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Interpol Group Delays Criticism of Encryption After Objections

The international police organisation Interpol put off plans to condemn the spread of strong encryption after objections by tech companies and civil liberties advocates, according to two people familiar with the matter. Interpol’s group on crimes against children had discussed a resolution on the topic put forward by the US ...

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Flipkart Introduces Saathi to Mimic Salesperson Assistance

Walmart’s Indian e-retailer arm Flipkart on Wednesday introduced a smart assistive interface feature called “Saathi” which aims at mimicking the typical real-life shopping experience for consumers who are comfortable being assisted by a salesperson. It uses a combination of text and audio-based instructions to guide new users in their e-commerce ...

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Bitcoin Dives to a Six-Month Low on China Crackdown

Bitcoin slumped to a six-month low on Friday after China’s central bank launched a fresh crackdown on cryptocurrencies, warning of the risks entailed in issuing or trading them. Bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, fell nine percent to $6,929 (roughly Rs. 4,97,400), its lowest since May, and was last down seven ...

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Microsoft 365 Services Restored After Global Outage

After a global outage hit many Microsoft 365 users for several hours, access and functionality of the services were restored on Wednesday, the company said. “We’ve confirmed restored access and functionality for all Microsoft 365 services,” Microsoft said in a tweet from the Microsoft 365 Status handle. Earlier the company ...

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