• ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics’ Q2 profit likely halved as Huawei woes worsen chip glut

    SEOUL: Samsung Electronics is likely to say second-quarter profit more than halved when it reports preliminary earnings on Friday, data showed, as a drop in memory chip shipments to China’s embattled Huaweiexacerbated a price-squeezing supply glut. The quarterly result would be the South Korean firm’s lowest in nearly three years, with the prospect of an earnings recovery still […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Prasad promises to take Broadband to masses; sees India as export hub for electronics

    NEW DELHI: Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that under Digital India 2, the government would take broadband to the doorsteps in rural India through a policy push and entrepreneurship ecosystem, while highlighting that the government will work proactively to make India an export hub for electronics products. Speaking to reporters on Monday, Prasad urged Indian […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Share of electronics dip in e-tail pie as groceries grow

    (Representative image) CHENNAI: E-tailing market is moving away slowly from just selling mobile phones and electronics to grocery and fashion products. A study by management consulting firm RedSeer said that the share of mobiles and electronics has dropped to 38% in the January-March quarter of 2019 from 45% in the same time last year. It has been steadily dropping since then. […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    BEL eyes space electronics as next growth area

    EVMs cannot be tampered with, says CMD Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited’s (BEL) order book as on April 1, 2019 stood at ₹51,798 crore as compared with ₹40,115 crore in April 2018. During the year 2018-19, company has acquired ₹23,431 crore worth of new orders. The expenditure on R&D was ₹1,077 crore as against ₹988 crore in 2017-18. The value added per […]

  • COMPUTERS
    RFID Is as Important as Computers

    May 26, 2019— The radio frequency identification industry has not done a good job of communicating how important RFID technology is to the future of business. The reason, I believe, is that RFID can do many things, both large and small, and so companies focus on selling products and applications for specific industries. The press and technology analysts haven’t grasped the […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    India Electronics and Semiconductor Association appoints Intel’s Jitendra Chaddah as its Chairman

    Industry body India Electronics and Semiconductor Association Monday said it has appointed Jitendra Chaddah as its chairman. Chaddah, Intel India senior director for operations and strategy, has over two decades of industry experience. “I feel extremely honored for taking up the position of IESA chairman at a time when the Indian electronics and semiconductor industry […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    ‘India needs to emerge as an electronics export hub to attract investments’

    NEW DELHI: India needs to emerge and be seen as an electronics export hub to be able to tap into the new opportunities and attract investments from global handset players, a panel of top handset industry executives discussed at ETTelecom’s India Mobile Conclave on Tuesday. The panel which was moderated by IDC’s research director Navkendar Singh emphasized on how […]

  • CLOTHING
    Dollar hits 4-month low against the yen as chaos engulfs Washington

    Tomohiro Ohsumi | Bloomberg | Getty Images The dollar fell against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday as investors cut their exposure to riskier assets amid the partial U.S. government shutdown and signs of confrontation between the White House and the Federal Reserve. The dollar fell 0.39 percent to 110.00 yen, its lowest […]