Apple's abandoned encryption plan, Google changes search results
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Apple reversed course on a plan to enable people to fully encrypt backups of their iPhone data on its iCloud service, after the FBI aired concerns that it would hurt investigations, owing it was reported last Tuesday.
About two years ago Apple reportedly told the FBI it wanted to make hacking its cloud storage service more difficult by offering people end-to-end encryption.
If it did sp, Reuters reported, Apple would be unable to hand iCloud data over to authorities, which did not sit well with the FBI.
Some changes to Google search results are making waves.
Company has placed small icons next to search results.
Advertisements are marked with texts that simply say AD.
The icon size and add texts are similar in dimensions.
Some people are saying that this change makes it difficult to quickly know what's an AD what isn't.
And finally, some leaked photos of Microsoft's Xbox Series X have hit, showing off an optical audio port, two USB-A ports, one HDMI port, ethernet port, and power.
All of this according to The Rat, which reported the images are authentic.
Yep, it is certainly the back of a video game console.
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