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MP police file FIR against sellers over Tricolour-themed products on Amazon
India

MP police file FIR against sellers over Tricolour-themed products on Amazon

Amazon faced the ire of a section of Indian social media users over merchandising some products, including apparel and food items, that feature images of the Indian flag, with some saying that using the tricolour in such a way was an insult and a violation of the country's flag code

Reliance Industries doubles down on media business; ready to take on Amazon, Netflix, Hotstar
Business

Reliance Industries doubles down on media business; ready to take on Amazon, Netflix, Hotstar

The company is also planning to raise funds upwards of Rs 12,000 crore from financial investors, according to industry sources, to beef up the media business

Amazon faces backlash on Twitter over selling products with imprint of India's National Flag
Business

Amazon faces backlash on Twitter over selling products with imprint of India's National Flag

As #Amazon_Insults_National_Flag trends on Twitter today, users point out that selling chocolate wrappers, face masks, keychains and kids clothing with flag’s imprint is against the flag code of India

Republic Day sale: Are you planning to shop from Amazon or Flipkart? Use these apps for great cashbacks
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Republic Day sale: Are you planning to shop from Amazon or Flipkart? Use these apps for great cashbacks

Shopping through cashback apps from partnered merchants, you get additional rewards. You can transfer the cashback to your bank account or redeem it as vouchers

Delhi High Court dismisses Future Group's plea for termination of Amazon arbitration
India

Delhi High Court dismisses Future Group's plea for termination of Amazon arbitration

The tribunal has been hearing Amazon’s petition against the Future Group in connection with the deal between the two companies signed in 2019

FDI policy on e-commerce: Online firms cannot win the game by blaming govt but by finding a way around regulations
Business

FDI policy on e-commerce: Online firms cannot win the game by blaming govt but by finding a way around regulations

The reluctance of digital/technology companies to invest time and resources to navigate an uncertain regulatory landscape is more to be blamed than the FDI policy itself.

Maxima launches Max Pro X5 smartwatch at an introductory price of Rs 2,999: Check specs, features
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Maxima launches Max Pro X5 smartwatch at an introductory price of Rs 2,999: Check specs, features

The Maxima Max Pro X5 is powered by a Realtek chipset, and has a claimed battery life of up to 15 days; comes with a 1.7-inch HD display.

'Why no arrests like Aryan Khan?': CAIT demands action against Amazon officials in MP drug bust case
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'Why no arrests like Aryan Khan?': CAIT demands action against Amazon officials in MP drug bust case

This isn't the first time CAIT, which has been demanding a codified law for e-commerce since 2017, has taken aim at Amazon

Black Friday 2021: Here's all you need to know about mega shopping event
World

Black Friday 2021: Here's all you need to know about mega shopping event

Black Friday is associated with post-Thanksgiving and pre-Christmas shopping. It is a sales weekend in which both online and offline stores mark the day by offering attractive discounts to customers

Amazon Fab Phones Fest: Check out the best deals on Xiaomi, Samsung, OnePlus and iQOO phones
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Amazon Fab Phones Fest: Check out the best deals on Xiaomi, Samsung, OnePlus and iQOO phones

The Amazon Fab Phones Fest is live now and will go on till 28 November; SBI card users will get additional discount on a bunch of smartphones.

Online drug trade more serious than cybercrime, will not be tolerated in state, says Narottam Mishra
India

Online drug trade more serious than cybercrime, will not be tolerated in state, says Narottam Mishra

The Madhya Pradesh home minister has said that there are no guidelines for online businesses and hence the state will make one

Chemicals used to make bombs in Pulwama attack sourced through Amazon, says CAIT
India

Chemicals used to make bombs in Pulwama attack sourced through Amazon, says CAIT

CAIT urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for their immediate direct intervention in the matter

Amazon deforestation in Brazil rises by 22% in a year; a look at what caused deterioration in 15 years
World

Amazon deforestation in Brazil rises by 22% in a year; a look at what caused deterioration in 15 years

The National Institute for Space Research's Prodes monitoring system showed the Brazilian Amazon lost 13,235 square kilometers of rainforest in the 12-month reference period from 2020 August to July 2021

Amazon not cooperating in marijuana smuggling case, action will be taken, says MP home minister
India

Amazon not cooperating in marijuana smuggling case, action will be taken, says MP home minister

Recently, Madhya Pradesh Police busted an alleged racket of the sale of marijuana through Amazon and arrested three accused,

Striving for Equity in Digital Access
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Striving for Equity in Digital Access

Be it learning online during the current pandemic or earning by taking classes for interested groups of people, a digital device has the potential to completely transform the lives of many.

Amazon deliveryman in Florida fired after video of woman emerging from his van goes viral
World

Amazon deliveryman in Florida fired after video of woman emerging from his van goes viral

Amazon said that the driver is no longer associated with the company, adding that the scene in the video is not a reflection of 'the high standards we have for our delivery service partners and their drivers'

Facebook isn’t the first to rebrand itself to Meta: 10 other companies that underwent a name change
World

Facebook isn’t the first to rebrand itself to Meta: 10 other companies that underwent a name change

Facebook Inc., has decided to change its name to Meta to reflect the technology company's shifting focus on its virtual "metaverse" world

Prince William slams world's wealthiest men for funding space race, says 'fix Planet Earth instead'
World

Prince William slams world's wealthiest men for funding space race, says 'fix Planet Earth instead'

William voiced his disapproval a day after William Shatner became the oldest man to fly to space in a rocket built by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

Here’s How Prime Video Channels Will Make Video Streaming Even Better!
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Here’s How Prime Video Channels Will Make Video Streaming Even Better!

Prime Video Channels is launching with 8 different OTT services, including discovery+, Lionsgate Play, Docubay, Eros Now, MUBI, hoichoi, Manorama Max, and Shorts TV. Users no longer need to download different apps or visit different websites, and can enjoy their favourite content through channels on the Amazon Prime Video website and app itself!

Amazon introduces Echo Show 15, Halo fitness band, Astro robot and more at 2021 hardware event
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Amazon introduces Echo Show 15, Halo fitness band, Astro robot and more at 2021 hardware event

Amazon's 2021 hardware event witnessed the debut of the Amazon Echo Show 15, Astro robot, Halo View fitness tracker, Amazon Glow for kids and the Blink video doorbell.