Patent battle: Apple and Samsung claim victory

Both Apple and Samsung Electronics claimed victory on Monday when a U.S. appeals court upheld a prior patent infringement verdict and threw out a trademark finding that iPhone appearance could be protected. A Reuters report said the outcome of ...

Coolpad to set up manufacturing unit in India

Coolpad Group said it will set up research and development (R&D) center and manufacturing unit in India. Coolpad Dazen aims to become India’s number one smartphone brand in the online space. In line with its strategy to become a world class ...

LAVA revenue in fiscal 2014-15 up 100% to cross $1 bn

LAVA International, a mobile handset vendor in India, said its revenue in fiscal 2014-15 rose 100 percent to more than $1 billion — fuelled by a three-fold increase in smartphone sales. The Indian phone vendor sold more than 26 million ...

Vivo plans manufacturing plant in India

Chinese phone-maker Vivo plans to set up a manufacturing plant in India, a top company official said here on Wednesday. Vivo, which is China’s third largest smartphone manufacturer, is looking to set up the manufacturing facility at ...

Ratan Tata invests in Xiaomi

Smartphone brand Xiaomi has received investment from Indian business man Ratan Tata. Ratan Tata, chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has made investment in several ecommerce firms as well. This is the first investment by any Indian into Xiaomi. In ...

Smartphone shipment to touch 1.2bn this year: Juniper

The number of smartphone shipments will approach 1.2bn this year, an increase of 19 percent from 985m in 2013, says a new research from Juniper Research. Also, Average Selling Price (ASP) of a smartphone will decline globally to reach $274 by ...

Samsung plans phone factory in West Java, Indonesia

Devices vendor Samsung is planning to set up a factory in West Java to manufacture mobile phones primarily for Indonesia. Indonesia is one of the world’s fastest growing markets for smartphones and feature phones. Recently, BlackBerry Z3 ...