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Indians venture into US stocks as markets slump at home; pick up exposure to global technology giants
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Indians venture into US stocks as markets slump at home; pick up exposure to global technology giants

More Indian investors are turning to US stocks to escape tumbling markets at home and pick up exposure to global technology giants that are rising through the coronavirus-led market turmoil

US senator urges criminal probe of Amazon's alleged 'predatory data practices' on vendors
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US senator urges criminal probe of Amazon's alleged 'predatory data practices' on vendors

This comes after a report that Amazon collects data about products sold by third parties on its site in order to create Amazon-branded copies.

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex surges over 900 points, Nifty holds 9,200-level; Axis Bank, ICICI Bank among major gainers
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Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex surges over 900 points, Nifty holds 9,200-level; Axis Bank, ICICI Bank among major gainers

Stock Market Today LIVE Updates: Sensex up over 930 points, Nifty above 9,300-level; RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das begins conference

Wall Street jumps as hopes for easing lockdown offset earnings worry; Nasdaq registers fourth straight day of gains
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Wall Street jumps as hopes for easing lockdown offset earnings worry; Nasdaq registers fourth straight day of gains

Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 3.19-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 2.54-to-1 ratio favored advancers.

Telecom shares drop 13%; surprise loser against other sectors as global lockdowns drive online sales from gaming to food delivery
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Telecom shares drop 13%; surprise loser against other sectors as global lockdowns drive online sales from gaming to food delivery

In Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, a combination of high fixed costs, debt and market disruption has left telcos significantly underperforming the data-hungry businesses their networks carry

Historic Fed boost fails to stop Wall Street's virus-driven sell-off; S&P 500 on pace for worst month since World War 2
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Historic Fed boost fails to stop Wall Street's virus-driven sell-off; S&P 500 on pace for worst month since World War 2

Wall Street’s slide deepened on Monday as the rapidly spreading coronavirus forced more US states into lockdown, overshadowing unprecedented moves by the US Federal Reserve to shore up credit across the economy.

Amazon to receive only vital supplies in US, Europe warehouses to free up inventory space for medical, household goods amid COVID-19 outbreak
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Amazon to receive only vital supplies in US, Europe warehouses to free up inventory space for medical, household goods amid COVID-19 outbreak

In a note sent to sellers on Tuesday, Amazon said it is seeing increasing online shopping demand. As its household staples and medical supplies are running out of stock, it will prioritize certain categories in order to “quickly receive, restock, and ship these products to customers.”

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to visit India later this month; might meet PM Modi as well
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to visit India later this month; might meet PM Modi as well

Nadella is planning to be in India between 24 - 26 February and will likely visit New Delhi and Bengaluru.

Amazon wants Donald Trump’s testimony on president's order to 'screw' e-retail giant in favour of Microsoft in Pentagon deal
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Amazon wants Donald Trump’s testimony on president's order to 'screw' e-retail giant in favour of Microsoft in Pentagon deal

The Amazon.com Inc unit alleged that Trump exerted undue influence on the decision to deny it the $10 billion contract.

Amazon Music gains 55 million subscribers globally, close call with rival Apple Music at 60 million
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Amazon Music gains 55 million subscribers globally, close call with rival Apple Music at 60 million

Amazon launched an ad-supported free version last year, taking on Spotify that has nearly 140 million users on its free tier.

US Justice Department will reportedly investigate Google's Fitbit deal for antitrust issues
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US Justice Department will reportedly investigate Google's Fitbit deal for antitrust issues

The deal will give Google the capability to take on Apple and Samsung in the market for fitness trackers.

Competition Commission gives a go ahead to Amazon to acquire 49 percent in Future Group-owned Future Coupons
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Competition Commission gives a go ahead to Amazon to acquire 49 percent in Future Group-owned Future Coupons

As part of a pilot, Amazon Now does deliveries from 18 Future Group-owned Big Bazaar stores in Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai.

Amazon could challenge loss of $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing deal to Microsoft as early as next week: Report
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Amazon could challenge loss of $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing deal to Microsoft as early as next week: Report

If Amazon.com decides to fight the Pentagon’s decision to award a highly contested $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, it could act as early as next week

Amazon's Alexa will now be able to speak to you in Samuel L. Jackson's voice
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Amazon's Alexa will now be able to speak to you in Samuel L. Jackson's voice

Amazon's celebrity voice feature will cost $0.99, Senior VP David Limp said at an event in Seattle.

Apple TV Plus could dethrone Netflix this year, but it won’t keep the crown for long
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Apple TV Plus could dethrone Netflix this year, but it won’t keep the crown for long

Analysts say that Apple is a long way from a guarantee of the hits it needs to pull in viewers.

Facebook to be probed by US state Attorneys General for possible antitrust violations
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Facebook to be probed by US state Attorneys General for possible antitrust violations

The New York attorney general’s office said it expected more states to join the Facebook investigation.

Exclusive: Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs
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Exclusive: Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs

By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is rolling out machines to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders. The company started adding technology to a handful of warehouses in recent years that scans goods coming down a conveyor belt and envelops them seconds later in boxes custom-built for each item, two people who worked on the project told Reuters. Amazon has considered installing two machines at dozens more warehouses, removing at least 24 roles at each one, these people said.

Amazon poses challenge for rivals with one-day delivery goal after profits surge; to spend $800 mn in logistics
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Amazon poses challenge for rivals with one-day delivery goal after profits surge; to spend $800 mn in logistics

Shifts in the nature of Amazon’s business have afforded the company windfalls that it now can apply toward its ambitious delivery program

Project Kuiper: Amazon's plans for a 3,236-satellite network for high-speed internet
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Project Kuiper: Amazon's plans for a 3,236-satellite network for high-speed internet

Amazon, too, will join many other big & small names in the race to provide global access to internet.

Jeff Bezos' most expensive divorce settlement; retains voting power in Amazon, ex-wife surrenders 75% of couple's shares
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Jeff Bezos' most expensive divorce settlement; retains voting power in Amazon, ex-wife surrenders 75% of couple's shares

Jeff Bezos re-tweeted MacKenzie’s statement and added in a separate post that he was grateful “for her support and for her kindness in this process.”