1. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Acquires Indian Startup for GPU Talent

    The Times of India reports that Intel corporation acquired the Indian chip design startup Ineda Systems in an "all cash deal sealed last week" for an undisclosed amount. While Ineda seemingly specializes in low-power IoT hardware and autonomous driving technology, chipzilla is said to be more...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    India Antitrust Commission is "Looking Into" Google Accusations

    After a long investigation, Google was slapped with a $5 billion dollar fine from the European Union over anti-competitive practices last year. Now, according to a recent report from Reuters, the same thing might be happening in India. One of Reuters' four sources "with direct knowledge of the...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Foxconn to Assemble High End iPhones in India

    Reuters claims that Foxconn will start assembling "top-end" Apple iPhones in India as early as 2019. This is reportedly the first time Foxconn is making Apple's premium phones in India, and the source claims the Foxconn will invest about $356 million to expand an existing plant in Sriperumbudur...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Opens Development Center in India

    The Telangana government announced that Intel is opening a technology development center in Hyderabad, India. The new research center will host 1500 employees in its initial stages, with "potential to grow significantly." Raja Koduri, a former leader of AMD's graphics division who just recently...
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    India Develops Processor Based on Open Source RISC-V Design

    The Shakti Processor Project is an open source RISC-V processor developed by students in India with assistance from Intel and its 22nm FinFET Technology. The processors are based on the RISC-V ISA from UC Berkley. The current processor clocks at around 400MHz, but this a great sign of things...
  6. R

    Google Upset Over India Antitrust Ruling

    Reuters is reporting that an Indian antitrust ruling that found Google guilty of search bias has Alphabet scared. In February the Competition Commission of India slapped Google with a fine for $20 million for abusing it's position in online web search. According to a document reviewed by...
  7. DooKey

    India Puts the Brakes on Cryptocurrency Trading

    Yesterday the central bank of India released new monetary policy that forbids regulated entities from dealing with individuals or business that's buying or selling cryptocurrencies. Basically, they can't facilitate any kinds of transfers of funds to digital wallets or private banks for purposes...
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    Countries Are Wanting Their Cut of Cryptocurrency Profits

    In reports today, India and South Korea are announcing they want their cut from cryptocurrency investors. BlockTribune and others are reporting that India has sent tax notices to cryptocurrency investors following a nationwide survey. The notice asks crypto investors to provide details of their...
  9. DooKey

    India Overtakes the US to Become Second Largest Smartphone Market

    According to Canalys, India has surpassed the US as the world's second largest smartphone market. It's not really surprising if you think about it since India does have a population of over 1.3 billion, but it does go to show that India isn't going to remain an underdeveloped country for long...
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    India Blocks Internet Archive

    With no warning, India has blocked access to the Internet Archive (also known as the Internet Wayback Machine). Medianama reached out to Internet Archive for details, and was informed that they had not been contacted by the Government of India, and have no information as to why a block would...
  11. FrgMstr

    BlackBerry not Dead Yet

    I would have to say that I was not sure that BlackBerry was still even alive, not that I have kept up with it much. But it would seem that BlackBerry is very much in the mix when it comes to Asia, in terms of licensing its tech to reach 1.5B potential users in India. We are licensing our...
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    AMD Says Virtual Reality Hasn't Found Its Killer App Yet

    How AMD Is Roping Bollywood Into VR In an interview with NDTV, a indian technology website, the first part focuses on AMD's VR pursuit, particularly relating to India. They interviewed Raja Koduri. Highlight: