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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Symantec says damages from US probe may be $145 million

The U.S. is investigating the company's compliance with government contracting rules

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India tries to sell wireless spectrum again

The previous two auctions of spectrum had few takers as the minimum prices were seen to be too high

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Obama selects cryptologist to head US NSA

Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers will take over amid demands for reform of the NSA

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Intel pulls the plug on AppUp, its cross-platform app store

The app store was first set up to support users of netbook computers

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Samsung not sanctioned over leakage of Apple documents

The judge said the information had not been misused in license negotiations

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Google ordered to pay royalty on AdWords revenue to Vringo

The judge ruled on the royalty rate after the companies did not come to an agreement on it

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Microsoft cloud server designs for Facebook's Open Compute Project

Microsoft also aims to set up an open-source software community in the Open Compute Project

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Google buys artificial intelligence company DeepMind

Google relies on machine learning and artificial intelligence in areas such as translation and visual processing

Phishers pilfer law enforcement documents from Microsoft

Social media and email accounts of some Microsoft employees were hit by phishing attacks, the company said

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CNN's Twitter and Facebook accounts hacked

Several CNN social media accounts were hacked Thursday, and the Syrian Electronic Army seems to be to blame.

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U.S. Supreme Court: Burden of proof of infringement on patent holder

The top U.S. court was ruling in an appeal by a medical devices maker

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Icahn wants eBay to spin off PayPal

EBay has rejected the proposal as it believes that the company's interest is best served by the current arrangement

Judge rules Samsung infringed Apple patent before trial begins

A Samsung patent was also declared invalid

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Google Glass user questioned by Homeland Security in Ohio theater for suspected piracy

The person was allowed to go after it was found that he was not using Google Glass to record the movie

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SAP expects revenue of $30 billion by 2017, driven by cloud

The company saw a dip in software revenue as the cloud business grew in the fourth quarter