Sunday, September 20, 2020

India smartphone shipments slashed in half in Q2 2020 – TechCrunch

Even the world’s second largest smartphone market isn’t immune to COVID-19. Smartphone shipments in India fell 48% in the second quarter compared with the same period a year ago, the most...

What India’s TikTok ban means for China – TechCrunch

For more than a decade, China has limited how foreign tech firms that operate inside its borders do business. The world’s largest internet market has used its Great Firewall to...

Intel to invest $253.5 million in India’s Reliance Jio Platforms – TechCrunch

Intel said on Friday it will invest $253.5 million in Jio Platforms, joining a roster of high-profile investors including Facebook, General Atlantic, and Silver Lake that have backed India’s...

After grinding investigation, Luckin Coffee confirms $300 million revenue fraud – TechCrunch

Luckin Coffee’s drips and drops of news the past few weeks — including a boardroom feud that is pitting the company’s chairman against a special investigation committee looking into...

How Reliance Jio Platforms became India’s biggest telecom network – TechCrunch

The company has raised $15.2 billion in the past nine weeks It’s raised $5.7 billion from Facebook. It’s taken $1.5 billion from KKR, another $1.5 billion from Vista Equity Partners, $1.5...

India’s contact-tracing app is going open-source – TechCrunch

India said it will publicly release the source code of its contact-tracing app, Aarogya Setu, to the relief of privacy and security experts who have been advocating for this ever...

Tesla resurrects long-range RWD Model 3 for the Chinese market – TechCrunch

Tesla is now producing and selling the long-range rear-wheel-drive version of its Model 3 electric vehicle at its Shanghai factory, a month after receiving approval from the Chinese government. The...

Startups, VCs in India request ‘relief package’ from the government to fight coronavirus disruption...

More than six dozen startup founders, venture capitalists and lobby groups in India have requested the government to grant them a “robust relief package” to help combat severe disruptions their...

How Homage is tackling Southeast Asia’s growing eldercare need – TechCrunch

The world’s population is aging, but the needs of elderly people are still being underserved. A United Nations report found that older people make up more than one-fifth of the...

Spotify and Warner Music Group renew their global licensing deal, resolve issue in India...

Spotify and Warner Music Group have renewed their global licensing partnership, the two said on Wednesday, confirming that the giant music label’s songs will now be available on the Sweden-headquartered...

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