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Real Estate Agents Stay Up to Speed with Keeping Current Matters

Keeping Current Matters (KCM) is an eight-year-old company, based in New York, that provides educational content for real estate agents, to keep them informed on current housing trends. In return for a monthly fee of $19.95, KCM researches the market and compiles relevant information into concise 30-minute presentations that agents can use to educate both themselves and their clients. The ... Read More »

Hong Kong Rentals-5 Things You Must Know

If you are an expat looking for an apartment in Hong Kong, it might be confusing for you to find one. Since the rental market in Hong Kong is a bit jeopardized, and the value differs depending on the location, it might be downright risky to find an apartment all by yourself. The price structure may vary rowdily for the ... Read More »

Woman Makes 20 Boyfriends Buy Her an iPhone 7 Each, Then Sells Them to Buy a House

HIGHLIGHTS A Chinese woman made her 20 boyfriends gift her an iPhone 7 each She then sold all the iPhones to raise money to buy a house Her story came to light when she told her colleagues about it In a tale that has elicited equal parts amusement and equal parts derision, a woman in China made her 20 boyfriends ... Read More »

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 »