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Home minister Issues Warning Against Amazon Officials For Smuggling Drugs: MP

Senior officials from Amazon's local unit in Bhind, Madhya Pradesh, have been charged with narcotics offenses in a case of alleged marijuana smuggling, days after summons were filed against them. Dr. Narottam Mishra, the Home Minister of Madhya Pradesh, has ordered the online retailer to comply, warning if not done, action will be taken. According to reports, 1,000 kg of marijuana worth $148,000 (Rs 1,09,98,005.80) was sold through an… read-more

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 08:44 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Amazon, Bhind, Madhya Pradesh, narrotam Mishra, Drugs

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Amazon Sends Original Passport With Order Of Passport Cover: Kerala

In a bizarre incident, Mithun Babu from Kerala's Wayanad received an original passport with his order of a 'passport cover' by Amazon. The incident happened on November 1. Babu contacted the customer care of Amazon but didn't get the solution. Eventually, he ''surrendered the passport'' to the police. Reportedly, the company sent the passport of its last customer who had mistakenly returned it with his order from Thrissur.  

Sat, 06 Nov 2021 - 04:40 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Passport, Amazon, Wayanad, Thrissur, Kerala

Courtesy: Zee News

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Amazon's One-Day Delivery Goal Hampered By Labor Shortage Due To COVID Pandemic

Amazon Inc's aim to make one-day delivery common for Prime members has been hindered by labor shortages, delaying the company's quest to entrench its e-commerce leadership and driving up prices ahead of the crucial Holiday season. During the fourth quarter, Amazon expects to spend an extra $4 billion on wages and related costs. Hiring warehouse employees and drivers have been difficult due to pandemic-related shortages. 

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 02:17 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Amazon, labor shortage, one day delivery, prime member

Courtesy: Reuters

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Blue Origin Set To Build 'Commercial Space Business Park'

Blue Origin, owned by Jeff Bezos unveiled plans to develop a commercial space station in the name of "Orbital Reef", collaborating with Boing, which will be used as a business park, opening new markets in space. The venture will be seen partnering with America's Private defence contractors Sierra Nevada Corp, and Arizona University. Notably, Blue Origin completed its first space tourism flight in July, sitting Bezos and three others. 

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 06:14 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Jeff Bezos, BLUE ORIGIN, Amazon, Space Station, private space station

Courtesy: Reuters

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Amazon's Live-Streaming E-Sports Network & Twitch Report Data Breach

Twitch, Amazon's live-streaming e-sports network, announced a data-breach on October 6 without releasing additional specifics. An unidentified hacker alleged to have leaked Twitch data, which included details of the company's source code, clients, and upcoming games. According to a source, the hacker's goal was to "foster more disruption and competition in the online video-streaming space." Approximately 125GB of data was exposed, including… read-more

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 08:02 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Amazon, Twitch, Data Breach, e-sports platform

Courtesy: Reuters

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Amazon, Google & Microsoft To Attend White House Conference On Quantum Technology

The Biden administration is organizing a conference on quantum technology on October 5, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are likely to attend. The event will be hosted by White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and will focus on key applications of quantum computing. The administration of President Joe Biden is particularly concerned about the national-security implications of quantum technology, which offers the potential to quickly… read-more

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 01:02 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Amazon, Google, White House, quantum technology

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

RIL Buys out Future Group

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RIL Extends Deadline To Complete 'Future' Buyout

Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL) has officially extended its deadline by 6 months to figure out the nitty gritties of its ₹24,713 crore deal with Future Group. In August 2020, RRVL committed that it would buy out all retail and wholesale business, and the logistics and warehousing business in due time before September 2021. However, due to the future group's ongoing case with Amazon, the deadline has been pushed to March 2022.

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 01:45 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: Amazon, Future group., Reliance India, RIL

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Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos In Talks With India To Offer Satellite-Based High-Speed Broadband Internet

Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Starlink's Elon Musk are in separate talks with India’s Department of Telecom and Department of Space to allow them to start satellite-based internet connectivity services. Musk's Starlink has appointed Sanjay Bhargava as India's director. They are set to give Sunil Mittal and Mukesh Ambani tough competition. Besides, Musk also tweeted, ''Just figuring out the regulatory approval process.'' Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos Plans… read-more

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 05:29 PM / by Harsh V Singh

Tags: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Starlink, Amazon, Internet Service Providers

Courtesy: The Times of India

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE.

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Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE Launched In India; Know Price, Features & More

Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi launched its 'Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE' in India on September 29. The phone comes with a 64-megapixel front and 20-megapixel selfie camera, a 6.55-inch full-HD+ display, a 33W charger to power a 4,250 mAh battery. It's powered by Snapdragon 778G SoC and runs on Android 11. The price for the base variant of the phone, 8G RAM + 128GB storage, starts from 26,999.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 05:07 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE, Amazon, New Mobile, Snapdragon 778G

Courtesy: NDTV Gadgets 360

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IIMA's Placement Drive Of PGPX Concludes, All 137 Students Placed

As per the final placement report of IIM Ahmedabad on September 27, all 137 students from the one-year full-time Postgraduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGMX) have successfully been placed. Around 120 firms from across the sectors participated in the placement and IT firms were the largest recruiters. The roles offered varied from CEOs to Heads of departments. The top recruiters for 2021 are Google, Microsoft, Amazon, MIT Group… read-more

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 - 03:28 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: IIM, Amazon, Campus placement, Microsoft, IIM A

Courtesy: NDTV