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Scientists want AI to help predict dangerous hurricanes

September 2nd, 2020

A team of scientists, including those at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has developed an artificial intelligence algorithm to predict the rapid intensification of tropical storms and hurricanes. The system is far more accurate than the current model and has a low rate of false positives. If used in the future, it could save lives by …

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2020 hurricane forecast predicts 16 storms, 4 major hurricanes

April 2nd, 2020

Weather scientists are predicting a total of 16 significant storms during the Atlantic hurricane season, along with four major storms of category 3 to 5.  The four largest storms will produce winds of at least 111 mph, which is more than enough to cause widespread damage to coastal cities.  The forecast, which was published by …

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Hurricane Michael has arrived, and it’s stronger than anyone expected

October 10th, 2018

Hurricane Michael just made landfall along the Florida panhandle and it’s packing much more of a punch than most assumed it would when warnings about its arrival began to spread about a week ago. At the time, the then-tropical-storm wasn’t expected to achieve its current Category 4 status, but now that it’s here, it’s time …

‘Inferior products’ to blame for weak HTC sales in Q4, Citigroup says

November 25th, 2011

HTC cut its fourth-quarter guidance for the second time earlier this week, sending shares of the company’s stock to their lowest point in more than a year. The Taiwan-based smartphone vendor cut revenue estimates by roughly 23% for the fourth quarter as steep competition from Samsung, Apple and other companies will seemingly make HTC’s run …

HTC cuts forecast on competition from Apple and Samsung, reevaluates S3 acquisition

November 23rd, 2011

Leading smartphone vendor HTC on Wednesday trimmed its fourth-quarter revenue forecast by roughly 23% as stiff competition from Samsung and Apple has seeming slowed sales. The Taiwan-based company became the No.1 smartphone vendor in the U.S. by shipment volume last quarter, but a six-month string of record revenue came to an end in October following …

ABI: Global LTE connections to approach 80 million in 2013

October 25th, 2011

LTE networks in the United States are expanding at a remarkable pace — after less than a year, the U.S. is already the global 4G LTE leader by subscription volume — and global LTE growth is expected to remain strong in the coming years. Market research and intelligence firm ABI Research last week said that …

Windows Phone will be No. 2 smartphone OS by 2015 according to Gartner, IDC

September 2nd, 2011

According to research reports from Gartner and IDC, Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system will grab about 20% of the smartphone market by 2015, enough to propel the OS past Apple’s iOS platform to take the No. 2 spot globally. Research firm Gartner believes Android will have a 49% market share in 2015, followed by Windows …

RBC raises Nokia outlook for Q3: 'Not as dire as feared'

August 26th, 2011

Nokia’s situation may not be quite as “dire” as initially anticipated according to RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Sue. Despite Nokia’s rough second-quarter earnings, which were called “clearly disappointing” by Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, Sue sees Nokia in a better position than most. In a note to investors on Friday, the analyst reiterated his Outperform rating on …

IHS ups tablet forecast, still sees Apple's iPad share sinking through 2015

August 24th, 2011

Market research firm IHS iSuppli has revised its global five-year tablet shipment forecast, which now estimates that 60 million tablets will be shipped this year and 275.3 units will ship in 2015. IHS had previously estimated that 262.1 tablets would ship in 2015. Most of the firm’s changes revolve around increased market share estimates for …