Huawei plays hardball with India on the day Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi
Chinese telecom giant Huawei has sought to allay spying concerns by offering to sign a “no backdoor,” agreement with the Indian Government. With the Indian Government preparing to present the Data Protection Bill in the Parliament, Chen stated that his company was ready to move Indian users’ data to Indian shores.
Samsung has launched its new Galaxy wearables in India for as low as ₹2590
Samsung has launched its new range of wearables in India. The Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e wearables have been priced at ₹19,990, ₹9,990 and ₹2,590, respectively. Targeted at millennials and Gen Z, the Galaxy Watch Active takes a holistic approach to monitoring exercise, sleep, stress and health.
Apple hits back at Spotify to say the music streaming company pays tax for less than 1% of its members
Spotify and Apple seem to be at war. Spotify had filed a complaint in March 2019 about the tax it has to pay for the Apple store. And now, Apple is not one to stay quiet – the tech giant has said that Spotify pays fees on less than 1% of its members.
Microsoft launches an early stage fund to ‘keep pace with Indian innovation’
Tech giant Microsoft has launched M12 its early-stage venture capital fund, in India. The M12 fund was launched globally in 2016 but was initially called Microsoft Ventures. In 2018, the fund was rebranded as M12. It has over 75 companies in its portfolio, globally.