Tag: second

Melbourne’s 2015 rainfall well under average for the second year running

Posted December 12, 2015 13:38:19 Photo: Blue skies in Melbourne, as the city records beneath average rainfall in 2015. (ABC News: Margaret Burin) It has been one more dry year in Melbourne, with a “relatively robust” El Nino effect causing the city to record properly under average rainfall for the second year in a row,…


Australia edges fascinating second day in Adelaide Test

Updated November 28, 2015 23:09:33 Photo: New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill leaves the field after being dismissed by Australia’s Josh Hazlewood for 17. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Related Story: NZ leads Australia by 94 runs after day two: As is happened Map: Adelaide 5000 Not every day of Test cricket is filled with verve. Not every…


Bezos spaceship makes second flight

Image copyright Blue Origin Image caption The craft’s maiden outing was in April The Amazon.com entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has performed a second flight of his New Shepard spaceship. Intended ultimately to carry people just above the atmosphere, the re-usable car launched from west Texas on Monday with no-one aboard. Each parts of New Shepard –…


Jawbone cuts 15 percent of staff in second round of layoffs this year

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: Jawbone) It looks like the vacation season is not starting off so brightly for Jawbone. According to TechCrunch, the wearable devices company will lay off about 60 employees, representing 15 percent of its worldwide workforce. Jawbone will also shut down its New York City office and downsize its Sunnyvale, California and Pittsburgh locations as component…