John RibeiroIDG News Service

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

Google has to face U.S. privacy suit over new user data policy

Only one part of the lawsuit was allowed to continue by a federal court in California

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Apple hit with class action lawsuit for alleged labor rule violations

The employees complained they were not provided timely meal breaks, rest breaks and final paychecks

U.S. court says warrant for access to all email in a person's account is justified

The government was granted a warrant to obtain emails and other information from a Gmail account

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Jesse Jackson demands Twitter release employee diversity data

Jackson said black underrepresentation in tech companies cannot be explained by a lack of technical skills

Bing follows Google in offering Europeans the 'right to be forgotten'

Europe's top court gave people the right to have links to personal information removed from search listings in Europe

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Tata revenue, profit boosted by strong outsourcing market

The Indian outsourcer saw growth across key industries and markets it addresses

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SAP raises annual cloud revenue forecast after the business soars in Q2

The company's overall revenue was up 2 percent in Q2 as software revenue dropped

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AWS offers Marketplace software on annual subscriptions

The subscriptions could save users over 40 percent of software costs, AWS said

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Amazon asks FAA for permission to test Prime Air delivery drones

The online retailer plans to use drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less

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Infosys revenue and profit rise ahead of CEO change

SAP's former technology chief Vishal Sikka will take over as CEO of Infosys on Aug. 1

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Samsung gives its app store a makeover with a focus on Galaxy devices

The company has rebranded the store as Samsung Galaxy Apps in a bid to cut into the Google Play business.

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US lawmaker asks FTC to probe implications of Facebook 'big data' experiment

Senator Mark R. Warner wants to know what oversight, if any, would be appropriate for studies conducted by social media platforms.

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US Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill

The bill has been criticized by civil liberties and privacy groups because of its potential privacy implications

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Samsung expects slower smartphones market growth and competition to hit profits

Samsung Electronics said it is facing increased competition in China and Europe

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TSA to put mobile phones, other electronic devices under higher scrutiny

Electronic devices that cannot be turned on will not be allowed onboard aircraft, according to new U.S. rules