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Microsoft's underwater cloud: First subsea datacenter launched off the coast of Scotland

Microsoft is testing a shipping-container-sized datacenter that will provide cloud services from the bottom of the ocean.The years-long Project Natick effort recently moved into its second phase of development, with a prototype deployed to the seafloor near Scotlands Orkney Islands to process workloads.Given the density of populations along the worlds coasts…

French America Line riverboat company sails away with customers' money

Hundreds of passengers left in the lurch after cruise line cancels trips, withholds refundsA photo taken April 13, 2017, of the docked New Orleans-based riverboat, Lousiane, by a ship spotter. Passengers, including two Arizona couples, say their trips were canceled last minute and the company didn't refund them. French…

Planes, Trains, and No Automobiles on Treasure Island - June 7, 2018

In 1939, the Army Corps of Engineers dredged tons of mud and rock to create Treasure Island, the centerpiece of the Golden Gate International Exposition. Today, this island made for pomp and pageantry is getting an even more massive and, hopefully, lasting renovation.The Treasure Island Development Authoritys building…

Comprehensive Overview of Global Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) Market: Growth Rate, Trends, Historic

Questale has recently shared a new market research report on Global Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) market named as Comprehensive Overview of Global Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) Market: Growth Rate, Trends, Historical Data (2018-2025) that includes every detail related to the market. This research report includes all the historical data…

Aegean Marine: An Outright Disaster - Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE:ANW)

Having started preliminary research on Aegean Petroleum (ANW) recently, I was able to throw most of that straight into the trash yesterday. Even before recent bombshells, I saw a multitude of problems as it stood: prior crony management, a late 20-F filing, thin covenant coverage, and a business model built upon providing easy credit to customers.

Hundreds try to cross fence to Spanish territory

Europe under pressure as Iran 'nears nuclear red line'

Clare BYRNE with Eric RANDOLPH in Tehran,French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian called Iran's announcement that plans to boost its enrichment capacity "inopportune" (AFP Photo/LUDOVIC MARIN)MoreParis (AFP) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned Iran on Wednesday that its plan to increase its uranium enrichment capacity took it close to a "red line"…

Veterans Remember: 74 years later, Fred Marchant recalls the aftermath of D-Day at Omaha Beach | Wor

JENKS All thats left from the incident that earned Fred Marchant a Purple Heart is the shrapnel embedded behind his knee. More than 70 years later, it sometimes likes to remind him that its still there.When it rains or the weather changes, itll hurt some, said Marchant, who sustained the wound late in the war. I can still feel it in there.More than anything…

Is Albania Europe's best unsung holiday destination?

We walk up the slope, away from the water, past the coffee-shop tables on the pavements of Epidamn Boulevard. Then we turn left onto Rruga Kalase, and a hot day in 21st-century Albania melts, to be replaced by the second century and the Roman Empire in its pomp.Hemmed in by a scattershot of modern homes, but unmistakable in its majesty…
An unmanned heavy truck is tested in a logistics center of Suning Logistics Group in Shanghai. (Photo by Fang Dongxu/For China Daily)

Logistics becoming cheaper and faster

An unmanned heavy truck is tested in a logistics center of Suning Logistics Group in Shanghai. (Photo by Fang Dongxu/For China Daily) Jiangsu province takes measures to improve cargo delivery efficiencyEast China's Jiangsu Province has taken measures to effectively reduce the logistics costs of businesses and has witnessed rapid growth in the industry.The province saw its logistics sector…

Step Inside the Army's New Light Tank

Kris OsbornSecurity, We have all the details. Get Ready, Russia and China: Step Inside the Army's New Light TankThe Army is now evaluating industry proposals in anticipation of awarding developmental deals by next year with prototypes to follow shortly thereafter. The services request to industry described the Mobile Protected Firepower program as seeking to provide IBCTs with direct-fire…

Breakfast News - Strongbow Exploration, FairFX Group, Altona Energy and more...

No Joiners TodayOff the menu  Gloo Networks has left AIMWhats cooking in the IPO kitchen?NEX ExchangeStratmin Global Resources RTO of Signature Gold  a specialist Australian gold exploration company focused on the exploration and development of large-scale Intrusion Related Gold System. Offer TBA. Due 6 June. Will leave…

Boats carrying migrants to Europe capsize, dozens drown

By The Associated PressSun., June 3, 2018MADRID—A boat carrying migrants toward Europe sank off the coast of Tunisia and at least 46 people drowned, though dozens more could be missing, the North African nation’s defence ministry said Sunday.The ministry said 68 people were rescued overnight after the boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea near Kerkennah island, off Tunisia’s eastern coast.

Mastercard, Stargo Pair On Freight Payments

ShareShareShareSharePrintEmailTo deliver routing, pricing and payment automation for freight forwarders, Mastercard is partnering with Stargo. With Mastercards commercial payment solutions and Stargos price optimization engine, freight companies can benefit from a more efficient procure-to-pay process, Mastercard announced at Money20/20…

Classification More Relevant Than Ever

In an increasingly complex, fast changing, and challenging market, the role of the classification society is more relevant than ever, said Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, at a press conference ahead of Posidonia trade fair in Athens. Class enables innovation in shipbuilding, guides owners and operators through a demanding regulatory landscape…

The Latest: Death toll from boat off Tunisia rises to 46 | World News

MADRID (AP) The Latest on migration into and around Europe (all times local):9:10 p.m.Tunisia's defense ministry says the number of migrants who died after their boat sank off the country's coast has increased to at least 46.The ministry's press officer, Rachid Bouhoula, said Sunday afternoon that the bodies of 11 more…

The Latest: 35 migrants die as boat sinks off Tunisia

The Latest on migration into and around Europe (all times local):5:00 p.m.Tunisia's defense ministry says at least 35 migrants were killed after their boat sank off the country's coast.The ministry said in a statement Sunday that the coast guard rescued 68 others, including Tunisians and seven foreigners, during a mission…

Death toll in Tunisian migrant ship accident rises to 46

Human traffickers increasingly use Tunisia as a launch pad for migrants heading to Europe as Libya’s coast guard, aided by armed groups, has tightened controls. In this file photo taken on 14 May 2018 migrants look at the coastline as they stand aboard rescue ship MV Aquarius, off the coast of Sicily. Picture: AFPTUNIS…
At PV CellTech 2018, Raymond de Munnik, VP business development at Semco highlighted in a key presentation that passivated contacts had already been adopted for leading-edge high-efficiency solar cells in volume production with N-type mono wafer technology but further success would be adoption in the P-type mono sector. Image: Semco

SNEC 2018: BREAKING: Semco initiates major transition to China to capitalise on technology adoption

Semcos HORTUS LPCVD for passivated contact applications would also be directly available from Semco Greentech. Image: SemcoFrance-based specialist PV manufacturing equipment supplier Semco Technologies has announced at SNEC 2018 that its complete suite of PV manufacturing equipment would be spun-off and form a Joint Venture (JV) business in China with Ganshang Technology Group…

The Latest: Death toll from boat off Tunisia rises to 46 | World

MADRID (AP) The Latest on migration into and around Europe (all times local):9:10 p.m.Tunisia's defense ministry says the number of migrants who died after their boat sank off the country's coast has increased to at least 46.The ministry's press officer, Rachid Bouhoula, said Sunday afternoon that the bodies of 11 more…