The FCC announced Saturday that it's approved an experimental license for Project Loon to operate in Puerto Rico.
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said 83 per cent of mobile sites remain out of service, while wireless communications companies had deployed temporary sites.
Last Thursday, the Project Loon team at Alphabet's X division noted to Mashable that they were "working hard with the Puerto Rican authorities to see if there's a way for us to use Loon balloons to bring some emergency connectivity to the island during this time of need".
The approval is part of the FCC's larger promise to form a hurricane recovery task force that's primarily focused on Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. But in earlier statements to Mashable, a Loon spokesman said the Puerto Rico effort would be "a little more complicated because we're starting from scratch". To deliver signal to people's devices, Loon needs be integrated with a telco partner's network - the balloons can't do it alone. "You don't have to announce you've lit up coverage".
While jobs were lost , the unemployment rate dipped slightly to 4.2 percent as those listed as unemployed shrunk by 331,000. For the first time in seven years, jobs have been destroyed in the wake of the hurricanes that struck the u.s. territory.
Moisture will be on an increase today , as there may be a few more showers and chance for isolated t-showers in the afternoon. As that high slides to our north, it will push down cooler air, so we'll get highs in the mid 70s on Wednesday .
The town became the main stronghold of the terror group in the region after the Iraqi army regained control of Mosul in July. Hawija has been an insurgent bastion since soon after the US-led invasion of 2003.
District administration officials said that the death toll could rise as several injured people are in critical condition. In February, a suicide blast on the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar had killed over 90 people and injured around 400.
NBC News reported that Paddock researched hotels around Fenway Park, according to an anonymous law enforcement official. As the investigation continues, law enforcement authorities are assessing evidence to determine a motive.
Presidential spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Thursday that "we're certainly open to having that conversation". With over 500 people injured in the attack, the Trumps visited one of the hospitals where survivors are recovering.
The study said programming a navigation system is the most distracting task - taking an average of 40 seconds. Some automakers have already disabled certain infotainment features when the vehicle is in drive.
Moving onto the software section, the BB Motion in the image is running the pure Android OS and not the BlackBerry Secure . The smartphone is it's long rumored phone called the Blackberry Krypton which will be launched as Blackberry Motion .
AN INDEPENDENT scrutiny panel has today "commended" Wiltshire Police for their involvement in Operation Conifer. The Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, this week defended Sir Edward.
Nobel Prize a message to Trump
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Bruce Arena sounds rally cry ahead of USA's crucial qualifiers
Just over a month ago, the United States suffered an embarrassing 2-0 loss to Costa Rica , at Red Bull Arena , in New Jersey. Panama worked the ball well from left to right before Gabriel Torres rifled a shot that the veteran netminder pushed away.
Arrested Rio chief had 16 gold bars
The IOC's reputation had already been badly tarnished by Rio 2016 , even before these latest corruption allegations. The IOC asked the Brazilian authorities for more information about the case.
Russians allegedly hacked NSA via Kaspersky flaw
The company said in a statement that it "has not been provided any information or evidence substantiating this alleged incident". We make no apologies for being aggressive in the battle against malware and cybercriminals - you shouldn't accept any less.
Brent Oil barrel Price Horizontal Cruising
Worldwide credit rating agency Fitch announced yesterday that crude oil prices in global market will remain under $60 per barrel. Oil prices settled mildly lower Tuesday as investors awaited reports on USA crude stockpiles scheduled for release Wednesday.
Netflix is raising its prices starting this month
The price of the Standard tariff, which offers two-screens of simultaneous viewing and HD video, is going up from $9.99 to $10.99. Netflix lost 600,000 subscribers and its stock price plummeted by 80 percent in the subsequent backlash.
NASA streams first of three October spacewalks
They replaced one of two Latching End Effectors (LEE) which had lost the ability to grip effectively, said the USA space agency . Canadarm2 riding the Mobile Base System along the Mobile Transporter railway, running the length of the station's main truss.
Cheap solar energy the fastest growing new power source
While coal is expected to remain the largest source of electricity generation in 2022, its lead over renewables will be halved. Despite policy uncertainties at the federal level, the United States remains the second-largest growth market for renewable .