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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos visiting India next week, will reportedly meet PM Narendra Modi
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos visiting India next week, will reportedly meet PM Narendra Modi

Jeff Bezos will also attend SMBhav, an event focussing on small and medium businesses in India.

How Amazon's AWS arm allegedly makes profits off open-source software; leaving cloud computing startups languishing
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How Amazon's AWS arm allegedly makes profits off open-source software; leaving cloud computing startups languishing

For Amazon itself, AWS has become crucial. The division generated $25 billion in sales last year and is Amazon’s most profitable business.

Blue Origin successfully launches New Shepard rocket for the sixth time in a row
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Blue Origin successfully launches New Shepard rocket for the sixth time in a row

The company plans has a few more spaceflights before they begin putting people on board.

Mukesh Ambani becomes 9th richest in world with net worth of $60.6 bn after RIL's m-cap crosses Rs 10 lakh cr
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Mukesh Ambani becomes 9th richest in world with net worth of $60.6 bn after RIL's m-cap crosses Rs 10 lakh cr

Reliance Industries chairman, Mukesh Ambani now ranks as the 9th richest Indian across the globe, with a net worth of $60.6 billion, according to Forbes

Adobe's Shantanu Narayen, Mastercard's Ajay Banga, Microsoft's Satya Nadella in Harvard Business Review's top 10 best-performing CEOs
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Adobe's Shantanu Narayen, Mastercard's Ajay Banga, Microsoft's Satya Nadella in Harvard Business Review's top 10 best-performing CEOs

Three Indian-origin CEOs have been featured in a list of world's top 10 best-performing chief executives

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 India's e-commerce arm narrows FY19 loss to Rs 5,685 cr; revenue rises 55% to Rs 7,778 cr
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Amazon India's e-commerce arm narrows FY19 loss to Rs 5,685 cr; revenue rises 55% to Rs 7,778 cr

Amazon Seller Services, the online marketplace arm of the e-commerce giant in India, has narrowed its loss to Rs 5,685 crore for 2018-19

Blue Origin teams up with three aerospace giants to bid for NASA lunar lander contract
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Blue Origin teams up with three aerospace giants to bid for NASA lunar lander contract

NASA had asked 11 companies to carry out studies, produce prototypes of human landers for the Artemis program.

Amazon working on facial recognition regulations after facing backlash from critics
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Amazon working on facial recognition regulations after facing backlash from critics

Critics have said that technology from Amazon struggled to identify the gender of individuals with darker skin.

Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming
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Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming

Crowds of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change, heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg.

US Congress demands Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google to submit internal emails
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US Congress demands Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google to submit internal emails

The US Justice Department is investigating whether tech companies are engaging in anticompetitive behaviour

Amazon-backed doorbell camera company Ring facing scrutiny over police partnership
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Amazon-backed doorbell camera company Ring facing scrutiny over police partnership

The Washington Post reported last week that more than 400 police agencies have signed agreements with Ring.

Donald Trump says Florida faces 'absolute monster' in Hurricane Dorian; emergency declared in state as storm intensifies
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Donald Trump says Florida faces 'absolute monster' in Hurricane Dorian; emergency declared in state as storm intensifies

Florida residents were bracing for a hurricane on Thursday that was threatening to smack into the center of the state over the Labor Day weekend.

Govt needs to reduce e-commerce restrictions, red tape to revive economy, boost domestic growth: Amazon executive
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Govt needs to reduce e-commerce restrictions, red tape to revive economy, boost domestic growth: Amazon executive

The government revised its e-commerce rules in early 2019, creating hurdles for Amazon and rival Walmart Inc’s e-commerce subsidiary, Flipkart.

Amazon unveils its biggest campus in the world spanning 9.5 acres in Hyderabad
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Amazon unveils its biggest campus in the world spanning 9.5 acres in Hyderabad

Amazon started operations in India in 2004 from Hyderabad, but it launched its retail operations only in 2013.

Jeff Bezos sells Amazon stock worth $2.8 bn; move aims at funding billionaire entrepreneur’s rocket firm Blue Origin
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Jeff Bezos sells Amazon stock worth $2.8 bn; move aims at funding billionaire entrepreneur’s rocket firm Blue Origin

Bezos' former wife, Mackenzie Bezos, who currently owns Amazon stake worth more than $37 billion, is now the online retailer's second-largest individual shareholder.

Bernard Arnault replaces Bill Gates as world's second-richest person with $39 billion gains in a year; Jeff Bezos retains top slot
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Bernard Arnault replaces Bill Gates as world's second-richest person with $39 billion gains in a year; Jeff Bezos retains top slot

Bernard Arnault added $39 billion to his fortune in 2019, which pushed his net worth to $107.6 billion, as he led Gates by more than $200 million.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's divorce finally settled, wife will receive $38.3 billion of his fortune
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's divorce finally settled, wife will receive $38.3 billion of his fortune

MacKenzie in May pledged to give half her fortune to charity to join the "Giving Pledge" campaign.

Amazon retains Alexa voice recordings indefinitely unless users manually delete them
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Amazon retains Alexa voice recordings indefinitely unless users manually delete them

Amazon claims that it uses the transcripts of recordings for training its Alexa voice assistant.

Donald Trump expresses his unhappiness with NASA's new moon mission on Twitter
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Donald Trump expresses his unhappiness with NASA's new moon mission on Twitter

NASA plans to build a space outpost in lunar orbit that can relay astronauts to the moon by 2024.