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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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Some US stores, startups deploy robots to deliver groceries as humans face coronavirus risk

More than 40 grocery store employees in the US have died from the virus and delivery workers have staged protests to press safety demands.

16 Apr 2020 12:23 PM

An ‘eBay’ for COVID-19 essentials: France gets sellers together in centralised online market

Hand Sanitisers, masks, gloves produced by various companies will be sold on stopCOVID19.fr, which is backed by the French government

26 Mar 2020 2:34 PM

IBM, Amazon, Google in US consortium using 16 supercomputers for coronavirus research

Researchers working on projects chosen by the consortium will be given remote access to the supercomputers for drug and vaccine research

23 Mar 2020 1:10 PM

How the coronavirus forced society and economy to adapt: Five ways we may have changed forever

Pushed into isolation, the public have become private, adopting technology to drive economic and social activity

22 Mar 2020 11:50 AM

Amazon threatens workers in France with pay cut for exercising 'right of refusal' amid coronavirus spread

Government warns retailer against penalising workers who are permitted by law to refuse to work when there is risk to their health or safety

19 Mar 2020 4:38 PM

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US cloud computing deal with Microsoft being reconsidered over Amazon's allegations of impropriety

Amazon told a court it was shut out of the deal because of President Donald Trump’s vendetta against it and its chief executive Jeff Bezos

14 Mar 2020 4:08 PM

Jaish-e-Mohammed got chemicals to make bomb for Pulwama attack from Amazon

Two more accused in Pulwama attack were arrested by the NIA on Friday

07 Mar 2020 12:52 PM

Amazon worker in US quarantined after testing positive for novel coronavirus

Workers known to have been in close contact with the ill employee have been notified, and risk to others at the company is considered low

04 Mar 2020 4:21 PM

Microsoft, IBM may have to tweak AI to drop gender labels, following Google's example

Research showed that the AI tools used by Microsoft and IBM were more likely to misidentify the gender of dark-skinned women

01 Mar 2020 9:28 PM

10 ways to beat the exam stress with Alexa

Did you know that your very own home assistant, Alexa, can actually help during this exam season.

26 Feb 2020 9:06 AM

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