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INDIA

Zuckerberg's plan to get India online

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said his social media network wanted to help India's new prime minister connect remote villages in the country so over 1.2bn people living in the country had access to the internet.

10 Oct 2014

INDIA

Smartphone makers seek growth in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Smartphone manufacturers are in a race to capture the bottom of India's economic pyramid as they battle for customers in the fast-growing low-end market where analysts say opportunities are vast.

8 Sep 2014

INDIA

Shoes that show you where you're going

NEW DELHI, INDIA: "Wizard of Oz" heroine Dorothy only had to click her ruby red slippers together and they would spirit her home to Kansas.

1 Sep 2014

INDIA

Intex smartphone costs just $33

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Intex, the manufacturer of a new $33 smartphone billed as India's cheapest said it aims to sell 500,000 devices in the next three months in what it called a "new era" for the market.

28 Aug 2014

INDIA

India is no longer a land of 'snake charmers and black magic'

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a "digital India" could compete with the world and hailed its information technology professionals for banishing the country's image as a land of "snake charmers and black magic".

18 Aug 2014

UNITED STATES

HP to launch its 'voice tablets' in India

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Hewlett-Packard announced it was launching a line of "voice tablets," or outsized smartphones, for consumers in India.

18 Jan 2014

INDIA

Top India Bitcoin operator halts trade after bank warning

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's biggest Bitcoin trading platform said on its website Friday it had suspended operations after the central bank warned against the risks of using virtual money.

30 Dec 2013

INDIA

Nokia says India 'least favourite market': report

Tax problems lead to Nokia criticism of India as its "least favourable market"in which to operate.

26 Aug 2013

INDIA

India's Ambani brothers sign US$2.1bn telecoms deal

MUMBAI, INDIA: India's billionaire Ambani brothers announced on Friday a US$2.1 billion agreement to share telecom tower infrastructure, cementing a reconciliation in the once-warring family.

10 Jun 2013

INDIA

India refuses to extend Vodafone unit licences

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's government has told the Indian unit of British mobile phone giant Vodafone that its licences for three big cities cannot be extended and it will have to bid again, the company has said.

27 Mar 2013

INDIA

ABIBA Systems to participate in Next Generation Telecom Summit Africa 2013

BANGALORE, INDIA / CAPE TOWN, SA: ABIBA Systems, a leading Indian telecom analytics solution provider, has announced its participation in the Next Generation Telecom Summit Africa taking place in South Africa.

14 Mar 2013

INDIA

Nokia claims tax raid was excessive

MUMBAI, INDIA: Finnish phone giant Nokia said on Tuesday (12 February) it had protested to the Indian government over a tax raid at one of its factories in South India, slamming the action as "excessive and unacceptable".

13 Feb 2013

INDIA

Amazon launches Kindle store in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA / SAN FRANCISCO, US: e-commerce giant Amazon on Wednesday launched its Kindle Store in India, claiming to have the largest selection of any e-bookstore in the country.

23 Aug 2012

INDIA

Indian MPs get iPad lessons to cut paperwork

NEW DELHI: Indian members of parliament are taking lessons on how to use iPads and other tablet computers after being given a special budget to buy technology that cuts down on paperwork.

31 Aug 2011

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