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Apple's Tim Cook talks retail, manufacturing, encryption & more with Indian PM Modi

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.

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Apple working to bring entire product line to India, Tim Cook says

05/20/2016, 10:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued a tour of India on Friday, granting a one-on-one interview with a local television network that offered a bit more insight into the company's ambitions for the developing market.

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Apple's Cook dismisses Indian phone market concerns, says company 'focused on best, not most'

05/20/2016, 01:05 pm

The iPhone may have a small marketshare in India, but the company isn't worried about that and is instead holding out for the long-term, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an interview published on Friday.

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Apple's Tim Cook attends dinner party with Bollywood celebrities

05/19/2016, 11:05 am

In the middle of his ongoing trip to India, Apple CEO Tim Cook attended a dinner part on Wednesday night hosted by actor/producer Shah Rukh Khan, where several other Bollywood celebrities were also present.

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Apple opens Maps development center in Hyderabad, India

05/19/2016, 12:05 am

Hot on the heels of revealing plans for an iOS app design and development facility in Bengaluru, Apple on Thursday local time announced the opening of an office in Hyderabad tasked with accelerating development of Maps products for iOS, Mac and Apple Watch.

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Tim Cook, other Apple execs to talk iPhone partnerships during India trip

05/18/2016, 11:05 am

While in India this week, CEO Tim Cook and a team of fellow Apple executives will reportedly be meeting with the leaders of local telecoms firms, looking to bolster iPhone numbers with partnerships on sales and distribution.

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Apple to open iOS app design and development accelerator in India in 2017

05/18/2016, 12:05 am

As expected, Apple late Tuesday announced plans to open a Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru, India, where developers will learn a variety of skills for coding on Apple's software platforms.

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Apple to expand Indian development center, announce accelerator program for startups

05/17/2016, 10:05 am

Coinciding with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook's first-ever visit to India, the iPhone maker will reportedly make a pair of key announcements for the emerging market, related to software development and local start-up companies.

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First three Indian Apple Stores rumored to launch by end of 2017

05/16/2016, 04:05 pm

Apple is working to introduce its first three retail stores in India within the next 18 months, setting up shop in Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai, a report said on Monday.

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Apple's Tim Cook to meet with Indian PM Narendra Modi this week

05/16/2016, 01:05 pm

After this week's short stop in China, Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly due to visit India later in the week, the highlight being a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Foxconn nears deal to build iPhone manufacturing plant in India, report says

05/09/2016, 08:05 pm

Apple supplier Foxconn is reportedly close to inking a deal with the Indian government to green-light plans to set up a manufacturing plant exclusively for Apple products.

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iPhone sales surge 56% in India as Apple eats into Samsung's high-end share

05/06/2016, 04:05 pm

With iPhone sales in India up 56 percent year over year, Apple is showing significant progress in the rapidly developing nation, where Chief Executive Tim Cook hopes to find continued success going forward, thanks to the country's massive young population.

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Indian government turns down Apple request to import used iPhones for sale, report says

05/03/2016, 09:05 am

The Indian government has reportedly denied Apple's application to import and sell refurbished iPhones, in a step that may hinder the company's ability to gain traction in the cost-sensitive local smartphone market.

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Indian government approves Apple bid to open stores free of 30% sourcing policy

04/28/2016, 01:04 am

An Indian government committee this week recommended Apple be exempted from local sourcing regulations that previously kept the company from opening its own brick-and-mortar retail outlets in the country.

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iPhones sold in India will require panic button starting in 2017

04/26/2016, 09:04 am

As of January 1, 2017, all phones in India -- including iPhones -- will have to have some form of panic button to improve the security of women in the country, according to a new government order.

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India to waive regulatory hurdle blocking Apple retail launch, report says

04/22/2016, 06:04 pm

Apple fans in India might soon be able to purchase their new iPhone directly from an official Apple Store, as local government officials are reportedly prepared to waive a longstanding regulatory hurdle that prohibited the company from operating its own brick-and-mortar retail shops.

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Apple rolls out 24-month corporate iPhone & iPad lease plans in India [u]

04/13/2016, 02:04 am

In an apparent bid to boost sales in India and gain a foothold in the developing market, Apple on Tuesday began offering corporate customers in the region attractive two-year lease plans for iPhone and iPad starting at 999 rupees (about $15) per month [updated].

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Indian court orders Apple to stop using 'Split View' name in trademark case

04/08/2016, 10:04 am

Delhi's High Court has ordered Apple to no longer use the term "Split View" in any of its products, following a trademark complaint by a software firm local to the city.

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Apple won't sacrifice profit margins to make iPhone SE affordable in India

04/06/2016, 11:04 am

When it launches in India on April 8, the iPhone SE will still command a 36 percent price premium there versus the U.S. -- likely keeping the device out of reach of most Indians, a report noted on Wednesday.

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Indian smartphone sellers fear iPhone 'snob value' as Apple plans to sell used handsets

04/04/2016, 09:04 am

Apple's application to sell used iPhones in India is reportedly being fought by executives with leading vendors and manufacturers, who are worried that it could jeopardize local industry by opening the door to used imports as a whole.

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