Amazon Fire TV Cube with hands-free Alexa voice control launched in India

Fire TV Cube comes with an Ethernet adapter, Alexa Voice Remote, and IR extender cable and is available for customers in India at Rs 12,999 starting today on and select Croma and Reliance outlets. To connect Fire TV Cube, customers can purchase an HDMI cable separately, which is available at no extra cost along with the device as an introductory offer.

Apr 21, 2021, 17:36 PM IST

Book lovers, rejoice! Amazon Kindle offers 10 free e-books to celebrate ‘World Book Day’

Amazon is offering 10 e-books to Kindle users around the world for free on the occasion of World Book Day that falls on April 23.

Apr 18, 2021, 13:37 PM IST

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos shares note from a couple who bought 2 shares in 1997

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has written an annual letter to shareholders in which he had mentioned a couple who had bought two shares of Amazon in 1997 and got a huge growth in value in 24 years but they have no plans to use the proceeds to buy a house.

Apr 18, 2021, 11:22 AM IST

Amazon Pay now 5 million merchants strong, new app launched for businesses

Amazon revealed that 2.5 million merchants out of the total 5 million businesses operate retail and shopping outlets such as Kirana stores.

Apr 18, 2021, 11:07 AM IST

Amazon cancels Lord of the Rings game announced in 2019

The game had been in development at Amazon Game Studios alongside China-based Leyou Technologies Holdings, which was acquired by Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings in December. The resulting contract negotiations led to a dispute between Amazon and Tencent that eventually caused the game's cancellation, Bloomberg reported earlier on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Apr 18, 2021, 10:49 AM IST

Amazon Prime hits 200M users globally, Jeff Bezos in final annual letter to shareholders

In his final annual letter to Amazon`s shareholders on Thursday, Bezos who will be replaced by former AWS head Andy Jassy as Amazon CEO this year, said that customers have connected more than 100 million smart home devices to Alexa.

Apr 16, 2021, 17:34 PM IST

Amazon moves SC for stay on Delhi HC order till verdict on Future-Reliance deal dispute

On March 22, a division bench of the Delhi High Court had granted Future a reprieve from a March 18 single-judge order that restrained it from taking any steps to sell assets to Reliance.

Apr 09, 2021, 10:13 AM IST

Amazon offers huge discounts on Smart TVs: Get up to 63% off with a benefit of up to Rs 1 lakh

As per the details on the website, Amazon is offering a discount of up to Rs 57,691 on the TCL smart TV and after discount, one can get this TV at Rs 52,299 along with a gift coupon of Rs 1,000. Amazon is also selling its in-house smart TV at just Rs 28,999 after a price cut of Rs 21,001.

Apr 05, 2021, 16:10 PM IST

Amazon accepts its employees pee in bottles, know details

E-commerce giant Amazon on Friday (April 2) accepted that its employees pee in plastic bottles after earlier denying the claims made by Representative Mark Pocan on his Twitter account.

Apr 04, 2021, 14:02 PM IST

Apple eliminates gender bias, introduces two new voices to its virtual assistant Siri

"We're excited to introduce two new Siri voices for English speakers and the option for Siri users to select the voice they want when they set up their device," Apple said in a statement on Wednesday (March 31).

Apr 01, 2021, 19:24 PM IST

Former worker sues Amazon for not providing lunch breaks

The lawsuit also alleged that shifts were "chronically understaffed," which left some employees unable to take short 10-minute rest breaks in order to finish their work on time.  Earlier this month, Amazon and an independent contractor it worked within California were fined $6.4 million for wage theft by the Labor Commission`s Office.

Mar 28, 2021, 11:39 AM IST

Amazon Electronics Days sale: Check the offers on laptops, headphones, cameras and more

It is giving discounts up to 50% off on the purchase of laptops, headphones, cameras, smartwatches, and tablets among other things. Further, the ecommerce platform also offers a 10% instant discount using Bank of Baroda and Induslnd Bank Credit Cards and also up to 18 months of no-cost EMI option for the users.

Mar 27, 2021, 17:58 PM IST

India's online smartphone market hits record 45% in 2020

Flipkart remained the top online platform with 48 percent share, followed by Amazon which captured 44 percent share. Amazon grew 34 percent (on-year) and was the fastest growing online platform, Counterpoint Research said. Xiaomi remained the top online brand with a 40 percent market share driven by the Redmi as well as Poco brand smartphones.

Mar 27, 2021, 10:58 AM IST

Flipkart Savings Day 2021, Amazon Fab Phones Fest Sale: Check all offers and discounts on smartphones

Customers can get an instant 10% discount by using SBI credit and debit cards while buying a product from Flipkart. Amazon, on the other hand, gave offers like a 10% instant discount of up to Rs 1,000 on customers using ICICI Bank Credit Cards for their transactions.

Mar 26, 2021, 11:23 AM IST

Amazon Fab Phones Fest March 2021 Sale: Avail 40% discount on Xiaomi, Samsung, Apple, Oppo, Honor and Vivo smartphones

The details of the sale include offers like a 10% instant discount of up to Rs 1,000 on customers using ICICI Bank Credit Cards for their transactions. Also, there will be additional exchange offers up to Rs 2,000 along with a No-Cost EMI of up to 12 months. 

Mar 22, 2021, 19:06 PM IST

Amazon launches Kids Carnival: Check the top offers

During this sale, Amazon is giving deals and discounts on the purchase of various products such as books, board games, and school supplies. In addition to that, the e-retailer is offering up to 30% off on Amazon devices such as Echo smart speaker, Fire TV devices, and Kindle e-readers.

Mar 16, 2021, 18:41 PM IST

Golden opportunity to buy LPG Cylinder at cheaper prices, avail cashback on Paytm and Amazon

Domestic LPG users, are entitled to buy 12 bottles of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates in a year. The government gave out 8 crore free LPG connections to poor women under PMUY to increase coverage of environment-friendly fuel in kitchens.

Mar 10, 2021, 10:47 AM IST

Amazon's Local Shop programme registers over 50,000 offline retail stores

Launched in April this year, 'Local Shops' aims to enable local shopkeepers and Kirana store owners to sell online. In October, Amazon India had said the programme had seen participation from over 20,000 retailers in 400 cities.

Mar 07, 2021, 15:34 PM IST

Google, Amazon and other tech giants eye India's burgeoning digital retail payments market

The growing prowess of India in the field of economy, as well as technology, has garnered the attention of tech giants across the world. Technology giants Facebook Inc, Inc and Google and credit-card providers Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc are among those vying for unprecedented access to India's burgeoning digital retail payments market, reported The Star.

Mar 07, 2021, 12:31 PM IST

Main Volkswagen brand speeds up shift towards cleaner electric technology

Volkswagen also plans to offer self-driving vehicles and wants to develop operating systems - the heart of future electric cars - on its own to cash in on data-based business models. Volkswagen has earmarked around 16 billion euros in hybridization and digitalisation up to 2025.

Mar 06, 2021, 17:28 PM IST