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Secret code found in WhatsApp beta - adds support to payment transactions
Secret code found in WhatsApp beta - adds support to payment transactions
Mobile payments have been the de facto method of making person-to-person payments in developing countries for more than a decade now - and the ...... 11 Aug 2017 - 2 comments
Apple opens new office in India that will create 4000 jobs
Apple opens new office in India that will create 4000 jobs
Apple has announced the opening of a new office in Hyderabad, India, a move that will create up to 4000 new jobs in the country. The office ...... 22 May 2016 - 4 comments
India brings back the porn
India brings back the porn
Two days after the Indian government blocked access to 857 popular porn sites, the sites have returned following major public outrage. The ...... 06 Aug 2015
Indian City bans Uber after passenger is raped by driver
Indian City bans Uber after passenger is raped by driver
Indian's Capital City has reacted to news of an alleged sexual assault on a woman by an Uber driver by banning the service from operating in the city. ...... 08 Dec 2014 - 3 comments
Micromax unveils first Windows Phone devices
Micromax unveils first Windows Phone devices
Micromax, the popular Indian OEM, has announced its first Windows Phone smartphones. The operating system has seen a bit of a revival after ...... 16 Jun 2014
$25 Firefox OS smartphones will be available in India, Indonesia later this year
$25 Firefox OS smartphones will be available in India, Indonesia later this year
Mozilla has confirmed that the company's $25 Firefox OS-powered phones will be available in at least India and Indonesia later this year. ...... 12 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
India probes Ericsson in patent row
India probes Ericsson in patent row
India's CCI has launched an investigation into Ericsson's patent dispute with Micromax after the latter filed a complaint with the body. ...... 29 Nov 2013
India now world's third largest smartphone market
India now world's third largest smartphone market
According to Strategy Analytics, India has surpassed Japan to become the world's third largest smartphone market, behind China and the U.S. ...... 26 Jun 2013 - 4 comments
iPhone sales grow exponentially in India after aggressive pricing
iPhone sales grow exponentially in India after aggressive pricing
According to investment bank Credit Suisse, iPhone sales have jumped over 500 percent in India following the institution of installment payment ...... 01 Jun 2013 - 7 comments
Nokia's tax issues in India get deeper
Nokia's tax issues in India get deeper
India has now demanded that Nokia pay 2.09 billion rupees ($40 million USD) in taxes, claiming the company wrongfully claimed an exemption on ...... 31 May 2013 - 1 comment
Nokia gets massive tax bill from India
Nokia gets massive tax bill from India
Large mobile phone marker Nokia says they will not pay the 20.8 billion rupees ($380 million USD) tax bill demanded of them by India for supposed ...... 28 Mar 2013 - 3 comments
Google launches Play hardware store for India
Google launches Play hardware store for India
Google has opened up its Play hardware store to Indian buyers. Just days after opening up the Google Play Books store, buyers in India can ...... 27 Mar 2013 - 4 comments
iPhone 5 headed to new nations on November 2nd
iPhone 5 headed to new nations on November 2nd
Apple's latest, the iPhone 5, will reach a plethora of new nations on November 2nd. The company had allegedly prepared to release the device ...... 27 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
Apple quietly looking to expand retail stores to India
Apple quietly looking to expand retail stores to India
The WSJ is reporting that Apple is quietly looking to expand to India, the world's second most populous nation. Currently, Apple sells the ...... 01 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
Indian government to limit bulk SMS sending
Indian government to limit bulk SMS sending
The Indian government has said today it will limit bulk SMS sending in the nation, in an effort to reduce the potential spread of misleading ...... 20 Aug 2012 - 1 comment
Top Indian mobile carrier adds millions of more users
Top Indian mobile carrier adds millions of more users
Bharti Airtel, the top mobile carrier in India, says it added 2.01 million new mobile subscribers in April, strong growth for the company and the nation. ...... 28 May 2012 - 1 comment
Indian government sites attacked over piracy blocks
Indian government sites attacked over piracy blocks
Anonymous attacks Indian government, anti-piracy organization. Anti-piracy group Copyrightlabs won a court order that forced Indian ISPs ...... 18 May 2012
Torrent sites, Vimeo blocked in India
Torrent sites, Vimeo blocked in India
Although the government has not confirmed the move, news out of India is that there has been a massive blocking of torrent and other video-sharing sites. ...... 07 May 2012 - 9 comments
Brazil has second most people on Facebook
Brazil has second most people on Facebook
According to social media analytics firm SocialBakers, Brazil now has the second largest population on Facebook. The social networking giant ...... 06 May 2012 - 4 comments
Indian tech policy irks U.S. groups, Obama administration
Indian tech policy irks U.S. groups, Obama administration
Business Software Alliance calls on the U.S. government to take action. India is one of the world's fastest growing economies and therefore ...... 08 Mar 2012 - 4 comments
Amazon creating fulfillment center in India
Amazon creating fulfillment center in India
Amazon is preparing to break into the world's second most populated nation, creating its first fulfillment center in India. Fulfillment centers, ...... 23 Jan 2012 - 3 comments
1.4 million of the $40 Aakash tablet already sold
1.4 million of the $40 Aakash tablet already sold
Datawind, the company behind the $40 Aakash tablet, says they have already received orders for 1.4 million units, just 15 days after launch. ...... 05 Jan 2012 - 3 comments
India seeks content screening on social networks
India seeks content screening on social networks
Unnamed executives reveal Indian requests. According to New York Times' sources, the Indian government has asked several major Internet companies ...... 05 Dec 2011 - 2 comments
India to sell 100,000 tablets priced at $22
India to sell 100,000 tablets priced at $22
Kapil Sibal, India's telecommunications minister has said today that the government will sell 100,000 tablets at 1,100 rupees ($22 USD) in an ...... 06 Oct 2011 - 31 comments
Indian company unveils $99 Android tablet
Indian company unveils $99 Android tablet
Lakshmi Access Communications Systems of India has launched their $99 Android tablet this week, which it hopes to gain success within a market ...... 19 Aug 2011 - 10 comments
Apple facing scrutiny over anti-competitive practices in India
Apple facing scrutiny over anti-competitive practices in India
A Competition Commission of India official has said today that a complaint was filed against Apple alleging anti-competitive practices in regards ...... 22 Jun 2011 - 3 comments
iPhone 4 goes on sale in India
iPhone 4 goes on sale in India
The Apple iPhone 4 has finally made its way to India, 11 months after its global launch. India has 800 million mobile phone subscribers but ...... 27 May 2011
     

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