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Video app TikTok's India download ban worries wider tech industry

17 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI An Indian ban on downloading TikTok, one of the world's most popular mobile applications, has heightened industry worries that technology companies could now face increased scrutiny and regulatory challenges in one of their most important markets.

Indian software giants trumpet strong growth momentum

13 Apr 2019

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Indian technology duo Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and smaller rival Infosys expect continued strong growth in the new financial year, they said on Friday after posting strong fourth-quarter numbers.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan accuses India of war hysteria over downed F-16 claim

07 Apr 2019

KARACHI, Pakistan/MUMBAI Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "whipping up war hysteria" over claims that India shot down a Pakistani F-16 during a standoff in February, saying the truth is always the best policy.

Pakistan PM accuses India of war hysteria over downed F-16 claim

06 Apr 2019

KARACHI, Pakistan/MUMBAI, April 6 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "whipping up war hysteria" over claims that India shot down a Pakistani F-16 during a standoff in February, saying the truth is always the best policy.

Apple cuts iPhone XR prices in India: sources

04 Apr 2019

MUMBAI Apple Inc has cut prices of one of its latest iPhones in India by around one-fourth, sources said, as the U.S. tech giant looks to boost sales in the world's second-biggest smartphone market following a similar move in China.

Apple cuts iPhone XR prices in India -sources

04 Apr 2019

MUMBAI, April 4 Apple Inc has cut prices of one of its latest iPhones in India by around one-fourth, sources said, as the U.S. tech giant looks to boost sales in the world's second-biggest smartphone market following a similar move in China.

Despite being exposed, fake news thrives on social media ahead of India polls

02 Apr 2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Two weeks after a suicide bombing in Kashmir in February killed 40 Indian paramilitary policemen, a Facebook user called Avi Dandiya posted a live video in which he played a recording of a call purportedly involving India's home minister, the president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and an unidentified woman.

Netflix pilots 250 rupee mobile plan in India to woo users

26 Mar 2019

MUMBAI Netflix Inc is testing a 250 rupee ($3.63) monthly subscription for mobile devices in India, the video streaming giant said, aiming to boost its presence in a price-sensitive market where data consumption on smartphones is surging.

RPT-Netflix pilots $4 mobile plan in India to woo users

26 Mar 2019

MUMBAI, March 26 Netflix Inc is testing a 250 rupee ($3.63) monthly subscription for mobile devices in India, the video streaming giant said, aiming to boost its presence in a price-sensitive market where data consumption on smartphones is surging.

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