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Share market update: Nifty Financial Services index up; Indiabulls Housing Fin rises 2%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Financial Services index was up with its components trading on a mixed note in Thursday’s afternoon session. Shares of Indiabulls Housing Finance (up 2.03 per cent), Max Financial ServicesNSE 0.23 % (up 1.82 per cent), Housing Development Finance Corporation (up 1.73 per cent) and State Bank of India (up 0.62 per cent) were the top gainers in the ... Read More »

Paypal enters India’s $215 B education market via online platforms

One of the world’s largest online payment companies, Paypal, is now integrating its services with Indian online education platforms. The US-based company has been active in India since 2008 in the cross-border payments business. In 2017, PayPal launched its domestic operations in India. In April last year, Paypal went live for consumers of (domestic) online retail in India. Today Paypal works ... Read More »

Smartphone market slowed down in Q3 but Chinese makers flourished

The third quarter of 2018 saw less phones shipped globally than the same quarter in 2017 and marked the fourth consecutive trimester of shipments decline. Counterpoint estimates that 386.8 million phones were shipped globally in Q3 of 2018, down 3% from Q3 of 2017, while IDC estimates the decline at 6%. Samsung remained the top smartphone vendor with 72 million ... Read More »

HP India Says It Hopes to Capture 30 Percent of Gaming Laptop Market

Tech giant HP is placing big bets on the Indian gaming market and aims to garner 30 percent share in the nascent but fast-growing category. The company had unveiled its ‘Omen’ lineup of gaming laptops in India earlier this year, and has already captured 25 percent share, HP India Managing Director Sumeer Chandra told PTI. “We have seen pretty good penetration in small amount ... Read More »

Multi-Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Market And The Role Of Technology.

Over the last 20 years, more than one trillion dollars have been spent building our information infrastructure– and what a great outcome for the investment. It changed everything in our lives and in the economy. The opportunities over the next 20 years, however, will be massive with the focus on physical infrastructure. We will likely have to spend multi- trillion ... Read More »

Indian Smartphone Market Hit by GST Awareness, Should Bounce Back Next Quarter: IDC

After witnessing slow growth in the first two quarters of this year, the Indian smartphone market is preparing for a bumper period owing to the upcoming festive season, a new report said on Wednesday. According to market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), 28 million smartphones were shipped to India in Q2 (April-June) – marking just 3.7 percent Quarter-on-Quarter (QoQ) growth and a ... Read More »

Chipmakers at Taiwan’s Biggest Tech Fair Look Beyond Crowded Smartphone Market

Chipmakers switched focus at Taiwan’s top tech fair this week with bets on new areas such as driverless cars, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, shifting away from smartphones where intense competition has pushed down components prices. The Computex Taipei event, now in its 36th year, has historically been a central venue for electronic parts manufacturers to show off their processors ... Read More »

Here’s the latest entrant in the Internet of Things in healthcare market

The Breg Flex sensor device and mobile app for remote virtual rehabilitation Physical therapy is a big part of orthopedic care, and as the era of bundled payments take hold, albeit with a pause here and there, virtual rehab is poised to take off. Traditional widget makers are sensing an opportunity in this trend. Take Breg, the sports medicine manufacturer and ... Read More »

Lenovo moves into the smart home market with an Amazon Alexa-powered speaker and a 6TB NAS box

Lenovo is dipping its toe into the smart home market with two new product announcements at CES: a new smart speaker that will be powered by Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, and a wireless NAS box that that promises to help organize your digital photo library using onboard facial-recognition software. The Lenovo Smart Assistant ($130) looks like a mashup of an ... Read More »

Oppo reportedly set to enter US smartphone market by year-end

With an aim to increase overseas shipments of its smartphones, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is all set to enter the United States smartphone market by the end of this year, according to a new report. There’s, however, no word on exactly when the company will start selling smartphones in the US, but given that it’s just a few weeks left ... Read More »