+ Apple Assembles First iPhones in India
– A scoop with my colleagues that was followed by many other news outlets. Taiwanese manufacturer Wistron has completed a trial run of the SE – Apple’s least expensive iPhone – at a plant in Bangalore. The first-ever “assembled in India” devices could hit stores soon.
A contentious back-and-forth between SoftBank Group Corp. and attorneys who say they represent anonymous, disgruntled shareholders is riling the Japanese telecommunications titan.
The difficulties for SoftBank come as it is poised to begin investing $100 billion in technology startups around the world, and they have drawn concern from a Saudi Arabian investment vehicle that is set to commit $45 billion to the SoftBank technology fund.
The allegations from the attorneys have lingered over the past year about the conduct of top SoftBank executives, especially in India…
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