News tagged with time

Vox Media raises capital for global expansion

Vox Media, publisher of online news sites including The Verge and SB Nation, said Monday it raised fresh capital, giving it a reported $380 million value and fueling expansion plans.

Dec 01, 2014
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California gets funds for quake warning system

California has received a spurt of federal funding to expand an earthquake warning system intended to provide enough time for trains to brake, utilities and factories to shut off gas lines, and people to dive under a table ...

Dec 15, 2014
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Russia turns back clocks to permanent Winter Time

Russia on Sunday is set to turn back its clocks to winter time permanently in a move backed by President Vladimir Putin, reversing a three-year experiment with non-stop summer time that proved highly unpopular.

Oct 25, 2014
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Early warning system for dikes passes field test

Sensors and intelligent systems for analyzing sensor data can detect damage to dikes at an early stage, and thus protect longer dike segments as well. Technology developed by Siemens for this has now passed ...

Nov 14, 2014
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Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing

Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers publicity ...

Aug 20, 2014
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UC Santa Barbara receives $65M from Munger

A physics institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has received a $65 million donation—the largest single gift in the university's history.

Oct 30, 2014
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