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Microsoft is bringing the SharePoint work environment to virtual reality headsets

Microsoft overhauled its SharePoint software two years ago to better compete with Dropbox, Slack, and Box, and it’s going a step further today by bringing its business-focused software to its Mixed Reality headsets. SharePoint is primarily used by businesses to organize documents, build intranet …

Augmented Reality

Russia Flexes Its Soft Power Muscles

Extending output cuts deepens its role in global affairs.<p>Oil has touched a level above $80 a barrel for the first time since November 2014. OPEC’s inventory target for output cuts has been met.<p>But even though its oil companies want to turn on the taps and its finance ministry may be worried about …

Oil

Oil price keeps rising – will it come back to earth with a bump?

Changes in supply and demand mean that current highs will be corrected next year<p>The big story in the financial markets in 2018 has been the sharp rise in oil prices, which last week hit $80 a barrel for the first time in four years.<p>But if oil analysts are right and the cost of crude is set to carry …

Oil

Oil Prices Are Sky-High: What Happened to Fracking?

Remember the good old days when experts decided that the power of the OPEC oil cartel to control oil prices had come to an end? That fracking had …

Oil

Bacteria may be powerful weapon against antibiotic resistance

When I was a child, my parents gave me a sweet pink syrup to destroy the bacteria causing my sore throat. That memory is a testament to the power of …

Microbiology

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Wi-Fi

Oil markets firm as Brent edges ever closer to $80 per barrel

Oil prices firmed on Thursday, with Brent crude creeping ever closer to $80 per barrel, a level it has not seen since November 2014, as supplies tighten while demand remains strong.<p>Brent crude futures were at $79.36 per barrel at 0451 GMT, up 8 cents from their last close.<p>U.S. West Texas …

Oil

Morgan Stanley Says a Shipping Revolution Has Oil Headed for $90

Forget Iran and OPEC -- there’s another issue that will keep oil prices supported for the next two years, according to Morgan Stanley.<p>Brent crude …

Oil

Oil price surge to constrain demand growth, says IEA

Rising crude prices will restrain oil demand growth, the International Energy Agency said, just as the body warned of a price spike due to a …

Oil

Oil gains after report shows larger than expected U.S. stock draws | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices gained on Wednesday, shaking off the effects of a strengthening dollar, after an inventory report showed U.S. crude and gasoline stocks fell more than expected.<p>A worker checks an oil pipe at the Lukoil-owned Imilorskoye oil field outside the West Siberian city of …

Oil

Simultaneous Amelioratation of Colitis and Liver Injury in Mice by Bifidobacterium longum LC67 and Lactobacillus plantarum LC27

Article |<p>Open<p>Se-Eun Jang,<br>• Jin-Ju Jeong,<br>• Jeon-Kyung Kim,<br>• Myung Joo Han &<br>• Dong-Hyun Kim ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-4783-7900<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, …

Google Scholar

Oil surges to a fresh high as Middle East tensions spark violence

Oil has popped to a fresh high on Thursday morning as growing tensions in the Middle East raise concerns about the supply of the commodity.<p>By around 8.20 a.m. BST (3.20 a.m. ET) Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, was up 0.4% to trade at $77.66 per barrel, reaching a high not seen since November …

Middle East

Oil pares losses after NYT report that Trump told Macron US will leave Iran nuclear deal

Oil prices pared losses on Tuesday after President Donald Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.<p>U.S. …

Oil

Can the science of autophagy boost your health?

<b>A little-known scientific process is being hailed as the new way to lose weight, look younger and prolong life.</b><p>Autophagy is a natural regeneration process that occurs at a cellular level in the body, reducing the likelihood of contracting some diseases as well as prolonging lifespan.<p>In 2016, …

Nobel Prize

Oil prices fall on rising U.S. crude inventories, record production

Oil prices dipped on Thursday, weighed down by swelling U.S. crude inventories and record weekly U.S. production that is countering efforts by producer group OPEC to cut supplies and prop up prices.<p>Brent crude oil futures were at $73.19 per barrel at 0404 GMT, down 17 cents, or 0.2 percent, from …

Oil

Why some bacteria eat antibiotics and what we can do about it

Researchers harness the superpowers of germs to serve humanity<p>Some bacteria can disarm antibiotics by tying them up. Others can pump them out before they can work. And some can eat them.<p>Now, researchers can explain how these drug-gobbling germs do it. And they say their findings can help fight …

Microbiology

[Feature] Nordic scientists warn Brussels over 'superbugs'

Superbugs already kill 25,000 Europeans each year, despite hospitals fighting to stop the antibiotic resistant bacteria from spreading. This week the …

Microbiology

Study reveals how bacteria communicate in groups to avoid antibiotics

In a new study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC), researchers from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Illinois …

Microbiology

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

Breakthrough in light compression heralds dawn of a new age of technological possibilities<p>Graphene is regarded as one of the ultimate materials we …

Nanotech

Agile with a capital ‘A’: A guide to the principles and pitfalls of agile development

Understanding the true principles of agile can give companies the ability to work quickly, boosting efficiency and product success, and, ultimately, …

Graphene: The next S-curve for semiconductors?

Slowing productivity improvements and rising costs for silicon have business leaders evaluating other materials.<p><b>The path from breakthrough discovery</b> …

Innovation

Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere to protect your IoT

It's a comprehensive system meant to secure some of the most vulnerable devices connected to the internet.<p>Security experts have warned for years that your smart home devices are a hackable nightmare.<p>With smart fridges, thermometers and lightbulbs designed to be convenient and easy to use, security …

Internet of Things

Oil prices rise on crude supply worry, Wall Street strength

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Tuesday, as support from the possibility of supply disruptions and a strong equities market offset the effects of profit-taking following last week's rally above three-year highs.<p>Brent crude oil futures <LCOc1> gained 16 cents to settle at $71.58 a barrel, …

Oil

The State Of Cloud Business Intelligence, 2018

• Cloud BI adoption is soaring in 2018, nearly doubling 2016 adoption levels.<br>• Over 90% of Sales & Marketing teams say that Cloud BI is essential for getting their work done in 2018, leading all categories in the survey.<br>• 66% of organizations that consider themselves completely successful with Business …

Big Data

New receptor genes turn T-cells into powerful liver cancer foes

Mouse genes that make human T cells powerful at fighting liver cancer could one day help patients do the same, scientists report.<p>AUGUSTA, Ga. (April …

A Dangerous Antibiotic-Resistant Gene Has Spread The World. We Now Know Where It Started

We did this.<p>The mcr-1 gene, which helps bacteria resist colistin – one of the few remaining antibiotic drugs of last resort that still work – has now …

Oil prices fall slightly as US supply growth offsets OPEC support

LONDON, March 29 (Reuters) - Oil prices slipped on Thursday, as supportive comments from OPEC that its output curbs were likely to stay in place for the rest of the year were offset by another rise in U.S. inventories.<p>The oil price had touched $71 a barrel on Tuesday, near its high for the year, …

Doctors find virus in a pond, use it to destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria in man's heart

After Yale doctors replaced a major blood vessel in a 76-year-old man's heart, his chest became infected with bacteria.<p>The usual solution would be to …

Policy and Regulations in the IoT World

Watching the tech industry over the last few decades, it’s easy to come to the conclusion that all of the inventions have come solely through the …

'Toolbox' creates custom phages for killing pathogens - Futurity

Bacteriophages are viruses that can attack and kill specific bacteria. It's now easier for scientists to engineer them for specific uses.