Japan and Netherlands are joining the US in chip restrictions on China

Japan and the Netherlands will join the United States in imposing chip bans on China, Bloomberg reports. The goal is to “undercut Beijing’s ambition to build its own domestic chip capabilities”, according to the outlet’s sources. The Dutch company ASML Holding HV will be prevented from transferring deep ultraviolet lithography machines used for chip manufacturing, … Read more

India unveils a “homegrown” mobile OS to take on Android’s stranglehold in the country

Last week an Indian government official said, “India is one of the largest mobile device markets in the globe. Our objective is to create a secure Indian mobile operating system that could also create choices and competition for Android’s dominance in the Indian market.” This took place as India’s Supreme Court refused to give in … Read more

Poco India officially confirms cricketer Hardik Pandya as brand ambassador, X5 Pro’s India launch date surfaces

Popular Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya was spotted using an unreleased Poco X series smartphone last week, and it was unclear whether it was just a product placement or Pandya would be seen in Poco’s future X series ad campaigns. Well, we now know it is the latter since Poco’s Indian branch today announced the all-around … Read more