Google creates new parent company called ‘Alphabet’, names Sundar Pichai as Google CEO

By on August 11, 2015 at 10:04 AM.

Google creates new parent company called ‘Alphabet’, names Sundar Pichai as Google CEO

Chennai born, IIT Kharagpur-educated Sundar Pichai became the CEO of the core business of Google as the search giant in a major corporate restructuring formed an umbrella company called Alphabet. More →
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Micromax makes its first international investment in cloud-based online backup firm MiMedia

By on August 10, 2015 at 6:50 PM.

Micromax makes its first international investment in cloud-based online backup firm MiMedia

Micromax today announced a strategic investment in New York-based  online backup service MiMedia. The investment amount was not disclosed, but this marks as the company's first investment outside India. More →
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Ola cabs offers hands-on with OnePlus 2 ahead of Amazon India launch tomorrow

By on August 10, 2015 at 5:18 PM.

Ola cabs offers hands-on with OnePlus 2 ahead of Amazon India launch tomorrow

OnePlus has partnered Ola cabs to offer all interested buyers a hands-on with the OnePlus 2, before making the purchase. The taxi service app will introduce the service inside the app , which will allow users to ask for a physical tête-a tête with the OnePlus 2 for a short while. More →
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Xiaomi announces smartphone manufacturing with Foxconn in India, launches ‘made in India’ Redmi 2 Prime for Rs 6,999

By on August 10, 2015 at 1:30 PM.

Xiaomi announces smartphone manufacturing with Foxconn in India, launches ‘made in India’ Redmi 2 Prime for Rs 6,999

Xiaomi today announced it has begun manufacturing smartphones in India. The Chinese smartphone maker has partnered with Foxconn, which has set up a manufacturing facility in Sri City in Andhra Pradesh. Xiaomi will have a dedicated manufacturing facility. More →
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Huawei to strengthen offline mobile business, eyes 10% India market share

By on August 10, 2015 at 10:58 AM.

Huawei to strengthen offline mobile business, eyes 10% India market share

Following traction to its online sales with Honor brand devices, Chinese telecom major Huawei yesterday said it will strengthen its offline presence and capture 10 percent share in the segment with its Huawei series smartphones by mid-2016. More →
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Xiaomi looks to set up manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh

By on August 9, 2015 at 9:20 PM.

Xiaomi looks to set up manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh

A hoarding put up by Xiaomi with 'Make in India' logo at Visakhapatnam airport, followed by a Facebook post, has sparked off speculation that the Chinese handset maker might set up its first India plant in Andhra Pradesh. The company, however, did not reply to queries whether it was planning to set up a manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh. More →
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