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India replaces tough China as next big frontier for US tech companies

Visiting Prime Minister Modi wants Silicon Valley to help India become an Internet powerhouse

Mr Modi taking questions at a town hall event moderated by Mr Zuckerberg at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Mr Modi acknowledged that tech companies like Facebook were not connecting people out of pure altruism, but he told Mr Zuckerberg, "I hope this will not just be something to enhance your company's bank balance".


US technology companies desperately want to win over people like Rakesh Padachuri and his family.

Mr Padachuri, who runs a construction business in this city, the centre of India's technology industry, uses his smartphone to reserve movie seats through BookMyShow and to...

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