India

Alibaba in talks to purchase 20pc stake in Micromax: Report

Chinese language e-retail big Alibaba is in talks with Micromax Informatics to purchase 20percent stake within the smartphone vendor. In line with a report in Reuters, Alibaba is more likely to make investments round $1.2 billion in Micromax for the stake, valuing the corporate at $5-6 billion. There isn’t a phrase on how critical or at what stage the negotiations ...

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Xiaomi ties up with The Cellular Retailer to promote Mi telephones: Report

Xiaomi has reportedly partnered with cell phone retail chain “The Cellular Retailer” to retail choose Mi smartphones within the Indian market. Based on The Economic Times, starting March 28, restricted variety of Mi four and Redmi Notice 4G models shall be obtainable at fifty five of The Cellular Retailer retailers in Delhi-NCR area. The telephones will probably be obtainable on ...

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Xiaomi to arrange one hundred expertise centres in India

A Xiaomi expertise centre in Malaysia. Picture Credit score: ReloadFood.com Xiaomi has said that it’s planning to set-up one hundred expertise centres throughout India this yr. Though these expertise centres will permit the shoppers to take a look at the Xiaomi units, they won’t be promoting them and the units will nonetheless be solely out there on the firm’s gross ...

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Airtel launches 4G for smartphones in Chandigarh, Mohali & Panchkula

After rolling out its 4G LTE service for smartphones in Bengaluru earlier this year, telecom operator Airtel has now announced the expansion of the service to three new cities. According to Airtel, 4G LTE service can now be availed on smartphones in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula. “Tricity (Chandigarh, Mohali & Panchkula) witnessed the advent of 4G last year and today ...

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Ex-Apple CEO Sculley-backed Obi Mobiles debuts in India

As rumoured earlier, former Apple CEO John Sculley-backed smartphone brand Obi Mobiles has been introduced in the Indian market. The company is being promoted by Inflexionpoint, an IT-firm, where Sculley is a founding partner and will be headed by former HTC India head and Micromax smartphone division chief Ajay Sharma. Obi Mobiles plans to release smartphones priced between INR 5,000 ...

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Condé Nast India launches Vogue on Flipboard

Magazine publisher Condé Nast India has announced that it has partnered with Flipboard to launch lifestyle magazines Vogue India, GQ India and Condé Nast Traveller India on the news-reading app. Flipboard users on Android (and iOS) will now be able to find Vogue India in Flipboard’s Content Guide, however GQ India and Condé Nast Traveller India will follow in the ...

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Aircel offers free Facebook access for 60 days

Aircel has announced its new Facebook for All service today. As a part of which, the telecom operator will be offering free Facebook access (including Facebook apps, Facebook Messenger and mobile site) to all its consumers. “Over 75 million people access Facebook through their mobile phones in India and more than 60% of Aircel customers who have data enabled handsets ...

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Xiaomi is coming to Malaysia and India next: Hugo Barra

Great news for Malaysian and Indian Android lovers and as their countries are next on the list for Xiaomi’s global expansion. Already selling in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore, Xiaomi Android smartphones will soon reach Malaysia and India, revealed Xiaomi Global VP Hugo Barra in an interview with CNET Asia. Xiaomi’s impending India launch was further confirmed by a ...

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Micromax to provide bundled offers with select Android devices

Micromax has announced that it has partnered with chip-maker MediaTek and telecom operator Aircel to provide bundled offers with select upcoming Android devices powered by MediaTek processors. “Our focus is now to provide seamless solutions to the consumers using their smart devices, thereby concentrating a large chunk of our efforts on coming up with products and services which act as ...

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