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Report: Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley launches smartphone company in India

2014-03-21  |  Comebuy News

The former Apple CEO John Sculley launch a series of Smartphone in India prepared genius report according to the boy, where the Smartphone business is growing just explosive. The devices could be commercially available therefore already next month.

Steve Jobs (left) and John Sculley (image: ZDNet.com)

The brand name is still not known according to the report. The project should Ajay Sharma of the current head of Smartphone the Indian manufacturer of Micromax guide but as Managing Director. Sharma had previously responsible for India business from HTC.

Sculley is known above all as a result, that he fired Apple founder of Steve jobs in 1985. According to BGR, he financed the new Indian company in inflection point, it belongs to its founders and its even stated goal is to create an IT supply chain for emerging markets.

According to Strategy Analytics, India is passed in Japan last year and ascended to the world's third largest smartphone market. Indian companies such as Micromax are currently an annual growth rate between 200 and 500 percent, while about Apple there is in trouble.

Sculley had already agreed October as a BlackBerry fan last. He believes the company being underestimated, he said in an interview. Only a strategic plan lacks BlackBerry. Observers suspected affiliated Sculley plan even for BlackBerry to offer - the then but a billion dollars by Fairfax Financial Holdings received and entrusted to his strategy of John Chen.

[with material by Joan E. Solsman, News.com]

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