helloPay: A Vertical Integration Strategy for Lazada

Lazada Group is the pioneer of Southeast Asian eCommerce ecosystem. It operates out of its own online shopping website as well as hosting a…

How the world’s second-largest smartphone market is buying its smartphones – Quartz

Heavy discounting and exclusive launches of smartphones have started to pay off in the Indian e-commerce sector. Read more

One in three smartphones sold online in 2015 in India: Counterpoint – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: One in three smartphones were sold through e-commerce channels in 2015 in India, the second largest smartphone market in the world in…

Review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with Qualcomm AP Promises Top Performance at a Bargain Price

Xiaomi has created a lot of buzz in the industry since its establishment in 2010 and is well known for selling budget products ranging from…

Asia Briefs: Micromax CEO steps down, Docomo expands FIDO support to iOS & more – Mobile World Live

Micromax CEO steps down The head of Micromax, India’s second-largest mobile phone maker, has left the company after smartphone shipments dropped 12…

Why Silicon Valley is betting big on India – The Seattle Times

Indian entrepreneurialism is luring interest and investment in the country’s high-tech sector, as Internet use expands and the digital startup scene…

Samsung Electronics to launch Galaxy S7, S7 Edge on March 8 – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Samsung Electronics will start selling its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, on March 8 in India, just 15…

Xiaomi is betting on new models to get its mojo back in India – ETBrandEquity.com

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has had a quiet 2015, but it expects its new devices — Redmi Note 3 and Mi 5 — to bring back zing into its India business…

Soon, pre-owned imported Apple iPhones may sell in India – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Apple has sought permission to sell imported pre-owned certified iPhones in India, a development seen as another attempt by the smartphone…

Oppo eyes 5% market share this year – gulfnews.com

Dubai: Chinese smartphone manufacturer — Oppo — aims to attain five per cent market share this year as it turns its focus on the phone camera and the…

‘Class ceiling’ stops working class actors from getting parts – Phys.Org

New research supports warnings from Christopher Eccleston and Julie Walters that acting in Britain has become a largely middle class profession. An…

How Europe’s call for a Saudi arms embargo exposes America’s hypocrisy – Vox

On Thursday, the European Parliament overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution calling on the European Union to impose an arms embargo against…

Budget 2016: Govt announces tax holiday for start-ups – International Business Times, India Edition

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting the Union Budget 2016 for in Parliament on Feb. 29, promised generous incentives and a slew of tax…

Low-Cost Chinese Smartphone Brand Xiaomi Goes After The Wealthy – Forbes

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is changing its Internet sales model to boost growth in China and fend off competition from fast-rising rivals such…

Why a Push for Online Privacy Is Bogged Down in Washington – New York Times

In February 2012, the White House introduced a blueprint for the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, intended to give Americans the ability to exercise…

Glimpse Of Next Big Thing-Automatic Speech Recognition

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) has been in development for decades. However significant progress and widespread adoption has only recently been…

Exclusive Counterpoint Event in Korea

Counterpoint Research's international team is visiting Korea between 2nd and 4th February. They will be visiting clients and participating in an…

Growing mobile payment market in India – ETTelecom.com

Digital wallet payment solutions are becoming more relevant for the Indian economy driven by mobile-centric internet penetration. Read more