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Leaked Mashable documents show how bleak things were before Ziff Davis came to the rescueLeaked Mashable documents show how bleak things were before Ziff Davis came to the rescue

Leaked Mashable documents show how bleak things were before Ziff Davis came to the rescueLeaked Mashable documents show how bleak things were before Ziff Davis came to the rescue

Mashable’s sign in their New York office. Mashable was in deep trouble financially before it sold for far below its one-time valuation of $250 million, according to documents reviewed by Business Insider. The company was heavily reliant on digital media advertising revenue, the documents show. It also lost $4.2 million in the three months through September. Ziff Davis [...]

December 19, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Leaked Mashable documents show how bleak things were before Ziff Davis came to the rescueLeaked Mashable documents show how bleak things were before Ziff Davis came to the rescue

Old Mutual to sell asset management business for £600m

Old Mutual to sell asset management business for £600m

The financial services giant is selling its single strategy asset management business for around £600m Old Mutual is to sell its single strategy asset management business to private equity firm TA Associates and the unit’s management team, which includes star fund manager Richard Buxton, for an expected £600m. The FTSE 100 finance giant has reportedly been exploring a [...]

December 19, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Old Mutual to sell asset management business for £600m

iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has released a three-step guide to manually fix issue The issue changes the letter “i” to letter “A” An update with its fix is likely to be rolled out soon Some users with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS 11.1 have reported an annoying issue that autocorrects the letter “i” to the [...]

December 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

Broadcom Offers to Buy Mobile Chipmaker Qualcomm for $103 Billion

Broadcom Offers to Buy Mobile Chipmaker Qualcomm for $103 Billion

Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd on Monday said it offered to buy smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc for $70 per share or $103 billion (roughly Rs. 6,66,116 crores) in cash and stock, in what would be the biggest technology acquisition ever. A tie-up would combine two of the largest makers of wireless communications chips for mobile phones and raise the stakes for Intel [...]

December 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Broadcom Offers to Buy Mobile Chipmaker Qualcomm for $103 Billion

Failure to rehouse Grenfell survivors ‘could worsen mental health’

Failure to rehouse Grenfell survivors ‘could worsen mental health’

Commuters walk past the remains of Grenfell Tower in west London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA Survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster are facing a new wave of post-traumatic stress with their chances of treatment hampered because so many victims remain homeless, experts and victims’ representatives have warned. Six months after the west London tower block burned [...]

December 14, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Failure to rehouse Grenfell survivors ‘could worsen mental health’

iOS 11.2 Update Now Available to Download on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: What’s New

iOS 11.2 Update Now Available to Download on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: What’s New

  HIGHLIGHTS All iOS 11-running iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models are compatible iOS 11.2 includes Apple Pay Cash and faster wireless charging New iOS update also fixes date crashing bug on iPhone and iPad models Apple has released iOS 11.2 for all compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch models. Amongst the list of new features, the new iOS [...]

December 6, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on iOS 11.2 Update Now Available to Download on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: What’s New

Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

The 2013 e6 from Chinese manufacturer BYD has been modified to help develop navigation systems and other equipment created in the province that would be crucial components in the potentially massive world of self-driving vehicles. “In the next few years, the types of products that go into autonomous systems, the market looks like about $100 [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

Eat more green leafy vegetables & fruits to live longer, reduce risk of heart failure

Eat more green leafy vegetables & fruits to live longer, reduce risk of heart failure

Here’s another reason to eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, as according to scientists, a plant-based diet may help to reduce the risk of a deadly heart failure. According to the study, people who eat more fruits and vegetables are 42% less likely to develop the condition than those who consumed fewer plant-based foods. [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat more green leafy vegetables & fruits to live longer, reduce risk of heart failure

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Researchers have found that boosting activity in the brain’s areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at risk of anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a brain region responsible for complex mental operations. [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Delhi air pollution: 8 techniques to battle airborne toxins and stay healthy

Delhi air pollution: 8 techniques to battle airborne toxins and stay healthy

Delhi’s air pollution level hit a new high this winter, leaving people gasping for breath. The smog that blankets the city is a result of high air pollution combined with no-wind cold weather conditions. “With little or no signs of improvement, we, on an individual level, have to find ways to beat it,” says Dr [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Delhi air pollution: 8 techniques to battle airborne toxins and stay healthy

Want to shed those extra kilos? Probiotics are a quick solution

Want to shed those extra kilos? Probiotics are a quick solution

Probiotics, which are becoming increasingly trendy, can actually help obese adults to beat the bulge, according to a recent study. Heidi Borgeraas from the Vestfold Hospital Trust in Tønsberg, Norway and colleagues examined the effects of probiotic supplementation on body weight, BMI, fat mass, and fat percentage in overweight or obese subjects. Previous research has [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to shed those extra kilos? Probiotics are a quick solution

Gut bacteria holds the key to solving Crohn’s disease

Gut bacteria holds the key to solving Crohn’s disease

Fixing the balance of gut bacteria by introducing a specific kind of “good” bug could help treat Crohn’s disease, a painful, inflammatory bowel condition that affects millions worldwide, said researchers. Symptoms of Crohn’s disease include frequent diarrhea, fever, cramping, fatigue, rectal bleeding and unexplained weight loss. Previous research said that gut bacteria can be useful [...]

November 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Gut bacteria holds the key to solving Crohn’s disease