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68th Day Of Lockdown

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Amazon trucks could soon be self-driven: Ecommerce giant may buy robo-taxi startup Zoox, says WSJ

Zoox was founded in 2014 with a mission to build a “fleet of fully autonomous, battery electric, zero-emission vehicles".

27 May 2020 5:11 PM

JioMart, self-declared as a kirana store aggregator, launches in 200 cities without them

Grocery is 70% of Indian retail market, with 90% driven by neighbourhood shops. Will Reliance include them, subdue them or wipe them out?

26 May 2020 5:54 PM

IBM's new CEO Arvind Krishna, on a path to sharpen focus of company, cuts US jobs likely in thousands

The company will eliminate software and services that don’t align with its top two focus areas: cloud computing and artificial intelligence.

23 May 2020 7:35 PM

Amazon India says it will add 50,000 temp roles but where are the migrant workers to take up the jobs?

It may struggle to employ people for warehousing and delivery to meet surging demand, as many such roles were being fulfilled by migrants.

22 May 2020 6:44 PM

Amazon India to hire 50,000 temporary workers as lockdown boosts demand

The temporary hires will work in Amazon’s fulfillment centers and as part of its delivery network

22 May 2020 3:38 PM

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Amazon steps on to Zomato, Swiggy turf, starts with food delivery in some parts of Bengaluru

Now, apart from groceries on Prime Now, Bengalurians can get meals delivered through the Amazon app itself in some pin codes

21 May 2020 5:25 PM

Reminded of its climate change pledge, Google says it will stop building AI tools for oil extraction

Greenpeace report said Amazon, Microsoft, Google undermining their own climate pledges by partnering with Shell, BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil.

20 May 2020 7:45 PM

Walmart sales jumped 74 pc as it became a lifeline in the US amid the pandemic

Costs soared as well, $900 million in all, as hourly workers were given a total cash bonus of $755 million and pay was raised by $2 an hour.

19 May 2020 7:13 PM

As lockdown restrictions ease, Amazon, Flipkart gear up for revival of demand for online shopping

Ecommerce platforms were adversely impacted by the lockdown, as groceries account for a small portion of online sales.

18 May 2020 9:31 PM

Amazon faces heavy scrutiny among tech-enabled companies growing during the pandemic

It has boosted its global workforce to nearly one million and dealt with protests over safety and reported deaths of several employees.

17 May 2020 3:12 PM

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Coronavirus hits Amazon contractors hard

Amazon's third-party delivery firms which have been struggling amid surging demand for goods and supplies to locked-down consumers

17 May 2020 11:27 AM

Huawei Watch GT 2e available with no-cost EMI and free Bluetooth earphones on Amazon, Flipkart

Purchases made till May 28 are eligible for the no-cost EMI scheme, whereas the free Bluetooth earphones is only on offer till May 21.

15 May 2020 8:28 PM

Oppo to resume production at 30 pc capacity, will accept orders through WhatsApp, SMS

The company is also offering warranty on new phones up to Rs 2,599, as well cashback and EMI schemes till May 31.

07 May 2020 6:44 PM

Executive at Amazon says he quit to protest firing of workers and toxic culture of the workplace

Among those fired was a New York warehouse worker who led a strike last month, pushing for more protections for workers against covid-19

05 May 2020 6:32 PM

Tech this week | Jio-Facebook’s e-commerce monopoly is not a foregone conclusion

Amazon has also made a move to get kirana shops on its platform, and in the coming months it's likely that Flipkart and Snapdeal will too.

02 May 2020 11:32 PM

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Jeff Bezos may be forced to testify in US House about Amazon's alleged anti-trust practices

US lawmakers on Friday wrote to Bezos saying they would use legal means to force him to appear if he didn’t do so voluntarily

02 May 2020 3:30 PM

Amazon must have made super profits amid the pandemic right? Wrong, its profits are down 29 pc

Sales are soaring as online grocery shopping grows due to lockdowns but delivering more goods means higher costs cutting into profits.

01 May 2020 12:24 PM

Big Tech firms try to highlight covid efforts to burnish image as they grow amid the pandemic

Quarterly results looming, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft do not want to be seen as having cashed in on the coronavirus crisis

26 Apr 2020 10:22 PM

Non-essential items cannot be sold by Amazon, Flipkart, government's revised order says

There was talk of some retail traders mounting pressure on the government that local shops be allowed to sell non-essentials items

19 Apr 2020 3:22 PM

Delivery of phones, TVs, stationery, clothing by Flipkart, Amazon allowed from April 20

The government is attempting to revive industrial and commercial activities stalled due to the lockdown since March 25

16 Apr 2020 7:56 PM

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