John RibeiroIDG News Service

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

Google faces privacy investigation in Canada

Canada is also investigating Google's collection of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks.

Amazon will sell its Kindle DX reader outside the U.S.

Amazon has begun selling its large screen Kindle DX reader outside the U.S.

Amazon takes Kindle global, lowers price

Amazon plans to start selling its Kindle reader in over 100 countries and territories on Oct. 19.

Report: Steve Jobs returning to work this month

Apple CEO Steve Jobs on track to return to work this month, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Report: Hiring by tech companies under DOJ investigation

The Department of Justice is reportedly investigating possible unfair hiring practices in tech industry, including Apple.

Google plans to enter the e-book business

Google said on Monday that by the end of the year it plans to give publishers a way to sell online digital versions of their books through a partner program.

Vodafone setting up own app store

Vodafone is planning to set up its own app store by giving developers access to its vast customer base

Symantec says credit card data may have leaked from India

Stops routing calls to Indian call center after BBC report of data theft

In India, iPhone 3G more likely a consumer device

In India, the iPhone 3G, which launches at midnight Thursday, will be more of a consumer phone.

Vodafone to offer pricey iPhone 3G in India

Vodafone India will sell the iPhone 3G at a hefty price.

India's Airtel to launch iPhone 3G this month

Two Indian mobile network operators are expected to offer the iPhone 3G this month, but there are no 3G networks in India for them to run on.

Vodafone India pre-registering customers for iPhone 3G

Vodafone India offers to pre-register iPhone customers, though it is tight-lipped on date of launch.

Windows 7 to have touch-screen interface

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 7 operating system will have a touch-screen interface.

Sony plans TVs that will eliminate set-top boxes

Sony has signed a deal with major cable TV operators in the U.S. that will pave the way for digital televisions that can receive cable programs without the need for a set-top box.

Google defends helping police nab defamer

Google helps police in Pune, India to arrest an user who allegedly posted vulgar information against a top Indian leader.