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  • India says law permits agencies to snoop on citizen’s devices
    by Manish Singh on November 19, 2019 at 2:57 pm

    The Indian government said on Tuesday that it is “empowered” to intercept, monitor, or decrypt any digital communication “generated, transmitted, received, or stored” on a citizen’s device in the country in the interest of national security or to maintain friendly relations with foreign states. Citing section 69 of the Information Technology Act, 2000, and section

  • Amazon makes its music streaming service free with ads
    by Sarah Perez on November 19, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    Amazon is making its music streaming service free. The company previously offered free, ad-supported streaming only to customers who owned an Amazon Echo device. Now it’s rolling out free streaming to anyone using the Amazon Music app on iOS, Android, Fire TV and Amazon Music on the web in the U.S., U.K., and Germany. The

  • Sweden drops rape investigation into Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange
    by Natasha Lomas on November 19, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    Sweden has dropped an investigation into Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, on allegations of suspected rape. In a statement today the country’s prosecution authority said the evidence has “weakened considerably” in the almost a decade that’s elapsed since the events in question. “I would like to emphasise that the injured party has submitted a credible and

  • The iRobot Roomba s9+ and Braava m6 are the robots you should trust to clean your house well
    by Darrell Etherington on November 19, 2019 at 2:29 pm

    This holiday season, we’re going to be looking back at some of the best tech of the past year, and providing fresh reviews in a sort of ‘greatest hits’ across a range of categories. First up: iRobot’s top-end home cleaning robots, the Roomba s9+ robot vacuum, and the Braava m6 robot mop and floor sweeper.

  • Salesforce, AWS expand partnership to bring Amazon Connect to Service Cloud
    by Ron Miller on November 19, 2019 at 2:15 pm

    Salesforce and AWS announced an expansion of their on-going partnership that actually goes back to a $400 million 2016 infrastructure services agreement, and expanded last year to include data integration between the two companies. This year, Salesforce announced it will be offering AWS telephony and call transcription services with Amazon Connect as part of its