Tag Archives: Competition

Renault Captur: Competition Check

Renault has launched their all-new SUV, the Captur, in the Indian car market and we are still recovering from the pricing surprise. Starting at 9.99 lakhs ex-showroom for the base petrol RXT and the Rs 11.39 lakhs for the RXT diesel, the Captur finds itself right in the middle of the compact crossover SUV segment. The Hyundai Creta rules the roost after dethroning Renault’s ... Read More »

Apple’s Phil Schiller Talks About iPhone, Says Competition Pushes Company to Do Better

On Monday, Apple celebrated 10 years since the launch of the original iPhone, and huge expectations have been set for the anniversary model – the iPhone 8. On this occasion, the company’s Senior Vice President of World Wide Marketing, Phil Schiller, gave an interview to Backchannel where he remembered the glorious days. Here, we take a look at some interesting ... Read More »

Canada Competition Bureau Drops Probe of Apple

Canada’s competition watchdog announced Friday it is closing its two-year investigation into whether Apple’s contracts with local wireless carriers illegally stifled competition when it introduced the iPhone. The probe, opened in December 2014 by the Competition Bureau, failed to find sufficient evidence that the tech giant had engaged in anti-competitive behavior. “The Bureau did not find sufficient evidence to conclude ... Read More »

Apple Supplier Laird’s Stock Nosedives on ‘Brutal’ Price Competition

Laird Plc dropped the most on record in London trading after the supplier to Apple pared its outlook, citing “brutal” price competition from Asian parts providers and sluggish demand from the mobile industry. Laird tumbled as much as 50 percent and was down 49 percent at 149.8 pence, at 9:15 in London. “The acceleration of production for mobile devices has ... Read More »

Apple, Samsung Struggle in Face of Chinese Competition

The global launch of the iPhone 7 on Friday is crucial to Apple’s fortunes in China, but both it and its biggest rival Samsung, hit by a recall over exploding batteries, are struggling in the face of upstart local competitors. The US and South Korean firms were relegated to fourth and fifth place respectively in the Asian giant’s smartphone market ... Read More »

ecu competition chief Set to fee Google With Android Abuse: reviews

the eu competition fee is gearing as much as price Google with giving unfair prominence to its own apps like seek and maps in supplementary software licensing deals it strikes with mobile phone makers jogging its Android working gadget, 4 sources familiar with the system said on Monday. Google generated an expected $11 billion (more or less Rs. 73,081 crores) ... Read More »

Monsanto India Falls 4% as Competition Watchdog Orders Probe

Mumbai: Shares of agri-biotechnology major Monsanto India fell by 4 per cent today after fair trade regulator CCI ordered a detailed probe against its US-parent joint venture Mahyco Monsanto Biotech India Limited (MMBL). Finding prima-facie violation of competition law, CCI has ordered a detailed probe into alleged abuse of dominance by the Indian arm of the US-based genetically modified seed ... Read More »

Samsung Gave Apple Stiff Competition in the US in 2015: Report

Apple’s dominance in the United States may not last so long. Rival Samsung and other Android smartphone OEMs are slowly growing their presence in the country. The gap between the market capture of Apple and Samsung isn’t that wide any more, as per market research numbers for 2015. Parks Associates, a research and consulting firm, reports that Apple dominates the ... Read More »