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LG aims for 100% renewable energy use by 2050

LG Electronics has pledged to transition completely to renewable energy by 2050 as a key component of its sustainability strategy...

22 Jul 2021

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Smart POS terminals in service to grow by 156% by 2026

Smart point-of-sale terminals globally in service, where analytics and loyalty can be integrated directly to the terminal, will increase from 13,7 million in 2021 to 35 million units in 2026...

8 Jul 2021

INDIA

Mark Zuckerberg wants to help India get more people online. He is offering his assistance to India's Prime Minister Nahendra Modi. Image:
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

Canalys Analyst Jessica Kwee says that India is the fastest-growing smartphone market globally and is already third in terms of users after China and the USA. Image: Canalys
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

The LeChai shoes and inner-soles that link to a mobile phone via Bluetooth to provide directions using Google Maps. The shoe vibrates to indicate in which direction the wearer should go. Image:
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's $33 smartphone that uses the Firefox operating system is India's cheapest device and the manufacturers say they expect to sell 500,000 devices in the first three months. Image:
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's Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to transform the country into a digital, software and manufacturing hub and connect every village in India to a broaband Internet connection. Image:
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's Slate Voicetab will go on sale in India as the company tries to regain some market share in mobile phones. Image:
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

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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
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
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
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
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



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