• 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
    ‘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 […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Amazon Pumping Nearly $1.5 Billion Into US Air Freight Hub

    Online retail colossus Amazon on Tuesday said it will strengthen its distribution muscle, and create US jobs, by building its first air freight hub, an investment of nearly $1.5 billion. A hub for the company’s growing fleet of Prime Air cargo planes will be built at an airport in northern Kentucky, adding more than 2,000 […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Electronics hub: acquisition blues haunt land owners

    The joy of Valluru Lalithamma knew no bounds when she received a hefty compensation for land acquisition, but it turned out to be short-lived. The unlettered widow of V. Subbaiah, hailing from Jinkalamitta village in Yerpedu mandal of Chittoor district, parted with 4.5 acres for the Electronic Manufacturing Cluster coming up near the international airport, […]

  • NEWS
    Microsoft Surface Hub Finally Starts Shipping to Business Customers

    Microsoft’s Surface Hub, which is aimed at bringing collaboration to the conference room, has been so far delayed twice by the company. Microsoft on Friday however confirmed that the Surface Hub has begun shipping to business customers. The company touts the Surface Hub to be an innovative conference room computer which comes with an integrated […]