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Splunk acquires cloud monitoring service SignalFx for $1.05B

Splunk, the publicly traded data processing and analytics company, today announced that it has acquired SignalFx for a total price of about $1.05 billion. Approximately 60% of this will be in cash and 40% in Splunk common stock. The companies expect the acquisition to close in the second half of 2020. SignalFx, which emerged from ...

TravelPerk grabs $44M to take its pain-free SaaS for business travel global

Only six months ago Barcelona-based TravelPerk bagged a $21M Series B, off the back of strong momentum for a software as a service platform designed to take a Slack-like chunk out of the administrative tedium of arranging and expensing work trips. Today the founders’ smiles are firmly back in place: TravelPerk has announced a $44M Series ...

Kayak’s new AR feature will tell you if your carry-on bag fits the overhead bin

Popular travel app Kayak has put augmented reality to clever use with a new feature that lets you measure the size of your carry-on bag using just your smartphone. Its updated iOS app now takes advantage of Apple’s ARKit technology to introduce a new Bag Measurement tool that will help you calculate your bag’s size ...

How to Shop for Your Flight Online

12.07.2009 · Posted in Travel Tips Articles

Begin searching early if you are booking a flight for any holidays.... or a marriage or a cruise. There have been capability cuts on all the airlines these last number of years, so there will be fewer seats for those vacation flights. ...

Fishing – Chapter By Chapter

09.25.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

When reading a book you start out by looking at the cover, and the same is true for fishing. In this case, your cover is the weather and whatever conditions surround you. Note the wind speed and direction, where is the sun, what tidal movement is there if any, the temperature and so on. Whether ...

Kayaking for Handicapped People

09.13.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Gone are the days when people that are physically challenged are absolutely helpless. These days, society and the physically handicapped communities have found means to make incapacitated individuals become more independent and responsible. They can even venture into sports without any problem. People like to overcome challenges, and it is great to ...

Kayaking For People With Disabilities

09.13.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Olden days when people with physical disabilities were considered helpless has long since gone. These days, society and various communities for the physically challenged have devised ways to make them become more responsible and independent. These individuals can even take a sport without a problem. People always feel a sense of accomplishment ...

Kayaking – A Family Affair

08.14.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

The kayak is a water vessel that originated with the Inuit People who dwelt in the Arctic Region of North America. It is a special type of canoe that usually has a skirt that goes over the top to keep water out of the boat. Unlike other manually steered boats, the kayak uses ...