John Ribeiro

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


Two Galileo GPS satellites launched in wrong orbit

The satellites were launched Friday aboard a Soyuz ST rocket...

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...

Amazon introduces mobile card reader to compete with Square, PayPal

The company is entering the U.S. market with a promotional offer on transaction fees...

US DOJ asks court to vacate stay in Microsoft email privacy case

The government points to a 'jurisdictional' defect in Microsoft's appeal of a warrant for emails in Ireland...

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...

USPTO rejects claims of Apple patent that figures in dispute with Samsung

The USPTO rejected some claims of the word "auto-complete" patent, but the decision is not final...

Apple, Samsung agree to settle patent disputes outside US

The two rivals will continue to pursue existing patent lawsuits in the U.S....

LinkedIn pays almost $6M for wage law violations

The professional networking company violated provisions of the U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act...

Mitro makes password manager open source as team heads to Twitter

The client and server side code is being released under an open source license...

Amazon investing $2 billion more in India as online retail booms

The announcement comes a day after an Indian retailer got $1 billion in funding...

Amazon says $9.99 e-books will boost revenue, including for Hachette

The online retailer set out its terms for settling its dispute with publisher Hachette, focusing on e-books pricing...

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