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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UN committee calls on countries to protect right to privacy

Germany and Brazil are the main sponsors of the resolution on privacy in the digital age

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Report: Samsung's head of TVs may be asked to revitalize mobile business

Boo-keun Yoon, who heads Samsung's consumer electronics business, could also take charge of the mobile business, a report said

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Google, Rockstar reach deal to settle lawsuit over Nortel patents

Backed by Microsoft, Apple, BlackBerry, Ericsson and Sony, Rockstar acquired Nortel's patents after outbidding Google

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Facebook bus drivers unionize amid concern about work conditions

The 87 drivers are employees of Facebook contractor Loop Transportation

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Microsoft Azure thrown out of gear during a performance update

Microsoft detailed the cause of Azure service interruptions that continued through Wednesday for some customers

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US safety board backs FAA on regulation of reckless drone use

NTSB said drones were aircraft for the purpose of regulating reckless or careless use

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Obama backs passing of NSA reform legislation by Senate

U.S. President Barack Obama wants to sign the bill this year

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Oracle, SAP settle long-standing TomorrowNow lawsuit

SAP will pay Oracle about US$359 million in damages and interest to settle the case

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Appeals court to revisit controversial YouTube video takedown

The court ruled in February that YouTube should take down the anti-Muslim video

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Twitter plans 'instant timeline' feature to get visitors to log in

The company also plans more features such as improved private messaging and video uploads, Twitter chief Dick Costolo said.

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Snapchat starts actively warning users that third-party apps aren't safe

Some developers build services that trick users of Snapchat and compromise their accounts, the company said.

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Samsung responds to Nvidia patent complaint with own infringement charges

Nvidia sued Samsung and Qualcomm in September for patent infringement. Now Samsung is fighting back.

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Google signs 60-year lease to do research at NASA's Moffett airfield

Google is paying US$1.16 billion over the initial 60-year lease term

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Computer scientists say copyright on APIs will stifle innovation

The Supreme Court has been asked to reverse an appellate court decision in a dispute between Oracle and Google over Android

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US net neutrality advocates plan Hungary-style protests -- tonight

The protesters are taking a cue from recent protests in Hungary against Internet taxes.