Google to Provide Puerto Rico With Cell Service Using Balloons
08 October, 2017, 00:56 | Author: Malcolm Fuller
Cell service has mostly been down since Hurricane Maria hit the island. The license extends from October 6th until April 4th, 2018, and it was granted to Ben Wojtowicz, a software engineer and member of Alphabet's X lab who works on Project Loon. "It is critical that we adopt a coordinated and comprehensive approach to support the rebuilding of communications infrastructure", said FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in a statement.
When it comes to power, Tesla boss Elon Musk wants to get the lights back on in Puerto Rico using a solar power grid designed by his company - the entrepreneur said on Twitter that projects completed on smaller islands could be scaled up.
Tesla had previously said, in late September, that it was sending to Puerto Rico hundreds of batteries that can rely on solar panels to store power which provides emergency aid in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
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It's unclear if X has found a telecomm company to partner with in the US territory.
"To deliver signal to people's devices, Loon needs be integrated with a telco partner's network-the balloons can't do it alone", she said, adding that the company is "making solid progress on this next step".
It was the strongest hurricane to hit the U.S. in over a century and the 155mph winds left Puerto Rico entirely without power. In a report issued yesterday, the FCC revealed that 83 percent of cell towers on the island are still down, with the US Virgin Islands in a similar state. "You don't have to announce you've lit up coverage".
The incident left the perpetrator "with burns all over his body", Bruno Ataide Santos , director of the local hospital stated. At least five toddlers and six teachers have died during a horrific arson attack at their nursery this morning .
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Last week, Mr Burr said there is no evidence of anything so far connecting Mr Trump's campaign and Russian interference . But he added that Russian intelligence could threaten the next round of congressional elections next year.
Even with Beard, the Sparks were a younger group than the Lynx this year, which is something to consider for the future. Los Angeles had trouble finding the rim in the opening minutes, missing its first five shots of the game.
Ensemble-based track probabilities for 90L over the next ten days from the ECMWF model (left) and GFS model (right). The good news is the chance of this developing into a tropical system is very low (odds of development at 10%).
She flew from Manila to Hong Kong on September 22 and then returned to Manila three days later on September 25. The latter attack was previously the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history.
Just five years later, the country is once again reeling, this time from the deadliest mass shooting in its history. What may have made this an easier call for the gun lobby and pro-gun conservatives, though, is market obscurity.
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The plastic bags contained knives and " heavy metal pieces " apparently to make them sink, Jensen added, as cited by AP. The events that transpired while the two were underwater are still unknown but Wall never returned to shore.
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Storms should move out quickly Saturday , leaving Saturday afternoon and evening, and Sunday dry, the weather service said. With high pressure in control of the area this morning, skies are clear and temperatures are quite chilly.
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Sharif, 30, is to make his first appearance Tuesday in provincial court on 11 charges, including five counts of attempted murder. One person suffered a fractured skull and was initially in critical condition, but had since been upgraded to stable.
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