End of Work from Home? Are TCS employees being forced to come to office?
TCS has begun delivering notes to staff members who don't put in at least 12 days of in-office work each month. The IT company reportedly threatened employees with disciplinary action if they failed to abide by its new policy. The firm is just one of the many that has put an end to work from home
Amazon launches the Echo Pop in India for Rs 5000, comes with semi-sphere design and in pastel colours
Amazon has launched the latest product in its Amazon Devices lineup, the Echo Pop in India, for a price of Rs 5,000. The Amazon Echo Pop is powered by Amazon's new AZ2 Neural Edge processor, which enables faster responses from Alexa
Amazon slapped with $30 million fine by FTC for violating privacy using Alexa VA and Ring bell cameras
The US' FTC has slapped a massive fine of $30 million on Amazon for failing to regulate how devices like Echo and Ring Camera bells. Amazon has to pay a civil penalty of $25 million. Additionally, the company agreed to refund customers $5.8 million
About 2000 Amazon employees walk off work protesting job cuts and work-from-office rules
Amazon employees from all across the world have planned to walkout of their work in protest to the recent layoffs, which saw 27,000 employees being terminated. The employees are also protesting the new work-from-office rules imposed by CEO Andy Jassy
Who is Lauren Sánchez, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' fiancée?
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend Lauren Sánchez are officially engaged. The former broadcast journalist was seen sporting a ring on her finger as the couple enjoyed their time aboard the billionaire's $500 million yacht while on holiday together in the South of France
Amazon becomes intelligent: E-commerce platform to add ChatGPT-like AI chatbot to its search engine
Amazon is planning to add a ChatGPT-like AI chat bot to its product search engine. Over the years, ads and sponsored links and content has ruined Amazon's product search engine for users, as per many consumer surveys.
Tech Layoffs: Amazon India lays off around 500 people in HR, tech support and web services teams
Amazon has laid off about 500 people from its Indian offices who were part of the HR, tech support and web services teams. These layoffs are part of the larger downsizing plan announced by Amazon CEO Andy Jassy in March, which was expected to impact around 9,000 employees.
Centre takes action against top e-commerce platforms for selling seat belt alarm stopper clips
Rule 138 of Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989 makes it mandatory to wear seat belts. However, online sales of such items that compromise passengers’ safety by stopping the alarm beep when not wearing seat belts can be unsafe and dangerous to the life & safety of consumers.
It’s raining food delivery apps in India: Does this mean cheaper services?
The Indian market is flooded with food delivery apps. The government-backed platform ONDC could be a big disruptor in the business. What does this mean for Swiggy and Zomato?
Amazon’s New Cost-Cutting Measure: E-commerce giant to pay shoppers to skip door-step delivery
Amazon has started a new programme under which it will pay customers $10 per order of over $25 if instead of getting their parcels delivered to their doorstep, customers pick them up from designated pickup points.
Wait, what? These US firms pay around Rs 7 lakhs a month to interns
According to a new list, Stripe topped with an average salary of Rs.7 lakhs for their interns.
Tech Layoffs: Amazon starts terminating more people, this time from HR and Amazon Web Services
Amazon is laying more people off their global workforce. This time around, Amazon is terminating people from various HR verticals in the companies it owns, along with several engineers at its AWS or Amazon Web Services team.
10/10 if you can guess the price of Jeff Bezos's t-shirt from his video at Coachella
Music festival Coachella is renowned for hosting some of the biggest stars from across the globe. This year, the event also witnessed an electrifying performance by the first-ever Punjabi singer, Diljit Dosanjh.
Britain to take on big tech companies with new legal powers
The legislation will also bolster protection for consumers by making it easier to opt out of online subscriptions and by making it easier to tackle fake reviews, the government said.
From TCS to Amazon, here are the 25 best companies to work at in India, as per LinkedIn’s survey
Even though Amazon saw a lot of people getting fired in the last two years, and several other workforce-related controversies, it manages to rank second in LinkedIn's top 25 places to work at.
Brazil offers to host regional summit for Amazon rainforest alliance in August
According to Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva intends to reinforce the region's plans for the Amazon during the summit in the northern city of Belem on 8 August and 9 August
Amazon workers in UK to strike for six days in April
Amazon, which employs 75,000 people across the UK, said its minimum pay had risen by 10% over the past seven months. GMB trade union said more than 560 workers at the warehouse in Coventry would strike on April 16-18 and April 21-23. Workers at the site staged the first strike in Britain in January
Bipartisan US lawmakers introduce bill aimed at Google, Facebook ad clout
The bill targets Alphabet's (GOOGL.O) Google and Meta's (META.O) Facebook, as well as Amazon.com (AMZN.O) and Apple (AAPL.O), according to Senator Mike Lee's office
Amazon deepens tech-sector gloom with another 9,000 layoffs
The layoffs will affect Amazon's streaming unit Twitch as well. Dan Clancy, who was named as CEO of Twitch last week, said the platform will lay off more than 400 employees
After sacking 18,000 employees, Amazon plans to cut 9,000 more jobs
This time around, the job cuts will hit profitable areas for the company including its cloud computing unit AWS and its burgeoning advertising business. Twitch, the gaming platform Amazon owns, will also see some layoffs