How Amazon.com moved into the business of US elections
More than 40 states now use one or more of Amazon's election offerings, according to a presentation given by an Amazon executive this year.
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dies at 62
Oracle Corp co-Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd, 62, went on medical leave last month, with Catz and foun...
Private brands businesses of e-tailers under scanner
The government has started scanning digital payments business of ecommerce giants Amazon...
It's a 'Black Diwali' for small handset retailers, due to rampant online discounting
The organised trade are now joining hands with smaller retailers who say it’s going to be a “Black Diwali”.
Smartphone brands issue trade advisories for pricing parity
The Confederation of All India Traders and the All India Mobile Retailers Association on Sunday alleged that brands are in league with ecommerce marketplaces to offer deeper discounts. CAIT said this was in violation of the Competition Act
Walmart CEO writes to PM, seeks stable business environment
The letter comes in wake of Flipkart and rival Amazon facing probes over alleged roles in predatory pricing.
Think before you speak: Interviewers may prioritise social status over experience
The hiring managers assess the socio-economic background of the candidates based on their speech.
In a first, Amazon consignment ferried by train from Sealdah to Dankuni in West Bengal
Under the pilot project, the railways will allow e-commerce consignments on its EMU services in the non-peak hours.
It's fake news: Netflix denies any meeting with RSS representatives
There were reports that the RSS have been holding informal meetings with Netflix, Amazon and other digital platforms to monitor content critical of the government.
Amazon, Flipkart will take at least a year to build supply chain capabilities: BigBasket's Hari Menon
“This is very good for the sector and how modern trade grew and opened up a new way to shop,” Menon said, adding that as grocery extends beyond the high socioeconomic classes towards the midsection, the market will expand.
DPIIT asks Amazon, Flipkart to disclose names of top 5 sellers, capital structure, inventory details
The DPIIT has asked the cos to share their capital structure, biz model & inventory management system.
Karnataka mulls providing social security to Uber, Ola, delivery persons
Minister S Suresh Kumar pointed out that unorganised work force in Karnataka was huge and according to 2011 numbers, it is to the tune of 2 crore people. Protecting their interest and providing them facilities was government's duty.
BSNL CMD P K Purwar expects revival plan to be in place within a month
BSNL Chairman and Managing Director P K Purwar also said that the salary of all employees will be paid before Diwali on October 23 and 24. Later, he said that the revival plan should be in the public domain within a month.
Amazon may be watching your cloud cam footage
An Amazon team also transcribes and annotates commands recorded in customers’ homes by the company’s Alexa digital assistant, Bloomberg reported in April.
Probing 'predatory' pricing by Flipkart, Amazon: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal said e-commerce companies have no right to offer discounts or adopt predatory prices. "We will take stringent action against them, if there is violation of any law in letter or in spirit. Action will be taken as per the law."
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