Amazon in trouble for selling doormat with images of Hindu Gods; #BoycottAmazon trends

Amazon in trouble for selling doormat with images of Hindu Gods; #BoycottAmazon trends

Online retail giant Amazon landed itself in big trouble after it was discovered that the company was selling doormats with pictures of Hindu gods and goddesses on them.

Now, Amazon Echo to add events to Google calendar

Now, Amazon Echo to add events to Google calendar

Amazon's Alexa would add the event to the calendar if asked to do so.

Xiaomi Mi 5, Redmi Note 3 flash sale today at 2 pm

Xiaomi Mi 5, Redmi Note 3 flash sale today at 2 pm

The flash sale of Xiaomi's two hot selling smartphones –Mi 5 and the Redmi Note 3 will begin at 2 pm on Wednesday.

Amazon to sell new Kindle with rechargeable protective case: Report

Amazon to sell new Kindle with rechargeable protective case: Report

Amazon.com Inc is set to release a higher-end Kindle version with a rechargeable protective case for a better battery life.

Amazon, Microsoft look for big data role in self-driving cars

Amazon.com and Microsoft are in talks to supply cloud computing to digital mapping business HERE, owned by a group of German carmakers developing self-driving cars

Amazon to buy back $5 billion of shares

The buyback replaces the $2 billion repurchase programme approved in 2010. 

Top Amazon executive to take two-year post with Italian prime minister

A top executive at Amazon.com, Diego Piacentini, is taking a two-year leave of absence to lead Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi`s digital technology office, the company said on Wednesday.

Mall operator CEO clarifies comments on Amazon bookstores

Sandeep Mathrani, the chief executive of Chicago-based General Growth Properties Inc , which owns and leases retail mall properties, said on his company`s earnings call with analysts on Tuesday that Amazon had plans to open "300 to 400 bookstores." 

Amazon gives 200 million items for free to prime subscribers

Amazon gives 200 million items for free to prime subscribers

More than three million people joined Amazon Prime in the third week of December alone.

OnePlus X available on Amazon without invite

After making its OnePlus 2 invite free, Chinese handset maker OnePlus has made OnePlus X 'invite free' on Amazon but only for today, December 10.

Amazon beats Flipkart, Snapdeal as most visited e-commerce site

Amazon beats Flipkart, Snapdeal as most visited e-commerce site

As e-commerce players battled for consumer attention during the festive period, Amazon India saw maximum visitors on its web and mobile sites in October at over 20 crore visitors, as per the recent data from Internet analytics firm comScore.

Amazon continues to invest 'very heavily' in India

Amazon continues to invest 'very heavily' in India

Global e-commerce giant Amazon continues to invest "very heavily" in the Indian market, encouraged by its strong sales numbers and expanding seller base, a top company executive has said.

Google patents holograms for eye-wearable Glass

Google patents holograms for eye-wearable Glass

Google has filed a patent application to use holograms on its eye-wearable device Google Glass that will improve the augmented reality experiences that allows computer-generated imagery (CGI) to interact with the real world.

Amazon to launch video streaming service in Japan

Amazon to launch video streaming service in Japan

Amazon.com said on Wednesday it plans to launch its video streaming service in Japan for members of its Prime paid service as it gears up for Netflix Inc`s planned entry into the country in September.

Amazon to launch video streaming service in Japan

Amazon.com said on Wednesday it plans to launch its video streaming service in Japan for members of its Prime paid service as it gears up for Netflix Inc`s planned entry into the country in September.

Google to officially launch YouTube Gaming today

Google to officially launch YouTube Gaming today

The service, which will be available in the form of an app as well as a website, will focus exclusively on gamers and gaming.

Internet firms to be subject to new cybersecurity rules in EU

Internet firms such as Cisco, Google and Amazon will be subject to a new EU cybersecurity law forcing them to adopt tough security measures and possibly report serious breaches to national authorities, according to a document seen by Reuters.

Consumers choose marketplace over retail websites: Survey

Digital shoppers are increasingly starting their product searches on retail marketplace platforms, which allow third-party merchants to sell goods, before looking on an individual retailer`s website, according to a report released on Tuesday by Amazon.com Inc and Pymnts.com.

Amazon posts anomalous profit, Wall Street swoons

Investor enthusiasm for Amazon.com Inc is pretty consistent: the stock tends to rise, even though the company isn`t consistent about making profits.

Amazon.com CEO Bezos up $8 billion, down $3 billion on stock swing

Amazon.com CEO Bezos up $8 billion, down $3 billion on stock swing

Amazon.com founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos got a lot richer while he slept on Thursday night, after the company reported its quarterly earnings and its shares rose 20.1 percent.