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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Uber investing $1 billion in India, targets 1 million daily rides

India is the largest market for Uber outside the US

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Lawmakers headed to Silicon Valley to push tech companies on diversity

Recent data released by tech companies show low representation in their workforce for women, Hispanics and blacks

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Obama rolls out initiative to boost US supercomputer capability

The President wants the country to develop a computer that operates at 1,000 petaflops

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Here comes the Galaxy Note 5: Samsung sends out invites for August event

The company has announced an event on Aug. 13 in New York.

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Apple Watch lands at Best Buy on August 7, expanding the smartwatch's retail reach

Best Buy will be the first national retailer in the US, other than Apple Stores, to sell the smartwatch

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AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV appears headed for approval with conditions

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has circulated his recommendation for approval of the deal

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Facebook, Amazon, Apple pick up spending on lobbying

Google still outstrips some of the key tech companies

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The good and the ugly about drones

Both facets of the technology were on display over the weekend

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Facebook's Internet.org could face regulation in India

An Indian government committee has objected to content and application providers acting as gatekeepers for Internet access

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Jolla signs up India's Intex as first Sailfish OS licensee

The developer of an Android alternative is targeting a market that is viewed as price-sensitive but growing fast

Reddit's new CEO tries to clean up site's 'dark side'

The online discussion website is struggling to curb offensive content and even cyberbullying

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Uber argues in court that drivers want independence, flexibility

The ride-hailing company received support from over 400 drivers and a law professor

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New trial on damages ordered in Apple, Smartflash patent dispute

The court is concerned that the jury was not properly instructed in iTunes patent case.

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Microsoft reportedly planning major staff layoffs

The new layoffs will affect the company's hardware group and other businesses.

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FBI chief warns that terrorists hide behind encrypted communications

James Comey said that these communications may not be intercepted despite court orders