Government reviews $22 billion electronics and IT imports from China

A review of the huge imports of Chinese electronics and information technology has been started by the Indian government amid concerns due to security and data leakages. There has been a growing clamor for import restrictions and other curbs on...

Vodafone anticipates telecom revenue drop due to JioPhone launch, seeks DoT relief

The JioPhone, recently announced by Reliance Jio, has not even hit the shelves yet and Vodafone has written to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) warning of a possible revenue decline in the telecom industry due to the feature phone...

Sasken joins PTC Partner Network to unlock the value of IoT

Sasken Technologies Ltd. (formerly Sasken Communication Technologies Ltd.), a leading product engineering and digital transformation solutions provider, today announced that it has partnered with PTC, a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate,...

Rohde & Schwarz and MediaTek present world’s first test solution for A-BeiDou location based...

Rohde & Schwarz and MediaTek have successfully completed the verification of location based services (LBS) in the U-plane and C-plane for A BeiDou, the new GNSS satellite positioning system from China. The R&S TS-LBStest solution allows mobile manufacturers, chipset...

Noida-based contract manufacturer Dixon plans Rs 700-crore IPO in September

Contract manufacturer Dixon Technologies plans to hit the capital markets in the first week of September for raising nearly Rs 700 crore through a public offer, which will make the Noida-based company the first Indian mobile phone producer to...

Samsung embeds IoT technologies in devices to track usage pattern data

Samsung Electronics plans to include Internet-enabled sensors across its devices which can help the company get usage pattern data. Rishi Suri, Director, Consumer Electronics, Samsung India, Internet of Things (IoT) notified that the sensors will be an integral part of...

Eveready Industries turns to Ujala for its LED vertical

Battery maker Eveready Industries is betting on the government's Ujala scheme to expand its LED lighting business with an aim to break into the big league in India. The company's annual report for 2016-17 is a pointer to its aggressive...

Apple to adopt local software for Kannada on iPhones

The Karnataka government has reached out to Tim Cook, chief executive oftechnology major Apple Inc, asking him to adopt locally built keyboard layouts and fonts for Kannada on its flagship software iOS. The move is consistent with India's push...

Ashok Leyland looking out for battery companies for e-vehicles space

Ashok Leyland is scouting for a battery maker to power its expansion into the electric vehicles space, encouraged by the government push to less-polluting mass mobility systems. The Chennai-based company has budgeted Rs 120 crore to develop almost half...

IBM in talks with Indian telcos on NFV, new partnerships

Technology major International Business Machines Corp (IBM) said that ongoing consolidation among Indian telecom service providers will open up new opportunities for the company, and it is currently having discussions with these telco partners to help them complete the...

IMG hints that big policy intervention not required in telecom

Large scale policy intervention may not be required for telecom as "green shoots" have become visible in the sector during first quarter, according to a source in the inter-ministerial group on telecom. At the same time, the group is considering...

Panasonic eyes 100 per cent manufacturing for mobile phones in India

The Japanese electronics brand is aiming for a larger market share in the mobile space from the last couple of years. After coming back in the mobile phones business in 2012, the Japan tech giant is putting India among...

Idea seeks NCLT nod for Vodafone India merger

Idea Cellular has filed for an approval of its merger with Vodafone India and Vodafone Mobile Services to the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Ahmedabad after it received clearances from competition commission of India (CCI) and Sebi. The company has...

Trai seeks views on data security in telecom sector

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Wednesday floated a consultation paper seeking views on privacy, security and ownership of data in the telecom sector, which would also look at user data held by smartphone manufacturers from those...

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