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Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for $26 billion, but there may be another price to pay

Credit-rating agency Moody's has placed Microsoft's perfect "AAA" rating under review after the tech giant announced that it would issue new debt in order to finance the takeover of LinkedIn.<p>Microsoft is one of only three companies to have the perfect "AAA" rating from the agency, along with …

Johnson & Johnson

GE's New Software Cuts Pollution From Coal Plants

Coal power isn’t going anywhere, but digital technology could be important for making this dirty power source a little cleaner.<p>On Monday night, GE …

Fossil Fuels

This Is The Real Reason Microsoft Bought LinkedIn

Microsoft has just made one of its boldest moves by spending more than $26 billion on LinkedIn.<p>The acquisition – which values LinkedIn at $196 a share – is smart. It needs to be after a series of high-profile failures, such as Microsoft’s doomed $6 billion acquisition of the Nokia.<p>This new deal …

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Latin America

Virtually All States Have Backed The Idea of GST, says Arun Jaitely

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday expressed hope of passing the Goods and Services Tax bill in the Monsoon Session of Parliament and …

Here’s the next dating trend that will piss you off

No doubt you’ve heard the term “ghosting” — slang for when someone you’re seeing just disappears into thin air. It’s happened to most of us, and it …

Donald Trump

Circadian Clock

We live with our smartphones and now smartwatches always within reach, that gives easy access to a lot of information, from news to weather and time. …


3 Mental Health Hacks to Get You Through Low Days

I no longer have the "I don't know what to do for self-care" excuse because I have an entire box of things I can utilize at any moment.I think …

Mental Health

Steps to Turn Off the Nagging Self-Doubt in Your Head

Most of us lose time to negative thoughts; reframe your thinking and feel more positive<p>Think of the last time you told yourself something critical or negative. Then think of the last compliment you gave yourself.<p>Which is easier to remember?<p>Many of us—whether due to genetics, brain chemistry, our …


TransCanada Will Build a $2.1 Billion Gas Pipeline in Mexico

TransCanada said it would build and operate a $2.1 billion natural gas pipeline in Mexico, as the Canadian company ramps up in the Latin American …

Oil & Gas Industry

​Shutterbugs, rejoice: Apple's iOS 10 will shoot raw photos

The option could bring new flexibility and photo quality, letting iPhone photography match a feature already built into Android. Also coming: better photo color.<p>Photography enthusiasts love "raw" photo formats that let them wring as much flexibility and image quality as possible out of their …

Mobile Photography

PayPal's $890 Million Bet on Immigrants

For many years, Paypal (pypl) was virtually the only game in town when it came to digital payments. But today the newly independent company, which …


Behold the Xbox One S and Design Lab controllers in all their glory

Earlier today, they were but flashes on the big screen at Microsoft’s big E3 kickoff event. Now they’re pieces of metal and plastic in the same venue that hosted the aforementioned event (presently the site of an Xbox mixer with, mercifully, with an open bar).<p>The Xbox One S console is, of course, …

Xbox One S

At WWDC, Apple disguises fun as innovation

No, it’s not just you. WWDC’s keynote this year was pretty underwhelming.<p>This year’s keynote felt like an afterthought, full of announcement for features all too familiar to many of us who regularly pay attention the the tech industry. Try as it might to spin them as new, Apple’s announcements this …

Xbox’s Major Nelson says that announcing a console without showing it ‘worked for’ PS4

As humans, sometimes we say and do things that are in direct contradiction with one another. The important thing to do is to learn from your experiences — and I think Microsoft is doing exactly that.<p>In February 2013, Sony announced the PlayStation 4 without actually showing the system. That didn’t …


HuffPost Rise: What You Need To Know On June 14

Welcome to the HuffPost Rise Morning Newsbrief, a short wrap-up of the news to help you start your day.

Why you can never tell what your friends really think of you

We like to think we can judge how we present ourselves to others – but psychology says we’re wrong.<p>If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got a firm idea about your own personality – whether you’re outgoing or shy, nervous or calm, and so on. But how far do you think other people’s impressions …


15 Signs You Are Smarter Than Average

A thought-provoking list was published by Business Insider that summarizes some science-based commonalities between smart people. Certainly, this is …

Fitness trackers take off in India

Fitness trackers accounted for 88% of the 400,000 wearable devices sold in India in the first quarter of 2016, according to IDC cited by The Indian Express.<p>IDC notes that the wearables market in India is rapidly growing, specifically in urban areas with higher incomes. The top vendors during Q1 …

Wearable Tech