China's Huawei Technologies is ready to enter into a "no backdoor" agreement with India to allay security concerns, the telecom group's local head said on Monday, as the giant South Asian country prepares to launch next generation 5G networks.
The founder and chairman of one of India's biggest telecom companies voiced his support for Huawei on Thursday, saying it should be allowed to help build the country's 5G networks.
Its taking on OnePlus in India in partnership with e-commerce site FlipKart.
Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday.
China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms operating in China, sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Huawei is considering a partnership with Micromax to use their expertise in sales to bolster their business.
As part of its new strategy to focus on driving value in India instead of chasing volumes, Apple has stopped selling the iPhone SE, 6, 6Plus and 6sPlus, three senior industry executives said.
Apple has started to export iPhones to some European markets from India, three people aware of the development said, a move that boosts the government's Make in India plan and is another step in the iconic smartphone company's efforts of making India an export hub.
Microchip already has development centres in Bangalore and Hyderabad and currently has 1,800 employees in India.
Samsung has already sacked 150-odd employees at its telecom networks division and will conclude the entire manpower rationalisation exercise by October.
The Indian government did not specify the value of the goods targeted in its statement, but previously told the World Trade Organization that they were worth around $241 million.
"India holds an important place as a market and also in terms of the talent pool. We have around 650 people for R&D in India and we look to grow it further"
Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou said the iPhone will go into mass production in India this year, a shift for the largest assembler of Apple's handsets that has long concentrated production in China.
Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru, India
Apple's largest iPhone assembler, Foxconn Technology Group, is considering producing the devices in India, people familiar with the matter said, a move that could reduce Apple's dependence on China for manufacturing and potentially for sales.
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Samsung plans to launch a budget smartphone series in India ahead of a global release.
The government has cancelled the letter of intent granted to a consortium led by HSMC Technologies India to set up the country's first electronic chip manufacturing plant, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
Apple will begin assembling its top-end iPhones in India through the local unit of Foxconn as early as 2019, the first time the Taiwanese contract manufacturer will have made the product in the country, according to a source familiar with the matter.
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After many false starts, the Maharashtra government and Foxconn are likely to sign a deal under which the world's biggest contract manufacturer of consumer electronics will finally set up a manufacturing hub in the state.
Samsung Electronics has formally opened a new factory in India, which the South Korean tech group says is the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturing plant, part of its plans to expand production in the world's fastest growing major mobile phone market.
Apple has started commercial production of the iPhone 6s in India since last week at the Bengaluru facility of its Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Wistron that has set up a new line for the handsets, two senior industry executives said.
A unit of Apple's Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron has won approval from Karnataka to build a new assembly facility in the south Indian state, signaling a potential expansion of iPhone assembly work in India.
Many of the devices to be unveiled at MWC 2018 will head to India and have a tangible impact on the market there.
Fifth-generation or 5G technology roll out is poised to radically transform the telecom sector in India, offering an array of capabilities, a senior Reliance Jio executive said.
It seems like India is Google's favorite testing ground. Whether it is delivering food through Google Aero, answering searches in slow connection with Google Go or social initiatives like Internet Sathi, India has become the breeding ground for new ideas and initiatives.
The country's largest consumer electronics maker, LG Electronics India, reported 11% sales growth last fiscal year, even as the white goods market grappled with a slowdown in demand post demonetization.
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Solid design and low prices helped China's Transsion Holdings overtake Samsung this year to become the number one smartphone company by sales in Africa, and now it is making inroads into India.
In India, a country that is emerging as a mobile manufacturing hub, Asahi Glass is looking to tap growing demand for advanced glass products to be used in smartphones and other electronic devices, according to company officials.
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IBM dominated the early decades of computing with inventions like the mainframe and the floppy disk. Its offices and factories, stretching from upstate New York to Silicon Valley, were hubs of American innovation long before Microsoft or Google came along. But over the last decade, IBM has shifted its center of gravity halfway around the world to India, making it a high-tech example of the globalization trends that the Trump administration has railed against.
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Over 400 Chinese expats working for Oppo and Vivo in India have returned home after a drop in smartphone sales as anti-Beijing sentiments are rising in the country's large consumer markets. Vivo's chief marketing officer Vivek Zhang also returned home this month, Economic Times reported.
UK telecoms giant Vodafone has merged its Indian business with Idea Cellular, India's third-largest network, to create the country's largest operator.
Samsung will sell modified versions of the Galaxy Note 7 in emerging markets, including India and Vietnam, according to Hankyung, which claims the move is designed to help Samsung minimise losses and avoid a potential environmental fine.
Apple will in the coming months start assembling its lower-priced iPhone SE models at a contract manufacturer's plant in the southern Indian technology hub of Bengaluru, an industry source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday.
After months of negotiations, Apple is set to start manufacturing iPhones in the Indian tech hub Bangalore, said Priyank Kharge, the state's information technology minister.
Apple is nearing a deal to manufacture its products in India, according to a senior government official, as the company seeks to boost its sales in a market that is home to more than 1.2 billion people.
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Apple Inc. is discussing with the Indian government the possibility of manufacturing its products in the country, according to two senior government officials, as the company seeks to expand its sales and presence in the South Asian nation.
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The Reserve Bank of India acknowledged Wednesday that the country's ongoing cash shortage is hurting the economy.