• ELECTRONICS
    Govt may bring separate policy for electronics to boost FDI

    Swedish furniture maker IKEA and fashion-retailer H&M are some of the big single-brand retail firms operating in India.  In a move that may be a boost for hi-tech companies like Apple, Samsung, etc., the government is likely to formulate a separate policy for electronics to attract higher foreign direct investment (FDI) and make the country […]

  • 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
    Microfactories to assemble electronics

    Hanspal (left), and Ciubotariu (right) Bright Machines, a startup founded by a group of software and manufacturing executives, on Wednesday released its latest “microfactories” designed to automate the assembly of electronics. While automation has taken hold in factories for cars and other products, the company’s chief executive, Amar Hanspal, said machines have eluded electronics assemblers because they can […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics to Strengthen its Neural Processing Capabilities for Future AI Applications

    Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced that it will strengthen its neural processing unit (NPU) capabilities to further extend the reach of its artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. In line with its focus on next-generation NPU technologies, Samsung plans to create over 2,000 related jobs worldwide by 2030, which is about […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Home & Garden TV to join Vodafone and PŸUR [UPDATE]

    Home & Garden TV (HGTV), which Discovery Deutschland will launch in Germany on June 6, 2019, will be available on the cable networks of Vodafone Deutschland and PŸUR. The ad-supported channel will be offered as an unencrypted free-to-air SD service by both operators from launch, according to Discovery. HGTV also recently concluded a carriage agreement with cable operator […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics to invest $9.6 billion annually in logic chips until 2030

    Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday that it would invest 11 trillion won ($9.57 billion) annually through 2030 in logic chip businesses, including its foundry business. The investment until 2030, worth 133 trillion won in total, comes as the world’s top memory chip maker strengthens non-memory semiconductor businesses such as contract chip manufacturing, known as foundry, […]

  • COUPONS
    Amazon considers buying up to 49% in Future Coupons

    Online giant Amazon is not ready to give up on Future Retail just yet. Amazon is working on a new deal structure that will enable it to own stake in Future Retail indirectly, sources close to the development have told CNBC-TV18. The revised FDI policy on e-commerce says that an entity having equity participation by […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Bharat Electronics Q4 PAT may dip 20% YoY to Rs. 446.9 cr: Prabhudas Lilladher

    Prabhudas Lilladher has come out with its fourth quarter (January-March’ 19) earnings estimates for the Capital Goodssector. The brokerage house expects Bharat Electronics to report net profit at Rs. 446.9 crore down 20% year-on-year (down 12% quarter-on-quarter). Net Sales are expected to increase by 32.9 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 3,609.4 crore, according to Prabhudas Lilladher. Earnings before interest, tax, […]