The owner of Ringing Bells, the Indian company that promised to launch a sub $5 smartphone for the masses has been arrested for defrauding distributors and not delivering on promises.
It's taken a long time for Nougat to be seeded to handsets around the world, and HTC is no exception; despite announcing availability back in November last year, only now has it landed in India.
Microsoft has launched a new version of its Skype app "built for India", with support for low-speed mobile networks, low data usage, battery-friendly performance, and Aadhaar identity support.
After a report was published claiming that refurbished Galaxy Note7 devices would be making their way to certain countries, Samsung India says that there are no plans to sell refurbished models there.
The Redmond company has added two new regions in South Korea, in Seoul and Busan, while securing the enviable position of being the exclusive cloud partner to Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart.
Apple has plans to start producing iPhones in southern India. According to an IT minister, Apple would be able to sell directly to India's customers and improve on its current 2% market share.
Samsung is rolling out the Nougat update to its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in Russia and India - and in India, those who install the update will see a teaser hinting at the arrival of Samsung Pay.
Breaking yet another record, Xiaomi announced today that it has sold over a quarter million units of its recently released Redmi Note 4 in just 10 minutes. Nougat will also arrive on it "soon".
Xiaomi didn't waste much time in 2017 and has now offered its latest handset, the Redmi Note 4. The device made its debut in India and will be available for purchase starting on January 23.
India has become the country with the most app downloads from Google Play while China is now dominating App Store revenues according to an analytics report looking at the previous year.
The digital solutions firm is expanding its partnership with Microsoft's Search engine. Apart from display ads, ZIRCA will also act as Bing's sales partner for search advertising sales in India.
Microsoft has announced a new 'Windows Scoop Fans' program for Windows Insiders in India, offering them access to a private Facebook group, access to app and device news and invitations to fan events.
While Xiaomi sold 3 million phones in India in Q3, Acer sold just 30,000 during the entire year. With its global share at 0.04%, Acer is now pulling out of the world's fastest-growing mobile market.
Reports are currently doing the rounds claiming that Samsung is planning to sell refurbished Galaxy Note7 devices next year in India and Vietnam - but that seems extremely unlikely.
For years Apple has been trying to get into the Indian market, but so far it hasn't had much success. Now the company wants to open a local manufacturing plant to, hopefully, sell more iPhones.
India's 'Forensic Science Laboratory' has purchased the tools used in the famous #ApplevsFBI San Bernardino iPhone case and offer its services to international law enforcement agencies.
About 3.2 million debit card details have been stolen by attackers using malware on payment systems in India. Some banks have already blocked the cards, while others have asked users to change PINs.
Google has announced the starting price of its latest Pixel handsets running Android 7.1 Nougat in India, stating that they will be available for pre-order from October 13, 2016.
Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi, has launched a new affordable smartphone, the Redmi 3S Plus, which will be the company's first device to be sold through brick and mortar stores in India.
The Galaxy On8 is the first device in the On-series to feature a Super AMOLED screen, and while it bears an uncanny similarity to the Galaxy J7, there are a couple of notable differences.
The former managing director of The Walt Disney Company in India, Samir Bangara, has made a surprising remark at a recent event in Singapore. He said that he loves piracy for discoverability purposes.
A petition has been filed in a high court in India, demanding that Pokémon GO should be banned in the country for "hurting religious sentiments", among various other reasons.
Internet Service Providers in India have been blocking torrents/warez websites as part of a government order. Those who are caught could be fined, as well as jailed for three years.
Samsung has announced launch details for its new Galaxy Note7 in India. Buyers there will get three months of unlimited voice calls and 4G data, and will also be able to buy a Gear VR headset for $30.
The online retailer, Flipkart, will begin selling the Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime today at 12pm IST. The device will also be available for sale on Mi.com. The phone retails at Rs 8,999.
Facebook, under its Internet.org initiative, has begun discussions with partners about bringing commercial offerings to rural, unconnected, areas of India. Names of partners are still under wraps.
