Author Archives: Loknath Das

Sprint Said to Look Beyond T-Mobile for Other Deal Options

Wall Street is betting Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. will soon revive talks on a blockbuster merger, but a recent surge in demand for wireless assets has Sprint exploring other ways to unleash value. Sprint’s parent SoftBank Group Corp. believes the company’s vast trove of wireless spectrum, which can be used for faster 5G services, has been undervalued, a ... Read More »

Facebook’s latest internet-beaming drone is a tiny tethered helicopter

Facebook wants the entire world to have internet. And as part of that quest, it has developed a small helicopter drone. Here’s the thing: the more people there are with internet, the more people it can get to sign up for Facebook. Naturally, Facebook wants to pipe internet everywhere. So far, it has come up with an internet-beaming drone plan, and its latest ... Read More »

Connecticut third best for children’s health

Connecticut is the third best state for children’s health care, according to a new study from the financial web site WalletHub. To determine which states offer the most cost-effective and highest-quality health care for children, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 28 key metrics. The data set ranges from share of children aged 0 ... Read More »

Early hip fracture surgery will save hundreds of lives

Hundreds of lives could be saved if patients with hip fractures were operated on in under 24 hours, a new study reveals. Researchers in Bristol found 8% more patients died after 30 days if they were operated on between 24 and 36 hours after admission to hospital. The delay is thought to have caused 670 excess deaths in four years. ... Read More »

Roguevania Dead Cells comes to Steam Early Access on May 10

Hoping to channel elements of the Souls series, Metroidvanias and roguelikes, developer Motion Twin has set a date for the early access launch of Dead Cells. Coming to Steam on May 10, Dead Cells is hoping to make death “the new backtracking” and further develop the ‘roguevania’ genre. See what other PC games are on the horizon with our list ... Read More »

How Tim Ferriss Created the First Podcast-Based Bestselling Book

It’s official. Tim Ferriss has done it again. The Silicon Valley folk hero has released another #1 New York Time’s bestseller with his latest, mammoth-sized Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. Since Tim Ferriss has now become a meme of himself, the accolade doesn’t sound very impressive by his own standards. Tim ... Read More »

Mobile App Launched To Create Awareness Among Pregnant Women

PANCHKULA:  The National Health Mission (NHM) in Haryana launched a mobile-based application to create awareness among pregnant women, parents and health workers on the importance of ante and post natal care, institutional delivery and immunisation. The application, Kilkari, was launched during the concluding day of the ‘State-level Orientation Workshop’ that began at the State Institute of Health and Family Welfare ... Read More »

Magic mirror has speakers and Internet

While it does not tell you who is the fairest of them all, Mirror by FRED – the world’s first luxury smart mirror and designed for the future-ready home – is packed with a gamut of intuitive and innovative features. Measuring 80cm by 50cm by 1.8cm and weighing 9kg, it boasts advanced air purifying technology and built-in speakers. Internet-connected, anti-mist ... Read More »

Trump It doesnt matter if health care vote happens next week

President Donald Trump said Friday he is in “no particular rush” to see legislative action started on replacing the Affordable Care Act and overhauling the American tax system. “We’ll see what happens,” he told reporters after signing an executive order at the Treasury Department. “No particular rush, but we’ll see what happens.” Trump had appeared to seek a flurry of ... Read More »

Bengaluru to host animation, gaming industry conference next month

The State government will hold a a three-day animation, games and visual effects conference in Bengaluru in a move to offer a global platform to students, artists and professionals. The Department of IT, BT and Science and Technology (ST) of the State has announced the launch of the Bengaluru GAFX Conference 2017 from May 12 to 14 at Hotel Lalit ... Read More »