John RibeiroBangalore Correspondent, IDG News Service

John Ribeiro covers outsourcing and general technology breaking news from India for the IDG News Service.

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Sony's flagship Xperia Z4 phone quietly announced

The Sony Xperia Z4 smartphone will be available in Japan in the summer.

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California bill aims to secure data of users using ride-hailing companies

The legislation will be heard by an assembly committee on Monday

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Tata gives employees anniversary bonus, cuts into profits

India's largest outsourcer said its business had grown well in the first quarter

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Facebook-backed Internet.org loses some Indian partners over net neutrality

Internet.org was criticized for offering access to select sites without data charges

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Google confirms European antitrust action, says it has "a very strong case"

Europe's top antitrust chief is said to be ready to file formal charges against Google

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Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent for $16.5 billion, ponders selling Here maps business

The combined company will keep Nokia's name and be stationed in Finland.

RadioShack still plans to sell customer personal data despite state objections

The sale of the personal data was withdrawn from a previous auction.

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Indian net neutrality backers get boost from Flipkart retreat on free app access

The online retailer has abandoned a plan to pay for customers of Indian mobile operator Bharti Airtel to have free access to its mobile app

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FCC's net neutrality rules published in Federal Register

The publication is expected to trigger lawsuits from broadband providers

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ICANN seeks opinion on legality of '.sucks' registration process

The Internet naming body has written to U.S. and Canadian regulators

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Indian outsourcer Satyam's founder guilty of accounting fraud, court rules

B. Ramalinga Raju confessed in 2009 that the company had overstated its revenue and profit for several years

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Universities reject trade body request to back patent reform bill

The Consumer Electronics Association earlier urged the academics to withdraw their opposition

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Microsoft, Getty settle copyright dispute

The companies will work on bringing Getty's images to Microsoft products

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US drug enforcement amassed bulk phone records for decades

The bulk collection of phone records by the DEA preceded the NSA's own program

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California sends revenge porn operator to prison for 18 years

The case is described as the first criminal prosecution of its kind in the U.S.