John RibeiroBangalore Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

EU tells Google to make more concessions or face charges in antitrust dispute

The European Commission competition chief said there were solid arguments against several aspects of Google's proposals

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Lyft acquires ride-sharing startup Hitch

Lyft introduced its own car-pooling service in August

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Microsoft, Getty copyright dispute heads for mediation

Getty asked the court for an injunction on a Bing widget

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New US Senate bill aims to limit access to emails stored abroad

The legislation follows Microsoft's refusal to turn in emails in Ireland to U.S. law enforcement

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Yelp pays $450,000 to settle FTC's child privacy violation charges

The company's in-app registration did not have a functional age-screen, FTC said

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Apple Watch's privacy details under scrutiny by Connecticut attorney general

Attorney General George Jepsen is particularly concerned about the protection of health information collected by the new wearable device

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Intel teams with Indian firm to launch 'Eddy' tablet for children

Eddy holds out the promise of keeping children away from TVs and smartphones

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Google debuts first low-cost Android One phones in India

The India launch was the first worldwide for the low-cost phones built around Google's reference design

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Oracle to acquire content storage management company Front Porch Digital

Front Porch Digital technology is used by media companies, government agencies and sports organizations for a variety of applications

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India's biometric ID project is back on track

Critics are concerned that the biometric data may be misused

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Snapchat settles ownership dispute, says app idea came from ousted partner

Snapchat cofounders Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy have reached a settlement with former Stanford University colleague Frank Reginald Brown

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Tech industry groups ask US Senate to 'swiftly pass' NSA curbs

The coalition of tech industry groups wrote a letter to Senate leaders as an erosion of trust was affecting their business abroad

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Microsoft revamps MSN with Metro flair and integrated productivity tools

Microsoft has signed up over 1,300 content providers for MSN

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Microsoft takes down Bing Image Widget after Getty lawsuit

The company is being sued by Getty Images for copyright infringement

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Bitcoin backer Shrem pleads guilty to operating unlicensed payments

Charlie Shrem, a bitcoin entrepreneur, and Robert M. Faiella pleaded guilty before a New York court.