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"As Easy As Sending Message": Zuckerberg As WhatsApp Pay Starts In India

"As Easy As Sending Message": Zuckerberg As WhatsApp Pay Starts In India

Suvashree Ghosh and Kurt Wagner, Bloomberg | Friday November 06, 2020

WhatsApp has the potential to compete with the leaders and reshape digital payments in India -- a market slated to grow to $1 trillion by 2023.

Jio Tests 5G Solutions With Qualcomm. All You Need To Know

Jio Tests 5G Solutions With Qualcomm. All You Need To Know

Edited by Sandeep Singh | Wednesday October 21, 2020

Jio Platforms, Qualcomm Successfully Test 5G Solutions: The work is intended to fast-track the development and rollout of 5G network infrastructure and services in the country, the companies said.

Government Approves 16 Companies, Including Top Apple Suppliers, For $6.65-Billion Smartphone Plan

Government Approves 16 Companies, Including Top Apple Suppliers, For $6.65-Billion Smartphone Plan

Reuters | Wednesday October 07, 2020, New Delhi

The $6.65-billion incentive scheme is part of the government's aim to make the country into an export and manufacturing hub.

"Time Is Ripe To Make India A World Leader In Artificial Intelligence": Mukesh Ambani

"Time Is Ripe To Make India A World Leader In Artificial Intelligence": Mukesh Ambani

Edited by Sandeep Singh | Monday October 05, 2020

RAISE 2020 Event On Artificial Intelligence: "In the coming decades, the total non-biological intelligence will exceed the rational intelligence of the entire human population," Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani said.

US-Based Zoom To Open Technology Centre In Bengaluru, To Begin Hiring Soon

US-Based Zoom To Open Technology Centre In Bengaluru, To Begin Hiring Soon

Reuters | Tuesday July 21, 2020, New Delhi

Zoom Video Communications already has an office and a data centre in Mumbai and a second data centre in Bengaluru.

Apple Supplier Foxconn To Invest $1 Billion In India: Report

Apple Supplier Foxconn To Invest $1 Billion In India: Report

Reuters | Saturday July 11, 2020, New Delhi/Taipei

Apple accounts for about 1 per cent of smartphone sales in India, the world's second-biggest smartphone market, where its pricey iPhones are often seen as a status symbol.

Mukesh Ambani's Jio May Add Saudi, US Investors To $8 Billion Run: Report

Mukesh Ambani's Jio May Add Saudi, US Investors To $8 Billion Run: Report

Anto Antony, Manuel Baigorri, Dinesh Nair and Gillian Tan, Bloomberg | Monday May 11, 2020

Investors are betting on Jio's access to India's huge consumer market, and its potential to shake up traditional industries in the country -- from retail to education and payments -- with its technology.

Saudi Arabia, US Firms Eye Stakes In Reliance Jio: Report

Saudi Arabia, US Firms Eye Stakes In Reliance Jio: Report

Reuters | Saturday May 09, 2020

On Friday, Reliance Industries announced a $1.5 billion stake sale in Jio to Vista Equity Partners, the third deal in just over two weeks.

"Not Doing Favour To India": Piyush Goyal On Amazon's $1 Billion Commitment

"Not Doing Favour To India": Piyush Goyal On Amazon's $1 Billion Commitment

Edited by Abhishek Vasudev | Thursday January 16, 2020

US-based e-commerce giant Amazon has committed $5.5 billion in India investments and sees the country as a key growth market.

Bharti Airtel Raises Funds To Pay Adjusted Gross Revenue Dues

Bharti Airtel Raises Funds To Pay Adjusted Gross Revenue Dues

Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 15, 2020, New Delhi

As many as 32.35 crore equity shares are being allotted to eligible buyers, as part of the QIP, the company said in a regulatory filing.

Competition Watchdog Orders Probe Against Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart

Competition Watchdog Orders Probe Against Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart

Reuters | Monday January 13, 2020, NEW DELHI

The investigation order comes in a week when Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is expected to visit India for a company event.

JioFiber Plans Priced At Rs 699-8,499/Month. Compare Features, Internet Speed Here

JioFiber Plans Priced At Rs 699-8,499/Month. Compare Features, Internet Speed Here

Edited by Sandeep Singh | Saturday September 14, 2019

JioFiber plan price, internet speed and other features: In six JioFiber plans priced from Rs 699 to Rs 8,499, Reliance Jio Infocomm offers internet speeds to the tune of 100 Mbps-1 Gbps. The monthly tariffs exclude Goods and Services Tax (GST) as applicable, said Reliance Jio Infocomm, which completed three years of commercial service this month.