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PayPal available as payment method within Samsung Pay

PayPal available as payment method within Samsung Pay It allows users to just tap and pay using the debit/credit cards and wallets stored on their mobile devices. Apple Pay comes in second at 4%, and Android Pay comes last at 1.1%. For PayPal, the agreement with the South Korean smartphone giant follows similar partnerships with major mobile payment providers, which also aimed to expand the company's footprint by joining forces with the incumbents,... [Full Article...]

98% of Venezuela referendum voters reject President's proposal

98% of Venezuela referendum voters reject President's proposal Political scientist John Magdaleno said the referendum was a success because it was organized largely by ordinary citizens in a short period of time, and with just 2,000 polling stations, compared to 14,000 during the last elections, in 2015, that saw the opposition sweep parliament. [Full Article...]

Tekken 7's Next Add-On Character is Geese Howard

Tekken 7's Next Add-On Character is Geese Howard With a new trailer, Bandai Namco confirmed that Fatal Fury series' villain Geese Howard will be joining the Tekken 7 roster. Geese is one of the most risky and popular villain fighters in SNK , specifically in the " Fatal Fury " and "The King of Fighters " game series. [Full Article...]

$1 million worth of marijuana found hidden in new Ford Fusions

$1 million worth of marijuana found hidden in new Ford Fusions When all was said and done, the drugs were found in 15 cars in four counties in OH, and a few even made their way to Pennsylvania. The cars, manufactured at the Ford plant in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, were shipped by rail into a CSX yard in Lordstown, Ohio, Balzano said. [Full Article...]

Uh oh! HTC's default keyboard is showing ads

Uh oh! HTC's default keyboard is showing ads After all, they are the ones who chose to partner with Touchpal and are guilty of letting the ad update through, whether by commission or omission. Judging by the backlash on social media , the majority of affected are HTC customers. More worrying, however, is the thought that such an invasive change slipped past HTC or that it allowed it to go through, despite being "not the experience we inte... [Full Article...]

Gujarat HC dismisses Essar plea challenging insolvency proceedings

Gujarat HC dismisses Essar plea challenging insolvency proceedings The State Bank was asked by the RBI to file a case before the NCLT against Essar Steel through the circular, advocate Thakore said. However, Essar continued to object to being clubbed with other 11 NPA accounts, whereas it was in discussion with banks for a financial restructuring. [Full Article...]

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Delphi Murder Investigation

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Delphi Murder Investigation He may have reddish brown hair; eye color is unknown. Authorities investigating the murder of two IN teenagers on Monday issued a new sketch of the man they believe is the prime suspect. So far, the police have only released a photo and a voice recording of the suspect. No arrests have been made and authorities have not disclosed how the girls were killed. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation hurls MAJOR insult Trump as diplomatic row threatens to spark WW3

Russian Federation hurls MAJOR insult Trump as diplomatic row threatens to spark WW3 Peskov declined to comment on the Kremlin's possible response to the results of today's meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon in this respect. [Full Article...]

Australian woman shot dead by police in US

Australian woman shot dead by police in US Why wasn't the shooting captured on squad cameras? As the news of the shooting spread, women activists in Minnesota held vigils in Justine's memory July 16 and demanded proper investigation into the incident. According to the woman's stepson, Zach Damond, she had called the police after hearing a noise near her home. He says the woman killed is him mom. A man, claiming to be Zach, gave an in... [Full Article...]

A health care bailout for insurers paves the way to single-payer

A health care bailout for insurers paves the way to single-payer The Republicans now have a 52-48 seat majority in the Senate, and with two Republican senators , Sens. McCain , 80, is in Arizona after having a blood clot removed from above his left eye, CNN reported . I understand the temptation to blame " Republicans " in the abstract for failing to come through on this, at least so far, but the truth of the matter is that the vast majority of the R... [Full Article...]

