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.
Why the 'Father of the Pentium Chip' is bullish on image processing startup Orbo.ai
In the post compression era and with new improved hardware launching every month, video processing continued to remain stuck in low resolution status to save the bandwidth. Orbo looks to change that.
Facebook to allow transfer of photos, videos to Google Photos
The world will see in the first half of year 2020, an option to transfer photos and videos from the social media network directly to other services, starting with Google Photos, said Facebook. The option will be available to users in Ireland. Data transfers will be encrypted with a password prompt before any transaction.
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.
Video shows UK stabbing suspect on London Bridge
Video posted on social media showed a man, suspected of stabbing several people on Friday, being wrestled to the ground by members of the pu...
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.
Can telecom companies charge for ‘free’ video services?
Regulator Trai is taking a serious view of the free subscription offers to movie and music streaming services and many other consumer issues as part of efforts to drive in transparency in tariffs offered by mobile operators to their subscribers, especially in view of rising consumer complaints about misleading information in telecom ads.
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.
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