IT Industry Wants To Collaborate With Government, Academia For Reskilling

It took just 25 years for IT to become pervasive in India. The proliferation of mobile phones, reduction on duties for components, coupled with the Government of India’s Digital India and Make in India policies, have been the main drivers of this growth.

Apple iPhone To Be Made In Bengaluru: Will Boost The Component-Manufacturing Ecosystem In India

Apple iPhones will be made in Karnataka. The government of Karnataka on Thursday said that it welcomed a proposal from Apple Inc to begin initial manufacturing operations in the state, in a sign that the tech company is slowly moving forward with plans to assemble iPhones in the country.

Gadgets In 2016: Reminiscing The Delightful And Looking Forward To Surprises

The cheapest one came for just Rs 251 while another made global headlines for catching fire.Year 2016 has indeed been the year of smartphones — for right reasons or wrong — as these powerful-yet-affordable devices pushed India ahead of the US as the world’s second-largest Internet userbase, with 2017 promising to be even better.

KeyPoint plans to raise £10 million

Move meant to accelerate product rollouts and enter growth markets in Europe, Americas and Asia-Pacific

KeyPoint Technologies (UK) Ltd, the company behind the Adaptxt predictive keyboard application, is looking to raise £10 million by December to accelerate product rollouts and enter growth markets in Europe, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific.

Union Budget 2015: Phones Manufactured In India Could Be Cheaper

As promised, the 2015 Union Budget provides a big fillip to electronics manufacturing in India. Custom duty has been reduced for 22 items, but so far the details have not been shared by the government.

#GreyhoundInMedia: SanDisk (@SanDisk) in talks with Indian phone-makers to enhance memory of devices #Press #Media @Business_Line_

Indian phone brands such as Micromax and Lava could soon offer devices with four times more memory.

SanDisk in talks with Indian phone-makers to enhance memory of devices

Indian phone brands such as Micromax and Lava could soon offer devices with four times more memory.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget 2014 Impact: Mobile Phone Prices May Go Up #Press #Media #SiliconIndia

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Budget 2014 Impact: Mobile Phone Prices May Go Up

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Smartphone rates likely to rise #Press #Media #TheSangaiExpress

Smartphone rates likely to rise
Smartphone rates likely to rise

Smartphone rates likely to rise

Smartphone rates likely to rise
Smartphone rates likely to rise

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up #Press #Media #FinancialExpress

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of cell phones by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of cell phones by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up #Press #Media #ZeeNews

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Budget Impact: Mobile Phone Prices May Go Up

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget Impact: Mobile Phone Prices May Go Up #Press #Media #Outlook

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Telecom Budget: Will smartphone price go up?

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Telecom Budget: Will smartphone price go up? #Press #Media #TelecomLead

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Budget 2014 impact: Mobile phone prices may go up

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget 2014 impact: Mobile phone prices may go up #Press #Media #TheEconomicTimes

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Abolition of duty on PC components welcomed

Analysts say it will level the playing field with finished products, boost domestic manufacturing. While scrapping of the Special Additional Duty (SAD) on imported personal computer (PC) components is expected to provide a level playing field by encouraging domestic manufacturing, industry watchers opine that the introduction of an education cess might increase prices of PCs, smart phones and tablets marginally in the near future, as India does not have a big manufacturing ecosystem. Analysts that Business Line spoke to welcomed the move, as despite a tax increase of 0.3 per cent, the government has scrapped the duty structure, wherein manufacturers paid 4 per cent in the past.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Abolition of duty on PC components welcomed #Press #Media #HinduBusinessLine

Analysts say it will level the playing field with finished products, boost domestic manufacturing. While scrapping of the Special Additional Duty (SAD) on imported personal computer (PC) components is expected to provide a level playing field by encouraging domestic manufacturing, industry watchers opine that the introduction of an education cess might increase prices of PCs, smart phones and tablets marginally in the near future, as India does not have a big manufacturing ecosystem. Analysts that Business Line spoke to welcomed the move, as despite a tax increase of 0.3 per cent, the government has scrapped the duty structure, wherein manufacturers paid 4 per cent in the past.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up #Press #Media #FinancialExpress

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up #Press #Media #EconomyLead

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up #Press #Media #BusinessStandard

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up #Press #Media #PTI

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Budget impact: Mobile phone prices may go up

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.