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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Facebook clarifies rules for content, including definition of nudity and hate speech

The social network has also tried to explain when and why it removes content at the request of governments.

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Amazon acquires IoT platform developer 2lemetry

The current customers of 2lemetry will continue to be supported, with the name and branding retained

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PC sales may be worse than expected this year

IDC revised its forecast for PC shipments in 2015 to a drop of 4.9 percent

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Apple wants suit from battery maker A123 dismissed or moved to California

Apple told the court that the witnesses and records in the case are in California

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Lawmakers ask Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar to check driver fingerprints

The eight members of Congress say measures taken so far to screen drivers do not take advantage of all the available tools

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Apple to raise drivers' wages, after demands to share its wealth

The company said last week it would directly employ a number of security guards rather than use guards placed by contractors

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Microsoft asks U.S. court to ban Kyocera's Android phones

Kyocera is alleged to have infringed on seven Microsoft patents.

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Apple postpones production of larger-display iPads

Apple has delayed the larger iPad tablet as it mulls over the features for the product, according to one account.

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Apple in settlement talks with car battery maker A123 Systems

The company has asked for an extension to respond to A123's charges, citing discussions for a resolution.

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Apple will replace contract security guards with full-time employees in Silicon Valley

Tech companies are under pressure to improve working conditions of workers like drivers and security guards

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Google, Apple $415M deal with tech workers heads for approval

Judge Lucy H. Koh had earlier rejected a $324.5 million settlement as too low

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Iran to weed 'moral' crimes from social networks, starting with Facebook

Iran has said it is willing to cooperate with Google and other Internet companies provided they play by its rules

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Indian ride-hailing app Ola acquires rival for $200 million

Ola acquired TaxiForSure in a cash and equity deal

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NSA authorization to collect bulk phone data extended to June 1

The approval will be the last before the relevant statute in the Patriot Act comes up for renewal

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Fresh from $532.9M win, Smartflash sues Apple again

The patent company's focus in the second lawsuit is on Apple's newer products like the iPhone 6