Tag Archives: Talks

Martin McDonagh Plays Pool and Talks Movies

artin McDonagh, the filmmaker and playwright, sank into a ratty couch at Fat Cat, the game-filled dive bar on Christopher Street. It was late afternoon, with scattered customers playing Foosball and Ping-Pong. McDonagh, who is forty-seven, silver-haired, and less foulmouthed than his scripts, was a regular at Fat Cat in the late nineties, when his play “The Beauty Queen of ... Read More »

Elon Musk in Talks to Bring Electric Cars to India

TESLA ENTERS THE INDIAN MARKET Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he’s in talks with India’s government to sell electric cars in the country, which is currently the fourth-largest auto market in the world. Musk said on Twitter Thursday that he is currently negotiating a relief on import penalties until Tesla can build a local factory. This isn’t the first time ... Read More »

Tesla In Talks With Government Of India To Exempt Import Duty For Its Cars

HIGHLIGHTS Tesla has plans to build a local factory in India Import duties in India will affect the prices of Tesla cars Tesla plans to launch the Model 3 in India We’ve always kept you updated about Tesla coming to India. We’ll be more than happy to see the car maker here but there are some obstacles that it is ... Read More »

Apple’s Phil Schiller Talks About iPhone, Says Competition Pushes Company to Do Better

On Monday, Apple celebrated 10 years since the launch of the original iPhone, and huge expectations have been set for the anniversary model – the iPhone 8. On this occasion, the company’s Senior Vice President of World Wide Marketing, Phil Schiller, gave an interview to Backchannel where he remembered the glorious days. Here, we take a look at some interesting ... Read More »

LeEco in Talks on $1.4 Billion Support, Starts Electric Car Plant

Cash-strapped Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco is in talks on securing a CNY 10 billion ($1.4 billion) deal with an unnamed strategic investor, its listed unit said. Leshi Internet Information and Technology said in a filing to the stock exchange late Wednesday that its parent company had signed a framework agreement with the investor and the two sides were still discussing ... Read More »

LeEco Confirms Layoffs in India and Other Regions; Talks About Revamped Strategy

LeEco on Wednesday said it has revised its business strategy for the coming year, based on the “overall volatility and uncertainty that is forecast for the global economy.” Recently, the company admitted expanding too fast too soon, and has since been scrutinising plans. This overhaul will imply several changes across the markets in which it operates, including India, where the ... Read More »

Apple in Talks With India to Manufacture Locally: Report

Apple Inc is in talks with India’s government to explore making products locally, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, as the US firm aims to make deeper inroads in the world’s second-largest mobile phone market by users. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to boost technology manufacturing in the country through his ‘Make in India’ initiative. His government in ... Read More »

Apple Said to Hold Talks With Government About Retail Stores in India

Apple Inc officials on Tuesday met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally. According to sources, the meeting chaired by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek lasted for almost an hour with senior officials from Apple discussing details of the new Foreign Direct Investment ... Read More »

Samsung Reportedly in Talks With LG Chem for New Smartphone Batteries

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is in talks with LG Chem Ltd to supply batteries for its new smartphones, the Nikkei newspaper reported, citing sources. Samsung, the world’s biggest smartphone maker, scrapped production of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 and said it would take a hit to its operating profit of about $3 billion over the next two quarters as a ... Read More »

Apple Said to Be in Talks With Sharp to Supply Oled Screens for New iPhones

Apple is in negotiations with Sharp to secure organic LED displays for the iPhone maker’s next-generation of devices, a person familiar with the matter said. Any Oled supply agreement would depend on the Osaka-based company’s output capacity, said the person, who asked not to be identified because talks aren’t public. The discussions stem from Apple’s desire to increase the number ... Read More »