Project Latte: How Microsoft wants to integrate Android apps into Windows 10

Windows 10 may soon be able to run mobile apps designed for Android. Update on the technical details that allow this porting.  Microsoft is working on a software solution that would allow app developers to run their Android apps on Windows 10 with little or no code changes. How? 'Or' What ? By packaging them as an MSIX app package format and allowing developers to submit them to the Microsoft Store. The project is codenamed " Latte ," according to Windows Central, which says it will go into production next year. Microsoft had already tried to put Android applications under Windows 10 with the Astoria project, which has since aborted. The Latte project is probably powered by the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). But Microsoft will need to provide its own Android subsystem for Google's OS apps to actually work. Microsoft has announced that the WSL will soon be compatible with GPU acceleration, which should improve the performance of applications runnin

Europe could run out of oil in 2030, says Shift Project

Europe could run out of crude by the end of the decade, say experts on the Shift Project, if it does not make a sufficiently ambitious energy transition. Europe’s oil supply is under threat, warns the Shift Project. This group of experts, led by economist Mathieu Auzanneau, brings together former executives from Total and has obtained the latest data from Rystad, the Norwegian economic intelligence agency, on resources and reserves country by country. and field by field of the petroleum industry.

Europe could run out of oil in 2030, says Shift Project

Verdict: More than 50% of the EU’s supply is on the wane. It's "easy oil winter," said the report (see here). Russia, which supplies 30% of the European supply, will see its production fall by 9% in the next ten years. Even greater decline in supply from the Gulf of Guinea countries, -30% for Nigeria and Angola, -45% for Gabon and Congo-Brazzaville. Algeria’s supply should continue to fall, -13%.

Russia and Africa supply forecast to fall

Africa accounts for 10% of Europe’s oil supply. Apart from Saudi Arabia, whose production should remain solid, and Iraq, whose supply is promised for strong growth, the other suppliers of Europe have uncertain potential, whether Iran, Libya, Norway, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil, Canada or the United States.

Especially since the Covid-19 crisis has caused investment to collapse, a new miracle in shales is very much in jeopardy. Extrapolating data from Rystad, The Shift Project predicts that by 2030 the supply of current suppliers in Europe will decrease from 1% to 8%.



Risk of abrupt withdrawal without an adapted climate policy

As the fall in consumption does not go as quickly on the Old Continent, there is a danger of sudden withdrawal of oil for Europe. "If the European Union does not succeed in implementing the appropriate climate policies", "it risks being overtaken by the broom wagon of Peak Oil!" Warns the Shift Project.

Aggravating factor, global demand will grow in emerging countries, particularly in Asia and to a lesser extent in Africa, while their production will decrease. An additional 11 million barrels will have to be found, the current consumption of the European Union, which will therefore be in competition with the rest of the world on its supplies.