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Is it time for Indian startups to start taking manufacturing seriously?

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | More »

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In the coming years, there are a few surefire industries in which Indian startups are going to be concentrated. There has been much publicity about the startup boom in sectors such as e-commerce, finance, food, entertainment, pharma, education, software, and travel. However, one area which startups ...

Apple to start manufacturing in India by April with iPhone SE

Apple to start India manufacturing soon with iPhone SE

Apple India Pvt. Ltd, the local arm of Cupertino-based Apple Inc., will soon start assembling iPhones in India at a plant in Bangalore being set up by its Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp, a financial daily reported on Friday. Wistron will assemble units of the iPhone SE starting April t...

17 February, 2017 | More »

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China launches $14.6 bn investment fund to support internet companies

China has launched an investment fund worth 100 billion yuan ($14.6 billion) to support internet firms, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The fund has already raised around 30 billion yuan from state-owned banks and companies out of which 10 billion yuan has been invested by the Industrial and ...

23 January, 2017 | More »

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Alibaba smashes Singles’ Day shopping record

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. broke its Singles’ Day sales record with about four hours to spare, affirming the strength of the Chinese consumer despite the country’s economic slowdown, according to a report in Bloomberg. Sales on one of the world’s largest e-commerce platform reached $15 billion...

11 November, 2016 | More »

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Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing to acquire Uber’s local business

Uber Technologies Inc., the ride-sharing company with a reputation of slugging it out with rivals and regulators to capture market share, is giving up in China after agreeing to sell its local business to homegrown firm Didi Chuxing. The deal will end the most watched rivalry in the global cab-haili...

1 August, 2016 | More »

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China orders real name register for online video uploads

Chinese Internet users are now required to register their real names to upload videos to Chinese online video sites, an official body said, as the Communist Party tightens its control of the Internet and media to suppress anti-government sentiment. The new rule has been implemented to “prevent...

21 January, 2014 | More »

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Net control: China may require real name registration for web access

China may require internet users to register with their real names when signing up to network providers, state media said on Tuesday, extending a policy already in force with microblogs in a bid to curb what officials call rumours and vulgarity. A law being discussed this week would mean people woul...

26 December, 2012 | More »

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Good Companies Are Bought, Not Sold: Sierra Atlantic Founder Raju Reddy

Raju Reddy started Sierra Atlantic as a self-funded company with two friends in 1993. The company was already pushing $15 million in revenues and going to $20 million when it sought its first round of VC funding. In 1999, when the IT industry was witnessing a never-before boom, Reddy raised $17.4 mi...

22 September, 2011 | More »

Zynga Partners With Tencent To Debut First Mainland China Game

Social games maker Zynga is partnering with Tencent Holdings Ltd, the Chinese Internet company, to launch its first game in mainland China as it tries to find new users by tapping into the $5.8 billion Chinese games market. Zynga will release an early version of a game called Zynga City on Tencents&...

26 July, 2011 | More »

China’s Baidu Signs Music Deal With Studios, Ends Legal Wrangle

Baidu , China’s largest search engine, signed an agreement with a joint venture owned by Universal Music, Warner Music and Sony Music to distribute songs through its mp3 search service, ending years of legal wrangling over charges that Baidu abetted piracy. Baidu signed the deal with One-Stop ...

19 July, 2011 | More »

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