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Google announces Hindi-language website

Google announces Hindi-language website

With India's English-speaking population mostly online, the search giant has decided to target the other billion people in India who do not speak English, starting with Hindi.

published November 3, 2014 by

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Uber faces the axe in India

Uber faces the axe in India

Despite a promising start, India's radio cabs have rallied against Uber and convinced the country's central bank to put it on notice. Now, the tax authorities are questioning it. If Uber doesn't tweak its business model by the end of the month, it could be curtains for this ride-share service.

published October 15, 2014 by

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Indian state brings Amazon to its knees

Indian state brings Amazon to its knees

Since foreigners can't be majority-owned retailers in India, the state of Karnataka has heavily taxed Amazon, pointing to a warehouse as proof of its operations. The company says it is merely providing a storage service. Either way, the whole affair has put a stain on India's booming e-commerce landscape.

published October 7, 2014 by

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Samsung's slippery slope in India

Samsung's slippery slope in India

Samsung has lost share in the fastest-growing and largest smartphone market in the world, only to be further upstaged by the recently launched, value-packed Android Ones. It will take some doing for the Korean leviathan to preserve its dominance in India.

published September 23, 2014 by

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Xiaomi gets love and hate in India

Xiaomi gets love and hate in India

The Chinese company has attracted a lot of attention and ire for its strategy of selling its hugely desired phones in small increments in India, leaving hundreds and thousands of buyers angry and disillusioned. Is there a method to this madness?

published September 11, 2014 by

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