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Topic: India

India not likely to cave to Apple's taxation, import law change demands for manufacturing expansion

12/11/2017, 09:12 am

Apple and India are once again at loggerheads about expanding iPhone manufacture in the company, and the country's taxation authority is not likely to concede to demands for more slack in local part sourcing requirements, a lighter tax burden on imported components, or the call for governmental assistance with capital investment.

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India's Commerce and Industry Minister signals support for Apple's manufacturing expansion

11/27/2017, 10:11 am

Efforts to increase manufacturing of Apple products in India have received support from the country's Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu, with the official claiming the Centre will support the company in setting up new lines, and is apparently awaiting a formal proposal.

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Apple's 'iPhone SE 2' rumored to ship in first half of 2018, made in India

11/22/2017, 10:11 am

Apple is reportedly planning to ship a second-generation iPhone SE in the first of half of next year, assembled by Wistron at facilities in Bangalore, India.

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Apple says it will help make limited anti-spam iPhone app for Indian government

11/15/2017, 09:11 am

Apple has reportedly bowed to pressure from the Indian government and will help it build an iPhone version of its "Do Not Disturb" anti-spam app, albeit with more limited capabilities than the Android version.

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Wistron looking to add new Apple-centric factory after iPhone SE successes in India

11/07/2017, 08:11 am

Apple's iPhone SE supplier in India, Wistron, has reportedly identified a few areas where it could build a new plant to continue building the company's products locally.

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Apple introduces international iPhone warranty for Indian customers alongside iPhone 8 & X

10/27/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has reportedly introduced an international warranty for iPhone buyers living in India, letting them get an iPhone outside the country and still receive support at home.

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Apple's Eddy Cue says Apple Pay coming to India, no firm date set

10/16/2017, 11:10 am

Apple Pay is in development for India, senior Apple executive Eddy Cue revealed in an interview published on Monday -- though there's no indication of when it will go live.

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Apple opens two Indian 'Mac Labs' teaching music production with Logic Pro X

10/11/2017, 10:10 am

Apple's head of internet software and services, Eddy Cue, appeared in Mumbai, India today to announce the launch of two "Mac Labs" for KM Music Conservatories, an institution founded by musician A.R. Rahman.

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India may grant Apple retail presence, tax breaks in exchange for building iPhones locally

10/05/2017, 08:10 am

Apple has asked the Indian government for a number of exemptions following the start of production of iPhones within the country, and officials signaled on Thursday that they are weighing the requests.

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Spat between Apple & India over 'Do Not Disturb' app could lead to new data rules

09/06/2017, 12:09 pm

The impasse between Apple and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India over the country's "Do Not Disturb" app could be swung by future rules that would force Apple to allow it, a report suggested on Wednesday.

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Head of Indian telecoms regulator says Apple dragging its heels on government 'do not disturb' app

08/08/2017, 11:08 am

Apple is being "anti-consumer" and engaging in "data colonization" by so far refusing to approve an official government "do not disturb" app for the iPhone, according to the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

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Apple could buy into Bollywood video content with Eros Group deal

08/07/2017, 09:08 am

Apple is reportedly among several companies in talks to buy up the complete film and music library of Eros Group, an Indian movie production studio with a number of famous Bollywood hits.

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Apple said to be targeting March quarter 2018 launch for second-gen iPhone SE

08/04/2017, 12:08 pm

Apple assembly partner Wistron is allegedly preparing to expand its production in India, setting the stage for a second-generation iPhone SE shipping in the first quarter of 2018.

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Apple tells India to extend tax breaks to suppliers if it wants iPhone manufacturing hub

08/01/2017, 10:08 am

Apple is asking the Indian government to extend tax breaks to suppliers if it wants them in the country alongside iPhone assembly, according to a report.

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Conflicting iPhone SE rumors about impending refresh, doom of line both probably wrong

07/19/2017, 08:07 am

A pair of rumors in the last few days have totally conflicting reports on the future of the iPhone SE, and in all likelihood, neither of them are correct. AppleInsider explains why.

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Bangalore iPhone App Accelerator facility gives attendees a two-year lead on competition

07/14/2017, 09:07 am

Developers from Apple's Bangalore, India App Accelerator claim that the center gives them a leg up on competitors, with the mentoring help them adopt Apple's frameworks much quicker than they would have otherwise.

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Apple reduces cost of iPhones, iPads in India following sales tax reforms

07/04/2017, 11:07 am

Apple cut the price its products in India this week, discounting its iPhones by up to 7.5 percent alongside reduced-cost iPads and Mac systems, with the pricing adjustment coinciding with the introduction of major sales-related tax reforms in the country.

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Apple's Tim Cook says Indian operations to use all-green energy within 6 months

06/27/2017, 10:06 am

More details have emerged from Sunday's encounter between Apple CEO Tim Cook and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during which Cook reportedly revealed he expects Apple's Indian operations to run entirely off renewable energy by the end of 2017.

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Apple's first 'Assembled in India' iPhone SE models go on sale in limited run

06/26/2017, 09:06 am

The first iPhone SE models built in India -- by Apple partner Wistron -- are now on sale in various cities around the country such as Bengaluru, according to local reports.

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Apple's Tim Cook, other CEOs meet with India's Prime Minister in Washington

06/25/2017, 06:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook was reportedly one of 21 U.S. corporate leaders who attended a roundtable with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington, D.C. on Sunday.

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