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TC Roundup: Apple has been sued because iPhones often don't deliver text messages to android users

19 May, 2014

Apple has been sued because iPhones often don't deliver text messages to android users: A lawsuit has been filed against Apple over the issue of iPhones failing to deliver text messages to Android phones, according to Bloomberg. Texts get stuck briefly or permanently inside an iPhone's iMessage system when they're directed at someone who used to use an iPhone by has switched their number to an Android phone. (Business Insider)

Google buys written language translation start-up: Google confirmed it has bought a start-up specializing in using smartphones to translate signs, billboards or other written words in real time. (Live Mint)

Infosys does away with variable pay for entry-level employees: India's second largest software services exporter Infosys Ltd may have allowed non-performing senior executives to exit but it has decided to motivate entry-level employees with the offer of a fixed pay—regardless of how well or badly they perform—hoping to stem rising attrition levels. (Live Mint)

39 startups in Asia that caught our eye: Here's our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or tell us about your startup on this form. Any juicy tech news tips go here. Enjoy this week's list! (TECHINASIA)

Narendra Modi's win will help domestic technology spending: TCS : India's second largest software services company Tata Consultancy Services expects to get a boost from increased IT spending by the Modi-led BJP government. (Firstbiz)

Apple, Google call truce in smartphone patent war: The technology titans behind the top two smartphone platforms in the world called a truce in a long-running patent war. (Business Line)

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