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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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

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Samsung's Smart TV 'surveillance' prompts FTC complaint

US Senator Al Franken started probing this month into the voice recognition technologies of Samsung and LG TVs

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Sony users unable to access popular services like Hulu, Netflix

The problem appears to have affected users in many countries

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Samsung holds smartphone lead in India, Apple trails

Indian vendors are, however, closing in on Samsung

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Google to curb sharing of sexually explicit content on Blogger

Blogs that persist with such content will be converted into private blogs by Google

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Facebook, other tech firms face pressure from drivers over work conditions

The increased unionization of drivers reflects unease about growing inequality in Silicon Valley

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Edward Snowden documentary Citizenfour wins Oscar

Edward Snowden shook up the US security establishment with revelations of NSA surveillance

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Google launching YouTube for kids on Monday

The new version of YouTube will be available on Android devices

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Google worried US could use amended warrant rule to search computers abroad

The changed rule would extend the authority of federal judges to issue warrants for searching computers

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BlackBerry sues Typo again over latest version of add-on keyboard

BlackBerry claims the Typo2 Keyboard copies its designs and patents

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Microsoft adopts international standard for cloud privacy

Microsoft said it would follow a new standard of the International Organization for Standardization

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Infosys to acquire startup Panaya to automate customer tasks

The company hopes to get more cost-efficient in the delivery of its services by using automation

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Smart TV eavesdropping furor prompts Senator to quiz Samsung, LG on privacy

The Smart TVs are under a cloud for allegedly collecting voice data.