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Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale Last Day

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2018 Today Offers: Amazon’s Great Indian Festival sale ends today, but you can still find plenty of deals on smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and game consoles. Some of the deals include discounts on Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Apple’s iPhone X and iPad Pro 10.5, as well as the Nintendo Switch. Here are the best deals across electronics […]

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Echo Dot (3rd generation) and Echo Plus now available for sale in India on Amazon

Amazon India has launched Echo Plus and Echo Dot White colour variant in the country. Additionally, Amazon has also introduced new APIs for developers to add more smart home functionalities to Alexa-enabled devices like the new Alexa.RTCSessionController and Motion Sensor APIs. Echo Sub and Echo Dot Grey and Black colour variants are currently available for pre-ordering on the […]

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Amazon Great Indian Sale 2018 Offers, Flipkart Big Billions Day Sale 2018 Today Offers on Mobile Phones

Amazon Great Indian Sale 2018, Flipkart Big Billions Day Sale 2018 Today Offers: Amazon and Flipkart festive sales are live with deals, discounts on a range of products including mobile phones. During ‘The Flipkart Big Billion Days’ sale from October 10 to October 14, people using HDFC Bank credit or debit cards for purchase can avail 10 per […]

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Final tweaks in North American trade deal keep lid on e-commerce

Last-minute changes to a new North American trade deal sank US hopes of making Canada and Mexico allow higher-value shipments to the countries by online retailers, such as Amazon.com, a top Mexican official said on Friday. The revised pact was set to double the value of goods that could be imported without customs duties or […]

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China used microchips to hack US companies

Apple and Amazon have issued a detailed response to Bloomberg‘s detailed report on how China managed to hack into the servers of nearly 30 US-based companies, including government agencies. The report talks of a comprehensive attack which relied on inserting a tiny microchip in servers during the manufacturing process itself. Apple and Amazon have both disputed the […]

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Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday raised its minimum wage to $15 per hour for all US employees

The increased raise comes at a time when the “Fight for Fifteen” movement — a union-led push for a $15 minimum wage — has been gaining traction in cities across the country. Amazon, which became the second company to cross $1 trillion market value last month, on average paid employees $28,446 last year. The company […]

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Amazon’s new range of Echo devices were announced alongside a new Alexa-powered a wall clock

Amazon’s vision for the smart home is clear: get as many people to use Alexa-powered devices. On Thursday, it announced a number of new Alexa-powered devices, including redesigned Echo speakers, a new subwoofer and amplifier, a wall clock, and, yes, a microwave. The event, held at the company’s headquarters in Seattle, marked an aggressive move […]

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Civil aviation secretary RN Choubey Tuesday said that the ministry has held discussions with the finance ministry into the kind of support that can be provided to Indian carriers

Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday joined Apple Inc in the $1 trillion club, becoming the second member of the group after its stock price doubled in 15 months. If the online retailer’s share price continues at its recent pace, it will be a matter of when, not if, Amazon’s market valuation eclipses that of iPhone maker Apple, which […]

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Google and Facebook should be worried about Amazon’s growing clout in online advertising

Verizon does not sell its mobile phones or wireless plans over Amazon. Nor does it offer FiOS, its high-speed internet service. But Verizon does advertise on Amazon. On Black Friday in 2017, when millions of online shoppers took to Amazon in search of deals, a Verizon ad for a Google Pixel 2 phone — buy one and […]

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Malls are being hollowed out. Shops are closing by the thousands. Retailers are going bankrupt. But it may be too early to declare the death of retail. Americans have started shopping more — in stores. From the garden section at Walmart to the diamond counters at Tiffany & Co., old-school retailers are experiencing some of […]

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The US-based world’s largest e-tailer Amazon invested an additional $400 million (Rs 2,700 crore) in two of its Indian subsidiaries

“Our tally of Amazon’s total investment in its Indian subsidiaries, including this, is $3.6 billion (Rs 25,241 crore),” Paper.vc founder Vivek Durai told IANS from Chennai. According to documents Amazon filed with the regulators at a meeting on August 6 in Bengaluru, the board of directors of Amazon Seller Services Ltd approved allotment of 270 […]

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Apple Inc. may not have surpassed $1 trillion in market value in the wake of this week’s solid results

The iPhone maker’s shares jumped to $201.50 on Wednesday, leaving it about $27 billion short of the milestone, based on currently reported shares outstanding. Apple has now spent seven years as the largest firm on Earth, trailing only General Electric Co. for time at the top. GE’s two runs during the 1990s and early 2000s […]

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Amazon on Friday launched a new feature called “Alexa Cast” on its own ad-free music streaming service “Amazon Music

It will enable music users to play and control music on their Alexa-enabled devices from Amazon’s Prime Music app and make switching between voice and app controls smoother. The new feature will enable Amazon’s Prime Music app to be able to match the progress of the music playback making the task of switching between app […]

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Xiaomi’s ‘selfie’ phone – Redmi Y2 will be up for sale in India on Tuesday

The phone was launched India last month at starting price of Rs 9,999. The handset will be available through Amazon, Mi.Com as well as the company’s Mi Home stores at 12 pm. The Xiaomi Y2 features a 5.99 inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The device comes with 12MP+5MP dual rear camera and a 16MP […]

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OnePlus on Wednesday launched the midnight black colour variant of the OnePlus 6 in India

The OnePlus 6 with the new colour variant will be available on Amazon India from July 10 while users can buy it at OnePlus exclusive offline channels from July 14. Priced at Rs 43,999, the OnePlus 6 Midnight Black comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. The smartphone was launched earlier in May for […]

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Amazon and its partners say they will use big-data analysis and other high-tech tools to improve care and cut wasteful spending

Well-regarded surgeon and author Atul Gawande, a critic of his industry`s medical practices, has been tapped to lead the healthcare company Amazon.com Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc and JPMorgan Chase & Co hope will slash costs. The Boston-based venture will target the cost of serving the companies` employees and will operate free from profit-making incentives, the […]

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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world with a net wealth of USD 141.9 billion

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 second-richest man in the world with USD 92.9 billion. Warren Buffet, one of the most successful investors in the world, trailed in the third place with a total of wealth […]

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Xiaomi Y2 launched in India

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Thursday launched its latest ‘selfie’ phone – Y2 in India at starting price of Rs 9,999. The handset will be available through Amazon, Mi.Com as well as the company’s Mi Home stores from June 12. The Xiaomi Y2 features a 5.99 inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The device comes […]

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Walmart will likely end up with 60 per cent to 80 per cent of Flipkart, valued at about $20 billion, sources said

  l All the major investors in Flipkart Online Services Pvt are now on board with the Walmart purchase, after an earlier debate over an Amazon.com Inc. acquisition, said the people, asking not to be named because the matter is private. Tiger Global Management will sell nearly all its 20 per cent stake in Flipkart, […]

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Amazon has introduced the Kindle Lite Android app in India.

Amazon Kindle Lite app will also let users read pages of a book that has not even finished downloading. The app will allow font changes, zooming into text, navigation through the tale of contents and e-book purchases. The light-weight app helps manage data storage on smartphones. Amazon Kindle Lite app can be downloaded through the Google Play […]