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Xiaomi targets $14.5 bn revenue in 2017, to focus on offline retail

Thursday, January 12, 2017 | More »

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi aims to achieve revenue of 100 billion Chinese yuan ($14.5 billion) in 2017. Furthermore, the company has identified five focus areas in the coming year: technological breakthroughs, new retail strategy, globalisation, artificial intelligence and Internet finance, Lei...


Reliance Jio may soon launch two sub-Rs 1,500 VoLTE feature phones

After disrupting the telecom market with free calls and data, Reliance Jio may now launch two sub-Rs 1,500 4G VoLTE handsets, a major financial daily reported on Thursday. The low-cost handsets, to be launched under Jio’s LYF brand this quarter, will be priced at Rs 999 and Rs 1,500, a report ...

12 January, 2017 | More »


Flipkart-owned PhonePe crosses 10 million downloads in two months

Mobile payments entity PhonePe Internet Pvt. Ltd has crossed the 10 million downloads mark on the Google Play Store. The Flipkart-owned PhonePe, which launched its app based on the unified payment interface (UPI) platform about two months back, gained traction after the government’s demonetisation...

11 January, 2017 | More »

Marissa Mayer

Yahoo renamed Altaba; CEO Marissa Mayer to leave board

Yahoo! Inc. has said it will be renamed Altaba Inc and chief executive Marissa Mayer will step down from the board following the closing of its merger deal with Verizon Communications Inc. “Following the closing, the company (Yahoo!) will operate as an investment. Immediately following the closing...

10 January, 2017 | More »


Flipkart’s Binny Bansal invests in 3D printing startup Supercraft3D

Additive manufacturing 3D printing startup, Supercraft3D has raised $1 million (Rs 6.6 crore) in seed funding from Flipkart founder Binny Bansal, along with four other angel investors, according to a media report on Tuesday. The Bengaluru-based startup, founded in early 2016 and operated by Supercra...

10 January, 2017 | More »


Data analytics startup Intelligence Node raises $750K in venture debt

New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Orios Venture Partners-backed retail analytics provider Intelligence Node Consulting Pvt. Ltd has raised $0.75 million (Rs 5 crore) from BlackSoil Capital Pvt Ltd, a Mumbai-based specialised non-banking financial company (NBFC). Intelligence Node is also backed by...

9 January, 2017 | More »


CES 2017: Seven cutting-edge products that gave a sneak peek into future

The prestigious Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 concluded on Sunday in Las Vegas after introducing several ground-breaking products to the world. Celebrating its golden jubilee year, CES exhibited products by over 3,800 companies this year. It also hosted more than 600 startups at the Eureka Pa...

9 January, 2017 | More »

Nokia 6

Nokia’s first-ever Android smartphone launched in China

Finland’s HMD Global, which owns the rights to the Nokia brand, has announced the first Android-powered Nokia smartphone, marking the comeback of the once-dominant mobile phone brand. The new device, Nokia 6, has been launched in China for 1,699 yuan ($246) and will be manufactured by Foxconn....

9 January, 2017 | More »

Super Mario

Nintendo opens Super Mario Run pre-registration for Android users

After launching the Super Mario Run for iOS devices earlier this month, Nintendo is now gearing up to launch the Android version. Nintendo, on its American Twitter handle, announced that it has started taking pre-registrations for the Android version of the game on Google Play, and users will be not...

30 December, 2016 | More »


Apple seeks relaxed labelling laws before manufacturing in India

Apple Inc has sought relaxed labelling rules from the Indian government so that the Cupertino-based company doesn’t have to print product-related information directly onto devices, a major business daily reported on Thursday citing an unnamed official. Currently, Indian law requires that certa...

29 December, 2016 | More »

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