iWorld

Apple iPhone XS Max and Audi RS5 Win Big at News18.Com Tech And Auto Awards 2018

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/18/news18.jpg?itok=dszSU8WB

National, December 17, 2018: News18.com, one of India’s top breaking news websites, today held the second edition of India’s only Tech and Auto Awards amidst the presence of industry veterans. The awards ceremony celebrated and honoured Technology and Automotive products and innovations that have set the bar high in the respective sectors. Apple iPhone XS Max was adjudged the Smartphone of the Year whereas Audi RS5 was announced as the Design of the Year. The event was attended by dignitaries like Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Manoj Sinha, Minister of Communications who also presented few awards to the winners in different categories.

Commenting on the occasion, Manish Maheshwari, CEO, Network18 Digital said, “Over the years technology has redefined mobility and changed our lives and at News18.com, we see technology and automobile as an extension of each other. After the spectacular success of the first edition of the awards last year, we are back with the second edition where we aim to grow bigger and better as we celebrate the best of technology and automobile innovations in 2018. We would like to thank all our partners and brands who were associated with us in this journey.” 

Honorable Minister Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India said, “Automobile industry is very important for the country as this is the industry which is going to create a lot of employment potential. At the same time, our export for automobile spare parts and car is going to increase. As far as transport ministry is concerned, we are very much committed for the policy that is import substitute, cost effective, pollution free and indigenous. We are giving priority for the development of bio fuels, electric, ethanol, methanol, biodiesel, bio CNG and we have a lot of successful experiments.”  

Selected by a Jury that included veterans from the auto and tech industry, the awards night witnessed brands like Maruti, Honda, Ford, Volvo, Hyundai, Audi, Mercedes and others go head-to-head for coveted awards like Hatchback of the Year, Sedan of the Year and more. While Tech brands like Apple, OnePlus, Samsung, Google Pixel, Xiaomi, Oppo and others were seen fighting it out for awards in the Smartphone of the Year, Design of the Year and other categories.

The keynote speaker for the awards Mamatha Chamarthi, Chief Digital Officer, ZF Friedrichshafen AG spoke at length about digital taking the driver’s seat and digitization’s disruptive impact on automotive industry.

Talking about the awards, Subhajit Sengupta, Editor – Technology, Auto and special projects, News18.com said, “Tech and auto are the two verticals which are being followed as well as loved by the masses. With this award, our aim was to reach out to those who believe in taking informed decisions before opting for any kind of technology. This is the second edition of the award and we, with utmost dedication, brought forward the top technologies in both the categories keeping in mind our consumers.”

The Tech & Auto Awards 2018 brought the best of Technology and Automobile industry on the same platform and were trending on #TechAndAutoAwards18.

Winners of Tech & Auto Awards 2018:

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/22/ashish.jpg?itok=uObv9k_Z
RBNL’s chief financial officer Asheesh Chatterjee takes on the additional role of the company’s chief business officer

Reliance Broadcast Network Limited (RBNL) announces the appointment of Asheesh Chatterjee in the role of ‘Chief Business Officer,’ in addition to his current responsibility of serving as ‘Chief Financial Officer’ of the company.

iWorld e-commerce
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/22/yuptv.jpg?itok=4W3W0xF9
IPL 2019: YuppTV bags digital broadcast rights for Australia, continental Europe, south east Asia

YuppTV, the world’s leading OTT platform for South-Asian content, has acquired the digital broadcasting rights for Vivo IPL 2019 outside of India.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/22/airtel.jpg?itok=qHbhnE_q
Airtel led broadband subscriber growth in Jan-19

The Sunil Mittal-promoted Bharti Airtel Ltd (Airtel) led broadband subscriber growth, both wired as well as wired internet, for the month ended 31 January 2019 (1 January 2019 to 31 January 2019, Jan-19) according to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) data for the period. In Jan-19.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/22/logo.jpg?itok=gVOhNao_
T-Series beats PewDiePie to become world's top YouTube channel

After a heavy battle of several months, music label and production house T-Series has finally overtaken PewDiePie to become the top YouTube channel. T-Series now has 90.52 million subscribers, a little above the Swedish YouTuber’s 90.49 million.

iWorld Social Media
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/22/netflix.jpg?itok=t8BK2GyO
Netflix testing Rs 250 mobile-only subscription in India

Giant video-streaming service Netflix is believed to be experimenting with a mobile-only subscription for a select group of users in India. Rs 250 per month is what the streamer is hoping to charge for its mobile-only plan, half of its Rs 500 entry-level subscription price in the country.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/20/zee5.jpg?itok=i2Zre2d7
ZEE Tamil, ‘Yaman’, ‘Vadacurry’ and more…the Best of Tamil content now available EXCLUSIVELY on ZEE5 in malaysia!

Recently launched streaming platform ZEE5 today officially announced that, starting 1st April 2019, ZEE’s much-loved channel ZEE Tamil will stream EXCLUSIVELY on the platform for audiences across Malaysia.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/20/simba.jpg?itok=Pvsz4RU7
ZEE5 set to premiere Simmba - the biggest blockbuster of the year

In another summer surprise for its viewers, ZEE5announces world digital premiere of SIMMBA - the biggest entertainer of the year.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/20/Reed-Hastings.jpg?itok=Pml9GW4a
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on competition and content creation in India

With Amazon flexing its muscle and soon to be Disney-owned Hotstar in the fray, the Indian OTT market is super competitive and exciting, feels Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. "There is also lots happening on Amazon, and on Hotstar, which is now going to be owned by Disney... It's a super competitive,...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/20/gautam.jpg?itok=6EkGRIcB
MX Player’s Gautam Talwar on content plans and digital measurement currency

The latest OTT entrant Times Internet-owned MX Player recently entered the space with five original series on the back of an ad-supported business model. To keep consumers engaged, it aims to launch five to six shows each quarter. While the platform is already working closely with advertisers, it...

iWorld Over The Top Services

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories