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Samsung says expects $4 billion in Indian sales of new smartphone range

Feb 14 2019

MUMBAI Samsung Electronics expects a new range of smartphones it will launch in India in the first half of this year to generate sales of $4 billion in 2019, a senior company executive said on Thursday.

Indian lawmakers urged to summon global heads of Facebook, other tech giants

Feb 12 2019

MUMBAI Indian activists have petitioned a parliamentary panel to summon the heads of U.S. tech firms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google and question them on issues ranging from tax compliance to data privacy.

India parliament panel says to summon Twitter chief on February 25

Feb 11 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI An Indian parliamentary panel is summoning Twitter Inc's chief executive to appear before it later this month, after he did not attend a hearing on Monday to discuss citizens' rights on social media.

Facebook toughens political ad policies in India ahead of election

Feb 07 2019

NEW DELHI Facebook Inc is toughening up the rules governing political advertisements in India to create more transparency ahead of the country's general elections due before May, the social media giant said late on Thursday.

Amazon changes business structures in India to bring big seller back: sources

Feb 07 2019

NEW DELHI One of the biggest sellers on Amazon.com Inc's India website has returned after the online retail giant changed its business structures to comply with new federal e-commerce curbs that took effect last week, two sources told Reuters.

Indian political parties abuse WhatsApp service ahead of election: executive

Feb 06 2019

NEW DELHI India's political parties have been abusing Facebook Inc's popular messaging service WhatsApp ahead of the country's general election and the company has warned them not to do so, a senior executive said on Wednesday.

Amazon grocery service slowly returns in India after e-commerce disruption

Feb 05 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Amazon.com Inc's grocery service is slowly returning on its India website after the online retail giant faced disruption from revised e-commerce curbs which kicked in on Feb. 1.

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