John RibeiroBangalore Correspondent, IDG News Service

John Ribeiro covers outsourcing and general technology breaking news from India for the IDG News Service.

Facebook's Internet.org opens its free Internet platform to other online services

Internet.org was criticized by net neutrality advocates for backing just a few services

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US reviews use of cellphone spying technology

The Department of Justice aims to disclose more about the use of the cell-site simulators

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Grooveshark shuts down after settlement with record companies

The settlement between owners Escape Media and the record companies was made ahead of a jury trial for award of damages.

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Amazon buys ClusterK, a firm that helps users buy cloud capacity cheap

ClusterK helps companies use AWS spot instances for mission-critical applications

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Apple says EC probe could lead to back tax payments

Apple said the impact of the payment of the disputed back taxes could be "material"

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Samsung overtakes Apple to reclaim top spot in smartphone market

Apple has, however, increased market share in the first quarter

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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