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Sankalp Phartiyal

India's Infosys raises revenue forecast, says ready for visa challenge

14 Oct 2020

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI Indian software services firm Infosys Ltd raised its annual revenue growth forecast on Wednesday as it posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, buoyed by growth in demand for its digital services during the pandemic.

Paytm targets a million apps on its mini app store to take on Google

08 Oct 2020

NEW DELHI Alibaba-backed Indian fintech firm Paytm is aiming for a million apps on its "mini app store" by the first quarter of 2021, it said on Thursday, seeking to challenge the dominance of Alphabet's Google in India's mobile web economy.

India open to launching own app store as start-ups criticise Google - government source

01 Oct 2020

NEW DELHI India is open to launching its own mobile app store or expanding an existing one if it receives enough demand from domestic firms for an alternative to Apple and Google platforms, a senior government official said on Thursday.

Three top Apple suppliers to commit $900 million to India smartphone incentive plan - sources

28 Sep 2020

NEW DELHI Three of Apple Inc's top contract manufacturers plan to invest a total of almost $900 million in India in the next five years to tap into a new production-linked incentive plan, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

India unlikely to revoke PUBG ban despite Tencent license withdrawal - source

25 Sep 2020

NEW DELHI/SEOUL India is unlikely to revoke a ban on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) following PUBG Corp's decision to withdraw the mobile game's publishing rights in the country from China's Tencent , a senior government official said on Friday.

Samsung expands online smartphone range in India to woo holiday shoppers

24 Sep 2020

NEW DELHI Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is expanding its online-only smartphone range, a senior company executive said on Thursday, as the South Korean tech giant hopes to win over new customers in India's festive season sales.

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