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When it's time for US to be No. 2 in tech

When it's time for US to be No. 2 in tech

Is it time for the U.S. to relinquish its leadership position in the tech industry and hand over the baton to rising star China, or even India? Perhaps, but questions about innovation and market environment will first need to be addressed.

published November 6, 2014 by

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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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