Why Sony and Panasonic are struggling to sell in India
Industry watchers attribute it to their weakening brand pull among younger customers and premium pricing vis a vis Chinese rivals such as Xiaomi and TCL, particularly at a time when Indian consumers are cutting down on consumer spending. The Korean duo of LG and Samsung have so far resisted the Chinese onslaught by dropping prices.
A chat with Disney boss spread over 3 pints helped Tom Holland 'save' Spider-Man
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Sony, RIL’s TV18 may form joint venture for entertainment business
Sony will own a majority 51% stake in the proposed JV, while TV18 will own the remaining 49%. As part of the deal, the two companies will transfer 100% of SPN, 51% of TV18’s share in Viacom18 (US entertainment conglomerate Viacom Inc owns 49% in Viacom18) and 100% of Jio Studios business to the new entity, one of the sources said.
Honey trapping case: Police seals office of newspaper Sanjha Lokswami in Indore
"Raids are being conducted at various locations including the residence of Jitendra Soni, owner of the newspaper, Sanjha Lokswami in Indore in connection with the honey trap case," the police had said.
Chinese, Korean brands kings of Indian electronics market
Industry executives said these companies such as Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Realme, Motorola and Haier now control the largest chunk of the Indian market in certain categories such as smartphones, televisions and home appliances.
Essel Group's head of finance & strategy Himanshu Mody quits
An old hand at the Essel Group, Himanshu Mody was heading the group’s finance & strategy vertical, for its businesses in Media & Entertainment, News & Information, Education, Infrastructure, Gold Refinery, Gaming, Wellness and Lifestyle. He was spearheading the entire divestment process at Essel Group.
Sony in talks to buy stake in Mukesh Ambani's TV network
Talks are at a preliminary stage and may not result in a transaction, according to people familiar with the matter.
India’s ominous future: Too little water, or far too much
Climate change is now messing with the monsoon, making seasonal rains more intense and less predictable. Decades of shortsighted policies by the government is leaving millions defenceless in the age of climate disruptions. The rains this year did nothing to solve the community’s drinking water shortage, first, it was too less then too much.
Bon appétit! Sony whips up a 'delicious' AI unit, explores cooking-robots and new dishes
The Japanese electronics giant wants a piece of the pie in the food business.
Google enters battle for cloud gaming market
The internet giant hopes to break into the global video game industry expected to top USD 150 billion this year, with cloud technology that could broaden audiences attracted by rich new features as well as ease of access with no more need for consoles. But analysts say Stadia's outlook is uncertain as its faces rivals such as PlayStation Now.
Meet DeepRole: An AI bot which is capable of defeating you in tricky multiplayer online games
As both a teammate and an opponent, DeepRole consistently outperformed human players.
Sony offsets potential IPL revenue loss with strong FY19 show
The company, in its filing to the ROC, posted its net profit for the fiscal at Rs 346.43 crore, down from Rs 520.67 crore.
With 20K videos, e-books & quizzes, VOOT Kids offers a safe learning space for children
Viacom18 announced the launch of India’s first and only multi-format kids’ app, VOOT Kids.
Samsung may switch on TV production in India
Samsung is about to sign a deal with homegrown contract manufacturer Dixon Technologies to manufacture television sets up to 55 inches in screen size, sources said. These account for more than 85% of the Indian market. The company is evaluating options with other contract manufacturers to further expand local TV production in India, they added.
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