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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FCC says PayPal 'robocall' policy could break rules

FCC has told PayPal that it needs to take written permission from customers for telemarketing robocalls and robotexts

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Google offers faster Web access on Android phones in India and Brazil

The feature is being targeted towards emerging markets to help reduce data usage.

Reddit bans five groups on its site for harassment

The website had warned in May that harassment would not be tolerated in posts.

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Apple Music faces antitrust investigation in New York, Connecticut

The investigation is part of an overall probe into the music streaming business.

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US wants to collect bulk call records for six more months

The Department of Justice has filed for permission to the FISA court

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Uber taxis seized in Delhi for running without license

The Delhi police has said that three ride-hailing services did not have the required licenses to operate

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Dish Network, T-Mobile US reportedly in merger talks

The merger would be the latest in a wave of consolidation in the U.S. media and communications industry

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Jesse Jackson wants Google to invest in startups led by Blacks, Latinos

The civil rights leader was addressing a Google shareholder meeting

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Facebook sued in US court for blocking page in India

A Sikh group objects to Facebook blocking access to their page in India

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Ellen Pao will appeal ruling in sex discrimination case

A jury ruled against her in March in a lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

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Uber faces crisis again in India after driver accused of trying to kiss passenger

A Uber driver in Delhi was charged last year with raping a woman passenger

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Uber revises privacy policy, wants more data from users

The company will now, with users' permission, access rider's data when its app runs in the background

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Wearables war: Jawbone sues Fitbit for alleged trade secret theft

Fitbit has been sued by Jawbone for allegedly misappropriating trade secrets

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US sides with Oracle in Java copyright dispute with Google

The dispute between Google and Oracle revolves around whether Java APIs can be copyrighted

BlackBerry slashes smartphone staff around the globe

The company will continue to grow customer-facing teams and bring new talent in areas like IoT