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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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.

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US court approves eBay settlement over no-hire agreement

EBay was charged with entering into an agreement with Intuit to limit competition for employees

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Samsung acquires cloud printing company PrinterOn

The acquisition aims to boost Samsung's business-to-business mobile offerings

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Silicon Valley tech companies use underpaid black and Latino workers, says report

The workers supplied by middle-men are paid low wages and benefits, according to a study

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Two Galileo GPS satellites launched in wrong orbit

The satellites were launched Friday aboard a Soyuz ST rocket

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Intel to pay $650M to buy LSI networking business from Avago

The Axxia Networking Business came to Avago Technologies from its May acquisition of LSI

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Justice Department asks court to vacate stay in Microsoft email privacy case

If the stay is lifted, Microsoft may have to refuse to comply with an order to turn over certain emails to the government.

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Amazon introduces mobile card reader to compete with Square, PayPal

How does Amazon figure to stand out in a market where so many mobile payment players are already going head to head? By offering a promotional rate on transactions as it enters the U.S. market.

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US court rules in favor of providing officials access to entire email account

The court in Columbia had earlier ruled that such a warrant would provide too much information to law enforcement

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Microsoft, Google, others back Facebook in New York privacy dispute

Facebook is seeking important rulings on the collection of bulk user data under gag orders