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India’s Android antitrust case against Google may have some holes

India’s Android antitrust case against Google may have some holes

India ordered an investigation into Google’s alleged abuse of Android’s dominance in the country to hurt local rivals in April. A document made public by the local antitrust watchdog has now further

Apple Watch Series 4 was last year’s wearable ‘star performer’

Apple Watch is going from strength to strength, with shipments of the device growing 22% last year. That’s according to Counterpoint Research, which pins the cause on the excellent Apple Watch Series

iPhone users hold onto aging handsets for longer than ever

The global smartphone market is slowing down, but nowhere are things declining faster than the premium end of the market. According to new figures from Counterpoint Research, that end of the market

iPhone shipments dropped a ‘staggering’ 30% last quarter

Although Apple no longer reports the number of iPhone units it sells, the company did admit there was a steep decline in handset revenue in the first three months of this year. Analysts are out with

AI brought a 60-year old music-making machine to life

If you've seen Looney Tunes or The Simpsons, you've probably heard Raymond Scott's music -- which was adapted for those and other cartoons. But there's a good chance you haven't heard of Scott
How Zomato’s exit from the UAE could help it win in India

How Zomato’s exit from the UAE could help it win in India

Fresh capital and more bandwidth to focus on India.
With $1 billion in its kitty, Swiggy goes shopping for the latest technology

With $1 billion in its kitty, Swiggy goes shopping for the latest technology

Having bolstered its war chest with a billion dollars in December, India’s newest food tech unicorn is now reinforcing its technology base. On Feb. 04,…

Overall market down, but premium smartphone market grows at impressive 18% clip

A new study released earlier this week from Counterpoint Research revealed strong growth year over year for the “premium” smartphone market. This growth comes despite an overall trend of smartphone
Xiaomi can’t beat Apple in India even after selling 10 times more phones

Xiaomi can’t beat Apple in India even after selling 10 times more phones

Apple and Xiaomi’s rivalry in India is a juicy paradox. In the financial year ending March 2018, the Chinese firm sold over 10 times more…

iPhone X dethroned as world’s top-selling smartphone

Apple’s flagship handset has passed its peak popularity. That’s not surprising, given that the iPhone X hit the market more than six months ago. Still, it once could boast of being the world’s

Massive iPhone sales buck the trend in falling smartphone market

Apple had an even better start to 2018 than you might think. While it’s now well known that Apple had a record first three months of the year, that doesn’t take into account what the rest of the
Xiaomi beats Samsung to top spot in India’s smartphone market

Xiaomi beats Samsung to top spot in India’s smartphone market

Xiaomi couldn’t have wished for better timing of two reports that claim it has toppled Samsung to become India’s top-selling smartphone company. The Chinese firm, which is reportedly on a roadshow
Apple’s new chief in India has a lot to fix

Apple’s new chief in India has a lot to fix

It’s turning out to be a difficult December for Apple in the subcontinent. On the heels of a substantial slowdown in revenue, the tech behemoth…

iPhone still dominates global smartphone sales

It’s tempting to look at the smartphone wars in terms of Apple vs. Android, but that’s really not telling anywhere close to the true story. The real competition is between the companies who actually