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Instagram threatening Amazon with its e-trade plans

The current dominance in online commerce enjoyed by Amazon could be endangered if Instagram, with its one billion users worldwide, pushes ahead with its plans to enter that space, as its new chief, Adam Mosseri, has said he intends to do. In his first public interview on the company’s future strategy since taking over at

Amazon may bring surveillance services with delivery drones

Taking its ambition of executing drone-based deliveries a notch higher, Amazon is now planning to offer “surveillance as a service” coupled with its futuristic unmanned aerial product delivery idea.Overcoming another hurdle before achieving its target, the e-commerce giant recently won a patent to construct a drone that would be capable of performing surveillance and property

Amazon Alexa to talk to you in impeccable Hindi soon

India is a key growth market for Alexa’s global team at Amazon and witnessing the potential, the team is working on to introduce more regional language capabilities in the voice-based assistant that has stormed the living rooms in the country. Though the smart speaker is a relatively young product in India, voice assistants like Alexa

Amazon delivering over 10 million items in a day in US

E-commerce giant Amazon has officially announced that over 10 million products are already eligible to fall under its one-day delivery programme that it has rolled out for its Prime members in across 44 major metropolitan areas in the US.”As you may have heard, we are expanding one-day delivery with Amazon Prime.Today, Prime Free One Day

Reliance Retail set to disrupt Amazon, Walmart-Flip kart: Report

Reliance Retail set to disrupt Amazon, Walmart-Flip kart

Reliance Retail’s upcoming entry into the online retail sector is the biggest challenge for Amazon and Walmart-Flipkart as the Mukesh Ambani-led behemoth is well positioned to create massive disruption in the market, a new report has stressed. According to the global market research firm Forrester, the online retail sales in India will grow at a

Amazon to give financial aid to employees' start-ups

Amazon to give financial aid to employees’ start-ups

In an attempt to help its US-based employees quit their jobs and establish their own businesses, Amazon has announced to fund employees with up to $10,000 for their delivery start-ups along with three months of existing salaries. In June 2018, the company announced that it is encouraging its employees to apply to start their own

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Books in Punjab-IV: Patiala pegged on just one bookstore

Highlights: The city which has the honour of having the first state library in the state is gasping for readers THE ADVENT OF ONLINE PORTALS LIKE FLIPKART, AMAZON OFFERING HEAVY DISCOUNTS EVEN ON NEW ARRIVALS SOUNDED THE DEATH KNELL FOR BOOK STORES Bookstores in the city, which had the privilege of setting up the first

Amazon announces record sales for holiday season in 2018

Amazon announces record sales for holiday season in 2018. US-based online retail giant Amazon on Wednesday announced a record-breaking holiday season as tens of millions of people have signed up for its Prime membership either by making paid service or on a trial basis.”Prime membership continued to grow this holiday season… to benefit from FREE

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Amazon turns disgraceful towards towards Sikh holy place Golden Temple

A woman belonging to Sikh Community, Meera Gill raised this issue on the social media. She says beside many good products on #Amazon a couple of those products are being sold that are offensive, disrespectful or an ignorant attempt against #Sikhcommunity and at large against the #humanity. I won’t post the picture as it will

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos becomes world’s richest man

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world with a net wealth of USD 141.9 billion, the Forbes World’s Billionaires list showed on Monday. Bezos’ wealth has grown more than USD 5 billion since June 1 to beat Bill Gates, the principal founder of Microsoft Corporation, who is the

Find the hottest Amazon deals and coupons to save on Amazon

Amazon Promo Code & Discount offers : Amazon has, since its beginning, been a brand totally associated with e-commerce. It is considered to be the most trusted and most widely used e-commerce website in the world. Facts state that it comes in the list of world’s top three e-commerce websites. The variety of products that

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Apple to release HomePod speaker on February 9

HomePod speaker: Taking on Amazon and Google, Apple has announced that it will release the HomePod on February 9 and the pre-orders for the device will start from January 26 in the US, Britain and Australia. According to The Verge, the smart speaker — that will use Siri voice assistant — will then arrive in France

Amazon opens supermarket

Amazon opens supermarket with no checkouts

In a move that could revolutionise the way we buy groceries, Amazon opens its first supermarket without checkouts — human or self-service — to shoppers on Monday. Amazon Go, in Seattle in the US, has been tested by staff for the past year, BBC reported. It uses an array of ceiling-mounted cameras to identify each customer and

Google Pixel XL gets massive price cut

Google Pixel XL gets massive price cut

The price of the first-generation Pixel XL “quite black” colour variant was slashed by Rs 36,000 on e-commerce platform Amazon on Tuesday.Still tagged as one of the most bankable devices that offer pure Android experience, the smartphone that earlier cost Rs 76,000 is now available for Rs 39,999.  Meanwhile, the newer Pixel 2 XL has

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The Amazon Prime Video App is now available on Apple TV in over 100 countries

Amazon Prime Video App: Amazon today announced the Prime Video app is available on Apple TV 4K and previous generations of Apple TV in over 100 countries. Prime Video members now have even more ways to stream award-winning and critically-acclaimed titles including Amazon Original Movies, Prime Originals and Hollywood blockbusters and TV series and over

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OnePlus 5T sales start from Nov 21, launch on Nov 16

OnePlus 5T sales start: OnePlus 5T will launch on November 16 during an event in New York. OnePlus will be giving Amazon Prime users early access to buy the OnePlus 5T smartphone on November 21 in India. The ‘early access sales’ will start at 16.30 hours IST. The actual sales for the smartphone will begin from November 28 onwards. The smartphone

Irrfan Khan to star in Amazon

Irrfan Khan to star in Amazon’s political satire ‘The Ministry’

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan will star in political satire series “The Ministry”, set to stream worldwide on Amazon Prime Video next year. The series is created by Gursimran Khamba of AIB, and Irrfan will play a washed-up narcissistic Bollywood actor who is unwittingly appointed as temporary culture minister and battles various odds to be loved

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Intel set to help India achieve its high-computing goals

Intel high computing goals: Buoyed by the demands from sectors like e-commerce, banking, telecom, government and other enterprises to store and scale up Big Data, global chip maker Intel is ready to help India achieve high-performance computing.According to Lisa Spelman, Vice President and General Manager, Intel Xeon Processors and Data Center Marketing, Intel, the sheer

Amazon gets 238 proposals for second headquarters

Amazon gets 238 proposals for second headquarters

Amazon second headquarters: Commerce and Cloud computing giant Amazon has said it has received 238 proposals from cities and regions vying to host its second headquarters.According to a CNNMoney report, the tech giant said on Monday that the proposals span across 54 states, provinces, districts and territories across North America. Amazon announced plans for a

Pebble launches 'Dazzle' Bluetooth speaker at Rs 2399

Pebble launches ‘Dazzle’ Bluetooth speaker at Rs 2399

‘Dazzle’ Bluetooth speaker: Pebble, a dealer of power banks and branded mobile accessories in India announced the launch of Dazzle, a Bluetooth speaker with RGB dancing lights, at a price of Rs 2399. This wireless, tubular- shaped speaker comes with 10 W power and reproduces sound with exceptional bass, clarity and volume.With built-in rechargeable battery,