Electronics - consumer
Tata Electronics plans Rs7,000-cr expansion of Hosur plant
10 Jan 2024
Tata Electronics has proposed to invest Rs7,000 crore for expanding production capacity at its Hosur plant. The proposal, which comes after the company’s acquisition of Wistron’s plant in Malur, could include setting up a unit to assemble Apple iPhones.
Apple looks to India, Japan and South Korea for iPhone, iPad components
08 Dec 2023
Apple is reportedly seeking suppliers from India, Japan, and South Korea who can deliver vital components to its contract manufacturers in India as imports from China face government restrictions in India.
Realme achieves 200 million shipments milestone and announces upcoming launch of premium phones
27 Nov 2023
Realme, a Chinese smartphone maker, has confirmed that they have shipped more than 200 million phones since their inception five years ago.
Apple's iPhone makes 62.5% of India’s smartphone exports, amounting to $5 billion
23 Nov 2023
In a remarkable feat, Apple Inc. has witnessed a staggering year-on-year growth of 177% in the export of iPhones from India, reaching a value exceeding $5 billion in the initial seven months of the fiscal year 2024 (April–October)
Meta strikes a deal with Tencent to launch a low-cost VR headset in China
10 Nov 2023
In an effort to re-enter the Chinese market, Meta Platforms has reportedly reached a preliminary deal with Tencent Holdings to introduce a new, budget-friendly virtual reality (VR) headset in China
Govt to meet 50% of project cost for semiconductor fabs across all technology nodes and packagings
26 Sep 2022
Rajesh Exports to invest Rs24,000 cr in display fab unit in Telangana
15 Jun 2022
A display fab unit in Telangana would put India on the global map at par with select few countries such as China, USA, and Japan, Telangana IT minister K T Rama Rao tweeted
Reliance buys rights to manufacture consumer electronics brands BPL, Kelvinator
30 Aug 2021
Reliance will be manufacturing and selling BPL products, which may include air-conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, television sets, fans and light bulbs, and may start production of new products under the brand, say reports
Google and Jio jointly develop affordable smartphone JioPhone Next
28 Jun 2021
JioPhone Next comes with breakthrough premium capabilities, including language and translation features, a great camera, and support for the latest Android and security updates that are unlikely for an affordable smartphone and will be available from 10 September 2021
Samsung announces global launch of do-it-all lifestyle smart monitor
20 Nov 2020
The display operates Microsoft Office 365 applications without a PC connection thanks to embedded Wi-Fi, allows users wirelessly and remotely access files from a PC or view content from a laptop or transfer data using USB Type-C port and then go back to its entertainment role as a TV monitor
Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee dies at 78
26 Oct 2020
Micromax announces comeback with new “In” series smart phones
19 Oct 2020
The new ‘In’ brand performance phones, to be priced in the range of Rs7,000-10,000 to Rs20,000-25,000, and will be available to customers from early next month, and the entire lineup will ready by the year-end
Lighter than air, yet very, very powerful
By Kiron Kasbekar | 03 Jan 2024
In March 2013 Chinese scientists pulled off a remarkable feat. They created the world’s lightest aerogel. Tipping the scales at a mere 0.16 milligrams per cubic centimeter – that’s a sixth of the weight of air!
COP28 explained: A closer look at COP28's climate change solutions
By Aniket Gupta | 27 Dec 2023
The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP28, took place from 30th November 2023, to 13th December 2023, at Expo City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
What is a Ponzi scheme?
By Aniket Gupta | 06 Dec 2023
Ponzi schemes have long captivated the public imagination, drawing unsuspecting investors into a web of illusion and deception.
The Rise and Rise of HDFC Bank
03 Jul 2023
HDFC, which surged ahead of global majors like HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc and left Indian peers like State Bank of India and ICICI Bank in market capitalisation, now ranks fourth largest among the world’s most valuable banks, after JPMorgan Chase & Co, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd and Bank of America Corp
India’s Millet Revolution To Enrich Global Food Basket
02 Apr 2023
Millets, a healthier and cheaper substitute to wheat and rice, are indigenous to many parts of the world, especially in the semiarid tropics of Asia and Africa, and offers a big scope for expanding production and consumption in the foodgrain deficient African continent
Market predator Hindenburg preys on Adani stock
06 Mar 2023
Almost a month after the damning report of short-seller Hindenburg Research on the Adani Group that claimed that the seven stocks within the group were about 85 per cent overvalued, one of the group's stocks, Adani Total Gas, closed at Rs835 on the BSE, down nearly 79 per cent from its 24 January level, almost close to reaching that valuation