Downtown Tokyo's homeless fear removal ahead of Olympics

TOKYO — Shelters made of cardboard start popping up in the basement of Tokyo’s Shinjuku train station right before the shutters come down at 11 p.m., in corridors where “salarymen” rushing home and couples on late-night dates have just passed by. Dozens of homeless people sleeping rough in such spots …

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FBI 'persuaded Apple to halt iCloud encryption'

Image copyright VCG Apple reportedly abandoned plans to let customers fully encrypt back-ups of their iPhones on the company’s iCloud following pressure from the FBI. Full encryption involves converting data into code so it is impossible to access without a password. Apple was working on the feature in secret about …

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Microsoft’s HoloLens sells out, goes commercial

Microsoft’s HoloLens sells out, goes commercial

Microsoft has declared HoloLens, its augmented reality headset, “open for business” with the launch of its commercial suite. Aimed at enterprise, the suite has additional security and management features that won’t make it to the consumer model. These include: Kiosk mode – Allows businesses to set HoloLens to a specific …

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