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Should You Subscribe to the WWE Network?

For a technology site, we spend a lot of time thinking about wrestling. Perhaps that’s because the nature of wrestling makes it appealing to geeks in the exact same way that spec battles between phones are. Some of you probably grew up with WWE – or WWF as it was called back then – trading cards, and can recite Hulk ... Read More »

IBM to Buy Bengaluru-Based Cloud Recovery Firm Sanovi Technologies

In a bid to expand disaster recovery services, software giant IBM on Thursday signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bengaluru-based Sanovi Technologies. Sanovi Technologies provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centres and cloud infrastructure. Adding these capabilities along with advanced analytics will better enable IBM to bolster its Software Defined Resiliency strategy and ... Read More »

Schiaparelli Lander Reaches Mars Surface but Final Fate Uncertain

A European space lander reached Mars on Wednesday in what scientists hope will mark a major milestone in exploration of the Red Planet, but whether it touched down on the surface in good working condition was far from certain. Older European and US spacecraft already in orbit relayed data of the lander’s six-minute descent. Then the transmission stopped, leaving questions ... Read More »

Orbital ATK Cargo Ship Arrives at ISS With Food and Supplies

HIGHLIGHTS Orbital ATK arrived at the ISS delivering 2.5 tons of food and supplies The spaceship launched on October 17 from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility The cargo ship will remain attached to the space station until November An unmanned cargo ship operated by the US company Orbital ATK arrived Sunday at the International Space Station, delivering 2.5 tons of food ... Read More »

Scientists Aim Largest Telescope Possible at ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star

Early Thursday morning, a new and powerful effort was underway to explore a mystery 1,500 light-years away. West Virginia’s Green Bank Telescope was hard at work, sucking up information about a strange winking star. The giant radio telescope is the biggest of its kind, with a 330-foot-wide parabolic dish, making the device the largest steerable telescope on Earth. The Green ... Read More »

Meerkat Live Streaming App No More; Creator Unveils Houseparty Group Video Chat App

HIGHLIGHTS The company confirmed that the app was built under a pseudonym Houseparty tries to capture the essence of Meerkat in a more personal way The app has already garnered close to a million users Meerkat, the once popular live-streaming app, is now ready with its next venture. The company broke into the scene in 2015 by launching a live-streaming ... Read More »

Microsoft Seeks EU Approval for $26 Billion LinkedIn Acquisition

Microsoft sought EU antitrust approval on Friday for its $26 billion bid for social network LinkedIn, a spokesman said on Friday, kicking off a month-long review by regulators of its largest deal. “We filed today,” company spokesman Robin Koch said. He said the European Commission has set a November 22 deadline to examine the case. The EUcompetition authority can either clear ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Testing ‘Conversation Topics’ You Can Talk About

HIGHLIGHTS Feature suggests topics on the basis of friends’ activities Feature has been named “Conversation Topics” Messenger app on Android recently introduced data saver option Facebook Messenger has introduced a new feature called “Conversation Topics”, which is likely to be a conversation topic in itself. As the name suggests, this new feature essentially suggests topics for conversation to the app ... Read More »

What You Should Expect From a Home Inspection

A house inspection is a non-invasive examination of the condition of a home – and these inspections are normally done right before the house is sold, to determine the value of the house. House inspections are often done by certified professionals, to make the process as objective as possible. Once the house has been inspected and evaluated, it is up ... Read More »

Pets can keep you well

Pets can help heal via animal-assisted therapy. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint “My dogs are my babies, the more love I give to them, the more they give to me. They reduce my stress, and keep both my heart and my mind in good health,” says Ameera Shah, chief executive officer and president, Metropolis Healthcare Ltd, in Mumbai. Most people are happy to ... Read More »