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The Twitter account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was briefly taken over on the weekend and a message about bitcoin being distributed to the entire country posted on it.

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COMPANY NEWS: Videonetics, world’s first AI & DL powered unified video computing platform (UVCP) development company, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Inflow Technologies, one of the India’s largest distribution companies, providing value added distribution of electronic security products, IT, cyber security, unified communications and collaboration to name a few.

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Indian retail outlet Future Retail has released details of dealings with global retail giant Amazon in a bid to break off a deal between the two companies.

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Israeli-based agritech company SupPlant was deemed as one of the Best Inventions by Time magazine.

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Local brands have grabbed three-quarters of the smartwatch market in India during the third quarter, with the three-month period recording the highest ever number of shipments.

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India's second biggest retail outlet, Future Retail, has been asked to submit details of a deal with Amazon to the Enforcement Directorate, an Indian law enforcement agency.

Published in Strategy

Smartphone sales in China increased by 3% quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter of 2021 but this represented a drop of 9% year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

Smartphone shipments to India have fallen during the third quarter, by 5% year-on-year, to 47.5 million units, in keeping with the global trend, the technology analyst firm Canalys reports.

Published in Mobility

Online retail giant Amazon has been accused of misleading the government's Committee on the Judiciary about its business practices, in the wake of a Reuters report that the company was copying Indian products and manipulating search results to favour its own products over private Indian brands.

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Online retail giant Amazon has been accused of copying Indian products and manipulating search results to favour its own products over private Indian brands, according to a Reuters investigation. Amazon has denied the claims.

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Ninety-five percent of 80 million ransomware samples detected by VirusTotal, a Google-owned database where samples can be uploaded to see which anti-virus engines can detect them, were Windows-based executables or dynamic link libraries [DLLs], a study shows.

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Apple and Google have come under scrutiny in Japan, with the country's Fair Trade Commission set to investigate whether the two companies are using their dominance of mobile operating systems to cut out competition.

Published in Technology Regulation

Shipments of 5G smartphones to emerging markets rose by 6.5% in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the first three months of the year, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that the total shipments of smartphones to these markets dropped by 5% in the same period.

Published in Mobility

Payment provider Mastercard has become the third company in its sector to be banned from issuing cards in India, with the move coming in July, apparently due to its not adhering to rules on local data storage.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 16 September 2021 11:12

India PC shipments marked five-year high in 2Q2021

Shipments of PCs to India in the second quarter of 2021 grew by 43% year-on-year to 4.1 million units, marking a five-year high, the technology analyst company Canalys says.

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Equinix announced that it has extended into the strategic Indian market, following the completion of the acquisition of the India operations of GPX Global Systems (GPX India). The US$161 million all-cash transaction includes a fibre-connected campus in Mumbai with two data centres.

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A non-profit group in the north Indian state of Rajasthan has filed an anti-trust case against Apple similar to that which the iPhone maker faces in the European Union, alleging that the US firm abuses its dominant market position by forcing developers to use its proprietary in-app purchase system.

Published in Technology Regulation

Global smartwatch shipments appear to have recovered from any COVID-19 impact, with figures in the second quarter of 2021 rising by 27% compared to the corresponding quarter in 2020, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

Although the Olympics in host city Tokyo had no spectators, this did not dampen the mood of the historic event: digital cheers and engagement poured in for athletes around the world were at an all time high, double the number of users during Rio 2016.

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GUEST RESEARCH: Cloud identity security solutions provider ThycoticCentrify commissioned a global survey that polled more than 8,000 users in order to assess if workers are complying with cybersecurity rules. However, the survey found that 79% of respondents have engaged in at least one risky activity.

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