Presto crypto: IBM releases gruntier, faster Z14 mainframe

Presto crypto: IBM releases gruntier, faster Z14 mainframe Those IBM Cloud Blockchain data centers launched in New York, London, Frankfurt, Sao Paolo, Tokyo and Toronto to cater to the financial services sector. Beyond pure encryption, customers also told IBM they wanted this capability delivered in a cost-effective way. A single system can support more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day. [Full Article...]

Gopalkrishna Gandhi to file nomination papers for Vice President on Jul 18

Gopalkrishna Gandhi to file nomination papers for Vice President on Jul 18 An alliance of 18 opposition parties, including the Congress , has already declared Gopalkrishna Gandhi as its candidate for vice-presidential poll scheduled for August 5. This is the only barrier for Venkaiah Naidu informs a source from the BJP office. Naidu, on being asked by press in the past month whether he would be inclined to serve as the President or Vice President, had replied, "I ha... [Full Article...]

UAE minister denies any hacking of Qatar

UAE minister denies any hacking of Qatar Read the whole story from The Washington Post . In a series of tweets, the UAE Embassy in Washington said the UAE "had no role whatsoever in the alleged hacking described in the article" in Washington Post . "We need a regional solution and worldwide monitoring", Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, said. Qatar has accused its neighbours of being behind an alleged cybe... [Full Article...]

Nationals add relief to worst major-league bullpen

Nationals add relief to worst major-league bullpen Doolittle has had some injury problems this season, but has been effective when healthy. The hard-throwing sinkerballer led all Major League relievers in coaxing double plays from his opponent in 2016 with 17 and entered Sunday's game ranked second in MLB for the 2017 season in that category. [Full Article...]

Public sector workers overpaid, says Hammond

Public sector workers overpaid, says Hammond It followed press reports of his cabinet remarks on public sector pay. Cabinet infighting over Brexit boiled over yesterday prompting a warning from a senior minister that the UK's negotiating position in the crucial negotiations could be undermined. [Full Article...]

France's Macron urges resumption of Mideast peace talks

France's Macron urges resumption of Mideast peace talks According to the newspaper, the prime minister told this to French President Emmanuel Macron at their meeting in Paris earlier in the day. Following talks with the Israeli leader at the Elysee Palace, covering Iran and the peace process, Macron said he was ready to lead a push against the threat posed by Hezbollah. [Full Article...]

Here's our first look at Atari's new console

Here's our first look at Atari's new console Atari is also looking to make the Ataribox a bit more user-friendly and expandable than its Nintendo rivals through the addition of an SD card slot and four USB ports (in addition the requisite HDMI port). It seems like the Ataribox is most similar to the recent Nintendo NES and SNES classic . The post went on to suggest that "there are a lot of milestones, challenges and decision points in fro... [Full Article...]

Flatulence forces passengers from jet, airline refutes claim

Flatulence forces passengers from jet, airline refutes claim Yes, you read that right. Passengers suffered nausea and headaches throughout the ordeal; a few people became ill while leaving the flight, WNCN reported . The flight, which was not identified, landed at the airport around 4 pm when the incident was reported. In a separate statement to RT.com, an American Airlines representative simply stated: " The story is not true ". [Full Article...]

Jerusalem's top Muslim cleric detained following deadly Old City shooting

Jerusalem's top Muslim cleric detained following deadly Old City shooting Its closure after Friday's attack prompted condemnations from the Arab world. In that time, Israeli forces have killed more than 254 Palestinians , a lot of them said by Israel to be attackers. Israeli police opened two of the gates to the compound to allow worshippers to enter through the newly erected detectors. On the other hand, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has indicated th... [Full Article...]

Al Pacino Stars as Joe Paterno in HBO First Look Photo

Al Pacino Stars as Joe Paterno in HBO First Look Photo The first-look photo shows Pacino wearing glasses and sporting Penn State coaching jacket. Of course, fans of Pacino by this point know that achieving the look is only the first part of the fantastic transformation he makes in all his roles, so it will be interesting to see what sort of complexities the venerable actor brings to Paterno. [Full Article...]


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