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Global oil discoveries fell to a record low in 2016 as conventional oil projects sanctioned were at the lowest level in more than 70 years, according to the International Energy Agency
Three new explosion-protected temperature alarm and thermal network cameras allow plant operators to monitor remote, inaccessible, and sensitive areas, allowing for rapid incident response and protection of employees, machinery, and critical industrial infrastructure
A new tool, named Reservoir Engineering Integrated Environment (REOnline), helps engineers to better plan, develop and manage the company’s fields and reservoirs
Siemens has received an order to deliver an industrial steam turbine package to expand the Az Zour South 3 open cycle gas turbine power plant to a combined cycle power plant
An energy industry entrepreneur is targeting growth in the Middle East after snapping up Oil Plus Ltd, a specialist oil and gas consultancy
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All is not well in Google Play.
A group of researchers has determined that hundreds of apps in the store have a gaping security h*** that potentially allows hackers to implant malware and steal data from millions of Android smartphones.
According to a paper detailing the alleged flaw, the problem lies within apps that create open ports on cellphones. This is a known and understood problem with computers, but hasn't before been systematically studied in smartphones. The University of Michigan team used a custom tool to scan 24,000 apps and found 410 potentially vulnerable applications — at least one of which has been downloaded millions of times. Read more...More about Cybersecurity, Hackers, Google, Smartphones, and Android
As if America's first total solar eclipse in decades wasn't cool enough, the U.S. Postal Service is making the North America blackout an event to celebrate forever with a new thermochromic stamp. That's a stamp that changes when you touch it, and we're so into it.
The new stamp (it goes from a black orb to a full moon with the heat of your finger) celebrates the first eclipse crossing all of North America for the first time since 1918. The big day is Aug. 21 and the stamp will debut on June 20 at an issuing event at the University of Wyoming on the summer solstice. Starting in June you can pre-order the stamps, or you can just wait for them to arrive at post offices starting June 20. Read more...More about Moon, Sun, Usps, Stamps, and Nasa
We promise this is not a sketch from Portlandia.
Pickling things has certainly seen a hipster resurgence in recent years, but we've now reached peak pickle with pickle juice soda.
Grandpa Joe's Candy Shop, a chain of super cute candy stores in Pennsylvania and Ohio, has announced the arrival of Pickle Juice Soda in its stores, and people seem to be equally excited and grossed out.
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