The iPhone SE Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg For Apple In India – Forbes

In the last couple months, there has been a lot of buzz about Apple soon starting to manufacture the iPhone SE in India, so as to make it more…

HTC wants U back. But is it too little, too late? – CNET

Its new strategy emphasizes quality over quantity, but some say the bell may already have sounded for the embattled phone maker. Read more

Xiaomi pins hopes on smartphone upgrade – China Daily

Firm makes latest bid to boost presence in mid-end market amid fierce competition Xiaomi Corp unveiled its largest-ever-screen smartphone and the…

Samsung overtakes Apple in U.S. smartphone market on the strength of Galaxy S7 – FierceWireless

According to data from Counterpoint Research, Samsung surpassed Apple in terms of smartphone market share in the United States, the first time the…

Samsung Topples Apple As Galaxy S7 Defeats iPhone – Forbes

In the all important US market, Samsung has reclaimed the top spot that it lost to Apple eleven months ago. The continued assault on the iPhone by…

Uber v Ola: How fight for Indian taxi market ended up in court – Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A flurry of complaints from Uber drivers about an unusually high number of cancelled bookings was the spark that ignited a…

Reliance Jio’s Lyf becomes fifth largest smartphone player: Counterpoint Research – Economic Times

KOLKATA: Reliance Jio's Lyf branded smartphones has become the fifth largest player in the Indian market capturing 7% share in the January-March…

The smartphone market declined for the first time EVER; Samsung still on top – CNBC

The global smartphone market declined for the first time as major countries like China continue to mature, according to a report. Global smartphone…

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AT&T Wants to Attract Millennials With ‘The Breakfast Club’ – Fortune

AT&T opened its new $5-per-month video streaming service, Fullscreen, this week in an effort to attract more customers from the elusive millennial…

HTC launches phone to revive struggling fortunes – CNBC

Taiwanese electronics firm HTC has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, as it looks to revive its struggling device sales amid…

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…

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…