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Analysis reveals Bezos' phone hacked via WhatsApp by account reportedly belonging to Saudi leader
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Analysis reveals Bezos' phone hacked via WhatsApp by account reportedly belonging to Saudi leader

Bezos’ security consultant had previously accused the Saudi government of hacking Bezos’ phone.

Hacking of Jeff Bezos' cellphone linked to WhatsApp account of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman
World

Hacking of Jeff Bezos' cellphone linked to WhatsApp account of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

A forensic analysis of Jeff Bezos’ cellphone found with “medium to high confidence” that the Amazon chief’s device was hacked after he received a video from a WhatsApp account reportedly belonging to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, according to a person familiar with the Bezos-ordered investigation

India needs a 'lot of investment', environment must be created for it: IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath
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India needs a 'lot of investment', environment must be created for it: IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath

On Monday, Gopinath said growth in India slowed sharply owing to stress in the non-banking financial sector and weak rural income growth.

Amazon India's electric delivery rickshaws to be manufactured by Noida-based Kalinga and Pace
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Amazon India's electric delivery rickshaws to be manufactured by Noida-based Kalinga and Pace

Amazon will build the charging infrastructure at its delivery stations. These vehicles will be priced between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 3 lakh.

BJP accuses Jeff Bezos-owned The Washington Post of 'biased' coverage; newspaper's editor hits back, says 'independent journalism not about charming govt'
India

BJP accuses Jeff Bezos-owned The Washington Post of 'biased' coverage; newspaper's editor hits back, says 'independent journalism not about charming govt'

The Washington Post’s senior global opinions editor Eli Lopez had an online spat with BJP’s foreign affairs chief Vijay Chauthaiwale, who slammed newspaper's editorials, claiming the media house is biased towards Pakistan and overtly critical of India

There are ‘a lot of problems’ with Amazon chief Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post: BJP official
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There are ‘a lot of problems’ with Amazon chief Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post: BJP official

The swipe at the Post came a day after a cabinet minister gave short shrift to Amazon's investment plans for India.

From receiving a leadership award from PM in 2016 to being snubbed by govt in 2019, much has changed for Amazon's Jeff Bezos
India

From receiving a leadership award from PM in 2016 to being snubbed by govt in 2019, much has changed for Amazon's Jeff Bezos

But apart from these policy and technical challenges surrounding Amazon, Bezos was greeted with a rather public snub by the Union Minister of Commerce Piyush Goyal, upon his offer to invest additional $1 billion to help small traders transition onto the online marketspace

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos seeks to keep controversies at bay; focusses on e-commerce giant's investment, job creation in India in letter
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos seeks to keep controversies at bay; focusses on e-commerce giant's investment, job creation in India in letter

In a letter, Bezos reiterated the e-commerce giant's investment and commitment to job creation in India

Piyush Goyal backtracks on his statement against Amazon; says govt welcomes all types of investments in India
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Piyush Goyal backtracks on his statement against Amazon; says govt welcomes all types of investments in India

On Thursday, Goyal said Amazon was not doing a favour to the country by the investments and questioned how the online retailing major could incur such "big" losses but for its predatory pricing.

Amazon will need more than $1 bn to win over merchants as anger mounts over private brands
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Amazon will need more than $1 bn to win over merchants as anger mounts over private brands

No fair play as Amazon, Flipkart, Swiggy, Zomato labels have unfair advantage, say merchants, restaurants

Amazon plans to generate one million jobs in India by 2025 via investments in technology, infrastructure
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Amazon plans to generate one million jobs in India by 2025 via investments in technology, infrastructure

Amazon.com Inc chief Jeff Bezos had on Wednesday announced $1 billion investment in India to help bring small and medium businesses online and committed to exporting $10 billion worth of India-made goods by 2025.

Jeff Bezos meets Bollywood at event organised by Amazon Prime Video; Shah Rukh Khan, Zoya Akhtar in attendance
Entertainment

Jeff Bezos meets Bollywood at event organised by Amazon Prime Video; Shah Rukh Khan, Zoya Akhtar in attendance

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Thursday met celebrities from the Indian entertainment industry as part of his three-day visit to the country.

Amazon not doing favour by investing $1 bn dollar in India; e-commerce firms must follow country's rules: Piyush Goyal
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Amazon not doing favour by investing $1 bn dollar in India; e-commerce firms must follow country's rules: Piyush Goyal

The $1 billion investment by Amazon.com to help bring small and medium businesses online is on the top of $5.5 billion funding it had previously announced.

Traders' body CAIT alleges $1 bn not investment but promotional finance to Amazon India to crush retail trade
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Traders' body CAIT alleges $1 bn not investment but promotional finance to Amazon India to crush retail trade

Traders' body CAIT on Wednesday alleged that the $1 billion investment announced by Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is "promotional finance" to Amazon India to crush retail trade and encourage predatory pricing and deep discounting

Jeff Bezos talks space, Blue Origin, and climate change at Amazon India event in New Delhi
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Jeff Bezos talks space, Blue Origin, and climate change at Amazon India event in New Delhi

He believes that climate change can be dealt with by people, all over the world, coming together taking 'collective action.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos commits $1 bn investment, to digitise over 10 million small businesses in India
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos commits $1 bn investment, to digitise over 10 million small businesses in India

Amazon.com Inc chief Jeff Bezos on Wednesday announced $1 billion (over Rs 7,000 crore) investment in India to help bring small and medium businesses online and committed to exporting $10 billion worth of India-made goods by 2025

Amazon fund infusion: E-commerce major pumps in over Rs 1,715 cr into India units ahead of CEO Jeff Bezos' visit
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Amazon fund infusion: E-commerce major pumps in over Rs 1,715 cr into India units ahead of CEO Jeff Bezos' visit

Amazon has committed $5.5 billion in India investments, while Walmart in 2018 pumped in $16 billion to buy a majority stake in Flipkart, its biggest deal

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos arrives in India for three-day visit, pays floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Delhi's Rajghat
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos arrives in India for three-day visit, pays floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Delhi's Rajghat

During his visit, Bezos is slated to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, other government officials and industry leaders.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to be welcomed in India with new antitrust case filed by Competition Commission of India
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Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to be welcomed in India with new antitrust case filed by Competition Commission of India

Indian merchants have lobbied Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take tougher action against Amazon India and Flipkart.

Amazon, Flipkart to be investigated by Indian government for violations of competition law
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Amazon, Flipkart to be investigated by Indian government for violations of competition law

The CCI said its investigation unit should complete the Amazon, Flipkart probe within 60 days.