BlackBerry's India managing director Narendra Nayak has quit the company, two years after joining. Nayak was responsible for driving BlackBerry's software and services business through all channels in India, direct enterprise customers, network operators, distribution partners and BlackBerry's growing ecosystem of indirect channels in India
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Google has been fined 1.36bn rupees (£15.2m; $21.2m) by India's Competition Commission of India (CCI) for abusing its dominance in the country. Based on findings of contraventions against Google, CCI imposed the penalty after taking into account its revenue from its India operations only.
Tata Elxsi and BlackBerry today announced they are partnering to help companies design and develop secure, mission-critical solutions for industries such as automotive, industrial, medical and network communication using QNX.
BlackBerry announced today that it has added six new partners in India. All six partners have been awarded Gold-level status and are well equipped to successfully design, architect, implement and support BlackBerry solutions in India.
As we reported last week, the BlackBerry KEYone limited edition black is now available in India, exclusively from Amazon. The smartphone from Optiemus is a black edition of the KEYone launched worldwide and comes with additional specs.
Last Thursday we reported how Optiemus are holding an event to launch the Black Edition of the BlackBerry KEYone in India. This is the enhanced version of the BlackBerry KEYone with 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM and a new all-black colour.
Optiemus Infracom, the company in India that licenses BlackBerry software and develops BlackBerry-branded handsets has started sending out media invites for an event on August 1, with the tag line, “Do More Different.”
TCL officially unveiled the BlackBerry KEYone at MWC 2017 last week and an India-based retailer has now listed the handset online. Mobile portal Onlymobile.com has listed the Blackberry KEYone with an expected price tag of Rs 39,999.
On Friday we reported how Optiemus Infracom had reportedly signed a brand licensing agreement with BlackBerry to make and sell handsets for BlackBerry in India. BlackBerry today officially announced the agreement .
Back in November last year, we reported how Optiemus Infracom were to distribute and promote BlackBerry handsets to the Indian market.
BlackBerry is bringing Athoc, its secure networked crisis communication platform, to India, seeing potential for it in the background of events like Chennai Cyclone that hurt connectivity in the city.
Microsoft, has unveiled its Microsoft Dynamics 365 suite and Microsoft AppSource in India. These services will be delivered to customers as Software-as-a-Service (Saas) from its datacenters in India.
Optiemus Infracom, a mobile distributor in India, has announced that it has become the official partner of BlackBerry for distribution of its handsets in the domestic market.
BlackBerry has sent out invites for a press event on November 7, in New Delhi India, where the company will make a 'strategic business announcement.'
BlackBerry has partnered with HCL Infosystems, a leading VAR with coverage across 15,000 towns in 664 districts in India, which will further expand the company's software vendor and solution portfolio.
Microsoft announced today the opening of its Cyber Security Engagement Center (CSEC) in Gurgaon, India. The CSEC aims to drive public-private partnerships to fight cybercrime
Apple today announced the opening of a new office in Hyderabad that will focus on development of Maps for Apple products, including iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch.