Kunal Shah

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This CV landed me interviews at Google and more than 20 top startups

During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for …

Strength Training Benefits and Guidelines for Seniors

Choose Your Exercises - If you're working out with machines, a common strength program might include:<p>Leg Press (Lower body)<br>• Chest Press (Chest)<br>• Seated …

What You Really Need to Know Before Joining a Startup

It’s the corporate equivalent of a midlife crisis, and here’s how it happens. You’re in your forties, a senior vice president at a big company, where …

Personal Finance 101: 6 Things Everyone Should Know

Whether you're single, married, new to the workforce, or near retirement, it's important to have a good handle on your money. Here are six personal finance tips you should always make sure to follow.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>You never know when you might lose your job, fall ill, or encounter a …

Amazon's CFO narrows down the success of its $10 billion cloud business to 3 factors

It had $2.8 billion in revenue, up 58% year-over-year, on a healthy 25% operating margin. That puts AWS on a very impressive $11 billion revenue run rate.<p>"We feel like we're in the leadership position and we're looking to expand that," Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky said about AWS's growth during the …

Spellbinding images capture silhouettes of hot air balloons, commuters and children playing during sunset and sunrise in Myanmar

A budding photographer captured the moment a hot air balloon rider attempted to create a man-made solar eclipse during the perfect sunrise in Myanmar.<p>…

South Korea launches first Internet of Things network

<b>South Korea has launched its first commercial, low-cost Internet of Things (IoT) network aimed at making the country even more connected.</b><p>The network would allow smart devices to talk to each other via the network.<p>Phone carrier SK Telecom is behind the initiative, which uses technology that will …

Want to Raise Really Smart Kids? Science Says Do This

If you've ever wondered what the real secret is for raising smarter children, there's something you can do about that.<p>Parents are always trying to find the next big trend in parenting--and for good reason, too. They want to know how to be better parents, how to raise healthier and more successful …

A Robot Army To Build Solar Panels (On The Moon)

One of 10 insane ideas that just might save the world<p>As the global headcount nears 8 billion, our thirst for kilowatts is growing by the minute. How will we keep the lights on without overheating the planet in fossil fuel exhaust? Alternative energy is the obvious choice, but scaling up is hard. It …

Solar Panels

Why Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is building the world’s largest airplane

By Christian Davenport<p>Christian Davenport<p>Reporter covering the defense and space industries<p>Email Bio Follow<p>MOJAVE, Calif. — The latest entrant into the new space race has a wingspan longer than the distance traveled by the Wright Brothers in their earliest flights. Its landing gear has a total of …

Space Travel

Amazon Web Services Forges Ahead Like There Is No Competition

Remember the days when people believed that Amazon Web Services was a loss leader for the rest of the company?<p>That notion started to fade last year …

This website lets you book private jet rides that are cheaper than some commercial flights

Stratajet bills itself as "the world's first online private jet marketplace," using technology to pull up real-time prices and availability for aircraft, much like Skyscanner or Expedia except for private jets.<p>Though it's not the only private jet booking website online, it's the first to let users …

How A Professional Traveler Upgrades His Flights And Hotels

Oh, it's savvy.<p>We've all been there -- about to embark on a lengthy flight or check into a hotel for a few nights. While there's nothing <i>wrong</i> with the seat we've booked or the room we've reserved, it sure would be nice to stretch our legs just a <i>bit</i> further, or stare at a view of the water instead …

Children’s magazine Highlights reinvents itself as a subscription service with videos, activities and more

If you’re of a certain age, you may remember flipping through the classic children’s magazine Highlights while in the waiting room of your doctor’s office, many years ago. Now this long-running, 70-year old print magazine is making a serious attempt at transitioning into the digital age with the …

What is deja vu? Scientists probe causes behind mystery sensation of familiarity

Most people have experienced the strange, overwhelming feeling of deja vu at some point in their life, scientists say. The expression, which comes …

Google has a little-known feature that will analyse what's in your food for you

Ask Google how many calories, or fat, or salt, is in a given foodstuff, and it'll automatically calculate it for you.<p>Queries can be asked in natural English, and you can ask about pretty much any nutrient: "How much protein is there in 89g of chicken?" for example will yield you the answer — 24g — …

My Top 6 Packing Tips

Hawaii to South-East Asia to Australia and New Zealand to Southern Africa: 8 countries, 3 continents, summer, winter, and a supreme packing challenge. So how do you pack for a multi-month, multi-location trip? Here are my tips to packing a diverse and compact suitcase!<p>Hawaii to South-East Asia to …

Southern Africa

10 Huge Mistakes People Make When Booking Flights

Tips from a pro on when and how to book your air travel.<p>When it comes to air travel, the frustration begins long before that wrap-around-the-corner …

New Box product will let you choose storage from IBM and AWS

For several years, Box CEO Aaron Levie has been trying to get people to understand his company is not in the storage business. To drive that point home Box announced Box Zones today, a product that lets customers choose a storage component from another vendor, enabling customers to store files …

Why I'm More Tempted Than Ever By Qatar Airways' Business Class Fares

Lately we’ve seen more first & business class fare sales than ever before, as the airlines largely narrow the gap between discounted premium fares …

A new app wants to be the 'Uber for filing taxes'

Ricky Lavina was riding in an Uber car one fateful day in Miami when he had a revelation.<p>"This Uber driver has a life," he recounted to Tech Insider. "He can work whenever he wants. He doesn't have an immediate boss."<p>At the time Lavina was an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the largest …

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‘Panama Peppers:’ The restaurants in India that only those with great tax shelters can afford

Online food discovery portal, Zomato, has done a yummy twist on Panama Papers.<p>The Delhi-based startup has created a new category on its website called Panama Peppers, which includes the most expensive restaurants in India.<p>Not surprisingly, capital city New Delhi and financial hub Mumbai are home to …

API Data Show U.S. Oil Supplies Up 1.5 Million Barrels: Sources

The American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday reported that crude supplies rose by 1.5 million barrels for the week ended March 11, according to sources who reviewed the report. The closely watched Energy Information Administration report will be released Wednesday. Analysts polled by Platts …

Facebook and Twitter Turned Him Down. Now He's Worth $4 Billion

Remember this story if you ever don't get a job you really, really want.<p>First off, I love this kind of story.<p>Let's go back in time to 2009. Brian Acton was an accomplished programmer who'd checked the box with stints at both Apple and Yahoo.<p>Now he was looking for work--and he was coming up short. …

Pass the Potatoes: 7 Tested and Perfected Spud Recipes

Baked, fried, purᅢᄅed or mashed, everyone loves potatoes. From Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes to Potatoes Leek Soup, here are seven simple and delicious ways to make them.<p>Baked, fried, purᅢᄅed or mashed, <i>everyone</i> loves potatoes. From Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes to Potatoes Leek Soup, here are seven …

Recipes

Google AI program wins third straight match to take Go series

SEOUL (Reuters) - Google's artificial intelligence (AI) program on Saturday took a 3-0 lead in a five-match series against one of the world's top players of the complicated board game Go.<p>The victory for the AlphaGo program, designed by Google subsidiary DeepMind, over South Korean professional …

Shishito peppers: if you see these bad boys at the supermarket, pick up a handful. When blistered in a hot, oiled skillet, they take on a can't-stop-won't-stop snackability similar to edamame. Just transfer them from pan to plate, douse with freshly squeezed lemon juice and a hailstorm of flaky sea salt. Then get at it.

Satellite that fixes other satellites comes closer to reality

Space launch company Orbital ATK finalising first contract for mission extension vehicle (MEV), designed to refuel and redirect older satellites<p>The US space launch company Orbital ATK Inc has said it hopes to announce within the next six to eight weeks its first contract for a new “in-space” …

Space Exploration

The Best Beaches in Spain

There’s plenty to draw you to Spain already: World-class art and architecture, fabulous food, and an easygoing vibe that permeates sleepy rural …

Swimming Pools