Food firms feast on binge watching
Streaming services driving sales in food delivery, ready-to-eat, packaged food segments. The surge is more evident for restaurants, with fine-dining and quick service outlets reporting faster growth in home delivery, which has resulted in aggregators Swiggy and Zomato also reporting swift growth.
Digital companies scramble to save on tax as India tightens data laws
The fear for companies such as Google, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and Li...
OnePlus celebrates 6 year-anniversary with up to Rs 10K discount on 7 Pro, 7T
The sale that began on Friday will go on till December 17.
Amazon teams up with Onida, will soon unveil Fire TV edition smart devices in India
The Fire TV edition smart TVs were first introduced by Amazon in 2018 in the US and Canada.
Personal Data Protection Bill: Exemptions for government agencies worry experts
The new Bill was cleared by the Union Cabinet last week and shared with Members of Parliament on Tuesday. It is expected to be tabled in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The government could exempt its agencies from the law governing processing of personal data, citing national security. The Bill adds that certain provisions will not apply to the govt.
Data localisation is fine, but build encryption standards: Werner Vogels, VP & CTO Amazon
Data-driven analytics and datadriven decision-making are “around the corner”, Werner Vogels, VP and chief technology officer at Amazon ET on the sidelines of Amazon Web Services’ annual developer conference — re:Invent. Vogels said voice as an interface, autonomous mobility in trucks and machine learning on the Cloud will dominate technology in the next few years.
Landmark Group introduces cash-and-carry furniture to spur growth
The home furnishing chain, which currently has 50 stores in 27 cities, also cited longer replacement cycles as reason for low sale of durable big-sized furniture such as three and five-seater sofa sets. The cash-and-carry category will sell small furniture options such as side-tables and petite chairs for nooks and corners of rooms to create impulse shopping.
mAadhaar review: An upgraded app with new interface; now allows users to add 3 profiles
The updated app for the biometric ID now has a better user interface and offers more services and languages.
France rejects 'optional' US digital tax proposal
France has been at the forefront of efforts to tighten taxation of digital giants and parliament infuriated the administration of President Donald Trump in July by adopting a law taxing digital firms like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon for revenues earned inside the country.
Grofers loss widens to Rs 448 cr in FY19, co says on track to double GMV to Rs 5k cr in FY20
Grofers, which competes with the likes of BigBasket as well as grocery verticals of e-commerce majors such as Flipkart and Amazon, saw its total income grow by over 56 per cent to Rs 83.62 crore in 2018-19 from Rs 53.47 crore in the previous financial year.
Amazon Echo Input Portable with 4,800 mAh battery launched in India at Rs 4,999
The new Echo Input also features multiple layers of privacy controls.
Alphabet answers a CEO question but raises new ones
Pichai will assume the CEO role at parent firm Alphabet in a shakeup at the top of the Silicon Valley titan.
IIT placement season sees record number of Rs. 30 lakh-Rs. 1 cr offers
The current placement season at IITs is witnessing record salary offers from the likes of Google, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs. Annual pay packages of Rs. 30 lakh and more-going up to Rs. 1 crore and beyond- are more numerous than ever before.
Alexa, turn on the lights: Amazon is set to roll out its voice assistant on low-powered devices
At present, the device has a minimum requirement of 100MB on-device RAM.
CCI approves Amazon.com's investment in Future Coupons
The CCI has given nod to Amazon.com's proposal to acquire about 49 per cent share in Future Coupons.
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