10/25/2016, 07:10 pm
Once Apple's largest growth market, revenues from Greater China slid 30 percent during the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016, prompting the company to turn at least part of its focus toward prospects in India.
09/23/2016, 11:09 am
Apple has entered a direct partnership with Indian's biggest e-commerce storefront, Flipkart, in advance of the local iPhone 7 launch on Oct. 7, a report said on Friday.
09/13/2016, 10:09 pm
India's government recently invited Apple, Google, Microsoft and Samsung to discuss embedding government-funded biometric technology into products sold within the country as part of an effort to register and authenticate its citizens. Apple did not attend.
09/06/2016, 09:09 pm
As Apple looks to break into India's burgeoning smartphone market, a report on Tuesday claims the company is in talks with Foxconn to potentially manufacture iPhone in the region.
08/22/2016, 11:08 am
Despite Apple attempts to push deeper into the Indian smartphone market, the iPhone is still largely failing to gain traction, according to a recent research study.
08/10/2016, 11:08 am
India's finance minister has reportedly ratified a proposal that would allow single-brand retailers like Apple to be exempt for local sourcing rules for three years if they provide "cutting-edge" technology.
08/05/2016, 10:08 am
Apple may consider India one of its important markets for the future, but its sales performance in the country in 2016 has fallen 35 percent year over year, causing a significant loss in overall marketshare, new estimates show.
07/27/2016, 01:07 pm
Apple's 40.4 million iPhones shipped during the June quarter -- a 15 percent decline year-over-year -- were still enough to keep it in second place in the worldwide smartphone market, which reversed recent trends and grew "modestly," according to research firm Canalys.
07/25/2016, 10:07 am
Apple has signed a lease for over 40,000 square feet of office space for its planned Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru, India, a report said on Monday.
07/20/2016, 12:07 pm
Finally clearing out legal obstacles, the cabinet of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to approve an exemption enabling Apple's first retail stores in the country, a report said on Wednesday.
06/20/2016, 10:06 am
The Indian government on Monday announced loosened policies towards local sourcing by foreign retailers, likely setting the stage for Apple launching its first stores in the country.
06/13/2016, 11:06 am
The Indian government is aiming to get a firm commitment from Apple on local manufacturing before authorizing the launch of any Apple Stores in the country, a report said on Monday.
06/06/2016, 09:06 am
An idea allegedly being floated by the Indian government could make proposed Apple Stores exempt from local sourcing regulations, but only for two to three years, according to a new report
06/02/2016, 09:06 am
Apple will be making Bollywood film star Shah Rukh Khan a brand ambassador for India, intensifying the company's profile in the country, according to a Thursday report.
05/30/2016, 09:05 pm
Despite rejection by the country's finance minister, Apple still has a chance at opening stores in India in the near future, another high-level government official indicated on Monday.
05/30/2016, 08:05 am
Despite a recent trip by Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook to meet with local officials, the Indian government on Monday announced that it will not allow the company to sell refurbished iPhones in its country.
05/26/2016, 09:05 pm
Investment firm Piper Jaffray estimates India could contribute some 62 million iOS device users to Apple's user base if the company successfully ramps its presence up to China levels, but a comparatively low-income population and strict government policies presage a rough path ahead.
05/25/2016, 09:05 am
India's finance minister has reportedly ratified a ruling that Apple must follow local sourcing rules, potentially halting the company's near-term attemps to launch its first stores in the country.
05/24/2016, 10:05 am
Apple may not have secured permission to open its first stores in India after all, though the company has not been shut out of the process, a report said on Tuesday.
05/21/2016, 03:05 pm
As anticipated, Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, talking about issues such as retail stores, manufacturing, and app development, according to reports.