News Roundup: Samsung eyeing 60% share in Indian smartphone market

“Samsung’s smartphone market share in India was 45 per cent at the end of the first quarter of this year. We are looking at capturing 60 per cent of the market this year” Country Head, Samsung Mobile and IT, Ranjit Yadav. In the first four months of the current year, the company has announced the launch of 10 new mobile handsets including its new dual-sim smartphones like Galaxy Y Duos and Galaxy Y Pro Duos, taking the basket to 19 in the price range of between Rs 7,830 and Rs 38,290.[source]

CCI orders probe into Google’s AdWords

Competition watchdog CCI has asked its investigation arm to probe the alleged discriminatory practices by global search engine Google relating to its AdWords. Earlier, BharatMatrimony had filed a complaint against Google alleging that the multinational company has abused its dominance by engaging in discriminatory and retaliatory practices relating to AdWords.

Provide solution to intercept VoIP within a month: Govt

A eries of meetings between security agencies, Department of Telecom, National Technical Research Organisation and service providers have failed to come up with any solution to block the unregistered VoIP, who operate from outside the boundaries of the country. The sources said Lashker-e-Taiba’s Kashmir commander codenamed “Furkan” has been frequently talking to its cadres in the Kashmir Valley using the VoIP technology. [source]

Adidas may shut 200 India stores in addition to the Reebok outlets

Adidas AG could shut down 200 Adidas stores in India over time, in addition to the Reebok outlets whose closure was announced last week, as it seeks to make local operations profitable. “The company has had enough of growth, it wants profits now,” [source]

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