Amid fears of hacking, Twitch instructs users to change password
Amid fears of hacking, Twitch instructs users to change password

Amazon-owned video game streaming service Twitch has told its users to change their passwords amid fears that the site has been hacked.

Amazon Japan employee probed over child porn: Reports

Japanese authorities are investigating a worker at Amazon`s local unit over claims he was involved in the sale of child pornography, reports said Thursday, marking another police probe into the US-based web retailer.

When seven crocodile species lived together
When seven crocodile species lived together

How many species of crocodiles can co-exist in close proximity? Well, some 13 million years ago, as many as seven different species lived and hunted in the swampy waters of Peru, says a research.

Amazon teams up with FDCI for 25th India Fashion Week

L Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) has partnered with online store Amazon for the upcoming edition of India Fashion Week, which begins from March 25.

At least 20 hurt in Peru in oil-related protest

Peruvians trying to take control of an Amazon oil drilling installation clashed with police, leaving at least 20 injured and 40 arrested, local media reports said.

Barack Obama wants to regulate drone use after White House incident

US President Barack Obama urged regulation of the commercial and recreational use of un-crewed aircraft -- or drones -- a rapidly growing industry, after one of those devices crashed on the White House grounds.

Amazon lures Woody Allen to write, direct new TV series

Director Woody Allen will make his first foray onto the small screen, writing and directing an online series for Amazon.com, the latest coup by deep-pocketed cable and streaming companies in luring the biggest names in film to television.

Ecuador bus crash kills 13 in Amazon

 At least 13 people were killed and 17 injured when a bus crashed Tuesday in Ecuador`s Amazon basin region.

Only major websites promote improved password security among users: Study
Only major websites promote improved password security among users: Study

A study has revealed that major websites such as Amazon and LinkedIn could be doing much more to raise awareness about the need for better password practices among their users as compared to other sites.

Google may introduce 'buy now' button allowing users to purchase products through search result page
Google may introduce 'buy now' button allowing users to purchase products through search result page

Google is reportedly working on its " buy now" button to compete with Amazon wherein the users would be able to shop online and purchase products with a single click right through Google's own search result page.

Microsoft builds support over Ireland email case

Microsoft said Monday it had secured broad support from a coalition of influential technology and media firms as it seeks to challenge a US ruling ordering it to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland.

US top court rejects worker pay for security-screening time

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to employers over worker compensation, ruling that companies do not have to pay employees for the time they spend undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts in a case involving an Amazon.com Inc warehousing contractor.

Paul Rosolie's documentary 'Eaten Alive' featured ringer snake

The giant anaconda that was seen in Paul Rosolie's documentary 'Eaten Alive' was actually a ringer as the wildlife expert was unable capture a 25-foot snake in the wild of the Amazon.

IIT Kanpur starts placement drive, over 250 companies expected
IIT Kanpur starts placement drive, over 250 companies expected

IIT Kanpur on Monday kicked off its placement drive with around 1290 students from B Tech, B Tech Dual and M Tech courses registering themselves.

Kevin Bacon hops aboard Greg McLean's true story adaptation 'Jungle'
Kevin Bacon hops aboard Greg McLean's true story adaptation 'Jungle'

Kevin Bacon is set to star inGreg McLean's survival drama 'Jungle.'

Amazon top recruiter in IIM-Calcutta summer placement

E-commerce major Amazon has emerged as the top recruiter by making 22 offers in the summer placements for the 2014-16 batch of students at premier business school Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta.

Seven Peru sailors die in toxic gas mishap

Seven sailors have died after inhaling toxic gases while repairing a floating dry dock in the Amazon port of Iquitos, Peru`s navy said.

Snake 'eats' man, sets off Internet tizzy

A young American naturalist, filmmaker and adventurer in the Amazon has set off an Internet stir after he claimed he offered himself for dinner to a giant snake for a TV show.

Amazon launches Kannada books, movies, music store
Amazon launches Kannada books, movies, music store

Amazon.In, has announced the launch of its Kannada books, movies and music store on the eve of the Kannada Rajyotsava, the state formation day, tomorrow.