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Election Results LIVE updates: Congress single largest in MP, wins Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh

Results out for Madhya Pradesh, Congress the single largest party The results for Madhya Pradesh assembly are finally declared after 24 hours of counting. The Congress with 114 seats has emerged as the single largest party, but has missed the majority mark by 2 seats. The BJP has won 109 seats, BSP 2, Samajwadi Party 1 and others have bagged ... Read More »

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum to close as comic and art collection heads to Library of Congress

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum will be closing and its collection will be donated to the Library of Congress. (Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun video) Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, a pop-culture treasure trove next to Camden Yardssince 2006, will be closing after Sunday, with owner Steve Geppi donating much of his historic collection of memorabilia to the Library of Congress. “As a Baltimorean, you might ... Read More »

Congress, Silicon Valley Seek Common Ground on Social Media Interference

Executives from Google, Facebook and Twitter faced anger from lawmakers last week over their platforms’ roles in Russian interference into the 2016 election. But for Silicon Valley, the biggest challenge lies ahead as tech companies look for ways to work with a U.S. Congress intent on closing legal loopholes before 2018 midterm elections. Congressional scrutiny showed U.S. law has fallen ... Read More »

US Police Cite baby victims in Encryption Plea to Congress

using robust encryption is stopping nation and local police across the united states from completely investigating murders, intercourse offences against kids, drug instances and baby pornography, in keeping with law enforcement officials who will testify earlier than a residence panel. The officials plan to come back to Tuesday’s hearing armed with emotional pleas, evidence of stalled investigations and statistics to ... Read More »

Apple, FBI to Clash Again in US Congress Over Encryption

Apple Inc and the FBI will return to Congress next week to testify before lawmakers about their heated disagreement over law enforcement access to encrypted devices, a congressional committee announced on Thursday. Apple’s general counsel, Bruce Sewell, and Amy Hess, executive assistant director for science and technology at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, will testify on separate panels before a ... Read More »

Apple, FBI Stake Out Conflicting Positions Before Congress

The US government calls it a “vicious guard dog” that hurts national security. Apple says it’s critical to protecting consumer privacy against increasingly sophisticated hackers. As the debate over built-in iPhone encryption has deadlocked in the courts, law enforcement and the world’s second-largest cellphone maker agreed on one point Tuesday: It’s now up to Congress to set boundaries in a ... Read More »

Apple, FBI Clash in US Congress Over iPhone Encryption

The battle between the FBI and Apple over encryption moved to Congress on Tuesday, with both sides arguing security is at risk in the legal wrangling over accessing a locked iPhone. FBI chief James Comey defended his agency’s efforts to force Apple to help unlocking a iPhone in the San Bernardino attacks probe, saying that law enforcement’s job may be ... Read More »

Apple, FBI Set to Face Off Before Congress on Tuesday

Apple Inc and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation will make their cases before a congressional panel on Tuesday regarding a court order to force the technology company to give the FBI data from the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters. On Thursday, Apple filed a motion to vacate the court order, maintaining its stance that Apple ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Smartphone ‘Biggest Scam of Millennium’, Says Congress MP

Alleging that ‘Freedom 251’ smartphone scheme was a “fraud”, Congress MP Pramod Tiwari in Rajya Sabha Friday strongly objected to the presence of BJP leaders at the launch of the scheme to sell smartphones at a price of Rs. 251 and sought a reply from the government. “I am making a definite allegation. This government is going to do a ... Read More »

Apple Says Debate Over iPhone Encryption Should Be Decided by Congress

Senior Apple executives said on Friday that the right place to find a solution to the encryption debate was in the US Congress, rebuffing the Justice Department’s successful pursuit of a court order to unlock an iPhone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. The executives, speaking to reporters on a press call, said they were stunned that the ... Read More »