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Amazon Faces US Antitrust Scrutiny on Cloud Business: Report

US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has broadened its scrutiny of Amazon.com beyond retail operations to include its cloud-computing business, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The US antitrust enforcers have been asking software companies about practices around Amazon’s cloud unit Amazon Web Services, the report said. ...

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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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