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Recon Updates Progress on its Technology-Driven Solutions for Electric Submersible Progressing Cavity Pump with $5 Million Orders Secured

BEIJING, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Recon Technology, Ltd (NASDAQ: RCON) (“Recon” or the “Company”) today announced that its subsidiary, Beijing BHD Petroleum Technology Limited, signed two contracts with North China E&P Company (the “North China Branch”) of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (“Sinopec”). Pursuant to these two contracts, the Company has provided technical service with ultra-deep electric submersible progressing cavity pump (“ESPCP”) to one gas well at the Dongsheng Field of the Second Gas Production Plant (the “Plant No. 2”) of the North China Branch and will provide the same service to another gas well at the

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Massive internet outage hits websites including Amazon, gov.uk and Guardian | Internet

A massive internet outage has affected websites including the Guardian, the UK government’s website gov.uk, Amazon and Reddit. The issue made the sites inaccessible to many users for more than an hour on Tuesday morning.

The outage was traced to a failure in a content delivery network (CDN) run by Fastly. It began at about 11am UK time, with visitors to a huge number of sites receiving error messages including, “Error 503 service unavailable” and a terse “connection failure”.

Others affected included the publishers CNN, the New York Times, and the Financial Times, as well as the streaming services

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Shimano Kills Off Pioneer’s Bike Computers In The Ugliest Way Possible

When Shimano acquired Pioneer’s assets a bit over a year ago, I found it hard to see how this would end well. But Shimano…congratulations, you’ve outdone yourself! Even I couldn’t have predicted the flaming dumpster fire that this is shaping up to be. And this fireworks show is just getting started, you just wait till the end of the month.

Despite Shimano’s initial claims to both continue selling and supporting Pioneer’s product lineups, we all knew that just wasn’t going to work out long term. There was little reason to do so. Shimano had their own power meter brand and

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New standards needed for the clean energy technology supply chain

This year’s G7 meeting is the middle of a three-act play — after President Biden’s Climate Leaders’ Summit, and before the Climate Conference of the Parties in Glasgow.

In fact, according to UN Climate Change executive secretary Patricia Espinosa, the decisions the G7 makes in the next few weeks will have a major impact on the success of COP26, a truly green recovery from the pandemic, and whether nations reach their long-term goals under the Paris Agreement.

As such, this G7 may be more consequential than a simple gathering of western powers reading high-level talking points. Rather, this year’s gathering

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New Album from Tyler, the Creator Teased on Mysterious Website and Billboard

According to sleuths on Reddit, a mysterious new website (CallMeIfYouGetLost.com) and accompanying billboard seem to be teasing an upcoming album from Tyler, the Creator.

Both the site and the marquee include the words “Call Me If You Get Lost” as well as the phone number 1 (855) 444-8888. Give it a ring, and you’ll be treated to a nostalgic backing track, along with a woman’s voice saying things like, “His daddy fine,” “He got his looks from me,”  and “Tyler momma crazy.”

One user attempted to post the audio on Instagram, and received a note saying “Your

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Portable technology offers boost for nuclear security, arms control

Left: An experimental setup showing a shielded detector. Right: A DT neutron source showing three disks of 6Li doped glass scintillator mounted on a photomultiplier tube. Credit: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

About five years ago, Areg Danagoulian, associate professor in the MIT Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE), became intrigued by a technique developed by researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory that uses a neutron beam to identify unknown materials.

“They could look into a black box containing uranium and say what kind and how much,” says Danagoulian, who directs MIT’s Laboratory of Applied Nuclear Physics (LANPh). “I was

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