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Great Wall Club Innovator Fund plans more deals in India

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Silicon Valley-based early stage investor GWC Innovator Fund plans to step up seed investments in India by backing five to ten startups in a year from its new $20 million fund, its co-founder Barret Parkman told Techcircle. GWC Innovator Fund is an offshoot of Great Wall Club (GWC), the company that...

Narendra Modi

Industry department ties up with Qualcomm to launch startup contest

Ahead of the Make in India Week, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has launched a start-up contest to reward innovative ideas, and the winner is set to bag an equity investment of USD 3,50,000 as prize money from chip maker Qualcomm. The contest is being organised by the DIPP ...

4 February, 2016 | More »

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Wearable gadgets not ready for prime time, tech watchers say

Despite the hoopla, wearable gadgets like wristwatches for checking your text messages or eyeglasses that capture video are unlikely to make a splash with consumers anytime soon, given the clumsy designs, high prices and technological constraints of many of the current offerings. That is the conclus...

10 January, 2014 | More »

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Intel shows off wearable gadgets as chipmaker expands beyond PCs

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showed off wearable computing devices on Monday including earbuds that monitor your heart rate and a smart headset as the world’s largest chipmaker tries to get back on track after missing out on smartphones. With PC sales falling and smartphone growth tapering off, In...

7 January, 2014 | More »

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Microsoft considers Qualcomm executive as CEO candidate

Microsoft Corp is considering Qualcomm Inc Chief Operating Officer Steve Mollenkopf as a candidate for its new chief executive officer, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, as it reaches the final stages of a four-month search process. The world’s biggest software company is down to a “h...

13 December, 2013 | More »

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Samsung and Qualcomm foray into smartwatch market

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Qualcomm Inc unveiled smartwatches on Wednesday, tapping a potential “wearables” market worth an estimated $50 billion as the high-end mobile phone market becomes saturated. The companies launched the devices at nearly simultaneous events in Berlin and San ...

5 September, 2013 | More »

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Google may start selling second-generation Nexus 7 tablet from July

Google Inc will launch a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet powered by Qualcomm Inc’s Snapdragon processor around July, two sources told Reuters, as the software giant pushes deeper into the cut-price mobile hardware market. Google is aiming to ship as many as eight million of the Asustek-made ...

3 April, 2013 | More »

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Networking creates devices buzz at mobile fair

Networks, whether superfast mobile broadband, wifi or a combination of both, are helping add pizzazz to new mobile products as the rapid evolution in smartphone and tablet design slows to a trickle. The world’s fastest smartphone, new “phablets” – sized between a phone and ta...

28 February, 2013 | More »

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Mobile app startup Dexetra raises over $1M from Sequoia & Qualcomm Ventures

Dexetra Software Solutions Pvt Ltd, a mobile applications startup, has raised between $1million and $2 million in funding from Sequoia Capital (India) and Qualcomm Ventures. The reason that the company has not disclosed the exact amount is because an additional investor can also join at a later poin...

1 February, 2013 | More »

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‘Intel Inside’ ignites mobile branding war

As the mobile computing wars heat up, chipmakers that supply the crucial components inside smartphones and tablets aim to grab more of the glory. Not content to remain in the shadows of hot consumer brands like Apple or Samsung, chipmakers – including Intel, Qualcomm and Nvidia – want c...

25 September, 2012 | More »

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