Tag Archives: Makers

New challenges for the world’s auto shows as some car makers stay away

A Rolls-Royce Ghost on the opening night of the 2015 Dubai International Motor Show. Alex Atack / The National. Motor shows have been around for more than¬†a century and are traditionally the chief place where carmakers whip silk sheets off their latest¬†offerings, watched by a massive audience and a huge media throng. The 1989 Frankfurt motor show drew 1.2 million ... Read More »

Huawei Aims to Be Among Top 5 Smartphone Makers in India by Year-End

Mobile phone maker Huawei hopes to be among top five smartphone companies in the country with 10 percent market share in value terms by end of this year. “We expect to achieve 10 percent market share in terms of value by end of this year in the smartphone segment. The Indian smartphone market is very dynamic, we expect to be ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Smartphone Makers Summoned in Cheque Bounce Case

The makers of ‘Freedom 251’, claimed to be the world’s cheapest smartphone, have been summoned as accused by a Delhi court in a Rs. two-crore cheque bounce case filed by a private firm. The court summoned the accused – M/s Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd (RBPL), its authorised signatory and Managing Director Mohit Goel, its Directors Anmol Goel and Sumit Goel, ... Read More »

US Wants Phone Makers to Lock Out Most Apps for Drivers

  The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car. The voluntary guidelines unveiled Wednesday are designed to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by phones. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also wants automakers to make infotainment systems easy to pair with smartphones. Drivers could still make ... Read More »

Chinese Makers Lead Smartphone Growth as Apple, Samsung Shares Plummet: Gartner

Chinese manufacturers are driving growth in the smartphone market as sector leaders Samsung and Apple sputter, a survey showed Thursday. The survey by Gartner Inc. showed that in the third quarter, three Chinese vendors – Huawei, Oppo and BBK Communication Equipment – together accounted for 21 percent of the smartphones sold worldwide, and were the only vendors in the top ... Read More »

Apple, Chinese Smartphone Makers Help Toshiba Return to Profit in Q2

Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp swung to an operating profit in the July-September quarter, driven by strong demand for NAND flash memory chips from Chinese smartphone makers. That boom in demand has been a blessing for Toshiba, which is seeking to recover from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal by turning itself into a company more focused on chips, nuclear energy and ... Read More »

Apple Sues Accessory Makers for Selling Fake Products on Amazon, Groupon

Claiming that genuine Apple accessories like Lightning-to-USB cables and USB power adapters sold on Amazon and Groupon are 90 percent fake, the Cupertino-based tech giant has filed a lawsuit against US-based Mobile Star LLC, accusing it of selling counterfeit accessories online. “Almost nine out of 10 Apple-branded products the iPhone maker bought on Amazon were fakes,” according to the trademark ... Read More »

US FCC, FTC question cellular Makers and carriers approximately smartphone security

The Federal Communications commission and Federal exchange commission have asked mobile cellphone companies and producers to provide an explanation for how they release safety updates amid mounting concerns over security vulnerabilities, the united states agencies said on Monday. The businesses have written to Apple Inc, AT&T Inc and Alphabet Inc, amongst others, in order “to better recognize, and ultimately to ... Read More »

Panic Button: Telecom Minister to talk about Pricing problems With mobile Makers

Amid worries that government’s move to make panic button obligatory will increase cost of cell handsets, telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Thursday said he’s going to absorb the problem up with the industry. “i’m able to communicate to them. India is a big marketplace. for your data, i have mentioned this with all people. Manufactures who apprehend this have given ... Read More »

cellular Makers React to government’s Panic Button, GPS Requirement

Hailing the Indian authorities’s selection to include a panic button for the protection of ladies and satellite tv for pc-based totally GPS in all cell handsets from next year, the u . s .’s main phone manufacturers on Tuesday said it’s far possible to roll out those capabilities in the proposed timeline. in line with Atul Jain, COO, clever electronics ... Read More »