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PubG To Possibly Make A Comeback In India As Job Opening Gets Listed On LinkedIn

PubG Mobile was one of the most dominative video games in India for a long time until the strings were abruptly cut. PubG was amongst the list of the 118 apps that were to be banned in the country. The news was not taken kindly and fans were extremely disheartened. Since then, the corporation has been working on getting back to its user base in India. Read More

LG Picks October 28 For The Launch Of The Dual Screen “Wing” Smartphone In India

The multibillion-dollar company, LG, is coming up with a new dual screen smartphone. The South Korean company recently sent out invites to its virtual event on the 28th of October. People are speculating for LG to release the “wing” phone during the same event. The event is scheduled to start at 11:30am and to go on till 12:30pm on 28th October. Read More

India Bans 118 More Chinese Apps Including PUBG And Alipay

As the border dispute between India and China started to heat up, India took measures to protect its privacy as well as integrity. For that, the Indian government banned Chinese Apps like TikTok and WeChat, back in June. In continuation of that, India has added 118 Chinese Apps to its banned Apps list. The move precedes the US ban of TikTok scheduled for November. Read More

Apple Begins The Production of Indian iPhones, Plans To Launch By Next Year


Apple has begun the test production of Indian iPhones with the intention of mass-producing from next month. For the purpose, Wistron has started recruiting staff with a number of 10,000 employees to work on the plant.

Apple’s ambitious plans for the country are more than clear through this major marketing move. Read More

Xiaomi India Working On MIUI Update Without Pre-Installed Banned Chinese Apps

Indian Government recently banned several Chinese apps, most notably TikTok and WeChat, but also the Mi Browser Pro. This had serious implications for Xiaomi and its MIUI Android skin mainly because the company normally pre-installs its forbidden browser on its ROM. The company has now notified its customers that none of the blocked apps are working on its phones any longer and the latest version of MIUI is in the progress that gets relieved of them entirely. The company has also ensured that 100% of Indian user data will stay on local servers. Read More

Instagram Reels Could Be The Next Big Thing In India After TikTok Ban

After the Indian Government banned TikTok and 58 other China-based Apps for sovereignty and security purposes of the users and country, as stated in the press release, many companies lost a major market share. For TikTok, India was one of the largest markets with 30% downloads from the country. Following the ban, Facebook is reportedly testing Instagram’s Reel feature in India. Reels was first launched in Brazil last year as a test for both iOS and Android and last month it had expanded to Germany and France. Now the feature is on its way for users in India. The company will soon start testing the updated version in more countries and introduce the feature for global audience. Instagram Reels lets users record 15-second videos with music stored in the music library in the app, borrow audio from another video or record their own soundtrack and share on their Instagram Stories, send via Direct Message, or add to the new reels tab in the user’s profile. A new discovery section in Explore will show the user viral reels.  Read More

This Is How Google Is Helping Small Businesses In India To Tackle COVID-19

We are in midst of a global pandemic and small businesses have been largely affected by the slowdown of the economy. In light of this, Google has introduced new features on Google My Business App and Google Pay for Business to help local businesses to adapt to the COVID-19 situation. A shift of consumer behaviour to online shopping and digital payments, has made it essential for every business to have a digital presence.”The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdowns have accelerated the need for many more businesses, especially small businesses to adopt technology and get online to minimise the disruption and recover,” says Shalini Girish, Director-India, Google Customer Solutions.  Read More