John Ribeiro

Bangalore Correspondent

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


Uber to tighten driver screening after alleged Delhi rape

The ride-hailing company has been banned in Delhi

Xiaomi faces phone ban in India over Ericsson patent suit

Xiaomi, which considers India an important market, seems ready to negotiate

Google News to be shut down in Spain ahead of new law

Google said it can't afford to pay for a service that doesn't make money for the company

India recommends banning unregistered Web taxis in light of Uber case

Uber has already been banned in Delhi after one of its drivers was charged with rape

US court extends NSA surveillance rules in current form

A reform bill, USA Freedom Act, ran into difficulties in the Senate

Uber banned in Delhi after rape by driver

The police are checking whether Uber was negligent in some areas including the background check of the driver

Uber under scrutiny in Delhi after driver charged with rape

Police are checking, for example, whether Uber verified the driver's antecedents

Intel to host Jesse Jackson on tech employee diversity

The meeting on Dec. 10 will have representatives of technology companies and other groups

US Senator introduces bill to block FBI backdoor access

Senator Ron Wyden's bill aims to prevent government-forced backdoors and security vulnerabilities

Google will target kids with redesigned versions of its products

Google plans versions of its products like search, YouTube and Chrome for kids that are 12 years and younger

US Senator Al Franken scrutinizes Lyft's privacy policies

Franken had previously written to rival Uber about its data collection practices

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