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Xiaomi fastest growing phone maker, but Samsung and Apple remain leaders: report

Xiaomi holds the fifth position with market share of 7.4%, but it registered the highest year-on-year growth of 102.6% from Q3 2016 when it controlled only 3.7% of the market share. (Above) Xiaomi’s India head Manu Jain (left) with actor Katrina Kaif during the launch of its new series of smartphones, in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: PTI Samsung continues ... Read More »

Jio Phone: where business meets socio-capitalism meets government

With Jio Phone, some say, is born India’s Steve Jobs. On July 21, Mukesh Ambani, facing a crowd of thousands of Reliance shareholders, broke with Indian corporate tradition to announce the launch of Jio Phone. So what if Jio Phone is cursed with two alphabets too many to ever become the iPhone? India’s most powerful businessman made sure the stage ... Read More »

Jio Phone: where business meets socio-capitalism meets government

Mukesh Ambani’s speech at Reliance’s “intelligent” phone launch told us a lot about the corporate cultures and private–public sector relationship in India The dependence of corporates on the government is characteristic not just of India, but of most developing economies. | R.V. Moorthy With Jio Phone, some say, is born India’s Steve Jobs. On July 21, Mukesh Ambani, facing a ... Read More »

Prostitutes’ details found on Goldman banker’s phone, court told

A Goldman Sachs banker procured the services of two prostitutes for $600 a night in an attempt to win business from a cash-rich investment fund set up by the Gaddafi regime, the high court in London has been told. Further detail of the alleged involvement of sex workers in winning business for the investment bank – one of the prostitutes ... Read More »