John RibeiroIDG News Service

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

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Tech leaders want more computer education in California schools

There is currently a large mismatch between demand and supply of computer science graduates, the industry said

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Pensioners withdraw lawsuit against IBM over China sales

The fund said IBM had failed to warn investors of slowing sales in China after disclosures of its alleged role in a NSA program

Surveillance, ICANN transition dominate Internet governance meeting

A non-binding statement called for Internet governance decisions by consensus among all stakeholders

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Nokia won't hand India smartphone factory over to Microsoft

The plan was among assets frozen by Indian authorities over a tax dispute

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Microsoft opens ad-free Bing for Schools search engine to all U.S. schools

Microsoft launched the pilot earlier this year in five of the largest U.S. public school districts

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Brazil's senate passes Internet legislation ahead of NETmundial conference

Brazil's President said it could be a model to guarantee real-world rights in a virtual world

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Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide

In some countries like the U.S. and Australia, Apple is offering to recycle some third-party products for free as well

Activists want net neutrality, NSA spying debated at Internet governance conference

Participants at the conference also want concrete measures to emerge from the conference.

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Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California

Google approached the court in California to counter a Rockstar complaint in Texas against its Android partners

Michaels says breach at its stores affected nearly 3M payment cards

Another 400,000 cards at subsidiary Aaron Brothers may have been affected

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SAP reports strong growth in cloud amid slow overall revenue growth

The company had a dip in software revenue in the first quarter as the cloud business took off

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Tata revenue, profit up on strong outsourcing demand

The Indian outsourcer expects to do better in the current fiscal year

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India's Infosys posts strong revenue, profit growth

The outsourcer brought back its first CEO to help revive the company

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Mt. Gox asks for postponement of Karpeles' deposition in U.S. court

Karpeles seeks to appear tentatively on May 5 before the court

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Google updates terms of service to reflect its scanning of users' emails

The company clarifies that emails are automatically scanned to provide users with tailored advertising and better search results