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Sankalp Phartiyal

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Aug 16 2018

Indian streaming firm Hotstar sees blended revenues as winning strategy

MUMBAI Indian video streaming service Hotstar sees its blended revenue model that relies on both subscription fees and ad sales as a winning formula in India's fast-growing market, home to tens of millions of price-sensitive new internet users.

Aug 09 2018

Apple's mettle in India tested in squabble over anti-spam app

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI In India, the world's second-biggest smartphone market, Apple Inc's normally deft management of government relations is being put to a fresh high-stakes test.

Aug 08 2018

Indian regulator clears Walmart's $16 billion acquisition of Flipkart

NEW DELHI India's anti-trust regulator has approved U.S. retail giant Walmart Inc's $16 billion acquisition of online marketplace Flipkart, beefing up the competition to Amazon.com Inc in the fast growing e-commerce market.

Aug 01 2018

Samsung borrows from Chinese playbook in battle for India's smartphone market

MUMBAISometimes keeping ahead of the game means learning some tricks from rivals - a strategy Samsung Electronics Co Ltd hasn't been too proud to adopt in India where Xiaomi Corp and other Chinese brands have made hefty inroads.

Jul 30 2018

India looking to compel e-commerce, social media firms to store data locally

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India is considering asking e-commerce and social media firms to exclusively store customer data locally, a move that could affect global giants that operate in the country such as Amazon, Facebook and its messaging service WhatsApp.

Jul 29 2018

'He looked like a terrorist!' How a drive in rural India ended in a mob attack and a lynching

By Zeba Siddiqui, Euan Rocha, Rajendra Jadhav and Sankalp Phartiyal | Video

Jul 29 2018

'He looked like a terrorist!' How a drive in rural India ended in a mob attack and a lynching

By Zeba Siddiqui, Euan Rocha, Rajendra Jadhav and Sankalp Phartiyal | Video

Jul 26 2018

Indian truckers' strike hits Amazon deliveries, commodity trade

MUMBAI A truckers' strike across India has affected deliveries for e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Snapdeal, hurt cotton trade in the world's biggest producer of the fiber and disrupted the movement of grains and vegetables.

Jul 20 2018

WhatsApp curbs message forwarding in bid to deter India lynch mobs

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Facebook Inc's WhatsApp is rolling out a global test measure to rein in messages forwarded by users, the messaging app said, after the spread of rumors led to several killings in India and sparked calls for action from authorities. | Video

Jul 20 2018

India's Wipro sees strong demand for services from financial clients

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Indian IT company Wipro Ltd said it was seeing strong demand for its services from clients in banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), while it faces challenges in its India business and in the U.S. healthcare sector.

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