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Apple to start making iPhones in India, says state government

Apple is to start making iPhones in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, the state’s government has said. Ministers said Apple would start an initial manufacturing operation in the state, whose capital is the tech hub Bangalore, in April. The tech giant has a 2% share of India’s mobile phone market, well behind South Korean rival Samsung. Apple has yet ... Read More »

Facebook report shows increase in data requests from India

In keeping with the global trend, the Indian government requested social networking giant Facebook for data 6,324 times in the first half of 2016 — up from 5,561 requests in the earlier July-December 2015 period, Facebook’s latest Government Requests Report revealed on Saturday. Facebook restricted access to 2,034 pieces of content “in response to legal requests from law enforcement agencies ... Read More »

India: short term effects of rupee demonetisation could hit outbound market

On November 8, the government announced that the ₹500 and ₹1,000 notes – the two largest value bank notes in the currency – will no longer be legal tender, with almost immediate effect. “Eventually it’s going to be more positive. On the shorter term it’s going to be a little bit negative” The decision was made by Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More »

What did India watch on Youtube in 2016?

YouTube on Wednesday released the top 10 trending videos, music videos and bollywood trailers of the year 2016. While Rajnikanth-starrer “Kabali” bacame the top trending movie trailer, comedian Kapil Sharma’s show featuring actor Salman Khan was the top trending video of the year, YouTube said in a blog post. A video showing the “embedded GPS chip” in the new Rs ... Read More »

The LG V20 will officially launch in India on December 6

The LG V20 might be one of the most underrated smartphones of the year. The handset packs in a tremendous amount of power and features, but LG kind of shot itself in the foot with the release of the phone. In addition to being falsely advertised as the first phone to run Android Nougat, its release during the same window ... Read More »

India: Chopras to set up university in the Himalayas

The trust is set to start building the campus for the University of NorthWest Himalayas in Dehradun, an education hub at the foothill of the Himalayas, with the aim of opening in August 2018. The university aims to build capacity to enrol 1,500 domestic and international students in its initial development phase, later expanding to take in 5,000 students. “It’s ... Read More »

India: Chopras to set up university in the Himalayas

The trust is set to start building the campus for the University of NorthWest Himalayas in Dehradun, an education hub at the foothill of the Himalayas, with the aim of opening in August 2018. The university aims to build capacity to enrol 1,500 domestic and international students in its initial development phase, later expanding to take in 5,000 students. “It’s ... Read More »