India roundup: Handset market resilient; carmakers dissatisfied with Musk remarks

India's handset market saw a milder-than-expected sequential drop in sales in second-quarter despite COVID surges, while its car industry is calling on the government not to extend preferential tariffs to Tesla......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesAug 2nd, 2021

Ransomware: A market problem deserves a market solution

To fight ransomware attacks, appreciate the economics — the markets that enable ransomware — and change the market dynamics. Gary M. Shiffman Contributor Share on Twitter Ga.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 17 min. ago

Google’s R&D division experiments with newsletters powered by Google Drive

Following entries into the newsletter market from tech companies like Facebook and Twitter, Google is now experimenting with newsletters, too. The company’s internal R&D division, Area 120, has a new project called Museletter, which allows anyo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 17 min. ago

Tropical cyclones can improve mangrove health

The health of India's mangrove forests, important to mitigate the effects of sea-level rise caused by climate warming, is influenced by tropical storms that change nutrient levels of coastal waters, according to new research......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 17 min. ago

Concreit closes on $6M to allow more people to invest in the global private real estate market

Concreit, a company that wants to open real estate investing to a broader group of people, announced today that it has closed $6 million in a seed funding round led by Matrix Partners.  Hyphen Capital also participated in the round, in addition to i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago

A16z in talks to back CoinSwitch Kuber in first India investment

A16z is inching closer to making its first investment in a startup in India, the world’s second largest internet market that has produced over two dozen unicorns this year. The Menlo Park-headquartered firm is in final stages of conversations t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 17 min. ago

Indian consumers have high hopes for 5G, CMR survey shows

Smartphone users in India acknowledge that 5G will bring more possibilities, including more IoT appliances at home, higher resolution in graphics, and higher speed in download, a CMR survey shows......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News13 hr. 17 min. ago

Best cheap Garmin watch deals for September 2021

Garmin makes some of the best fitness wearables, and we can help you find the right one at the right price with this roundup of the best Garmin watch deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 18 min. ago

LGES likely eyeing LFP battery market by acquiring NEC ES

South Korea's LG Energy Solution (LGES) has acquired NEC Energy Solutions from Japan-based IT company NEC, a move that could expand the end market for its LFP batteries......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 45 min. ago

Daily Crunch: SpaceX set to launch 4 civilians into orbit for 3-day mission

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 17 min. ago

Tiger Global-led $100M investment makes Apna India’s fastest unicorn

A 22-month-old startup that is helping millions of blue- and gray-collar workers in India learn new skills and find jobs has become the youngest firm to join the coveted unicorn status in the world’s second-largest internet market. Apna announced o.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Study finds some shark species tougher than others when it comes to surviving catch and release

A new landmark study of over 300 sharks found that some species are extremely resilient to the stress of being caught and released in commercial longline fisheries while other species are much more likely to die......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Xiaomi introduces the Pad 5 tablet alongside multiple new AIoT products

After announcing the 11 and 11T Pro phones, Xiaomi introduced its new tablet, the Pad 5. Designed to be an "all-in-one workstation" for the classroom, office and home, the new slate marks the company's return to the tablet market with an attractive p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

In a surprise announcement, Nintendo finally adds Bluetooth audio to the Switch

The Nintendo Switch has been on the market for over four years, and during all this time it remained without one highly requested feature: Bluetooth audio. Today that's changed all of a sudden........»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Best cheap Samsung TV deals for September 2021

Looking for one of the best TVs on the market? We've got all the best Samsung TV deals available right now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Forge’s SPAC deal is a bet on unicorn illiquidity

The total addressable market that Forge serves is growing by the day, with more and more unicorns being born and a steady drumbeat of unicorn IPOs doing little to clear the decks. As Warby Parker, Freshworks, Amplitude and Toast look to li.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

South Korean competition watchdog fines Google $177 million for blocking Android forks

Google is no stranger to antitrust fines. The latest comes from South Korea's Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), who recently announced that it levied a 207.4 billion won ($177 million) fine on the search giant for allegedly abusing its market power in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Vanchip tapping Wi-Fi 6 RF FEM market

China-based Vanchip Technologies, a subsidiary of MediaTek, is partnering with IC distributor WPG and GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors to promote its Wi-Fi 6 RF front-end modules (RF FEM) including power amplifier (PA), according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Indian IT suppliers hope for more Chinese investment and workers

India's IT hardware suppliers are hoping that India let in more Chinese investment and workers to aid the local supply chain of IT hardware......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Scientists find a surprising way to create concrete for Mars buildings

If Elon Musk really wants to build a colony on Mars, astronauts may have to literally give their blood, sweat, and tears -- and even urine -- to make it happen......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Apple’s maxed-out iPhone 13 is its most expensive handset ever

Unveiled on Tuesday, Apple's iPhone 13 Pro Max with 1 terabyte of storage is the tech company's most expensive handset to date......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021