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Israel's chief geologist says latest bidding round offers changes and upgrades

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief, World Oil on 2/22/2019 HOUSTON — The history of Israel’s gas and oil development can be subdivided into two distinct periods: 1955 to 1995, and 1999 to today. In the first period, roughly 450 wells were drilled onshore and offshore Israel. The onshore Heletz oil field was discovered in the 1950s, Read More

Microsoft workers demand it drop $480 million U.S. Army contract

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Several Microsoft Corp employees on Friday demanded that the company cancel a $480 million hardware contract with the U.S. Army and stop developing “any and all weapons technologies.” A Microsoft store is pictured in New York City, New York, U.S., August 21, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo The organizing effort, described to Read More

Spark Energy, Inc. Announces Time Change for Upcoming Earnings Conference Call

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HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spark Energy, Inc. (“Spark” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SPKE), an independent retail energy services company, today announced that its fourth quarter and full year earnings call will take place at 9:00 AM Central (10:00 AM Eastern) on Monday, March 4, 2019. The call originally had been scheduled for Read More

Galaxy Fold: The internet reacts to Samsung's flexible phone

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Media playback is unsupported on your device “How much!?!” It wasn’t so long ago that the tech press got in a tizz over the first $1,000 (£766) smartphones. Now we’re being expected to stump up roughly double that for the entry-level version of Samsung’s Galaxy Fold. Yes, the phone-tablet hybrid seems to be a modern-day Read More

Dropbox expects drop in first-quarter operating margin, shares fall

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(Reuters) – File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc forecast a drop in current-quarter operating margins from a year earlier, sending its shares down nearly 11 percent in extended trading. The Dropbox app logo seen on a mobile phone in this illustration photo October 16, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo The weak margin outlook overshadowed a Read More

Psych evaluations & strict code of conduct: Pope offers ‘concrete’ steps to fight sexual abuse

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Pope Francis has proposed a list of 21 initiatives he believes will stall the erosion of trust in the Catholic Church which has been plagued by numerous sexual abuse scandals and accusations of trying to sweep them under the rug. Trying to apply maximum pressure to convince the clergy to confront the issue, the Pope Read More

Spectrum Global Solutions Receives Over $5.8 Million in New Contract Awards

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LONGWOOD, Fla., Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. (OTC: SGSI) (“Spectrum Global” or the “Company”), a single-source provider of end-to-end next-generation wireless and wireline network solutions and professional services to the service provider (carrier) and corporate enterprise markets, today announces that year-to-date it has received over $5.8 million in new contract awards Read More

Essential Energy Services 2018 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast Details

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Essential Energy Services Ltd. (TSX: ESN) (“Essential”) intends to release its 2018 fourth quarter and year-end financial results on March 6, 2019 and has scheduled a conference call and webcast at 10:00 am MT (12:00 pm ET) on March 7, 2019. The conference call dial in numbers Read More

Finnish startup Varjo rolls out $5,995 VR headset

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The new VR-1 headset from Finnish startup Varjo. Courtesy Varjo/via REUTERS HELSINKI/LONDON (Reuters) – Atomico-backed Finnish startup Varjo on Tuesday launched its top-of-the-range virtual reality headset, aiming to take VR technology to the aerospace and automotive sectors. The most widely known VR headsets such as HTC Vive or Facebook’s Oculus have so far mostly made Read More

Rockwell and Schlumberger enter JV to create Sensia cloud, edge-enabled process automation solution

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2/19/2019 MILWAUKEE and HOUSTON — Rockwell Automation, dedicated to industrial automation and information, and Schlumberger, provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry, have announced that they have entered into an agreement to create a new joint venture, Sensia, the first fully integrated digital oilfield automation solutions Read More