Amazon picks NYC and Northern Virginia for its split HQ2: Source

The decision would bring to an end a more-than-year-long contest that started with 238 candidates and ended with a surprise split of its "HQ2".

Nov 13, 2018, 12:25 PM IST

Amazon likely to buy 9.5% stake in Future Retail: Report

The potential deal, which is in its final stages, could be Rs 2,500 crore.

Nov 05, 2018, 13:25 PM IST

Amazon likely to buy 7-8% stake in Future Retail: Report

The potential deal will be next in a series of acquisitions by Inc in one of the fastest-growing markets in the face of competition from Walmart Inc`s Flipkart.

Oct 16, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

Apple, Amazon deny report on Chinese spy chip attack

Security experts noted that there is growing concern that hackers could launch cyber attacks by inserting malicious chips into hardware sold to government agencies and businesses.

Oct 05, 2018, 11:04 AM IST

Amazon raises minimum wage to $15, urges rivals to follow

The increase pushes Amazon`s lowest wage above that at Walmart Inc and Target Corp. It is almost $3 shy of the average for a non-management worker in warehousing in the United States.

Oct 03, 2018, 12:48 PM IST

Amazon turns to toys, home goods in latest brick-and-mortar trial

Grocery remains the other key category for Amazon`s brick-and-mortar play.

Sep 27, 2018, 13:07 PM IST

Amazon to foray deeper into fresh produce in India

In India, Amazon currently offers some groceries via a service named Pantry.

Apr 23, 2018, 14:06 PM IST

Amazon launches international shopping from United States

It will allow customers to shop in 25 currencies, with more languages and currencies to be added in 2018.

Apr 18, 2018, 17:26 PM IST

Amazon to hire 1,20,000 workers in the US for holiday season

Department store operator Target Corp was the most bullish employer for the holiday season, hiring 43 percent more temporary workers this year than last year. 

Oct 12, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Amazon working on ''smart glasses'' as its first wearable device

The device, designed like a regular pair of spectacles, will reportedly allow Amazon`s digital assistant Alexa to be summoned anytime at all places.

Sep 20, 2017, 12:20 PM IST

Amazon's Alexa to chat up Microsoft's Cortana

Users will be able to turn to their Echo device and say, "Alexa, open Cortana," or turn to their Windows 10 device and say, "Cortana, open Alexa," the companies said in a statement.

Aug 30, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

Amazon looks to new food technology for home delivery

The dishes would be easy to stockpile and ship because they do not require refrigeration and could be offered quite cheaply compared with take-out from a restaurant. 

Aug 11, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in US Inc is seeking to partner with US venue owners to sell event tickets, four sources have told Reuters, a move that could loosen Ticketmaster`s powerful grip on the lucrative ticketing business.

Aug 11, 2017, 10:23 AM IST

US lawmaker calls for hearing on Amazon's Whole Foods deal

The deal must be approved by U.S. antitrust enforcers, in this case most likely the Federal Trade Commission. Congress plays no formal role in that process but hearings are often used to highlight the possible impact of deals on consumers.

Jul 14, 2017, 20:41 PM IST

Microsoft to offer local version of Azure cloud service

Microsoft is hoping to carve a niche among customers who cannot or do not want to have to move all their computing operations to the massive shared data centers that are collectively known as the cloud.

Jul 10, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

Amazon's grocery push playing catch up with Chinese e-commerce giants

China`s Alibaba Group Holding and Inc have invested heavily in offline retail - bricks-and-mortar stores - in recent years to complement their online offerings.

Jun 22, 2017, 11:48 AM IST

Amazon error sends some shoppers to dog photo, not product page Inc told some shoppers on Wednesday that there was a problem when they were trying to view product listings.

Jun 08, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

Amazon acquires right to buy stake in fuel cell maker Plug Power

Hydrogen fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc said on Wednesday Inc had acquired the right to buy up to 23 percent of the company and that it would supply batteries to power forklifts used by the online retailer in its warehouses.

Apr 06, 2017, 09:40 AM IST

Wal-Mart buying to lift online sales, battle Amazon

Wal-Mart Stores Inc , vying to better challenge Inc , will pay about $3 billion for internet retailer and its innovative pricing software in the largest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup.

Aug 09, 2016, 09:45 AM IST

Apple signs up for Google's cloud services

Apple currently also uses Inc`s and Microsoft Corp`s cloud services, but intends to end its reliance on all its rivals in the next few years, Recode said.

Mar 17, 2016, 10:26 AM IST