Spy satellites, drones, help experts discover lost city in Iraq founded after Alexander the Great

Archaeologists have harnessed spy satellite imagery and drones to help identify the site of an ancient lost city in Northern Iraq.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/26/spy-satellites-drones-help-experts-discover-lost-city-in-iraq-founded-after-alexander-great.html

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Rocket Lab electron booster falls short in debut test launch

The debut flight of Rocket Lab’s miniature satellite launcher wasn’t perfect, but the company is confident enough to proceed with plans for a second test launch this summer, founder and CEO Peter Beck said today (May 25).

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/rocket-lab-electron-booster-falls-short-in-debut-test-launch.html

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NASA images reveal impact winter storms have had on drought-ravaged California

Satellite photographs from the NASA Earth Observatory show the drastic change this winter’s almost-ceaseless rain and snow have had on the California landscape from 2014 – when the state was suffering through a devastating drought.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/08/nasa-images-reveal-impact-winter-storms-have-had-on-drought-ravaged-california.html

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Wireless, Telecom and Pay TV: The Future Is Coming Into Focus

Wireless, telecom and pay TV — including cable, satellite and Internet services — are all on a growth trajectory, but each company is taking a different path. That means comparing them will be more difficult going forward. In the past, the companies in these sectors in many respects looked the same and offered nearly the same basic services. Looking forward however, things appear very different. The future is all about the cloud, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, cognitive computing and much more.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84275.html?rss=1

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China's longest space mission launches

China’s Shenzhou 11 “heavenly vessel” launched Monday (7:30 p.m. Sunday ET) from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert. The launch was shown on state broadcaster CCTV.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/bzPlZrvHCSA/index.html

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Satellite data can help predict which of the world's tropical forests are in trouble

Researchers at Wageningen University are using satellite data to produce heat maps showing which of the world’s tropical forests might be in trouble. The results could help people intervene before it’s too late.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/satellite-data-can-help-predict-which-worlds-tropical-forests-are-in-trouble.html

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Google Earth's new mapping system provides sharpest images of the planet yet

New images released on Monday by Google Earth from the Landsat 8 satellite are giving viewers a crisp, stellar glimpse of our planet.

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How to Keep Streaming Audio From Chewing Through Your Cell Phone's Data Plan

For road warriors who spend endless hours commuting or traveling, the usual AM, FM, or satellite radio offerings can grow tiresome.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/18/how-to-keep-streaming-audio-from-chewing-through-your-cell-phone-data-plan.html

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A Streaming DirecTV Service Is Coming This Year

If you want to try satellite TV service but the thought of drilling dish-mounting holes in your roof is less than appealing, you’ll soon have a new option: AT&T is launching a streaming DirecTV s…

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/01/streaming-directv-service-is-coming-this-year.html

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Toshiba unveils the world’s first 12.5-inch 4K convertible laptop

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At IFA in Berlin, Toshiba has unveiled the Satellite Radius 12, the first 12.5-inch convertible laptop with a 4K screen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/213309-toshiba-unveils-the-worlds-first-12-5-inch-4k-convertible-laptop

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First Look: Dish's Sling TV web-based television service

Even as Apple is reportedly struggling to put together its own long-rumored web television initiative, satellite provider Dish Network has begun to roll out its competing Sling TV over-the-top offering to a select group of early adopters. AppleInsider was given access to the invite-only beta and brings some first impressions of the impressive service.

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Dish Network Gives Super Bowl Commercials Their Due

Dish Network on Thursday announced that subscribers to its satellite TV service can enable Reverse AutoHop for this Sunday’s Super Bowl. This feature will enable viewers with the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR to watch the commercials alone without having to fast-forward through the game. To utilize Reverse AutoHop, customers need only have the PrimeTime Anytime feature enabled for NBC prior to the game’s kickoff. Then, beginning on Monday, they will have the option to automatically jump to the commercial spots.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81655.html?rss=1

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Dish announces 'Sling TV' $20-per-month Internet TV service with ESPN, CNN, more

Satellite television provider Dish has jumped into the cord-cutting ring with a new over-the-top streaming television service featuring a number of big-name broadcasters, possibly signaling that content owners are becoming more at ease with alternative distribution methods that could bolster Apple’s own efforts.

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NFL Sunday Ticket coming to iOS, Mac for 2014 season with no satellite subscription needed

Satellite television provider DirecTV looks set to offer a standalone subscription to its popular NFL Sunday Ticket package for the first time, meaning cord-cutting football fans can follow the action this fall on their iPhone, iPad, or Mac without mounting a dish to their roof.

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MH370 satellite logs released, but redactions by Malaysian government will only fuel further conspiracy theories

GPS Satellite
Malaysian authorities, working with British satellite company Inmarsat, has released 47 pages of satellite logs that were used to track flight MH370 to the southern Indian Ocean. The timing on this release is significant, as Australia today announced that the deep-sea search for flight MH370 has been postponed for three months, pending a complete bathymetric (topographical) map of 60,000 square kilometers of the seabed where MH370 is thought to have crashed. As the search for the missing plane moves into its eleventh week, we yet again have to wonder whether we are looking in the right place or not. With the release of the satellite logs, can we now check if Inmarsat is right about MH370’s final resting place?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/183093-mh370-satellite-logs-released-but-the-redactions-will-only-fuel-further-conspiracy-theories

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