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Gorilla Glass Maker Corning Appoints Amit Bansal As India MD

Gorilla Glass Maker Corning Appoints Amit Bansal As India MD

January 16, 2017 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

Corning Incorporated, the makers of Gorilla Glass, that physically protects your smartphone,  has appointed Amit Bansal as its new managing director for its operations in India. Bansal will be based in Gurugram, Haryana and spearhead the US $10-billion company’s growth and operations while contributing to strategic planning for Corning in India.Read More

Gionee Claims 12 Mn Users, Hires Virat Kohli To Promote Brand

Gionee Claims 12 Mn Users, Hires Virat Kohli To Promote Brand

January 9, 2017 at 7:54 pm 0 comments

Chinese smartphone brand Gionee today claimed that it has got a user base of 12 million or 1.20 crore in India since launch and has been growing at a very fast pace for last few years. To celebrate this the company has also appointed India cricket team captain Virat KohliRead More

LeEco Dragged To Court By Component Maker For Unpaid Bills

LeEco Dragged To Court By Component Maker For Unpaid Bills

January 6, 2017 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

The dirt of financial crisis that LeEco has been badly trying to sweep under the carpet for last two months is slowly getting its way out. A smartphone component maker, in a recent case, has dragged the Chinese smartphone maker to court for allegedly unpaid bills. Haosheng Electronic Technology, aRead More

OnePlus’ First Experience Store In India Opens In Bengaluru

OnePlus’ First Experience Store In India Opens In Bengaluru

January 6, 2017 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

OnePlus has opened its first experience store where customers get access to everything related to the mobile phone company in Bengaluru. Spread over 14,000 sq. ft., the OnePlus Experience Centre is one of the biggest stores on the Brigade Road. The store is spread over four zones with an independentRead More

India Adds 10 Mn Mobile Subscribers In Nov, Idea Alone Adds 7.5 Mn

India Adds 10 Mn Mobile Subscribers In Nov, Idea Alone Adds 7.5 Mn

January 2, 2017 at 6:26 pm 0 comments

A total of 10.18 million new mobile subscribers were added to the list of mobile users in India in the month of November taking the total tally to 801.81 million. Of this Aditya Birla group operator Idea Cellular has contributed more than 70% of the new additions. India’s total GSMRead More

DoT Demands Rs 29,474 Cr From Six Telcos For Under-reporting Revenue

DoT Demands Rs 29,474 Cr From Six Telcos For Under-reporting Revenue

December 15, 2016 at 9:50 am 0 comments

The telecom department (DoT) of Indian government has asked Rs 29,474 crore from six Indian telecom operators including Airtel, Vodafone, Tata Teleservices, on account of under reporting of revenues. The DoT has issued a demand-cum-show cause notices to operators like Bharti Airtel, Aircel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, Tata Teleservices and RelianceRead More

Airtel Payments Bank To Link 3 Million Merchants Across India

Airtel Payments Bank To Link 3 Million Merchants Across India

December 14, 2016 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

Airtel Payments Bank, the first such bank to go live in the country, Wednesday said it is planning to build pan-India network of over 3 million merchants to enable cashless transaction and help government’s agenda of a digital economy.  These partners that will include small kirana stores, small shops andRead More

Intex Launches Digital Payments Awareness Campaign

Intex Launches Digital Payments Awareness Campaign

December 14, 2016 at 7:44 am 0 comments

Will teach people about digital payment and ways to use it at its Smart World stores across the countries At a time when many people in India are trying to get acquainted with and use digital payments to deal with the after-effects of demonetisation drive, Intex Technologies has launched aRead More

Telenor Accepts Mass Corruption At Its Asia Biz, Clears CEO Brekke

Telenor Accepts Mass Corruption At Its Asia Biz, Clears CEO Brekke

December 13, 2016 at 9:54 am 0 comments

Norwegian telecom operator Telenor that offers telecom services in Asia including India, Bangladesh and Thailand, has accepted that there have been instances of irregular business practices and mass corruptions in its Asian markets. Though the company has accepted there are three such cases of widespread corruption, it has named onlyRead More

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Ringing Bells, Makers Of Freedom 251 Phone Summoned By Court

December 2, 2016 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Ringing Bells, the makers of Freedom 251 phone, has recently been summoned by a Delhi court. A Delhi court has summoned the management of the firm, who claimed to bring the world’s cheapest smartphone, in a Rs two-crore cheque bounce case. Aryan Infratech Pvt Ltd, a private firm, had filedRead More