One dead, four missing following residential building collapse in Turkish city of Istanbul

At least one person was killed and four others were left under rubble after an eight-storey residential building collapsed in Istanbul, Turkish private broadcaster NTV said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear why the building, in the Kartal district on the Asian side of the city, had collapsed but NTV said prosecutors had launched… Read More One dead, four missing following residential building collapse in Turkish city of Istanbul

IBM develops new technology to curtail power outages

IBM Corp. has developed technology to predict and monitor when and where trees and vegetation threaten power lines which could help improve power supply operations and reduce outages, it said on Wednesday. Vegetation can cause disruption for energy companies, often growing over or obstructing power transmission lines. Energy suppliers usually deal with this by conducting… Read More IBM develops new technology to curtail power outages