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2012-06-11 03:00:25

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from June 8-10: The major event over the weekend was the rain, and lots of it. Places from Mississippi to Florida experienced the wet weather. Here are a few estimated reports: Southeast Mississippi along the Gulf Coast 3.57 inches as of midnight Sunday night, and with it raining again this morning, it will only continue to add up. Mobile Alabama estimated at over 10 inches. The biggest rainfall amounts come out of the panhandle of...

Ecosystem Changes Drove Extinction In Pleistocene Australia
2012-06-07 06:50:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com Scientists may have finally established the explanation for the disappearance of the giant koala and other Australian megafauna. Between 50,000 and 45,000 years ago, around 60 species of mammals, predominantly foraging herbivores called browsers, went extinct. These animals included 19 species that weighed over 100 kilograms, like the rhinoceros-sized giant wombat and half-ton marsupial Palorchestes azael. Slightly smaller animals like the flightless bird...

Climate Change Responsible For Indus Decline
2012-05-29 13:01:31

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com New research has shed a light on an ancient Asian civilization and given a glimpse into what the future might hold for the region. Climate change is now thought to be responsible for the decline of the Indus civilization, an empire that stretched over more than a million square kilometers. One of the first great urban cultures that also included Egypt and Mesopotamia, its people lived primarily along rivers from the Arabian Sea to the Ganges, over what is...

2012-05-02 02:30:25

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce, a leading provider of online marketplace and e-commerce business solutions for mid-sized merchants, announced today a 73% increase in first quarter merchant sales of general merchandise compared with the same period in 2011. The company also announced overall positive performance for the quarter and continued success of several key growth initiatives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111027/MM95516LOGO) In addition...

2012-04-17 18:20:32

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce, Inc., a leading provider of online marketplace and e-commerce business solutions for mid-sized merchants, announced today enhanced product capabilities to benefit UK merchants. With new release features that support merchant sales for a broad set of product categories plus extended support in the European marketplace, Monsoon Commerce offers UK sellers an opportunity to significantly increase sales and improve operational...

2012-04-03 02:29:56

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce, Inc., a leading provider of online marketplace and e-commerce business solutions for mid-sized merchants, announced today multiple initiatives to increase support for online merchants and multi-channel retailers located in the UK. Along with the launch of new capabilities to support the selling of a broad set of product categories on marketplaces, the company will also host two complimentary seminars and a reception for...

Past Monsoon Changes Linked To Major Shifts In Indian Civilizations
2012-03-19 04:05:57

A fundamental shift in the Indian monsoon has occurred over the last few millennia, from a steady humid monsoon that favored lush vegetation to extended periods of drought, reports a new study led by researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). The study has implications for our understanding of the monsoon´s response to climate change. The Indian peninsula sustains over a billion people, yet it lies at the same latitude as the Sahara Desert. Without a monsoon, most...

2012-03-15 15:42:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce, Inc., a leading provider of online marketplace and e-commerce business solutions for mid-sized merchants, announced today this year's Monsoon Commerce Conference--MonCon 2012--has expanded to include two events. This increase is in response to demand and to offer additional options in timing and location. MonCon EAST kicks off in Philadelphia, PA, from May 18-20, 2012, and MonCon WEST will be held in Portland, OR, from...

2012-01-10 15:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Multimedia, a leading provider of video convergence products, today announced it has selected Zenverge's ZN200 Quad-Stream Transcoder and developed a partnership with Zenverge to leverage Monsoon's placeshifting and DVR software for high-definition (HD) streaming to multiple mobile devices for major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Zenverge is a pioneer in the development of advanced media ICs and has provided the...

2012-01-10 15:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Multimedia, a leading provider of video convergence products, announced today that it is porting its TV Anywhere placeshifting software engines to additional semiconductor platforms developed by C2 Microsystems, Inc. and Zenverge, Inc. These leading semiconductor companies offer video chipsets for use in TVs, set-top boxes, game consoles and an increasing number of connected entertainment products. TV Anywhere capabilities...


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Post Weather Report From August 2, 2012
2012-08-03 11:43:48

Four major events occurred yesterday, the first being the formation of Tropical Storm Ernesto, which is now located just east of the Windward Islands with winds near 45 knots. The second was the heat in the Southern Plains as many places saw temps over 100F with heat index values near 105-110 for the region. High temperatures are again one of the main story makers across the country. 100 degree temperatures continue to plague Texas and Oklahoma. Eleven out of the last 14 days in...

Post Weather Report From September 5, 2012
2012-09-06 08:00:50

September 5: The southwest was encompassed in the monsoon rains yesterday bringing areas of flash flooding to portions of Arizona. Another smaller but large flooding event occurred along the Mississippi Gulf Coast where places in Jackson County received 7inches of rainfall in 2 1/2hours which lead to large flooding problems of already saturated grounds from Isaac-1. The heat persisted in Eastern Texas and into Louisiana and northward into Arkansas as some places felt temps hit the100’s with...

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2009-07-04 16:31:47

Rain is a type of liquid precipitation. It is defined as condensation of atmospheric water vapor that forms into drops that become heavy enough to fall, and often making it to the surface. Rain is the primary source of most of the fresh water in the world. Rain provides suitable conditions for diverse ecosystems, water for power sources and for crop irrigation. Not all rain reaches the surface. Some rain evaporates as it falls, especially through dry air. This type of rainfall is known as...

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