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Bad weather can be bad for your bottom line

Jan 30, 2013
Be it too hot or too cold, someone's business somewhere will be adversely affected.
Posted In: weather

How airlines weather the cost of catastrophe

Nov 7, 2012
Passengers can buy flight insurance to cover canceled trips. But when planes can't fly, airlines have no such protection.
Posted In: weather, storm, airline industry, Airlines

Betting on stormy weather

Oct 29, 2012
Weather derivatives allow companies to hedge against catastrophic losses.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, weather, Derivatives

The future of storm forecasting, and using algebra for faster broadband

Oct 29, 2012
Crowd sourcing weather reports, drone swarms with sensors, and making broadband ten times as fast with the use of algebra.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, sattelite, weather, Jeopardy

The beer before the storm: Scenes from NYC before Sandy

Oct 28, 2012
Ahead of Hurricane Sandy's landfall on the East Coast Sunday, New York residents and businesses made preparations, stocked up on supplies, and stopped to grab a pint along the way.
Posted In: weather, storm

Squaw Valley hopes for boost after early storm

Oct 25, 2012
Ski resorts are opening today in some parts of California after an early storm dumped several feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Today's open at Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe is the earliest open in 51 years.
Posted In: vacation, weather, skiing

Isaac or not, the business of weather is booming

Aug 28, 2012
You don't have to turn on the television to find a weatherman. As businesses need to know more about weather and climate, more meteorology graduates go to work for the private sector.
Posted In: weather, Isaac

NASA probes to study weather in outer space

Aug 24, 2012
Forecasting bad weather events in space can save big money down here on earth.
Posted In: NASA, weather

What we have learned from the 1995 Chicago heat wave

Jul 6, 2012
Three days of extreme heat in Chicago in 1995 caused over 700 deaths. New York University professor Eric Klinenberg talks about what we've learned from that catastrophe.
Posted In: weather, climate change, public health

Storms hit Amazon data center, Netflix and Instagram

Jul 2, 2012
Amazon's servers were hit by a storm in Virginia. Those data centers are also home to storage for other major websites like Netflix, Pinterest and Instagram.
Posted In: Amazon, cloud computing, weather

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