Netflix, Apple cross swords in Indian streaming market

[ad_1] Netflix launched in India in 2016 and two of its Indian-made series have won critical acclaim Competition in India’s booming streaming market is heating up as Netflix joins forces with a director of Bollywood feel-good blockbusters and Apple launches its TV platform for 99 rupees ($1.39) a month. Netflix announced late Wednesday a long-term […]

ZTE phones – here are the best options on the market

[ad_1] In 2018, China-based phone maker ZTE was on the verge of total collapse. Because the company was charged with violating sales sanctions to Iran, the U.S government ban the sales of parts from U.S. companies to ZTE. However, thanks largely to the intervention of President Trump, the U.S. reversed its decision and lifted the […]

Android streaming and 4K hybrid box for India market

[ad_1] Airtel has entered Amazon’s arena by launching a Fire TV Stick competitor called the Airtel Xstream Stick. The company has also announced a new Android TV box called the Airtel Xstream 4K Hybrid box, the successor to its older Airtel Internet TV. Airtel, India’s third-largest telecom operator with 320.38 million subscribers, has been rampantly […]

Baidu takes second place from Google in the smart speaker market

[ad_1] An abysmal performance by Google further helped Baidu. The company shipped 4.3 million Home and Nest-branded devices in Q2 2019, down from 5.4 million during the same period last year. The drop in shipments represents a 19.8 percent year on year decline for Google. Notably, of the five main companies included in today’s report, […]

Baidu takes second place from Google in the smart speaker market

[ad_1] An abysmal performance by Google further helped Baidu. The company shipped 4.3 million Home and Nest-branded devices in Q2 2019, down from 5.4 million during the same period last year. The drop in shipments represents a 19.8 percent year on year decline for Google. Notably, of the five main companies included in today’s report, […]

Where'd all the stocks go? Nasdaq's CEO on shrinking market

[ad_1] In this Wednesday, July 31, 2019, photo shows NASDAQ President and Chief Executive Officer Adena Friedman speaks an interview at NASDAQ headquarters in New York. The U.S. stock market has thousands fewer companies to choose from, and that’s doing a disservice to regular investors, says Friedman. In a recent conversation with the AP, she […]

Apple loses more ground in smartphone market

[ad_1] Apple has been striving to wean itself off its reliance on iPhone sales with a focus on services, digital content and related gadgets Apple lost more ground in the shrinking smartphone market last quarter, with a sales tracker saying the tech giant was pushed off the top-three seller list by a Chinese rival. Apple […]

Car market slowdown 'threatens jobs at Bosch'

[ad_1] A weak car market is hurting Bosch A global car market expected to slow this year and the continuing aftershocks of a sector-wide diesel cheating scandal will hit jobs at the world’s biggest component supplier Bosch, its boss said Tuesday. “Of course, we have to react to falling demand,” chief executive Volkmar Denner told […]

Air France-KLM profits climb in 'challenging' market

[ad_1] A favourable comparison point meant a boost in quarterly profits at Air France-KLM, but rising fuel costs threaten to erode earnings Air France-KLM reported Wednesday a solid increase in operating profits as more people flew on its network, but growth was held back by higher fuel prices that will put more pressure on the […]

Samsung profit slumps more than half as chip market weakens

[ad_1] The flagship subsidiary of the sprawling Samsung Group has enjoyed record profits in recent years despite a series of setbacks, but is now struggling The world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker Samsung Electronics on Wednesday reported second-quarter net profits slumping by more than half in the face of a weakening chip market, and […]