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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T-Mobile threatens to impose limited plans on data 'thieves'

T-Mobile USA is going after data thieves, which it says are taking advantage of the company's unlimited high-speed data plan through excessive tethering.

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NSA bulk call records collection extended for last time

The U.S. National Security Agency's controversial program for the bulk collection of domestic call records has been granted extension for the last time, according to documents released.

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Apple, Samsung battle to the end over damages payment

It may take some time for Apple to see any damages from its patent infringement dispute against Samsung Electronics.

California bill one of many state bills that aim to regulate drones

A California bill that restricts flying of drones to above 350 feet is just one of several state bills in the U.S. that aim to regulate various aspects of flying the aircraft.

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Ashley Madison hauled to court in class action suits over data breach

Legal pressure on Ashley Madison and its parent company is picking up with more class-action lawsuits filed this week against the extramarital hookup site in the U.S., alleging negligence by the site in protecting confidential user data.

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U.S. senator to push proposal for mandatory drone geofencing

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is to introduce a proposal that aims to make geofencing of drones mandatory soon, following a number of reports of close shaves between the unmanned aircraft and regular planes.

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End of U.S. oversight of Internet's domain name overseer delayed to next year

U.S. oversight of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the coordinator of the Internet’s domain name system, will continue through September next year and perhaps even beyond.

Memory issue disrupts FAA air traffic control system

A memory issue in the traffic management system of the Federal Aviation Administration resulted in the disruption of flights on the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, according to the agency.

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Software upgrade could be cause of US airline disruption

The Federal Aviation Administration has zeroed in on a recent upgrade at a radar facility

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Rogue drones found flying close to aircraft on the upswing

138 pilots reported seeing drones at altitudes of up to 10,000 feet during June

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Twitter sees surge in government requests for account information

Twitter has expanded its latest Transparency Report to include information on trademark notices and email providers' privacy practices.

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Chinese vendors triple smartphone share in India

South Korea's Samsung, however, remains at the top of the pile

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Foxconn to invest $5B to set up first of up to 12 factories in India

Foxconn is responding to India's bid to attract manufacturers to the country

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Oracle updates complaint against Google to highlight Android's success

Oracle hopes to buttress its case that Google's infringement of Java copyrights was not 'fair use'

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Tech industry objects to terrorist activity reporting section in US legislation

Industry groups have asked the Senate to delete the section which requires them to report vaguely-defined terrorist activity