Airtel announces Rs 179 prepaid bundle with built-in life insurance cover
"Priced at... Rs 179, Airtel's new prepaid bundle offers unlimited calling to any network, 2 GB data, 300 SMS along with a term life cover of Rs 2 lakh from Bharti AXA Life Insurance," the company said in a statement.
Samsung Galaxy S20 likely to have 6.7-inch screen, sport a microSD card slot
Galaxy S20, which will be unveiled on February 11, 2020, is expe...
Xiaomi spins off POCO as an independent in brand India
"What started as a sub-brand in POCO has grown into its own identity in a short span o...
6 game-changing smartphones of 2019
The year 2019 saw the launch of many smartphones. However, there were some of these which were game-changers and paved the way for the next generation of smartphones. ET Wealth rounds up the top six among these.
Xiaomi plans premium push in India through Mi
Under the new strategy, Xiaomi, which has so far focussed mainly on the affordable segment to become India’s top smartphone brand, will launch a number of premium phones under the Mi brand. Besides, it will expand the smart TV range with big-screen premium products. The company may also look at launching its concept phone, Mi Max Alpha, in India and elsewhere.
India needs to move aggressively in areas of cybersecurity, cyber hygiene: IT Secretary
"We have an estimated USD 1.9 billion (about Rs 13,500 crore) in cybersecurity service business, and USD 450 million (about Rs 3,200 crore) of cybersecurity products business from India. There is also presence of multinational and Indian entities which engage in R&D in cybersecurity," IT Secretary Ajay Prakash Sawhney said.
Top brands shun exclusive e-tail deals
The move by the brands is an effort to reach a wider consumer base, which is not possible by being available on a single e-commerce platform. For instance, German sportswear maker Adidas, which had an exclusive tie-up with Flipkart and Myntra, has started selling on Amazon India.
Spot UTI in minutes with help from your smartphone camera
The simplicity of the test could deliver a new way to quickly identify treatments for patients.
Phone? Discount days may not be far off
Xiaomi, Realme and Samsung, which play both in the online and offline space, haven’t been able to clear inventory of old models in the October-December quarter while they continue launching new devices, industry watchers said. They added that Vivo and Oppo, who play mainly in the offline segment, also face similar issues but to a lesser extent.
Offline traders warn of Xiaomi, Samsung boycott over online discounting
Retailers have been relentlessly campaigning against exclusive deals, cashback offers, etc, by the two.
Mobile phone retailers threaten brands of boycott unless online discounting is stopped
Cellphone retailers under the umbrella of their apex national body, All India Mobile Retailers Association (AIMRA) has informed brands like Xiaomi, Samsung and OnePlus that unless online discounting is controlled, retailers will deduct the difference and sell at online prices and may even consider boycotting the brand altogether.
Samsung unveils Galaxy S10 Lite, Note10 Lite smartphones
These budget versions of Samsung's flagship phones of 2019 pack key premium features such as the latest camera technology, signature S Pen, immersive display and a long-lasting battery. The Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note10 Lite offer edge-to-edge Infinity-O displays. With a 6.7-inch screen size, the display is designed to provide an expansive and immersive experience.
OnePlus to turn India its global R&D hub
OnePlus India general manager Vikas Agarwal said OnePlus is investing around Rs 1,000 crore in its R&D facility which is operational in Hyderabad. The company at present has 400 people in the Indian operation which will go up to 1500 people over the next three years. OnePlus at present has 30 brand stores in India in 15 cities.
Smartphones done, cars next: Tech giants want to beat slowdown, and transform vehicles into money-making machines
The two industries have converged on the idea of cars providing services and features delivered 'over the air'.
Xiaomi India's MD hands over offline retail biz to COO; to focus on new areas
Xiaomi India's Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain would play a key role in deciding the Chinese electronic company's entry into newer global markets.
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