hurricane was also deadly, killing five people. The storm will dump rain in the Carolinas through the weekend, overwhelming rivers and setting up days of flooding, before reaching the Ohio Valley. [Full Article...]

Apple, des smartphones toujours plus grands

Apple, des smartphones toujours plus grands Mais l'argument n'est pas convaincant. Et ce n'est pas fini: si Donald Trump décide de mettre à exécution sa menace de surtaxer les produits Apple parce qu'ils ne sont pas fabriqués aux États-Unis, cela pourrait continuer à augmenter. Toutefois, et comme le confirme cette liste, Apple n'a pas fait dans la demie mesure et les nouveaux iPhone de la marque ne manqueront visiblement pas de fonds... [Full Article...]

Official Describes Hurricane Florence Rescue Efforts In Hard-Hit New Bern, North Carolina

Official Describes Hurricane Florence Rescue Efforts In Hard-Hit New Bern, North Carolina Only one North Carolina is expected to more than 1 meter of rain. " Hurricane Florence is powerful, slow and relentless", he said. At the height of the flooding , some residents were trapped in attics, and others couldn't escape because roads were rendered impassable by rising waters, including from the Neuse River. [Full Article...]

California governor: Trump a 'fool' on climate legacy

California governor: Trump a 'fool' on climate legacy Gov. California, the host of the 2018 GCAS, came up with an even more ambitious plan as Brown pushes for aggressive measures to reduce its net output of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere to zero by 2045 and make the Golden State a carbon-neutral pioneer. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence: Over 188,000 without power as monster storm batters Carolinas

Hurricane Florence: Over 188,000 without power as monster storm batters Carolinas Florence flattened trees, crumbled roads and the assault wasn't anywhere close to being over, with the siege in the Carolinas expected to last all weekend. According to fuel-station finding app GasBuddy, about 52 percent of stations Thursday in Wilmington , North Carolina were out of gas. Florence crashed ashore Friday morning in North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane , and it has wiped out ... [Full Article...]

Apple dévoile ses nouveaux modèles d'iPhone

Apple dévoile ses nouveaux modèles d'iPhone Il précise qu'elle offrira maintenant 64 lignes différentes d'iPhone et s'adresse à un vaste marché (prix de 499$ à 1 449$ US). Sa définition d'écran est un peu supérieure à celle de son petit frère, à 2688 x 1242 pixels, pour une densité inchangée de 458 pixels par pouce. [Full Article...]

Trinidadians in the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence

Trinidadians in the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence Winds and rain were arriving later in SC, and a few people were still walking on the sand at Myrtle Beach while North Carolina was getting pounded. Storm surge flooding also could push 2 miles or more inland if Florence lingers for days along the coast. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Helene: All you need to know about storm

Hurricane Helene: All you need to know about storm In addition to wind impacts, there's going to be a risky storm surge ("wall of water" that arrives) and then persistent rainfall. If the rain bands persist, the National Weather Service may raise the flash flood watch to a flash flood warning triggering the emergency alert system. [Full Article...]

Florence downgraded to a tropical storm; continues to pummel Carolinas

Florence downgraded to a tropical storm; continues to pummel Carolinas Florence's winds dropped from a peak of 225km/h to 165km/h overnight, reducing the hurricane from a terrifying Category 4 to a 2. The National Hurricane Center said early Friday that Florence's eyewall is beginning to approach the North Carolina coast bringing with it life-threatening storm surge . [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence makes landfall as torrential rains batter coast

Hurricane Florence makes landfall as torrential rains batter coast Friday. The child's father was taken to a hospital. A fourth person was killed in Lenoir County while plugging in a generator, the governor's office said. "The water kept rising and kept rising", he said. She said a hurricane has a way of bringing everyone to the same level. According to a report from the J.P. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in N. Carolina

Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in N. Carolina According to poweroutage.us, more than 500,000 customers in North Carolina and 50,000 in SC were without power on Friday morning, though the Weather Channel estimates up to 3 million customers could lose power in the Carolinas due to Florence. [Full Article...]

Volvo halts production in SC as hurricane closes in

Volvo halts production in SC as hurricane closes in Maximum sustained winds were clocked at 140 miles per hour (220 kph) as it moved west-northwest at 13 miles per hour (20 kph). As of Tuesday morning, hurricane force winds were extending up to 40 miles from the storm's center and "tropical storm force winds" were showing up as far away as 150 miles, said the National Weather Service. [Full Article...]


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