Will India Be Apple’s Savior?

As Apple Inc. reported its first quarterly revenue drop in 13 years, primarily due to a decline in sales of the iPhone, there was one bright spot for the company–India, where sales were up 56%. But with less than a 2% share of India’s smartphone market, Apple still has a long way to go in […]

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Samsung records better-than-expected Q1 growth thanks to Galaxy S7/S7 edge

Samsung has announced its Q1 2016 financial results, revealing a 5.7% increase in overall revenue and 12% increase in operating profit. The figures stood at KRW 49.78 trillion ($43.46 billion) and KRW 6.68 trillion ($5.83 billion), respectively, ahead of the KRW 49 trillion ($43.3 billion) revenue and KRW 6.6 trillion ($5.7 billion) operating profit the […]

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Japan Looks Set to Dominate ‘Newspace’ in Asia; India, China in Play

There is a lot of excitement about the concept of “newspace,” loosely meaning cutting-edge frontiers in commercial space development. Newer, smaller, and potentially transformative businesses from Blue Origin to Terra Bella are today bringing forth what can best be described as a revolution in space affairs (RSA). The Space Angels Network, which helps to discover, […]

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LeEco’s ‘Smart Car’ Wants Your Eyes Off The Road And On Its Videos

Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting gained a lot of attention last week when he launched LeSEE, a concept electric car with autonomous driving functions that is also showing at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition this week. Jia, founder of a Netflix-like video site Letv (now called LeEco), is talking about making a vehicle that would eventually surpass […]

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