Apple to start reopening stores in Japan this week
In a statement confirming the Japan openings, Apple reiterated that stores will require temperature checks at the door, social distancing and the use of masks by customers and staff alike. This is in line with requirements among local Japanese retailers such as Montbell, which turns away customers without face masks.
Gold hits 1-month peak as Apple virus warning stifles risk appetite
Spot gold was up 1% at $1,595.97 per ounce by 10:32 a.m. EST (1532 GMT), its highest since Jan. 8.
Apple postpones launch of online store in India
Co needs more time to finish back-end work and wants the roll out to coincide with launch of new iPhones, say industry executives
OnePlus ‘ahead’ of target, hopes to make it big offline
Vikas Agarwal, general manager at OnePlus India, said the next phase of growth will be driven by the offline channel expansion, which started in the third quarter. OnePlus currently has 2,000 offline touchpoints largely through large format retail stores through its partnership with 10 retail chains and own exclusive experience store.
China’s Huawei forecasts smartphone growth despite Trump blacklisting
Huawei is approaching a critical juncture in its fight for survival, six months after Washington barred it from buying key US components and software without special licences. Those include Google’s Android operating system, semiconductor design tools from Synopsys Inc. and Cadence Design Systems Inc. and radio frequency chips made by Qorvo and Skyworks.
Baidu predicts slide in revenue due to coronavirus
From Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc. to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the world’s largest corporations have either scaled back on projections or warned of a hit to their operations from Covid-19.
Phone companies diversify into accessories, services space to boost topline, margin
Chinese phone makers Xiaomi, Oppo and Realme have launched their financial services apps called Mi Credit, Oppo Kash and Realme Paysa to offer small ticket loans to SMEs, credit score analysis and insurance cover.
Apple set to ring in $1 billion investment
The move by the US electronics giant comes at a time when the US and China are engaged in a trade war.
Apple, Google launch contact tracing platform
"Google and Apple are clear that this is not a panacea but we do believe Exposure Notifications can make a contribution to the broader work of contact tracing," they said.
Samsung, Oppo, Vivo & Lava get Uttar Pradesh government nod to restart operations
“Permissions have been received by the majority of the companies, though the workforce has been truncated to 20-30%. It is extremely difficult to reach any kind of optimisation and efficiency in this manner,” Pankaj Mohindroo, chairman of India Cellular & Electronics Association (ICEA), told ET.
Warren Buffett calls coronavirus outbreak 'scary stuff,' but says he won't be selling stocks
Warren Buffett said long-term investors should not get caught up in daily headlines.
Buffett extols value of stock bets in a year without big deals
He says the investments are more than just “dalliances” with the companies he takes stakes in.
Apple ropes in Ipsita Dasgupta from Hotstar to head streaming business in India
She has succeeded Khushboo Ponwar who had last year moved on as head of business development for Apple in India, Middle East, Turkey and Africa.
Warren Buffett defends investments in stocks, which fuelled record Berkshire profit
Berkshire reported record net income for the year of $81.42 billion, reflecting enormous gains in its common stock holdings.
Wall Street slides as gloomy data adds to fears
The manufacturing sector also clocked its lowest reading since August.
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