Silver Lake, Co-Investors to Put Extra Rs. 4,547 Crores in Jio Platforms

Reliance Industries late on Friday said US private equity fund Silver Lake and its co-investors will invest an additional Rs. 4,546.80 crores in the company’s digital unit Jio Platforms. The investment comes on top of the Rs. 5,656 crores Silver Lake committed to Jio Platforms earlier this month.

Silver Lake’s new investment gives Jio Platforms — which houses Reliance’s telecoms arm Jio Infocomm and its music and video streaming apps — an enterprise value of Rs. 5.16 lakh crores, Reliance said in a regulatory filing, and takes Silver Lake’s stake to 2.08 percent from just over 1 percent.

Reliance has

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Oppo A11k, Oppo A12, Oppo A52 to Launch in India Next Week: Report

Oppo is planning to launch three new smartphones, Oppo A12, Oppo A11k, and Oppo A52, in India “as early as next week,” a report has indicated. While Oppo A12 and Oppo A52 were first launched in April this year, the Oppo A11k appears to be a new phone. All the three smartphones are said to be priced under Rs. 20,000 and with their launch, Oppo will be much better positioned in the budget smartphone segment in India. Oppo is yet to announce the launch of the three new smartphones.

The development was reported by 91Mobiles in collaboration with tipster Ishan

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Nokia Smart TV 43-inch Model With 4K Screen, JBL Audio, Built-In Chromecast Launched in India

Nokia Smart TV 43-inch model has launched in India. The 43-inch model sits alongside the 55-inch model that was launched in December 2019. The new TV was being teased on the Nokia website since March, but the coronavirus lockdown caused the delay in launch. The new Nokia Smart TV 43-inch is made by Flipkart as part of a licensing agreement. Key features of the new 43-inch model include JBL Audio and Dolby Vision support. The Nokia Smart TV 43-inch variant comes with built-in Chromecast.

Nokia Smart TV 43-inch price in India, sale, launch offers

The Nokia Smart TV 43-inch is

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Google and Walmart’s PhonePe establish dominance in India’s mobile payments market as WhatsApp Pay struggles to launch – TechCrunch

In India, it’s Google and Walmart-owned PhonePe that are racing neck-and-neck to be the top player in the mobile payments market, while Facebook remains mired in a regulatory maze for WhatsApp Pay’s rollout.

In May, more than 75 million users transacted on Google Pay app, ahead of PhonePe’s 60 million users, people familiar with the companies’ figures told TechCrunch. More than 10 million users transact on SoftBank -backed Paytm’s app everyday, according to internal data seen by TechCrunch.

Google still lags Paytm’s reach with merchants, but the Android -maker has maintained its overall lead in recent months despite every player

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Remove China Apps Removed From Google Play for Violating Its Deceptive Behaviour Policy

Remove China Apps has been pulled from Google Play. According to Google’s Deceptive Behaviour rules, an app cannot encourage users to remove third party apps, and do it was suspended, as the app was designed to help users uninstall Chinese apps from their Android smartphones. It was published on Google Play on May 17, and came into the limelight last week. The Remove China Apps even emerged as the top trending app on Google Play and crossed over 50 lakh downloads.

The app notably came to its existence at a time when anti-China sentiment is at peak in the country,

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Google pulls ‘Remove China Apps’ from Play Store – TechCrunch

Remove China Apps, an app that gained popularity in India in recent weeks and did exactly what its name suggests, has been pulled from the Play Store.

The top trending app in India, which was downloaded more than 5 million times since late May and enabled users to detect and easily delete apps developed by Chinese firms, was pulled from Android’s marquee app store for violating Google Play Store’s Deceptive Behaviour Policy, TechCrunch has learned.

Under this policy an app on Google Play Store cannot make changes to a user’s device settings, or features outside of the app without

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