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Can the Bolt device add value to the biking experience?

Biking is growing as a passion in India. With technology enablers like maps and online riding forums, more and more bikers are converting to enthusiasts. Enthusiasts are affluent, own premium bikes and aspire to have a great experience when they go out for a ride. They are ready to pay a premium for...

6 December, 2016 | More »


Govt to incentivise district administration to boost cashless payments

The government of India has introduced a series of measures to provide incentives to the district administration in order to boost cashless payments across districts, talukas, and panchayats. This comes at a time when there is a cash crunch after Prime Minister Narendra Modi abolished Rs 500 and Rs ...

5 December, 2016 | More »


Amazon’s Kindle launches ebooks in five Indian languages

Amazon’s e-book reader Kindle will now support content in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, and Malayalam. With the move, the US-based Amazon’s Kindle will enter the growing digital regional content market in India, said the company in its official blog on Thursday. “We are adding thousands...

2 December, 2016 | More »


Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe, Zenfone 3 Ultra go on sale in India

Taiwanese handset maker Asus said its smartphones Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra are now available in India. The Asus Zenfone 3 series was unveiled at an event in New Delhi in August 2016. Zenfone 3 Deluxe with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor are priced ...

1 December, 2016 | More »

Xiaomi's Q3

Xiaomi’s Q3 sales crossed 2 mn mark in India

Xiaomi has claimed that it has sold over 2 million smartphones in India in the third-quarter of 2016. The Chinese company’s India head Manu Kumar Jain tweeted saying the company has sold over 2 million smartphones in Q3 2016 marking a 150% year-on-year growth. Xiaomi’s strong sales in this quart...

28 November, 2016 | More »


Indian PC shipments in Q3 fall 22.5%

The overall PC shipments in India for Q3 2016 (July-September 2016) declined 22.5% over Q3 2015 to 2.51 million units, according to the research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). However, the overall PC shipments witnessed quarter-on-quarter growth of 17.3% over Q2 2016. IDC said it anticip...

22 November, 2016 | More »


OnePlus 3T phone with advanced features unveiled

Handset maker OnePlus has unveiled its new flagship device, the OnePlus 3T, barely six months after launching the OnePlus 3 phone in June. OnePlus has retained the most of OnePlus 3 in its new device 3T barring a few increments on the camera, processor and the battery side. The OnePlus 3T comes with...

16 November, 2016 | More »


Supply issues may constrain Apple to cash in on Note 7 absence

Samsung’s Note 7 fiasco gave Apple a chance to revive its falling fortunes in India but the technology giant is struggling to meet the demand for its latest iPhone 7 devices despite having brought in a record number of units in the run up to Diwali in October. A report in The Economic Times, quoti...

9 November, 2016 | More »


BlackBerry launches its last smartphones DTEK50, DTEK60 in India

Canadian mobile maker BlackBerry on Monday launched two new Android smartphones—DTEK50 and DTEK60—in India. BlackBerry has launched its third Android-based phone in New Delhi—the device whose success will be a do-or-die for the company’s viability—opting to price its top-end device wel...

7 November, 2016 | More »


Redcliffe Capital’s Dheeraj Jain backs San Francisco VR startup Xanadu Heights

Virtual reality game studio Xanadu Heights Inc. has secured seed investment from Dheeraj Jain, managing partner at London-based investment firm Redcliffe Capital. The round was closed in October and the company will use the funds for production and to launch the game this winter, the company said in...

4 November, 2016 | More »