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 »

Scientists Create Detailed Map of the Milky Way

Scientists have created a detailed map of the Milky Way using two large fully steerable radio telescopes in Germany and Australia. The study reveals fine details of structures between stars in the Milky Way for the first time, said Professor Lister Staveley-Smith from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research in Australia.The research looked at neutral atomic hydrogen – the ... 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 »

Facebook Announces Social VR Concepts, Cheaper Standalone VR Headset, and a Lot More at Oculus Connect

HIGHLIGHTS Oculus Touch hand controllers will start shipping in December Zuckerberg said the next step for VR is social software Carmel browser allows people to surf the web in VR Facebook is working on a new virtual reality product that is more advanced than its Samsung Gear VR, but doesn’t require connection to a personal computer, like the Oculus Rift ... Read More »

Review: Dell new Inspiron 11 3000 2-in-1

The 11.6-inch LED display is crisp and bright enough for productivity tasks and Web browsing Affordable laptops are now matching their more expensive counterparts in terms of flexibility and performance. Dell new Inspiron 11 3000 2-in-1 Rs.39,690 Before you get confused with another Dell laptop that goes by the same name, this is actually an evolution of that, with a ... Read More »

How to Print to PDF on Android

HIGHLIGHTS Printing files as PDF is easy on Android You don’t need any external plugins Google’s apps let you save as PDF by default Printing files to PDF is a useful feature to have. You could use it for things like archiving a Web page that you need – such as the page showing your flight ticket or important source ... Read More »

iPhone: How to Block SMS From Any Sender Including Bulk Messages

Spam is something most people have accepted as a part of their lives. While there are various easy ways to block email spam, most people don’t bother blocking SMS or text messages spam. On Android, various awesome SMS apps let you fully block spam texts or send them to a separate folder to check later. But if you have an ... Read More »

New Facebook Events App Could Also Be Helpful for Marketing, Appointments

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) recently launched an all new app that’s solely dedicated to events. The standalone app, creatively named ‘Events from Facebook,’ is designed for events seekers — and business people in a way. The app is available in iOS for U.S. users and will soon be available on Android too. Facebook’s core app still offers its Events feature, so you ... Read More »

Samsung Confirms Mass Production for Its First 14nm Wearable Processor

Samsung Confirms Mass Production for Its First 14nm Wearable Processor HIGHLIGHTS New Exynos 7 Dual 7270 SoC aimed specifically at wearables It comes with LTE connectivity Samsung offering reference platform to manufacturers Samsung on Tuesday announced that it has started mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 7270 processor. The new mobile application processor (AP) from Samsung is focused on ... Read More »

14 Intel India Maker Lab-Incubated Startups Showcase Products, Solutions

14 Intel India Maker Lab-Incubated Startups Showcase Products, Solutions Intel India on Wednesday hosted its first “Maker Lab Startup Conclave and Demo Showcase” at its campus here where 14 startups from the first batch of “Intel India Maker Lab” showcased their products and solutions. Set up a year ago, the ‘Intel India Maker Lab’ is helping startups accelerate their hardware ... Read More »