|By Marketwired .||
|August 8, 2014 06:00 AM EDT||
SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/08/14 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Here are Industrial Info's most-read stories from the past week. Browse other breaking industrial news stories at www.industrialinfo.com.
Black & Veatch: U.S. Energy Markets to Get Gassier, Greener
The U.S. electricity mix will get greener and gassier during the next 25 years, but continued growth of natural gas production from shale formations will moderate gas price increases in the near term. As natural gas becomes the predominant fuel for electricity, power prices will increasingly be tied to gas prices. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.
North America to See New Wave of Polyethylene Capacity Projects
Polyethylene, one of the most common derivatives of ethylene, is a versatile plastic. In the U.S. and Canada, Industrial Info is tracking 30 active capital projects worth about $6 billion that are planned in polyethylene units. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.
Important Approvals Given for U.S. LNG Projects
U.S. liquefied natural gas projects continue making headway through important government approvals. Late last week, the Department of Energy and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission helped facilities in Oregon and Texas develop through approvals for exports and construction. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.
KBR Projects Growth in Hydrocarbons from U.S. Shale Gas Market after Second-Quarter 2014 Losses
KBR Incorporated reported sharp drops in revenues and profits for second-quarter 2014, as government demand continued to decline, key Canadian businesses incurred losses, and volumes paled from last year. Industrial Info is tracking $108 billion in projects involving KBR. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.
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SYS-CON Events announced today that MetraTech, now part of Ericsson, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society- a world leader in communications infrastructure, software and services. Some 40% of the world’s mobile traffic runs through networks Ericsson has supplied, serving more than 2.5 billion subscribers.
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We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC, and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will w...
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Scott Jenson leads a project called The Physical Web within the Chrome team at Google. Project members are working to take the scalability and openness of the web and use it to talk to the exponentially exploding range of smart devices. Nearly every company today working on the IoT comes up with the same basic solution: use my server and you'll be fine. But if we really believe there will be trillions of these devices, that just can't scale. We need a system that is open a scalable and by using ...
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Thanks to widespread Internet adoption and more than 10 billion connected devices around the world, companies became more excited than ever about the Internet of Things in 2014. Add in the hype around Google Glass and the Nest Thermostat, and nearly every business, including those from traditionally low-tech industries, wanted in. But despite the buzz, some very real business questions emerged – mainly, not if a device can be connected, or even when, but why? Why does connecting to the cloud cre...
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