Logitech appoints Anand Lakshmanan as India Head
According to the company, Lakshmanan, who has been a part of Logitech for over two years, will now take the role of overseeing Logitech's complete portfolio in the Indian market, encompassing B2C and B2B, businesses.Previously, he served as the head of B2B for Logitech India and South West Asia. I am honoured to
Wireless audio solution provider 'Audio Pro' enters Indian market
To strengthen its presence in the country, the company has further signed a strategic distribution partnership agreement with Alphatec, a Mumbai-based distribution house for audio and video equipment across India as its distribution partner. "The purpose of our products is to evoke strong sensations and touch listeners' soul. Our intend is that a sound should be felt, heard, and stimulate all the senses and Alphatec
Over 1.8 cr Indian citizens' personal records exposed in 10 data broker breaches
A data broker is a business that aggregates information from a variety of sources, processes it to enrich, cleanse or analyse it and licenses it to other organisations. According to Incogni, a leading data removal service by VPN service provider Surfshark, India is among the top five countries most affected by the most significant data broker breaches, led by the US.
Indians still want to touch & feel smartphones before buying: Report
The top three drivers for satisfaction on overall smartphone sales support are satisfaction on trade/sell out schemes, transparency in process and timely payout, according to the report by CyberMedia Research (CMR). "In the new normal, both online and offline retail continue to be equally important touch points for consumers. Consumers seek to research online, buy offline, or vice-versa," said Prabhu Ram, Head- Industry Intelligence Group, CMR. Offline will continue toA be the cornerstone for mobile business in India in 2023 and beyond, he added.
Mobile, Internet usage to drive India's digital ad spend to $21 bn by 2028
Notedly, growth in user-generated content (UGC) will empower individual creators and influencers to build their digital identity, which brands can leverage for digital ads.
India, UK perform virtual drill to counter ransomware attack for 26 nations
The exercise was part of the International Counter Ransomware Initiative (CRI)-Resilience Working Group which is being led by India under the leadership of National Cyber Security Coordinator (NCSC). This exercise has been designed to support the mission of the CRI, and aims to allow participating CRI members to test their capability to respond to a major ransomware incident; demonstrates the benefit of sharing information and collaborating during a major incident; and provide opportunities for the CRI nations to share their approaches to countering ransomware.
Meta shuts Pak hackers targeting Indian officials via honey trapping, malware
Apart from India, the group of hackers in Pakistan -- known in the security industry as APT36 -- targeted people in Afghanistan, Pakistan, the UAE and Saudi Arabia, according to Meta's quarterly 'Adversarial Threat Report'. "Our investigation connected this activity to state-linked actors in Pakistan," Meta said.
5G smartphone shipments grew 163% in India, Samsung leads
"With the completion of 5G auctions, and anticipated roll-out of 5G services in India shortly, there will be further momentum in 5G smartphone shipments," said Menka Kumari, analyst- Industry Intelligence Group, CMR. 5G smartphone shipments in Rs 7,000-Rs 24,999) grew more than 160 per cent YoY, whereas overall smartphone shipments in this segment grew 12 per cent.
OnePlus 10T 5G unveiled in India at starting price of Rs 49,999
"The OnePlus 10T 5G takes our signature fast and smooth performance to the next level at an extremely competitive price point and OxygenOS 13 advances our operating system with a burdenless design and expanded features requested by our users --a-like an improved selection of always-on displays," Pete Lau, Founder of OnePlus, said in a statement.
WhatsApp banned over 22 lakh bad accounts in India in June
WhatsApp had banned over 19 lakh bad accounts in the country in May. The messaging platform also received 632 grievance reports in June within the country, and the accounts "actioned" were 64. In May, WhatsApp received 528 grievance reports and the accounts "actioned" were 24.