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Reports Claiming 44 US States Refused to Provide Voter Data 'Fake News'


A number of states say they will not comply with the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity's request for voter information. Dunlap said that he met Attorney General Janet Mills on Monday, who advised him against releasing Maine's Central Voter Registration information to the commission since it would violate state laws. Read More »

How to Get the Best Deals on Amazon Prime Day 2017


But anyone who has gone shopping online - or walked into a store with wide aisles and cash registers - knows that retailers don't just want your money or your e-mail anymore. Watch-a-Deal - Deal watching on the Amazon App expands globally. While some deals will be fixed for the duration of the sale, others will arrive in the form of super-speedy "Lightning deals" that will be available for an hour or two, or until they're sold out. Read More »

Palestinians unhappy over Modi snub on Israel trip


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he has been inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's enthusiasm for yoga and cited yogic asanas to link the two flourishing democracies of the world . PM Modi said that India, as well as Israel, have suffered first-hand violence and hatred spread by terror and called for increased cooperation to combat the growing menace. Read More »

All Volvo Cars From 2019 Will Feature An Electric Motor


Sadly, the company will still be using internal combustion engines in its hybrids (including some diesel vehicles) - though every auto going forward will also have at least an electric motor. Greenpeace UK clean air campaigner Paul Morozzo said Volvo had "recognised the huge gains to be made by leading the way in electric". The company says it will continue to make pure combustion engine cars launched prior to 2019. Read More »

Samsung reportedly developing a voice-activated speaker similar to Amazon Echo


Separately, while Samsung was not able to meet its Spring timeline for Bixby Voice's U.S. release , it seems like the reason for the delay has now been revealed . Several unnamed sources said that specifications for the device haven't been finalized, and it seems that progress has been hindered by ongoing linguistic issues with Bixby. Read More »

Reliance Jio to launch Rs 500 4G VoLTE handset in India soon


A research note by HSBC analyst Rajiv Sharma reportedly says the feature phone will be priced as low as Rs. 500 (less than $8). While reports and rumours have bene doing the rounds regarding the price of the 4G VoLTE feature phone, a new report in The Economic Times suggests that it will come with a price tag of just Rs 500. Read More »

SpaceX aborts second attempt to launch Falcon 9 rocket


Following the rectification of the issue, there was another attempt to send the almost 7.5t Intelsat 35 broadcasting satellite into orbit on Monday. In the future, Dragon will carry astronauts in the pressurized capsule as well. However, this can't be done for the Intelsat 35e mission because the heavy satellite payload and high orbit will not leave enough fuel to make a successful return. Read More »

Apple to abandon Touch ID for Facial Recognition, Reports


There is no mention of a fingerprint sensor, even at the back side of the device. Previously, he had suggested a delay until at least late October. According to a recent report , Apple will not include a fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 8 , this news comes from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi-Kuo. Read More »

Stan Wawrinka: 'I didn't feel the way I wanted to'


Kim Clijsters, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong are the only women to have won a Grand Slam after having a child. - Five-times Wimbledon champion Venus Williams booked a second-round spot with a 7-6 (7) 6-4 win over Belgium's Elise Mertens. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note FE announced, sale starts on July 7 in…

It has been informed that over 400,000 handsets will be made available from Friday. Although the flagship mobile device will most likely rolled out in mid-August, Galaxy Note 8's range of cases has been revealed, with images showing the flagship phone in full view. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Players to watch in wide open Grand Slam


So when she announced she will be back I was personally very happy about the great news because it's nice to have a person like her, as a competitor back on court. Two days of rain delays at the south coast grass court event had left a punishing two-match schedule for most of the players but Konta rose brilliantly to the challenge, first overcoming Ostapenko 7-5 3-6 6-4 before later eclipsing Kerber 6-3 6-4. Read More »

Area Fourth of July celebrations planned


Seattle's fireworks over Lake Union will start at 10:20 p.m. on the Fourth. The park also offers a better space to shoot larger fireworks shells than the city lake site, where fireworks have been held in the past, said City Administrator Russell Rost. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 cases hint at final design

Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of the Note 8 is its complete camera overhaul . If this is to be believed, this new generation of Galaxy Note 8 would not be coming with a 32GB variant which we all have been waiting to see in the market. Read More »

SpaceX Successfully Launched 10 Iridium NEXT Satellites

SpaceX's two ambitious Falcon 9 launches this weekend will showcase it's ability to send rockets into space more frequently than its competitors. On June 23, a Falcon 9 launched the BulgariaSat-1 satellite from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida , using a first stage that previously launched the first batch of Iridium Next satellites in January . Read More »

Avis Teams Up With Waymo On Self-Driving Car Program


Avis Budget Group Inc . said Monday that it will provide fleet support and maintenance services for Waymo's program at its Avis and Budget vehicle rental locations. Waymo is also collaborating with Lyft to bring self-driving cars into the mainstream. Back in April, we reported on Waymo's plans to offer an autonomous ride-hailing service in Phoenix, Arizona. Read More »

SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base

The first stage of the Falcon 9 landed without incident on Space X's West Coast drone ship in conditions described as "windy and marginal", the Hawthorne company said. Today's Falcon 9 rocket is new and will use redesigned grid fins. "Can take reentry heat with no shielding". Its payload, BulgariaSat-1, was later placed into its desired orbit. Read More »

Germany ease into Confederations Cup semi-finals


A response from Vincent Aboubakar proved mere consolation for Cameroon . Chile, who face European champions Portugal in the last four on Wednesday in Kazan, came second in the group with five points, two behind Germany and three ahead of Australia in third. Read More »

Supreme Court to rule on President Trump's travel ban

The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration mostly enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. Trump's executive order barring travel from six Middle Eastern and African countries has been ensnarled in courts practically since he signed it. "The granting of a partial stay of the circuit injunctions with regard to many aliens overseas restores to the Executive Branch crucial and long-held constitutional ... Read More »

Germany eliminate African champions Cameroon from Confederations Cup

As for their opponents, Cameroon have struggled so far in the Confederations Cup . As the half progressed, Chile began to exert their dominance on the match. The Arsenal forward then swung in a cross which Vargas headed narrowly wide of the unguarded goal. Cameroon , who lost to Chile and drew with Australia in their previous group games, squandered most of their possession. Read More »

Meira Kumar to file nomination on Wednesday

At the end of the video, the Bharatiya Janata Party members led by Sushma Swaraj are seen walking out of the House. "He (Nitish) was the first one who chose to defeat Bihar's Dalit daughter, not us", Azad said in a reply to Bihar Chief Minister's statement that his party was free to take its decisions, and admonished the opposition alliance for fielding "Bihar ki beti" (Bihar's daughter) Meira Kumar to lose. Read More »

Israeli PM hails Modi's upcoming visit as 'very significant step'

That decision - a contrast with high-profile visits from other leaders including Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - may reflect a White House effort to avoid a flurry of questions over the probe into suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 election, which has dogged Trump's young administration. Read More »

Sonic Mania vinyl album announced


Brought together by a collaboration between SEGA and Data Discs, the vinyl album for the upcoming 2D sonic title, Sonic Mania , will be going live for $19.99. Read More »