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Outcry forces India to amend legislation that would ban deletion of emails, IMs

A draft of the country's encryption policy would have made it mandatory for residents to keep all encrypted data, which includes Gmail and WhatsApp, for 90 days.<p>A wave of outrage over clauses in a draft of its new National Encryption Policy, which seeks to improve India's cybersecurity, has led the …


Opera Gives Itself A Brand Refresh With New Logo

Opera Software is no more. The company today announced a rebrand with a new logo and brand identity. In the process, it has changed its name to simply “Opera.”<p>As the company notes in its announcement, Opera Software may have started out as a browser vendor, but it now offers a far wider range of …


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This Pest Has Shut Down South Florida's $700 Million Fruit Industry

In Florida, federal and state officials have quarantined 85 square miles of farmland to combat a destructive pest: the Oriental fruit fly, which attacks hundreds of varieties of fruits and vegetables.<p>The invasive insect was first detected near Miami a few weeks ago. Since then, authorities have …

Microsoft Office 2016 review

Today’s release of Office 2016 marks almost three years since the last major version of Microsoft’s productivity apps. More than 1.2 billion people use Office, for everything from simple word processing and personal finances, to powerful number crunching at large enterprises. It’s as ubiquitous as …

Ultra-thin catwalk models may soon be banned from British fashion

Caroline Nokes MP, who heads the all parliamentary group on body image, is to invite senior members of the fashion industry to get their views on whether legislation is needed to protect young models from feeling pressured to lose dangerous amounts of weight.<p>Nokes said the group would begin its …

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McDonald's turnaround strategy is in overdrive

The fast-food chain has added some new items — like the premium sirloin burger — while altering others, like the quarter pounder, and announced that it will soon offer breakfast all day, among other changes.<p>McDonald's is hoping that the tweaks help to revive business following seven straight …