CES 2021 - Microsoft announces the Surface Pro 7+ 2-in-1 PC and the deployment of its 85 ″ Surface Hub 2S

Microsoft is unveiling the Surface Pro 7+, a 2-in-1 laptop PC for business and education, which benefits from some improvements over version 7. The Surface Hub 2S digital board will ship in February. Rumors are rife that a Surface Pro 8 will be released soon. To be patient and to satisfy professionals, Microsoft unveils its Surface Pro 7+, a revised version of the Surface Pro 7 promised as more efficient.    Among the major evolutions of this new model, we note first of all the passage of the Intel Core processors from the 10th to the 11th generation. Storage will still be capped at 1TB, but a maximum of 32GB of RAM can now be installed, down from just 16GB previously. The SSD will also be removable and a Full HD webcam integrated into the Surface.  4G is now supported with a SIM card slot and eSIM support. Plus, battery life gets a big boost, from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm - on paper anyway - with a fast charge to 80% in an hour. The Surface 7 Pro +

OPEC+ meeting, the framework of the offer under debate

A remote meeting of OPEC + ministers started on Thursday to take stock of the reduction in world supply and the intentions of producer countries like Iraq and Kazakhstan to respect their production quotas in order to support price per barrel.
OPEC+ meeting, the framework of the offer under debate

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, united under the unofficial name of Opep +, have reduced their production by 9.7 million barrels per day (bpd) since the beginning of May, an unprecedented drop equivalent to at 10% of total world supply and aims to encourage the rebound in crude prices.

The group agreed earlier this month to extend the deal until the end of July; production should then only be reduced by 7.7 million bpd until December.

Three sources in OPEC + said the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) meeting remotely on Thursday should not recommend extending the reduction of 9.7 million bpd beyond July.

He must however fix the date of the next meeting, expected in July, which will discuss the cuts in pumping for the month of August.

On the oil market, the price of a barrel of Brent moved Thursday slightly above 41 dollars. It has recovered more than 150% from its mid-April low ($ 15.98) but remains almost 40% below its level at the start of the year.