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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Ham radio attempts to fill communication gaps in Nepal rescue effort

Solar and battery-powered amateur radios can run even during power outages

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Best Buy to accept Apple Pay, wants to give customers options

Best Buy has been a backer of a rival payment system promoted by US merchants

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Nepal communications hit by power outage, last-mile issues

A number of companies like Facebook and Google offered Internet tools after the Saturday earthquake near Kathmandu.

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Capgemini to expand in North America with $4B acquisition of iGate

The deal is being financed by a mix of cash, debt and equity

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Internet steady in Nepal after earthquake but last-mile connectivity an issue

An earthquake near Kathmandu of 7.8 magnitude killed over 900 people

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Infosys invests in cloud, health monitoring market

The outsourcer said it is facing price pressure in its core outsourcing areas

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Qualcomm hit by China fine, cut in Samsung business

The company has lowered its revenue guidance for 2015

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Google may launch wireless service as soon as Wednesday

The company has said it does not aim to compete with telecommunications providers

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Microsoft, Yahoo search deal amendment makes termination easier

Either company can terminate the agreement on or after Oct. 1

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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.