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Amazon

20,000 jobs now available at Amazon India's global customer service

Most of the positions are part of Amazon’s ‘Virtual Customer Service’ programme that provides work-from-home options.

28 Jun 2020 5:38 PM

Amazon enters ride-hailing space with purchase of self-driving taxi startup Zoox

Amazon and Zoox will compete with robotaxi offerings from Waymo, Cruise, Uber and Mobileye.

26 Jun 2020 8:40 PM

Can't keep up with Twitch, YouTube, Microsoft gives up livestreaming gaming, ties up with Facebook

Microsoft Mixer will be shuttered on July 22, the tech giant said in a statement.

24 Jun 2020 7:10 PM

Calls to abandon facial recognition use as wrongly identified Black man seeks Detroit police apology

The Detroit police has been challenged over face recognition flaws, bias, especially as it is prone to errors identifying people of colour.

24 Jun 2020 6:44 PM

Google ad revenues down, the duopoly it enjoyed with Facebook now a ‘triopoly’ including Amazon

A big part of the decline will come from “search advertising,” or paid messages deployed by Google when a user enters a search query.

22 Jun 2020 9:03 PM

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Amazon's Small Business Day on June 27 promises to be a karigari treat

Themed stores like ‘India Bazaar’, ‘Budget Buys’ and ‘Bestsellers’ from micro, small and medium enterprises will be showcased.

21 Jun 2020 10:24 PM

Coy Grofers won't touch liquor, while BigBasket, Amazon, Swiggy and Zomato grab a keg

“We serve families mostly, so not looking to get into this,” Grofers co-founder and CEO Albinder Dhindsa said.

21 Jun 2020 8:19 PM

Amazon gets nod for liquor delivery in West Bengal

Alibaba-backed Indian grocery venture BigBasket has also won approval to deliver alcohol in the state, the notice said

21 Jun 2020 9:12 AM

What's the deal with facial recognition software and how it's weaponised

Although firms like IBM have said it will no longer supply face scan software to police, several other players making the technology would.

18 Jun 2020 10:37 PM

France says it will go ahead with taxing Big Tech if US plays hooky on negotiations

In January, 137 countries, including India, agreed to negotiate tax on tech firms but since tech gains during lockdown, US has backtracked.

18 Jun 2020 6:57 PM

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Microsoft, Amazon, IBM decision to stop face scan tech for police use may not have impact

Companies that dominate the market in the US are less well known, including the Tokyo-based NEC and European companies Idemia and Gemalto.

12 Jun 2020 4:26 PM

Amazon halts police use of its facial recognition tech for a year till rules are framed to prevent misuse

Two days ago, IBM announced that it would stop selling facial recognition tech for general purposes to prevent its use in racial profiling.

11 Jun 2020 6:40 PM

How diverse is the workforce in companies that are expressing solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter?

Associated Press reviewed the diversity reports of some of the biggest companies, including tech giants Microsoft and Amazon.

11 Jun 2020 4:30 PM

Tesla's Elon Musk calls for breakup of Amazon, says 'monopolies are wrong'

The retailer had no comment on Musk’s call but said the book in question, by author Alex Berenson was now available for sale

05 Jun 2020 12:41 PM

Amazon in talks to buy $2 billion stake in Bharti Airtel

The discussions between Amazon and Bharti come at a time when global players are placing major bets on digital arm of Reliance Industries

04 Jun 2020 4:07 PM

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Trump administration says won't let India, others tax US tech firms like Google

The US Trade Representative office has announced investigations into nations, including India, with digital services tax.

03 Jun 2020 10:40 PM

Amazon India expands packaging-free shipping to over 100 cities

More than 40% of Amazon customer orders shipped from Amazon India's Fulfilment centers are now packaging-free

03 Jun 2020 4:05 PM

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

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