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Facebook Signs Soccer Live-Streaming Deal With MLS, Univision

Facebook Inc signed a deal with Major League Soccer and Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Communications Inc on Friday to stream at least 22 matches in English during the 2017 regular season. As fans increasingly rely on the Internet to watch games, social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter Inc have stepped up their focus on signing live-streaming sports deals. The first match streamed on the social media platform will feature new MLS club Atlanta United hosting Chicago Fire on March 18. The MLS will also produce 40 “Matchday Live” shows,…

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Diwali 2016 Special: 3 Breathing Exercises to Help You Deal With the Pollution this Diwali

  Diwali, the festival of lights, is here and we all are geared up with our favourite mithais, namkeens and other goodies. Diwali festivities are never devoid of firecrackers that cause a measurable spike in air pollution levels every year. Delhi Pollution Central Committee (DPCC) suggests the contamination levels in the capital city to have markedly skyrocketed before Diwali. This pollution majorly originates from the smoke emitted from firecrackers and adversely affects the health of a lot of people, especially those suffering from respiratory problems like asthma. According to the…

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Doctors deal with loss of hearing complaints from younger lot too

Doctors deal with loss of hearing complaints from younger lot too (Guido Mieth/Getty Images) Raghvendra, a photographer in his late thirties, had no idea why he could not hear after he finished shooting a religious procession, one day. The mild hearing loss soon aggravated and he stopped hearing any sound at a normal volume. Upon examination, doctors found he had 50 to 70 per cent hearing loss in both the ears. Chetana had no idea why her ears would suddenly start ringing. The ringing sound would at times become irritable…

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TomTom Wins Deal to provide Volvo vehicles With Maps, information

TomTom , the Dutch navigation corporation, said on Wednesday it had received a settlement to provide Volvo cars with actual-time maps and traffic records for its cars. phrases were no longer disclosed, however the contract is a major win for TomTom, which competes with Google Maps and here, the previous Nokia unit now owned by way of Audi, BMW and Daimler. TomTom, as soon as regarded ordinarily for dashboard-established GPS systems, has gained a string of contracts for its mapping technology, which it believes will play an vital function as…

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EU Regulators Want More Info on Apple’s Irish Tax Deal

European Union antitrust regulators have asked Ireland to provide further details on the country’s tax deal with Apple before deciding whether this constitutes illegal state aid to the iPhone maker. The European Commission, which has been investigating the Apple deal for more than two years, said on Wednesday that Irish authorities had not responded fully to an earlier query. “Ireland did not reply in full to the Commission’s last request for information, which is why the Commission has sent a reminder to Ireland to request the missing data,” Commission spokesman…

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