WhatsApp using QR codes to help initiate chats between brands and customers | ZDNet

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Image: Facebook Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has introduced two new features aimed at helping businesses stay in touch with customers as well as allow them to easily showcase their products. The first feature allows customers to start a chat with a business by scanning a […]

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New Zealand’s Chorus shows Godzilla effect with half-hour upstream traffic spikes | ZDNet

Image: Chorus New Zealand broadband wholesaler Chorus has revealed a network traffic graph that shows waves of upstream traffic cresting every half hour, which the company has dubbed the Godzilla effect. At the same time, the graph shows upstream traffic stopped out at 0.29Tbps during […]

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Congress Presses Military Leaders on Suspected Russian Bounties

Michael J. Morell, a former acting C.I.A. director, portrayed that as scapegoating in testimony to the Foreign Affairs Committee. He pointed out that the briefer is the lowest-ranking person in the room during the president’s regular intelligence briefings, and said the national security adviser, the […]

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Year after Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress president, election is still unlikely

It was in July last year that Rahul Gandhi quit as the Congress president without waiting for election of a new party chief. A month later – in August 2019, Sonia Gandhi came back as “Interim” president of the Congress. It was a dramatic transition […]

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Vikas Dubey News: Convoy overturns while reaching Kanpur – The Economic Times

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 136 Congressmen and 30 Senators seek reversal of US decision on international students In separate letters to Acting Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf and Acting Secretary, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Matthew Albence, the lawmakers expressed concern […]

Economy
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Mike Skinner: ‘Music is genuine chaos’

Image copyright The Streets Image caption Mike Skinner treated himself to a diamond encrusted lighter on a gold neck chain to mark his return “When I first started DJing properly,” says Mike Skinner, “I thought it would be a sort of dignified way to grow […]

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Dow, S&P 500 fall on fears over virus resurgence but Nasdaq ends at record high

The S&P 500 and Dow dropped on Thursday as investors worried about another round of business shutdowns to contain a surge in coronavirus cases and began to shift their focus to earnings, while the Nasdaq hit another record closing high. The United States saw more […]

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The city where hundreds of thousands of women have to live with their boss

Foreign domestic workers, she knew, often earn much higher salaries than she could find at home. Before she arrived, a recruitment agency found her a job as a helper — a job that entails being a housekeeper, personal chef, nanny and caretaker. And like nearly […]

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Plastic surgeons say pandemic has boosted demand

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A number of clinics around the world say they are seeing a rise in people getting surgery A number of cosmetic surgery clinics around the world are reporting a rise in people getting treatment during the coronavirus outbreak as […]

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