Analyst firm IDC (International Data Corporation) on Tuesday posted reports from its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker wherein it observed that India recorded total smartphone shipments of 124 million units in 2017, with an annual growth of 14 percent over last year. This double digit growth makes India the fastest growing smartphone market in the world, among the top 20 global… Read More »
Jio Phone is effectively free, while the new Airtel phones’ effective price starts at Rs. 1,799 HIGHLIGHTS The new Karbonn phones will compete against Jio Phone Karbonn A1 Indian comes at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,799 Karbonn A41 Power at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,849 Jio Phone is a looming threat for both phone makers and telecom… Read More »
Market research firm Canalys on Wednesday reported that the Indian smartphone market contracted for the first time in its history this past quarter. The report claims that shipments in the country fell 4 percent year-on-year to just under 27 million units. The report adds that the primary factor for falling shipments was the impending introduction of GST on… Read More »
HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo launched the Legion laptop line in India earlier this month Community feedback shaped decisions like dual storage No plans for Legion gaming desktops just yet Earlier this month Lenovo launched its Legion range of gaming laptops in India. The Chinese company joins the likes of Acer, Asus, Dell, and HP, who are all also looking for… Read More »
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The global ransomware attack has affected several computers of a state power distribution company in the Indian state of West Bengal but the federal government computer system has largely escaped, officials said on Monday. State agencies that manage government websites and build supercomputers have installed security patches issued by Microsoft Corp . Federal Minister… Read More »
Of the colleges surveyed, 26% reported a decline in undergraduate applications from India and 25% reported a decline from China. A large number of US colleges are reporting a decline in applications for admission from international students, including from India and China, because of concerns and anxieties about the Donald Trump administration’s travel orders and a growing perception… Read More »
Scotch whisky exports rose 3.1 per cent in the first six months of 2016, driven by booming demand in India, a market that whisky’s trade body says should be a top trade priority for Britain as it navigates its exit from the European Union. Demand in India, where the market grew 41 per cent by volume and 28… Read More »
Indian stocks surrendered earlier gains and closed lower for a second straight session on Tuesday, tracking subdued regional stock markets as weak China factory data rekindled global growth worries. The broader NSE Nifty fell 0.75 percent to 7,747.00, after rising as much as 1 percent earlier in the session. The benchmark BSE Sensex dropped 0.81 percent to 25,229.70.