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Pictures of Microsoft's canceled Surface Mini leaked

Pictures of Microsoft's canceled Surface Mini leaked Today, WindowsCentral has posted some pictures of this Cancelled Microsoft Surface Mini. Could Microsoft have planned a release of a smaller edition of Surface tablet, entitled "Surface Mini" in 2014? Mainly the kickstand and pen ability. [Full Article...]

SpaceX launches 10 satellites into orbit

The drone landing pad had to be repositioned due to that, though there were still worries that the poor visibility would make it hard to control the rocket's first stage as it comes in for the landing. As planned, it landed on a barge floating in the Pacific Ocean. The engines then shut down and the stage fell away to begin its descent to the droneship " Just Read the Instructions ". [Full Article...]

Germany reaches Confederations Cup semis amid more replay confusion

Germany extended its lead two minutes later courtesy of a diving header from Timo Werner. With Germany defeating Cameroon 3-1 in Sochi to top the group, Chile finish second on five points, and face a Wednesday semifinal in Kazan against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal , who were Group A winners. [Full Article...]

Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program

Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program Instead of selling autonomous vehicles directly to the public-which will happen eventually-operating the fleets themselves means they can be commercially insured, solving (for the time being) one of the big unanswered questions about the evolving technology. [Full Article...]

Court partly reinstates Trump travel ban, fall arguments set

Challengers to the ban said it would harm people who have legitimate reasons to be in the USA - including through family ties, work and education. It allows travelers with green cards and visas to continue entering the USA, but still forbids all refugees. [Full Article...]

Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take

Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take Kerem Demirbay thumped in the ball from the edge of the area to score his first global goal for Germany in the 48th minute. After a VAR review saw Ernest Mabouka eventually sent off for a high tackle on Emre Can after Sebastien Siani was initially mistakenly dismissed, Germany quickly extended their lead through Werner's first global goal. [Full Article...]

Cong slams Sushma Swaraj for attacking prez nominee Meira Kumar

Meira Kumar is seen continuously interrupting Swaraj by saying words like "alright", "thank you". Not only video but Ms Swaraj also attached a press clipping from little-known daily Pioneer which said Swaraj was interrupted by the Speaker for at least 60 times during the next 2 minutes of Swaraj's speech. [Full Article...]

Trump to welcome India's prime minister to White House

A proposed overhaul of H-1B visas - used by thousands of Indian software engineers to work in the United States - has also caused concern in New Delhi . While Trump has criticized other big trading partners such as Mexico, China and Germany, he has not yet called out India, barring a veiled reference to import duties on Harley Davidson that the motorcycle giant doesn't actually pay. [Full Article...]

'Critical flaw' discovered in Intel's Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs

'Critical flaw' discovered in Intel's Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs Henrique de Moraes Holschuh, who authored the Debian post, notes that all operating systems, not only Linux, are subject to the bug. Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake processors without HyperThreading capabilities are not affected by the flaw. [Full Article...]

Germany beat Cameroon to enter Confederations Cup semis

After a tough battle in the group stages of the Confederations cup , Cameroon , Russia , New Zealand and Australia bow out of the competition to give space for Germany, Chile , Portugal and Mexico to qualify and play the semi-finals. [Full Article...]

Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court Mr Trump said last week that the ban would take effect within 72 hours of being cleared by the courts. The first executive order was issued one week into his term, and sought to bar people from Iran , Iraq, Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , and Yemen from entering the United States for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days. [Full Article...]

Confederations Cup: Draw enough for Chile to advance to semi-final

Confederations Cup: Draw enough for Chile to advance to semi-final Toni Kroos netted twice inside two minutes in a superb display while Klose broke the record for the most goals scored at World Cup finals in a crushing opening 45 minutes from the Germans. "I'm glad we have 100 wins but I am grateful to those who have accompanied me, especially players". "I spoke to Emre Can , he said there was contact but didn't feel it was a foul", said Loew. [Full Article...]

Trump hosts 'true friend' Modi for first one-on-one

Others in the group included Apple CEO Tim Cook , Google's Sunder Pichai, John Chambers from Cisco , Shantanu Narayen from Adobe and Ajay Banga from Mastercard. On GST, the Prime Minister said that this is becoming a reality after years of effort. He added that India is growing at an unprecedented pace. "If America becomes stronger, India will be a natural beneficiary". [Full Article...]

Arms version 1.1.0 update now available

Arms version 1.1.0 update now available You can spectate in Arena mode which "focuses on serious 1-on-1 matches". According to Nintendo Life , this offers the same options as wireless local multiplayer, but with the more stable speeds ethernet connections provide. Fixed an issue where Arms such as Chakram did not hit the purple boxes that appear in the "Ribbon Ring" arena. Fixed issue where Biff referred to the " ARMS Grand Prix" ... [Full Article...]

BCCI SGM: 'Committee' to be formed to implement SC order

BCCI SGM: 'Committee' to be formed to implement SC order Accordingly, the president of a state unit from west zone, who is also a senior lawyer, prepared a resolution. The confirmed committee members are acting president CK Khanna , acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary, treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhary and a representative of northeastern states. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Evaluating Wii U Games for Re-Release on Switch

Sony and Nintendo are rivals in the video game business, and both of their current consoles are comfortably outperforming Microsoft's Xbox One . There is, however, a more cynical view one could take regarding this. Whether you are a Nintendo fan or not, you have to admit that it's good at two things. And, that is what the Switch is designed around. "What I would say is this: the observation... [Full Article...]

Senator Schatz speaks out on Senate health care bill

Heller, who faces re-election in 2018 in the Democratic-leaning state, said on Friday: "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes away insurance from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans". It was aptly named the Cornhusker Kickback. However Obama , whose best-known domestic policy achievement stands to crumble, offered a scathing critique of the new bi... [Full Article...]

Great Barrier Reef now worth $56bn to Australia's economy

Great Barrier Reef now worth $56bn to Australia's economy The value of the 1,400-mile-long reef off northeastern Australia has been calculated for the first time by a team of scientists and economists who found that the ecosystem itself - which is bigger than Britain, Switzerland and the Netherlands combined - was worth $29 billion (£17 billion) to tourism , supporting 64,000 jobs. [Full Article...]

Norwegians collect money to fix penis-shaped rock formation

Norwegians collect money to fix penis-shaped rock formation Joggers on Saturday discovered the damaged rock formation, known as " Trollpikken ", in the Eigersund region of Norway . The damage was so severe that the penis-shaped rock was completely separated from its rocky outcropping and the formation completely destroyed. [Full Article...]

Flash Sale: Amazon Echo

Flash Sale: Amazon Echo The deal is valid for Tuesday, June 26 only, starting at 12AM ET through 11:59PM ET, on Amazon's website . ET, according to Amazon . Amazon's smart speaker Echo is now on sale , with the price being reduced from $179.99 to $129.99. [Full Article...]


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