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Private timberland from Washington to California lost billions in value due to wildfires

A new study from Oregon State University estimates that wildfire and drought caused $11.2 billion in economic losses to privately owned timberland in California, Oregon and Washington over the past two decades......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 8th, 2023

New research reveals the children with "no voice" in the family courts

Important decisions are made about a child's life during private law proceedings—but a strikingly large proportion of children are not seen by the professionals involved, and have no voice, new research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 43 min. ago

A new tool can help protect California and Nevada communities from floods while preserving their water supply

At the dawn of the new year in 1997, the Truckee River transformed. The winter season had thus far been great for snow, but when a subtropical storm from near the Hawaiian Islands rolled in, it carried with it unseasonably warm rain. The warm rainfal.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 43 min. ago

California regulators postpone decision on Waymo"s self-driving expansion plan

Waymo will wait a little longer to hear whether California regulators approve the self-driving tech company's ambitious expansion request......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 42 min. ago

Website builder Ucraft leaks data of hundreds of thousands of users

Around 200,000 Ucraft users may have lost sensitive information following breach......»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News15 hr. 15 min. ago

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week – 02/19/2024

Every week we take a close look at the most pirated movies on torrent sites. What are pirates downloading? 'The Iron Claw' tops the chart, followed by 'The Beekeeper'. ‘'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom' completes the top three. From: TF, for the lates.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News16 hr. 14 min. ago

IPTV / Astrology Business Received Signals, Failed to Predict Copyright Lawsuit

The owner of an astrology business, who allegedly sold subscriptions to a 10,000 channel IPTV service, was warned that his illegal business had no future. A complaint filed at a California court claims the defendant believed he had enough time and sp.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News16 hr. 14 min. ago

"True Detective: Night Country": What"s with the polar bears?

Let's track the polar bears in HBO's "True Detective: Night Country": What do they mean? Lost called, it wants its polar bear back.One of the many mysteries of True Detective: Night Country is embodied by one of the cutest and deadliest animals.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 15 min. ago

We’re Still Waiting on Android 15’s Private Space Feature

With the release of the first Developer Preview of Android 15, I was a bit excited to dive in and see what’s new. To my surprise, the feature I was most looking forward to, Private Space, is still MIA. Read: What’s New Inside Android 15 D.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News16 hr. 15 min. ago

Black hole fashions stellar beads on a string

Astronomers have discovered one of the most powerful eruptions from a black hole ever recorded. This mega-explosion billions of years ago may help explain the formation of a striking pattern of star clusters around two massive galaxies, resembling be.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 43 min. ago

Cadillac Lyriq EV again eligible for $7,500 federal tax credit

Buyers of the Lyriq temporarily lost access to the EV consumer tax credit because two minor components did not comply with new battery sourcing rules effective this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News18 hr. 43 min. ago

Scientists simulate Lahaina Fire to improve prediction of wildland-urban fires

Scientists have successfully applied a pair of advanced computer models to simulate last year's wildfire that devastated the Hawaiian town of Lahaina. The development could lay the groundwork for more detailed predictions of wildfires that advance in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 15 min. ago

Private US spacecraft enters orbit around the moon ahead of landing attempt

A private U.S. lunar lander reached the moon and eased into a low orbit Wednesday, a day before it will attempt an even greater feat—landing on the gray, dusty surface......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 15 min. ago

Signal usernames rolling out in beta, to keep your phone number private

Signal usernames have long been inexplicably absent from the secure messaging app, requiring users to share their phone number with contacts. That’s changing, however, in the latest beta … more….....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News20 hr. 15 min. ago

View from Washington: Mercedes-Benz unit takes on U.S. charging deficit

Andrew Cornelia, CEO of Mercedes-Benz High-Power Charging North America, says more EV chargers are needed to support the vehicles on the road......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News22 hr. 15 min. ago

Weedy rice gets competitive boost from its wild neighbors

Rice feeds the world. But a look-alike weed has many ways of getting ahead. Weedy rice is an agricultural pest with a global economic impact. It is an aggressive weed that outcompetes cultivated rice and causes billions of dollars in yield losses wor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

Commercial spaceship set for lunar touchdown, in test for US industry

A company from Texas is poised to attempt a feat that until now has only been accomplished by a handful of national space agencies, but could soon become commonplace for the private sector: landing on the Moon......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

Walmart buying TV-brand Vizio for its ad-fueling customer data

Deal expected to close as soon as this summer. Enlarge (credit: Vizio) Walmart announced an agreement to buy Vizio today. Irvine, California-based Vizio is best known for lower-priced TVs, but its real value to Walmart i.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

Dana blames UAW strike for $39 million Q4 loss

Dana lost $39 million in the fourth quarter in large part because of the UAW strike, which the company said disproportionately impacted its factories when Detroit 3 assembly plants were shut down......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

First known photos of "lost bird" captured by scientists

For the first time, scientists have captured photos of a bird long thought lost. Known as the Yellow-crested Helmetshrike, or Prionops alberti, the species is listed as a 'lost bird' by the American Bird Conservancy because it had not seen in nearly.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Mazda embraces California vibe for new innovation center in Tokyo

Mazda wants its engineers to think out-of-the-box. To do that, the Japanese carmaker's newest office is an innovation incubator in a downtown Tokyo skyscraper aimed at inspiring new ideas with new partners......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024