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DHS bans Kaspersky on federal PCs over Russian Federation fears

DHS bans Kaspersky on federal PCs over Russian Federation fears

Officials say that the prominent company poses a threat to US national security and have given government agencies and departments 90 days to get rid of Kaspersky Lab software. "The U.S. government has been looking at Kaspersky for years, so this announcement is no real surprise to anyone". Kaspersky said it is not subject to the Russian laws cited in the directive and said information received by the company is protected in accordance with legal requirements and stringent industry ... Read More

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Gurugram schoolboy murder: Police arrests 11 for torching liquor shop, SHO sacked

Gurugram schoolboy murder: Police arrests 11 for torching liquor shop, SHO sacked

Clearly on the back foot after the public outcry, Haryana Education Minister Rambilas Sharma on Sunday said the management of Ryan International and the owner have been booked under the Juvenile Act. The police had on Friday arrested a bus conductor of the school after the Class II student was spotted outside a toilet, crawling and bleeding profusely before he died. Read More

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288 day mission: Astronaut Peggy Whitson heading home

288 day mission: Astronaut Peggy Whitson heading home

Along with another American and a Russian, she landed in Kazakhstan shortly after sunrise on Sunday. It marked the end for the Expedition 52 crew, which had manned the space station together since April. Russia's Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft with three crew members on board is performing a retrograde burn to ensure proper velocity and positioning for a safe landing, a Russian Mission Control center official told TASS on Sunday. Read More

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Verizon's new unlimited plans throttle video all the time

Verizon's new unlimited plans throttle video all the time

The new plans will be effective almost right away, starting on August 23rd. Verizon has announced that its unlimited plan is being split into three plans with more restrictions and throttling. Following industry trends, it unveiled a one-price unlimited data plan in February . The goal is to offer the most budget-conscious customers a lower price in return for service limits that help the carriers save bandwidth. Read More

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United States urges Kenyans to shun post-election violence

United States urges Kenyans to shun post-election violence

The worldwide community and many within Kenya have urged Odinga to use legal means to express his grievances. Odinga, 72, secured 44.7 per cent in last week's poll. The EU statement also urges any candidate with a grievance to "provide clear evidence" and use legal channels. Raila Odinga's brother, Oburu Odinga has also once served as assistant Minister of Finance in the East African country, while current President, Uhuru Kenyatta has also previously served as a deputy prime minister. Read More

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Venture capital firm sues ex-Uber CEO for fraud

Venture capital firm sues ex-Uber CEO for fraud

In a lawsuit filed in DE on Thursday, the San Francisco-based venture capital firm, which holds an Uber board seat, accused Kalanick, the company's co-founder, of engaging in a power play to get himself reinstated as CEO. Benchmark itself has a seat on the board and aided efforts to get the former CEO to resign in June. If successful, the Benchmark lawsuit could kick Kalanick off the board of directors, making his return impossible. Read More

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Lunar eclipse serves as prelude to much-anticipated solar eclipse

Lunar eclipse serves as prelude to much-anticipated solar eclipse

The August moon in seen in a partial lunar eclipse rise over the Ionian sea in Zakynthos island. The lunar eclipse will start at around 10.52 p m on the night of August 7 and will continue till 00.48 a m IST. "A pair of binoculars will help magnify the view and will make the red coloration of the moon brighter", Pagasa added. The North Shreveport Branch, West Shreveport Branch and Means Shreveport Branch will also be hosting watch parties during the eclipse . Read More

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Destiny 2 blocks some popular game capture programs and Discord overlays

Destiny 2 blocks some popular game capture programs and Discord overlays

Most notably, the game capture functionality of streaming programs like OBS and XSplit won't work. NVIDIA Shadowplay and AMD ReLive are supported. These incompatibilities also extend to voice and hardware monitoring applications as well. There was no clear confirmation from Bungie on whether or not the new Social Space in Destiny 2 will be accessible to PC players in beta. Read More

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NASA Issues Warning About Unsafe Eclipse Viewing Glasses

NASA Issues Warning About Unsafe Eclipse Viewing Glasses

NEVER LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN even during the eclipse , without approved protection! If you've been looking online, you've probably read throw-away lines about not being able to see the eclipse because of clouds. Kentucky State Parks will be participating in the Aug. 21 Great American Solar Eclipse with fun and educational events during July and August. Unfortunately, this doesn't happen because the moon's orbit around the earth is tilted 5 degrees. Read More

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Djokovic In The Quarterfinals Of Wimbledon

Djokovic In The Quarterfinals Of Wimbledon

A third break of the match came his way at the start of set two, but Mannarino - striking the ball sweetly from a short backlift - fought back admirably from 3-0 down to force a tie-break. Djokovic was also troubled with his shoulder. With the score at 5-4 and Djokovic serving for the match, Mannarino managed one final heave and pushed Djokovic to deuce once more and one final rally. Read More

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Egyptian soldiers killed or injured in terror attacks

Egyptian soldiers killed or injured in terror attacks

This as the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has been suffering major setbacks inflicted by government and pro-government forces in Iraq and Syria, where the militant group first took territory and gained notoriety. No group claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Islamic State militants have been waging an insurgency in the rugged, thinly populated Sinai Peninsula. Read More

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Packing a Wallop(s): NASA finally launches Va. rocket

Packing a Wallop(s): NASA finally launches Va. rocket

EDT, says the United States space agency, adding that the backup launch day is June 30. The agency has been trying to launch the rocket from Wallops Flight Facility since May 31, with no success. Those canisters then deployed turquoise and red vapor into the upper atmosphere, forming artificial clouds in vivid colors visible from the ground for hundreds of miles. Read More

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