After releasing the Marshmallow update for its Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 in recent weeks, Samsung has now begun rolling out Android 6.0.1 to the Galaxy A8, starting in India.
Coinsecure and BitPay have teamed up to create a new platform for India-based merchants. The platform will allow merchants to receive Bitcoin but have rupees sent to their bank accounts instead.
The Freedom 251 was unveiled in February amid a wave of doubt and confusion, but it will finally start shipping to buyers on June 30, although its manufacturer will make a loss on each unit sold.
Featuring a 13.3-inch Full HD display, Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, 8GB RAM and up to 512GB of storage, HP's ultra-thin, ultra-light Windows 10 notebook will soon be available to buy in India.
Three months after Microsoft officially announced the start of its Windows 10 Mobile upgrades for (some) older Windows phones, BLU has now made the update available for its Win HD LTE X150e in India.
Google's Street View service has failed to get approval to expand in India. The government is blocking Google's requests amid national security concerns and lack of control over data.
Back in April, Samsung rolled out Marshmallow to the version of its Galaxy S5 with a Snapdragon processor in India - but Android 6.0.1 is finally available for those devices with an Exynos chip too.
Sony unveiled its upper-mid-range Xperia X, and its more affordable Xperia XA, back in February. Both devices have now had their local launch in India, and will go on sale there next month.
In an effort to tap into the large enterprise and government sectors in India, Samsung has launched the 7" Galaxy Tab Iris, with built in iris recognition technology and biometric capabilities.
India is working to introduce legislation that would ban map or satellite data of the country unless they are approved by the government. Incorrect map information will also be prohibited.
Sony took its sweet time to kick off its Marshmallow rollout, but it's now pushing the update to ever more devices, and its Z2, Z3 and Z3 Compact are the latest to be upgraded in India and Canada.
Apple's request to sell refurbished iPhones in India has been turned down by the telecom ministry of the country, dealing a blow to the company's plan to gain more marketshare.
Samsung is preparing to launch new handsets with slim designs and metal bodywork, including the Galaxy C5, which is said to feature a 5.2-inch display, 4GB RAM and a Snapdragon 617 processor.
After bringing Android 6.0 for the Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ to India a few days ago, Samsung has now started the over-the-air rollout of its Marshmallow update there for the Galaxy Note 5.
Microsoft's newest Windows 10 Mobile handset, the Lumia 650, will go on sale tomorrow in China, and the company says that it's expected to be available to buy in India before the end of this month.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the latest version of the OS, continues to make slow progress in reaching more devices, but it's now making its way to Samsung's Galaxy S6 family of handsets in India.
After reducing the price of its flagship '2' handset in various other markets last month, OnePlus has announced a permanent price cut of Rs.2,000 in India, which applies to both models of the device.
The Surface Pro 3 launched in India in January - 20 months after the device was first announced - priced at Rs.73,990. Now, two months after going on sale there, it's received a significant price cut.
Several balloons will provide internet to remote townships in India as part of Google's Project Loon. Read our story to discover where Google's Indian branch is heading in the future.
Samsung has launched its latest Android flagships in India, running the Exynos 8890 SoC, and those who pre-order the Galaxy S7 or S7 edge before March 17 will get a free Gear VR headset.
AdDuplex has published its latest monthly breakdown of Windows handset usage, but admits that it erroneously overstated the proportion of devices running Windows 10 Mobile in recent months.
It's amazing what you can get for under five bucks these days. In India, you'll soon be able to get a smartphone with a 4-inch qHD display, 1.3 GHz quad-core CPU, 8 GB storage (expandable) and more.
India's telecom regular TRAI has delivered a policy decision banning price-differentiated services such as Facebook's Free Basics program on the grounds that they violate net neutrality.
It looks like Huawei is on a roll in 2016, with plans to unveil two new handsets under its 'Honor' brand early next week. The event is to take place on January 28th.