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John Ribeiro

IDG News Service

Ribeiro is a reporter for the IDG News Service.


Recent articles by John Ribeiro

Tata revenue, profit up on strong outsourcing demand

April 16, 2014

India's largest outsourcer, Tata Consultancy Services, is boosting hiring and offering wage hikes after reporting strong revenue and profit growth in its recently concluded fiscal year.

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

April 15, 2014

Google has updated its terms of service to reflect that it analyzes user content including emails to provide users tailored advertising, customized search results and other features.

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

April 15, 2014

Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles, who was ordered to appear before a U.S. bankruptcy court to answer questions, has asked for a postponement of his deposition.

India's Infosys posts strong revenue, profit growth

April 15, 2014

Indian outsourcer Infosys reported revenue and profit growth in the first quarter, but is still troubled by strong staff attrition and key management changes.

Gnome Foundation faces cash crunch over women outreach program

April 14, 2014

The Gnome Foundation does not have any cash reserves as expenses on a women outreach program had to be made ahead of actually receiving payments from sponsors.

Obama administration backs disclosing software vulnerabilities in most cases

April 13, 2014

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama favors disclosing to the public vulnerabilities in commercial and open source software in the national interest, unless there is a national security or law enforcement need, the country's spy agency said.

Facebook faces class action suit in Canada over interception of private messages

April 10, 2014

Facebook is facing a class-action lawsuit in Canada over its alleged interception of private message of users of the social network.

Canada halts online tax returns in wake of Heartbleed

April 10, 2014

Canada Revenue Agency has halted online filing of tax returns by the country's citizens following the disclosure of the Heartbleed security vulnerability that rocked the Internet this week.

Jury rules against NXP in patent dispute with BlackBerry

April 08, 2014

A jury in Florida has decided in favor of BlackBerry in a patent dispute with NXP.

Movie studios sue Dotcom, Megaupload for copyright infringement

April 07, 2014

Six major U.S. movie studios have sued Megaupload, the Hong Kong company running the now defunct file-sharing website of the same name, and its founder Kim Dotcom for allegedly encouraging and profiting from copyright infringement.