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 +

Botswana: Lucara concludes a new agreement with HB and Louis Vuitton for the polishing of the "Sethunya"

HB will produce an “extraordinary” collection of polished diamonds for Louis Vuitton, thanks to “Sethunya”, a rough recovered in Karowe in Botswana. This is the announcement made by Lucara that will obtain a consideration consisting of the purchase price and a supplement on the sale of the jewelry.

Lucara concludes a new agreement with HB and Louis Vuitton for the polishing of the "Sethunya"

The Canadian mining company Lucara Diamond announced on November 4, 2020, the conclusion of a new agreement with its two partners Louis Vuitton and HB regarding its gem called "Sethunya". Under the terms of the contract, the Belgian company HB, based in Antwerp, will take care of the polishing of the rough diamond recovered last February, in order to create jewelry that will be exclusively intended for Louis Vuitton, the famous luxury house.

“We are extremely pleased to build on the innovative partnership established for the processing of SewelĂ´ at the start of the year […] and to transform Sethunya, a rough diamond of 549 carats from Karowe, of exceptional purity and color. , into a collection of extraordinary, bespoke polished diamonds, exclusively catering to the desires of Louis Vuitton's global customer base, ”said Eira Thomas, CEO of Lucara. 

Note that the company will receive an amount equivalent to the value of the polished diamond, estimated using different HB technologies. A second consideration will be paid and will correspond to an increase on the actual price of the jewelry sold by LV, less a royalty and the cost of polishing.