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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Samsung (probably) dethroned in India by local rival Micromax

Samsung, however, claims a higher share of the market

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US backs IEEE move to modify rules for standards patents

The IEEE proposal aims to prevent high royalty rates and threats of product bans

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Facebook tests delivering tips about your location

The test of the location-based service will use Bluetooth beacons in some locations

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TracFone must pay $40 million for choking 'unlimited' data

TracFone has agreed to pay $40 million to settle US FTC charges

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Facebook denies attack brought down its site

Facebook denied that the outage which took down Facebook and Instagram Monday night was related to a third-party attack by The Lizard Squad or anyone else.

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Malaysia Airlines attacked, big data dump threatened

Users trying to reach the airline's website found a graphic from Lizard Squad

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Uber applies for license in Delhi under new conditions

Uber said it had applied for license under revised radio-taxi rules

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Hutchison Whampoa in talks to acquire O2 in the UK in over $15B deal

The deal could lead to large-scale consolidation in the UK mobile market

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Amazon to acquire Israeli startup Annapurna Labs for data center muscle

The Israeli company has been operating in stealth mode after it was set up in 2011

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BlackBerry wants to mandate app developers to make apps for its platform

CEO John Chen wants net neutrality to be mandated at the content and application layer

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Twitter 'recap' helps you catch up with missed tweets

The new feature will help users catch up on key tweets from accounts they follow

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Dish found not to infringe Fox's copyright by letting users stream programs

The Judge refused to accept a ruling on Aereo as a precedent.

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Google may invest in SpaceX for Internet through satellites

Google may invest around $1 billion in the project

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Twitter to acquire Indian startup ZipDial in emerging markets play

ZipDial's office in Bangalore will operate as an engineering center for Twitter

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Opponent of Apple, Google settlement with workers wants larger cut in new deal

One of the named plaintiffs, Michael Devine, wants a larger share of the new settlement proposed