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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Facebook like Google makes scant progress in hiring blacks, women

Other tech companies are also struggling to have a more diverse work force

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US lawmakers back Amazon.com's bid for .amazon domain

Amazon.com's bid for what's known as a gTLD has been blocked by some countries in the Amazon region.

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Getty Images a party in European antitrust investigation into Google

Getty claims Google promotes its own images service at the expense of the commercial images company

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Louisiana governor vetoes license plate reader legislation

Bobby Jindal said he had privacy concerns about provisions of the bill

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Apple hears Taylor Swift, to pay artists during free music trial

The pop star had earlier complained about Apple's decision not to pay artists during the free trial

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US court allows Google Earth image as evidence

Google Earth and GPS coordinates were used to prove that a person was arrested after illegal reentry into the U.S.

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Samsung wants court to review damages in patent fight with Apple

The South Korean smartphone company has asked all judges of the appeals court to hear the case.

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FCC says PayPal 'robocall' policy could break rules

FCC has told PayPal that it needs to take written permission from customers for telemarketing robocalls and robotexts

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Google offers faster Web access on Android phones in India and Brazil

The feature is being targeted towards emerging markets to help reduce data usage.

Reddit bans five groups on its site for harassment

The website had warned in May that harassment would not be tolerated in posts.

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Apple Music faces antitrust investigation in New York, Connecticut

The investigation is part of an overall probe into the music streaming business.

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US wants to collect bulk call records for six more months

The Department of Justice has filed for permission to the FISA court

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Uber taxis seized in Delhi for running without license

The Delhi police has said that three ride-hailing services did not have the required licenses to operate

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Dish Network, T-Mobile US reportedly in merger talks

The merger would be the latest in a wave of consolidation in the U.S. media and communications industry

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Jesse Jackson wants Google to invest in startups led by Blacks, Latinos

The civil rights leader was addressing a Google shareholder meeting