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India gives up on Silicon Valley
Published in News
Monday, 18 February 2019 11:50

India gives up on Silicon Valley


It is not going to be easy for Big Tech in India

Big Tech companies hoping to take advantage of India's huge population are going to find life difficult as the country has had enough of Silicon Valley antics.

Apple and Foxconn to start building iPhones in India
Published in Mobiles


Where no one can afford them

Fruity cargo cult Apple will begin assembling its top end iPhones in India through the local unit of Foxconn as early as 2019.

Indians restrict US e-commerce outfits
Published in News
Friday, 28 December 2018 11:09

Indians restrict US e-commerce outfits


No affiliated companies or special discounts


US e-commerce giants have been banned by the Indian government from selling products supplied by affiliated companies on their Indian shopping sites and from offering their customers special discounts or exclusive products

Apple losing India
Published in News
Monday, 05 November 2018 12:45

Apple losing India


Sales fall by a quarter

Apple’s iPhone sales are set to dip by around a quarter in India’s holiday season fourth quarter, putting them on course for the first full year fall in four years.

Apple experiencing hard times in India
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 11:55

Apple experiencing hard times in India


And it will not reduce its prices

After Apple failed to make a significant dent in China, it looked to the more populous India to make up the cash. However there are indications that all is not well in the ancient land.

Google faces Indian mutiny
Published in News
Friday, 18 May 2018 10:39

Google faces Indian mutiny


Google to appeal Indian antitrust ruling

Google has said an Indian antitrust ruling that found it was guilty of search bias could cause “irreparable” harm and reputational loss to the company.

India invented the internet thousands of years ago
Published in News


Government minister touts ancient Indian engineering feat 

Ancient Indians invented the internet thousands of years ago, according to an Indian government minister.

Xiaomi wants global smartphone component makers to set up Indian base
Published in News


Likely to bring $2.5 billion investment

Xiaomi said it wants its global smartphone component makers to set up base in India, in what is likely to bring as much as $2.5 billion of investment to the South Asian nation while also creating up to 50,000 jobs.

Indian outsourcers recovering from a tough year
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 11:31

Indian outsourcers recovering from a tough year


Software services sector expected to grow again next year

India’s software services exports will see revenue growth of 7-9 percent in constant currency terms in the fiscal year to March 2019 after one of its worst years ever.

Apple punishes its Indian customers
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 10:39

Apple punishes its Indian customers


Increasing the price is a nationwide face-palm

The fruity cargo cult Apple has decided to punish its poor Indian customers for its government daring to make it pay tax by raising its prices even more so that less people can afford them.