News tagged with service

US govt sued over sea turtles snared in shrimp nets

Tens of thousands of endangered sea turtles die every year in the United States when they are inadvertently snared in shrimp nets, an environmental group alleges, filing a lawsuit Wednesday against the government.

dateApr 15, 2015 in Ecology
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Netflix membership surges past 60 million

Netflix on Wednesday reported an unprecedented jump in subscribers in the first quarter of this year, pushing the streaming television service membership above 60 million.

dateApr 15, 2015 in Business
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Wind bursts strongly affect El Nino severity

The long-forecasted El Niño event of 2014/15 did not meet expectations. On March 5, 2015, the National Weather Service finally declared a "weak" event arriving several months later than expected, formally ...

dateApr 15, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA/Forest Service maps aid fire recovery

New maps of two recent California megafires that combine unique data sets from the U.S. Forest Service and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are answering some of the urgent questions ...

dateApr 13, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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French TV hack 'a step up' in cyberjihadism

The "unprecedented" cyber-attack on French television channel TV5Monde represents a major "step up" in the Internet warfare being waged by highly specialised jihadist hackers, experts said Thursday.

dateApr 09, 2015 in Security
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Produce more flexibly with the Industry Cockpit

Customers expect products to be tailored to their needs. And not only that: they want to influence the way the product is manufactured as well. As a result, very flexible manufacturing and administrative ...

dateApr 09, 2015 in Engineering
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