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Government launches “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge” to promote homegrown computer hardware

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The government of India has launched the “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge” under the aim of Atmanirbhar Bharat, to promote home-grown microprocessor manufacturing and designing.

The registrations for the challenge started from August 18th on the MyGov website and 100 shortlisted companies will be given a total grant of Rs 1 crore to build a prototype, while 25 finalists will win Rs 1 crore each. The top 10 teams will get a seed fund of total Rs 2.3 crores and 12 months of incubation support, under the Ministry of Information Technology. You can register here.

Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge

The challenge will be spread over 10 months with the aim to meet the growing need of homegrown compute hardware

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Procycling magazine website launches

The newly launched Procycling website through Cyclingnews.com is the home of everything related to the monthly magazine which takes you inside the world’s toughest sport. 



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For the past 20 years, Procycling magazine has gone inside the peloton, to bring you the colour, grit and determination that makes cycling a sport like no other. Here, you’ll be able to find news and features from the magazine, as well as keep up to date with all the latest offers and subscription deals, with much more coming soon.

As well as conducting interviews with the top riders and figures in the sport, Procycling magazine is on the ground at the biggest races of the year throughout the season, while our Retro features, such as this look back at Sean Kelly’s all conquering 1986 season, remember the most blockbuster moments and biggest stars throughout the sports’ history. 

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US Postal Service launches new election mail website to help voters, election officials find mail-in resources

The United States Postal Service has launched a new election mail website, usps.com/votinginfo, to offer voters and election officials the information needed to vote by mail in the November election.

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USPS says many states are choosing to expand mail-in voting options, and it expects a significant increase among those wanting to cast their ballot by using the postal service.

“In response, the Postal Service has updated its website to serve both voting customers seeking information on how to use the mail to vote and election officials seeking resources to help make their administration of the upcoming elections a success,” the USPS said in a news release.

Domestic users can find federal and state-specific resources on the new website. The site also provides information on how you can vote if you are in the military and overseas.

“The site also highlights what

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GAN Launches Real Money Internet Gambling in Pennsylvania for Cordish Gaming Group

GAN Limited (the “Company” or “GAN”) (NASDAQ: GAN), a leading business-to-business supplier of internet gambling software-as-a-service solutions to the U.S. land-based casino industry, today announced the launch of the new “PlayLive!” branded Internet gambling business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for Cordish Gaming Group (“Cordish”), the gaming division of The Cordish Companies.

GAN successfully deployed the real money gaming operation in just 72 days following the execution of a definitive agreement, once again validating GAN’s rapid delivery process. This launch, which leverages the “Live! Rewards” customer rewards program, enables residents of Pennsylvania to enroll in advance, online, for their Live! Rewards Players Card and engage with a full range of gambling content including Internet slots, table games and non-traditional online gambling games. This launch comes ahead of two new Live!-branded gaming facilities in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, expected to open in late 2020 and early 2021, respectively.

Live! is an existing

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USPS launches new website to help Americans vote by mail

The US Postal Service announced Friday it has launched a new website to help Americans navigate mail-in voting.

The new page offers general “FAQ” information, guidance for finding states election websites and other helpful links.

“The Postal Service recognizes that many states are choosing to expand mail-in voting options in the upcoming elections and that there will likely be a significant increase in demand among postal customers to participate in those elections by using the mail,” the agency wrote in a news release.

The site comes in the midst of a service crisis and as President Trump, along with his postmaster general, Louis DeJoy, face increasing outrage over USPS management.

Trump has railed repeatedly against mail-in voting, claiming it would create the most “fraudulent” presidential election in US history.

He has said he’s withholding additional funding Democrats have asked for the postal service to make widespread mail-in voting during the

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USPS launches website providing resources and information on mail-in ballots ahead of 2020 election

FILE – A ballot box inside Boston City Hall is available for residents to drop off their mail in ballots on Aug. 18, 2020. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) launched an election mail website aimed at providing information to voters and election officials about the mail-in voting process.

The website’s August 21 launch comes as states across the country are looking to expand their mail-in voting options for the upcoming election amid the coronavirus pandemic. It also coincides with growing concern that the USPS will not be able to handle the anticipated surge in mail-in ballots.

Last week, the Postal Service warned states across the country that it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted, even if the ballots are mailed by state deadlines.

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South Carolina’s Energy Office Launches Energy Saver Tool and Website

The South Carolina Energy Office, housed within the Office of Regulatory Staff, has launched a new online Energy Saver Tool and website to help consumers easily find energy-saving programs. The tool and website were built in partnership with NIC South Carolina, the state’s digital government services provider.

EnergySaver.SC.GOV. The tool offers an easy way for the public to answer a few simple questions and find energy-saving programs available to them. Users can also search by category or by program name to find specific program information. Programs and results are printable and can be shared by exporting to a PDF or Excel file.” data-reactid=”21″Finding energy-saving programs can involve visiting multiple websites and be frustrating for consumers. Now consolidated in one central, online location,

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The Cordish Companies Launches New PlayLive! Internet Gaming Website in Pennsylvania

HANOVER, Md., Aug. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cordish Gaming Group, a division of The Cordish Companies, today announced the launch of PlayLive!, their new branded Internet gambling business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The site will make its debut ahead of the company’s two new Pennsylvania casinos – Live! Casino Pittsburgh and Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, which are slated to open in 2020 and early 2021, respectively. PlayLive! will be the first branded online gambling site that has launched prior to the opening of its affiliated brick and mortar facilities. ” data-reactid=”13″HANOVER, Md., Aug. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cordish Gaming Group, a division of The Cordish Companies, today announced the launch

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Dropbox launches password manager, computer backup, and secure ‘vaults’ out of beta

Dropbox is officially launching a handful of new consumer features out of beta today, along with some new tools for businesses.

The cloud storage giant first introduced its password manager — replete with a standalone mobile app for Android and iOS — back in June. Similar to other password management apps on the market, Dropbox Passwords stores and encrypts users’ online passwords and syncs them across all devices (desktop and mobile) so users don’t have to remember multiple login credentials.

Dropbox Passwords can also suggest strong, randomly generated, individual passwords for your online services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, and Dropbox itself.

Above: Dropbox Passwords mobile app

Dropbox Passwords is the result of last year’s acquisition of Massachusetts-based Valt, which swiftly shuttered its own apps ahead of integration with Dropbox. Dropbox Passwords is available to everyone on a Dropbox Plus or Professional subscription from today.

The San Francisco-based company is

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TikTok launches new website to combat “misinformation”

TikTok has launched a new website to push back against claims by the Trump administration and other critics that the social media app poses a threat to U.S. national security.

The site, tiktokus.info, is separate from the company’s main site, tiktokus.com. The goal is to counter claims by the Trump administration that the app, which is owned by China’s ByteDance, amounts to a tool that Beijing can use to spy on Americans.

“[W]e neither support nor stand for the spread of misinformation on our platform, or about our platform,” TikTok said in its announcement. 

The new site highlights previous points TikTok has made about its privacy practices.

“TikTok is not available in China,” the company says. “Its US user data is stored in Virginia with a back-up in Singapore and strict controls on employee access. TikTok has never provided any US user data to the Chinese government, nor would it

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