• ELECTRONICS
    Budget 2018: Home Appliances Makers Call For Lower Taxes, More Incentives

    Panasonic is looking for a hike in the customs duty for ACE products category such as washing machines. New Delhi: Consumer durables and home appliances makers like Godrej Appliances, Panasonic, Philips Lighting and Intex want the government to lower taxes, give incentives to local manufacturing and increase customs duty on imports. Besides, the ACE (Appliances […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    India pitches $350-m investment ideas to Taiwan electronic makers

    Aiming to make India a manufacturing hub for electronics and semiconductors, the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), a body representing the country’s Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry, is opening its first overseas office in Taipei, Taiwan, today. The office will be inaugurated by Ashwini K. Aggarwal, Chairman, IESA; Mignonne Chan, who will […]

  • COUPONS
    Drug makers use co-pay coupons to help mask their rising drug prices

    Drug maker-funded coupons and patient assistance programs are proving to be an uncertain and often questionable way for patients to afford what a new report shows are increasingly expensive specialty and other brand name drugs. Growth in drug spending by commercial and government insurance plans slowed last year to 5.8% — less than half the growth […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Japanese Electronics Makers Counting on 4K TVs With Higher Price Tags

    Japanese Electronics Makers Counting on 4K TVs With Higher Price Tags Japanese electronics makers are increasingly focusing on high-value added products, such as high-definition 4K TVs, to bolster their TV businesses. In the domestic flat-screen TV market, there has been a vicious cycle in which inexpensive overseas products led to falling prices, hurting Japanese makers’ […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Japanese Electronics Makers Counting on 4K TVs With Higher Price Tags

    Japanese electronics makers are increasingly focusing on high-value added products, such as high-definition 4K TVs, to bolster their TV businesses. In the domestic flat-screen TV market, there has been a vicious cycle in which inexpensive overseas products led to falling prices, hurting Japanese makers’ profits. Now attention is on whether this new strategy centering on […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    video game Makers Plunge Deeper Into digital fact at E3

    HIGHLIGHTS companies are trying to construct a brand new marketplace in VR. Many inside the industry are still skeptical approximately VR’s potential. The industry is not leaving behind traditional games. virtual truth has but to take off with the majority of video gamers, however the industry is doubling down on its guess that in the […]

  • ALL DEALS
    As smartphone sales surge, Indian app makers lure venture capital

    Photo: Mint Bengaluru: Foreign venture funds are stepping up investments in Indian mobile application makers, betting a surge in smartphone sales in the country will drive demand for home-grown apps, mirroring the trend in world’s biggest mobile phone market China. San Francisco-based incubator and venture capital firm 500 Startups on Tuesday launched a $25 million […]

  • NEWS
    Japan Camera Makers Battle Smartphone Onslaught

    Highschooler Nao Noguchi is a perfect illustration of why Japanese camera sales have plunged the past few years she uses her smartphone for everything and cannot understand why anyone would bother with a separate device for photos. “It is easy to take your smartphone out of your pocket if you want to take a picture […]