Mobile companies seek review of duty on parts as imports from Vietnam soar
India has imported mobile phone components worth more than $1 billion from Vietnam — with which India has a free trade agreement (FTA) —in the first half of this fiscal alone, compared to $800 million in the whole of 2018-19 and just over $600 million in FY18, an industry association of companies making handset in India has informed the government.
OnePlus begins pilot exports of 5G phones from India
The Chinese smartphone maker is testing 5G capabilities at its R&D centre in Hyderabad.
Time to upgrade your home to Smart Home
The West has pretty much upgraded its standard of living to the Smart Home. Despite infrastructure and connectivity problems, you can also start adding some devices to smarten up your home.
People experiencing phone repairs more likely to invest in protection plans: Survey
The survey also throws light on where most users tend to drop their phone, what activity results in a higher likelihood of a phone drop, and the number of times they tend to drop the phone.
Feeling agitated in the absence of your smartphone? 23% millennials are addicted to the device
PSU was defined as any behaviour linked to smartphones that has the features of an addiction.
Base year depends on global, national economic situation, data availability: Rao Inderjit Singh
As per the United Nations System of National Accounts (UN SNA)-2008, base year of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) series is revised from time to time to better capture structural changes in the economy. The member countries are required to revise the base year of their macro-economic indicators like Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Panasonic India revenue dips 10% in FY19; company to enter IT infrastructure management
As per Panasonic India’s latest regulatory filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC) accessed through business intelligence platform Veratech Intelligence, revenue from operation dropped 10.6% year on year in 2018-19 at Rs 4,758.62 crore, while its net loss more than tripled at Rs 459.58 crore against Rs 131.88 crore in FY18.
Foxconn reopens Indian manufacturing unit as Asian smartphone demand grows
The contract manufacturer is expanding into Tamil Nadu even as it runs operations in Andhra Pradesh; 20,000 jobs likely to be created
Techies take ‘fast’ lane on net highway
Tech workers finding ways to wean themselves off the internet, with a deliberate and phased fasting.
Keep your toddler away from smartphones & tablets; screen time habits may kick off early
By age 8, children were more likely to log the highest amount of screen time.
Realme X2 Pro review: Checks all the right boxes when it comes to display, battery and camera
The device is ideal for those looking for flagship-level specs at a mid-range price.
Xiaomi in talks to back bike taxi app Rapido
Rapido was founded by Aravind Sanka, Rishikesh S R and Pavan Guntupalli in 2015 and also counts Hero MotoCorp MD Pawan Munjal among its investors.
China limits number of rides drivers can offer through car-pooling services
A Didi Chuxing representative said that the market leader will limit the daily number of rides drivers can offer on Hitch according to guidelines of cities where the service operates.
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