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Stretch for PCs and Macs, and a Raspbian update

Today, we are launching the first Debian Stretch release of the Raspberry Pi Desktop for PCs and Macs, and we’re also releasing the latest version of …

Raspberry Pi

The Moodo scent diffuser lets you digitally adjust aromas by shouting at Alexa

Smart homes have made us used to the idea of being able to control everything from which lights are on to what music is playing with nothing more …

Have Alexa control your lights with the $20 Oittm Smart Light Switch

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Oittm (99% all-time positive feedback) via Amazon offers its Smart Wi-Fi Wall Light Switch with Amazon Alexa support for <b>$20 …

Consumer Tech

Microsoft and AWS could be the strangest cloud bedfellows yet

Today hell did not freeze over, but something remarkable happened: Microsoft and AWS announced they are working on a project together.<p>Project Gluon is an open-source, deep learning project for building, deploying and managing machine learning models. It’s worth noting that AWS and Microsoft compete …

Satya Nadella

McIntosh Expands into Portable Hi-Fi with the MHA50 Decoding Amplifier

A combination headphone amp and DAC, the MHA50 can turn your phone into a proper hi-fi music player.<p>There is nothing quite like the aural …

I'll Take This Miniature Commodore 64 Over a Tiny SNES Any Day

Unlike many of my friends, my first video game console wasn’t the original NES. It was a Commodore 64, which my parents bought as our first home …

Friday Smart Lock

It looks like an ordinary lock. As the smallest option on the market, that's by design. But the Friday Smart Lock isn't small on features. It …

Plug & Play Connectivity for Microsoft Azure IoT Suite Connected factory | Softing Blog - English

Softing’s new dataFEED edgeGate is a gateway connecting devices in industrial networks with cloud applications. In addition to standard OPC UA and …

Oil Special Report: Major changes in 2020 for the global refining industry

The International Maritime Organization’s decision to tighten global marine bunker fuel specifications to a maximum of 0.5% sulfur beginning in 2020 …

10 futuristic gadgets you didn’t know your bathroom needed

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY's newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Sure, there are plenty of smart …

Smart Homes

turn your iPhone into a beige or black retro mac with elago's smartphone stand

jan 10, 2018<p>after expectant mothers relieve themselves onto the ad, the paper doubles as a pregnancy test, revealing a new 50% off price tag.<p>after …

Periscope

Repair halts natural gas spew from Alaska undersea pipeline

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Divers have placed a clamp over a hole in an underwater Alaska pipeline, stopping the flow of millions of cubic feet of natural gas into Cook Inlet, home to endangered beluga whales.<p>Hilcorp Alaska LLC, a subsidiary of Houston-based Hilcorp, announced Friday that divers …

Oil & Gas Industry

Indian Refiner Said to Review $8 Billion Spend on Tax Shock

Indian Oil Corp., the nation’s top refiner, is reconsidering plans to invest $8 billion in the country’s east after a provincial government …

Oil

Full Start Of Reliance Petchem Plant Will Halt Heavy Naphtha Exports

Reliance Industries, owner of the world's biggest refining complex, will halt heavy naphtha exports in 2017/18 after the full-scale start-up of its …

Cybersecurity risks in US oil and gas industry

A new study from Ponemon Institute suggests that deployment of cybersecurity measures in the oil and gas industry is failing to keep pace with the …

Cybersecurity

Nexen responding to fatal explosion at Long Lake oil sands facility

CALGARY, Alberta <b>--</b> Nexen Energy is responding to an incident at its Long Lake oil sands facility south of Fort McMurray, Alberta.<p>An explosion …

Oil & Gas Industry

One killed after wave hits North Sea rig

• Access to the leading industry e-paper Upstream<br>• Continuous exclusive global news and insight<br>• Full article search access to 20 years of business …

Brazil

A California Gas Leak Is the Biggest Environmental Disaster Since the BP Oil Spill

The largest natural gas leak ever recorded is jeopardizing health and causing evacuations for thousands of Southern California residents. And two …

California's Worst Gas Leak In 40 Years (And Crews Can't Stop It)

While world leaders signed the 'historic' agreement signed in Paris to fix the world's "greatest threat," a <i>natural gas storage site in southern</i> …

Caltex fined $60,000 after powder leak at Brisbane refinery covers cars, workers

In the second incident, about 90 tonnes of a white dust - a catalytic converter described as a synthetic zeolite in the fuel production process - was …

Brisbane

Shell Canada fined C$825,000 for 2013 refinery odor leak

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The Ontario government on Tuesday ordered Shell Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, to pay C$825,000 ($620,487.36) in fines for discharging a contaminating odor from its Sarnia refinery in 2013.<p>In a statement, the Ontario Ministry for Environment and …

What it costs to produce a barrel of oil

Everyone in the energy industry is suffering as crude oil prices have slumped. But some oil producing countries are hurting more than others.<p>In the United Kingdom, it costs $52.50 to produce a barrel of oil -- which is trading right now around $42.<p>Oil production in Brazil costs nearly $49 per …

CNN

Shell fined by Scottish court for 2011 North Sea oil spill

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil major Royal Dutch Shell was handed a 22,500 pound ($33,919) fine by a local Scottish court on Tuesday for a 2011 oil spill in the North Sea that was the largest in more than a decade.<p>A subsea pipeline leak from Shell’s Gannet Alpha field spilled more than 200 tonnes of oil …

Environmentalism

Schlumberger Limited Sees 2 Clear Trends Emerging

A closer look at the market outlook by Schlumberger Limited’s CEO Paal Kibsgaard.<p><b>Schlumberger</b> (NYSE:SLB) CEO Paal Kibsgaard is quickly becoming one …

Oil & Gas Industry

How Much Spare Capacity do Saudis Have? I ask Robin Mills

<b>OGIB INTERVIEW WITH ROBIN MILLS IN DUBAI</b><i> <br>Robin Mills is author of “The Myth of the Oil Crisis” and is CEO of Qamar Energy, a consultancy that advises</i> …

Sustainability

Dozens missing after BHP Brazilian mining accident

More than two dozen people remain missing days after a deadly mining accident in Brazil involving two of the world’s largest mining groups, …

Cyber risk in an Internet of Things world

The IoT offers new ways for businesses to create value, however the constant connectivity and data sharing also creates new opportunities for …

Shell has not cleaned up Niger Delta, rights groups claim

A new report by rights group Amnesty International claims that the oil giant Shell has not cleaned up oil spills in the Niger Delta, despite the …