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What Fewer Russians Means for the Games-and the US

According to guidelines set forth by the IOC on Sunday, Russian athletes seeking to compete in Rio will be subject to approval by their worldwide sport federation, providing they can prove they have been subject to rigorous drug testing outside of Russia, all of which will have to be ratified by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Read More

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Everything You Need To Know About Pokemon Go

Although Niantic says it's not now reading your email - claiming in a statement that " Pokemon Go only accesses basic Google profile information (specifically, your User ID and email address) and no other Google account information" - its terms of service, like many other companies', are broad enough to make the possibility a reality should Niantic choose. Read More

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Chicago again calls Dwyane Wade, and this time he listens

Chicago again calls Dwyane Wade, and this time he listens

Or at least were. Not even a full day after deciding to leave the Miami Heat and join the Chicago Bulls, Wade guest-hosted "Live With Kelly" in NY - fulfilling a commitment he made several weeks ago. And while the story has a nice ring to it, it doesn't contain the kind of "ring" that Bulls fans want. In the end, we do think this was the best thing that Wade could have done to diffuse a little bit of tension; he was honest, fully, and was also able to do this without any sort of ... Read More

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Verizon will launch new plans w

Verizon will launch new plans w

That is on par with what AT&T charges, but $5 more than T-Mobile's or Sprint's equivalent plans. In addition, the new plans will give customers access to new features such as a rollover data program called " Carryover Data ". You can use your US data allotment while roaming in Mexico and Canada. According to Cnet , rates will go up between $5 and $10 depending on the size of the plan, accompanied by increased data allowances. Read More

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Defiant Jeremy Corbyn rejects resign plea from deputy

Defiant Jeremy Corbyn rejects resign plea from deputy

Ms Smeeth later tweeted that Ms Chakrabati apologised "unreservedly for the way I was treated at her press conference". My dream job but the situation is untenable'. "Leading the party is a privilege not a right". "There "is much" in the report carried out by former Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti into anti-Semitism in the party that "can herald an important step forward", particularly its "acknowledgement that some within the Labour Party have peddled the prejudice of anti-Semitism, ... Read More

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 launch date revealed

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 launch date revealed

Announced recently by Gigabyte , the new graphics card will be smaller than the previously released ones that also feature the Pascal architecture. It is expected that the GTX 1060 card will have its paper launch on July 7 to disrupt the sales of the AMD Radeon RX 480 which seems to be going pretty well. Read More

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Educational Tools from Google

Educational Tools from Google

Google wants to make that into a learning experience with a brand new Android app called Expeditions . The new system for getting Expeditions up and running has reportedly been streamlined considerably. Forms has always been one of the most popular tools used by teachers for feedback and many have requested the ability to directly integrate quizzes into it. Read More

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US Rep. Fattah steps down after racketeering conviction

US Rep. Fattah steps down after racketeering conviction

He was the first incumbent Democrat to fall in a primary this election cycle, losing to state Rep. Dwight Evans, who is expected to coast to victory in November. We have done important work and passed legislation that has helped tens of millions... Fattah, 59, was convicted Tuesday on racketeering, money laundering and fraud charges stemming from a scheme to repay an illegal $1 million loan through government contracts and non-profit organizations. Read More

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Tumblr Wants In On Live Video Too

Tumblr Wants In On Live Video Too

Beginning Tuesday, Tumblr users can post a live stream from any of the supported services directly to their followers. Police on Friday identified the man in the video as Perkins, who they said was a documented gang member. This includes " public figure partners who had already demonstrated an early interest in going live" and others "who would have relevant use-cases for live, such as breaking news", Osofsky said. Read More

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Your Twitter Timeline Will Soon Be Filled With Much Longer Videos

Engage's widespread availability theoretically makes it a tool for even casual users to limit the amount of abuse and trolling they encounter on Twitter . Twitter noted that certain premium publishers will still be able to post videos up to 10 minutes long. And Twitter hasn't done an awesome job figuring out how to cope with harassment directed at users who aren't necessarily creators, influencers, or public figures. Read More

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Childish Gambino Hops on The App Train

Childish Gambino Hops on The App Train

But the multi-talented actor and comedian hasn't forgotten about his hip-hop alter-ego Childish Gambino . The three shows will take place September 2 - 4 and will feature on-site camping. As well as his music, Gambino has been busy acting since the release of "Because The Internet". Information is also available on the app regarding location of the concerts, how to buy tickets, and a countdown clock to the ticket sales: four days, as of this writing. Read More

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Chinese supercomputer tops list of world's fastest computers

Chinese supercomputer tops list of world's fastest computers

It plans to open the world's largest radio telescope in southeastern China this year, state-media reported. It displaced Tianhe-2, another Chinese computer that held the top ranking for the past six years. The prior No. 1 system used chips from Intel Corp. Intel has not commented yet regarding the wonderful feat that China has done. "China spends more on IT equipment than oil", Brookwood said. Read More

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Blue Origin has fourth successful rocket booster landing

New Shepard also serves as a rocket development platform, allowing the company to repeatedly test its booster and engine designs for reusable spaceflight, which will be used in the development of a larger orbital vehicle. You can see exactly what happens - at about 7:35 a.m. These passengers are meant to ride along inside a crew capsule that sits on top of the rocket (though the capsule was empty today). Read More

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Catering to midrange buyers, LG launches slew of X series smartphones

Catering to midrange buyers, LG launches slew of X series smartphones

The LG X Style is the most affordable of the new trio, and shares specs with the X Power . The month started with us anticipating for the X-Men-themed X Series smartphones from LG. We'll hopefully learn more about the four new handsets when pricing and availability are announced soon. It seems most of the information we gathered a couple of weeks ago turned out to be true-except maybe the X-Men reference. Read More

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Boards clear Max Life, Max Fin services merger with HDFC life

Boards clear Max Life, Max Fin services merger with HDFC life

HDFC Standard Life today proposed to merge Max Life and Max Financial with itself. HDFC Life is a joint venture between HDFC and Standard Life Plc, a provider of financial services in the UK. HDFC Life will benefit from Max Life's wider distribution network, Parekh said, adding they saw a lot of synergies between the companies. In the last financial year, HDFC Life saw its new business premium at Rs 6,487.66 crore, according to data from Life Insurance Council. Read More

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Revlon to buy Elizabeth Arden for $419 million

Revlon to buy Elizabeth Arden for $419 million

Both companies are also looking to expand their geographic footprint. Revlon Inc. will acquire Elizabeth Arden Inc. for about $419 million, a wager that uniting two aging cosmetics giants can reinvigorate both companies' brands. But Moody's put Revlon on review for a downgrade Friday since it plans to fund the acquisition with new debt and will also take on all Elizabeth Arden's existing debt. Read More

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The New XBOX ONE S vs

But they also announced some more big news such as Xbox Play Anywhere which will allow gamers who buys a downloadable game on Xbox One they will be able to play on Windows 10 . It also will continue to expand the number of games on the Windows Store as well. Spencer had also touched on the super-powered Xbox Scorpio, which is set to be released sometime in 2017. Read More

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